Timeline 1865-1895 Created By: Maggie Fraboni 1850 1857 1862Henry Bessemer Congress passed the Homesteaders: Settlers Frederick Lawcreated the Homestead Act. on the free land from the Olmsted helpedBessemer Process homestead act. draw up a plan for “Greenwood” (central park) in New York City.
1864 1867 1868Chivington and his Stockholders in the Oliver Hudson . Tammany Hall:troops attack on the Pacific Union Kelley started the New York CitiesCheyenne and Railroad form the patrons of powerful democraticArapaho. Known as Credit Mobilier husbandry political machinethe Sand Creek headed by BossMassacre. Tweed.
1869 1870’sCompletion of the Tweed Ring: group of George Great plains: John D.Transcontinental corrupt politicians Westinghouse vast grassland RockefellerRailroad invented the that extends established the railroad breaking through the standard oil system using central portion of company compressed air. North America from Texas to Canada.
1870’s Jacob Riis used Political Patronage: Fredrick Law Segregation Graft:his job as a police machine: group giving of Olmstead passed by illegal use ofreporter to expose that controlled government jobs planned the southern states to politicalthe hardships of activities of a to people who had landscaping for separate white influence forNew York Cities political party and helped a Washington D.C. and blacks in personalpoor. offered services to candidate get and St. Louis public and private gain voters and elected facilities businesses in exchange for political or financial support
1872 1873 1874 1875Montgomery Ward Andrew Carnegie George Armstrong Eugene V. Debsand Sears Roebuck entered the steel Custer reported helped organize alaunch the Mail- business and gold in the Black local lodge of theorder catalogue manufactured more Hills and started the brotherhood of steel than all gold rush. locomotive firemen; factories in Great organized the Britain. American Railway Union.
June 1876 1876Sitting Bull had a Sitting Bull took Thomas Alva Alexander Grahamvision of Native refuge in Canada Edison established Bell invented theAmericans falling until 1881 worlds first research telephone along withfrom their horses; laboratory in Menlo Thomas WatsonDefeated Custer at Park NJ. Perfectedthe Battle of Little the light bulb andBig Horn later invented an entire system for producing and distributing electrical power.
1879 1880’sDumbbell George Pullman Establishment of Period following theTenements were built factory for Settlement Houses civil war; known asbuilt in NYC after the manufacturing for slum the Gilded Agetenement house act sleepers and other neighborhoodsof 1879 railroad cars on the Illinois
1880’sKickbacks: illegal Ragtime: blend of 17 millionpayments for their African American immigrants passedservices spirituals and through Ellis Island; European musical the chief immigration forms; led to Jazz, station. rhythm & blues, and rock n’ roll.
1881 1883George Booker T. Joseph Pulitzer Civil Service:Westinghouse Washington bought NY world; his governmentfounded the Union headed Tuskegee paper emphasized administration.Switch and signal normal and industrial “sin, sex, and Resulted in institute. Pendleton Civil sensation” Service Act.
1885 1886 May 4th 1886 1887Sitting Bull Samuel Gompers 3,000 people Dawes Act passed Interstateappeared in “Buffalo led the cigar makers gathered at to “Americanize” the CommerceBill” wild west show. international union Chicago’s Native Americans Commission to join with other Haymarket Square reestablished right of craft unions. to protest. A bomb federal government was thrown in the to supervise railroad police line, 7 police activities. officers and several workers died. Known as the Haymarket Affair
1888 1889 1890George Eastman Jane Addams Passed theintroduced the founded Chicago’s Police killed Sitting Sherman Anti-trustKodac Camera hull house. Bull during the act making it legal to Ghost Dance form a trust that interfered with free trade between states or with other countries.
1890 December 1890Grandfather Vaudeville Theater A Paiute prophet Custer’s oldClause: stated even performed song, promised the Sioux regiment rounded upif a man failed the dance, juggling, if they performed the 350 Sioux and tookliteracy test or slapstick comedy, Ghost Dance their them to a camp atcouldn’t afford the and sometimes land and way of life Wounded Knee; apoll tax, he could still chorus lines of would be restored; shot was fired; thevote if he, his father, females. Movement spread soldiers open firedor grandfather had among 25.000 Sioux slaughtering 300been eligible to vote on the Dakota Native Americans.before January 1st Reservations.1867.
March 9th 1892 June 29th 1892 July 2nd 1892 1894Ida B Wells wrote in Henry Clay Frick A populist party Pullmans strike:free speech and hired scabs convention, known Pullman refused toheadlight urging (strikebreakers) to as the Omaha lower rents afterblacks to leave keep the steel platform, demanded cutting hisMemphis after her company operating. reforms to lift the employees pay.three friends were burden of debt fromlynched. farmers and other workers and to give the people a greater voice.
1895 1896William Randolph Web Dubois: first Plessey Vs. Republicans DemocratsHearst purchased African American to Ferguson: Supreme nominate William nominated WilliamNY morning journal; receive a doctorate Court ruled that the McKinley as their Jennings Bryan tofilled it with from Harvard. separation of races candidate in the run for president.exaggerated tales, in public election. Lost to McKinleyscandals, cruelty, accommodations with 6.5 millionhypnotism, and was legal and did votes.imaginary conquest not violate theof Mars. fourteenth amendment.
1896 1902 1903 1905 1910William Jennings Debt Peonage: 50,000 Chinese Orville and Wilber Web DuboisBryan delivered the system that bound Wright designed the immigrants entered founded NiagaraCross of Gold the US through laborers into slavery first biplane; Its first movement.Speech at the Angel Island. in order to work off a successful flight wasdemocratic debt to the Gateway for Asians in Kitty Hawk NC.convention. Stating arriving on the west employer.he wanted gold and coast.silver to be part ofthe currency.
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