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FC: Social Studies Timeline . by: Catherine Bumgardner

1: CHAPTER 16 | through | CHAPTER 25

2: CHAPTER 16 | through | CHAPTER 25

3: 1860 | The Pony Express begins delivering mail between East and West.

4: march 9: The mon itor fights the Virginia. An emperial decree expels foreigners from Japan. | Outbreak occurred at Fort Sumter, a federal outpost in Charleston, South Carolina, Fort Sumter was attacked by Confederate troops,began civil war. april 12: Confederate attacks fort sumter. july 21: Confederate wins the first battle of the civil war at Bull Run in VIrginia. | 1861 | 1862

5: West Virginia set up its own state government, Lincoln sent federal troops into the border states to help keep them in the Union. Lincoln also sent some soldiers into western Virginia, Union loyalties were strong. january 1: emancipation proclamation issued. | 1863 | With french troops support, Archduke Maximilian of Austria becomes emperor of Mexico. july: After the capture of Nanjing, the Tiaping Rebellion in China ends. | 1864

6: General Ulysses S. Grant -> | General Robert E. Lee <-

7: 1865 | april 9; General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant Abe Lincoln was assassinated Black Jamaicans rebel against the wealth planter class

8: President Andrew Johnson is impeached and almost removed from office . The Meiji dynasty returns to hold power in Japan. Ulysses S. Grant is elected president. Japan begins a time of modernization known as the Meiji Restoration. | 1868 | -> | -> | 1869 | The Suez canal opens and it links the Red sea and the Mediterranean sea.

9: 1870 | -> | Hiram Revels becomes the first African American to serve in the U.S Senate. | Otto von Bismark and Wilhelm I unite Germany. The British Parliment legalizes labor unions. | -> | 1871

10: -> | 1873 | -> | 1874 | In the Black Hills of the Dakotas, gold was discovered. | Olmsted designs the U.S Capitol grounds.

11: 1876 | German engineer Nikolaus A. Otto perfects a gasoline-powered engine. In Philadelphia the Centennial Expsosition opens.

12: The Compromise of 1877 ends reconstruction. | 1878 | -> | -> | Thousands of African Americans migrate from south to Kansas. | 1877

13: Charles Guiteau, frustrated man looking for a job, assassinates president James A. Garfield. | 1879 | -> | -> | 1881 | Thomas Edison invents the first lightbulb.

14: The Orient Express railway makes its first run from Paris to Istanbul. In the Pacific Ocean, the island volcano of Krakatau erupts in one of the worlds greatest natural disasters. | The Indian National Congress is formed in British-controlled India | ^1883 ^ | ^ ^ | 1885

15: ^1886^ | December 8: The American Federation of Labor is formed. Workers complete the Statue of Liberty. In Paris, impressionists' exhibit opens. | Brazil officially ends slavery. | ^ ^ | 1888

16: In Chicago, James Addams found Hull House. The Eiffel Tower is built in Paris. Massacre at wounded knee occurs . | Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act. Congress passes the McKinley Tarriff, this gives a subsidy to U.S sugar producers. | 1889 | 1890 v

17: Construction begins on Russia's Trans-Siberian Railroad. | June 29:Homestead strike begins. Carnegie Steel Company refuses to negotiate with the union. | 1892 v | 1891 ^

18: 1893 | 5 | 1 | 89 | At the 1893 Columbian Expostition in Chicago, the Ferris Wheel is introduced. | Cubans rebel against the Spanish rule.

19: 1900 | 18 | 98 | French scientists Pierre & Marie Curie, discover a radium. The United States wins the Spanish-American War,thus far gaining the Philippine Islands and Puerto Rico. | In China the Boxer Rebellion errupts.

20: 03-Panama declares itslef and independent nation. | The first Nobel Prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweeden President William McKinley is assassinated, and Vice President Theodore Roosevelt becomes president.

21: The Mexican Revolution begins. | The British luxury liner Titanic sinks after hitting an iceberg during its first voyage, about 1,500 passangers on the boat died.

22: The Panama Canal opens. Archduke Fransis Ferdinand is assassinated. President Wilson issues a proclamation of neutrality in the European war. | A German U-boat sinks the "Lusitania" | 1914 | 1915

23: Mexico adopts a new constitution. The Selective Service Act is passed and this introduced the draft. United States declares war on Germany. | Jeannette Rankin becomes the first woman elected to Congress. | 1917 | 1916

24: President Wilson announces the Fourteen points. Germany agrees to an armistice, this ending World War I | The U.S Senate refuses to approve the Treaty of Versailles. | 1919 | 1 9 1 8

25: Congress declares the Nineteenth Admendment ratified, this gave women the right to vote. Warren Harding wins the presidnecy in a tremendous landslide victory. The League of Nations is established. | The tomb of King Tutankhamen is discovered. | 1920 | 1 9 2 2

26: Native Americans are granted the right of u.S citizenship. Joseph Stalin becomes dictator of Communist Russia. | Ernest Hemingway publishes the "Sun Also Rises" Prince Hirohito becomes the emperor of Japan. | 1924 | 1926

27: Construction begins on the empire state building. The U.S stock market crashes on Black Tuesday. | Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin. | 1928 | 1929 | 11992

28: Mahatma Gandhi and a group of the followers begin the salt march. | Franklin D. Roosevelt wins his first presidential election beating Herbert Hoover. At least 30 million people w worldwide are unemployed. | 1932 | 1930

29: The CIO is organized | Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany. | 1933 | 1934

30: Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics. | 1936* | The first Social Security payments are made. War officially begins between Japan and China. | 1937:

31: Violence against German Jews erupts into Kristallnacht. | 1938: | The film Wizard of Oz is released. | 1939*

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