United States History Class 2013-2014

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    The Creation of Earth

    The Creation of Earth
    The creation of earth is most definatly the most important event of all. This date marks the day the earth came into existance. I would take a time mchine back just to see what it was like.
  • Founding of Jamestown

    Founding of Jamestown
    The founding of Jamestown was an important event. It marked the first sucessful settlement in the new world. The settlers also made first contact with native americans.
  • Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War
    This was the day that The Revolutionary war began. It was June, 1776 when we were secretly getting weapons to start a war for keeping our nation. It was very important because we would be living in freedom if we did not turn victorious
  • The Signing of the Declaration of Independance

    The Signing of the Declaration of Independance
    On July 4, 1776, the British Colonists Declared indepenndance from England, and in the process created the United States. This also resulted in the Revolutionary War. This event is important to all of American Society, because we would still be British if we hadn't rebeled.
  • Ratification of the Constitution

    Ratification of the Constitution
    On September 17th, 1787, The delegates of Congress aproved the Constitution. This important day in history marked the day we truly became a nation. Furthermore, this also put our government and law into effect, making us a true country.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Abolitionist writer Harriet Beacher wrote and published Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852 to protest the Fugitive Slave Act, passesd in 1850. This law said that slaves could be arrested without a warrant, and had no right to a trial. Instead, every case was ruled on by a Federal Commisioner. The publication of Harriet Beacher's novel showed the world the cruelty of slavery, and was rewritten in 20 different languages. McDougal Littell C: 2008
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Bleeding Kansas occured in March, 1855, when the elections were taking place in popular sovereinty state Kansas. Proslavery settlers moved illegaly into Kansas and voted against Anti-Slavery settlers. This led to the Looting of Lawrence, Kansas, because the Anti-Settlers rejected the government and the Proslavery settlers did not agree with that. McDougal Littell, C: 2008
  • Raid of Harper's Ferry

    Raid of Harper's Ferry
    On October 16th, 1859, John Brown, an abolitionist and an extremist, staged an assault on the Harper's Ferry Federal arsenal in the early hours of the morning. He led a band of 13 whites and 5 blacks into the compound, capturing the arsenal, but they did not hold out long. Robert E. Lee led U.S. Marines into the Harper's Ferry arsenal, killing 10 men and capturing John Brown plus 5 others. John Brown was tried for murder and treason against the state of Virginia, and was later hanged.
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    The Civil War

  • The Union Retreats out of Gettysburg

    The Union Retreats out of Gettysburg
  • The full Army of Northern Virginia Arrives At Gettysburg

    The full Army of Northern Virginia Arrives At Gettysburg
  • Pickett's Chrage At Gettysburg

    Pickett's Chrage At Gettysburg
  • Lincoln's Assasination

    Lincoln's Assasination
    The assassination of Abraham Lincoln This was the day John Wilkes Booth fatally shot our 16th President. It was 1865 at Ford's Theatre when Lincoln was killed. This did not affect our country, but made us grieve the loss of a great president.
  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash of 1929
    The Stock Market Crash of 1929 was devastating to most Americans. Investors had large sums of money in the stocks, because they were doing well, 80% above adverage. Then in March of 1929, the stock markets rocketed downward 80%, leaving investors with nothing. This event in history led to more banking laws and better safekeeping of our money.
  • Lego is Made

    Lego is Made
    Ole Kirk Christiansen created lego. This event marked the start of one of the greatest franchises in all of toy making. This is important because if it weren't invented, kids would not have the creativeness they have now. I would take a time machine back to see this because I would love to have gotten he first lego set ever.
  • First appearance of Superman in comics

    First appearance of Superman in comics
    The First coming of Superman this was the first appearance of the well-known, Superman. It was June 1938, when Marvel produced the first comic of Superman. It did not affect the world, but it began an entertaining comic
  • World War Two

    World War Two
    On September 1st, 1939, the United States were drawn into WW2
    on two fronts when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and when Germany invaded Poland. This war was one of the blodiest battles in all of history and also created the United Nations, a peace-keeping organization.
  • WW1

    WW1
    This was when Germany and etc. declared war on some on Europe and America. It was when in 1914 when an assassination triggered a war. This does not affect our daily lives unless The Axis (Germany, Etc.) won.
  • Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor
    On this date the Japanese attacked the United States Naval base in Hawaii bringing the United States into World War II against the Axis Powers of Germany, Italy and Japan. The United States would fight with Britain and the Soviet Union making up the Allied Powers.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima

