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   Fasttrack to America's Past
   Section 6:  The Gilded Age
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Timeline: The Gilded Age in American history  1865 to 1900



 
 

Dates for the events shown:


Civil War ends - 1865


Typewriter invented - 1867
 
Transcontinental R.R. opens - 1869
 

Boss Tweed exposed - 1871  (convicted 1873)
 
Susan B. Anthony's illegal vote - 1872
 
Carnegie's steel company begins - 1873
 
Telephone invented - 1876
 
Light bulb invented - 1879
 
Standard Oil Trust started - 1882
 
A.F. of L. forms - 1886
 
Dawes Act - 1887
 
Kodak camera invented - 1888

Sherman Antitrust Act - 1890
 
Populist Party begins - 1892
 
Plessy v. Ferguson - 1896
 
Spanish-American War - 1898

 



 
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