Imporant Dates in History

  • Jamestown

    Jamestown
    1607 English settlers arrived in search of a new land. It was the first settlement to arrive to the Americas.
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    Important Dates in History

  • The United States Constitution

    The United States Constitution
    The United States singed a paper freeing them from the British rule.
  • Bill of Rights is Adopted

    Bill of Rights is Adopted
    The Bill of Rights or rules for the United states was adopted or pruposed.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The United States stunned the world by declaring war on Great Britain
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The war over slavery,sectionalism and and president LIncolns election.
  • Antietam

    Antietam
    The day the United states had the most deaths in a battle even more than all deaths in all wars.
  • Gettysburg

    Gettysburg
    The tide of war turns against the South as the Confederates are defeated at the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.
  • Lincoln assassinated

    Lincoln assassinated
    The week after the Civil War the President of the United States was assasinated by John Wilkes Both.
  • Civil War ends (Appomattox Court House)

    Civil War ends (Appomattox Court House)
    Gen. Robert E. Lee surrenders his Confederate Army to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at the village of Appomattox Court House in Virginia. Grant allows Rebel officers to keep their sidearms and permits soldiers to keep horses and mules
  • World War II Begins

    World War II Begins
    Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; also attack the Philippines, Wake Island, Guam, Malaya, Thailand, Shanghai and Midway
  • Vietnam War Begins

    Vietnam War Begins
    Amid rumors of a possible American invasion, Japanese oust the French colonial government which had been operating independently and seize control of Vietnam, installing Bao Dai as their puppet ruler.
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    First Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima from a B-29 flown by Col. Paul Tibbets
  • First Atomic Bomb is Tested

    First Atomic Bomb is Tested
    First Atomic Bomb is successfully tested in the U.S
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    United Nations is born.
  • Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Civil Rights Movement Begins
    Truman signs Executive Order 9981, which states, "It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin."
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    (Montgomery, Ala.) NAACP member Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat at the front of the "colored section" of a bus to a white passenger, defying a southern custom of the time. In response to her arrest the Montgomery black community launches a bus boycott, which will last for more than a year, until the buses are desegregated Dec. 2 1956
  • Hawaii admitted into he United States

    Hawaii admitted into he United States
    The 49 state admitted into the United States.
  • Alaska is Admitted Into The United States

    Alaska is Admitted Into The United States
    Alaska is the 50th state admitted into the united states.
  • Martin Luther King Jr In Jail

    Martin Luther King Jr In Jail
    Martin Luther King is arrested and jailed during anti-segregation protests in Birmingham, Ala.; he writes his seminal "Letter from Birmingham Jail," arguing that individuals have the moral duty to disobey unjust laws.
  • John F, Kennedy is assasinated

    John F, Kennedy is assasinated
    John F. Kennedy was assasinated in Dallas, Texas.
  • Martin Luther King is assassinated

    Martin Luther King is assassinated
  • Apollo 11 1st man on the moon

    Apollo 11 1st man on the moon
    On July 20, Apollo 11 lands first man on the moon; at the controls is Ohio astronaut Neil Armstrong. NASA Lewis takes pride in its contributions. Bruce T. Lundin is named Center Director. And the Space Power Facility is completed.
  • Vietnam War Ends

    Vietnam War Ends
    At 8:35 a.m., the last Americans, ten Marines from the embassy, depart Saigon, concluding the United States presence in Vietnam. North Vietnamese troops pour into Saigon and encounter little resistance. By 11 a.m., the red and blue Viet Cong flag flies from the presidential palace. President Minh broadcasts a message of unconditional surrender. The war is over.
  • 9/11 terror attack alerts America

    9/11 terror attack alerts America
    On September 11 of 2001 the World Trade Center ,and the Pentagon where attacked with highjacked airplanes by terrorist.
  • The First African American President

    The First African American President
    Democrat from Illinois.