1st Semester Review

  • Invention of the telegraph

  • Homeland Act

    The Homeland Act offered 160 acres of land to settlers.
  • End of Civil War

    more than 600,000 soldiers died at the end of the war.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Linked California and Nebraska together.
  • Boss Tweed

    Was part of a political machine and was part of part of the Tweed Ring.
  • Telephone is invented

  • Battle of Little Big Horn

    General George Custer died during this battle were the Native Amaricans.
  • End of Reconstruction

    Came with the compromise of 1877.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Excluded Chinese for admitints to U.S.
  • Time Zpnes are created

    On Cotinental America 4 times zones were created eac an hour apart.
  • Pendleton Act is passed

    This created civil secvice tests.
  • Dawes Act

    This act abolished Native American tribes.
  • Sherman Anti-Trust act is passed

    This act prohibited monoplies.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Last battle between the indians and americans.
  • Ellis Island Opens

    Opened in New York City, was an immigration station.
  • Model T invented