my timelines

Timeline created by carmen5
  • 18th Amendment (1920)

    18th Amendment (1920)
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    old people could claim 160 acres of surveyed government land.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

    Transcontinental Railroad Completed
    transcontinental railroad travel possible for the first time in U.S. history.
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

    Industrialization Begins to Boom
    Society no longer has the support of the collective consciousness.
  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

    Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall
    an American politician most notable for being the "boss"
  • Telephone Invented

    Telephone Invented
    a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    the history of American civil rights.
  • Light Bulb Invented

    Light Bulb Invented
    An incandescent light bulb
  • 3rd Wave of Immigration

    3rd Wave of Immigration
    when the United States had 75 million residents.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    A federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    Act provided for selection of some government employees
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    Native American heads of families and individuals.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    the government to fix specific rates.
  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

    Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth
    an article written by Andrew Carnegie
  • Chicago’s Hull House (1889)

    Chicago’s Hull House (1889)
  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    the first Federal act that outlawed monopolistic business practices.
  • Gilded Age

     Gilded Age
    an era that occurred during the late 19th century.
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors
  • How the Other Half Lives

    How the Other Half Lives
  • • Influence of Sea Power Upon History (1890)

    •	Influence of Sea Power Upon History (1890)
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

    Homestead Steel Labor Strike
    a battle between strikers and private security agents.
  • Pullman Labor Strike

    Pullman Labor Strike
    a nationwide railroad strike in the United States
  • Annexation of Hawaii (1897)

    Annexation of Hawaii (1897)
  • Spanish American War (1898)

    Spanish American War (1898)
  • Open Door Policy (1899)

    Open Door Policy (1899)
  • • Assassination of President McKinley (1901)

    •	Assassination of President McKinley (1901)
  • • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins (1904)

    •	Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins (1904)
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act

    1.the nation's oldest civil rights organization.
    2. the association led the black civil rights struggle in fighting injustices
    3. the denial of voting rights, racial violence, discrimination in employment, and segregated public facilities.
  • theodore roosevelt

    theodore roosevelt
    policy. the exercise of intelligent forethought and of decisive action sufficiently far in advance
    political. He expanded the amount of land that
    was used for national parks and national forests
  • William Howard Taft (1909- 1913)

    William Howard Taft (1909- 1913)
    policy. became the only man in history to hold the highest post in both the executive and judicial branches of the U.S. government.
    2. Taft aspired to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.
    3. chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930
  • 16th Amendment (1913)

    16th Amendment (1913)
  • • Federal Reserve Act (1913)

    •	Federal Reserve Act (1913)
  • • 17th Amendment (1914)

    •	17th Amendment (1914)
  • National Parks System (1916)

    National Parks System (1916)
  • • Russian Revolution (1917)

    •	Russian Revolution (1917)
    period of political and social revolution across the territory of the Russian Empire
  • U.S. entry into WWI (1917)

    U.S. entry into WWI (1917)
    President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany.
  • • Battle of Argonne Forest (1918)

    •	Battle of Argonne Forest (1918)
    a major part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire Western Front.
  • • Armistice (1918)

    •	Armistice (1918)
    the armistice signed at Le Francport near Compiègne that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I
  • • Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points (1918)

    •	Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points (1918)
    a statement of principles for peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I.
  • Progressive Era

    Progressive Era
  • 19th Amendment (1920)

    19th Amendment (1920)
  • • Harlem Renaissance (1920)

    •	Harlem Renaissance (1920)
    an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, spanning the 1920s.
  • Woodrow Wilson (1913- 1921)

    Woodrow Wilson (1913- 1921)
  • • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA) (1933)

    •	Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA) (1933)
    a United States federal law of the New Deal era designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses.
  • • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (1933)

    •	Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (1933)
    an independent federal agency insuring deposits in U.S. banks and thrifts in the event of bank failures.
  • Imperialism (1890- 1914)

    Imperialism (1890- 1914)