American history workshop

  • Colonial and Early National Literature period

    Colonial and Early National Literature period
    Written by british settlers whose colonies became the
    USA. Most of the literary works of this genre are composed of letters, journals, biographies and memoirs.
  • Slavery in America started

    Slavery in America started
  • The mayflower

    The mayflower
  • African American literature

    African American literature
    Literature written by Americans of African
    descent. The earliest African American writers sought to demonstrate that the proposition “all men are created equal” in the  Declaration of Independence  required that black Americans be extended the same  human rights  as those claimed by white Americans.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    342 chests of tea belonging to the British  East India Company  were thrown from ships into Boston Harbor by American patriots
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    13 of  Great Britain ’s  North American  colonies won political independence and went on to form the  United States of America
  • The 13 colonies declare independence

    The 13 colonies declare independence
  • Abolition movement

    Abolition movement
    (1783–1888) movement responsible for creating the emotional climate necessary for ending the transatlantic  slave trade  and  chattel  slavery
  • The Romantic Period

    The Romantic Period
    (1830 to 1870)Romanticism as a worldview took hold in western Europe in the late 18th century, and American writers embraced it in the early 19th century. The individual, the subjective, a person’s emotional experience and the wildness of nature are really important.
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    (1861-1865) Confederate guns opened fire on Fort Sumter, a fortress in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, that was occupied by United Slates troops. It put an end to slavery. And it decided finally that the United States was one nation whose part s could not be separated.
  • The 13th Amendment

    The 13th Amendment
    Slavery was officially abolished
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    It gave blacks full rights of citizenship, including the right to vote. And by 1870 all the southern states had new "Reconstruction" govemments.
  • American industries growth

    American industries growth
    (1873-1913)By 1890, the industries oft he United States were earning the country more than its farmlands. Besides, in 1913 more than an third of the whole world industrial production was pouring from the mines and factories of the United States
  • The Golden door

    The Golden door
    a giant statue of a robed woman was given by French people to
    mark the hundredth anniversary of the War of Independence. By that moment, America people were immigrants.
  • USS Maine

    USS Maine
    One ofthe most modern ships in the United States navy steamed into the harbor of Havana, Cuba. The ship was a cruiser called the Maine A war was being fought in Cuba at this time and the Maine had been sent to Havana as a demonstration of American power. A huge explosion shook th e city. The Maine was blown to pieces and 260 of its crew were killed.
  • American progressives

    American progressives
    United States was the richest and most productve industral country in the world. After 1900 many Americans became Progressives. A Progressive was someone who believed that, where necessary, the government should take action to deal with the problems of society.
  • Indian Citizenship Act

    Indian Citizenship Act
    This recognized Amerindians as full citizens of the United Stares and gave them the right to vote.