History from 1865-Presant

  • Comstock Lode

    Comstock Lode
    A large vien of prescious metals is discovered in Nevada.
  • Sandcreek Massacre

    Sandcreek Massacre
    Colorado militi attacked a group of friendly natives and killed 70-163 of them.
  • Freedmen's Bureau established

    Freedmen's Bureau established
    U.S goverment agency created to aid freed slaves during reconstrution.
  • Lincoln assassinated

    Lincoln assassinated
    Lincoln is shot at Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth
  • President Johnson issues Reconstruction proclamation

    President Johnson issues Reconstruction proclamation
    The age of post Civil war reconstruction begins
  • Ku Klux Klan was founded

    Ku Klux Klan was founded
    Pro white extremist group responsible for many crimes was formed
  • National Grange

    National Grange
    Farmers unionised
  • U.S purchased Alaska from Russia

    U.S purchased Alaska from Russia
    Secretary of State William H. Seward Purchased Alaska from Russia.
  • Grant becomes President of the U.S

    Grant becomes President of the U.S
    Ulysses S. Grant beat Seymour in the presidential election.
  • Fisk and Gould attempt to corner the gold market

    Fisk and Gould attempt to corner the gold market
    Fisk and Gould in a scandlous act aided by members of the U.S goverment gained control of the gold market for a period of time.
  • Standard Oil Company Organized

    Standard Oil Company Organized
    J.D.Rockefeller created the worlds largest oil refining company.
  • Boss Tweed Scandal

    Boss Tweed Scandal
    Tweed had gained control of many buisnesses within New York
  • Freedmen's Bureau ends

    Freedmen's Bureau ends
    The goverment agency that helped freed slaves ended.
  • Credit Mobilier scandal exposed

    Credit Mobilier scandal exposed
    Union Pacific Railroad formed a construction company and hired themselves at an inflated rate throught the U.S goverment.
  • Whiskey ring scandal

    Whiskey ring scandal
    The Whiskey ring scandal that involved many goverment imploies was exposed
  • First Telephone

    First Telephone
    Alexander Graham Bell Invents the first telephone
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn
    Custard attacked a group of natives only ensureing his and his men's lives would end in that battle.
  • Reconstruction ends

    Reconstruction ends
    Military reconstruction in the South ends with the compromise of 1877.
  • The electric light

    The electric light
    Thomas Alva Edison and company invented the first practical electric light bulb.
  • Christian Science

    Christian Science
    Mary Baker Eddy establishes the religion christian science
  • James A. Garfeild president

    James A. Garfeild president
    James A. Garfeild becomes the 20th president of the U.S.A
  • American Red Cross founded

    American Red Cross founded
    Clara Barton established The American Red Cross
  • Garfield is assassinated

    Garfield is assassinated
    president Garfeild is assassinated and his vice president Cheaster Arthur replaces him.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Booker T. Washington becomes the head of Tuskeggee Institute
  • "The Greatest Show on Earth"

    "The Greatest Show on Earth"
    Barnum and Bailey Joined together to from the Barnum and Bailey circus
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act becomes law and no more chinese immigrants were allowed into the U.S intill December 17th, 1943
  • Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge
    The Brooklyn Bridge was completed connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.
  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain
    Mark Twain published the adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Grover Cleveland becomes president

    Grover Cleveland becomes president
    Grover Cleveland becomes the 22nd president of the U.S
  • First skyscraper

    First skyscraper
    Louis Sullivan built the first sky scraper in Chicago
  • Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty
    The Statue of Liberty was placed in the New York harbor
  • Benjamin Harrison becomes president

    Benjamin Harrison becomes president
    Benjamin Harrison becomes the 23rd president of the U.S
  • Hull House

    Hull House
    Jane Addams established hull house in Chicago
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Battle of Wounded Knee
    U.S millitary fought with Lokota Indians.
  • Depression of 1893 begins

    Depression of 1893 begins
    The greatest economic depression to hit America intill the Great Depression starts.
  • J.P Morgan loans money to the federal goverment

    J.P Morgan loans money to the federal goverment
    J.P. Morgan loans $65 million in gold to the federal goverment to end the depression of 1893
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Plessy v. Ferguson gives rise to seperate but equal faciluties for blacks and whites is leagal.
  • The Maine

    The Maine
    The battleship Maine exploded in the Havana harbor causeing more U.S citizens to scream for war.
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    Hawaii recived full territorial status in America.
  • Payne-Aldrich Tariff

