U.S. History: 1887-2008

Timeline created by mollie.guthrie
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 immigration of skilled or unskilled Chinese laborer's, first US national immigration act.
  • Pendton of Civil serivce act

    awarded gov jobs based on merit
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    ensure railroad set reasonable and just rate and the first time government stepped into regulate business
  • Dowes Act

    gave individual ownership of land to native Americans instead of the tribe owning things collectively
  • Hull House founded , first of many settlement houses

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    The Progressive Era

  • Klondike gold rush (Alaska)

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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 Cold War

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    1990's-21st Century