    Bombing of Hiroshima
    The Bombing of Hiroshima During World War II, The United States bombed Hiroshima in order to pause and stop the war. It was August 6, 1945 when America took about 20,000 tons of explosives on Hiroshima in order to gain advantage in World War II. It could have possibly changed our world if we didn't bomb them. They might have won the war if we didn't do this.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was the war between American and the North Korean. It was on Jun 25th, 1950, when North Korea declared war on South Korea and America. After three years in July, All of the sides agreed for peace. It could be important because if North Korea won, they would gain more power, they are aggressive at North America now, so imagine if they won.
  • Inaugeration of John F. Kennedy

    Inaugeration of John F. Kennedy
    The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy on January Twentieth, 1961, was an important day in American History. Kennedy was inaugerated just in time to lead the country through the Cuban Missle Crisis. He also was good under pressure and a good speaker, giving our country hope in the darkest of times.
  • Spiderman comics first appear

    Spiderman comics first appear
    This was the month that the Spiderman series was born. It was in August, 1962 when they produced his first comic. This did not affect the world, but began a comic we couldn’t forget
  • March on Wasington

    March on Wasington
    The March on Washington was a very important civil right's movement, where Dr. Martin Luther King JR. gave his I Have A Dream speech. This speech paved the way for more human rigts.
  • Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

    Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs
    The AFC/NFL Championship game, featureing the Green Bay Packers hosing the Kansas City Chiefs, will long be remembered as one of the greatest football games of its time. In fact, the game was so amazing, it became known as the 'Super Bowl'. That is where the Super Bowl got its name from. The score that night was 35-10, Packers, with Mcgee, the reciever, having a record game.
  • Vietnam

    Vietnam
    Vietnam was a war fought with the Viennese and the United States. The United States ended up losing in his fight, even though there is no winning or losing in warfare, it was still The United States that did not finish the final blow. It was from 1959 - April 30, 1975. We lost family from this war, but it did not really change our lives as Americans.
  • Star Wars is created

    Star Wars is created
    On May 25, 1977, George Lucas released the first in an epic set of films called star wars. This event is important because it spawned the greatest film franchise in all of history. This is easily the most popular movie ever. If I were to take a time machine back in time, I would come here first because I am a hug star wars fan.
  • First Inaugeration of Ronald Regan

    First Inaugeration of Ronald Regan
    Ronald Regan was inaugerated on January Twentieth, 1981. Once he was inaugerated, he faced down the final days of the Great Depression, ending it. Furthermore he also faced soviet threats, and kept cool under pressure.
  • Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle

    Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle
    Challenger Space shuttle was a project that ended up as a failure. In January 28th, 1986, seven astronauts went onboard to the challenger. The challenger ended up
  • Nintendo is created

    Nintendo is created
    On this day in history, nintendo is created. A group of Japanesee men that immigrated to the USA founded Nintendo nearly a year afterward, making them rich and somewhat famous. Many years later, the company created the Wii gaming system, thier most successful yet. I would take a time machine back to this time just to see the progress that they have made since then.
  • My Birthday

    My B-day
  • 9/11

    9/11
    The 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center was a devastating attack coordinated by Al-Queda. In this attack, Al-Queda opperatives hijacked four Boeing 747's, American Airlines Flight 11, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 77, and United Airlines Flight 93. Two were flown into the North and South Trade Center Towers, one was flown into the Pentagon, and another crashed in a field in Shanksville, PA.
    These attacks triggered a campain against Al Queda
  • Inaugeration of Barrack Obama

    Inaugeration of Barrack Obama
    This was when Obama spoke his first Inauguration. In January 20, 2009, Obama provided his first speech in Washington D.C. This did not change the world, but began our current president.
  • My visit to Canada

    My visit to Canada
    I spent a week in Canada.
  • Minecraft is Created

    Minecraft is Created
    Minecraft is created by Notch in Sweeden. At this event, Notch released the indie sandbox game that was minecraft. This is important because there are over a million players worldwide today, easily making it the most popular game ever. I would take a time machine back so I could be the first one to ever get minecraft.