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  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    Who:Christopher Columbus, King Ferdinand snd Qeen Isabella.
    Why;Columbus was an italian he thought he get to Asia another way and across the Atlantic Ocean and he ask the rulers of Spain.
    What: On Agust 3, 1492 Columbus set sail with 3 ships:the Nina, the pinta, and Santa Maria.
    sentences:The spanish claimed lands in central and South America and in the southern parts of North america it was the first permanent European settlement in North America.
  • Jamestown

    who:Jamestown and John Smith.
    What:Settlement of 1607 arose at the intersection of multiple worlds.
    Why:A group of wealthy English merchants; paid for the ship, food, and all the supplies.
    Sentence:presented in four distinct cycles, the excibition offered a unique opportunity to view early jamestown a crossroads of people and empires.
  • Religous Freedom

    Religous Freedom
    Who;Pilgrims and The Mayyflower Compact
    Why:Some groups of people in England were persecuted because of their religion.They chose to be colonist to escape persecution.
    What:other groups also were persecuted in England.One was the Puritans.
    sentences:During the first winter, the pilgrins did not have enought food.Many got sick and many died.They named their settlement Plymouth.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Who:Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Thomas paine
    Why:The congress decided to write a document. In it, the colonies would declare their independence from Britain.
    What:They would tell the world that the colonies had a right to be free and independent.
    sentences:All people are created equal.People have rights that come from God;these can't be taken away from them.Goverments get their power from the people.
  • Constitution

    who:George Washington
    Why:42 of the 55 delegates the constitutional convetion held their final meeting.
    Sentence:The 55 delegates had gathered almost daily in the state house in the Philadelphia to revise the articles of cofederation.
  • Louisiana purchase

    Louisiana purchase
    Who:French, united states, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe.
    Why:The purchase was a vital moment in the presidency of Thomas jefferson.
    What;Jefferson decided to purchase louisiana because he felt uneasy about France and Spain having the power to block American trade acsses to the port of New orleans.
    sentence:This acssesion of territory affirms forever the power of the Unite States and k have given England a maritime rival who sooner or later will humble her pride.
  • Missouri Compromisse

    Missouri Compromisse
    Who;Henrry Clay, United State
    Why:it is prohibited slavery in the former louisiana, the compromise was greeted with relief although each side dislike specific provisions.
    What:It avoided secession or civil war in the same time and quieted sectional conflict for four years.
    Sentence:The compromise became possible after the sudden death of president.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    who;henry clay
    Why:because was a intricate package of five bills defusin a four year confrontation between the slave state and free state of the north.
    What;the compromise was agreeted with relief although each side disliked specific provisions.
    sentence:The compromise became possible after the sudden death of president zachary.
  • Kansas Act 1854

    Kansas Act 1854
    Who;John Brown and congress Of United state
    Why:Act was passed of congress of United State, it allowed people in the territories to decide for themselves or not to allowed slavery within their borders.
    What:The anti-slavery settlers held another election however pro -slavery settler refused to vote.
    sentence:Violence soon erupted with the slavery forces led by John Brown.The terrotory earned the nickname blleeding kansas as the death toll rose.
  • Dred Scott

    Dred Scott
    Who:Dred Scott
  • Lincoln

    Who:abraham Lincoln
    What;is elected the 16th president of the united states over a deeply divided democratic party, becoming the firts republican to win the presidency.
    Why:The anouncement of lincoln victorys signaled the ssecions of the southern states,which since the beginning of the year had publicly threaning ssecion if the republicans gained the white house.
  • Reconstruction of the United States

    Reconstruction of the United States
    Who:united States
    What: The end of Reconstruction was a staggered process, and the period of Republican control ended at different times in different states.
    Why:Reconstruction policies were debated in the North when the war began, and commenced in earnest after the Emancipation Proclamation issued on january 1, 1863.
    Sentence:In the history of the United States, Reconstruction Era has two uses; the first covers the entire nation in the period 1865–1877 following the Civil War.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    Who:Plessy V. Ferguson
    What;Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896), is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation even in public accommodations (particularly railroads), under the doctrine of "separate but equal."
    Why;The Supreme Court had ruled, in the Civil Rights Cases (1883),
    Sentence:In a 7 to 1 decision (Justice David Josiah Brewer did not participate)[4] the Court rejected Plessy's etc.
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    What:The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the united States.
    Why:there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873.Spain declared war on April 23, 1898; the U.S. Congress on April 25 declared the official opening as April 21.
    Sentence;Although the main issue was Cuban independence, the ten-week war was fought in both the Caribbean and the Pacific and was notable for a series of one-sided American naval and military victories.
  • World war 1

    World war 1
    who: military conflict centered on Europe that began in the summer of 1914.
    What:The conflict opened with the German invasion of Belgium, Luxembourg and France; the Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia and a Russian attack against Prussia. After the German march on Paris was brought to a halt, the Western Front settled into a static battle of attrition with a trench line that changed little until.
    why:The League of Nations was formed in the hope of preventing another.
  • US entered

    US entered
    Who:United states
    What:When war began in 1914 U.S.A. wanted to stay neutral and not get involved.
    Why; in 1917 U.S.A did enter into World War 1 because of several events that occurred.
    Sentence;One of these events was in 1915 when the American's boat Lusitania sank and over 120 people were killed.
  • Wall street crash

    Wall street crash
    Why: 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.
    What:The October 1929 crash came during a period of declining real estate values in the United States
    Where:United State
  • WWII

    who:Adolf Hitler
    What:the war began the German invasion of Poland.
    Why:Britain and France declared war on Germany two days later.
  • Attack Pearl Harbor Attack

    Attack Pearl Harbor Attack
    Why;Approximately three hours later, Japanese planes began a day-long attack on American facilities in the Philippines.
    What;The attacking planes came in two waves
  • Sputnik

    What: was the first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite.
    Where:soviet union
    Why:the first in a series of satellites collectively known as the Sputnik program.
    sentence: of Sputnik 1's success precipitated the Sputnik crisis in the United States and ignited the Space Race within the Cold War.