The Progressive Era

Events

KKK

April 1, 1865

The KKK was established

Joseph Pulitzer

April 11, 1865

Emigrated to us, created newspaper. Quite useful to the democratic party.

Alaska

April 11, 1867

The U.S acquires the state of Alaska

Typewriter

November 12, 1867

The modern typewriter was invented

Depression

1873

Economic depression hits the states, running people out of business, and causing people to lose jobs.

Metal detectors

november 12, 1881

metal detectors were invented

Fountain Pen

November 12, 1884

The fountain pen was invented

Hair dryers

November 8, 1890

Hair dryers were invented

electric stove

November 8, 1891

Electric stoves were invented

Vacuum

November 9, 1901

Electric vacuums were invented

A.C

April 11, 1902

Air conditioning is finally invented and distributed throughout the united states

Electric amp

November 8, 1907

The electric amplifier was invented

Refrigerator

November 8, 1913

The Electric refrigerator was invented