U.S History

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  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on May 20, 1862, the Homestead Act encouraged Western migration by providing settlers 160 acres of public land. In exchange, homesteaders paid a small filing fee and were required to complete five years of continuous residence before receiving ownership of the land.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

    Transcontinental Railroad Completed
    A rail road was built in California from west to east of America
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

    Industrialization Begins to Boom
    Industrial revolution comes to america
  • Boss Tweet

    Boss Tweet
    Corrupt Politician
  • Telephone invented

    Telephone invented
    The device that allowed people to speak across the world
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    With the compromise, the Republicans had quietly given up their fight for racial equality and blacks' rights in the south. In 1877, Hayes withdrew the last federal troops from the south, and the bayonet-backed Republican governments collapsed, thereby ending Reconstruction
  • Light Bulb Invented

    Light Bulb Invented
    Controlled light was made
  • Third Wave. Of Immigration

    Third Wave. Of Immigration
    More immigrants came
  • Chinese Exclusion act

    Chinese Exclusion act
    To keep all the Asians out
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act is a United States federal law, enacted in 1883, which established that positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    The Dawes Act of 1887, adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians
  • Sherman Anti Trust act

    Sherman Anti Trust act
    antitrust law
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices.
  • Andrew Carnegie Gospel of wealth

    Andrew Carnegie Gospel of wealth
    Considering that Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was among the richest men in American history, his unabashed support for the capitalist system is easy to understand. A Scottish immigrant to the US, Carnegie amassed his vast fortune primarily in the steel industry in the late 1800s. By the time he sold the Carnegie Steel Company in 1901, it was worth more than $400 million in today’s dollars.
  • Chicago Hull House

    Chicago Hull House
    Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House opened to recently arrived European immigrants
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    Gold rush in Alaska
  • Jacob Riis Book

    Jacob Riis Book
    How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York (1890) was an early publication of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting squalid living conditions in New York City slums in the 1880s.
  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

    Alfred Thayer Mahan book about naval battles
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

    Homestead Steel Labor Strike
    strike at a factory
  • Pullman Labor strike

    Pullman Labor strike
    The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894, and a turning point for US labor law
  • Assassination Of President Mckinley

    Assassination Of  President Mckinley
    President Mckinley was killed
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.
  • Pure Food And Drug Act

    Pure Food And Drug Act
    Pure Food and Drug Act (1906) For preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes.
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by W. E. B.
  • 16 Amendment

    16 Amendment
    Federal Income Tax
  • 17 Amendment

    17 Amendment
    The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislatures
  • Francis Ferdinand Assassination

    Francis Ferdinand Assassination
    Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo
  • Kaiser William II

    Kaiser William II
    Kaiser William II promised German support for Austria against Serbia
  • National Park System

    National Park System
    Dont beat up the national parks
  • 18 Amendment

    18 Amendment
    No Drinking
  • Londen Ward Birthday

    Londen Ward Birthday
    my bday
  • I got detention

    i have detention today
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    Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age is defined as the time between the Civil War and World War I during which the U.S. population and economy grew quickly, there was a lot of political corruption and corporate financial misdealings and many wealthy people lived very fancy lives.
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    Imperialism

    The Age of Imperialism. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. That pivotal era in the history of our nation is the subject of this online history.
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    Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States, from the 1890s to the 1920s. The main objectives of the Progressive movement were eliminating problems caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and corruption in government
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    Theodore Roosevelt

    A political leader of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Roosevelt was president from 1901 to 1909. He became governor of New York in 1899, soon after leading a group of volunteer cavalrymen, the Rough Riders, in the Spanish-American War.
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    William Howard Taft

    William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) served as the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and as the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices.
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    Woodrow Wilson

    Wilson, Woodrow definition. A political leader and educator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A Democrat, he was elected president in 1912 after serving as president of Princeton University ( see Ivy League ) and as governor of New Jersey. Wilson was president from 1913 to 1921.
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    World War I

    First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 19