History

Events

Victorian Age

1837

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

Temperation and Prohibition Movement

1840

The country's first serious anti-alcohol movement grew out of a fervor for reform that swept the nation in the 1830s and 1840s.

Blackface Entertainment

1848

White people would paint their face black and entertain people

Americanization of Native Americans

1868

he cultural assimilation of Native Americans was an assimilation effort by the United States to transform Native American culture to European.

Jim Crow Laws

1876

Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

This act provided an absolute 10-year moratorium on Chinese labor immigration.

Roosevelt wins Nobel Prize

1906

Theodore Roosevelt, President of the USA, received the Peace Prize for having negotiated peace in the Russo-Japanese war in 1904

Angel Island

1910

From 1910-1940, Chinese immigrants were detained and interrogated at Angel Island immigration station in San Francisco Bay.

Mexican Revolution

1920

The Mexican Revolution was a major armed struggle c. 1910–1920 radically transforming Mexican culture and government.

Roosevelts 4 Freedoms Speech

1941

The Four Freedoms were goals articulated by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Monday, January 6, 1941.