History Class Timeline 2017-2018 Will Culbert

Timeline created by CulbertHZ1
In History
  • Declaration of Independence Signed

    Declaration of Independence Signed
    This is the day the declaration was signed and America was first declared free from Britain.
  • Steamboat

    Steamboat
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase happened at this time. It doubled America's size and let the people get the Mississippi river. This helped farmers move their products easier.
  • Train

    Train
  • Lewis and Clark's Journey

    Lewis and Clark's Journey
    This is the date when Lewis and Clark's journey started. Their journey helped improve science by identifying new species. Their journey also positively improved America by getting the first good map of the area.
  • Telegraph

    Telegraph
  • Texas Revolution

    Texas Revolution
    This is the first time Texas revolted against Mexico. Texas wanted freedom from Mexico. Texas also eventually wanted to join up with America.
  • The Trail of Tears

    The Trail of Tears
    This is when the trail of tears began. The trail of tears was horrible, it made Indians move from their home. Many died on the journey.
  • War with Mexico

    War with Mexico
    This marks the beginning of the war with Mexico. This war was caused when Texas wanted to join up with America instead of Mexico. The war resulted in an American victory and the rest of America other than Alaska and Hawaii.
  • Donner Party

    Donner Party
    This is about when the Donner Party ate each other. The Donner Party ate all their Animals by this date. One member of the Donner Party was never found.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    This marks when gold was first found in California. The news of gold spread quickly and eventually people from all over came to live and work in California. This also resulted in a population growth in CA.
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    This is the battle that is said to have decided the outcome of the Civil War.
  • Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    This was when Confederate General Lee surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, marking the end of the Civil War.
  • Lincoln's Assination

    Lincoln's Assination
    This was the day when America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
  • The Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

    The Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
    This is the date when the railroad from the east to the west was completed, it cut time immensely.
  • Telephone

    Telephone
  • Light bulb

    Light bulb
  • Invention of the Automobile

    Invention of the Automobile
  • Radio

    Radio
  • Invention of the Airplane

    Invention of the Airplane
  • Television

    Television
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    This is the day the Japanese blew up Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This is what finally got the United States into the second World War.
  • VCR

    VCR
  • The March on Washington

    The March on Washington
    This is the date when Martin Luther King Jr. marched to Washington for freedom and jobs.
  • Steelers win their first Super Bowl.

    Steelers win their first Super Bowl.
    The Steelers beat the vikings 16-6 giving them their first Super Bowl win.
  • Second Steelers Superbowl

    Second Steelers Superbowl
    GO STEELERS their second win was on the 18th of January.
  • Atari 2600

    Atari 2600
  • Apple 2 Computer

    Apple 2 Computer
  • Steelers 3rd Superbowl win

    Steelers 3rd Superbowl win
    YAY STEELERS Their 3rd win was against the Dallas Cowboys 35-31.
  • Steelers 4th Superbowl

    Steelers 4th Superbowl
    The Steelers win again.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    This is the day terrorists attacked the twin towers, the pentagon, and hijacked another plane leaving American citizens very mournful for the loss.
  • My Birthday

    My Birthday
    This is the day the world was graced with my existence.
  • The Steelers won this one on my sisters birthday.

    The Steelers won this one on my sisters birthday.
    It was a Sunday when (my sister) Alex came into this world and the Steelers won yet again.
  • The Steelers win again

    The Steelers win again
    This completes the amount of wins the Steelers have up until this year (2017).
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    The California Goldrush

    This is when people would go to California to look for Gold.
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    The Civil War

    This was the war America fought against itself for the rights of black people and to preserve the Union.
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    Reconstruction

    This is the time period when America was healing itself from the civil, segregation was also at large during this time.