Gilded Age (1870-1900)

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The Farmers Movement

1867 - 1896

Major League Baseball

1869


The Baltimore Orioles in 1896

College Football

1869


Rutgers University football team in 1882

Jacob Riis

1870 - 1892


Journalist and Photographer during this time people. Showed the nation what the lives of immigrants were like.

The Knights of Labor

1870

Cornelius Vanderbilt

1870 - 1877

Railroad emipire

John D. Rockefeller

1870 - 1897

Standard oil companies. Wealthiest man to ever live

The Fourth of July

1870

This year was when congress made it a holiday for federal empoyees

Tammany Hall

1870 - 1900

William M. Tweed "Boss Tweed"

1872

Associated with the political machine of Tammany Hall

Election of 1884

1884


Grover Cleveland won

Andrew Carnegie

1885 - 1900

Carnegie Steel company in Pittsburg

Mary Elizabeth Lease

1888 - 1900


Most well known for her work with the Populist Party

Henry Ford

1891 - 1896

Ford's company provided affordable vehicles to the citizens

JP Morgan

1892 - 1901

Helped with the electric and steel business

Homestead Strike

June 30, 1892

Pinkertons

July 6, 1892

Panic of 1893

1893

Economic depression

Coxey's Army

1894

Yellow Journalism

1895 - 1898

Cross of Gold Speech

1896

William Jennings Bryant

Haymarket Square

1897

Rough Riders

1898

Election of 1900

1900


William McKinley won