Burgess-Hull MSCM 430 FALL '12

Timeline created by megbh
  • Civil War Begins At Fort Sumpter

  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    This was considered the turning point in the war for the North
  • Civil War Ends

    The Civil War comes to an end at the Appomattox Courthouse is VA. Note this was shown in the movie Lincoln
  • The Invention of the Kinetoscop

    The Invention of the Kinetoscop
    Exact date isn't known
    Patented by Edison
  • 1895 -Lumiere brothers and first film

    1895 -Lumiere brothers and first film
    Lumiere brothers show the first film on a large screen, using theirCinematopgraphe
  • The Great Train Robbery- Film

    The Great Train Robbery- Film
  • First Nickelodeon

    First Nickelodeon
    First Nickelodeon! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
    like the first movie theater http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-nickelodeon-opens
  • Radio Act of 1912

    Titanic sinks; leads to this Act
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    " established, in part to regulateadvertising claims."
  • Birth of a Nation

    Birth of a Nation
  • 1922 - Wallace publishes Readers Digest

    1922 - Wallace publishes Readers Digest
  • 1923 - Luce publishes Time

    1923 - Luce publishes Time
    TIME Magazine!
  • Motion Picture Production Code

    Motion Picture Production Code
    Exact date isn't known 1930 - Hays Code adopted
  • 1935 - Luce publishes Life

    1935 - Luce publishes Life
    LIFE Magazine
  • US vs. Paramount

    Landmark case for motion pictures
    "forces studios to divest their interests intheaters. The decision allowed more independent producers and distributors to enter the movie marketplace."
  • Kent State University Protest

    Kent State University Protest
    Students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University in Ohio turned violent. One of the most infamous events in history. Four students were shot and killed by the National Guard troops. http://dept.kent.edu/sociology/lewis/lewihen.htm
  • The Leak of The Pentagon Paper

    In 1971, The New York Times Publishes The Pentagon Papers; the Supreme Court rules that the government CANNOT exercise prior restrint over newspaper publication. (learned about this media and the law)
  • Vietnam Cease-Fire Agreement

    Vietnam Cease-Fire Agreement
  • President Nixon Resigns

    Due to the Watergate Scandal
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    President Jimmy Carter, and the Iran Hostage Crisis
  • Ronald Reagan Comes into Office

  • United States Invade Grenada; The U.S. Press Is Not Given Any Access

    United States Invade Grenada; The U.S. Press Is Not Given Any Access
  • Birthday

  • Operation Desert Storm

    Operation Desert Storm
  • September 11th, 2001

    September 11th, 2001
    Terrorist attacks on the United States.
    http://www.911memorial.org/
  • Election 2008.

    Election 2008.
    First black president elected to the White House. Barack Obama
    44th President. I turned 18 the day after!
  • Election Day 2012

    Election Day 2012
    Re-election of President Brack Obama.
  • 1925 - Ross publishes The New Yorker

    1925 - Ross publishes The New Yorker
    The New Yorker
  • College Graduation

    College Graduation
    Graduating from Linfield College with a BA