1876-1900

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In History
  • First telephone

    First telephone
    Alexander Graham Bell won the first United States patent for the telephone.
  • Rutherford B. Hayes Elected President

    Rutherford B. Hayes Elected President
    Rutherford B. Hayes is elected as the 19th President of the United States.
  • The End of Reconstruction

    The End of Reconstruction
    The end of reconstruction was brought on by the presidential election of 1876.
  • The Great Railroad Strike

    The Great Railroad Strike
    The Great Railroad Strike was the first major railroad strike and first general strike in U.S. history.
  • James A. Garfield Elected President

    James A. Garfield Elected President
    James A. Garfield was elected as the 20th president of the United states.
  • James A. Garfield assassinated

    James A. Garfield assassinated
    James A. Garfield was assassinated in Elberon , Long Branch, New Jersey.
  • Chester A. Arthur becomes President

    Chester A. Arthur becomes President
    Chester A. Arthur becomes the 21st President of the United States after the assassination of James A. Garfield.
  • Grover Cleveland Elected President

    Grover Cleveland Elected President
    Grover Cleveland was elected as the 22nd president of the United States.
  • Wounded Knee Massacre

    Wounded Knee Massacre
    This was a domestic massacre of several hundred Lakota Indians, where almost half were women and children, killed by soldiers of the United States Army.
  • Basketball Invention

    Basketball Invention
    The game of basketball was invented by James Naismith, he came up with his game to help encourage his students to be active while they were stuck inside due to the winter.