1848

1800s
Ragtime: Form
of music that is
a blend of
African Spiritual
music and
European
musical form.

Karl Marx:
Wrote...
1854

1861

1862

Andrew
Carnegie:
Carnegie
relayed a
message that
snarled a tangle
of freight and
passenger
trains.

Gree...
http://en.wikipedia.
org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad

1863

1864

1864

1865

Transcontinent
al Railroad:
Known a...
http://www.marktwainhouse.
org/about/photo_gallery.php

1865

1867

1867

1869

Political
Machine:
Offered services
to vot...
1869
George
Westinghouse:
Founded the
Westinghouse
Electric and
Manufacturing
Company to
improve AC
power
generators.

187...
http://de.wikipedia.
org/wiki/George_Armstrong_Custer

1874
George A.
Custer: Custer
reports of gold
in Black Hill in
June...
http://en.wikipedia.
org/wiki/Alexander_Graham_Bell

1876
Alexander Bell:
Alexander Bell
and Thomas
Watson invent
the firs...
http://www.evi-fl.com/fsite/index.php/eviacademy/107-white-led-light-is-actually-blue

1878
Gilded Age:
The growth of
indu...
http://www.slate.
com/blogs/the_vault/2013/06/28/voting_rights
_and_the_supreme_court_the_impossible_lit
eracy_test_louisi...
1884

1886

Mugwumps: A
group of
republican
activists who
supported
democratic
candidate
Grover
Cleveland in the
U.S.

Hay...
http://growthplates.wordpress.
com/2012/11/18/game-9-good-winbadnews/lithograph-after-a-painting-of-the-battleof-wounded-k...
http://www.native-americans-online.
com/native-american-ghost-dance.html

1890
Ghost Dance:
Paiute Prophet
told Sioux to
p...
http://www.lib.niu.edu/1994/ihy941208.html

1892

1894

Ellis Island:
European
immigrants that
had to pass a
test and wait...
http://ctorre439.edublogs.
org/2012/05/04/plessy-vs-ferguson/

1896

1896

Cross of Gold
Speech:
Delivered by
William Brya...
http://celebrating200years.noaa.
gov/foundations/aviation_weather/libr0575.
html

