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Timeline
Of the
Gilded Age
1865
Civil War ends
1873
Carnegie Steel
Co. begins
1876
Telephone
invented
1879
Light bulb
invented
1882
Standard Oil
trust begins
1886
A.F. of L
begins
1901
Teddy Roosevelt
becomes president
1902
Chinese Exclusion
Act Passed
1903
First Flight at
Kitty Hawk
1904
New York
Subway Opens
1906
San Francisco
Earthquake
1908
Ford Introduces
the Model-T
1909
NAACP is
Founded
1911
Triangle Shirtwaist
Factory fire
1912
1913
The Titanic sinks
Owens Valley
Aqueduct to L.A.
1914
Panama Canal
Opens
1917
U. S. Enters
World War I
Fashionable Living
Ragtime