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He created the first industrial laboratory concerned with creating knowledge in Menlo Park, New Jersey Thomas Edison
In 1888, he perfected the Kodak camera, the first camera designed specifically for roll film. In 1892, he established the Kodak Company, in Rochester, New York. George Eastman
As a wounded veteran became addicted to morphine. He was a pharmacist and as such searched for a cure to counteract this addiction. He began experimenting with coca and coca wines John Pemberton
He created barbed wire by using a coffee mill to create the barbs. His invention made him extremely rich. By the time of his death in 1906, he was one of the riches men in America. Joseph Glidden
Although officially an architect, his firm was the first to build above six stories creating the first skyscraper in the United States. -- in St. Louis Louis Sullivan
1891- Chilean Civil War and a fight with sailors from the USS Baltimore nearly resulted in war between our two Countries Benjamin Harrison
1867- William Seward purchases Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million US Grant
1878- Territorial Dispute between Argentina and Paraguay and Discussion over the building of a canal across the Isthmus of Panama Rutherford B Hayes
1898- Spanish American War and the "Open Door Policy" William McKinley
1882- Chinese Exclusion Act and increased diplomacy with Latin America Chester A Arthur
On June 17, 1876, He led a combined group of approximately 1,500 Lakota and Cheyenne in a surprise attack against a force of 1,000 cavalry and infantry, and allied 300 Crow and Shoshone warriors in the Battle of the Rosebud Crazy Horse
The location where Custer's 7th Cavalry advance party attacked Cheyenne and Lakota tribes at their camp on June 25, 1876 Little Big Horn
Adopted by Congress in 1887, this Act authorized the President of the United States to survey Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians Dawes Severalty Act
Morning of December 29, the federal troops went into a lakota camp to disarm the, the death toll from this massacre was 146 Indians and 25 Army. Wounded Knee
She was an American writer who became an activist on behalf of improved treatment of Native Americans. She detailed the adverse effects of government actions in her history A Century of Dishonor Helen Hunt Jackson
The Coinage Act of 1873 stated that no silver coins were to be made worth more than what? A dollar
the first major U.S. discovery of silver ore, located under what is now Virginia City, Nevada. Discovered, in 1857, by 2 brothers. Comstock Lode
What is the name of the 1878 act of Congress requiring the U.S. Treasury to buy a $2 to $4 million of silver and put it into circulation as silver dollars Bland Allison Act
While not authorizing the free and unlimited coinage of silver that the Free Silver supporters wanted, it increased the amount of silver the government was required to purchase every month Sherman Silver Purchase Act
With the international effort to push silver coinage a failure, McKinley turned away from silver coinage and embraced this, fixing the value of a dollar at 25 4/5 grains Gold Standard
Following the coup against Queen Lilioukalani, this man was the first to petition for annexation by the United States Sanford Dole
In his first term, Cleveland had supported free trade with Hawaii and accepted an amendment that gave the United States a coaling and naval station in this location Pearl Harbor
This president said, "We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is manifest destiny," right before approving its annexation. William McKinley
It was on this day in 1894 that the Provisional Government of Hawaii ended and was replaced by the Republic of Hawaii July 4
What was the name of the resolution that was used to annex the Republic to the United States and it became the Territory of Hawaii Newlands Resolution
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