U.S History

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  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    An act by the government in which they could take their land and public domain.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

    Transcontinental Railroad Completed
    This was a railroad that made traveling possible for the first time during history.
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

    Industrialization Begins to Boom
    This was when industrialization began to grow and it became popular among all the people.
  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

    Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall
    He was an American Politian that was mostly known for being the boss of the Tammany halls during 1871.
  • Telephone Invented

    Telephone Invented
    Alexander Graham Bell was the one who invented the telephone for a faster way for anyone to communicate.
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    This was when the president promised to remove federal troops from the south and end the time that was known as Reconstruction.
  • Gilded Age 1877-1890

    Gilded Age 1877-1890
    The Gilded Age was a fast and economic growth in the Northern and Western United States.
  • Light Bulb Invented

    Light Bulb Invented
    Thomas Edison was the one who invented the light bulb for everyone to use during every time of the day.
  • 3rd Wave of Immigration

    3rd Wave of Immigration
    This was to increase the population and railroad companies to send agents across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    This law was restricting immigration to the United States and declines wages to many Chinese workers wanting a chance.
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    This was a law that say that government jobs should only be awarded based on the merit of the people.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    An authorized act signed by the president to take the Native Americans land and sell it.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    This was a federal law to be able to regulate the railroad industry and control it,
  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

    Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth
    This was an article about the new upper class that made him rich in June of 1889.
  • Chicago’s Hull House

    Chicago’s Hull House
    This house was one of the first social settlements in North America. This was was founded in Chicago in 1889.
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    This was a migration by everyone because they all wanted to get the gold for themselves.
  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    This is a federal statue by the United States of competition law passed by the congress in 1890.
  • How the Other Half Lives

    How the Other Half Lives
    This was an publication by Jacob Riis, describing the living conditions in New York City slum.
  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

    Influence of Sea Power Upon History
    This was a book by Alfred Thayer Mahan explaining the political policies and leading to World War 1
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    Progressive Era

    This was a time of political reforms and fixing problems by industrialization and political corruption.
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    This was when they extended the power of the country and had more control and political ruling.
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

    Homestead Steel Labor Strike
    This event was an industrial lockdown and strike which becan on July 1, 1892 and ended July 6, 1892
  • Pullman Labor Strike

    Pullman Labor Strike
    Pullman Labor Strike was a railroad strike in the United States that lasted from May till June 20 of 1894.
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    This was when Hawaii declared their independence by the Spanish-American war and to keep their territory.
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    This was a war between Spain and the U.S for the colonial ruling of some territories.
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    This was a system for China to open their doors equally and support to all the countries that come.
  • Assassination of President McKinley

    Assassination of President McKinley
    He was the 25th president of the United States and was assassinated on September 14 of 1901 in New York.
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    Theodore Roosevelt

    He was one of the most important man in history for being president, historian, writer, and a leader of the progressive movement.
  • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins

    Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins
    This canal was built as a benefit for everyone because it was for ships to import goods in a faster way.
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    This was a novel that was written by Upton Sinclair to explain and show the bad conditions of many workers.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    This act was to prohibited the sale of adulterated food and drugs to minors to stop selling them.
  • Model-T

    This was the first model of a the truck ford in 1908 invented by Henry Ford being affordable for the people and very useful.

    This is mostly known as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and was established in 1909 the largest civil rights organization.
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    William Howard Taft (1909- 1913)

    William was the 27th President of the United State and later became the tenth Chief Justice of the United States and he is know as the only person to have had the honor to have been in both offices.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    the 16th amendment established Congress's right to impose a Federal income tax.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    This law created the System of, the central banking of the United States and was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on December 23, 1913.
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    Woodrow Wilson

    He was an American politician and had serves as the 28th president of the United States, and he also led us to World War 1.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Seventeenth Amendment established the popular election of United States senators in each state.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Due to the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand cause the war and caused Britain to declare war on Germany.
  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

    Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns
    These were weapons and comebacks from the WW1 that was happening and everyone has to defend themselves.
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    World War I

