Gilded Age Timeline

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Steel Industry (1760-1840)

1760 - 1840

Tammany Hall society (1789)

1789

First Child Labor Laws (1836)

1836

First Skyscraper (1850)

1850

College Football starts (1867)

1867

Knights of Labor (1869)

1869

Social darwinism (1870)

1870

Crime of 1873

1873

Salvation Army (1879)

1879

American Federation of Labor (1886)

1886

McKinley Tariff (1890)

1890

Book, How the Other Half Lives Written (1890)

1890

People's Party (1891)

1891

Homestead strike (1892)

1892

Chicago World's Fair (1893)

1893

Panic of 1893

1893

Coxey's Army (1894)

1894

Yellow Journalism first used (1895-1898)

1895 - 1898

Dingley Tariff (1897)

1897

USS Maine explosion (1898)

1898

Coney Island opened (1900s)

1900

Platt Amendment (1901)

1901

Assembly line first used (1901)

1901

Airplane flight (1903)

1903

Major League Baseball (1903)

1903

Women's Trade Union League (1903)

1903

Automobile made afforadable (1903)

1903

4th of July made federal holiday (1938)

1983