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S: 1880's Scrapbook by Gregory Zock

BC: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/facts-on-thomas-edison.html http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bledison.htm http://www.history.com/1880 http://www.1930census.com/1880_the_year_in_history.php http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_United_States_history http://www.uspresidents.com/ http://www.brainyhistory.com/years/1880.html http://www.mediahistory.umn.edu/timeline/1880-1889.html | Sources

FC: The 1880's I start where the last man left off. Thomas A. Edison Greg Zock | Thomas Edison and his manufactured phonograph in 1888. | Cellulose roll film in 1889.

1: 1880's | James Garfield elected president in 1881, and he was assassinated in 1881. | U.S. Census shows population exceeded 50 million people. | Chester Arthur becomes the new president.

2: Clara Barton creates Red Cross in 1881. | Jesse James murdered in 1882 by Robert Ford.

3: The Brooklyn Bridge opens in 1883.

4: Mark Twain completes Huckleberry Finn in 1884. | Fingerprint identification used in 1885.

5: Washington Monument completed in 1885.

6: In 1885, Grover Cleveland becomes president.

7: The Statue of Liberty is dedicated to America in 1886.

8: Golf is introduced from Scotland into America in 1885.

9: Trains deliver daily newspapers in 1885. | The American Telephone Company creates AT&T for long distance colling in 1885.

10: Softball created in Chicago in 1887 with a broomstick and an overstuffed ball. | National Geographic created in 1888.

11: Coin operated phonographs used in bars, used as the first jukeboxes in 1889. | Benjamin Harrison elected president in 1889.

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