immigration timeline By baileyconover Jul 5, 1857 The dead rabbits riot The Dead Rabbit Riot was a two-day civil disturbance. It was a battle between the dead rabbits and the Bowery boys. Dec 24, 1865 The Klu Klux Klan is established The KKK was the first terror movement. Jan 10, 1870 John D. Rockefeller creates standard oil his oil company was built with his brother and it was a successful business rockefeller became a billionaire. Mar 7, 1876 Alexander Gram bell patents the telephone Alexander got a patent for his new invention, the telephone, a few days later, he made the first call to his partner Apr 22, 1889 The Great Oklahoma land race Trying to get places to live, men and women were all down there trying to buy a home and it was full of confusion and excitement. Jan 1, 1892 Ellis island opens a process immagrates Ellis Island was an island for immigrates. annie Moores and her two little brothers made history for being the very first immigrates on the island. May 17, 1900 The Wizard of Oz(Book) is published The story was written by an American and it was written to enjoy an immediate success Mar 2, 1901 J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel was the most powerful bankers but he merged nine other steel companies and made one big cooperation the steel cooperation Sep 14, 1901 Teddy Roosevelt becomes president of the united states became the 26th president Jun 16, 1903 Ford Motor Company is founded Ford is the 5th largest based worldwide, it was founded by Henry Ford Nov 7, 1904 Ida Tarbell publishes her article about standard oil The Standard Oil Company was detailed to consolidation of monopoly. Jul 2, 1909 The 16th amendment is passed established Congress's right to impose a federal income tax in order to build a stronger central government. Jan 21, 1910 Angle island Opens to process immigrants this is about a station that was built for the colored people on Angel Island May 13, 1912 The 17th ammendment is passed The 17th Amendment allows voters to cast direct votes for the US senators. May 1, 1931 The empire state building opens The Empire State Building took 410 days to fully build.