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US History

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
221px ridolfo ghirlandaio columbus small square 3rd Aug, 1492 Columbus Sails From Spain Who: columbus When: August 3 ,1492 What: sailing to Asia Why:try find a new to route to Asia. It is significant because this caused the founding of the new land which is America. From there on different parts of the content from Europe come over and took overpartsng the 13 colonies. Columbus's initial 1492 voyage came at a critical time of growing national imperialism and economic competition between developing nations wealth from ablishment of trade routs and colonies.
0514map2 small square Settlement Of Jamestown ,Virgina Who:English settlers What :Arriving under the authority of King James when: May 14 1607 Why: Beacuse they thought there could be gold and silver. Also it became Americas number one export of Tabacco. They established the first permanent British settlement in North America at a place they named Jamestown ,Virgina. Though Jamestown coloniest struggled with leadership and survival from the beging they then become the number one export of Tabacco. There fore slaves were being brought here.
Slaves small square First Slave Who:Africans When:The year 1619 Why: They were brought so they could start working on the plantations, where they had a high value of cash crops such as Tabacco, cotton ,and sugar. Most slaves were black and were held by whites. Twelve million African were shiped to America from the 16th to the 19th centuries. This leading up to about 200 hundred year of slavery here in America.
Mayf small square MayFlower who: pilgrims What:Mayflower When:1620 Why: To transport good to between England and Europen countries.Also brought pilgrims, from plymouth, England, plymouth massachuetts. Mayflower is famous in American history as a symbol of early European colonization of the future US.
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Images small square signing of the Constitution Who: Federalist What: The constitution When: spet. 17 1787 Where: Philadelphia Constituion is a strong Stateor national government. It also gives power to the States.It replaces the Articles of Confederation.
Lp small square Louisiana Purchase Who:Thomas Jefferson Why:It is important beacuse What : France's claim to the territory of Louisiana in 1803. The land purchased contained all of present-day Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, parts of Minnesota that were west of the Mississippi River, most of North Dakota, nearly all of South Dakota, northeastern New Mexico, the portions of Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado
Mc small square Missouri Compromise Who:US Congress Why: to end the first of a series of crises concerning the extension of slavery What: It was an agreement passed in 1820 Missouri came in as a slave State meaning Maine was a free State that way it could be balanced. The exception of Missouri, this law prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory. Three years later the Missouri Compromise was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott decision.
300px henry clay senate3 crop small square Compromise Of 1850 Who:Henry Clay, Millard Fillmore, Calhoun, Webster Why: What: was an intricate package of five bills, passed on September 4, 1850, a four year confrontation between the slave states of the South and the free states of the North that arose from expectation of territorial expansion
370px us1854 small square Kansas Act Who: What: Opened new lands, created the new lands why: The initial purpose of the Kansas–Nebraska Act was to create opportunities for a Mideastern Transcontinental Railroad. It became problematic when popular sovereignty. The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opened new lands, repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820, and allowed settlers in those territories to determine if they would allow slavery within their boundaries.
220px dredscott small square Dred scott Who: Was a slave in the United states Why: America was divide in two what happened: Well pretty much the case was a raised issue of a black slave who lived in a free state. Congress had not asserted whether slaves were free once they set foot upon Northern soil The United States Supreme Court ruled seven to two against Scott, finding that neither he, nor any person of African ancestry, could claim citizenship in the United States
150px abraham lincoln by alexander helser 2c 1860 crop small square Lincoln elected Who:Abraham Lincoln Why:Democratic Party, becoming the first Republican to win the presidency. What: Lincoln received only 40 percent of the popular vote but handily defeated the three other candidates: also it was at it stage of the Civil War In 1860 this issue finally came to a head, fracturing the formerly dominant Democratic Party into Southern and Northern factions and bringing Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party to power without the support of a single Southern state.
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300px charge of the rough riders at san juan hill small square Spanish - American War Who: was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States Where: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam
300px ww1 titlepicture for wikipedia article small square start of world war 1 World War I was a military conflict centered on Europe that began in the summer of 1914.
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300px 1930 67b small square stock market crashes Who: What: Market Crash of 1929, was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout Why:
300px infobox collage for wwii small square world war 2 The Allies and the Axis. The war began with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany , and war on Germany by France and most of the countries of the British Empire. The United States got involved when the boming of pearl Harbor happened by the Japanes.