Period 6 (1865-1898)

Events

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Homestead Act

1862

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Reconstruction

1865 - 1877

Treaty of Fort Laramie

1868

Andrew Johnson impeached

1868

Transcontinental Railroad completed

1869

Panic of 1873

1873

Great Railroad Strike

1877

Dawes Severalty Act

1877

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Haymarket Square Incident

1886

1890 census: NO MORE FRONTIER

1890

Plessy v. Ferguson

1896

Spanish-American War

1898