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Ben M, Logan D, Chris A
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Great Railroad Strike - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad cut wages for 3rd time in a year
Chinese Exclusion Act - Prohibited all immigration of Chinese laborers
Spanish-American War - U.S. declares war on Spain. Demanded Spain give Cuba independence.
Annexation of Hawaii
US signs an alliance with 7 other nations to crush Boxer Rebellion in China
Ellis Island opens on East coast
United States population exceeds 75 million
Philippine-American War starts because the Philippine government disagrees with the Treaty of Paris.
Pullman Strike - A railroad strike that led to turning points for Labor laws
Election of 1892 - Populist party wins 22 electoral votes, making the first time a third party won electoral votes in many years.
President William McKinley was shot and killed. Roosevelt became President,
IWW (Industiral Workers of the World) was formed. IWW called for Unionization of all industries.
Cuba gains Independence from the United States
NAACP is founded
United States buys where the Panama Canal will be built as a renewable lease
16th Amendment is signed, creating Federal Income Tax
Basketball was invented
Texas Capitol was built. TEXAS! TEXAS! TEXAS!
Yosemite Park is created. The mountains are calling and I must go!
Treaty of Portsmith is signed in Kittery, Maine which ended Russo-Japanese War. Japan won
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