1865-1910 significant events

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    historical events

  • KKK

    The KKK was established and would continue to produce horrible crimes and hatred against African Americans.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Jim crow laws were established to legally persecute African Americans and go around the laws of the 13,14,15th admendments.
  • Freedsman Bureau

    Freedsman Bureau
    creation of an organization to help freed slaves get on their feet and enter into society as free men.
  • 13th Admendment

    13th Admendment
    outlawed slavery throughout the united states
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln is assasinated by John Wilks Booth.
  • Special Field Order Number 15

    Special Field Order Number 15
    military orders given by General William Tecumseh
  • Joseph Pulitzer

    Joseph Pulitzer
    emigrated to us, created a newspaper and turned it into the voice of the democratic party.
  • Fisk University

    Fisk University
    Blacks education advanced as Fisk University was built in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Buffalo Soldiers

    Buffalo Soldiers
    The first time the government established African American groups in the military.
  • The Ghost Dance

    The Ghost Dance
    Indians would preform this religious dance to revive their old culture and traditional indian life. This was a desperate cry for help as the American Government was forcing them to change.
  • US aquires Alaska

    US aquires Alaska
    US aquires Alaska for 7.2 million dollars
  • 8 hour workday

    8 hour workday
    first time the government listened to the ideas of the public and changed workdays to only 8 hours.
  • Grange Movement

    Grange Movement
    started the better the lives of farmers then turned into the populist party.
  • traffic lights

    traffic lights
    J P Knight invents the traffic light. produces bette quality of life
  • Anglican Church

    Anglican Church
    we see disagreements heat up as the Anglican church in Ireland splits.
  • Knights of Labor

    Knights of Labor
    gave americans the chance to have a say so on working hours without recieving consequences.
  • transcontinental railroad

    transcontinental railroad
    the first time that the entire united states was connected.
  • African American Senator

    African American Senator
    1st African American senator- Hiram R Revels
  • 15th Admendment

    15th Admendment
    gave all african americans the right to vote even freed slaves.
  • Vatican Council

    Vatican Council
    The first Vatican Council becomes present.
  • Standard Oil

    Standard Oil
    Standard Oil was established and controlled over 90 percent of us refineries and pipelines
  • Yellowstone

    Yellowstone National Park is founded
  • Colfax Massacre

    Colfax Massacre
    more than 100 African americans were killed in Louisiana. First time the African Americans defended white men.
  • Depression

    Economic depression hits and the amount of money decreases.
  • Barbed Wire

    Barbed Wire
    Glidden creates barbed wire and helps rangle animals in the west
  • Equal Rights Act

    Equal Rights Act
    government guarentted African Americans equal rights for civil responsibilities and jury duty.
  • Colorado

    Colorado was admitted as a state.
  • baseball

    creation of baseball league
  • Munn vs. Illi.

    Munn vs. Illi.
    The federal courts sided with the State.
  • Great railroad strike

    Great railroad strike
    railroad workers and 500,000 other workers went on strike. Rutherford Hayes had to use federal troops to end the violence. Helped set the stage for later violence.
  • moving picture

    moving picture
    Eadweard Muybridge created the first motion picture.
  • Salvation Army

    Salvation Army
    William and Catherine Booth founded the Salvation Army. First time we see people doing good things in the name of God.
  • Thomas Edison Lightbulb

    Thomas Edison Lightbulb
    led to more inventions and improvements in electricity
  • women lawyers

    women lawyers
    women lawyers were legalized to speak in front of jurys and argue cases.
  • National Baptist Convention Association

    National Baptist Convention Association
    National Baptist Convention Association is established. We see the coming together of different churches and forming a whole.
  • century of dishonor

    century of dishonor
    aroused people's emotions against injustice and made them strive for a greater good.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    prohibited the entry of anymore Chinese into the US. Did not allow the naturalization of Chinese already in the US.
  • Pendelton Act

    Pendelton Act
    promised that government jobs would be given based on qualifications and intelligence and not on wealth and connections.
  • Samuel Fergueson

    Samuel Fergueson
    samuel fergueson becomes bishop of Episcopal Church.
  • Haymarket Riot

