United States History Class Timeline 2013-2014

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    Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War was the war between the U.S and Great Britan. It was one of the most important wars in american history. It is important becuase it made america its own country instead of being owned by Great Britan. America was definetly the under dog, we had less recources, soldiers and leadership but we still managed to win. George washington was the leader of the american troops and afterwards are first president.
  • The Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    The Signing of the Declaration of Independence
    When we signed document declaring are independence from england. It is important becuase it was the beggining of The united states and it ended the revolutionary war. It was also imprtant becuase we now had to come up with our own form of government. The document is still on display today but was poorly preserved wich resulted in cracked paper and faded ink.
  • Ratification of the United States Constitution

    Ratification of the United States Constitution
    When 39 of the 55 delegates signed the contitution. It is important becuase america was fighting over ho to run the country and we finnaly reached an agreement and are still using the same system today. The consittution is probably the most importan document in american history besides the declaration of independence. It is still on display today but was poorly preserved wich resulted in cracked paper and faded ink.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana purchase was a deal made by thomas jefferson and france. France had shut down the new orleans port and that made farmers in the west very angry. jefferson offered to buy new orleans from france and france came back and said that they would sell the the entire Louisiana territory for 15 million dollars. It is important becuase it was a huge expansion of united states territory and it allowed farmers to start moving westward (mcdougal littell).
  • The Lewsis and Clark Journey

    The Lewsis and Clark Journey
    The Lewis and Clark journey is When Lewis And clark set out to explore the west along the missouri river. They encountered many difficulties on their Journey such as native americans. The jouney was important because it explained the west for farmers and settlers that would be moving out west in later years (mcdougal littell).
  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution
    The war beetwen texas and mexico over texas. The war started because the mexican goverments actions angered the texans. The texans and mexico went to war and one of the most famous battles was the battle of the alamo. It is important because it is how america got the south west including all of the land from texas to oregon (mcdougal littell).
  • The Donner Party

    The Donner Party
    The donner party is one of the most famous group of pioneers in history. In order to save time they tried an alternative route. They detour was a huge mistake. it added a ton of time and the had to go throough mountain passes. The donnner party was stranded in the mountains with no food. The had to resort to cannabalism and some of them survived because of thoses willing to die.
  • The California Gold Rush

    The California Gold Rush
    A huge rush of people from all over the world. James marshall discovered gold in 1848, just one month before mexico lost california to the United States. It is important because it was a huge population growth and a ton of different cultures came to the U.S (mcdougal littell).
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    Uncle Toms Cabin is a novel published by Harriet Beacher Stowe in 1852. The novel was very influencial to the south because it drew a tremendous amount of attention to the cruelty of slavery in the south. Her book was printed in over 20 different languages. (McDougal Littel)
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    There were less antislavery then proslavery ettlers in kansas. After 5,000 resident from the neighnboring state came over and voted ilegally, The anti slavery government rejected the proslavery government that had been placed in kansas. In may a proslavery mob looted the town of lawrence kansas. This attack was called the sack of Lawrence. In responce jhon brown led 7 other men in a massacre of 5 of his proslavery nieghbors. This territory became know as "bleeding kansas". (McDougal Littel)
  • Harpers Ferry

    Harpers Ferry
    John Brow n, a major abolitionist, Attempts to raid harpers ferry to give weapons to the slaves. Him and 18 of his followers failed. He was captured an put to death for treason. Ten of his men were killed, 5 were captured and 3 escaped. On the day he was hanged aboltionists fired guns in his honor. Southerners were enraged by the browns actions and horrified by notherners reactions to his death. (McDougal Littel)
  • The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    The day when abraham lincoln was assasinated. It is impotant because he was one of our greatest presidents and did some amazing things. It was also important becuase he freed the slaves and was the northern leader during the civil war. The assanation was a horrible day in american history and willl be remembered forever. He was shot by john wilkes booth in a theater with his wife.
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    World War 1

