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Harrison Elected President

1840

Harrison dies after a short period in office, Tyler becomes president

1841

Polk defeats Clay in Election

1844

Annexation of Texas

1845

Walker Tariff

1846

Mexo-American War

1846 - 1848

Oregon Dispute Settled with Great Britian

1846

Wilmont Proviso passed in Congress

1846

Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo

1848

Taylor Elected President

1848

Fillmore becomes president after Taylor's death

1850

Compromise of 1850

1850

Pierce Elected President

1852

Uncle Tom's Cabin

1852

Ostend Manifesto

1854

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Kansas Civil War

1856 - 1860

Buchanan Elected President

1856

Dredd Scott Decision

1857

Lecompton Constitution Rejected

1857

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

1858

Brown Raids Harpers Ferry

1859

Lincoln Wins Election

1860

South Carolina Secedes

1860

Garfield Elected

1860

Trent Affair

1861

Firing on Fort Sumpter

1861

Seven state form the Confederacy

1861

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Battle of Bull Run

1861

Antietam

1862

Seizure of New Orleans

1862

Homestead Act

1862

Trans-Continental RR

1862

New York Draft Riots

1863

National Banking System Established

1863

Gettysburg

1863

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Vicksburg

1863

Lincoln Elected for second term

1864

Final Surrender at Appomatox

1865

13th Amendment Passed

1865

Lincoln Assasinated

1865

Johnson Issues Reconstruction Plan

1865

Congress Refuses to Seat Southerners

1865

Congress Passes Civil Rights Bill

1866

14th Amendment Ratified

1866

National Labor Union Organized

1866

Reconstruction Act

1867

Johnson Impeached

1868

Grant Elected President

1868

Knight of Labor organized

1869

15th Amendment

1870

Force Acts

1870

Tweed Scandal

1871

Credit Mobilier Scandal

1872

Grant Reelected

1872

WCTU organized

1874

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876

Reconstruction Ends

1877

Railroad Strikes

1877

Pendelton Civil Service

1883

Cleveland Elected

1884

Haymarket Square

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Hull House founded

1889

Billion Dollar Congress

1890

McKinley Tariff

1890

Sherman Silver Purchase

1890

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

1890

Homestead Strike

1892

Cleveland Reelected

1892

Income Tax Provision

1894

Coxey's Army

1894

Cuban Revolt

1895

Venezuelan Boundary Crisis

1895

Plessy v Fergyson

1896

Maine Explodes

1898

Spanish American War

1898

Hawaii Annexed

1898

Teller Amendment

1898

Acquiring of the Phillipines

1899

Boxer Rebellion

1900

McKinley Reelected

1900