From Then to Now-a Nation Divided to United

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    Blairs Timeline

    Mr.Moneys all year long project
  • A Big Rush

    A Big Rush
    in 1849 prospectors flocked to California in the search of the precious -and expensive- metal, gold.
  • An Expedition

    An Expedition
    In 1858 a mining expedition found gold on the slopes of Pikes Peak in the Colorado Rockies.
  • A Mile Stone

    A Mile Stone
    From 1862 to 1869 the transcontinental railroad was constructed and finished "The last rail is laid... the last spike driven.
    ...The Pacific Railroad (transcontinental railroad)
    is complete."
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    The Homestead act is passed by Abraham Lincoln to give 120 acres of "free" land to travelers-immigrants wommen etc.- as long as they pay a fee for a certain amount of time, in order to own the land.
  • Custers Last Stand

    Custers Last Stand
    Custer sends 250 american soldiers into battle with over 2,000 native americans were waiting to attack. No Americans survived.
  • A New State

    A New State
    Colorado joins the Unites States
  • Alot Of States

    Alot Of States
    in the November of 1889 four new states were born. those were North and South Dakota on November 2nd. Washington on November 11th. Montana on November 8th.
  • No Trusts

    No Trusts
    The Sherman Anti-Trust act is passed to control trusts and monopolies for fairer buisness battles.
  • Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Plessy was jailed for sitting in a "white" train car. He attempted to sue, but the court used the "seperste but equal" excuse.
  • The Great Coal Strike

    The Great Coal Strike
    On this date, more than 100,000 Pennsylvania coal miners ( know as members of the United Mine Workers) go on strike, demanding better pay and less work hours.
  • The New Plane

    The New Plane
    The Wright Brothers fly the first control operated plane for 12 seconds at 20 feet
  • Different Acts - Same Year

    Different Acts - Same Year
    meat inspection act is passed in 1906 pure food and drug act is passed on June 30th 1906
  • Two Acts

    Two Acts
    the Meat inspection act and the Pure food and Drug act is passed on the same day to offer safer better and cleaner medicine and food.
  • A New Election

    A New Election
    We declare a new President- Woodrow Wilson ( has a nice ring to it)
  • The Spark of War

    The Spark of War
    When ARchduke of Austria Hungary was assassinated by U.S. citizen Gavrilo Princip
  • Assassination leads to war

    Assassination leads to war
    Austria Hungary declares war on Serbia.
  • Germany declares war on Russia

    Germany declares war on Russia
    The war now has included Russia.
  • First Battle of WW1

    First Battle of WW1
    The first serious fighting of WWi fought by the AEF
  • Another Ship Sunk

    Another Ship Sunk
    The Lusiania which was a british ocean liner is sunk by a German U-Boat.
  • Ship Down!

    Ship Down!
    The Sussex was a passenger ship sunk by a German U-Boat torpedo after the Germans made a pledge not to torpedo the boats.
  • Deadliest battle

    Deadliest battle
    The battle of verdun was fought between september 21 to december 1. It was one of the most deadly battles of the war with the most casualties.
  • A Bloody Battle ends.(Somme)

    A Bloody Battle ends.(Somme)
    One of the and bloodiest battles of WW1 finally ends.
  • The WW1 Begins

    The WW1 Begins
    Woodrow Wilson declares war on Germany
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    Men aged 21-30 would be drafted into war
  • Russia loses Government

    Russia loses Government
    Russian Communists take over Russian Democratic government.
  • Russia gives up

     Russia gives up
    The treaty of Brest-Litovsk is represented to Germany by the Russia government that implies that Russia will give up the war and in the process of surrendering gives Germany Poland and the Ukraine.
  • Last Battle

    Last Battle
    The Battle of the Argonne Forest was the last battle of WW1 fought between Sept. 26-Nov. 11.
  • Forced out

    Forced out
    German emporer Kaiser or Wilhelm is forced to give up his throne.
  • The End of WW1

    The End of WW1
    An armistice requested by the Germans to Woodrow Wilson is signed and war stops.
  • A New Amendment

    A New Amendment
    The 18th amendment is ratified to outlaw the making and consuming of alcohol called prohibition
  • Womens Suffrage

    Womens Suffrage
    The 19th amendment is ratified to allow womens suffrage ( a womans right to vote)
  • Holocaust

    Holocaust
    Hitler and the Nazis kill about 6 million Jews.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese launch a suprise attack on the American naval base of Pearl Harbor.
  • The D-Day invasion

    The D-Day invasion
    The WW2 D-Day invasion of Normandy France takes place on this date.
  • Roosevelt dies

    Roosevelt dies
    The longest serving president dies just three months into his fourth term.
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    We first use the atomic bomb on this Japanese city.
  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki
    The second(and last) major American attack on japan with the atomic bomb.
  • Truman is re-elected in 1948

    Truman is re-elected in 1948
    The surprise election of 1948 left Truman the 41st president of the Unted States.
  • Brown vs. board of education

    Brown vs. board of education
    Brown is angry because he wants to send his black daughter to a white school where education is better and also the facility and environment. The state court used "seperate but equal", but the case was passed to the supreme court, where segregation was banned in schools. YAY!
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white on a public bus.
  • Bus Boycot

    Bus Boycot
    The arrest of Rosa Parks ( dec. 1st 1955 ) sparked the boycott of buses by blacks and even some whites.
  • End of botcott, start of integration

    End of botcott, start of integration
    The supreme court rules that segregation on buses is unconstitutional.
  • Alaska joins the United States

    Alaska joins the United States
    Alaska becomes an amazing new state.
  • Another new state

    Another new state
    Hawii becomes a state becoming the most recent state to join the U.S.A.
  • Freedom Riders attacked

    Freedom Riders attacked
    The Freedom Riders, highly apposed to segregation, rode into Montgomery Alabama where they where feircly attacked.
  • James Meredith

    James Meredith
    On this date, the University of Mississippi allowed to enroll it s first black student, James Meredith, into college.
  • Ole' Miss is integrated

    Ole' Miss is integrated
    in late september, a man attempted to enroll at mississippi state university, when a riot broke out.
  • MLK arrested

    MLK arrested
    Martin Luther King JR. is arrested for his civil rights campaign.
  • George Wallace and U of A

    George Wallace and U of A
    George Wallace closed the dorrs of the university of Alabama to all blacks, prohibiting them from enrolling there.
  • Vivian Malone

    Vivian Malone
    On this date, Vivian Malone enrolled for the u of a.
  • i have a dream speech

    i have a dream speech
    Martin Luther King JR. preforms his famous speech i have a dream in Washington D.C.
  • 16th street baptist church bombing

    16th street baptist church bombing
    The Klu-Klux-Clan bombs this church on a peacful Sunday morning just before the service.
  • MLK assasinated

    MLK assasinated
    The beloved Martin Luther King JR. is assasinated.
  • the little rock nine

    the little rock nine
    A group of three boys and six girls attempted to enroll in Little Rock Central High Scholl.