U.S. History Assignment: 1876-1900

Timeline created by mason_woodward
In History
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    The Battle of Little Bighorn was a famous battle of the Great Sioux War of 1876. Also known as Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of Little Big Horn was a victory for Crazy Horse and the Lakota, the Cheyenne, and the Arapaho tribes. George Custer fought and lost on behalf of the United States.
  • The Great Railroad Strike of 1877

    The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 was a labor strike also called the Great Upheaval. The labor strike spread across the nation. Approximately one hundred people were killed as a result.
  • Battle of the Clearwater

    The Battle of Clearwater was between the United States and Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce. The battle was a U.S. victory.
  • The Socialist Labor Party of America is Founded

    The Socialist Labor Party was a political party that advocated for promoting the working class against the big businesses and monopolies of the day.
  • James A. Garfield's Presidency

    James A. Garfield was president during this time.
  • Haymarket Riot

    The Haymarket Riot was a labor protest rally in Chicago's Haymarket Square. Eight people died during the riot. This was significant because it was a setback for the organized labor movement.
  • Jacob Riis publishes "How the Other Half Lives"

    The Philippine-American War was a war between the Philippine Republic and the United States because the Philippine Republic objected to the Treaty of Paris.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    The Sherman Antitrust Act was Congress' first act they took against trusts. It was meant to dissolve trusts that monopolized products.
  • USS Maine Explosion

    The USS Maine blew up in Havana harbor off Cuba. Americans decided that Spain was responsible. This lead to the Spanish-American War.
  • Congress Declares War on Spain

    This marks the beginning of the Spanish-American War.
  • Battle of Manila Bay

    This was the first and most decisive naval battle of the Spanish-American War.
  • Battle of San Juan Hill

    This battle of the Spanish-American War made Theodore Roosevelt famous when he charged up the hill with his Rough Riders.
  • Battle of Santiago Bay

    The Battle of Santiago Bay was a naval battle. The United States won the battle and sealed American victory of the Spanish-American War.
  • Treaty of Paris Signed

    The Treaty of Paris ended the Spanish-American War.
  • Battle of Manila

    The Battle of Manila was a major battle of the Philippine-American War.
  • Last Filipino General to Surrender in the War

    The Philippine-American War ended.
  • Period: to

    Ulysses S. Grant Presidency

    Ulysses S. Grant was president during this time.
  • Period: to

    1876-1900

    United States History Timeline, 1876-1900
  • Period: to

    Reconstruction Era

    The era after the Civil War, the Reconstruction Era was a time where Americans attempted to rebuild the South.
  • Period: to

    Great Sioux War of 1876

    The Great Sioux War was a war over gold in the Black Hills between the U.S. government and the Sioux and the Cheyenne.
  • Period: to

    Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age was marked by an outward appearance of wealth and industrial improvements, but also by poor treatment of the working class and poor.
  • Period: to

    Rutherford B. Hayes Presidency

    Rutherford B. Hayes was president during this time.
  • Period: to

    Chester A. Arthur's Presidency

    Chester A. Arthur was president during this time.
  • Period: to

    Grover Cleveland's First Presidency

    Grover Cleveland was president during this time.
  • Period: to

    Benjamin Harrison's Presidency

    Benjamin Harrison was president during this time.
  • Period: to

    Grover Cleveland's Second Presidency

    Grover Cleveland had his second term at this time.
  • Period: to

    The Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era was marked by civil rights, fighting on labor reform, and prohibition.
  • Period: to

    William McKinley's Presidency

  • Period: to

    William McKinley's Presidency

    William McKinley was president at the time.
  • Period: to

    Spanish-American War

    The Spanish-American War was a war between the United States and Spain sparked because of the explosion of the USS Maine.
  • Period: to

    Phillipine-American War

    The Philippine-American War was a war between the Philippine Republic and the United States because the Philippine Republic objected to the Treaty of Paris.