U.S. History: 1877-2008

Timeline created by alexander holzer
In History
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    early american history

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    civil war/ reconstruction

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    the gilded age

  • chinese exclusion act

    prohibited the immigration of Chinese laborers was the first immigration act
  • pendleton civil service act

    gave government jobs based on being good
  • interstate commerce act

    made sure rail road companies had a set rate that you would have to pay to use them so they cant price gauge
  • dawes act

    gave individual ownership of land to Native Americans
  • hull house founded, first of many settlement houses

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    the progressive era

  • klondike gold rush people go to alaska to find gold

    ended 1899
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    imperialism

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    world war I

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    roaring twenties

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    great depression

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    world war II

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    early cold war

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    civil rights era

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    vietnam war

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    end of the cold war

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    1990's-21st century