The Story of Us

By _Nell
  • Jan 1, 1100

    The Crusades

    The Crusades
    The Crusades were a series of battles in the Medieval Times to take back the "Holy Land" from the Muslims. The series of battles are religious wars. The Crusades are important to America because it made people explore land other than their homes.
  • Jan 1, 1340

    The Black Death

    The Black Death
    The Black Death was a deadly bubonic plague transmitted from animals to humans. After one human has it then it would spread very easily while killing people. The Black Death is important to America because when the Europeans brought it to America when they were trading.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus's Voyage

    Columbus's Voyage
    Columbus's Voyage was a journey to sail West to get to Asia. But to his knowledge he ran into America...unknowingly. This is important to America because it gives Spain part of controll of America.
  • Jan 1, 1506

    Ponce de Leon Explores Florida

    Ponce de Leon Explores Florida
    Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer looking for a settlement for Spain. He arrives at a part of land Called Florida. But, this settlement was not what he was truoley looking for. He was actually looking for the fountain of youth for its magic and fortune. This is important to America because he found one of the most popular states.
  • Jan 1, 1517

    Posting of the 95 Theses

    Posting of the 95 Theses
    The Posting of the 95 Theses was a rebellion from Martin Luther to tell the pope how wrong they were in their ways. This is important to America because if Martin Luther wasn't persecuted people wouldn't have left the Church and wouldn't have colonized.
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Cortez Defeat of the Aztecs

    Cortez Defeat of the Aztecs
    Cortez Defeat of the Aztecs was about this man named Herando Cortez who wanted to capture and take all the values from the Aztec Empire, which is what he did exactly. This is important to America because he now owns that part of America.
  • Jan 1, 1532

    King Henry VIII's Divorce

    King Henry VIII's Divorce
    King Henry VIII's divorce was with a woman named Cathrine of Aragon. King Henry VIII wanted a divorce because Cathrine failed to give him a son. This is important to America because King Henry VIII went to the popoe asking for a divorce. But, the Pope said no so he separated the church. Then King Henry VIII created his own church called "The Anglian Church" finally divorcing from Cathrine.
  • Jan 1, 1537

    King Henry VIII's Son

    King Henry VIII's Son
    King Henry VIII after many failed attempts, finally got a son named Edward. After Henry dies Edward becomes King, but shortly after he became King he died. This is important to America because Edward sent voyagers to make a settlement their.
  • Jan 1, 1565

    St. Augustine Establishment

    St. Augustine Establishment
    The St. Augustine Establishment was founded byPedro Mendez de Aviles. Pedro Mendez de Aviles was told by the king to collonize territory around Florida, which is when he found the St. Augustine. He forced the natives out of the area and then started to build. This is important to America because it is one of the first Establishments.
  • The Roanoke Colonization Attempt

    The Roanoke Colonization Attempt
    The Roanoke Colonization was a result of three attempts to collonize a piece of land which is now North Carolina. In the end the collonization survived, but with poor relations with the natives and with food shortages that conatantly plagued the colony. This is important to America because it helped us find and collonize new land.
  • Jamestown Establishment

    Jamestown Establishment
    The Jamestown settlement was the first permanent English settlement in America. Jamestown was also the first colony in the British Empire. This Establishment is important to America because it was the start of the first 13 American Colonies
  • Plymouth Establishment

    Plymouth Establishment
    The Plymouth Establishment happened because a group called separasists were being persecuted in England for their religious beliefs, so King James gives them a charter to start a colony near Jamestown in Virginia. This is important to America because it had the 2nd self government ever in America.
  • Massachusets Bay Establishment

    Massachusets Bay Establishment
    The Massachusets Bay Colony became the third permanent British settlement in North America. This placewill be established by the putrians so they can have a "purified Church" of their own. This is important to America because they made a new coony in America and brought new religious practices to the "New Land".
  • General Braddock Killed

