History project

  • Buffalo Soldiers

    Buffalo Soldiers
    The Buffalo soldiers were black soldiers in the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment.During the United States Army during the Spanish-American war.
  • Panama Canal start-finish

    Panama Canal start-finish
    The Canal was started in 1881 by the french.The United States took over the project in 1904, and took a decade to complete the canal, which was officially opened on August 15, 1914.
  • Queen Liliuokalani

    Queen Liliuokalani
    Was the Queen of Hawaii in 1891. She tried to get the power back to the monarchies but a U.S. military-backed coup deposed her in 1893. Hawaii was declared a republic in 1894 then annexed by the U.S. in 1898.
  • USS Main Explosion

    USS Main Explosion
    January 1897 the U.S. sent the USS Main to Cuba. On February 15 1898 it suddenly exploded, the U.S. blamed the Spanish and declared war on them starting the Spanish-American war.
  • Rough Riders

    Rough Riders
    The Rough Riders were the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry in the Spanish-American war. This was lead by Theodor Roosevelt.
  • Battle of San Juan Hill

    Battle of San Juan Hill
    It was the bloodiest battle of the Spanish-American war and also the greatest victory for the Rough Riders as lead by Theodore Roosevelt who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2001 for his actions in Cuba.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxer Rebellion
    Boxers was a name that foreigners gave to a Chinese secret society known as the Yihequan. Peasant uprising of 1900 that attempted to drive all foreigners from China.
  • Russo-Japanese War

    Russo-Japanese War
    8 February 1904- 5 September 1905 (1 year, 6months and 4 weeks) it was a war between the Japanese and the Russians. They both wanted Manchuria and Korea so they fought over it but in conclusion the Japanese won and got them both.
  • Great migration

    Great migration
    The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African Americans from the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West. occurred between 1910 and 1970.
  • Mexican Revolution

    Mexican Revolution
    The Mexican Revolution was an armed conflict between the Mexican people and the Spanish colonial authorities. Untill the uss. Main exploshion then the U.S. joined to help mexico with there independence.
  • Henry Ford Assembly line

    Henry Ford Assembly line
    Henry Ford installs the first moving assembly line for the mass production. His innovation reduced the time it took to build a car from more than 12 hours to just two hours and 30 minutes.
  • Tampico Incident

    Tampico Incident
    Mexican soldiers arested American sailers in a mexican port. Later realeast the Mexican gov. apologised but Henry Mayo, commander of U.S. naval forces in the region wanted a 21 gun salute to the american flag on mexican soil. The mexican gov. refused
  • First battle of Ypres,

    First battle of Ypres,
    From October 19 – 22 November 1914, near the Belgian city of Ypres, Allied and German forces begin the first of three battles to control the city.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    The Battle of Verdun was the longest single battle of World War One.This act was a primary reason for the British starting the Battle of the Somme
  • The battle of Somme

    The battle of Somme
    This was a battle in the First World War fought bythe British and French empires against the German Empire. It took place between 1 July and 18 November 1916. The battle was one of the largest of World War I. More than 1,000,000 men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history
  • Spanish Influenza

    Spanish Influenza
    The Spanish Influenza lasted from January 1918 – December 1920. Influenza was the first of the two pandemics involving the H1N1 virus. It infected 500 million people across the world killing three to five percent of the world's population, making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history.
    Most influenza outbreaks disproportionately kill juvenile, elderly,
  • Fourteen points

    Fourteen points
    The "Fourteen Points" was a statement given by United States President Woodrow Wilson to the Lueage of Nations wanting pease. But they only agreed on eight of them.
  • Alvin York heroic act

    Alvin York heroic act
    Sergeant York, was one of the most decorated American soldiers in World War one. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 20 German soldiers, and capturing 132 others. This occurred during the United States-led portion of the broader Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France to breach the Hindenburg lin.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    The Palmer Raids were a series of raids in late 1919 and early 1920 by the United States Department of Justice intended to get rid of radical leftists and anarchists, from the U.S.
  • Prohibition

    Prohibition was the ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
  • Nationwide steel workers strike

    Nationwide steel workers strike
    The steel strike of 1919 was an attempt by the weakened Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers (the AA) to organize the United States steel industry in the wake of World War I. The strike began on September 21, 1919 and finaly collapsed on January 8, 1920.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Armistice Day is celebrated every year on November 11. To mark and remember the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany.
  • luis Armstrong

    luis Armstrong
    Luis Armstrong was an American jazz trumpeter, singer, and a big influence in jazz music. Luis make lots of money and songs by playing his trumpit.
  • Lou Gehrig

    Lou Gehrig
    Gehrig joined the New York Yankees midway through the 1923 season.In 1927, Gehrig put up one of the greatest seasons by any batter in history, hitting .373, with 218 hits: 52 doubles, 18 triples, 47 home runs, a then-record 175 runs batted in, and a .765 slugging percentage.
  • Leage of Nations

    Leage of Nations
    The League held its first council meeting in Paris on 16 January 1920. On November 1, 1920, the headquarters of the League was moved from London to Geneva, where the first General Assembly was held on 15 November 1920.
  • Sacco and vanzetti

