Industrial Revolution Timelilne

Events

National Labor Union Created

1866

First National Labor Union in the U.S.

Granger Laws Enacted

1867

First laws made that regulated railroads.

First Transcontinental Railroad

1869

Railroad that connected the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railroads.

Munn vs. Illinois

1877

Allows government to control private industries.

Haymarket Affair

1886

Protest turned deadly after police kill and hang multiple protestors.

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Regulate monopolistic practices of the railroad industry.

Sherman Antitrust Act

1890

Made to prevent the artificial raising of prices.

Panic of 1893

1893

Economic collapse due to railroads and banks.

Coxey's Army

1894

Protest done by unemplyed workers.

Grover Shoe Factory Disaster

1905

Building collapse and fire that leveled the building.

Triangle Factory Fire

1911

One of the deadlist industrial disasters to ever occur in the U.S.