us History

Timeline created by vianeysalgado
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

  • Telephone Invented

  • Reconstruction Ends

  • Period: to

    TIMESPAN: Gilded Age

  • Light Bulb Invented

  • 3 rd Wave of Immigration

  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    U.S. federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers for 10
    years
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    U.S. federal law requiring federal jobs to be awarded on the basis of merit
    rather than the spoils system
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    “Excess” land would be put on the open market, allowing
    purchase and settlement by non-Native Americans.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

    Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth
    The article was published in the North American Review, an opinion magazine for America's establishment
  • Klondike Gold Rush

  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    The Sherman Anti-Trust Act was the first Federal act that outlawed monopolistic business practices
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

    Homestead Steel Labor Strike
    The Homestead strike, also known as the Homestead steel strike or Homestead massacre
  • Pullman Labor Strike

    Pullman Labor Strike
    The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States
  • • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1914)

    •	Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1914)
    -The killings sparked a chain of events that led to the outbreak of World War I by early August.
    -Franz Ferdinand held significant influence over the military, and in 1913 he was appointed inspector general of the Austro-Hungarian armed forces.
  • • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns (1914)

    •	Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns (1914)
    -during the World War I Technology during was reflected a trend toward industrialism bc they really didn't have that much technology and Also The application of mass-production methods to weapons and to the technology of warfare in general.
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    • TIMESPAN: World War I (1914- 1918)

    The World war I was often abbreviated as WWI or WW1) was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July
  • • Sinking of the Lusitania

    •	Sinking of the Lusitania
    The sinking of the Lusitania was U-boat torpedoed the British-owned steamship Lusitania, killing many people like about 1,195 people including 128 American.
  • • Zimmerman Telegram (1917)

    •	Zimmerman Telegram (1917)
  • • Russian Revolution

    •	Russian Revolution
  • • U.S. entry into WWI

    •	U.S. entry into WWI
    -The entry of the United States into World War I changed the course of the war, and the war, in turn, changed America.
    -Later, U.S. spending increased as it prepared to enter the war itself.
  • • Battle of Argonne Forest

    •	Battle of Argonne Forest
    The Meuse–Argonne offensive was a major part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire Western Front
    -Also with over a million American soldiers participating.
  • Armistice

    	Armistice
    The Armistice of 11 November 1918, that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last remaining opponent, Germany
  • Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

    Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points
    -The Fourteen Points were a proposal made by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in a speech before Congress
    - Fourteen Points ultimately failed after France and Britain refused to adopt some specific points and its core principles