Industrial Revolution Timeline

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Confederates fire on Fort Sumpter

1861

Lincolns Presidency

1861 - 1865

Gatling Gun

1862

Emancipation Procclimation

1863

Battle of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

1863

Lee Surrenders at Appotomox

1865

Lincoln Assasinated

1865

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Dynamite invented by Alfred Nobel

1867

14th Amendment

1868

Johnson impeachment Trial

1869

First transcontinental railroad completed

1869

US Grant Presidency

1869 - 1877

Andrew Carnigie builds modern steel mill

1873

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876

Telephone invented by Alexander Grahm Bell

1876

Reconstruction ends

1877

Rutheford B Hayes Presidency

1877 - 1881

Antiseptic invented by Joseph Lister

1878

Phonograph invented by Thomas Alva Edison

1878

Light Bulb invented by Thomas Edison

1879

James A Garfield Presidency

1881

Chester A Arthur Presidency

1881 - 1885

John D. Rockafeller forms Standard Oil Trust

1882

Grover Cleveland Presidency

1885 - 1889

Automobile invented by Daimler and Benz

1885

American Federation of Labor founded

1886

Box Camera invented by George Eastman

1886

Pemberton invents Coca Cola

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Benjamin Harrison Presidency

1889 - 1893

Marie Curie invents the radium

1890

Homestead Strike

1892

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

Marconi invents wireless communication

1895

Roentgen invents the X-Ray

1895

The Spanish American War

1898