1860-1900 TIMELINE

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Confederates fire on Ft. Sumter

1861

Gatling Gun (Gatling)

1862

Battle of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

1863

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Lee Surrenders at Appomattox

1865

Lincoln assassinated

1865

Dynamite (Alfred Nobel)

1867

14th Amendment

1868

Johnson impeachment trial

1868

First transcontinental railroad completed

1869

Andrew Carnegie builds modern steel mill

1873

Telephone (Alexander Graham Bell)

1876

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876

Reconstruction ends

1877

Antiseptic (Joseph Lister)

1878

Phonograph (Thomas Alva Edison)

1878

Light Bulb (Edison)

1879

John D. Rockefeller forms Standard Oil Trust

1882

Automobile (Daimler and Benz)

1885

Coca Cola (Pemberton)

1886

Box Camera (George Eastman)

1886

Radium (Marie Curie)

1890

X-Ray (Roentgen)

1895

Wireless Communication (Marconi)

1895

The Spanish-American War

1898

Presidents from 1860-1900

James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Rutherford Hayes

1877 - 1881

Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

James Garfield

1881

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

William McKinley

1897 - 1901