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Civil War ends

1865

The Transcontinental Railroad is complete

1869

Edgar Thompson Steelworks begin using the Bessemer process

1875

Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone

1876

Compromise of 1877 adopted

1877

Thomas Edison invents the first long-lasting light bulb

1879

Spanish American War

1898

Wright brothers make the first flight

1903

The Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act passed

1906

Henry Ford introduces the Model T Ford

1908

The United States enters World War 1

1917

19th Amendment is ratified

1920

The Stock Market Crash

1929

Franklin Roosevelt elected president

1932

Pearl Harbor is attacked by Japan

1941

Atomic Bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

1945

AT&T invents the transistor

1947

Truman Doctorine Speech

1947

Brown vs Board of education of Topeka

1954

The National interstate and defense Highways Act passed

1956

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Gulf of Tonkin resolution

1964

Tet Offensive

1968

The first men land on the moon

1969

President Nixon resigns

1974

Ronald Reagan elected President

1980

President Reagan signs the INF Treaty with the USSR

1987

Mosaic web browser is released

1993

I was born July 1st

1994

Al-Queda terrorists destroy the wrld trade center and hit the pentagon

2001

President Obama re-elected president

2012