History Class Timeline 2017-2018

  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    On July 4, 1776, congress signed the Declaration of Independence, giving all men freedom of America.
  • First Steamboat

    First Steamboat
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    In 1803, the United States purchased 828,000,000 square miles of land from Napoleon, the leader of France. (History.com)
  • First Train

  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    The expedition was the first American journey to cross the Louisiana Purchase. It began near St. Louis and ended at the Pacific Coast. (Wikipedia)
  • First Telegraph

  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution
    The Texas Revolution was a rebellion of United States colonists and Tejanos against the centralist government of Mexico. (Wikipedia)
  • Donner Party

    Donner Party
    The Donner Party was a group of American pioneers who set forth to go to California. However, the journey had many mistakes and mishaps. In the winter, their wagon broke and left them stranded for the winter of 1846-47. 86 people entered the party, but only 48 had reached their destination. Many of the survivors resorted to cannibalism for survival. They were then remembered for that through many years of history.
  • The California Gold Rush

    The California Gold Rush
    It began when James W. Marshall found gold at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. The news brought more that 30,000 people to California to mine for the shiny material. (Wikipedia)
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    California Gold Rush

    The California Gold Rush began when James W. Marshall discovered gold in Coloma, California. This news brought some 300,000 people to California in search of gold.
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    Civil War

    The American Civil War was a gruesome battle that was fought over slavery between the South and North.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was considered the most famous engagement of the Civil War. The Union successfully stopped the Confederate General Robert E. Lee from invading the North. A vast majority of men died, which unfortunately made it the bloodiest battle in the American Civil War.
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    The Reconstruction Era was a period in time where, after the Civil War, the southern states were brought back into the U.S. and was rebuilt.
  • Lee's Surrender at Appomattox

    Lee's Surrender at Appomattox
    Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his 28,000 troops to the Union, officially ending the American Civil War.
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Lincoln's Assassination
    A little after 10 p.m., on April 14, John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., where he was fatally shot in the back of the head.
  • Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

    Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
    A golden spike was driven into the tracks to signal the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
  • The Mary Celeste Disappearance

    The Mary Celeste Disappearance
    Mary Celeste was a ship that was supposed to sail from New York to Genoa, Italy. It was run by Captain Briggs, his crew of seven men, his wife, and his 2-year-old daughter. But, they never docked in Italy. The ship was later discovered, floating in the middle of the Strait of Gibraltar, with no signs of struggle, a missing lifeboat, all the alcohol that was supposed to be delivered to Italy, and no single living being on board. Even today, nobody know what happened to the people on Mary Celeste.
  • First telephone

    First telephone
  • Electric Light Bulb

  • First automobile

    First automobile
  • First Radio

  • First Airplane

    First Airplane
  • First Television

  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The attack of Pear Harbor was a tragic and saddening event that happened on the morning of December 7, 1941. The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service attacked Pearl Harbor to tell the U.S. Pacific Fleet to stay away from them. It was stated as a "primitive action" against the U.S. That day will never be forgotten.
  • First VCR

  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The March on Washington was a very large protest march, when about 250,000 people gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to advocate civil rights to African Americans.
  • John Fairfax

    John Fairfax
    On January 20, 1969, Fairfax set off on a journey alone on a boat. On July 19, he docked in Florida. He then officially became the first person to row the ocean all alone.
  • Apple 2 Computer

  • Atari 2600

  • The Fall of The Twin Towers

    The Fall of The Twin Towers
    On September 11, 2001, a terrible event occurred that will forever lurk in everyone's mind. Two terrorist planes crashed into the Twin Towers, causing many casualties, and the fall of the towers. New York was in devastation for a long period of time, and every September 11, everyone remembers the tragedy and the lives that were lost.
  • Brianna's Bday

    Brianna's Bday
    This is my bday! :D
  • The Beginning of Danganronpa

    The Beginning of Danganronpa
    My favorite game, Danganronpa, was created on November 25, 2010. They then released 4 other games from the franchise: Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Danganronpa: Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, and Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. They are really fun and detailed games from Japan over to America!