6th grade history

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    6th grade history

  • Missionaries and Sugar Growers

    They established schools, created a written Hawaiian alphabet, and translated the bible in to Hawaiian.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    Farmers went to California to search for gold
  • Prospectors flock to Pikes Peak, Colorado

    Prospectors flock to Pikes Peak, Colorado
    Prospectors skimmed gold dust from streams or scratched particles of gold from the surface of the land.
  • Klu Klux Klan

    White Americans that terrized African Americans and wanted to restore white, protestant Americans
  • Hawaii

    William H. Seward believed that the United States could build his empire in Hawaii.
  • The Temperance Crusade

    They called for temperance,Urging individuals to stop drinking and prohibition, the passing of laws to prohibit the making or selling of drugs.
  • The Battle of Little Big Horn

    The Battle of Little Big Horn
    George Custer lead his army to there death and all died
  • Colorado

    Colorado joined The United States
  • Anti-Asian Policies

    Passed the Chinese Exlution Act to provent chinese immegrants from coming in the United States
  • Radical Violence

    White Americans took their anger aut on African Americans and they lost their jobs.
  • Wounded Knee

    Was the battle between Native Americans and Americans.
  • Plessy vs. Ferguson

    On June 7, 1892, 30-year-old Homer Plessy was jailed for sitting in the "White" car of the East Louisiana Railroad. Plessy could easily pass for white but under Louisiana law, he was considered black despite his light complexion and therefore required to sit in the "Colored" car. He was a Creole of Color, a term used to refer to black persons in New Orleans who traced some of their ancestors to the French, Spanish, and Caribbean settlers of Louisiana before it became part of the United States.
  • National Assoctation of Colored Women

    When white women wouldn't let African American women join their clubs the African American women made their own club.
  • The New States

    The New States
    North Dakota, Soth Dakota, Washington, and Montana became states
  • Other successes

    Blacks achieved success in a viriety of professions like chemist George Washington Carver, Director of agriculteral.
  • Franz Ferdinand

    Franz Ferdinand was assasinated on the 28th of June 1914 the war begain after that
  • Austria Hungary declaers war

    The 'Great War', which began on 28 July 1914 with Austria-Hungary's declaration of war with Serbia, was the first truly global war. It began in Europe but quickly spread throughout the world. Many countries became embroiled within the war's first month; others joined in the ensuing four years, with Honduras announcing hostilities with Germany as late as 19 July 1918 (with the record going to Romania, who entered the war - albeit for the second time - one day before it finished, on 10 November
  • Battle of Vedun

    the battle of verdun was the longest and bloodest battle of WW1.
  • Battle of Somme

    Comprising the main Allied attack on the Western Front during 1916, the Battle of the Somme is famous chiefly on account of the loss of 58,000 British troops (one third of them killed) on the first day of the battle, 1 July 1916, which to this day remains a one-day record. The attack was launched upon a 30 kilometre front, from north of the Somme river between Arras and Albert, and ran from 1 July until 18 November, at which point it was called off
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Between 1914 and the spring of 1917, the European nations engaged in a conflict that became known as World War I. While armies moved across the face of Europe, the United States remained neutral. In 1916 Woodrow Wilson was elected President for a second term, largely because of the slogan "He kept us out of war." Events in early 1917 would change that hope. In frustration over the effective British naval blockade, in February Germany broke its pledge to limit submarine warfare.
  • Selective Service Act

    When he went before Congress on April 2, 1917, to deliver his war message, President Woodrow Wilson had pledged all of his nation's considerable material resources to help the Allies—France, Britain, Russia and Italy—defeat the Central Powers. What the Allies desperately needed, however, were fresh troops to relieve their exhausted men on the battlefields of the Western Front, and these the U.S. was not immediately able to provide. Despite Wilson's effort to improve military preparedness over th
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk brought about the end of the war between Russia and Germany in 1918. The German were reminded of the harshness of Brest-Litovsk when they complained about the severity of the Treaty of Versailles signed in June 1919. Lenin had ordered that the Bolshevik representatives should get a quick treaty from the Germans to bring about an end to the war so that the Bolsheviks could concentrate on the work they needed to do in Russia itself. The start of the discussions was
  • Lusitania

    The Lusitania was a passenger ship that the German U-Boats sank.
  • Battle of Chatteau-Theirry

    The Battle of Château-Thierry of 3-4 June 1918 was part of the Allied response to the German Aisne offensive of 27 May-7 June 1918 (First World War). That offensive had seen the Germans advance thirteen miles on the first day, the largest single day advance since 1914. Over the next few days the Germans had reached the Marne at Château-Thierry, thirty seven miles from Paris. Although General John Pershing, the commander of the American expeditionary force in France was committed to the idea of
  • Armistice Day

