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Alaska Timeline
1867 - Sale of Alaska by Russia to United States
1878 - Salmon-canning industry started
1880 - Gold discovered near Juneau
1884 - Organic Act
1891 - Reindeer herds imported
1897 - Klondike gold rush
1898 - Homestead Act extended to AK
1899 - Nome Gold Rush
1899 - Harriman Alaska Expedition
1900 - Capital established in Juneau
1902 - Gold discovered near Fairbanks
1903 - Adjudication of Alaska-Canada border in Southeast Alaska
1905 - Nelson Act establishes schools for white children
1907 - Tongass & Chugach National Forests established
National Timeline
1869 - First transcontinental Railroad Completed
1870 - Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks Created
1876 - Bell patents the telephone
1877 - Nez Perce Uprising
1879 - Edison invents electric light
1882 - Chinese Exclusion Act
1887 - Dawes Act
1890 - Sherman Antitrust Act passed
1890 - Wounded Knee Massacre
1895 - Kodak hand-held camera
1896 - Plessy vs. Ferguson
1898 - US acquires Puerto Rico, Philippines, Guam
1903 - Wright brothers first airplane flight
1906 - San Francisco earthquake
1908 - Ford builds auto assembly line
1908 - Grand Canyon National Monument dedicated
International Timeline
1893 - New Zealand becomes first country to grant women the right to vote
1895 - Lumiére brothers introduce motion pictures
1900 - Boxer Rebellion in China
1904 - Russo-Japan War begins
1910 - Mexican Revolution
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