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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.



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



Mexican-American War begins.



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



Oregon admission to the US
Harper's Ferry Raid



Pony Express begins



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.



Battle of Gettysburg



Sand Creek Massacre



Abraham Lincoln assassinated
United States Civil War ends



Civil Rights Act of 1866
Ku Klux Klan founded



Alaska Purchase from Russia



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.



Arthur supported the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882



Pendleton Act (1883) for Civil Service reform



1885 the Presidency of Chester Arthur ended



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

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