United States History Class Timeline 2013-2014

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    The Years of the Revolutionary War

  • Signing the Declaration of Independence

    Signing the Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was created by the Founding Fathers. We celebrate 4th of July because of the Declaration of Independence. July 4th was when people recieved their independence.
  • Ratification of the United States Constitution

    Ratification of the United States Constitution
    The final ratification was on May 29, 1790. The final state to ratify it was Rhode Island. At first they opposed, until the U.S government threatened to severe commercial relations.
  • The Louisana Purchase

    When Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisana, the United States of America dubbled in size and we had control of the Mississippi River. So now the people of the states could use the Mississippi River for transporting goods tro sell them (McDougal/Littell, 346).
  • The Lewis and Clark Journey

    Lewis and Clark were sent to the newly bought Louisana, to find there way to the ocean and ake a map so other setlars that wanted to move out there at least have some idea of where they were going. (McDougal/Littell, 346).
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    The Texas Revolution

    Some settlars came to Texas when it was not part of the united states becases the Mexcans let them stay there as long as the followed the mexcan laws. well after a bit the settlars did not like that the mexcans didint alow slaves but the settlars had slaves. so the started fighting and after the battle mexco let America have Texas.
  • The Donner Party

    The Donner Party was a group of settlars that went of corse and got into a show storm. All of them dided exseped one he had to eat his own party to survive. The donner party is known today for caniblisem. (History.com).
  • The California Gold Rush

    Gold became somthing that everyone wanted and so many settlars went to California for gold but it was not just a think in the United States Of Amarica, people from manny different people from many differeny places also came like people from Ireland, China, mexco, and many others came. witch made California very popluar. (McDougal/Littell, 438).
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    This book reflected the feelings of Abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stow, the book expanded the life of slaves and the heart break they went through. The north had different feelings about the book than the south. the south thought that the book was saying that the book was wrong. (McDougal/Littell, 485)
  • Bleeding Kansas

    In 1855, five thousand residents from Missouri came into Kansas and voted illegally for antislavery. An abolitionist, John Brown, led a massacre on five of his proslavery neighbors. A civil war broke out in Kansas and the creek where the victims were found was then called "Bleeding Kansas." (McDougal/Littell, 487)
  • The Assasination of President Abraham Lincoln

    The Assasination of President Abraham Lincoln
    President Abraham Lincoln was assasinated at the Fords Theatre during a play. He was shot and killed by John Wilkes Booth. Lincoln was also the frist president in America to be assassinated.
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    World War 1

    Word War 1 began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. World War I started with the assassination of Austria's Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. It was in Europe, with 10 million military deaths and another 20 million wounded.
  • The Stock Market Crash

    The Stock Market Crash
    On this date, billions of dollars were lost. This event is very important because it has wiped out many investors. This event also cause the Great Depression.
  • The First Appearance of Superman in Action Comics

    The First Appearance of Superman in Action Comics
    June 1938 is the first issue of the comic book series Action Comics. In the comic it features supperman for the first time along with other super heros. That started the super-hero genre and with the most valuable comic books
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    The Years of World War II

  • The Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Attack on Pearl Harbor
    On December seventh, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor which is near Hawaii. More than 2,000 soldiers were killed, and about 1,000 were injured. President Roosevelt then wanted war on Japan. Japans alleys then declared war on the United States, then starting World War II.
  • The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

    The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
    The US droped a bomb on Hiroshima on August 6 1945. That marked the end of World War 2. We, the US, were the first to use a atomic bombs during the war.
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    The Years of the Korean War

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    The Years of the Vietnam War

  • Inaugration of John F. Kennedy

    Inaugration of John F. Kennedy
    This event was held on January 20th 1961. This event was very important because it marked the beginning of his presidency. He was the 35th president for 2 years until his assassination.
  • The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics

    The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics
    Spider-Man is a made up character and comic book superhero. Spider-Man first appeared in the early 1960s. Marvel has featured Spider-Man in several comic book series, the first and longest-lasting of which is titled The Amazing Spider-Man.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The day Martin Luther King gave his famous "I Have A Dream" Speech. His speech was about colored peoples' rights. Without this speech, colored people may not have the rights they have today.
  • The First Super Bowl

    The First Super Bowl
    The first teams to play were the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Cheifs. The winning team were the Green Bay Packers. This event was very popular because it was the first time Super Bowls were introduced.
  • The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan

    The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan
    This event was held in Washington D.C. The event marked the beginning of Ronald Reagan’s first term as president. He was the 40th president.
  • The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle

    The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle
    Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members.The crew compartment and many other vehicle fragments were eventually recovered from the ocean floor after a lengthy search and recovery operation. Although the exact timing of the death of the crew is unknown, several crew members are known to have survived the initial breakup of the spacecraft.
  • My Birthday

    My Birthday
    When I came into the world!
  • 9/11

    9/11
    On this day two suicide bombers crashed an airplane into the Twin Towers. This event is very important because it told us how easy it is and for terrorists to come and take away so many lives.
  • The most important event from my life

    The most important event from my life
    The most important event from my life was when I the movie, and when it came out we had a BIG party for it!
  • The First Inauguration of Barack Obama

     The First Inauguration of Barack Obama
    The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States took place on Tuesday, January 20, 2009. Marked the commencement of the first four-year term of Barack Obama as President and Joe Biden as Vice President. Based on the combined attendance numbers, television viewership, and Internet traffic, it was among the most-observed events ever by the global audience.
  • If I went to the future

    If I went to the future
    If I could go to the future, I would go 20 years into the future to when i'm 33. I would want to see if I have swam in the Olyimpics yet. My dream is to swim in the Olyimpics.