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What's Going on in the Late 1800's?

Meanwhile in the US...


1872-  Ulysses S. Grant wins the presidency
 
March 10, 1876- Bell makes the first successfull telephone call by saying, "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."
 
1879- Edison invents lightbulb
 
May 21, 1881- The American Red Cross was established by Clara Barton.
 
Feb. 18, 1885- Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is published for the first time.
 
1886- Statue of liberty dedicated
 
Feb. 12, 1892- Former President Lincoln's birthday is declared a national holiday in the US.
 
1898- Spanish-American War
 
1901- President McKinley assassinated
 
1903- Wrights' flight


Dawn.



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