1 giorno fa · In United States history, the Gilded Age is a term coined by Mark Twain and used by some historians to refer roughly to the period from 1877 to 1900, which occurred between the Reconstruction Era and the Progressive Era. It was a time of rapid economic growth, especially in the Northern and Western United States.
2 giorni fa · Queen Victoria of Great Britain. The first electronics appeared in the 19th century, with the introduction of electric relay in 1835, the telegraph and its Morse code protocol in 1837, the first telephone call in 1876,  and the first functional light bulb in 1878. 
2 giorni fa · "New immigration" was a term from the late 1880s that refers to the influx of Catholic and Jewish immigrants from southern and eastern Europe (areas that previously sent few immigrants). The great majority came through Ellis Island in New York, thus making the Northeast a major target of settlement.
2 giorni fa · Main article: Timeline of London The following is a timeline of the history of London in the 19th century, the capital of England and the United Kingdom . 1800 to 1809 [ edit] 1800 8 January: The first soup kitchens are opened in London.  13 January: The Royal Institution is granted a royal charter. 
3 giorni fa · 1880s. 1881: Nikolay Benardos presents carbon arc welding, the first practical arc welding method. 1884: Hiram Maxim invents the recoil-operated Maxim gun, ushering in the age of semi- and fully automatic firearms. 1884: Paul Vieille invents Poudre B, the first smokeless powder for firearms. 1884: Sir Charles Parsons invents the modern steam ...
2 giorni fa · The Kingdom of Italy ( Italian: Regno d'Italia) was a state that existed from 17 March 1861, when Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy, until 2 June 1946, when civil discontent led to an institutional referendum to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
7 nov 2023 · To find published letters, diaries, and papers available at the UCB Libraries, use UC Library Search. You can also use bibliographies and other tools to help you locate diaries. American Diaries: An Annotated Bibliography of Published American Diaries and Journals to 1980. Call Number: Doe Reference CT214.A12 .A74 1983.