US History 1870-2000

Presidents

Rutherford B. Hayes (R)

1877 - 1881

James Garfield (R)

1880 - 1881

Chester Arthur (R)

1881 - 1885

Grover Cleveland (D)

March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1889

Senate

Republicans

1870 - 1879

Democrats

1879 - 1881

Technology

barbed wire

1873 - 1874

Joseph Glidden patent

light bulb

1879 - 1880

Thomas Edison

House of Representatives

Republicans

1870 - 1875

Democrats

1875 - 1881

Legislation & Amendments

XV Amendment

Jan 1, 1870 - Feb 3, 1870

Vote for Freedmen

Sherman Anti-trust Act

1890 - 1891

Hawley Smoot Tariff

1929 - 1930

Wars & World Events

"Scramble for Africa"

1884 - 1885

Europeans vie to exploit Africa

The Great War

1914 - 1918

U.S. declares war April 6, 1917

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Only time U.N. Security Council ordered troops into war

Culture

Coca Cola

1886 - 1887

Dr. John Pemberton
Health drink with cocaine

KDKA

1920 - 1921

1st broadcast November 2,1920 Pittsburgh

"Charleston"

1923 - 1927