Emancipation Act abolish slavery in New york
This act facilitated the relocation of Indian tribes from east of the Mississippi River. This act increased the pressure on Indian tribes to accept land exchange treaties with the U.S. government
The Cherokee tribe is forced to abandon their lands in Georgia and across the Mississippi River after gold is found on their land. In exchange they were giving a compensation.
The first U.S. armed conflict chiefly fought on foreign soil.
The murder of five men from a proslavery settlement on Pottawatomie Creek.
The civil war originated because of differences between the free and slave states over the power of the national government to prohibit slavery. At the end of 1860 South Carolina was the first slave state to split, and it was followed by others in early 1861
they were allowing discrimination based on people's race. This also included corporations.
Legalized segregation between blacks and whites. The name is believed to be derived from a character in a popular minstrel song.
this decision states that racial segregation is approved under the separate but equal doctrine.
This territory was leased from the Osage tribe, and this discovery created a rapid population growth near Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Puerto Rico is overtaken by the United States. During the Spanish-American War Spain decides to cede this land to the United States.
The U.S. Senate voted in support to declare war on Germany. The United States later declared war on German ally Austria-Hungary on December 7, 1917.
The deepest and longest lasting economic downturn in U.S. history
The U.S. did not participated in WW2 until the Japanese bombed Pear Harbor in Hawaii, this was in 1941. President Franklin Roosevelt was the presindent at that time.
This caused a boycott on African Americans riding busses, and leads to the declaration that bus segregation laws were unconstitutional by a federal court.
A month after, the telescope starts operating.
This law prohibits gay or bisexual people serving in the military.
This is the first time a First Lady wins public office.
Inundating New Orleans and over one thousand three hundred people perish from Alabama to Louisiana.
Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco, is sworn into office.
Black Hawk ( Indian man ) withdrew his large band of warriors including women and children. He led them back into unclear territory, believing that other Indian forces and the British to the north would support him. However, an army caught up to Black Hawk and his followers near the Rock River of northern Illinois. one of his bearers was killed in confusion and that’s how the Black Hawk War began.
This was the meatpacking district in Chicago. The district was operated by a group of railroad companies that obtained swampland and turned it into a centralized processing area.
The dry weather and the abundance of lumbar wood being stock in Chicago created this massive fire in the city. It is believed that destroyed thousands of buildings, killed an about 300 people and caused an around $200 million in damages.
This company was selling soap, baking powder, and by next year, chewing gum.
On February 14th on the Chicago's North side, seven men associated with the Irish gangster George “Bugs” Moran, one of Capone’s enemies, were shot to death by several men dressed as policemen.
About 700 people marched to Marquette Park on Chicago's southwest side. The civil-rights leader and his supporters were protesting on housing segregation.
This tower became the world’s tallest building at that time
This project purpose was to reduce flooding in the metropolitan Chicago area, as well as reduce the harmful effects of flushing raw sewage into Lake Michigan.
He also was the first African American president of the U.S.
This tribe relocated near Council Bluffs, Iowa.
This railroad was running west from Chicago to Clinton, Iowa and Freeport.
Benz Patent Motor Car, the first automobile
The first underground public transportation in North America opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
those are narrow gauge railway freight tunnel network under the downtown Chicago
Also known as the CTA, this is the operator of mass transit in Chicago
This increased ship traffic between the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes.