Gilded Age Timeline

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First Chain Store Opened

1859

Tammany Hall

1860

Homestead Strike

1862

Knights of Labor

1869

Fourth of July Became A National Holiday

1870

Standard Oil Company

1870

Farmer's Alliance

1870

Labor Contract Law

1885

Haymarket Square

1886

The Automobile

1886

Interstate Commerece Act

1887

Gospel Of Wealth

1889

"How the Other Half Lives"

1889

Acres of Diamonds

1890

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

1890

Carnegie Steel Company

1892

People's Party

1892

Chicago World's Affair

1893

Cross of Gold

1896

The Maine

1898

Spanish-American War

1898

Open Door Policy

1899

Ashcan School

1908

"Birth of a Nation

1915

Cuban Revolt

1956