United States Population Growth Areas
United States Map 1900
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1890-1900
  • 1892 First bridge to span the lower Mississippi River is at Memphis.
  • 1892 Rudolf Diesel invents diesel engine.
  • 1892 Pledge of Allegiance published. Changes made in 1954.
  • 1893 Grover Cleveland takes oath on March 4 as 24th President.
  • 1893 America the Beautiful written by Katherine Lee Bates.
  • 1896 Utah admitted as 45th state on Feb 4.
  • 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson establishes "separate but equal" provision in U.S. law.
  • 1897 William McKinley takes oath on March 4 as 25th President.
  • 1898 Spanish-American War. Teddy Roosevelt and his rough-riders fight in Cuba.
  • 1898 USS Maine blown up in harbor at Havana, Cuba, February 15.
  • 1898 Independent republic of Hawaii annexed.
  • 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China begins.


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