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James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

Confederates fire on Ft. Sumter

1861

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Gatling Gun (Richard Jordan Gatling)

1862

Battles of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

1863

Emancipation Proclimation

1863

Lee surrenders at Appomattox

1865

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Andrew Johnson

1865

Lincoln Assassinated

1865

Dynamite (Alfred Nobel)

1867

14th Amendment

1868

Johnson Impeachment trial

1868

First transcontinental railroad completed

1869

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Andrew Carnegie builds modern steel mill

1875

Telephone (Alexander Graham Bell)

1876

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

Phonograph (Thomas Alva Edison)

1878

Antiseptic (Joseph Lister)

1878

Light Bulb (Edison)

1879

Chester A. Arthur

1881 - 1885

James Garfied

1881

John D. Rockefeller forms Standard Oil Trust

1882

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Automobile (Daimler and Benz)

1885

Box Camera (George Eastman)

1886

American Federation of Labor founded

1886

Coca Cola (Pemberton)

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Radium (Marie Curie

1890

Homestead Strike

1892

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

X-Ray (Roentgen)

1895

Wireless Communication (Marconi)

1895

William McKinley

1897 - 1901

The Spanish-American War

1898 - 1901