Wednesday, March 14, 2012

American History- Timeline of Major Events 1900-1910

* 1900 - U.S. population exceeds 75 million
* 1900 - Foraker Act
* 1900 - Gold Standard Act
* 1900 - U.S. helps put down Boxer Rebellion
* 1900 - 1900 Galveston hurricane
* 1901 - William McKinley assassinated
* 1901 - Theodore Roosevelt becomes President
* 1901 - U.S. Steel founded by John Pierpont Morgan
* 1901 - Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
* 1902 - Drago Doctrine
* 1902 - First Rose Bowl game played
* 1902 - Newlands Reclamation Act
* 1903 - Great Train Robbery movie opens
* 1903 - Ford Motor Company formed
* 1903 - First World Series
* 1903 - Elkins Act
* 1903 - Big Stick Diplomacy
* 1903 - Hay-Bunau Varilla Treaty
* 1903 - Hay-Herran Treaty
* 1903 - Department of Commerce and Labor created
* 1903 - The Wright brothers make their first powered flight in the Wright Flyer
* 1904 - Roosevelt Corollary to Monroe Doctrine
* 1904 - Panama Canal Zone acquired
* 1905 - Niagara Falls conference
* 1905 - Industrial Workers of the World
* 1906 - Susan B. Anthony dies
* 1906 - Algeciras Conference
* 1906 - Pure Food and Drug Act and Meat Inspection Act
* 1906 - Hepburn Act
* 1906 - Theodore Roosevelt negotiates Treaty of Portsmouth, receives Nobel Peace Prize

Teddy Roosevelt, the Bull Moose, led American progressives in the early 20th century

* 1906 - San Francisco earthquake
* 1907 - Oklahoma becomes a state
* 1907 - Gentlemen's Agreement
* 1907 - Coal mine explodes in Monongah, West Virginia, killing at least 361. Worst industrial accident in American history.
* 1908 - Ford Model T appears on market
* 1908 - Root-Takahira agreement
* 1908 - Federal Bureau of Investigation established
* 1908 - Aldrich Vreeland Act
* 1909 - The U.S. penny is changed to the Abraham Lincoln design
* 1909 - William Howard Taft becomes President
* 1909 - Robert Peary claims to have reached the North Pole
* 1909 - NAACP founded by W. E. B. Du Bois
* 1909 - Payne-Aldrich tariff
* 1909 - Taft implements Dollar Diplomacy
* 1909 - Pinchot-Ballinger controversy

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