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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Sep 1st, 1493
Cattle Spanish bring cattle to the U.S.
Images North America "Land of Opportunity" Settlers left Europe to find new land, and new opportunities and freedoms.
Jamestown Jamestown The city of Jamestown was built in May of 1607.
Tobacco Tobacco Tobacco was Americas largest export. Although it was illegal the new settlers did it cause it brought in alot of money.
Trade Spanish Controls Trade In the 1600's the Spanish controled most of the worldwide trade.
Mayflower Mayflower heads home Mayflower left the new lands on April 5th 1621.
1704feb29deerfieldraid Rough Start Three months after the Mayflower set sail back to Europe, more than half of the pilgrams had died from hunger, exhaustion, or diseas.
Redcoat Redcoats In 1645 the King of England sent his Redcoat soldiers to America to gain control.
Bostonpaper Boston Newspaper Boston, had the first Newspaper.
Redcoat Too much Red In September of 1627 there were many Redcoats in America. For every 1 Redcoat there was 4 Americans.
350px boston massacre Boston Massacre Where 5 Redcoats try to hold of an angry mob, Four died on the spot and a fifth died after four days. Six others were wounded.
Crispis attucks Crispis Attics Crispis Attics, a slave, was the firs person to Die at the Boston Massacre and the word was quickly spread throughout the world.
Paul rever Paul Revere Paul Revere mad the front page, of the Boston Newspaper, about the Boston Massacre and he titles it "The Bloody Massacre"
Boston tea party Boston Tea party December 16th 1773, a group of about 200 men went to the Boton harbor and dumped ever case/box of tea into the boston harbor. They called it the Boston Tea Party.
Daniel boon Daniell Boone Boone crosses into Shawnee territory
Ny New York By Janurary 1776 there where about 20,000 people in New York
Ships British are coming Around June 30th 1776 there were around 3,000 British Battlships packed with Redcoats, and ready to take over the New Land
Declarationindependence Declaration of Independence July 4th 1776 the Declaration of independence was signed
Battleships Open FIre July 12 1776 two of the thousands of ships opened fire on New York city, it was the larges attack on New York untill Septeber 11, 2001.
Fight New Fighing tactics Now America has the native american and their fighting stradegies on their side. Instead of going up against the best army in the world, they will simply just sneak attack them opening up a whole new was of war
Taxed TAXED By 1778 The british had New York under control and they taxed everything,and by this time food prices were up 800%
Battle of yorktown Bgining of the Battle of Yorktown This was the start of The Battle of Yorktown..
End of battle of yorktown Battle of Yorktown Ends Battle of Yorktown ends with America victorious
George washington First President General George Washington was named Americas first president
Cotton gin Cotton Gin The Cotton Gin was invented (helpped increase the speed of producing cotton.)
Louisianna purchase Louisanna Purchase Thomas Jefferson baught 1/2 billion acres for 3 cents an acre
Lewis and clark Lewis and Clarck Lewis and Clark map the new country.
Sacagawea Sacajawea Sacajawea saved Boone and his men by showing them ways through the land and leading them to food, water, and shelter.
Erie canal Erie Canal Erie Canal is the Biggest man construction project and is 300 miles long.
Cow Milk Sickness In 1818 families where dying from Cow milk
Harriet tubman Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman risked her life to help free slaves by leading them and the "Underground Railroad"
Hunter Hunters Hunters and trappers start to catch beavers, they sell for alotback in Eurrope, because in Europe there not many left.
Trappers Rockies Thousands of trappers start trapping in the rockies.
Industrial revolution Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revoulution was the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation.
North n south North and South In 1825 the South had an economy set on cotton, and the North was set on industry.
Erie canal opens Erie Canal Opens The Erie Canal opens for the first time on October 2, 1825
Andrew jackson Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson forces Indians into reservations.
Cotton Worlds Cotton By the summer of 1830 the South owned 1/2 of the worlds cotton.
Alamo Alamo Alimo was where American settlers where getting into Mexican land and a Spanish group killed all but wo Texan defenders and were told to send a message to the rest of the settlers to stay out, but the message they remembered was remember the Alimo.
Morris code Morse Code Morse code was invented on april 27 1836 by Samuel Morse.
Cash Millionaire The Word Millionaire was invented, because of people having millions of dollars.
Gold rush GOLD RUSH Miners from all over came here to get gold, but problems started when some miners where finding alot and others finding none.
Slave Slaves It hit ground zero for the slave trade in 1941, because of 1/2 a million slaves were traded like animals.
Wagon trail2 Headin West May 1846 thousands of settlers started heading west in search of new lands
Wagon trail Wagon Trail Wagontail had begun with George Doner leading the way.
Donnorparty Tough Times Due to being stuck in the middle of nowhere in the snow, and family had already eatin the cattle. The family had no choice but Kanablism.
John brown John Brown Death John Brown is put to Death by the state of Virginia, because of treason and murder.
Cotton world South in Control By the summer of 1850 te South had control of 3/4 of the worlds cotton.
Oil Oil 1854 Scientists discover oil
Red cross Red Cross Clare barton invented the red cross in 1859.
John brown2 John Brown John Brown planned to attack the South and lead a slave rebellion.
