Historical Timeline 1877-1930 usa by ilearnmusic

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									Historical Timeline 1877-1930 United States 1877 - Rutherford B. Hayes becomes President and Reconstruction ends with the Compromise of 1878 - Morgan silver dollars first minted 1879 - Thomas Edison invents light bulb 1880s - Dust Bowl begins 1880 - U.S. population exceeds 50 million 1881 - James Garfield inaugurated as President 1881 - James Garfield assassinated 1881 - Clara Barton creates Red Cross 1881 - Tuskegee Institute founded 1883 - Brooklyn Bridge opens 1885 - Washington monument completed 1885 - Stanford University founded 1887 - Congress creates Interstate Commerce Commission 1888 - National Geographic Society founded 1889 - Benjamin Harrison becomes President 1889 - North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington become states 1890 - Yosemite National Park created 1890 - Idaho and Wyoming become states 1890 - Wounded Knee Massacre 1890 - North American Women's Suffrage Association founded 1891 - Basketball invented 1892 - General Electric Company founded 1892 - Sierra Club founded 1896 - Plessy v. Ferguson 163 US 537 1896 legalizes segregation in railway cars 1896 - William Jennings Bryan delivers his Cross of Gold speech 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike 1896 - Utah becomes a state 1896 - Hawaii annexed 1897 - Boston subway completed 1898 - USS Maine explodes in Havana, Cuba harbor, precipitating the Spanish-American War 1898 - Treaty of Paris (1898) ends Spanish-American War 1900 - US population exceeds 75 million 1900 - Gold Standard Act 1900 - US helps put down Boxer Rebellion in China 1901 - William McKinley assassinated 1901 - Theodore Roosevelt becomes President 1901 - US Steel founded by John Pierpont Morgan 1902 - First Rose Bowl game played 1903 - Ford Motor Company formed 1903 - First World Series 1905 - Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) formed 1906 - Theodore Roosevelt negotiates Treaty of Portsmouth, receives Nobel Peace Prize 1908 - Ford Model T appears on market 1908 - Federal Bureau of Investigation established 1909 - The U.S. penny is changed to the Abraham Lincoln design 1909 - William Howard Taft becomes President 1909 - Robert Peary plants American flag at North Pole 1909 - NAACP founded by W. E. B. DuBois 1910 - Boy Scouts of America chartered 1911 - Supreme Court breaks up Standard Oil 1912 - RMS Titanic sinks 1912 - New Mexico and Arizona become states 1913 - Woodrow Wilson becomes President

1914 - Mother's Day created 1915 - RMS Lusitania sunk 1916 - US acquires Virgin Islands 1917 - Zimmerman telegram 1917 - US enters World War I 1917 - Espionage and Sedition Acts 1918 - President Wilson's Fourteen Points 1919 - Treaty of Versailles ends World War I 1919 - Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations 1920s - Flappers symbolized the style and spirit of the Roaring '20s 1920 - U.S. population tops 100 million 1920 - First radio broadcast in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1923 - Calvin Coolidge becomes President 1923 - Yankee Stadium opens 1924 - Immigration Act Basic Law 1927 - Charles Lindbergh makes first trans-Atlantic flight 1927 - The Jazz Singer, the first "talkie" (motion picture with sound) is released 1927 - U.S. citizenship granted to inhabitants of U.S. Virgin Islands 1928 - Disney's Steamboat Willie opens 1929 - Great Depression begins


								
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