AP U.S. History Notes

1900-1920

  • 1900: Gold Standard
  • 1901: Theodore Roosevelt becomes President
  • 1904: Roosevelt Corollary to Monroe Doctrine
  • 1904-1914: Panama Canal built
  • 1906
    • Hepburn Act, Pure Food and Drug Act
    • The Jungle
  • 1912: Election of Woodrow Wilson
  • 1913
    • Sixteen Amendment authorizing income tax ratified
    • Seventeenth Amendment providing for direct elections of Senators ratified
    • Federal Reserve System begun
    • Wilson broadens segregation in civil service
  • 1914
    • World War 1 begins
    • U. S. troops occupy Vera Cruz
  • 1915
    • U. S. troops sent to Haiti
    • Lusitania sunk, U. S. intervened
    • KKK revived
  • 1916: Germany issues Sussex pledge
  • 1917
    • Russian Revolution
    • U.S. enters WW1
  • 1918
    • WW1 ends
    • Treaty of Versailles
  • 1919
    • Eighteenth Amendment prohibits alcoholic beverages
    • Red Scare
  • 1920
    • Nineteenth Amendment gives women the right to vote
    • First radio station KDKA in Pittsburgh

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Aboukhadijeh, Feross. "1900-1920" StudyNotes.org. Study Notes, LLC., 17 Nov. 2012. Web. 10 Dec. 2019. <https://www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/timelines/1900-1920/>.
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