    World war 1 was a horrible war between many different countries. It is important because many lives were lost in war and it is one of the bigest wars in history It is would take a long time for everyone to finaincially adn phisically recover from this war
  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash of 1929
    The worst stock market crash in american history. It was the beginning of the great deppression. America was at an all time high for stocks so everyone was buying them like crazy. In mid 1929 the whole market crashed people lost tons off money and it was the beggining of the great deppresion. The deppression lasted for 10 years up into world war 2. World war 2 forced america into a war time econaomy and after the war was finished the deppression did not continue.
  • The First Appearance of Superman in Action Comics

     The First Appearance of Superman in Action Comics
    The first comic book involving superman. It is impoartant becuase superman is argueably the most popular and well known super hero. It sold for 2.6 million dollars n 2009, Back then you could buy it for a dime.
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    World war II

    World war II was one of the biggest wars in history. It was impartant becuase most of the world got involved and it was a huge impact on the world.
  • Pearl harbor

    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. This was the first homeland attack on america in world war 1.
  • The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

    The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
    When america dropped an atomic bomb on hiroshima in japan. It is importtant becuase many lives were lost and it was a huge reality check for everyone involved in the war. Thsiwas one of the only atomic bombing ever and there was a huge amount of damage done and lives lost. The bombing was a horrible event in history but i think it would help in the future becuase i doubt someone will drop a bomb that big again unless its totally necassary.
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    Korean war

    The korean war was important becuase it was one of the firts war were we could use modern technology to fight and it was very hard on both countries financially.
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    Vietnam war

    The vietnam war was important becuase it was one of the first war were we could use modern technology to fight and it was very hard on both countries financially.
  • The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

     The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy
    The day when John F. Kennedy was inducted into presidency. It is important because he was a huge influence on america. He was one of our most succesfull presidents and really helped this country.
  • The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics

    The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics
    the first apperence of spider man. It is important becuae spiderman is on of the most comercially succesfull super heros/comic bok characters.
  • March on washington

    March on washington
    Major event of the civil rights movent where doctor martin luther king jr delivered his i have a dream speech. thes was the biggest anti racial event ever. Millions of people showed up on the washington mall and and marched to promoted anti segregation. It made a huge impact on america and was martin luther king jrs most famous act.
  • The First Super Bowl between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs

    The First Super Bowl between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs
    The first super bowl ever. It is important beacuse it was the first game in a long series of games. It was also important becuase it started A long rivalry between the green bay packer and the kansas city cheifs.
  • The Inauguration of Ronald Reagan

    The Inauguration of Ronald Reagan
    When ronald regan was sworn into presidency. ronald reagen was a great president and helped our nation succeed. He reduce tax rates to incouragge economic growth, our nation flourished when he was president. He was a great influence in america and a great leader. He helped the economy by cutting taxes and promoting jobs. He was a genius and a great president.
  • The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle

    The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle
    The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle was a horrible disaster in american history. It is important because 7 men died and The US lost billions of dollors in equipment and reaserch.
  • Birthday

    Birthday
    The day when i was born. It is important becuase if it werent for this day i woulnt exist.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    Terrorist attack on the world trade centers in NYC. The were important because the were pretty much the start of the war between america and iraq. The terrist flew two comercial air planes into the trade center and almost 300 lives were lost in the event. They also flew a plane into the pentagon but the whole thing wasnt destroyed becuase it so huge. The fourth flight was headed towards the capital building but no one is sure if tha was there specific target.
  • The birth of Lila Albertson

    The birth of Lila Albertson
    The day Lila Albertson was born. It is important to me becuase she is my little sister and she is a huge influence on how i live my life.
  • The First Inauguration of Barrack Obama

    The First Inauguration of Barrack Obama
    The First Inauguration of Barrack Obama is important because he was americas first black presiden and that set a huge milestone im american history. He is a member of the democratic party and his vice president is joe biden. Obama has had many influences on the nation both negative and positive. He has forced our nation deeper into debt but also ended the war between the united states and iraq.
  • Eagles vs Redskins 2013

    I would want to go back to last niight to watch this game becuaseit was an amazing game and i only got to watcht he second half becuase i had footbal pratice. I would want to watch this game becuase i love the eagles and it was a huge upset. every single philidelphia sports analyst choose the redskins to win and the lost 27-33, It looks like the eagles are goin to have a great season and last night was a great example oftwhat they could do.