American History

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  • The American Revolutionary War

    The American Revolutionary War
    This was an important time because it was when America was actually known as a nation. Parliment passed countless taxes on the colonists that it eventually led to rebellion. These American rebels were known as patriots. The war ended in September 3rd, 1783.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    This was an important date in U.S. history because it was when the U.S. declared independence from Great Britain. The U.S. declared in the document that the 13 colonies were now an independent nation and no longer part of the British empire.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown
    This was a very big and importent event in U.S.A history because it was the battle that concluded the American Revolution and when the U.S. won its independence from Great Britain. The Americans received much help from the French army in this battle as they were allies during the revolution.
  • The Constituion of the United States

    The Constituion of the United States
    The Constitution of the U.S., written in 1787, explains the power between the three branches of governement and how the government works. It was written in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania and also listed the first ten ammendments. It provides us with basic rights as American people.
  • Beginning of American Civil War

    Beginning of American Civil War
    The reason this event is important is because America was almost split in two. The south part of the nation was used to having slavery. The president at the time, Abraham Lincoln, did not like the idea of slavery at all. He tried to pass a law the made slavery illegal in which the south refused and eventually led to war. The Civil War ended in 1865
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    This event is very important because it was the end of Abraham Lincoln, the great president who had freed the slaves. Abraham Lincoln was at a theater with his wife when one of the actors came from behind and shot the president through the back of the head. The man who shot Abraham Lincoln was named John Wilkes Booth. He was captured and killed a few weeks later.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    The battle of the Alamo was an important event in Texas history and The Texas Revolution. The general of the Mexican army, Santa Anna, led an assault on the Alamo, a building the Texans were using as a fort. Every Texan defender died except for two. For every Texan that died, about 8 Mexicans died.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor was a surprise attack on the American Pacific Fleet by Japan. Japan had bombed Hawaii and led to the U.S. military joining World War 2. The U.S.A. was also one of the reasons the why the Allies won World War 2.
  • Assassination of John. F. Kennedy

    Assassination of John. F. Kennedy
    J.F.K. was assassinated in Dealy Plaza, Dallas Texas. As he was waving, a bullet entered his upper back and exited through his throat. There were three shots that the poeple heard, the second one hit
    the president. The limo J.F.K. was traveling in, immediately headed to the hosptital. He later died in the emergency room.
  • Apollo Moon Landing

    Apollo Moon Landing
    This is a very important date for America it was when America won the "Space Race" against the Soviet Union. The first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, said these famous words that will last forever, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". This was considered an extremely huge achievement for mankind.