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Chester Arthur Timeline

Short Biography of President Chester Arthur
Lifespan: 1829 - 1886
Born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont
Chester Arthur died on November 18, 1886 in New York
Twenty-first President of America - His term in office was from 1881 to 1885

Why was Chester Arthur famous?
Chester Arthur was famous as the twenty-first President of the United States of America and was well known for being honest and responsible. His major accomplishment was the reform of the civil service system.

The next US President was Grover Cleveland.

1829

 

Chester Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont

1846

 

Mexican-American War begins.

1859

 

Chester A. Arthur was married to Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur on October 25, 1859. They had 3 Children

1859

 

Oregon admission to the US
Harper's Ferry Raid

1860

 

Pony Express begins

1861

 

The American Civil War,also called the War between the States, was waged from April 1861 until April 1865. The 4 year war was between the federal government of the United States and 11 Southern states that asserted their right to secede (withdraw) from the Union. Abraham Lincolnwas the central figure of the American Civil War. Chester A. Arthur served in the Civil War.

1863

 

Battle of Gettysburg

1864

 

Sand Creek Massacre

1865

 

Abraham Lincoln assassinated
United States Civil War ends

1866

 

Civil Rights Act of 1866
Ku Klux Klan founded

1867

 

Alaska Purchase from Russia

1881

 

1881 Chester Arthur became the President of the United States of America
Chester A. Arthur was a reformer and worked hard for the reunification of the nation after the Civil War and Reconstruction.

1882

 

Arthur supported the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

1883

 

Pendleton Act (1883) for Civil Service reform

1885

 

1885 the Presidency of Chester Arthur ended

1886

 

Chester Arthur died of a stroke, on November 18, 1886 in New York. He was buried in Albany, New York.

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