US History Timeline

  • Abraham lincoln was assasinated

    Abraham Licoln was shot at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C. by John Wilkes Booth.
  • Ford Motor Company Formed

    Ford introduced methods for large-scale manufacturing of cars and large-scale management of an industrial workforce using elaborately engineered manufacturing sequences typified by moving assembly lines. Henry Ford's methods came to be known around the world as Fordism by 1914.
  • World War I Begins

    This conflict involved all of the world's great powers.
  • US Enters World War I

    US Declared war on Germany on this date. World War I ended in 1919
  • Dirty Thirties Begins

    This was a period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to American and Canadian prairie lands from 1930 to 1936.
  • John F. Kennedy is assassinated

    He was assassinated in Dallas, Texes. Lee Harvey Oswald was charged with the crime but was shot and killed two days later.
  • Neil Armstrong Walks on the moon

    He stepped on the moon then said the famouse words "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
  • Space Shuttle Challenger

    The shuttle broke apart 73 seconds into its launch killing all seven passengers
  • September 11th Terroist Attacks

    Two planes crashed into the World Trade Center.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans