Gilded Age Timeline

Events

Homestead Act

1862

The Year That Urban Population Was Greater Than Rural

1870

Spirit of the Frontier Painting

1872

Mark Twain coined the Gilded Age

1873

Telephone invented

1876

First Public Demonstration of Edison's Lightbulb

1879

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Pendleton Act

1883

Unveiling Of Statue Of Liberty

1886

Organization of the American Federation of Labor

1886

Dawes Act

1887

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

1890

Sale of Carnegie Steel to U.S. Steel

1901

Mr. Toliver Birth

1956