History Class Timeline 2017-2018

  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson and adopted by the Second Continental Congress, states the reasons the British colonies of North America sought independence in July of 1776.
  • When the Steamboat was invented

    When the Steamboat was invented
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was just that, a purchase that the United States made with the French to buy Louisiana so that the French had more money and now the United States has access to all the water ways in Louisiana.
  • When the Train was invented

    When the Train was invented
  • The Lewis+Clark Journey

    The Lewis+Clark Journey
    This is where Lewis+Clark crossed what is now the Western portion of the United States. They went to find new species of animals and bugs and to also create maps of where they were and were going.
  • When the Telegraph was invented

    When the Telegraph was invented
  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution
    Many American settlers and Mexicans who lived in Texas, wanted to break away from Mexico. They did not like laws made by Santa Anna, Mexico's president. The Tejanos and Texans decided to fight for independence.
  • The Donnor Party

    The Donnor Party
    A family got stranded by a broken wagon, and stayed there for 5 months. They were so hungry that they has to eat each other to stay a live.
  • The California Gold Rush

    The California Gold Rush
    The California Gold Rush was the largest mass migration in American history since it brought about 300,000 people to California.When James W. Marshall found gold on his piece of land at Sutter's Mill in Coloma.
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    California Gold Rush

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    Civil War

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
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    Reconstruction

  • Lee's Surrender at Appomattox

    Lee's Surrender at Appomattox
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Lincoln's Assassination
  • Completion of the Transcontinental Rail Road

    Completion of the Transcontinental Rail Road
  • When the Telephone was invented

    When the Telephone was invented
  • When the Electric Light Bulb was invented

    When the Electric Light Bulb was invented
  • When the Automobile was invented

    When the Automobile was invented
  • When the Radio was invented

    When the Radio was invented
  • When the Airplane was invented

    When the Airplane was invented
  • Ratification of the 18th Amendment!

    Ratification of the 18th Amendment!
    On January 29, 1919, Congress ratified the 18th Amendment, which banned the manufacturing, transportation and sale of alcohol within the United States; it would go into effect the following January.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th Amendment is when the United States Constitution granted women the right to vote, prohibiting any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on your gender. It was ratified on August 18, 1920 after a long struggle known as the women's suffrage movement.
  • When the Television was invented

    When the Television was invented
  • Attack at Pearl Harbor

    Attack at Pearl Harbor
    On December 7th 1941 the Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory. This attack killed more than 2,300.
  • When the VCR was invented

    When the VCR was invented
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The March on Washington was an interracial march by 250,000 black and white people on August 28,1963 in Washington D.C., protesting segregation and job discrimination against blacks in the nation.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
  • When the Atari 2600 was invented

    When the Atari 2600 was invented
  • When the Apple 2 Computer was invented

    When the Apple 2 Computer was invented
  • The First Harry Potter Book was published!

    The First Harry Potter Book was published!
    The first Harry Potter book (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone) was published on June 26 1997 by Bloomsbury the publisher of all the Harry Potter books in The United Kingdom. Fun Fact it took J.K Rowling 12 times to get someone to publish her books.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    This is the day four terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States. In New York they crashed into the Twin Towers where people were doing they're work in the office buildings. Many lives were lost that day.
  • My Birthday!

    My Birthday!
    The best day of my life!