1860 to 1900

Main

Confederates Fire on Fort Sumter

1861

Gatling Gun

1862

Johnson impeachment trial

1863

General Lee surrenders

1863

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Battle of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

1863

Abraham Lincoln's assassination

1865

Dynamite

1867

14th Amendment

1868

First transcontinental railroad completed

1869

Andrew Carnegie builds modern steel mill

1874

Battle of Little Bighorn

1876

Telephone

1876

Reconstruction ends

1877

Phonograph

1878

Antiseptic

1878

LIght Bulb

1879

John D. Rockefeller forms Standard Oil Trust

1882

Automobile

1885

American Federation of Labor founded

1886

Coca Cola

1886

Box Camera

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Radium

1890

Homestead Strike

1892

Wireless Communication

1895

X-ray

1895

The Spanish-American War

1898

Presidential Terms

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

James Garfield

1881

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

William McKinley

1897 - 1901