25 Major Events in U.S

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  • George washington:1st president

    George washington:1st president
    When Washington was elected the 1st president of the United States. Before he was elected president he was the leader of the U,S army. He became president on 1789-1797
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    Major events in U.S. History.

  • John Adam

    John Adam
    John Adam was elected second president of the U.S. He was one of the most influential founding fathers of the United States.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The U.S. purchased land from the French that doubled the size of the U.S.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    They begin their expidition through the Lousiana purchase.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Lewis and Clark end their expidition through the Lousiana Purchase.
  • Lousiana is admitted

    Lousiana is admitted
    Lousiana becomes a state in the U.S.
  • Missouri compromise

    Missouri compromise
    was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and the anti-slavery. It prohibited slavery in the former lousiana territory.
  • Texas revolution

    Texas revolution
    It was battled because Texas wanted its independance from Mexico. The was lasted on one year: between 1835-1836. But it wasn't over yet, The war continueed to the 1840's.
  • Texas admitted

    Texas admitted
    Texas became a state in 1845.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    This Civil war was from 1861-1865.It is also known as the war of the states.Eleven southern states wanted to secceed from the United States. It was the war between the Confederacy and the Union. The Union won and the Confederacy didn't secced.
  • Golden Spike

    Golden Spike
    Golden spike is used to mark the completion of a transcontinental railroad across the U.S.
  • Frankiln D. Roosovelt

    Frankiln D. Roosovelt
    Franklin D. Roosovelet was elected 32nd president of the United States. He lead the U.S during a worldwide economic crisis and world war.
  • spanish american war.

    spanish american war.
    It was a conflict between spain and the United States. After the war came the treaty of paris which was favored to the U.S.
  • Assembly line

    Assembly line
    Use of and assembly line in Ford auto plants streamlines manufacturing.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    Began in the summer of 1914. War going on all around the world. U.S. helped fight off the Germans and Nazi's.
  • 18th ammendment

    18th ammendment
    The 18th ammendment prohibited the use of alcahol in the U.S and everyone who consumed alcahol started going crazy. They again later made alcahol legal.
  • 19th ammendment

    19th ammendment
    The 19th ammendment gave the right for women to vote. They only let men vote before but after the 19th ammendment women had the right to vote.
  • Pearl Harbor Bombed

    Pearl Harbor Bombed
    The Japenese bombs Pearl Harbor on an unexspected attack.
  • U.S.A Bombs Japan

    U.S.A Bombs Japan
    U.S.A drops a bomb on Japan that ends the World War 2.
  • Civil rights movement starts

    Civil rights movement starts
    Civil rights movement starts and African Americans try to gain their independence.
  • JFK assassinated

    JFK assassinated
    JFK was shot and killed in a parade in Dallas. He was killed during his presidency, so Lyndon Johnson took over.
  • U.S. Military

    U.S. Military
    U.S. takes over Tehran, Iran.
  • 911

    occured in september 11th. The hijackers intentionally crashed into the twin towers located in New York. It killed everyone in the plane and it killed many in the building. The hijackers also did other attacks on the U.S.
  • Barack Obama elected President

    Barack Obama elected President
    Elected president January 20, 2009. He is still the current president of the U.S.
  • George Bush elected 43rd President

    George Bush elected 43rd President
    George Bush was the 43rd president of the U.S. He served from 2001 to 2009.