Woodrow Wilson Timeline

Woodrow Wilson Presidency Timeline
Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States who served in office from March 4, 1913 to March 4, 1921. What were the key events during his presidency? The Woodrow Wilson Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Woodrow Wilson Presidency Timeline
Woodrow Wilson Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from March 4, 1913 to March 4, 1921 that included:

The Sinking of the Lusitania and US entry into WW1
The National Defense Act -
The Fourteen Points speech
The 18th and 19th Amendment to the Constitution & Prohibition

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Woodrow Wilson Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Woodrow Wilson Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Woodrow Wilson Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

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Woodrow Wilson Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events

1913 - Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated as 28th President of the United States

1913 - The Federal Reserve Act, aka the Currency Bill, or the Owen-Glass Act, designed to safeguard the US economy, allowed for a regional Federal Reserve System, operating under a supervisory board in Washington

1913 - May: John D. Rockefeller donates $100 million to begin the Rockefeller Foundation on May 14, 1913

1914 - World War I (1914-1918) was triggered on 28 June 1914 by the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria by a Serbian terrorist group, called The Black Hand. The adversaries involved 2 opposing alliances - the Allies and the Central Powers

1914 - August: The Panama Canal was officially opened

1915 - The Rocky Mountain National Park is established in Colorado. January 26, 1915

1915 - 1915 US Congress Authorized "Mounted Inspectors" along the US-Mexico Border

1915 - The Sinking of the Lusitania: The British passenger ocean liner, the Lusitania, sailed on May 1st 1915 from New York bound for Liverpool. It was sunk by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915. This action was instrumental in bringing the US into WW1

1915 - President Wilson marries Edith Bolling Galt in a Washington, D.C. on December 18, 1915

1916 - July: Saboteurs explode an ammunition depot and destroys docks at Toms River Island near Jersey City followed by the destruction of a munitions plant in Kingsland, New Jersey

1916 - July: Woodrow Wilson is re-elected President of the United States

1916 - The National Defense Act is passed in response to threats at home and deteriorating relations between Germany and the United States

1917 - The US entered WWI by declaring war on Germany in 1917 on April 06, 1917

1917 - The Espionage and Sedition Acts made it a crime to interfere with the operations of the military to promote the success of its enemies and prohibited many forms of speech perceived as disloyal to the US

1918 - The Fourteen Points speech was given to Congress on January 8, 1918 by President Woodrow Wilson

1918 - May: The Selective Service Act is passed requiring all men between the ages of 21 and 30 to register with locally administered draft boards for a federal draft conscription lottery

1918 - November 11, 1918: End of WW I (the Great War) when the Armistice was signed in Redonthes, France

1919 - The devastating world-wide influenza epidemic reaches its height in the US

1919 - The Treaty of Versailles was the peace settlement signed after World War One

1919 - Prohibition: The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed January 16, 1919 which  banned on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of all alcoholic beverages across the nation. The Prohibition era lasted from 1920 - 1933.

1920 - The Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed May 19, 1919 which guaranteed American women the right to vote

1921 - His presidency and term in office ends. The next US President was Warren G. Harding

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For detailed articles about the most important events during his presidency timeline refer to Woodrow Wilson Accomplishments and Events

Woodrow Wilson Presidency Timeline
The Woodrow Wilson Timeline detailed above provides interesting facts and important information about the 28th President of the United States.

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