1860 -1900 Timeline

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James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Confederates fire on Ft. Sumter

1861

Gathering gun - Richard Jordan Gatling

1862

Battle of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

1863

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Lincoln assassinated

1865

Lee surrenders at the Appomattox

1865

Dynamite - Alfred Nobel

1867

14th amendment

1868

Johnson impeachment trial

1868

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Andrew Carnegie builds modern steel mill

1873

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876

Telephone - Alexander Graham Bell

1876

Reconstruction ends

1877

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

Antiseptic - Jeseph Lister

1878

Phonograph - Thomas Alva Edison

1878

Light bulb - Thomas Alva Edison

1879

James Garfield

1881 - 1885

John D. Rockefeller forms Standard Oil Trust

1882

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1893

Automobile - Daimert Benz

1885

American Federation of Labor Founded

1886

Box camera - George Eastman

1886

Coca Cola - Pemberton

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Radium - Marie Curie

1890

Homestead Strike

1892

Wireless communication - Maroni

1895

X-ray - Roentgen

1895

William McKinley

1897 - 1901

The Spanish American war

1898

First transcontinental railroad completed

1969