Aspen Timeline

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In History
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    Slavery in the United States

    This is a period of 246 years. Slavery was abolished 155 years ago.
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    American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a time when the British colonists in America rebelled against the rule of Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    244 years ago. The United States Declaration of Independence, where the United States officially declares independence from the British Empire, is signed by representatives from Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts Bay, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Virginia.
  • Sojourner Truth was born

    Sojourner Truth was born
    Sojourner Truth was an abolitionist and wanted freedom from slavery. She fought against slavery and for women’s rights.
  • Harriet Tubman was born

    Harriet Tubman was born
    Harriet Tubman was born sometime between 1820 and 1825.
  • Henry Box Brown

    Henry Box Brown
    171 years ago.
    Henry Box Brown escaped slavery by mailing himself in a box away from slavery. He became a magician.
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    The American Civil War

    The American Civil War was a civil war in the United States from 1861 to 1865, fought between northern states loyal to the Union and southern states that had seceded to form the Confederate States of America.
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    Segregation in the United States

    This is a period of almost 100 years (95 years to be exact).
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    150 years ago. The 15th Amendment gave African American men the right to vote.
  • The telephone is created

    The telephone is created
    144 years ago
  • Zitkála-Šá was born

    Zitkála-Šá was born
  • Missionaries took Zitkála-Šá to a boarding school (Maria Isabel)

    Missionaries took Zitkála-Šá to a boarding school (Maria Isabel)
    136 years ago
  • The Titanic Sunk

    The Titanic Sunk
    108 years ago
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    World War I

    World War I was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 1914 to 1918.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    100 years ago. The 19th Amendment gives women the right to vote. It is supposed to apply to all women, but because of poll taxes and literacy tests, in reality it only gives White women the right to vote.
  • Cesar Chavez was born

    Cesar Chavez was born
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born
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    World War II

    World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved the vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.
  • John Lewis was born

    John Lewis was born
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    The Cold War

    The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union (Russia) and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War II.
  • Adha's grandmother was 2

    Around 71 years ago. When my grandmother was 2 years old and something happened to my great aunt and great uncle. My great aunt slipped on water and broke her arm and my great uncle was a baby and he got burned with an iron on his face.
  • The March on Washington

    The March on Washington
    57 years ago
  • The Voting Rights Act

    The Voting Rights Act
    55 years ago
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated
    52 years ago
  • Alice Wong was born

    Alice Wong was born
  • Alexandria Ocasio Cortez was born

    Alexandria Ocasio Cortez was born
  • 9/11 - Two planes crashed into the Twin Towers (Kevin)

    19 years ago
  • Brisa's mom and dad came to New York from Mexico

    16 years ago
  • Barack Obama was elected president

    Barack Obama was elected president
    12 years ago
  • Maximilian was born

    10 years ago
  • Hurricane Sandy (Kevin)

    8 years ago
  • Sophie did pool therapy

    Around 7 years ago
  • Dayana stepped on glass

    6 years ago
  • Lily's mom kicked the door down

    5 years ago
  • Myriam fue al circo

    Hace 4 años
  • Nathaniel - Me partí la cabeza

    Hace 3 años
  • Juliette fue cortada por una bicicleta

    Hace 2 años
  • Iman went to Georgia

    2 years ago
  • Vivian - I almost got asthma.

    Around 2 years ago
  • Amy recibió a su gato

    Hace 1 año
  • Juan had a bike accident

    Around 1 year ago
  • 2020

    2020
    Presidential Election between Joseph Biden and Donald Trump