College History II Timeline

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  • Grant Defeats Seymour for Presidency

    Grant Defeats Seymour for Presidency
    Republican Grant defeated Democrat Seymour for the 1868 presidency.
  • Black Friday

    Black Friday
    Jay Gould and James Fisk attempt to corner the gold market.
  • Garfield Assasinated

    Garfield Assasinated
    Garfield was assasinated by Charles Guiteau and Vice President, Arthur resumes the presidency.
  • Tweed Scandal

    Tweed Scandal
    "Boss" Tweed was the leader of New York City's Democratic Political Machine and responsible for the Tammany Hall scandal.
  • Crédit Mobilier Scandal

    Crédit Mobilier Scandal
    several members of Congress received free stock in return for protecting the Crédit Mobilier, a railroad construction company, from investigation for financial irregularities.
  • Election of 1872

    Election of 1872
    Grant beats Greeley for the presidency.
  • Panic of 1873

    Panic of 1873
    The Panic of 1873 triggered a economic depression in the United States that lasted until 1879.
  • Resumption Act Passed

    Resumption Act Passed
    This act provided the redemption of United States paper money.
  • Civil RIghts Act of 1875

    Civil RIghts Act of 1875
    This Act required the equal facilities and treatment of all people regardless of race.
  • Whiskey Ring Scandal

    Whiskey Ring Scandal
    A group of distillers and public officials who robbed the federal government of whiskey taxes.
  • Hayes-Tilden Election

    Hayes-Tilden Election
    The Hayes-Tilden Election caused controversey and resulted in the Compromise of 1877.
  • Compromise of 1877

    Compromise of 1877
    The Compromise settled the 1876 U.S. Presidential election and ended reconstruction in the South.
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    Southern reconstruction ended after the Compromise of 1877, when all troops were pulled from the south.
  • Election of 1880

    Election of 1880
    Garfield defeats Hancock for the 1880 presidency.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act was the first major law restricting immigration to the United States, passed by congress adn signed by president Arthur.
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    The Pendleton Act created the Civil Service Comission, which requires government officials to pass exams.
  • Election of 1884

    Election of 1884
    Cleveland defeats Blaine for the 1884 presidency.
  • Treaty WIth Hawaiian Government

    Treaty WIth Hawaiian Government
    The United States forms a treaty with the Hawaiian governemnet guaranteeing naval rights a pearl harbor.
  • Election of 1888

    Election of 1888
    Harrison defeats Cleveland for the 1888 presidency.
  • McKinley Tariff Act

    McKinley Tariff Act
    The Mikenley Tariff increased the tariffs on manufactured goods to as high as 49%.
  • Election of 1892

    Election of 1892
    Cleveland defeats Harrison adn Weaver to win the 1892 presidency.
  • Treaty WIthdrawn

    Treaty WIthdrawn
    Cleveland withdrew the Hawaiian treaty from the Senate in 1893
  • Pullman Strike

    Pullman Strike
    The Pullman Palcae car strike was a massive strike agianst the railroads. The government eventually intervened.
  • Cuban Revolt

    Cuban Revolt
    Cubans revolt against Spain because of misrule and injustice to their colony.
  • Utah is Admitted to the Union

    Utah is Admitted to the Union
    Utah is the fourty fifth state admitted to the union.
  • Boundary Crisis

    Boundary Crisis
    A Venezuelan boundray crisi breaks out with Britian,
  • The Election of 1896

    The Election of 1896
    McKinley defeats Bryan for the 1896 presidency.
  • Dingley Tariff Act

    Dingley Tariff Act
    The Dingley Tariff added a 47% to goods such as salt, sugar, wool, linens and silk,
  • "Maine" Expolsion

    "Maine" Expolsion
    The Maine exploded in the Havana Harbor in Cuba. While the cause was most probably accidental, yellow journalism blamed Spanish officals.
  • Teller Amendment

    Teller Amendment
    This Amendment authorized the United States to use military force to win Cuban Independance from Spain.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    The Spanish American war was fought because of diputes between the United States and Spain. American was eventually victorious.
  • Battle at Manila Bay

    Battle at Manila Bay
    Dewey emerged victorious over a Spanish fleet at this battle.
  • Hawaii Annexed

    Hawaii Annexed
    The United States annexed Hawaii in 1898 making it a U.S. territory.
  • America acquires the Philippines

    America acquires the Philippines
    The United States Senate ratified a treaty that acquired the Philippines.
  • Gold Standard Act

    Gold Standard Act
    The Gold Standard Act was passed in 1900 stating that gold was the only standard for redeeming paper money in the United States.
  • Hawaii receives full territorial status

    Hawaii receives full territorial status
    Recently annexed Hawaii, recieve full territorial rights in 1900 by th United States government.
  • Foraker Act

    Foraker Act
    The Foraker Act is a United States law that established civilian government to Puerto Rico.
  • Insular Cases

    Insular Cases
    The Insular Cases were U.S. Supreme Court cases dealing with the status of territories acquired through the SPanish-AMerican War.
  • Platt Amendment

    Platt Amendment
    The Platt Amendment was a treaty between the U.S. and Cuba that tried to protect Cuba's independence.
  • Troops leave Cuba

    Troops leave Cuba
    American troops leave Cuba.
  • Oklahoma Admitted

    Oklahoma Admitted
    Oklahoma was the fourty sixth state admitted to the Union.
  • Election of 1912

    Election of 1912
    Wilson defeats Taft and Roosevelt for presidency.
  • Sixteenth Amendment Passed

    Sixteenth Amendment Passed
    This Amendment gave congress the authority to create a national income tax.
  • Underwood Tariff Act

    Underwood Tariff Act
    Also known as the Tariff ACt, this act lowered tariff rates from 40% to 25% and was signed by president Wilson.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    The Federal Reserve Act created the central banking system of the United States of America and was signed to law by President WIlson.
  • Seventeenth Amendment is Passed

    Seventeenth Amendment is Passed
    The Seventtenth AMendment called for direct election of senators.
  • Huerta Takes Power

    Huerta Takes Power
    Huerta takes power in Mexico in 1913 as a result of the MExican Revolution.
  • Clayton Anti-Trust Act

    Clayton Anti-Trust Act
    This ACt was an amendment to clarify the Sherman Anti-Trust Act of 1890.
  • U.S. Occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico

    U.S. Occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico
    This occupation was a result of poor diplomatic relations between Mexico and the US, relating to the Mexican Revolution.
  • WWI Begins

    WWI Begins
    WWI begins in Europe with the Central Powers versus the Allied Powers
  • Federal Trade COmission Established

    Federal Trade COmission Established
    The Federal Trade Comission promotion of consumer protection and the and prevention of monopolies.