    Haymarket Riot
    a fight broke out between unionists and non union strikebreakers, killed two unionists and wounded others. The next day people gathered at haymarket square to protest against police brutality. Bomb exploded and killed 7 and injured others.
  • Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty
    symbolized American's open arms toward immigrants
  • Dishwasher

    Josephine Cochrane invents the dishwasher to help womens everyday life.
  • Coca Cola

    Coca Cola
    Pemberton creates coca cola
  • Catholic University

    Catholic University
    First educational establishment founded based on religion. Catholic University of America.
  • photography

    a spark of invention led to photography being used
  • North Dakota

    North Dakota
    North Dakota was admitted as a state.
  • Washington

    Washington was admitted as a state.
  • First US film

    First US film
    first US film was created "fred oh's sneeze"
  • Yosemite Park

    Yosemite Park
    Yosemite Park is founded
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    required railroad rates to be reasonable and set up the Interstate Commerce Commission.
  • Sherman Antitrust

    Sherman Antitrust
    could only be used to regulate commerce, not manufacturing.
  • Sherman Silver Purchase Act

    Sherman Silver Purchase Act
    increased the coinage of silver, but eventually led to inflation and contributed to the panic of 1893.

    National American Women Suffrage Association was founded. Established to secure the right for women to vote.
  • Populist convention in omaha

    Populist convention in omaha
    the graduated income tax, the secret ballot, the direct election of Senators, and the eight hour day were discussed and eventually were put to use.
  • Depression

    Economic depression hits and the amount of a dollar decreases.
  • Plessy vs. Fergueson

    Plessy vs. Fergueson
    established separate but equal
  • Cross of Gold speech

    Cross of Gold speech
    the inflation that would result from the silver standard would make it easier for farmers to pay off their debts by their revenue dollars.
  • Carnegie Steel

    Carnegie Steel
    Carnegie Steel company was sold to John Morgan for $480 million dollars.
  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt
    made a ton of reforms for the common people
  • air conditioning

    air conditioning
    Carrier creates air conditioning and increases quality of life especially on humid summer days in the city
  • Saint Pope X

    Saint Pope X
    Saint Pope X becomes the defeandor of faith.
  • Sequoia National Park

    Sequoia National Park
    Captain Charles Young and Buffalo Soldiers arrive at Sequoia National Park.
  • airplane

    wright brothers create and use the airplane which increases the drive for technological advances.
  • tractor

    Holt invents the tractor and betters the lives of farmers.
  • Pentecostal Movement

    Pentecostal Movement
    new wave of thinking comes through with the Pentecostal Movement
  • Roosevelt Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt Antiquities Act
    Teddy Roosevelt passes the Antiquities Act.
  • Mesa Verde national Park

    Mesa Verde national Park
    Mesa Verde National Park is founded.
  • Roosevelt Petrified Forest

    Roosevelt Petrified Forest
    Teddy Roosevelt created the Petrified Forest National monument.
  • Meat Inspection Act

    Meat Inspection Act
    first government regulation of food for the better quality of food.
  • Railroad Regulations

    Railroad Regulations
    Roosevelt put railroad regulations on the railroad system which limited the backdoor money stealing deals.
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    led to Theodore Roosevelt making the meat inspection act
  • Grand Canyon

    Grand Canyon
    Grand Canyon was recgonized and named a national monument.

    became the largest organization for civil rights. National advancement association for colored people
  • World Mission of Conferece

    World Mission of Conferece
    With the World Mission of Conference in Edinburgh we see the coming together of churches for the greater good.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    First use and implimentation of the assembly line. Increased production and lowered price of overall product.
  • Fundamentalism

    new ideas spark and fundamentalism is founded with 5 main points.
  • Hallmark Cards

    Hallmark Cards
    Creation of Hallmark Cards increased profits for holidays as more holidays were more sentimental.
  • breakup of standard oil

    breakup of standard oil
    Breakup of standard oil company completley got rid of monopolies.
  • Panama Canal opens

    Panama Canal opens
    with the opening of the Panama Canal a spike of economic trade increased.