1876-1900

Timeline created by angieachavez
In History
  • Rutherford B. Hayes

    Rutherford B. Hayes
    Rutherford B. Hayes becomes the 19th President of the United States
  • Lightbulb

    Lightbulb
    Thomas Edison invents the lightbulb
  • Indians Surrender

    Indians Surrender
    Sitting Bull surrenders to the United States Army, ending major Native American resistance to white settlers
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    Congress passes the Dawes General Allotment Act, splitting Indian tribes into individual family units, rather than a single tribal group.
  • William Mckinley

    William Mckinley
    William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States
  • Iron Strike

    Iron Strike
    The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers strikes at one of Andrew Carnegie's steel mills. The state militia is called in to break the strike, which in turn destroyed the union.
  • Pullman Strike

    Pullman Strike
    Workers at the Pullman rail car factory strike. They are aided by the American Railway Union. The strike is broken by the arrest of the union's leader, Eugene Debs.
  • Gold Standard Act

    Gold Standard Act
    Congress passes the Gold Standard Act, ending the monetary debate by putting the United States on a gold standard.