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  • The Dead Rabbits riot

    The Dead Rabbits riot was a two-day civil disturbance in New York City evolving from what was originally a small-scale street fight between members of the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boys into a citywide gang war
  • Teddy Roosevelt Becomes President of the United States

    Roosevelt was the youngest and still is to become president. When he was president he preserved the nations natural resources, but he mainly just focused on Central America.
  • The Ku Klux Klan is Established

    The Ku Klux Klan is Established
    The Ku Klux Klan was a tourist group. They used violence and intimidation and murder to maintain white supremacy.
  • John D. Rockefeller Creates Standard Oil

    John D. created this oil and his company with his partners and his brother. John was the president and the largest shareholder.
  • Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

    Alexander created the Telephone. He wanted to create a thing where we could transmit our voices.
  • The Great Oklahoma Land Race

    The Great Oklahoma Land Race was a race for land in Oklahoma, there was two million acres that was being offered. 50,000 people joined the race and anyone could join but nobody was supposed to "jump the gun"
  • Ellis Island Opens to Process Immigrants

    Ellis Island opened their doors to process immigrants. Ellis Island had took in immigrants and checked them for diseases, especially trachoma or anything that was contagious. People had migrated from there homes because of the religious persecution.
  • The Wizard of Oz (Book) is Published

    The wizard of oz book was written by author L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow. The book is about girl from Kansas getting stepped up by a tornado and took from her home.
  • J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel

    J. P. Morgan formed U.S. Steel on March 2, 1901 (incorporated on February 25), by financing the merger of Andrew Carnegie's Carnegie Steel Company with Elbert H. Gary's Federal Steel Company and William Henry "Judge" Moore's National Steel Company for $492 million ($16.03 billion today).
  • Ford Motor Company is Founded

    Henry and 12 others invested $28,000 all together and then sold the first car July 15th 1903.
  • Ida Tarbell Publishes Her Article About Standard Oil

    Instantly popular with readers, "The History of the Standard Oil Company" grew to be a 19-part series, published between November 1902 and October 1904. Tarbell wrote a detailed exposé of Rockefeller's unethical tactics, sympathetically portraying the plight of Pennsylvania's independent oil workers.
  • The 16th Amendment is Passed

    The Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution allows Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population.
  • Angel Island Opens to Process Immigrants

    Angel Island was basically the isolation for all the immigrants who had a disease. This island was considered "Ideal" because of the way it was so strict of who came in and out.
  • The 17th Amendment is Passed

    The 17th Amendment is basically giving the right for us to choose our power of government.
  • The Empire State Building Opens

    President Herbert Hoover was one of the people that pressed the button to light the Empire State Building. The building was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and built from 1930 to 1931.