• Invention of Telegraph

    Samule Moorse
  • Homestead Act

    Gave 160 free acres of land to a settler who paid a filing fee and lived on the land for five years.
  • End of Civil War

    On April 9 Lee surrendered to Grant in a small Virginia village.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    This railroad stretched from Sacramento, CA to Omaha, NB.
  • Boss Tweed jailed

    Boss Tweed made an estimated $200,000,000 from his activities.
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    At this battle Custer and all of his troops were wiped out.
  • Telephone was Invented

    Alexander Graham Bell
  • End of Reconstruction

    This ended when the U.S. removed their troops from the south.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    This act prohibited Chinese workers from entering the United States for 10 years.
  • Time Zones are Created

    These were created after the Tanscontinental Railroad was finished.
  • Dawes Act

    This proposed to break up reservations and to end idntification with a tribal group.
  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    This act made monopolies and trusts illegal.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    This was the last battle between the U.S. and indians.
  • Ellis Island opens

    Immigrants went to Ellis Island to get into the United States.
  • Model T invented

    Henry Ford