Reconstruction + Western Timeline

West

Range Wars

1840 - 1900

Polygamy

1847

Arapahoe

1860

New States/Territories

1860 - 1900

Buffalo

1860

Sioux

1860

Bureau of Indian Affairs

1860

Mining Communities

1860

Transcontinental Railroad

1863 - 1869

Sand Creek Massacre

November 11, 1864

Fetterman Massacre

December 21, 1866

Crazy Horse

December 21, 1866

Barbed Wire

1867

Battle of Little Bighorn

June 25, 1867

Great American Desert

1870 - 1900

Territorial Ring

1870

Coolies

1870

Denis Kearney

1877

Chief Joseph

1877

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Sodbusters

1885

Dawes Severalty Act

1887

Wounded Knee Massacre

December 29, 1890

Frederick Jackson Turner

1893

Utah Statehood

1896

South

Black Codes

1860 - 1868

Crop-Lien System

1860

Black Involvement in Government

1860

Lynching/Anti-Lynching

1860

Lincoln's Reconstruction Plan

1863 - 1865

10% Plan

December 1863 - April 1864

Wade-Davis Bill/Rad. Rep.

1864

Black "Academies"

1865

Sharecropping/Tenant Farming

1865

Johnson's Restoration Plan

1865

Freedman's Bureau

March 1865

Lincoln's Assasination

April 14, 1865

"40 Acres and a Mule"

November 1865

First Civil Rights Act

1866

Radical Reconstruction

1866 - 1877

Race Riots

1866

Scalawag/Carpetbagger

1866 - 1870

Reconstruction Bills

1867

Command of the Army Act

1867

Seward's Folly

1867

Tenure of Office Act

1867

Johnson Impeachment

1868

Fourteenth Amendment

July 9, 1868

Fifteenth Amendment

December 7, 1868

National Woman Suffrage Assn.

May 15, 1869

Redeemers/Bourbans

1870

Social Darwanism

1870

Knox V. Lee

1871

Ku Klux Klan Acts

1871 - 1877

Credit Mobilier

1872

Panic of 1873

1873

Whiskey Ring

1875

Jim Crow Laws

1876

Civil Service Reform Act

1883

Civil Rights Cases of 1883

1883

Poll Tax

1890

Literacy/Understanding Test

1890

Grandfather Laws

1890

Atlanta Compromise

1895

Plessy v. Fergusson

1896