Visual Project 1890-1899

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    Honors English II Research Project 1890-1899

  • Idaho and Wyoming

    Idaho and Wyoming
    Idaho and Wyoming are admitted as the 43rd and 44th states.
  • Basketball

    Basketball was invented by James Naismith in Springfield,Massachusetts 1891.
  • Ellis Island opens

    Ellis Island opens
    Ellis Island opens in New York City and the first of 12 million immigrants passes through its doors, seeking a better life in America. Was known as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954.
  • The Panic of 1893

    The Panic of 1893
    The Panic of 1893 was a serious economic depression in the United States.
  • International Olympic Committee Founded

    International Olympic Committee Founded
    Olympic games were re-created by Pierre de Coubertin. They hoped to foster international communication and peace through the Olympic Games. The first Olympic Congress was held in Paris, France in 1894
  • First African American to get doctorate degree

    First African American to get doctorate degree
    W.E.B. DuBois becomes the first African American to obtain a doctorate degree at Harvard University.
  • Plessy Vs. Ferguson

    Plessy Vs. Ferguson
    the United States Supreme Court rules that it is legal to provide "separate but equal" public facilities," Allowing for racial segregation at places like railways, hotels, restaurants and schools. It was also listed as constitutional.
  • The escalator

    The escalator
    The escalator is invented by Jesse W. Reno and installed as an amusement ride at Coney Island, New York.
  • Peace Treaty

    Peace Treaty
    The United States wins a war with Spain which lasted only four months. Then a peace treaty between the United States and Spain is ratified by the United States Senate.
  • Aspirin

    Aspirin was developed by Felix Hoffman. Made to relieve pain..
    Only downside was that it irritates the lining of the mouth and stomach.