Timeline's - Semester 2 Project

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  • Jamestown

    The first permanent English settlement in America and was establsihed by the London Company in southeast Virginia.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The final conflict in the ongoing struggle between the British and French for control over eastern North America. The British won and by the Treaty of Paris formally gained control of Canada and all of the French possessions east of the Mississippi River.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British troops fired into a mob, killing five men, which lead to intense public protests.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Group of colonial patriots disguised as Mohawk Indians boarded three ships in the Boston Harbor and dumped more than 300 crates of tea overboard as a protest to the British tea tax.
  • Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War
    Also known as the American War for Independence, was a war against Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the statement, Thomas Jefferson announced that every human being has “certain unalienable rights,” among which are those to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation is the written document that established the functions of the national government of the United States after it declared independence from Great Britain.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The United States declared the war against Great Britain in reaction to three issues, the British economic blockade of France, the induction of thousands of neutral American seamen into the British Royal Navy against their will, and the British support of hostile Indian tribes along the Great Lakes frontier.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    War fought against each other by United States citizens.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Freed 3.1 million of the United States 4 million slaves. Changing Americans lives for the rest of humanity.
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    The Spanish American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. It began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of USS Maine in Havana harbor in Cuba, leading to U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.
  • Model T

    Model T
    The Model T is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American; some of this was because of Ford's efficient fabrication, including assembly line production instead of individual hand crafting. This car creation brought a huge change to all Americans and the way they traveled.
  • Square Deal

    Square Deal
    The Square Deal was President Theodore Roosevelt's domestic program. He came up with this to prevent large businesses from taking over smaller and weaker ones.
  • World War l

    World War l
    World War l, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilization of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression
    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s. The Great Depression caused great amounts of people to lose their jobs and affected nearly everyone in the United States.
  • World War ll

    World War ll
    World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries, including all the great powers, eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory. This attack brought the United States into Worl War ll.
  • D-Day

    The Normandy landings (D-day) were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    Victory in Europe Day was celebrated to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.
  • Atomic Bombs

    Atomic Bombs
    During the final stage of World War II, the United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively. The United States dropped the bombs after obtaining the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec Agreement. The dropping of the bombs caused Japan to surrender and ended WWll.
  • First African American Baseball Player

    First African American Baseball Player
    Jackie Robinson becomes the first African American to play major league baseball. This is the beginning of a new American dream for all ethnicities wanting to play sports.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union with its satellite states, and the United States with its allies after World War II
  • Televison

    Television began and this was when sitcoms such as Leave It To Beaver came out. The audience watches what these families on T.V. have, like happiness and white picket fences. Viewers are very motivated and yearn to have those things.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border. As a product of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, Korea had been split into two sovereign states in 1948
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was an undeclared war in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
  • Bus Boycott

    Bus Boycott
    The Montgomery bus boycott was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama. It was a seminal event in the civil rights movement lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Alaska and Hawaii become States

    Alaska and Hawaii become States
    Alaska was a Russian colony from 1744 until the USA bought it in 1867 for $7,200,000. It was made a state in 1959. Hawaii was a kingdom until 1893 and became a republic in 1894. It then ceded itself to the USA in 1898 and became a state in 1959.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination

    Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination
    Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC.
  • Twenty Six Amendment

    Twenty Six Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age. They thought if they could fight for their country at eighteen why weren't they allowed to vote as well.
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