Paulina Morlett Rutherford 7th period

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In History
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    A war between France and Native Americans that is important because it pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France.
  • No Taxation Without Representation

    No Taxation Without Representation
    It was the main cause for the American Revolution. It is important because it started one of the worlds biggest revolutions and that’s why I chose it.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    It was the first battle of the American Revolution. I chose this because this is one of the events that led to our independence.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    This is one of the biggest events in US history, The final draft of the Declaration of Independence was approved. I chose this because it is a very influential event in world history because other countries began to seek independence afterwards.
  • Yorktown

    Last battle in which Americans win the American Revolution. I chose it because it is a place that symbolizes victory.
  • Unalienable Rights

    Unalienable Rights
    Influenced by John Locke, these are the rights that we are given when we are born and that no one can take from us. Very important mark in history. Rights are very important to me and that’s why i chose it.
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution
    The Constitution would turn the goals of the Declaration of Independence a concrete system of government which i think is even more important than the actual independence since it is actual implementation.
  • First Amendment

    First Amendment
    It is the Protection of Individual Freedoms. This have a incredibly big meaning to Americans all over the world because without it we wouldn’t be the land of the free. I chose it because it is one of the things that gave Americans a lot of room to make overall improvements.
  • The Civil War (Primary source here)

    The Civil War (Primary source here)
    A war between a collection of eleven states that left the Union in 1860 and 1861 and formed their own country in order to protect the institution of slavery. I chose it because It is one of the most important wars in US history. It is very controversial due to slavery.
  • The Confederacy (Civil War)

    The Confederacy (Civil War)
    The Confederacy would start the war with an attack on a Union fort called Fort Sumter in South Carolina. This is a very controversial part of the Civil War that i really think we have learned from. That is the reason why I chose it.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    Gave people the right to be landowners. The ability to own land is something that has shaped America today and that’s why I chose it.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Battle of Gettysburg is among most important battles ever fought on American soil because it had the most amount of casualties in the Civil War. It is the turning point of the Civil War and that’s why I chose it.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Issued by Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in Confederate states, changing the goal of the war to abolishing slavery. I chose this because I considerate it to be one of the most important events i World History.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Transcontinental Railroad
    A very important road at the time that connected the eastern USA with the west. Transportation came to a whole new level due to this and without it a lot of workers would have struggled to transport goods.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    It all started with the textile industry. It came with jobs, money, and labor. I chose it because it is something that radically changed not only Americans lives but several countries followed.