US History

Timeline created by Kevin_O
  • Homestead act

    Homestead act
    -Government gave free land
    - encouraged people to move to the west
    -Everyone could get land even women
  • Transcontinental railroad completed

    Transcontinental railroad completed
    -railroad expanded from west to east of u.s.
    -connected the country
    -made transportation easier and helped ranchers and farmers.
  • Industrialisation begins to boom

    Industrialisation begins to boom
    also known as the Technological Revolution,[1] was a phase of rapid industrialization in the final third of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.
  • Boss tweed rise at tammy hall

    Boss tweed rise at tammy hall
    widely known as "Boss" Tweed—was an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th ...
  • Telephone invented

    Telephone invented
    Most of us know that Alexander Graham Bell first invented the telephone in 1876, but there are many other facts throughout the history of the telephone that are nearly unknown!
  • 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
  • Lightbulb invented

    Lightbulb invented
    Twenty three different light bulbs were developed before Edison's. The principle was to pass an electric current through a filament powerful enough to cause it to glow without combusting.
  • Third wave of immigration

  • Chinese eclusion act

    -Chinese were banned from U.S. for ten years
    -law passed by government
    -Was made because they would get treated horrible by nativist and racist people.
  • pendelton act

  • Dawes act

    -law made for indians
    -U.S. gave the indians land so they could live in peace
    -indians had to choose that or nothing.
  • interstate comrence act

  • Andrew Carnegie gospel of wealth

  • Chicagos hull house

  • Klondike gold rush

    Klondike gold rush
  • progressive era

  • How the other half lives

  • Homestead steel labor strike

  • Pullman labor strike

  • Pullman labor strike

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    political party: republican, and progressive "bull Moose" party
    Domestic policy: Trust buster, Nature conservation.
  • Assassination of president McKinley

  • the jungle

  • The pure food and drug act


  • William Howard Taft

    Political Party: Republican
    Domestic Policy: 3C's 16th\17th Amendments
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Political party: Democratic
    Domestic policy: Clayton Anti-Trust act, National Parks service, Federal reserve act, And 18th and 19th amendment
  • 16th amendment

  • Federal Reserve Act

  • 17th amendment

  • National parks system

  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    The ratification of the 18th Amendment was completed on January 16th, 1919 and would take effect on January 17th, 1920. It is important to note that the 18th Amendment did not prohibit the consumption of alcohol, but rather simply the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote—a right known as woman suffrage. At the time the U.S. was founded, its female citizens did not share all of the same rights as men, including the right to vote.
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    Gilded age

    -factories were producing many jobs making the U.S grow economically