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.
  • Period: to

    Gilded Age

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

  • Klondike Gold Rush

  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

  • Pullman Labor Strike