National American Suffrage Association (NAWSA) founded.
Sherman Antitrust Act passed.
Ghost Dance movement spreads to the Black Hills.
Sherman Silver Purchase Act.
United Mine Workers of America founded.
The American Federation of Labor voices support for women's suffrage.
U.S. Postal Service prohibits mailing of Leo Tolstoy's The Kreutzer Sonata
The National Woman's Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association merge.El Partido del Pueblo Unido
(The United People's Party) founded by Félix Martinez, Jr.; first U.S. Hispanic third party.
Idaho and Wyoming admitted as forty-third and forty-fourth states (July).
McKinley tariff raises duties to an average of 50 percent on foreign goods to protect American industry (October).Act Establishing Yosemite National Park (October 1).
Mississippi limits civil rights for blacks by writing an "understanding" clause into their new constitution (November 1).Three hundred Sioux and Chief Sitting Bull are killed by U.S. Army in Ghost Dance Massacre at Wounded Knee (December).