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  • Homestead Act

    160 free acres of land were given to people who would pay a filling fee and farm the land for fve years.
  • End of reconstruction

    Reconstruction lasted from 1865 to 1877. Presidents Lincoln and Johnson followed the redeemer plan and congress followed the radical plan, the radical plan was put into effect.
  • End of the Civi War

    The civil war ended when the confederate army surrendered, around 600,000 people died.
  • Transcontenental railroad

    This railroad was made mostly by immigrants and slaves, it went from coast to coast across the U.S.
  • Boss Tweed Jailed

    William Tweed was put in jail for 12 years because he was convited for stealing millions of dollars from taxpayers, he died in jail in 1878.
  • Telephone is invented

  • Battle of little big horn

    This battle was over the black hills which were sacred to the indians. This battle was over gold on the hills in broke what was supposed to be a peace treaty with the indians.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    This act excluded chinese immigrants for twenty years.
  • Time Zones are created

    Time zones came from the transcontinental railroad to regulate time better.
  • Pendleton acted is passed

    This act regulated civil service reform in the United States.
  • invention of the telegraph

  • Dawes Act

    this act abolished Native American tribes and made the tribes going to school offical.
  • Sherman Anti-trust Act is passed

    This act made monopolies illegal.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    This battle was the last battle between the sioux indians and the United States, 146 sioux were killed.
  • Ellis island opens

    This island was the principal immigration station and was located in New York. Ellis island was closed in 1943.
  • Model T invented