american cultuers bosetti By mattbosetti Jun 25, 1868 8 hour work day congress enacts and 8 hour workday by the goverment. Jul 28, 1868 14th admendment the 14th admendment was adopted by us constitution. the unitied states and guarantees due to keep the protection of the laws May 10, 1869 gold spike a golden spike is drivin into the ground to complete the transcontinental railroad Mar 30, 1870 the fifteenth admendment the fifteenth admentment is passed. it gives people the right to vote and it doesnt matter of your race, color, or anything Mar 3, 1871 indian tribe Congress declares that Indian tribes will no longer be treated as independent nations Mar 3, 1871 indians and congress Congress declares that Indian tribes will not be treated as independent nations Nov 5, 1872 susan b anthony susan women's suffrage advocates are arrested for attempting to vote in Rochester, N.Y. Sep 18, 1873 businesses The Financial Panic of 1873 begins. 5,183 business fail. Jan 1, 1874 barb wire barb wire is introduced the first way to keep cattle fenced Feb 14, 1874 alexander graham bell 29-year-old Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone. Mar 11, 1874 charley brewster ross charley brewster ross was ubducted. he was the first kidnapping and he was never found Aug 27, 1874 henry watt beecher The Reverend Henry Ward Beecher, is sued by newspaper editor Theodore Tilton for alienation of his wife's affections. the trail said he should be hung. so he got hung Mar 1, 1875 congress Congress passes the Civil Rights Act of 1875 to guarantee equal use of public and places of public amusement. It also forbids the exclusion of African Americans from jury duty. Jun 25, 1875 george a custer George A. Custer and 265 officers and enlisted men are killed by Sioux Indians led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse at the Little Horn River in Montana. Feb 27, 1877 rutherford hayes n electoral commission declares Rutherford Hayes the winner of the disputed presidential election. Jul 6, 1877 great rail road spike The Great Railroad Strikes begins in Marinsburg, W. Va., after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad imposes a 10 percent wage cut. Dec 6, 1877 thomas edison 30-year-old Thomas Edison invents the phonograph. Jan 1, 1880 population US population: 50,155,783 how many people that are in the united states Jul 2, 1881 james garfield dies President James Garfield is shot by Charles Guiteau, He died on Sept. 19. May 1, 1884 first sky scrapper William Jenney's ten-story Home Insurance Company, marking the birth of the skyscraper. May 4, 1886 the bombing The Haymarket Square bombing in Chicago kills seven police officers and wounds sixty. Oct 12, 1889 columbian exibition The World's Columbian Exhibition opens in Chicago to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Columbus's discovery of the New World. The first features the first Ferris Wheel May 19, 1891 populist party the populist party in found in cinncinatiy ohio May 20, 1891 the strike down the supreme court stricks down on taxes Sep 22, 1891 all the land 900,000 acres of land ceded to the Sauk, Fox, and Pottawatomi Indians is opened to white settlement. Jan 17, 1893 pro america Pro-American interests depose Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii. May 1, 1894 unemployment Jacob Coxey leads a march on Washington by the unemployed.solders. May 1, 1894 jacob coxey Jacob Coxey leads a march on Washington by the unemployed. Jul 3, 1894 enforce Federal troops enforce a court. the American Railway Union from interfering with interstate commerce and delivery of the mail. May 29, 1898 the acts The Supreme Court rules that a child born of Chinese parents in the United States is an Americanand cannot be deported under the Chinese Exclusion Act.