McDaniel-6 Avaneesh By Avaneesh m. Jul 4, 1776 Declaration of Indepedence America declares independence the British. This starts the American revolution. Jan 24, 1848 California Gold Rush Starts James W. Marshall finds a gold nugget. This starts a big gold rush in which people even migrated from China for. Mar 30, 1867 Alaska Purchase Alaska is bought from Russia for 2 cents an acre. Later it is found that Alaska is worth much more than they bought it for. Mar 10, 1876 Invention of the Telephone The telephone is succesful. Alexander Graham bell talked over the phone and Watson replied. Period: Sep 1, 1939 to Sep 2, 1945 World War II The war was fought with many counties who took the side of the Allies or the Axis. We were on the Allies side. After around 60 million deaths and 2 atom bombs we won the war. Dec 7, 1941 Bombing of Pearl Harbor The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor because America stopped giving oil to them. After the bombing America declared war on Japan and joined World War II. Apr 5, 2001 My birthday I was born in Rockwell,Maryland.