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= to Inventions, 1868-1898 = to the Transcript
Knights of Labor founded
Armour and Swift begin Chicago meatpacking
Widespread railroad strikes in "Great Uprising of 1877"
Edison Electric Light Company founded
Carnegie begins steel production
Haymarket riot in Chicago
American Federation of Labor founded
Chicago meatpacking is world's greatest concentration of capital and labor
Sinclair publishes The Jungle
An interactive, expanded timeline for the period after 1876 can be found in Program 26.
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