reconstruction:the emancipation proclamation abolishes slavery in all countries confederate. 13th amendment forbids all slavery in the united states. the civil war ends Lincoln is assassinated and Johnson becomes president.
the discovery of gold at sutters mill in California.the first barbed wire introduced.construction begins on a tanscontinental rail road.
the push west
the new comers
potaeto famine in ireland causes migration to us.statue of liberty deticated in new York harbor.chinese exclusion act.
1942 american indians are considred citizens.1950 supreme court rules against segregation.1883 supreme court guts the civil rights act.
the era of Jim crow
cornelius vanderbilt railroad empire sprawls across countries.progressive move ment strives to fix problems.
from farm to factory
tehy said it was a communists threat/elanor said :i connot belive war is the best solution