History Class Timeline 2014 2015

  • Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin
    The cotton that was found in the south was hard to clean. In 1793 Eli Whitney created a machine that cleaned cotton. 50 pounds of cotton could be cleaned a day. This helped the south on a very different of economic development than the north.
  • The Declaration of Independence

     The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is the founding document of the American political tradition. It articulates the fundamental ideas that form the American nation: All men are created free and equal and possess the same inherent, natural rights.
  • The steamboat.

    The steamboat.
    The steamboat was invented to bring good upstream a lot faster. It could run against strong currents or winds. The problem was people could die from steamboats a lot of them blew up. Robert Fulto was the inventor of the steamboat.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was when Tomas Jefferson who was the president at that time bought the Louisiana territory from the leader Nipolien. The purchase made the United states double its previous size. Also it included the mississippi river witch was used to deliver trade.
  • The Lewis and Clark Journy to the West

    The Lewis and Clark Journy to the West
    Lewis and Clark made a journy to discover the new land that the United States bought at that time. They made new discoveries of plants and animals. They made it the entire way to the Pacific ocean.
  • The trail of Tears

    The trail of Tears
    The Cherokees appealed to the supreme court to protect there land from being seized by Georgia. John marshall ruled only the federal government. He did not rule the states. The ruling ment that Georgia laws did not apply to the Cherokees.
  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution
    People started to settle in texas as there home. Steven F. Austin was trying to make texxas a self govered state within Mexico. Austing brought a list of reforms to Mexico for texas. Santa Anna agreed to mast of the reforms. Santa anna saw a rebellion of texans because they were not going by mexican rule this was rebellion. The war began. Santa anna threw Austin in jail for a year. It was the fight at the alamo texans v. mexico.
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  • The Mexican American War.

    The Mexican American War.
    A mexican unit crossed Rio Grande and ambushed an American patrol. Congress had declared war the war with mexico had begun. American troops had to occupy New mexico. The troops took New Mexico without firing a shot. There next lob was to take california.
  • The Donner Party

    The Donner Party
    Three years before the gold rush 87 pioneers took a short cut that they thought would get them to the west quicker. They where wrong they ended up getting snowed in and there death was cannibalism.
  • The California Gold Rush

    The California Gold Rush
    this was the time when gold was so valuable that people would come from across the ocean. They came from Ireland, spain, england, and china. They would be happy to find three ouces of gold a day. They would have parties thatv would look for gold and then get paid. Some people got over 200,000 dollars. McDougal-Littell,439
  • The Attack on Fort Sumter

    The Attack on Fort Sumter
    This was the battle that started the American Civil War.
  • The Eagles Began

    The Eagles Began
    The eagles were a team
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    It was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor.
  • The Supreme Case: Brown v The Board of Education

     The Supreme Case: Brown v The Board of Education
    Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
  • The Death of Elvis

    The Death of Elvis
    Elvis was a singer and an actor. Regarded as one of the most signifigent icons that ever was in the 20th century.
  • My Birthday

    My Birthday
    The day I was born.
  • 9/11

    This was the day when terrorists hijacked planes and killed thousands of people by crashing them into the world trade centers, the pentagon and one landed in pennsylvania.
  • The Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl Win

    The Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl Win
    The ravens coach was a brother to the 49ers coach. The ravens beat the 49ers and the coach beat his brother.
  • The Alamo

    The alamo was were the texans and thee mexican army fought. This was the battle was for texas and rights. Also this was the place that the texans stayed in while they were fighting.