    A war that lasted for 4 years between countries over power and territories of themselves.
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    This event the sinking of the Lusitania was an important event in World War I because it happened the death of so many innocent people at the hands of the Germans.
  • National Parks System

    National Parks System
    Yellowstone became the first national park in 1872 and now it is for the public to visit but it is supervised at all times.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    The Zimmermann Telegram was a secret way of communication from the German that was thinking of a military alliance between Germany and Mexico.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution was a time of war that was commencing with the abolition of the monarchy in 1917.
  • U.S. entry into WWI

    U.S. entry into WWI
    The U.S entered to WWI in 1917 to the was that Britain had against Germany and the U.S came in support of Britain.
  • Battle of Argonne Forest

    Battle of Argonne Forest
    This was an event that was a major part of the final allied during WWI. This became the last war during WWI and the U.S supported it with over 1 million troops.
  • Armistice

    This is a major holiday that is celebrated on November 11 and this was to celebrate the agreement that was signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany.
  • Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

    Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points
    The Fourteen Points speech of President Woodrow Wilson was some information delivered before a meeting of Congress in which Wilson had outlined his potential.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the most important events that brought peace and World War I to an end.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    the 18th Amendment prohibited the sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors and drinks.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to people on the basis of sex.
  • President Harding’s Return to Normalcy

    President Harding’s Return to Normalcy
    This President return happened to return to the way of life before World War I, and the United States president that was returning and having all powers.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    This event happened in Harlem, Manhattan and at the time this was known as the ''New Negro Movement''. This supported the black community in many thing and became a part of history to remember.
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    The Red Scare was a time were communist widespread fear in groups that scared the people by a society or state. The name are the red flags that the communists use to represent themselves.
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    Roaring Twenties

    The Roaring Twenties was a decade of economic growth and many impacts that happened to the people with power or the economy.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    The Teapot Dome became a big scandal that was a bribery scandal involving the administration of United States in many ways of administration.
  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

    Joseph Stalin Leads USSR
    Joseph had served as the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1922–1952 and he let go of the power to become the country's dictator.
  • Scopes “Monkey” Trial

    Scopes “Monkey” Trial
    This was a very well known legal case that happened in July of 1925 in which a high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act.
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight

    Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight
    This was when Louis carried Charles Lindbergh from New York to Paris in 33 and a half hours, and had become the first nonstop flight of all time across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

    St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
    This was an event of the murder of 7 members of and associates of Chicago's North Side Gang and this took place on Valentine's day.
  • Stock Market Crashes “Black Tuesday”

    Stock Market Crashes “Black Tuesday”
    The Wall Street Crash of 1929, is known as the Great Crash, and was major American event in the stock market crash that occurred in the fall of 1929.
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    The Great Depression

    This decade was the worst time in history because it had become the most stressful times for the people living there. Everyone had no money, food or jobs.
  • Hoovervilles

    This town Hooverville was a shanty town built by the people who were there with no food or support during the Great Depression in the United States.
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff
    This had become a law that implemented protectionist trade policies in the United States for everyone doing trades of goods.
  • 100, 000 Banks Have Failed

    100, 000 Banks Have Failed
    During this time many banks were starting to vanish till the end of 1932, over 10,000 U.S. banks disappeared.
  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)

    Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)
    This act was a United States federal law of the New Deal era designed to boost agricultural prices in any goods and products.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is one of two agencies in the world that help deposit insurance to depositors in many different ways they may need it.
  • Public Works Administration (PWA)

    Public Works Administration (PWA)
    This administration was a large-scale public works of construction agency in the United States that helped the people with businesses.
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin Roosevelt was an American politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
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    New Deal Programs

    The New Deal was a series of new ideas and programs by president Roosevelt to help in the Great Depression public work and financial reforms.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl was a time period of drought in the Plains region of the United States, which suffered severe dust storms during a dry period.
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

    Social Security Administration (SSA)
    This was an act signed by president Roosevelt and the new Act created a social insurance program that was to pay retired workers age 65 or older a continuing income after retirement.