Woodrow Wilson Timeline

Woodrow Wilson Timeline. A Lifetime of Events for the 28th U.S. President  both public and private. From his birth in Staunton, Virginia on December 28, 1856 to his death in Washington D.C. on February 3, 1924.

1856 Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28th
James Buchanan is elected President
1859 John Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry
1860 Abraham Lincoln is elected President
1861 the Civil War Begins
1863 Emancipation Proclamation
The Battle of Gettysburg
1865 General Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox
President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated
Andrew Johnson assumes the Presidency upon the death of President Lincoln
1868 Andrew Johnson is impeached
Ulysses S. Grant is elected President
1873 Bank Panic
Wilson enters Davidson College
1875 Wilson enters Princeton College
1876 Custers Last Stand
1877 Rutherford B. Hayes is elected President
1879 Wilson studies at the University of Virginia Law School
1880 James A. Garfield is elected President
1881 http:/american-presidents-history.com/james-garfield-timeline.html">James Garfield is assassinated
Chester Arthur assumes the Presidency upon the death of President Garfield
1882 Wilson is elected to the Bar
1882 Pendelton Act
Wilson studies at Johns Hopkins University
1884 Grover Cleveland is elected President
1885 Wilson publishes Congressional Government
Wilson marries Ellen Axson
Teaches at Bryn Mawr
1886 Receives Ph.D from Johns Hopkins
1888 Benjamin Harrison is elected President
Wilson teaches at Wesleyan
1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Act
Wilson is appointed Professor at Princeton
1896 William McKinley is elected President
1901 William McKinley is assassinated
Theodore Roosevelt assumes the Presidency upon the death of President McKinley
1908 William Howard Taft is elected President
1910 Mann-Elkins Act
Wilson is elected Governor of New Jersey
1912 Woodrow Wilson is elected President
1913 The 16th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified
The 17th Amendment is ratified
Wilson proposes the Federal Reserve Act
Federal Reserve Act
1914 World War I begins
Federal Trade Commission Act
Clayton Antitrust Act
First Lady Ellen Wilson Dies
1915 Lusitania is sunk
Wilson marries Edith Galt
1916 National Defense Act
Wilson sends troops to the Mexican Border
Denmark cedes Virgin Islands to the United States
Wilson is re-elected President
1917 Wilson severes diplomatic relations with Germany
War with Germany is declared
Establishes War Industries Board
Liberty Loan Act
Wilson places railroads under federal control
Selective Service Act
Espionage Act
Prohibition Act
1918 Wilson delivers his Fourteen Points speech for peace
Appoints National War Labor Board
Sedition Act
Battle of Belleau Wood
Wilson attends a peace conference in France
Second Battle of the Marne
Meuse-Argonne Offensive
War end on November 11th
1919 Wilson helps draft the Treaty of Versailles and the Leauge of Nations
18th Amendment to the Constituion is ratified
United States Senate reject the Leaugue of Nations
Wilson suffers from a stroke
Wilson is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
1920 19th Amendment is ratified
Warren G. Harding is elected President
1921 Wilson retires
1923 Warren Harding dies
Calvin Coolidge assumes the Presidency upon the death of President Warren Harding
1924 Woodrow Wilson dies February 3, in Washington D.C.

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The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it."
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