Abe licoln Abe Lincoln Abe Lincoln On May 1 1860 Abe Lincoln was elected our 16th president
Confederate Confederates Confederate States Formed
Civil war CIVIL WAR The civil war begins (5 weeks after Lincoln elected president)
Civil war 2 Civil War Begins The Civil War Began on April 12th 1861
Bull run Bullrun The Battle of Bullrun lost more men than any other battle
Battle n vs s North vs. South Civil war at its hight North vs. South bringing more deaths than ever seen, and by 1863 lost 2% of population.
Death status Death status By may of 1862 17,000 had been killed in the civil war
Slavery Slavery Slavery was abolished on June 1st 1863
Black soilder African American Soldier IN july of 1863 more than half of the slaves that where freed joined the North in the civil war.
End of civil war Civil WAR Ends The Civil war Ended on May 10th 1865
Buffalo Where the Buffalo Roam In the summer of 1865 there where 3 million Buffalo that roamed the west
Statue ofliberty Statue of Liberty It took donations from all over America, 120,000, to assemble the statue of liberty
Liberty Lady Liberty It took 25 years for Lady Liberty to oxidize and turn green.
Timeline Railroads go West 1868 The railroad extend west.
Timeline Teddy Blue Teddy Blue is 1 of about 20,000 cowboys in the west.
Timeline Andrew Carnagy Andrew Carnagy developed a new way to make steel
Timeline Barbwire Barbwire was invented in 1873
Timeline Locust 3 Trilion Locus terrorised the west by eatin every bit of crop, people called this the Locust Plague
Timeline Buffalo Slodder 30 million Buffalo killed in 10 years
Timeline New Stoves Carnagey created massive stoves that helpped mass produce steel
Timeline Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb in 1879 and had it patened in 1880.
Timeline Crime and Poverty Crime and poverty is at its height in 1890
Timeline Lumber In 1892 2 million ft of lumber will be cut in Nebraska alone.
Timeline Hamil Brothers The Hamil Brothers strike oil in Texas creating an ecinomic Boom.
Timeline Texaco Texaco was invented after the discovery of oil in Texas.
09 airconditioner air conditioning air conditioners where invented in 1902
Timeline Sewer systems major cities have sewer systems
Timeline Henry Ford Model T Henry Ford invented the Model T which was the first automobile.
Timeline Sewers Every city in America has a sewer system
Timeline Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire was the worst work disaster untill September 11 2001.
Timeline Assembly line Henry ford creates the assembly line in 1913, helps mass produce items.
Timeline Rosco Sheler Rosco Sheler is the first car salesmen
Timeline Red Summer Red summer were race riots that exploded in a number of cities in both the North and South.
Timeline Muscle Cars The 1st muscle cars where created in The late summer of 1919
Timeline Boomtime the 1920's where a big Boomtime in America
Timeline Hollywood 800 Films produced in L.A./ Hollywood
Modelt Affordable Model T Model T was made affordable to Americans.
Timeline Start of Great Depression Stock Market Crash was the begining of a National Depression.
Timeline Credit 6 Billion dollars were spent in credit
Timeline Bank of United States Bank wouldnt give out any loans
Timeline Hoover Dam Construction on the worlds largest dam, the Hoover Dam, had begun on march 4th 1931
Timeline Loosing banks In 1933 there where 38 states that didnt have a single bank.
Timeline Dust Bowl In 1934 the midwest was getting pounded with dust storms.
Timeline Radios Radios linked America together in 1935
Timeline Dust Storm On April 14th 1935, the biggest dust storm in American history hit America.
Timeline Hoover Dam is Complete The Hoover dam was finished on september 30th 1935 2 years ahead of schedule.
Old computer Hugee Computer In 1940 the only computer available was the size of a Greyhound bus
Timeline Mt. Rushmore Mt. Rushmore was created and became the worlds biggest monument.
Black sodier African Americans in WWII 1 million african american soldiers were in WWII/
Cold war Cold War Cold war got its name because both sides were afraid of fighting each other directly.
Mushroom cloud Manhaten Project The Manhaten Project, that lead the Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki, was started in
Timeline Baby Boomber 1 baby every 10 seconds.
Timeline American Automobile 2 million cars are in America
Missle Missle Technology America had its first intercontinental missile in 1959.
King Martin Luther King, Jr Martin Luther King Jr. lead thousands of black men and women to the Washington monument and gave hit "I Have a Dream" speech.
Email E-mail First E-mail ever sent in 1969
Moon 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong was the 1st man on the moon, and he was from the United States.
Woodstock Woodstock Woodstock was the music event of the decade and to this day the single most profound event in the history of music
Nixon NIxon Nixon was the first president to resign from office
Vietnam Vietnam War ends The Vietnam war ended in October of 1975.
Pc The PC The first PC wasinvented in 1976
Images Credit Credit was cheap and everyone used it in the 1980s
Challengerexplodes Challenger Explodes On Janurary 27 1986 the Challanger Exploded a few seconds after lift off kill 7 people including a school teacher
Nasa NASA NASA had one of its buisiest years in 1986
Credit cards Credit boom More people have Credit cards than who vote
Cold war ends Cold War Over The coldwar ended in 1989
Mac .COM BOOM All of the United States started rapidly buying and useing computers.
9 11 Terrorist Attacks On Seprtember 11, 2001 2 planes hit the World Trade Center and 1 hit the pentagon and one, that believedto be headed to the whitehouse, hit a field in Pennsalviania.
Telegraphs Teleagraph like he Telephone Telegraph connects the country to each other, like cell phones do today