History

History 8 Marshall Timeline

  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1763
    The Treaty of Paris was signed at the end of the French and Indian War to symbolize the giving up of territory to Great Britain. It also happened at the same time as the Proclamation of 1763.
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  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This was a law preventing the colonist from moving onto Native American land, which was the land they just fought the war for. It was meant to provide further conflict with the Natives instead of actually protecting them. It happened the same year that the Treaty of Paris was signed.
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  • The Tea Act of 1773

    The Tea Act of 1773
    The Tea Act 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The principal objective was to reduce the massive amount of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the financially struggling company survive.
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  • Women Fashion 1773

    Women Fashion 1773
    Women back then wore lots of petticoats since it sometimes got cold. Their skirts were not that poofy but very intricate with pearls, ruffles, and decorations all around the dress.
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  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    In an effort to preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states, the Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Furthermore, with the exception of Missouri, this law prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude line. States South of the line had the choice of being either a free state or a slave state. (Web Guides, Missouri Compromise)
  • Women Fashion 1820

    Women Fashion 1820
    Popular sleeves for evening dresses at the beginning of the year were “short and full.” Flounces or borders of lace, ribbons, and flowers were all the rage. Silk satin and silk net, embroidered with metal and trimmed with blonde lace. At the end of the year, “superb evening dress of light lavender-coloured figured satin” with a “festoon flounce” caught up with rosettes and sleeves made of fine net “clasped all the way to the wrist.” American striped, silk ball gown with long, sheer sleeves.
  • The Homestead Act of 1862

    The Homestead Act of 1862
    Any United States citizen that is 21 or older and/or is head of their household is eligible for a portion of land for free to settle the Lousiana Purchase. They must be an "actual" settler which means that you and your family must actually live where the land is given to you and not just own it and live somewhere else. You must cultivate and farm and work in that area.
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  • Pacific Railway Act

    Pacific Railway Act
    This was an Act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacifc Ocean.
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  • Women Fashion 1862

    Women Fashion 1862
    In 1862, women preferred to wear poofy dresses that went outward and were smooth and had beautiful designs on them. They also wore bonnets on their heads.
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  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was a three-day Civil War battle fought in Pennsylvania. General Robert E. Lee led his troops against the Union forces, led by General George Meade. Lee had hoped that a successful invasion of the North would convince the U.S. government to give up on the war and allow the South to have its independence. However, in the bloodiest battle of the war, the Union defeated the Confederates and seriously damaged any hopes that Lee and the South had of achieving independence.
  • Immigration

    Immigration
    The immigration process started after war ended and many people from other countries wanted to escape that and maybe even prosecution. The opening of the United States to them and the hope of freedom, justice, rights, a comfortable lifestyle and employment were all factors.
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  • Women Fashion 1900

    Women Fashion 1900
    Women liked to wear long dresses that lay flat to their bodies and had small ruffles on the end. They also wore hats on their heads.
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  • Zimmerman Telegram

    In late January, British intelligence officers intercepted the Zimmerman Telegram, a German communique to Mexican officials. In the telegram, Germany tried to entice Mexico into attacking the U.S., offering Texas and other states in return.
    When the contents of the telegram were revealed, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson broke off diplomatic relations with Germany in early February. On April 6, at Wilson's urging, Congress declared war on Germany, and the U.S. officially entered World War I.
  • Automobiles in 1920

    Automobiles in 1920
    Automobiles, invented in 1920 by Henry Ford, were the newer ones of its kind. They became very helpful and some could even say essential to society and every day life.
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  • Women fashion 1920

    Women fashion 1920
    Women in the 1920's wore shorter dresses. Not too short though, and they were very nice and flowy at the bottom. They also had subtle ruffles and was close to the skin. Headbands and short hairstyles also went well with the clothes and therefore was a trend.
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  • Women Fashion 1945

    Women Fashion 1945
    The fashion for women in 1945 was very classic. Plain colors were worn and items were tailored. T- strap's and peep toes were popular, and hats and gloves completed a whole look. http://www.answers.com/Q/What_was_fashion_for_women_in_1945
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The Japanese fought on even after the war in Europe ended. Truman decided to use the newly developed atomic bomb to end the war quickly and prevent more U.S. casualties. The Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945, killing about 78,000 people and injuring 100,000 more. On August 9, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, killing another 40,000 people. http://www.solpass.org/7ss/standards/MajorEvents.htm
  • Marshall Plan is Announced

    The Marshall Plan was created by President Truman to give money and aid to Europe to quickly recover from the war. The countries were required to only use the money to buy resources from the United States to help rebuild. It would last for a few years and any country could accept, even the Soviet Union. Yet, since America was in a cold war with the USSR, the Soviets did not want to accept the offer, and instead, make their own plan. The Molotov Plan.
  • Interstate Highways

    Interstate Highways
    The Interstate Highway Act was the improvement and continuous maintenance of the Highways in the United States. It was also a letter that the President wrote to the Congress at the time, explaining all the costs, the problems and the resolutions as well.
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  • Women Fashion 1955

    Women Fashion 1955
    Tea length swing dresses with petticoats for fullness.
    Slim sheath dresses and tailored suits.
    Pencil or circle skirts, poodle skirts for teens.
    Capri pants, high waisted jeans.
    Peter pan collar blouses.
    Twin set cardigan sweaters.
    Swing coats in winter.
    Kitten heels, saddle shoes, stiletto heels.
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  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis lasted from October 14 - 28, 1962. It started when American satellites found missiles in Cuba from images. JFK's response to this is to order a naval blockade around Cuba. Soviet's then withdrew missiles from Cuba and the U.S. promised not to invade Cuba and "quietly" removed missiles from Turkey.