U.S. History

Timeline created by BDragon99
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Free land was offered to anyone that occupied it for at least 5 years.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Complete

    Transcontinental Railroad Complete
    The railroad connected the eastern with the pacific coast.
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

    Industrialization Begins to Boom
    The increase of factories and job opportunities.
  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

    Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall
    A man who ran the Tammany hall and caused many problems.
  • Telephone Invented

    Telephone Invented
    the invention of the first phone to communicate from anywhere in the country
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    In 1877, Hayes withdrew the last federal troops from the south, and the bayonet-backed Republican governments collapsed, thereby ending Reconstruction.
  • Light Bulb invented

    Light Bulb invented
    The light bulb was not commonly used among the citizens and were feared by it as well.
  • Third Wave of Immigration

    Third Wave of Immigration
    the immigration to america from European countries
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    A law that said that they would not allow anymore Asian people in america. (especially Chinese people)
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    enacted in 1883, established the positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    It forced Native Americans to switch to more modern life
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    It was an act were it required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.
  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

    Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth
    A book written by Andrew Carnegie that was about how he felt horrible at an incident that happened to his workers. (picture wont load)
  • Chicago's Hull House

    Chicago's Hull House
    Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. It helped show the poor side of the city (Chicago)
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    it was the discovery of gold in the Klondike territory
  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    The act was made to get rid of any bad monopolies, but let good monopolies stay.
  • How the others Half lives

    How the others Half lives
    it describes the life of the poor and what they usually go through on a daily basis
  • • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

    •	Influence of Sea Power Upon History
    a revolutionary analysis of the importance of naval power as a factor in the rise of the British Empire.
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

    Homestead Steel Labor Strike
    The workers of the steel industry had a huge strike
  • Pullman Labor Strike

    Pullman Labor Strike
    Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894
  • • Annexation of Hawaii

    •	Annexation of Hawaii
    In 1893 the last monarch of Hawaii, Queen Liliuokalani, was overthrown by party of businessmen, who then imposed a provisional government.
  • • Spanish American War

    •	Spanish American War
    the war between Spain and the U.S for the control of Cuba & it's resources.
  • • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins

    •	Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins
    a canal that was created to make shipping good more quicker and easier
  • • Assassination of President McKinley

    •	Assassination of President McKinley
    a crazy man had killed President McKinley
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    A book written by Upton Sinclair
  • Pure Food & Drug Act

    Pure Food & Drug Act
    For preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs
  • Model-T

    a car made by Henry Ford

    Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was one of the earliest and most influential civil rights organization in the United States.
  • • 16th Amendment

    •	16th Amendment
    have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.
  • • Federal Reserve Act

    •	Federal Reserve Act
    the central banking system of the United States, and which created the authority to issue Federal Reserve Notes (now commonly known as the U.S. Dollar)
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislatures.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    The event that sparked the First World War
  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

    Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns
    Weapons used to get troops out of the trenches
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    A ship that was sunken by a German submarine and Caused the U.S. to join the War
  • • National Parks System

    •	National Parks System
    The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    Germany sends a message to mexico to get them to attack the U.S.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    Russia went into a revolution and caused it to turn into the Soviet Union
  • U.S. entry into WWl

    U.S. entry into WWl
    Congress declares war
  • Battle of Argonne Forest

    Battle of Argonne Forest
    A battle that took place at the Argonne Forest between the U.S. and germany
  • Armistice

    a pack that says that there will be now fighting between nations for ten years
  • Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points

    Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points
    After World War I
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    a pack that said that germany would pay for the war and couldn't have a huge army
  • • 18th Amendment

    •	18th Amendment
    The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislatures.
  • • 19th Amendment

    •	19th Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
  • President Harding's Return to Normalcy

    President Harding's Return to Normalcy
    The U.S. would keep to it's self again like it did before
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    An area were the African American people had moved to from the south
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    An event where the U.S. was afraid of communist coming into the United States
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    A scandal that was between the U.S. President and a oil company
  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

    Joseph Stalin Leads USSR
    Joseph Stalin becomes dictator of the USSR
  • Scopes "monkey" trail

    Scopes "monkey" trail
    A trial that had happened to allow the teaching of evolution
  • Mein Kampf published

    A Book published by Hitler
  • Charles Lindbergh's Trans-Atlantic Flight

    Charles Lindbergh's Trans-Atlantic Flight
    A plane flight made by Charles Lindbergh
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    a massacre of multiple gang members
  • Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"

    Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"
    Business stocks drop into bankrupts
  • Hoovervilles

    Small towns that were built by the citizens due to the lack of money
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff
    A tax on any European imports to the U.S.
  • 100,000 Banks Have Failed

    100,000 Banks Have Failed
    Banks loose all there money that are in the bank
  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration(AAA)

    Agriculture Adjustment Administration(AAA)
    United States federal law of the New Deal era designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)
  • Public Works Administration(PWA)

    Public Works Administration(PWA)
    Part of the New Deal of 1933 was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States
  • Hitler appointed chancellor of germany

    Hitler appointed chancellor of germany
    Germany appoints Hitler as chancellor
  • Dust bowl

    Dust bowl
    A huge sand storm that hit the great plains during the great depression
  • Social Security Administration(SSA)

    Social Security Administration(SSA)
    It's a program that allows elder people to retire and live while they are retired.
  • Rape of nanjing

    Rape of nanjing
    Japan invades china and kills the men and rapes the women of china
  • kristallnacht

    Germany burns Jewish temples
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invades Poland
    The start of World War II
  • German Blizkrieg attacks

    German Blizkrieg attacks
    A bombing attack by german planes on Great Britain
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    A squad of Black American Airmen who actually served in WWII
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    U.S. soldiers that transmitted a secret code that only they new for the allied units
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    An event at a U.S. naval dock was bombed by Japanese planes
  • Executive Order 9066

    Executive Order 9066
    U.S. puts all Japanese- Americans into camps
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    U.S. and Philippine soldiers are forced to march to death by Japanese soldiers
  • Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)

    Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)
    An event during World War 2 that the U.S.,Canada, and Great Britain charged a beach into France
  • Atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

    Atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima
    The U.S. dropped 2 highly explosives on japan
  • Victory over japan/pacific (VJ/VP) day

    Victory over japan/pacific (VJ/VP) day
    Japan surrenders
  • Liberation Of Concentration camps

    Liberation Of Concentration camps
  • Victory in Europe (VE) day

    Victory in Europe (VE) day
    Germany surrenders
  • Nuremberg

    Nuremberg, a city in northern Bavaria, is distinguished by medieval architecture such as the fortifications and stone towers of its Altstadt (Old Town).
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    Gilded Age

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    Progressive Era

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    -Political party : Republican /progressive (Bull moose) party
    -Domestic policies : Square Deal (3 c's), trust buster, consumer, conservation(nature)
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    William Howard Taft

    -Political party : Republican party
    -Domestic Policies : (3's) tried, 16/17 amendments
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    Woodrow Wilson

    -Political party : Democratic party
    -Domestic policies : Clayton anti-trust act, National Parks service, Federal reserve act, 18/19th amendments
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    World War I

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    Roaring Twenties

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    Great Depression

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

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    New Deal Programs

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    The holocaust

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    World war II

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    Harry S. Truman