1ST Semester Timetoast Timeline

By meko2
  • Invention of Telegragh

  • invention of telephone

  • Homestead Act

    The Homestaed act gave settlers 160 acres of land. After five years they had to pay $1.25 per acre.
  • End Of Civil War

    General Robert E. Lee had surrendered on April 9, 1865, fighting still continued in other places.General Stand Watie surrendered on June 23, 1865 when the last major fighting stopped.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    the Transcontinental RailRoad crossed the whole untied stated.It conected coast to coast.
  • Boss Tweed Jailed

    Boss Tweed was convicted for stealing $40 million.He escaped form prison and fled to Cuba.He was arrested again and died of pneumonia in prison.
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of little bighorn was the largest indian victory.Sittng Bull led 1000 indians to 250 troops.
  • Dawes Act

    the Americans tried to use Americanization on the indians.They did this by offering them land and citizenship.
  • End of Reconstruction

    Federal troops were taken out of southern states.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    the Goverment banned Chinese Immagration for 10 years in the U.S.
  • Pendleton Act is Passed

    The Pendleton Act is a act were employees are selected though exams that they pass.Also they cannot be fired because of political reasons.
  • Time Zone Created

    Train operaters created timezones becaus trains were getting in collitions because eveyone had the same time so they changed into timezines.
  • Sherman Anti Trust Act

    The Sherman Antitrust act investigates company Monopolys and and ends them is there is one.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    The battle of wounded Knee was the mark of the indians long struggle.200 sioux indians were killed and only 25 troops were killed,
  • Ellis Island Opens

    Ellis Island was the the larest immigrant station.8 million immigrants were processed their.
  • Model T