Aron, Nick, and Tj

  • Greenbacks

    Greenbacks' They were paper money that is worth $150,000,000 and the banks used these instead of actual money.
  • Homestead act

    Homestead act
    homestead act The homestead at gave a way many free land instead of selling it.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Emancipation Proclamation The Emancipation Proclamation was a way of executive ordering the abolishment of slavery in the Confederate States of America.
  • National bank act

    National bank act
    Natinal bank act Allows many banks to pop up trough out the country.
  • Alaska

    Alaska We got Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000.
  • Tariff Act

    Tariff Act
    Tariff Act Tariff Act reduces most tariffs by 10 percent.
  • Manhattan Savings Institute

    Manhattan Savings Institute
    Manhattan Savings Institute Manhattan Savings Institute of New York is robbed of $3,000,000 in record holdup
  • Income Tax

    Income Tax
    Income Tax Supreme Court rules 1862 federal income tax unconstitutional
  • stock exchange fail

    stock exchange fail
    stok exchange fail Failure of stock exchange firm of Grant and Ward bankrupts Ulysses S. Grant; forerunner of financial panic
  • South takes over again

    South takes over again
    The south takes back over. The Racial groups started to gain control over the South again. The blacks were put back into slavery pretty much but were treated a little better.
  • crash

    Crash Stock market crash prelude to hundreds of business failures and bank closings
  • Railroad bankrupt

    railroad bankrupt Erie Railroad declared bankrupt
  • gold reserve

    gold reserve Treasury sells $50,000,000 in bonds to replenish its gold reserve
  • jane met molly

  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, effectively the result of American intervention in the ongoing Cuban War of Independence. American attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine-American War.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    The Federal Reserve Act is an Act of Congress that created and set up the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States of America, and granted it the legal authority to issue Federal Reserve Notes (now commonly known as the U.S. Dollar) and Federal Reserve Bank Notes as legal tender. The Act was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson.
  • Calvin Coolidge is elected as President

    Calvin Coolidge is elected as President
    John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of that state. His conduct during the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation as a man of decisive action. Soon after, he was elected as the 29th Vice President in 1920 and succeeded to the Presid
  • “Scottsboro” Boys

    “Scottsboro” Boys
    Powell Vs. Alabama Nine young African-American men were accused for sexually assaulting two white women while aboard an empty freight train.
  • FDR elected as President

    FDR elected as President
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, also known by his initials, FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945) and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war. The only American president elected to more than two terms, he facilitated a durable coalition that realigned American politics for decades. W
  • Larry Yoder' Birthday

    My grandfathers birthday
  • Brown Vs. Board of Education

    Brown Vs. Board of Education
    Court handed down a plan for how to end segregation in schools.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Nine african americans tried going to school at a all white school.
  • Thomas J. Drews Birthday

    My dad was born
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis – known as the October Crisis in Cuba and the Caribbean Crisis, in the USSR – was a thirteen-day confrontation between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side and the United States on the other; the crisis occurred in October 1962, during the Cold War. In August 1962, after some unsuccessful operations by the US to overthrow the Cuban regime (Bay of Pigs, Operation Mongoose), the Cuban and Soviet governments secretly began to build bases in Cuba
  • Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
    On April 4th, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis.