Master Timeline

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Master Timeline: 1849: California Gold Rush 1862: Homestead Act 1863: Lincoln Announces Ten Percent Plan 1864: Wade-Davis Bill passed by congress Lincoln “pocket” vetoes Wade-Davis bill Yosemite Valley reserved as public park 1865: Lincoln Assassinated; Andrew Johnson succeeds as President 13 th amendment ratified Long Drive of Texas Long Horns begins 1866: Civil Rights Act passes over Johnson’s veto 1867: Reconstruction Act Tenure of Office Act Patrons of Husbandry Founded U.S. Gov’t adopts reservation policy for Plains Indians 1868: Impeachment Crisis 14 th amendment ratified Ulysses S. Grant Elected President Indian Treaty confirms Sioux rights to Powder River Hunting Grounds 1869: Union Pacific-Central Pacific transcontinental railroad completed Knights of Labor Founded in Philadelphia 1870: KKK at peak of its power 15 th amendment ratified 1872: Grant’s reelection Andrew Carnegie starts construction of Edgar Thomson steelworks near Pittsburgh 1873:
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2012 for the course MUET 220 taught by Professor Zelensky during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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