1865-1900

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Transcontinential RR

1862

Homestead Act

1862

Hampton Roads Conference

1865

Lincoln Assassinated

1865

13th Amendment Ratified

1865

Lee Surrenders to Grant

1865

Johnson's Reconstruction Proclamation

1865

Freedman's Bureau

1865

South passes Black Codes

1865

Civil Rights Bill

1866

14th Amendment Passed

1866

Klu Klux Klan

1866

National Labor Union

1866

Reconstruction Act

1867

Tenure of Office Act

1867

Purchase of Alaska

1867

Johnson Impeached

1867

15th Amendment Ratified

1867

Grant wins election

1868

Tweed Scandal

1869

Force Acts

1870 - 1871

Knights of Labor

1870

Standard Oil Co.

1870

Credit Mobilier scandal

1872

Grant re-elected

1872

Panic of 1873

1873

Whiskey Ring scandal

1875

Civil Rights Act 1875

1875

Battle of Little Bighorn

1876

End of Reconstruction

1877

Compromise of 1877

1877

Garfield wins election

1880

Garfield Assassinated; Arthur President

1881

Pendleton Act

1883

Cleveland president

1884

American Federation of Labor

1886

Interstate Commerce

1887

Harrison President

1888

Pan-American Conference

1889

McKinley Tariff

1890

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

1890

Billion Dollar Congress

1890

White Planter revolt in Hawaii

1893

Wilson-Gorman Tariff

1894

Coxey's Army marches on Pullman Strike

1894

Venezuelan Border dispute

1895 - 1896

J.P. Morgan Loans to federal Gov

1895

Cuban Revolt against Spain

1895

Plessy vs Ferguson

1896

McKinley wins election

1896

Maine explosion

1898

Teller Amendment

1898

Hawaii Annexed

1898

US aquires Phillipines

1899

First Open Door note

1899

Foraker Act for Puerto Rico

1899

Boxer Rebellion

1900

2nd Open Door note

1900

Insular Cases

1901