Birth of Modern America Timeline

Events

Invention of Interchangeable Parts

1798

Homestead Act

1862

Pacific Railroad Act

1862

Sioux Wars

1865 - 1867

Transcontinental Website

1869

Formation of the Knights of Labor

1869

Great Chicago Fire

1871

Formation of the Greenback Party

1874

Jim Crow Laws

1876 - 1965

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Dawes Act

1887

Formation of the NAWSA

1890

Wounded Knee

1890

Formation of the Populist Party

1891

Start of the Populist Movement

1891

Atlanta Compromise

1895

1902 Coal Strike

1902

San Francisco Earthquake

April 18 1906

Gentleman's Agreement

1907

NAACP

1909

Nez Perce Trail

1986