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authorization of a transcontinental railroad

1862

national labor union formed

1866

aspca created

1866

knights of labor formed

1869

standard oil company formed

1870

comstock law passed

1873

WCTU organized

1874

red cross founded, booker t washington becomes head of tuskegee

1881

1s immigration restriction laws passed

1882

haymarket square bombed, wabash case, AFL formed

1886

statue of liberty erected in NY

1886

interstate commerce act

1887

Bellamy publishes Looking Backward

1888

hull house founded by addams

1889

sherman anti-trust act

1890

NAWSA founded

1890