1860-1900 TIMELINE

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Confederates fire on Ft. SUMTER

1861

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Richard Jordan Gatling - Gatling Gun

1862

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Battle of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

1863

Lincoln Assassinated

1865

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Lee surrenders at Appomattox

1865

Alfred Noble-Dynamite

1867

14th amendement

1868

Andrew Johnson impeachment trial

1869

First transcontinental railroad

1869

U.S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Andrew Carnegie builds modern steel mill

1873

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876

Alexander Graham Bell - Telephone

1876

Reconstruction ends

1877

Rutherford B Hayes

1877 - 1881

Thomas Alva Edison - Phonograph

1878

Joseph Lister - Antiseptic

1878

Thomas Edison - Light bulb

1879

James A Garfield

1881

Chester A Arthur

1881 - 1885

John D. Rockefeller forms Standard Oil

1882

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Daimler and Benz - Automobile

1885

American Federation of Labor founded

1886

George Eastman - Box Camera

1886

Pemberton - Coca Cola

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Marie Curie - Radium

1890

Homestead Strike

1892

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

Marconi - Wireless Communication

1895

Roentgen - X Ray

1895

The Spanish - American War

1898