    The day the armistice was signed and the name Armistice Day was changed to Veterans Day.
  • Women Vote Nationally

    For the first time, American Women were able to participate in the election of there national leaders
  • Holocaust

    The Holocaust refers to the period from January 30, 1933 - when Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany - to May 8, 1945, when the war in Europe officially ended.
  • Germany Invaded Poland

    At 4:45 a.m., some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory. Simultaneously, the German Luftwaffe bombed Polish airfields, and German warships and U-boats attacked Polish naval forces in the Baltic Sea.
  • D-Day

    During World War II the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history.
  • Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
  • Battle of the Buldge

    The Battle of the Bulge was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe.
  • Hitlers Death

    Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and dictator of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
  • V-E Day

    Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day or VE Day, was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.
  • Atomic Bomb

    The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the end of World War II quickly followed the 1945 Trinity nuclear test, and the Little Boy device was detonated over the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.
  • V-J Day

    Japan has surrendered to the Allies after almost six years of war. There is joy and celebration around the world and 15 August has been declared Victory in Japan day. The end of war will be marked by two-day holidays in the UK, the USA and Australia.
  • Berlin Blockede

    The Berlin blockade was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post–World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under allied control.
  • States were allowed to decide whether to have their schools segregated or by law

    By 1950, 21 schools have been segregated by law or by choice.
  • MacArthur gets Fired

    President Harry S. Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of command of the U.S. forces in Korea. The firing of MacArthur set off a brief uproar among the American public, but Truman remained committed to keeping the conflict in Korea a "limited war."
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    On May 17, 1954, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren delivered the unanimous ruling in the landmark civil rights case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. State-sanctioned segregation of public schools was a violation of the 14th amendment and was therefore unconstitutional.
  • Rosa Parks

    Civil rights activist Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end segregation.
  • Bus Boycott

    Sparked by the arrest of Rosa Parks on 1 December 1955, the Montgomery bus boycott was a 13-month mass protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional.
  • Bus Boycott effect

    African American organizers beleived that the bus boycott would hurt the city of Montgomery because 75% of the people who rode the bus were colored people.
  • Montgomery segregtion on the bus ends

    The law changed because it was unconstatutionall
  • The Little Rock Nine

    In a key event of the American Civil Rights Movement, nine black students enrolled at formerly all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in September 1957, testing a landmark 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional. The court had mandated that all public schools in the country be integrated “with all deliberate speed” in its decision related to the groundbreaking case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. On September 4, 1957, th
  • Freedom Riders attack in Anniston,AL

    a group of 13 African-American and white civil rights activists launched the Freedom Rides, a series of bus trips through the American South to protest segregation in interstate bus terminals.
  • Ole Miss is integrated

    James Meredith, another black student, attempted to integrate Ole Miss in 1962, it ignited widespread riots across the campus. James Meredith walked onto the Ole Miss campus on October 1, 1962, accompanied by U.S. marshals.
  • MLK was arrested

    King is arrested with Ralph Abernathy by Police Commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor for demonstrating without a permit. On April 13, the Birmingham campaign is launched. This would prove to be the turning point in the war to end segregation in the South.
  • U of A and George Wallace

    Alabama's Governor George Wallace came to national prominence when he kept a campaign pledge to stand in the schoolhouse door to block integration of Alabama public schools. Governor Wallace read this proclamation when he first stood in the door-way to block the attempt of two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, to register at the University of Alabama. President John F. Kennedy federalized the Alabama National Guard, and ordered its units to the university campus. Wallace then stepped
  • Vivian Malone

    Went on to become the first black to graduate from the school and had a long career serving the government that helped her attain a university education.
  • I Had A Dream Speech

    King had been drawing on material he used in the “I Have a Dream” speech in his other speeches and sermons for many years. The finale of King’s April 1957 address “A Realistic Look at the Question of Progress in the Area of Race Relations,” envisioned a “new world,” quoted the song “My Country ’Tis of Thee,” and proclaimed that he had heard “a powerful orator say not so long ago, that… Freedom must ring from every mountain side…. Yes, let it ring from the snow-capped Rockies of Colorado…. Let it
  • 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

    the Ku Klux Klan bombed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four girls. This murderous act shocked the nation and galvanized the civil rights movement.
  • James Meredith

    James H. Meredith, who in 1962 became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi, is shot by a sniper shortly after beginning a lone civil rights march through the South. Known as the "March Against Fear," Meredith had been walking from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi, in an attempt to encourage voter registration by African Americans in the South.
  • MLK assasinated

    Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was hit by a sniper's bullet. King had been standing on the balcony in front of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, when, without warning, he was shot. The .30-caliber rifle bullet entered King's right cheek, traveled through his neck, and finally stopped at his shoulder blade. King was immediately taken to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m.
  • Dr.King and 60 other ministries start an organization

    The organization was the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.