    Payne-Aldrich Tariff
    Compromise bill that helped split the republican party
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    National Association for advancement of colored people was founded
  • Ballinger-Pinchot affair

    Ballinger-Pinchot affair
    President Taft replaced Roosevelt's old secretary of the interior. This worried conservationists and further split the republican party.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire
    The Triangle Shirtwaist company llight ablaze with fire causeing hundreds of deaths. This incedent lead to many safety reforms.
  • U.S Steel Corporation antitrust suit

    U.S Steel Corporation antitrust suit
    Taft goes after U.S Steel for the use of trusts to form a monopoly. This angered Theodore Roosevelt and caused him to run against Taft in the 1912 election.
  • Taft Wins Republic nomination

    Taft Wins Republic nomination
    Taft beats Roosevelt for the republican nomination for presidency. Causeing Roosevelt to form a third party.
  • Wilson Takes the Presidency

    Wilson Takes the Presidency
    The split republican party could not compete with the democratic party.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    The Federal Reserve Act lead to the Federal Reserve System or the goverments system of banking.
  • Sixteenth amendment

    Sixteenth amendment
    The sixteenth amendment allows congress to levy an income tax.
  • Seventeenth Amendment

    Seventeenth Amendment
    The seventeenth amendment calls for the direct election of senators.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    World War 1 begins in Europe with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinad of Austria
  • The 18th Amendment to the U.S constitution was ratified

    The 18th Amendment to the U.S constitution was ratified
    The 18th Amendment brought prohibition to America.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    The enabling legislation for the 18th Amendment that provided a means of enforcement.
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    Period in American history when Americans feared communism like they did witched years ago.
  • American Legion founded

    American Legion founded
    Ogrinization of American veterans for American veterans.
  • Emergency Quota Act of 1921

    Emergency Quota Act of 1921
    European immigration to America was limited to 3% of the population of the European nation already liveing in America.
  • Sacco-Vanzetti trial

    Sacco-Vanzetti trial
    Highly controversial trial where two Itilan men were charged with murder.
  • Five-Power Naval Treaty

    Five-Power Naval Treaty
    Five-Power Naval Treaty was created in an attempt to limit the naval arms race between most world powers but fell short due to a lack of restrictions on smaller ships.
  • President Harding died

    President Harding died
    President Harding died and Coolidge took the presidency
  • Adkins v. Children's Hospital

    Adkins v. Children's Hospital
    Court case which over ruled the previous ruleing in the court case of Muller v. Oregon.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    Secretary of the interior Albert B. Fall leased petroleum to companies at low rates with out competetive biding.
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    Immigration to the U.S was limited even further.
  • Dawes Plan

    Dawes Plan
    Economic plan for international debt collection that proved unsuccesful.
  • Coolidge wins presidential election

    Coolidge wins presidential election
    Coolidge won a three-way presidential race against Davis and La Follette.
  • Scopes trial

    Scopes trial
    Biology teacher John Scopes was taken to court for teaching evolution in the classroom. The trial turned into a media circus over religon or science.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti executed

    Sacco and Vanzetti executed
    After the controversial trial the two anarchists were executed.
  • Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic

    Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic
    Lindbergh became the first man to fly across the Atlantic ocean alone.
  • First talking motion pictures

    First talking motion pictures
    The Jazz Singer becomes the first movie to use recorded diolauge and marked the end of the silent film.
  • Hoover Becomes president

    Hoover Becomes president
    Hoover defated Smith for the presidency
  • Stock-Market Crash

    Stock-Market Crash
    The Stock-Market crashed and ths began the Great Depression
  • Japanese invade Manchuria

    Japanese invade Manchuria
    The Japanese went against many peaceful treaties and took Manchuria from China.
  • FDR

    FDR
    FDR defeats Hoover for presidency
  • Bank Holiday

    Bank Holiday
    FDR calls for a "banking holiday in which all banks will be closed intill the economey can stabalize.
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    Prohibition was repealed
  • 20th Amendment

    20th Amendment
    changed calendar of congressional sessions and date of presidential inauguration
  • Soviet Union

    Soviet Union
    The United States recognizes the Soviet Union
  • Emergancy Banking Relief Act

    Emergancy Banking Relief Act
    FDR started the first of many diffrent acts to try and fix the econonmy.
  • Mussolini invades ethiopia

    Mussolini invades ethiopia
    Mussolini invades Ethiopia togain access to oil
  • FDR wins again

    FDR wins again
    Roosevelt defeats Landon for presidency
  • Japan invades China

    Japan invades China
    Japan once again trys to conqure manchuria.