History Through Film Timeline

Timeline created by 21aosterlund
In Film
  • -410 BCE

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
    PURPOSE.Bill & Ted went back through history with a time machine for an essay assignment. FACT CHECK. https://www.history.com/topics/france/napoleon CONNECTION. I connect with Bill & Ted by trying to find the facts of an essay topic. RATING. 1 out of 5 stars.
  • Mar 8, 1492

    1492: Conquest of Paradise

    1492: Conquest of Paradise
    EVENT: The 3rd of August in 1492, Columbus set sail across the ocean. FACT CHECK: Columbus did set sail with his crew on the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria. / CONNECTION: People still today go in boats across the ocean.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ I give it a 2 out of 5 stars because I only watched the beginning and it was bad too me.
  • 12 Years A Slave

    12 Years A Slave
    EVENT: Platt got kidnapped on this date and sold to be a slave. FACT CHECK: The movie was the same as the book with the kidnapping. CONNECTION: Slaves and hatred is still a big issue in today.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ because it was a sad but good movie with good acting.
  • Lincoln

    Lincoln
    EVENT:On April 9, 1865 the civil war ended. / FACT CHECK: The civil war did last in 1861 to 1865. / CONNECTION: The laws have to be passed the same way back in this time to this time.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ It wasn't really a good movie because the movie just kept dragging along.
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath
    EVENT: The Joad family finds a new deal camp that provides them with food and and a bathroom. FACT CHECK: There were many camps back in this time that gave campers food and money to support their families. CONNECTION: There are still camp sites around that people may go to.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Even though the movie is in black and white it was still interesting to watch.
  • Red Tails

    Red Tails
    EVENT: The Red Tails got their first mission and had to provide ar coverage and make sure they're safe. FACT CHECK:The Red Tails was a legitimate african american military air force that had to deal with racism as well. CONNECTION: To this day we have the air force in our military.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ It had a good story line to it. Red Tails was the best movie I watched in this class.
  • Selma

    Selma
    EVENT: In 1965, Martin Luther King Jr led a group into Bloody Sunday to fight for their freedom and equality. FACT CHECK: Martin Luther King Jr was an actual living human being. CONNECTION: The Selma March was a form of protests and to this day we have non-violent protests and even maybe violent protests.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ I was actually interested in watching the movie.
  • Rescue Dawn

    Rescue Dawn
    EVENT: Dieter is shot down and imprisoned, starved, and tortured, along with other prisoners. FACT CHECK:Navy Lt. Dieter Dengler was a real man who got shot down and captured in middle of the Vietnam war. CONNECTION: Holding hostages in middle of a war is still common today.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ it had a good story plot and was interesting but the beginning of the movie wasn't that intriguing.
  • Forrest Gump

    Forrest Gump
    EVENT: Forrest Gump owned his own Bubba Gump Shrimp business on a boat named after his love of his life, Jenny. FACT CHECK: Bubba Gump was a legitimate company that opened up in 1996 Monterey, California after the Forrest Gump inspiration. CONNECTION: There are boat companies that still collect all sorts of fish and shrimp in the sea.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ It was factual, entertaining, and educating to watch.
  • Birth Day

    Birth Day
  • Baby Brothers Birthday

    Baby Brothers Birthday
  • Graduation

    Graduation