1902
Debt Peonage:
This bound
laborers t...
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  1. 1. 1848 1800s Ragtime: Form of music that is a blend of African Spiritual music and European musical form. Karl Marx: Wrote The Communist Manifesto, which laid the foundation of communism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ragtime_ (musical) 1850 1850 Bessemer Process: Henry Bessemer and William Kelly inject air into molten iron to remove the carbon to produce the substance steel. Chief Joseph: This man became the leader of the Nez Perce tribe. (One of the largest tribes at that time) https://americanstudieslaur.wikispaces. com/Inventions+(1-8)
  2. 2. 1854 1861 1862 Andrew Carnegie: Carnegie relayed a message that snarled a tangle of freight and passenger trains. Greenbacks: The monetary name during the period of the Civil War. Exoduster: Name for African Americans that took part in moving from post Reconstruction, South to Kansas. Nearly 600,000 families took part in this movement. http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/United_States_Note 1862 Homestead Act: Congress passes act to give 160 acres of land to the head of every household as long as their citizens. http://www.glogster. com/jreynoso/exodusters/g6n46bedus2h37k3afh7h5a0
  3. 3. http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad 1863 1864 1864 1865 Transcontinent al Railroad: Known as the Pacific Railroad, constructed to attach the pacific coast (san francisco bay ) with Eastern U.S Rail Network at Council Bluff, Iowa, on the Missouri River. Sand Creek Massacre: General S.R Curtis US Army Commander sends a telegram to colonel John Chivington to make the Cheyenne on the reserve to suffer ( the militia killed 150 inhabitants). Samuel Gompers: Joined the Local 15 of the United Cigar Makers. He sought to make a labor movement to increase economy. George Pullman: Inventor of the Pullman Sleeper Car. Lincoln's body after death travels in one back to his home town. http://newsburglar.com/2008/10/21/georgepullmans-grave-and-obituary/
  4. 4. http://www.marktwainhouse. org/about/photo_gallery.php 1865 1867 1867 1869 Political Machine: Offered services to voters and businesses in exchange for political or financial support. Grandfather Clause: The clause states that if your father or grandfather could vote before January 1, 1867 then so can the the male offsprings. Oliver Kelley: Started the Patrons of Husbandry organization for farmers that became known as the Grange Mark Twain: A gifted writer in the literary arts, Mark Twain wrote a bestseller called The Innocent Abroad . He then went on to making many more successful novels. http://www.amazon.com/Art-PosterGrandfather-Clause20x30/dp/B005CFGCWS
  5. 5. 1869 George Westinghouse: Founded the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company to improve AC power generators. 1870 Segregation: Started around 1870s-1880, these laws separated the whites from the blacks. http://lineaday.blogspot.com/2011/02/caseagainst-book-segregation.html 1870 Polls Tax: A annual tax for mostly confederate states that would qualify men to vote. 1870 Social Darwinism: Grew out of a renown English naturalist Charles Darwin’ s theory of biological evolution. http://bilgrimage.blogspot.com/2012/09/gopattempt-to-turn-back-clock-and.html
  6. 6. http://de.wikipedia. org/wiki/George_Armstrong_Custer 1874 George A. Custer: Custer reports of gold in Black Hill in June. Custer leads attack on Sioux- though Sitting Bull out flanks Custer and kills all of the Seventh Cavalry. 1875 1876 1876 Collective Bargaining: A negotiation between representatives of labor and management to reach writer agreements. Battle of the Little Bighorn: Fought in Montana territory against two native american tribes. Telephone: The first successful telephone revolutionized communication. (Making much more faster to send messages) http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:-firsttelephone-call-.jpg
  7. 7. http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Alexander_Graham_Bell 1876 Alexander Bell: Alexander Bell and Thomas Watson invent the first working telephone, this was one of the more dramatic inventions and it opened way for a worldwide communication network. 1877 Jim Crow Laws: During the time of segregation, these laws separated the whites from the blacks. 1877 1877 Vanderbilt Family: A famous American family of railroad notability who became socially prominent. National Farmer Alliance: Forms for white farmers to gain profit in growing food. http://www.allthingsandersoncooper. com/2009/11/william-henry-vanderbilt.html
  8. 8. http://www.evi-fl.com/fsite/index.php/eviacademy/107-white-led-light-is-actually-blue 1878 Gilded Age: The growth of industry led to this age, the production of resources was booming at the point in history. 1879 1879 1881 Dumbbell Tenements: A rule which stated every habitable room has to have a window opening into plain air. Thomas Edison: Renown inventor Edison created the first ever working lightbulb and founded the Illuminating Company. Booker T. Washington: Established the Tuskegee Institution in Alabama, he aimed to to train African Americans in skills that would help them the most. http://www.edteck.com/dbq/dbquest/quest11. htm
  9. 9. http://www.slate. com/blogs/the_vault/2013/06/28/voting_rights _and_the_supreme_court_the_impossible_lit eracy_test_louisiana.html http://www.uic. edu/depts/lib/specialcoll/exhibits/7settlements /main.htm 1881 1882 Assimilation: The plan stated that Native Americans give up their beliefs and way of life and become part of the white culture. Literacy Test: This test was to keep colored and sometimes poor white men from voting in elections. 1883 1884 Joseph Pulitzer: A Hungarian Immigrant who bought New York World and started emphasizing sin, sex, and sensation. Settlement Houses: Reformers aided immigrant new to the country in slum neighborhoods.
  10. 10. 1884 1886 Mugwumps: A group of republican activists who supported democratic candidate Grover Cleveland in the U.S. HayMarket Affair: Peaceful rally that supported workers turned violent after dynamite is thrown at police. http://homicide.northwestern. edu/historical/movements/haymarket/ 1887 1887 Interstate Commerce Commission: Agency inspired by Interstate Commerce Act, their purpose was to regulate railroads, ensure fair rates, and many more jobs. Dawes Act: Congress passes act to americanize the natives. The act broke up some of the reservation land. http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Interstate_Commerce_Commission
  11. 11. http://growthplates.wordpress. com/2012/11/18/game-9-good-winbadnews/lithograph-after-a-painting-of-the-battleof-wounded-knee-by-w-m-cary/ 1888 1889 1890 1890 George Eastman: Inventor of the first Kodak camera, helped make photography accessible to the public. Jane Adams: Co Founded Chicago Hull Houses helped many immigrants new to the U.S. William Jennings Bryan: Elected into congress he was a gifted debater, in later years he ran for presidency three times, each one unsuccessful. Wounded Knee: The Seventh Cavalry rounded up 350 Sioux. After demanding for the Sioux weapons a random shot was fired the Cavalry opened fired killing 300 mostly unharmed natives. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Eastman
  12. 12. http://www.native-americans-online. com/native-american-ghost-dance.html 1890 Ghost Dance: Paiute Prophet told Sioux to perform this ritual to restore way of life, forty policemen go to arrest Sitting Bull, his bodyguard fires a shot and in the fire Sitting Bull gets killed. 1890 Sherman Antitrust Act: This act made illegal to form a trust interfered with free trade between states or with other countries. 1890 Ida B. Wells: She was a AfricanAmerican journalist and activist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States. 1892 Omaha Platform: A party program adopted at the formative convention of the Populist Party. http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog. com/2012/07/this-day-in-labor-history-july-41892
  13. 13. http://www.lib.niu.edu/1994/ihy941208.html 1892 1894 Ellis Island: European immigrants that had to pass a test and wait to know if they got admitted to the U.S. Eugene V. Debs: Unions should include skilled and unskilled laborers, Debs created such a union in 1894 and in that time the union won a strike for higher wages. http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/ellisisland.htm 1894 Pullman Strike: About 3,000 workers go on “wildcat” strike because of unfair treatment in the workplace. 1895 W.E.B Du Bois: First ever African American to get doctorate from Harvard. Founder of the Niagara Movement defined itself against both racial oppression and Washingtonian conciliation,
  14. 14. http://ctorre439.edublogs. org/2012/05/04/plessy-vs-ferguson/ 1896 1896 Cross of Gold Speech: Delivered by William Bryan for the debate on monetary standards. (Very influential) Plessy v. Ferguson: Trial in the Supreme Court that argued that separation of race was legal, but had to be equal on both sides. (Separate but Equal) 1897 William Mckinley: Elected into office in 1897. Led the U.S to victory in the SpanishAmerican War. 1898 William Hearst: Told the public extraordinary stories about Mars and other tales to sell more newspapers. http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/List_of_federal_judges_appointed_b y_William_McKinley
  15. 15. http://celebrating200years.noaa. gov/foundations/aviation_weather/libr0575. html 1902 Debt Peonage: This bound laborers to work somewhat like slaves to work off their debt. 1903 1915 1937 Orville and Wilbur Wright: Brothers that invented the first ever working flying plane that they tested in NC.(First test flight flew for 12 seconds) Graft: An illegal use of political influence for personal gain. John D. Rockefeller: The establisher of the standard oil company and one of the richest men in the U.S at that time. http://www.challies.com/articles/thephilanthropists-john-d-rockefeller

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