History collage 1

U.S. History Timeline, A. Brendle

  • Continental Congress signs the Declaration of Independence

    Continental Congress signs the Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence A document that signed that the 13 colonies are indementent from Great Brittain. It was written by Thomas Jefferson during the American Revolutionary War. It was signed by the Continental Congress and then printed and distributed throughout America. This is important because it declares us independent from Great Brittian and we can start our own country.
  • The U.S. Constitution is Signed

    The U.S. Constitution is Signed
    U.S. Constitution The government of America, signed at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It replaced the Articles of Confederation, which were faulty. Later on the Bill of Rights were added showing people's rights. This is important because it set the laws for our new country so it is not chaotic.
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    Industrial Revolution

    Was a time where hand prodution changed into machinery. Also living had gotten better and population was quickly growing. It started earlier in England and in later years spread to America. It is important because it is an era in technology, and it helped America become what it is toady.
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    California Gold Rush

    Gold was first found in California in 1848, but it wasn't until 1849 that people started pouring in looking for gold. People from other countries started to arrive to have some of the gold creating different races and cultures there. This is important because it created the state of California and brought many more people to the US.
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    World War II

    WW2 A war involving a vast majority of the world's countries. Germany and Japan started invading countries in hope of taking over the world and they were joined by many other countries and called themselves the Axis. But a group of even more countries joined together to form the Allies and they eventualy defeated the Axis. This is important because all the jobs brought us out of the Great Depression and it made us the more powerful.
  • Atomic Bombing on Hiroshima, Japan

    Atomic Bombing on Hiroshima, Japan
    WW2 Bombings The United States used an atomic bomb named "Little Boy" and dropped it on the Japaneese city of Hiroshima. The bomb killed 99,000-166,000 people, three days later they dropped a bomb on Nagasaki named "Fat Man". Then on the 15th, Japan surrendered to the Allies. This is important because it shows how powerful we are.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Cuban Missile Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis was a thirteen day stand-off starting on the 14th and it almost lead to nucleaer war. The U.S. placed nukes in Turkey aimed at the USSR capital, so the USSR tryed to place nukes in Cuba near America. After negotiations, the USSR and United States decided they would both get rid of the nukes. This is important because it shows our ability to negotiate, and it makes everone safer.
  • My Birthday

    My name is Austin Brendle and I am currently 13 years old. I was born in St. Josephs Hospital (which doesn't exist anymore). I lived in Narvon PA for most my life, and moved to New Holland PA in 2012. This is important because I am alive.
  • 9/11

    9/11 9/11 was a sieries of terrorist attacks commited by Al-Qaeda and led by Osama Bin Laden. A group of sucide bombers hijacked four airplanes that had passengers on and killed a few people inside. Then they flew a plane into each on the Twin Towers, one into the Pentagon, but passangers took over and crashed the fourth before it could hit the White House. This is important because it shows how vurnurable we are and that we need to be safer.