College History 2 timeline

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  • Lincoln's assination

    President Lincoln was assasinated at Forbes theater. He was replaced by vice president Andrew Johnson
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  • Civil Act of 1866

    Civil Act which declared that all citizens are equally protected under the law. This was designed mainly to protect African Americans.
  • KKK Founded

    The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was a group that was known for its violent behavior against African Americans during the Reconstruction Era.They are known for their secrecy and distinctive costumes, and all have called for purification of America.
  • Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    Johnson came into office after Lincoln was assassinated. He was the first impeachment of a United States president.
  • Tweed scandal

    Tweed employed bribery, graft, and fraudulent elections to milk New York of as much as $200 millions worth fo gold.
  • Grant wins the election

    Grant defeats Greeley in the Election of 1872.
  • Credit Mobilier scandal

    Scandal that involved the Union Pacific Railroad and the Crédit Mobilier of America construction company in the building of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
  • The Panic of 1873

    A financial crisis in the U.S that led to a depression in Europe and North America and lasted until 1879,
  • Civil Rights Act of 1875

    Civil Rights Act of 1875
    Also called the Force Act, it guaranteed African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and forbidded their exclusion from jury duty.
  • NL founded

    NL founded
    The National League of baseball known simply as the National League (NL) was founded. it is sometimes called the Senior Circuit.
  • Compromise of 1877

    The Electoral Count Act (Compromise of 1877), set up an electoral commission that was made to determine which party would win the election.
  • Edison invents the lightbulb

    Thomas Edison invents the first functioning lightbulb.
  • Garfield wins the election

    Garfield defeats Hancock in the Election of 1880.
  • Garfield's assasination

    Garfield was assassinated and Author is later sworn into office.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    A federal law signed by President Arthur that prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers.
  • Civil Rights Cases

    A group of cases that led to the ruling of segregation under the slogan of "separate, but equal."
  • Brooklyn Bridge was founded

    Brooklyn Bridge was founded
    This bridge in New York Cityis one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. It connects the districts of Manhattan and Brooklyn.
  • Cleveland wins the Eeection

    Cleveland defeats Blaine in the presidental election.
  • Washington Monument

    Washington Monument
    This was built in honor of George Washington who was the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army and the first American president.
  • Harrison becomes president

    Harrison defeats Cleveland in the election of 1888.