American Independence

  • The Revolutionary War

    The Revolutionary War
    The Revolutionary War is considered to be one of the most significant wars in American History, souly because it was the war that won America it's independence from Great Britain.
  • Independence Day

    Independence Day
    Independance Day is the day that the Declaration of Indepence was signed. This is a milestone in American history because it documents the day America gained it's independance officially.
  • The War of 1812

    The War of 1812
    The War of 1812 is significant to American History because it helped establish credibility to the newly founded United States.
  • The Opening of Ellis Island

    The Opening of Ellis Island
    In 1892, Ellis Island opened up, allowing immagrants to move to America through the New York Bay. This is signficant to American history because without the opening of Ellis Island, today's American society wouldn't have the wide range, and variety of people, ethnicities, and races that thrive in America today.
  • World War One

    World War One
    World War One was baciscally a war where many countries fought against each other. World War One is significant to American Independance because it helped our economy flouish and increased imployment and wages.
  • World War Two

    World War Two
    World War Two is considered one of the most wide spead wars in history. World War Two is significant to American independance because it helped America basically cement it's social status as the new super power.
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War
    The Cold War was a feud between the United Stated and the Soviet Union. The Cold War recieved it's name because neither the US nor the Soviet Union acctually went to battle. The entire war was an argument to either support or oppose communism.
  • The Civil Rights Movement

    The Civil Rights Movement
    The Civil Rights movement was basically when Martin Luther King Junior lit the match of the rebellious movement against the segregation laws after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white person. This is impotant to American indepencance because if Martin Lurther King Jr.and the other people aiding him, not rebelled against the law, we wouldnt have an integrated society, like we do today.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    The Montgmery Bus Boycott was what started the whole civil rights movement. The boycott started because Rosa Parks wouldn't give up her seat to a white man. She was arrested and then, people of all race started boycotting against using the bus system.
  • The Inauguration of Barack Obama

    The Inauguration of Barack Obama
    The inauguration of Barack Obama is very significant to American history because Barack Obama is half black. This day in history is such a milestone because at one point in time, African Americans were know as property, opposed to a human being, and that being said it, really does show how far America has come.