Michael Hudson/Rutherford 7th Period

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In History
  • Battle Of Lexington & Concord

    Battle Of Lexington & Concord
    These battles happened in April of 1775. They happened because the British commander in Boston had heard of supplies of powder and weapons being kept by Patriots in the towns of Lexington and Concord. It is significant because it was the first battle to start of the revolutionary war.
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    The Declaration Of Independence is an event where out country gained independence from England/King George III. It is important because it contains the ideals or goals of our nation and made our country free and independent.
  • The Battle Of Yorktown

    The Battle Of Yorktown
    The Battle of Yorktown, the surrender at Yorktown, German Battle or the siege of Little York, ending on October 19, 1781, at Yorktown, Virginia, was a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington. This Battle is significant because It was the battle where the British surrendered and was the last battle of the revolutionary war.
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution
    The Constitution of the United States established America's national government and fundamental laws, and guaranteed certain basic rights for its citizens.
  • George Washington becoming President

    George Washington becoming President
    George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War. This event is important because he was the first president of the United States and is an important figure in history and is known as the father of our country.
  • The Bill Of Rights was passed

    The Bill Of Rights was passed
    On September 25, 1789, Congress transmitted to the state Legislatures twelve proposed amendments to the Constitution. Numbers three through twelve were adopted by the states to become the United States (U.S.) Bill of Rights, effective December 15, 179. It is significant because the Amendments would protect citizens from an intrusive government.
  • Battle Of Fort Sumter

    Battle Of Fort Sumter
    The Battle of Fort Sumter was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate States Army, and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil War. It is significant in history because it was the first battle of the American Civil War.
  • The Battle Of Shiloh

    The Battle Of Shiloh
    The Battle of Shiloh was fought on April 6 and 7, 1862, and resulted in a Union victory. With more than 23,000 casualties, Shiloh was the first battle of the Civil War that saw large-scale death and suffering. The event is significant because of the casualties it had at the beginning of the civil war.
  • The Battle Of Antietam

    The Battle Of Antietam
    The Union victory at Antietam resulted in President Abraham Lincoln issuing his Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862. It is significant because of the fact that Over 23,000 men fell as casualties in the one-day Battle of Antietam, making it the bloodiest day in American history.
  • Battle Of Fredericksburg

    Battle Of Fredericksburg
    The Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865. The Battle of Fredericksburg in 1862 was one of the most significant battles of the war. It was a battle with many Union casualties, the largest river crossing of the war, and it also acted as a boost for the Confederate hopes of victory. I would say this battle was significant because it gave the confederates hope even though they weren't going to win the war.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation was significant because it declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free. So it partially ended slavery in a way.
  • Battle Of Gettysburg

    Battle Of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg, fought in July 1863, was a Union victory that stopped Confederate General Robert E. Lee's second invasion of the North. It was significant because more than 50,000 people died during the 3 day battle and it was considered a turning point in the war.
  • Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln
    President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at a theatre by John Wilkes Booth. This event is significant because it caused controversy and caused grief across the United States.
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    Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny is most often associated with the territorial expansion of the United States. It was important to the United States because the impact it had. The main impact was that the United States got much larger and much wealthier.
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    The Civil War

    The American Civil War was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America, a collection of eleven southern states that left the Union in 1860 and 1861. The conflict began primarily as a result of the long-standing disagreement over the institution of slavery. This event is important because many lives were lost and was the first war against each other on United States land.