Cuban Revolutionary Party founded.
"Big Jim" Pendergast gains control of the Kansas City political machine.
Immigrant-admitting station is opened on Ellis Island in the New York City harbor.Fong Yue Ting v. U.S.
; Geary Law is constitutional.
First convention of the Populist Party held in St. Louis, Missouri (February 2).
Chinese Exclusion Act extended for ten years (May 16).Homestead Strike (July 6).
Federal troops sent to enforce martial law declared when striking silver miners clash with strikebreakers in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho (July 14).
President Harrison opens 1.8 million acre Crow reservation in Montana to settlement (October 15).
Democrat Gover Cleveland elected president (November 8).