US History Timeline

Civil War to Civil rights era

Wars

April 12, 1861 - May 10, 1865
August 17, 1862 - December 29, 1890
June 14, 1866 - August 23, 1866
July 19, 1870 - May 10, 1871
April 25, 1898 - August 12, 1898
June 2, 1899 - July 4, 1902
October 8, 1912 - July 18, 1913
July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

Eras

July 4, 1776 - March 31, 1854
May 24, 1844 - May 19, 1921
1848 - December 29, 1890
March 31, 1854 - April 11, 1898
January 1, 1863 - March 31, 1877
April 11, 1898 - Present day
May 17, 1954 - April 4, 1968

Reconstruction and Civil Rights

March 6, 1857
April 14, 1865
December 6, 1865
April 9, 1866
July 21, 1866
March 2, 1867
July 9, 1868
February 3, 1870
May 22, 1872
March 1, 1875
March 31, 1877
1883
May 17, 1954
February 1, 1960
July 2, 1964

The Plains

1848 - 1849
September 17, 1851
May 30, 1854
1859
1859
1859 - 1860
May 20, 1862
July 1, 1862
July 2, 1862
August 17, 1862 - December 26, 1862
January 8, 1863 - May 10, 1869
July 2, 1864
November 29, 1864
1866 - April 29, 1868
December 21, 1866
April 29, 1868
1876
June 25, 1876
February 8, 1887
December 29, 1890

Industry and Immigration

1834
May 24, 1844
1855
August 27,1859
June 30, 1862 - July 6, 1862
1866
May 1866
1869
June 1870
March 10, 1876
1880
May 6, 1882
May 24, 1883
February 26, 1885
May 4, 1886
1889
1890
1890
May 11,1894 - July 7, 1894
March 1895
May 18, 1896
March 2, 1901
March 25, 1911
May 19, 1921

Foreign Policy

December 2, 1823
March 31, 1854
March 30, 1867
October 22, 1873
May 31, 1875
1878
October 7, 1879
May 20, 1882
October 1, 1890
December 18, 1893
February 9, 1898
February 15, 1898
April 11, 1898
April 20, 1898
July 1, 1898
July 7, 1898
December 10, 1898
April 12, 1900
June 12, 1901
April 8, 1904
August 31, 1907
August 31, 1907
June 28, 1914
May 7, 1915
May 4, 1916
August 29, 1916
January 16, 1917
April 11, 1917
January 8, 1918
November 11, 1918
June 28, 1919