US History 1861-2013

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In History
  • Kansas 34th state admitted in Union

    Kansas 34th state admitted in Union
  • Abraham Lincoln elected

    Abraham Lincoln elected
    Abraham Lincoln elected to be the 16th President Of the United States
  • President Lincoln annouced Emancipation Proclamation

    President Lincoln annouced Emancipation Proclamation
  • Lincoln assassinated at the Petersen House

    Lincoln assassinated at the Petersen House
  • Alexander Graham Bell invents telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell invents telephone
  • United States joins WW1

    United States joins WW1
  • 19th Amendment Passed

    19th Amendment Passed
  • Stock Market Crahes

    Stock Market Crahes
  • WW2 Begins

    WW2 Begins
  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbor

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor
  • Jackie Robinson breaks Color Barrier

    Jackie Robinson breaks Color Barrier
    Jackie Robinson was an American baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base.
  • Eisenhower elected 34th president

    Eisenhower elected 34th president
  • Martin Luther King gives "I Have A Dream" speech

    Martin Luther King gives
  • John F. Kennedy Assassinated

    John F. Kennedy Assassinated
  • Martin Luther King Assassinated

    Martin Luther King Assassinated
  • President Nixon Resigns

    President Nixon Resigns
  • Bill Clinton Inauguration

    Bill Clinton Inauguration
  • World Trade Center Destoyed

    World Trade Center Destoyed
    Four passenger airliners were hijacked by terrorists so they could be flown into buildings in suicide attacks. Two of those planes, American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175, were crashed into the North and South towers, respectively, of the World Trade Center complex in New York City. Within two hours, both towers collapsed. A third plane, was crashed into the Pentagon. The fourth plane, was targeted for the Capitol in Washington, D.C. but crashed in a field in Shanksville, PA
  • Barack Obama Elected

    Barack Obama Elected
  • Barack Obama Inauguration

    Barack Obama Inauguration
  • BP Oil Spill

    BP Oil Spill
  • President Obama makes Annonucement

    President Obama makes Annonucement
  • Barack Obama Re-elected

    Barack Obama Re-elected
  • Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

    Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
    26 people killed, 18 childern and 8 adults
  • Boston Marathon Bombing

    Boston Marathon Bombing