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
  • 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

    Model-T
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    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
  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

    Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
  • • 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
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
  • U.S. entry into WWl

    U.S. entry into WWl
  • Battle of Argonne Forest

    Battle of Argonne Forest
  • Armistice

    Armistice
  • Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points

    Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
  • • 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
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

    Joseph Stalin Leads USSR
  • Scopes "monkey" trail

    Scopes "monkey" trail
  • Mein Kampf published

  • Charles Lindbergh's Trans-Atlantic Flight

    Charles Lindbergh's Trans-Atlantic Flight
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
  • Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"

    Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"
  • Hoovervilles

    Hoovervilles
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff
  • 100,000 Banks Have Failed

    100,000 Banks Have Failed
  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration(AAA)

    Agriculture Adjustment Administration(AAA)
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)

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

    Public Works Administration(PWA)
  • Hitler appointed chancellor of germany

    Hitler appointed chancellor of germany
  • Dust bowl

    Dust bowl
  • Social Security Administration(SSA)

    Social Security Administration(SSA)
  • Rape of nanjing

    Rape of nanjing
  • kristallnacht

    kristallnacht
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invades Poland
  • German Blizkrieg attacks

    German Blizkrieg attacks
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
  • Executive Order 9066

    Executive Order 9066
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
  • Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)

    Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)
  • Atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

    Atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima
  • Victory over japan/pacific (VJ/VP) day

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

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

    Victory in Europe (VE) day
  • Nuremberg

    Nuremberg
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    Gilded Age

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    Progressive Era

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    Imperialism

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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