First Semester Review

  • Time Zones Created

    First time zone in the U.S. put into place.
  • Homestead Act

    This act granted 160 acres of land to farmers.
  • End Of The Civil War

    End Of The Civil War
    General Lee surrenders to the Union Army
  • Transcontinental Railroad finished

    Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads meet at Promatory Point, Utah
  • Battle of Little Big Horn

    263 soldiers along with George Custer were kiiled by several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne Indians.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese immigrants were banned from the U.S. for 20 years.
  • Pendleton Act

    This act estabelished a merit based system of selecting governmewnt officialsand supervising their work.
  • Dawes Act

    This act regarded the distrubution of land to the native aericans in Oklahoma. Named after it's author, Sen. Henry L. Dawes.
  • End of Reconstruction

    Presedent Hayes removes troops from the south.
  • Sherman Anti-trust Act

    The Sherman Anti-trust Act was the first federal act that outlawed monopolies in the U.S.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Souix cheif Big Foot and his followers camped along the Wounded Knee creek surronded by American Troops.
  • Ellis Island opened

    Ellis Island starts as the main immigration station on the East Coast.
  • Model T invented

    Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile