Timeline 1877-1912

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National Railroad Strike

1877

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Haymarket Square Riot

May 4, 1882

Pendleton Act

1883

American Federation of Labor Formed

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Dawes Severalty Act

1887

Sherman Antitrust Act

1890

In re Debs

1895

Alaskan Gold Rush

1896 - 1897

Plessy v. Ferguson

1896

Teller Amendment

April 20, 1898

Spanish- American War

May, 1898 - October, 1898

Anthracite Coal Strike

1902

Wright Brothers' First Flight

September 17, 1903

Roosevelt Corollary

1904

Panama Canal Construction Begins

1904

Treaty of Portsmouth

September 5, 1905

Panic of 1907

1907

NAACP Formed

1909