1876-1900

Timeline created by Hamilton Hilburn
In History
  • Invention of the Telephone

    Invention of the Telephone
    Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone
  • Colorado becomes a state.

    Colorado becomes a state.
    Colorado becomes the 38th state in the U.S.
  • The Compromise of 1877

    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.
  • The Dawes Act of 1877

    The Dawes Act of 1877
    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.
  • Invention of the Light Bulb

    Invention of the Light Bulb
    Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.
  • Explosion of the USS Maine

    Explosion of the 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.
  • Washington becomes a State

    Washington becomes a State
    Washington becomes a state in the U.S.
  • The Tariff Act of 1890

    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.