Cortes/Burton AP Timeline Project

Between 1870 and 1900, big business played a huge role in government. Big business' influence due to its power and money was especially apparent in Congress. Also, during this time period, big businesses played a big role in the economy through the creation of tariffs. Lastly, there was an American response to the big business' meddling in politics and the economy, especially of big business' dirty tactics in government.

Main

1870 - 1900

Presidential Terms

1869 - 1877
1877 - 1881
1881 - September 19, 1881
September 19, 1881 - 1885
1885 - 1889
1889 - 1893
1893 - 1897
1897 - 1901

Political

1870
1872
1883
1886
1887
1889
1890

Economic

1870
1873
1876
1890
1894
1897

American Response

1877
1879
1881
1886
1894