50 Important Events in U.S history

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  • The United States Army is Established

    The United States Army is Established
    The unification of all of the colonies to fight Britain
  • The United States Marine Corps is Established

    The United States Marine Corps is Established
    Forces responsible for on-ground/inland missions.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    A document in the 2nd Continental Congress, that gave the colonies and the colonist independence from Great Britain.
  • The Continental Congress Approves the Articles of Confederation

    The Continental Congress Approves the Articles of Confederation
    The time when the Continental Congress thought that the need to enforce their own laws and rights through the AOC (first draft).
  • French Join War Against British

    French Join War Against British
    Its when the French joined the American Alliance to fight off Great Britain.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    A treaty assigned in Paris, France, that talked about ending the Revolutionary War.
  • The Delegates at the Philadelphia Convention Approve the Constitution

    The Delegates at the Philadelphia Convention Approve the Constitution
    The day when the delegates ratified the constitution, and due from New Hemisphere, they were able to pass the constitution.
  • George Washington Inaugurated as President of the United States

    George Washington Inaugurated as President of the United States
    The time when George Washington was elected for presidency unanimously, due to his "heroic" status and leadership.
  • The Bill of Rights is Ratified by 3/4ths of the States

    The Bill of Rights is Ratified by 3/4ths of the States
    The time when the states ratified the Bill of Rights and felt like it was important to individual equality and freedom.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    A big part of the Midwest territory brought by the United States from France for 15 Million Dollars.
  • Slave Trade Ended

    Slave Trade Ended
    The Slave Trade Act was supposed to ban the Slave trade between British colonies and the Caribbean island in a place like Cuba.
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    War of 1812

    The fought in favor between the United States and Britain about territory and when Britain burned the White House.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The relocation of the Indian Tribes who had to be removed from the Southeastern United States to area West of the Mississipi RIver.
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    Texas Revolution

    The rebellion of the United States and Tejanos colonists against the Mexican government.
  • Telegraph Invented

    Telegraph Invented
    The time when the telegraph was made.
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    Gold Rush

    A Gold Rush in the West Coast that was found at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.
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    Civil War

    The American Civil War was a war in the United States from fought between the Northern United States and the Southern United States.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln.
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    Reconstruction

    The Reconstruction period was a time in American history that went from 1863 to 1877, also discussed and reformed civil rights.
  • Assassination of President Lincoln

    Assassination of President Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was served as the 16th president of the United States until his assassination after winning the Civil War.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1875

    Civil Rights Act of 1875
    The U.S. Supreme Court declared that the Civil Rights Act enforced the “equality of all men before the law”, and no racial inequality.
  • The United States annexes Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico.(1866-1898)

    The United States annexes Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico.(1866-1898)
    American imperialism was about its policies aimed at extending the political, economic, and cultural control over places not owned by them.
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    Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Augustus Lindbergh was an American, who was best known for making a nonstop flight from New York to Paris.
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    World War 1

    The first "Great War" fought in Europe.
  • The Panama Canal Opens for Business.

    The Panama Canal Opens for Business.
    The Canal was built primarily to make a faster way to the West Coast for American settlers in the 19th Century.
  • The Treaty of Versailles is Signed, Ending World War I.

    The Treaty of Versailles is Signed, Ending World War I.
    The Treaty of Versailles was an very important peace treatiy that brought World War I to end.
  • Nineteenth Amendment

    Nineteenth Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex
  • First radio broadcast in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    First radio broadcast in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    The first commercial radio station was KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The Wall Street Crash of 1929 was a major stock market crash that occurred in 1929 in America.
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    World War II

    The Second World War fought between the Axis and Allies.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack Pearl Harbor was a surprise, military strike by the Japanese Navy Air Force on the United States Naval Base.
  • 1st Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.

    1st Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
    The United States dropped two nuclear bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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    The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union

    The Cold War was a period of tension between the 2 superpowers, The Soviet Union with its allies and the United States with its allies .
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    Korean War

    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea.
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    Brown v. Board of Education

    The decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that U.S. state laws establishing racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam fought in favor of Vietnam and the United States.
  • Sputnik Satellite

    Sputnik Satellite
    Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite launched from the Soviet Union.
  • NASA Formed

    NASA Formed
    NASA and the U.S. government was responsible for the space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1960

    Civil Rights Act of 1960
    A law that talked about a federal inspection of local voter registration polls and penalties to people who denied it.
  • Assassination of JFK

    Assassination of JFK
    The 35th president of the United States until his assassination in November.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon.
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    The Watergate scandal was a major federal political scandal in the United States involving the administration of President Richard Nixon from 1972 to 1974 which resulted at the end of Nixon's presidency.
  • Human Rights

    Human Rights
    Human rights are norms that tell certain standards of human behavior and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights.
  • Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm)

    Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm)
    The Gulf War, codenamed Operation Desert Shield for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    The fall of the Berlin Wall was an important event in world history which marked the falling of the Cold War and Communism.
  • September 11th

    September 11th
    The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.