Regan's Timeline

  • Freedmen’s Bureau

    Freedmen’s Bureau
    The Freedmen’s Bureau was created March 3rd 1865. It provided relief for black and white refugees in the South, provided medical care and education, and redistributed land to former slaves. It was an important event because it helped protect blacks from discrimination.
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    The 13th amendment was ratified December 6th 1865. This amendment officially ended slavery. This event was important because it led to greater civil rights movements.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was the first law restricting immigration in the United States. This act suspended Chinese immigration for ten years and declared the Chinese as ineligible for naturalization. This event was important because it led to immigration movements in the west.
  • Haymarket Riot

    Haymarket Riot
    This event occurred May 4th 1886 in Chicago, Illinois. A bomb was thrown at policemen who were trying to break up a labor rally and the police responded with gunfire killing several people in the crowd and injuring more. This was an important event because it led to other riots in history
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 was established to make it illegal to monopolize any part of trade of commerce in the United States. This act was very important because it made it illegal to have a monopoly or trust.
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    The open door policy of 1899 was a statement of principles created by the United States for the protection of equal privileges among countries trading with China. It was important because it forced Chine to trade with the United States helping us create a better market
  • World War One

    World War One
    World War 1 was a war fought between the central powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire) and the Allies (Britain, France, and the United States) between 1914 and 1918. It was fought mostly on the continent Europe and it was important because it introduced new weaponry such as machine guns, tanks, and chemical weapons.