    Sacco and vanzetti
    They were Italian immigrants who were convicted of murdering a guard and a paymaster during the armed robbery of a shoe factory in Braintree, Massachusetts. In which they wernt even involved with.
  • Scopes trial

    Scopes trial
    John Scopes, a substitute high school teacher, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school.Scopes was found guilty and fined $100 (equivalent to $1,345 in 2015) but was overturned do to evolution not being against religion, and should be taught in schools.
  • Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh
    his Orteig Prize-winning solo nonstop flight on May 20–21, 1927, made from the Roosevelt Field[N 1] in Garden City on New York's Long Island to Le Bourget Field in Paris, France, a distance of nearly 3,600 statute miles (5,800 km)
  • A Farewell to Arms by Ernest

    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest
    A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign in World War I. The book was published in 1929, it is a first-person story of American Frederic Henry, serving as a Lieutenant in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army.
  • herbert Hoover Prestdency

    herbert Hoover Prestdency
    In the presidential election of 1928, Hoover easily won the Republican nomination, despite having no elected-office experience. In his first 120 days in office, he held more press conferences than any other President, before or since. he did change his press policies after the 1929 stock market crash, screening reporters and greatly reducing his availability.
  • Hooversvile's

    Hooverville's were named after Herbert Hoover who was prestident at the time. They were made for the homeless by the homeless during the great depression
  • Mary McLeod Bethune

    Mary McLeod Bethune
    Bethune served as the Florida chapter president of the NACW from 1917 to 1925. She worked to register black voters, which was resisted by the white society and had been made almost impossible because of Florida laws. She was also threatened by the Ku Klux Klan in those years. Bethune served as the president of the Southeastern Federation of Colored Women's Clubs from 1920 to 1925, and worked to improve the opportunities for black women.
  • Bonus March

    Bonus March
    The bonus March was an assemblage of 43,000 people including World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups, who gathered in Washington, D.C., during the spring and summer of 1932 to demand cash payment for their service.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt

    Franklin D Roosevelt
    Roosevelt appointed powerful men to top positions but made certain he made all the major decisions, regardless of delays, inefficiency or resentment. Analyzing the president's administrative style, Historians categorized Roosevelt's program as "relief, recovery and reform." There were tens of millions of unemployed americans and recovery meant boosting the economy back to normal.
  • Frances Perkins

    Frances Perkins
    President Roosevelt appointed Perkins as Secretary of the Department of Labor, she heild that position for twelve years, longer than any other Secretary of Labor. And she became the first woman to hold a cabinet position and became the first woman to enter the presidential line of succession. Also President Roosevelt consistently supported the goals and programs of Secretary Perkins.
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)

    Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
    The AAA reduced agricultural production by paying farmers not to plant on part of their land so it would kill off excess livestock. this purpose was to reduce crop surplus and therefore effectively raise the value of crops.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

    Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
    was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed and unmarried men. Originally for young men ages 17–28.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

    Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    TVA was envisioned not only as a provider, but also as a regional economic development agency that would use federal experts and electricity to rapidly modernize the region's economy and society.
  • Public works administration(PWA)

    Public works administration(PWA)
    The National Industrial Recovery Act when into efect as a response to the Great Depression. It built public works such as dams, bridges, hospitals, and schools. Its goals were to spend$6 billion dollers in all, to provide employment, stabilize purchasing power, and help revive the economy.
  • Civil Works Administration (CWA)

    Civil Works Administration (CWA)
    job creation program established by the New Deal during the Great Depression to rapidly create manual labor jobs for millions of unemployed workers.
  • Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange
    She was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, during the Depression-era her work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography.
  • Work Projects Administration (WPA)

    Work Projects Administration (WPA)
    It was the largest American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed peopleto carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads. They also employed nonskilled workers.
  • Dust bowl

    Dust bowl
    The Dust bowl was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US and Canadian prairies
  • National youth Administration

    National youth Administration
    Was a New Deal agency in the United States that provided education, and work for Americans between the ages of 16 and 25.
  • Joe DiMaggio

    Joe DiMaggio
    DiMaggio was a baseball player for the Yankees and was a three time MVP winner and an All-Star in each of his 13 seasons. The Yankees won ten American League pennants and nine World Series championships.
    At the time of his retirement, he ranked fifth in career home runs (361) and sixth in career Batting percentage (.579). He was invited into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955, and was voted the sport's greatest living player in 1969.
  • Hoover Dam

    Hoover Dam
    The dam is on the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The dam is named after President Hoover.
  • GM Sit down strike

    GM Sit down strike
    The Flint sit down strike against General Motors changed the United Automobile Workers (UAW) from a collection of isolated locals into a major labor union and led to the unionization of the United States automobile industry.
  • Amelia Earhart (final flight)

    Amelia Earhart (final flight)
    During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937 Amelia Earhart disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island. The answer to her disappearance is still unknown to this day.
  • Snow white and the Seven Dwarfs

    Snow white and the Seven Dwarfs
    It was released on Dec, 21, 1937 but was avalible in America on Feb, 4th 1937