Turn of the Century Timeline 1867-1920

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In History
  • Alaska is Purchased from Russia

    Alaska is Purchased from Russia
  • Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

    Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
  • John D. Rockefeller Starts Standard Oil

    John D. Rockefeller Starts Standard Oil
  • Alexander Graham Bell Invents the Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell Invents the Telephone
  • Thomas Edison Invents the Light Bulb

    Thomas Edison Invents the Light Bulb
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
  • American Federation of Labor is Founded by Samuel Gompers

    American Federation of Labor is Founded by Samuel Gompers
  • Sherman Antitrust Act is Enacted

    Sherman Antitrust Act is Enacted
  • Ellis Island Opens

    Ellis Island Opens
  • Carnegie's Steel Homestead Strike

    Carnegie's Steel Homestead Strike
  • Hawaii is Annexed

    Hawaii is Annexed
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
  • U.S. Declares War On Spain

    U.S. Declares War On Spain
  • Rudyard Kipling Published "The White Man's Burden" in The New York Sun

    Rudyard Kipling Published "The White Man's Burden" in The New York Sun
  • The Start of the Boxer Rebellion

    The Start of the Boxer Rebellion
  • Tenement Act is Enacted

    Tenement Act is Enacted
  • President McKinley Was Assassinated and Theodore Roosevelt Took Office

    President McKinley Was Assassinated and Theodore Roosevelt Took Office
  • The Philippine Insurrection Came to an End

    The Philippine Insurrection Came to an End
  • The Roosevelt Corollary is Declared

    The Roosevelt Corollary is Declared
  • Upton Sinclair Released "The Jungle"

    Upton Sinclair Released "The Jungle"
  • Pure Food and Drug Act & The Meat Inspection Act are Passed

    Pure Food and Drug Act & The Meat Inspection Act are Passed
  • Peak Year of Immigration Through Ellis Island

    Peak Year of Immigration Through Ellis Island
  • Henry Ford Produced His First Model T

    Henry Ford Produced His First Model T
  • Creation of the NAACP

    Creation of the NAACP
  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • The Assassination of Austria's Archduke Franz Ferdinand & The Start of WWI

    The Assassination of Austria's Archduke Franz Ferdinand & The Start of WWI
  • The Panama Canal is Completed and Open for Traffic

    The Panama Canal is Completed and Open for Traffic
  • The United States Enters WWI

    The United States Enters WWI
  • Ratification of the 18th Amendment

    Ratification of the 18th Amendment
  • Women Got the Right to Vote

    Women Got the Right to Vote