U.S. History

Timeline created by Paola Guadalupe Hernandez L...
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    the government gave out free land
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

  • Telephone Invented

  • Reconstruction Ends

  • Light Bulb Invented

  • Third Wave of Immigration

    Third Wave of Immigration
    a wave of immigrants came to america
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    a law saying that the Chinese can't come the U.S.A. for 10 years
  • Pendleton Act

  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    the American's felt bad for taking their land, so the gave them a place to stay but in the end it didn't worked out
  • Interstate Commerce Act

  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

  • Chicago’s Hull House

  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    people where migrating to Klondike for gold
  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    to not allow monopoly(trust)
  • How the Other Half Lives

  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

    Influence of Sea Power Upon History
    argued that control of the sea was the key to world dominance
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

    Homestead Steel Labor Strike
    the workers were working for to long and not being paid for the extra hour
  • Pullman Labor Strike

  • Annexation of Hawaii

  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    military conflict between the U.S. and Spain which resulted in the U.S. gaining temporary control of Cuba and ownership of Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    foreign policy policy proposed by the U.S. in 1899, under which ALL nations would have equal opportunities to trade in china
  • Assassination of President McKinley

  • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins

  • The Jungle

  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes.
  • Model-T

    most everyone can afford (car)

    the civil right organization
  • 16th Amendment

  • Federal Reserve Act

  • 17th Amendment

  • Assissination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

  • Sinking of the Lusitania

  • National Parks System

  • Zimmerman Telegram

     Zimmerman Telegram
  • Russian Revolution (1917)

     Russian Revolution (1917)
    which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the Soviet Union
  • U.S. entry into WWI

    U.S. entry into WWI
    United States broke diplomatic relations with Germany, and just hours after that the American liner Housatonic was sunk by a German U-boat
  • Battle of Argonne Forest

  • Battle of Argonne Forest

  • Armistice

  • Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    ended the ww1 but the beging of ww2
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    to not allow beer
  • 19th Amendment women sufferage

    19th Amendment women sufferage
  • President Harding’s Return to Normalcy

  • Harlem Renaissance

  • Red Scare

  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

  • Scopes “Monkey” Trial

  • mein kampf published

  • Hoovervilles

    was name after the peresedent after the goverment fail
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff
    implementing protectionist trade policies sponsored
  • 100, 000 Banks Have Failed

  • hitler appointed chancellor of germany

  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    a wave of sand hit in the great plains
  • rape of nanjing

    rape of nanjing
    japan attack china
  • kristallnacht

  • Hitler invaded Poland

    Hitler invaded Poland
    the start of the ww2
  • German blitzkrieg

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    japan bombed
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    african american military pilot
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    a code for the enemy dosen't know what they are up to
  • Executive Order 9066

    Executive Order 9066
    United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    main Philippine island of Luzon to the Japanese during World War II
  • Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)

    Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)
    the us invaded normandy
  • Atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

  • Victory over Japan/Pacific (VJ/VP) Day

  • Liberation of Concentration Camps

  • victory in Europe (VE) Day

  • nuremberg Trials

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    Gilded Age

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    Progressive Era

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    political party: republican + progressive
    "Bull Moose" Party Domestic policy: trust buster, nature (conservation), protect consumer
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    William Howard Taft

    political party: republican Domestic policy: 3’cbut weak 16th/17th amendments
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    Woodrow Wilson

    political party: Democrat Domestic policy: federal reserve act 18th amendment 19th amendment, national park service, clayton anti-trust
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    World War I

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    Roaring Twenties

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    Great Depression

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    The holocaust

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    World War 2

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    Harry S. Truman

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    Harry S. Truman (1945- 1953