U.S. History

Timeline created by AlondraFilomeno0
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    provided that any adult citizen or intended citizen who had never borne arms against the us government could claim their land.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

    Transcontinental Railroad Completed
    they made it easier for people to travel a long distance in a short period of time.
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

  • Telephone Invented

    Telephone Invented
    Antonio Meucci is credited with inventing the first basic phone in 1849
  • Reconstruction Ends

  • Light Bulb Invented

    Light Bulb Invented
    Edison that was the smartest person invented the light bulb so the workers in the factories can work easy at night
  • 3rd Wave of Immigration

  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    the chinese exclusion act was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States.
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    made it unlawful to fire or demote for political reasons employees who were covered by the law.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    The Americans wanted to change the African Indians by given them the same style as them.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    the commerce act put on railroads so it would be easy for the farmers to transport their goods.
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    Gilded Age

    an era that occurred during the late 19th century from the 1870s to about 1900s
  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

  • Chicago’s Hull House

  • Klondike Gold Rush

  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

  • How the Other Half Lives

  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

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    Progressive Era

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  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

  • Pullman Labor Strike

  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    extended U.S territory into the pacific and highlighted resulted from economic integration
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    a conflict that happend between the United States and Spain that ended spanish colonial rule in the Americans
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    protection of equal privileges for all countries trading with china
  • Assassination of president McKinley

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    he established the food and druct act administartion to regulate food safety.
  • Panama Canal U.S Construction Begins

  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    they had a story about it and it had brought to light the problems in the meat industry.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    it prohibited the sale of misbranded or adulterated food and drugs in interstate commerce
  • Model- T

    Model- T
    The vehicle was one of the first mass production vehicles, allowing ford to achieve his aim of manufacturing the universal car

    it created to work for the abolition of segregation and discrimination in housing, education, voting
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    William Howard Taft

    he was elected the 27th president of the U.S and later he became the tenth chief justice.
  • 16th Amendment

  • Federal Reserve Act

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    Woodrow Wilson

    is a leader of the progressive movement and he lead America through world war 1
  • 17th Amendment

  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

    Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns
    British forces first used tanks during the battle of the Somme and proved effective in crossing trenches
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    World War I

    an international conflict that in 1914-18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

  • National Parks System

    National Parks System
    manages and maintains several hundred national parks and other designated properties of the federal government
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    was a secret diplomatic communication issued form the German that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    the Bolsheviks and Vladimir Lenin seized power and destroyed the tradition of csarist rule
  • U.S entry into WWI

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

  • Armistice

    a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties
  • Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen points

    Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen points
    President woodrow giving a speech about ending world war I and to not happend again
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    held Germany responsible for starting the war and imposed harsh penalties in terms of loss territory
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    it banned the manufacture, transportation, and sale of intoxicating liquors
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    it granted women the right to vote
  • President Harding's Return to Normalcy

    President Harding's Return to Normalcy
    Harding's campaign promised a return to "normalcy" rejecting the activism of Theodore Roosevelt
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    In the Harlem neighborhood in NYC it was like a black cultural mecca in the early 20th century
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    The promotion of a widespread fear of a potential rise of communism by a society or state
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    Roaring Twenties

  • Teapot Dome Scandal

  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

  • Scopes "Monkey" Trial

  • Charles Lindbergh's Trans- Atlantic Flight

  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

  • Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"

    Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"
    they were low wages, the poliferation of debt, a stuggling agricultural sector and excess of large bank loans that could not be liquidated
  • Hoovervilles

    was a shanty town built during the great depression by the homeless in the U.S
  • Smooth- Hawley Tariff

    Smooth- Hawley Tariff
    intended to help American farmers raised already high import duties on a range of agricultural and industrial goods
  • 100,000 Banks Have Failed

    100,000 Banks Have Failed
    the banks in every state were either temporarily closed or operating under restrictions
  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)

    Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)
    curtailing farm production, reducing exports surpluses, and raising prices
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

  • Public Works Administration (PWA)

    Public Works Administration (PWA)
    was a large scale public works construction agency in the us headed by secretary of the interior
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

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    New Deal Programs

  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    during a dry period in the 1930s people and livestock were killed and crops failed across the entire region
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

    Social Security Administration (SSA)
    federal government that administrates social security as well as insurance against unemployment