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U.S. History Timeline By Jeri Rogish. 1865-1870 1865 - American Civil War ends - Lincoln was assassinated 1867 - Alaska was purchased 1870 - Texas is.

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1 U.S. History Timeline By Jeri Rogish

2 American Civil War ends - Lincoln was assassinated Alaska was purchased Texas is last confederate state readmitted to Union

3 rd Congress has 7 black members Federal troops sent to Vicksburg to protect blacks - Civil Rights Act passed - 44 th Congress has 8 black members Rutherford Hayes becomes president Univ. of Southern CA was found

4 Clara Barton organizes American Red Cross - Some vehicles are required to display liscense Civil Rights act of 1875 declared unconstitutional Washington admitted as a state - Prudence Crandall died Wilber and Orville Wright print the “Dayton Tattler” in Dayton, Ohio

5 Carnegie Hall opens in NY James Naismith publishes basketball rules The New York stock exchange collapses st professional football game played in Latrobe, PA Tomb of Ulysses S. Grant dedicated in New York 12 years after his death Theodore Roosevelt is vice president

6 McKinley assassinated and Roosevelt becomes president Wright Brothers’ first flight San Francisco earthquake Ford introduces model T - Taft elected president Boy Scouts established in U.S.

7 More than 1,000 Africans lynched since World War I begins in Europe U.S. enters World War I World War I ends Prohibition Act becomes law th ammendment goes into effect

8 Albert Einstein lectures in New York Congress passed new immigration law Army Air Corps are established St. Francis dam gives away in southern CA Car radio invented American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto

9 State of Nevada legalizes gambling - Star-Spangled Banner is approved by Hoover and Congress as national anthem Highest continuous pave road in U.S. is opened Pres. Roosevelt inaugurated for 1 st time Babe Ruth retires from baseball The Great Smokey Mountains National Park is dedicated by Franklin D. Roosevelt

10 Race riots in Detroit and Harlem cause 40 deaths and 700 injuries President Roosevelt succumbs to a brain hemorrhage Basketball Assoc. of America is founded Jackie Robinson breaks Major League Baseball’s barrier against colored players U.S. withdraws troops from Korea Brinks robbery in Boston occurs when 11 bandits steal 2.8 mill from armed car

11 U.S. signs a mutual security pact st colored T.V. goes on sale - Dwight Eisenhower is inaugurated 34 th president Explorer I, the 1 st American satellite is launched Alaska becomes 49 th state and Hawaii 50 th Olympics were held in Rome

12 John F. Kennedy moves into White House John Glenn is 1 st man to orbit Earth 3 times Martin Luther King gives his “I Have A Dream” speech Walt Disney dies of cancer on 12/ First heart transplant was performed Beatles break up

13 London Bridge brought to U.S. - VCRs introduced M*A*S*H T.V. show premieres - Pocket calculators introduced John Lennon was assassinated - Ted Turner establishes CNN

14 Personal Computers introduced by IBM Michael Jackson releases Thriller Sally Ride becomes 1 st American woman in space PG-13 movie rating created Wreck of the Titanic found Hubble telescope launched into space

15 Official end of Cold War World Trade Center bombed I was born Tiger Woods wins Masters Titanic becomes most successful movie Bush formally accepts presidency

16 Terrorist attack in NY Male kills 2 students in VA Tech dorm Obama is president


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