    General Braddock Killed
    General Braddock was a British Officer and Commander-in-Chief in the 13 Colonies at the start of the French and Indian War. He was killed during the war in 1755. This is important because if he would've won the war, America would have been way different.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was a document to un-press all of the taxes placed on the 13 Colonies except for tea sighned in 1763. This was very important to America because if they didn't un-press the taxes the colonists wouldv'e absolutely not have paid the taxes and started the war sooner may causing a different course in history.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act was passed in 1764 and this act taxed all sugar and molases in the 13 Colonies. This is important toAmerica because this was a major lead to the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act of 1765 was passed by Psrliament that stated British soliders were allowed to come and live in your home while you also prepare them with food every day they are there. This is important to America because George Washington wouldn't let his soldiers do that when fighting for America's freedom.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was the first serious attempt to assert governmental authority. The Stamp Act taxed all paper products in the 13 Colonies. This is important to America because this will lead to the Boston Massacare.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party is about a group of men called the "Son's of Liberty' or freedom fighters. Now these men dressed up as Indians and dumped millions of dollars of tea into the Boston Harbor. This is important to America because it caused the Townshed Act.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was first drafted by Thomas Jefferson to list the new laws of America and how wrong the King iswas to the Colonies. Every state signed the Declaration of Independence except for New York. This is important to America because it stated that we are Independent from Britian. This is important to America because it freed usfrom the British.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    The Winter at Valley Forge was the hardest opponent in the Revolutionary War. The winter got the soldiers very sick with harsh cold weather and very little supplies. This is important to America because it gave time for the soldiers to become actual soldiers for the United States of America.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was a document signed by the British to the Americans after the war to show that the Revolutionary war was oficially over. This document is so important to the America because it oficially ended the Revolutionary War.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase happened 1803 when the United States bought Louisianna from France. This helped the US explore new land in the West. The Louisiana Purchase is important to the US because it gave us control of the Missippi River and the port city of New Orleans.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    When Thomas Jefferson signed Meriwether Lewis for an Expedition to the West, Lewis asked his best friend from a batttle to engage with him on a expedition. They charted many Indian tribes, plants, and animals in the west for the US. This is important to America because it helped us gain knowledge of the West and the land it was made of.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was a path for different Indian tribes to have to forcefully take in the early 1830's. President Andrew Jackson forced Indians out of their homes and made them walk down the Missippi River into new land. During this process Indians were mistreated and killed giving it the name "Trail of Tears." This is important to America because we killed Indians for no reason and broke Constitutional Laws.
  • Oregon Trail

    Oregon Trail
    The Oregon Trail is a 2,200 mile passagemfrom Indepence ,MIssouri to Oregon City, Oregon. The trail was used by settlers to expand West and find new land to build their homes on. The Oregon trail is important to America because if settlers didn't travel this trail Oregon wouldn't have became a state so quickly and their population would be lower
  • The Donner Party

    The Donner Party
    The Donner Party was one of the many parties to travel the Oregon Trail. A group of 90 people led by James Fraiser Reed. A few families toequal about 40 traveled a different path. This path is called the Haystings Cutoff, and it was supposed to be quicker and easier than the regular path. But, it wasn't. It was actually tougher and longer than the normal beaten path causing this smaller party to get lost. After lost for 3 weeks they resulted into cannabalism and only 1 survived.
  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad
    The Underground Railroad was a secret passage to lead the slaves into the North and hopefully into Canada. Abolitionists (anti- slavery followers) had a secret hide outs for themand led them into the North using this trail. This is important to America because it struck actions that brewed the start of the Civil war.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom's Cabin is a book published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852. This book was an anti-slavery piece of writing to show everyone what was happening in the South. This is important to America because it helped the cause of the Cilvil Rights Movement.
  • Emancipation Proclamation (Actually on January First!!!)

    Emancipation Proclamation (Actually on January First!!!)
    The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on the first of January in 1863. This was issued because our nation was aproaching our 3rd year in the Civil War. This proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves, shall be free" This is important to America because it made all the slaves free and strengthened the Union to win the Civil War.
  • Sherman's March to Sea

    Sherman's March to Sea
    Sherman's March to Sea was the most destructive Civil Rights Movement. This march led by William T. Sherman marched across Georgia burning everything until they got to the Atlantic Ocean. This hurt the morale's of the Southerners causing them to surrender. This is important to America because it led to the signing at the Appromattox Court House.
  • The Assassination of Lincoln

    The Assassination of Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. On the night of April 14th, 1865 Mr. Lincoln accompanied by his wife and a few freinds went to Ford's Theater. During the last act of the play a man named John Wilkes Boothshot a .55 caliber gun at the back of Lincoln's head. After being moved to the house across the streets doctors said their was nothing they could do he died the next morning. This is important to America because it helped the reconstruction of America.