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  • Invention of the telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone
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    Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia

    Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia was the first official World's Fair in the United States to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
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    Battle of the Little Bighorn

    Also called Custer's Last Stand. The victory was for Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho.
  • Colorado becomes a state

    Colorado is the 38th state of the U.S.
  • The Compromise of 1877

    It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ended the Reconstruction Era
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    Nez Percé Indian War

    Nez Percé Indian War was part of the American Indian Wars.
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    Rutherford B. Hayes became President

    Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th United States president, took office after winning the closely contested 1876 presidential election
  • Invention f the light bulb

    Thomas Edison invented the light bulb
  • James A. Garfield became President

    James A. Garfield was a brigadier general during the Civil War, and he won the Presidential election of 1880.
  • James A. Garfield assassinated

    On July 2, 1881, Garfield was shot and died on September 19, 1881.
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    Chester A. Arthur became a President

    Born in Fairfield, Vermont, Arthur was raised in upstate New York. He studied law there. He was a quartermaster general of the New York Militia during the American Civil War.
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    Grover Cleveland became a President

    Grover Cleveland was a politician and lawyer. He signed an act and created the Interstate Commerce Commission.
  • Found of Interstate Commerce Commission

    Its original purpose was to regulate railroads to ensure fair rates, to eliminate rate discrimination, and to regulate other aspects of common carriers, including interstate bus lines and telephone companies.
  • The Dawes Act of 1887

    It was enacted by the 49th United States Congress. It authorized the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Native Americans.
  • Found of National Geographic Society

    It was one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational organizations in the world. Its goal was to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge.
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    Benjamin Harrison became a President

    Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison, and the great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, a founding father.
  • North Dakota became a state

    North Dakota was admitted to the Union
  • South Dakota became a state

    South Dakota was admitted as a state to the Union
  • Montana became a state

    Montana was admitted as a state to Union.
  • Washington became a state

    Washington has its admission to Union.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890

    Sherman Antitrust Act tried to prevent the artificial raising of prices by restriction of trade or supply, but many people critiqued it for harming society.
  • Idaho became 43rd state

    Idaho was admitted to Union as 43rd state.
  • Wyoming became a state

    Wyoming has admission to Union.
  • Sherman Silver Purchase Act

    The Sherman Silver Purchase Act was passed in the request of farmers and miners. They requested the government to pass it for their interests.
  • The Tariff Act of 1890

    It was enacted to protect domestic industries from foreign competition by raising the average duty on imports to almost fifty percent.
  • Wounded Knee Massacre

    It was part of the Ghost Dance War and the Sioux Wars. It occurred near Wounded Knee Creek on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The U.S. Cavalry troops went into the camp to disarm the Lakota and when the massacre was over, between 250 and 300 men, women, and children of the Lakota had been killed and 51 were wounded.
  • Baltimore crisis

    The Baltimore crisis was a diplomatic incident that took place between Chile and the United States. It was triggered by the stabbing of two United States Navy sailors from USS Baltimore in front of the "True Blue Saloon" in Valparaíso. The United States government demanded an apology, and Chile ended the episode when it apologized and paid a $75,000 indemnity.
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    Homestead strike

    Homestead Strike, also known as the Homestead massacre, was an industrial lockout and strike which goal was "no wage decrease". The battle was one of the most violent disputes in U.S. labor history, third behind the Ludlow Massacre and the Battle of Blair Mountain.
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    Panic of 1893

    The Panic of 1893 was a serious economic depression in the United States. It influenced every sector of the economy greatly. Stock prices declined, five hundred banks closed, numerous farms ceased operation. The unemployment rate increase by a great number.
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    Grover Cleveland's second service as a President

    Grover Cleveland was the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).
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    Pullman Strike

    Pullman Strike was a turning point for US labor law. Nearly 4,000 factory workers of the Pullman Company stroke in response to recent reductions in wages.
  • Utah became a state

    Utah was the 45th state admitted to Union.
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    William McKinley became a President

    William McKinley was the 25th president of the United States. He was the last president to have served in the American Civil War. During his presidency, the economy grew rapidly.
  • Dingley Act

    Dingley Act raised tariffs in the U.S. It had been effective for twelve years. It was the longest-lived tariffs and also the highest.
  • Explosion of USS Maine

    USS Maine was a Navy ship sent from Florida to Havana, Cuba, aiming to protect U.S. interests during the Cuban War of Independence. It exploded in Havana Harbor during the Cuban revolt against Spain and became a major political issue in the United States.
  • Teller Amendment

    It was enacted by the 55th United States Congress and sighed into law by President William McKinley. According to the clause, the U.S. would help Cuba with its independence and then leave "control of the island to its people."
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    Spanish–American War

    The explosion of USS Maine results in the intervention of the United States in the Cuban War of Independence. It was part of the Philippine Revolution and the Cuban War of Independence. It lad to the Treaty of Paris.
  • Found of American Anti-Imperialist League

    The American Anti-Imperialist League was an organization against the American annexation of the Philippines. It supported that imperialism was a violation of the fundamental principle.
  • Newlands Resolution

    The Newlands Resolution was passed by the United States Congress. Its aim was to annex the independent Republic of Hawaii.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris of 1898 was signed by Spain and the United States. It ended the Spanish–American War. It was effective since April 11, 1899. It helped the United States became a world power.
  • The Open Door policy

    The policy was established to allow for a system of trade in China open to all countries. The Open Door Policy was a principle, but never signed into law.