United States History Class Timeline 2013-2014

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    The years of the Revolutionary War

  • Signing of the Declaration of Indepence

    Signing of the Declaration of Indepence
    This is when the four founding fathers signed the Declaration of Indepence. This is how we got the holiday called the 4th of July.
  • Ratification of the United States Constitution

    Ratification of the United States Constitution
    The Constitution was laid out for the United States Congress on Septemeber 20th. It toke the Congress two days 26 and 27 to debate wiether or not it would become the new law of the land.
  • The Lousiana Purchase

    The Lousiana Purchase
    Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from Napolean. Jefferson hiredd Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase. Jefferson bought the Louisiana Purchase so that the farmers would be able to get their products through the New Orleans port.(McDougal/ Littel, 344)
  • The Lewis and Clark Exploration

    The Lewis and Clark Exploration
    Jefferson wanted Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisana Territory. He hired them to described the landscape, plants, and animals. Jefferson also wanted Lewis and Clark to create good relations with the Native Americans. Since Lewis and Clark would be going through Natives territory they would need a Native American to talk to other tribes and to show Lewis and Clark short cuts. Lewis and Clark got the Native American woman named Sacagawea that would help them get through the Louisana Territory.
  • Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion
    Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion is important in history because he led one of the most famous rebellions, he struck fear throughout the South, and Turner’s rebellion made Virginia considering about ending slavery in Virginia.
  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution
    Some Texans talked about breaking away from Mexico. Texas wanted to be a self-governing state but Mexico would not allow it. The eastern side of the Untied States and Texans decided to declare Texas a a free and independent republic. (McDougal/ Littell,429)
  • The Donner Party

    A group of
  • The War with Mexico

    The War with Mexico
    The trouble with mexico started when Texas and Mexico could not agree with an offical border. Polk sent an interpruter go and ask Mexico if they would sell New Mexico, Texas, and California for $30 million dollars, Mexico refused the offer. Mexico crossed Rio Grande and ambushed American territory and shed blodd on American soil. Then Congress declared war. The Americans won the war because Santa Anna retreated.
  • The California Gold RUSH

    The California Gold RUSH
    If you went to California to look for gold then you would be called a forty-niner. When the word got out about gold being in California everyone from around the world came to find gold. The gold rush got so bad that some people even killed other people for more gold. Once the (McDougal/ Littell,438)
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    During an election in 1855 in the Kansas Territory there was more proslavery people than antislavery people. One of Kansas’s neighboring states Missouri sent about five thousand of its residents to Kansas and those residents voted illegally. John Brown led a group of seven men into a massacre which ended up making antislavery and proslavery go into war and that war lasted for three years and the war’s name was Bleeding Kansas.
  • The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    John Wilkes Booth fatally shot President Lincoln at the Ford's Theatere. It was only five days after the Confederate General surrendered ending The American Civil War.
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    The begging of world war 1

  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash of 1929
    This is when the stock market crashed in 1929. It also caused the 10 year " Great Depression".
  • the first apperance of Superman in action comics

    the first apperance of Superman in action comics
    The Action Comic that had the first appearance of SUPERMAN was stored inside of a movie magazine for the past 50 years. Vincent Zurzolo said that it was the "holy grail of holy grails."
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    Years of World War 2

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    This was the first attack on the United States from Japan.
  • To read about when Krypto the superdog got his powers

    To read about when Krypto the superdog got his powers
    I would go back in time to read about Krypto the Superdog and how he got his powers. Krypto was Superman's canine friend.
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    The Vietnam War

  • Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

    Inauguration of John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th United States President. He was the youngest canidate elected for president. He went into politics because his older brother wanted to but he died so John toke his place instead.
  • the first time Spiderman appeared in comics

    the first time Spiderman appeared in comics
    The first Spider-man comic had 36 pages. In the comic the charcaters were Spider-man [Peter Parker] and the Fantastic Four. The comic book was published on March 1963.
  • Super Bowl 1

    Super Bowl 1
    The then-owner of the Chiefs daughter had a "super ball" that could bounce off the sidewalks and go over houses. That's how the super bowl got its name. The winners of the first super bowl was the Green Bay Packers 35-10.
  • The Inaugration of Ronald Regan

    The Inaugration of Ronald Regan
    This was the first time that Ronald Regan was inaugration to being the 40th president.
  • The March on Washington

    The March on Washington
    The March on Washington was about the civil rights for black Americans. Many famous people were there that either sang a song or gave a speech like Dr. Matin Luther King. Martin Luther King gave his great "I have a Dream" speech. He was the last person to talk and every single person that was there in the begging stayed for the end.
  • The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle

    The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle
    The Challenger Space Shuttle exploded 73 seconds after it had liftoff. There were seven astronauts on The Challenger and two were females and 5 were men.
  • My Birthday

    My Birthday
    The day I was born. I was born in Ephrata Hospital.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    This was when terrorist decided to crash a plane in to The Twin Towers. The Twin Towers were locaated in New York City, New York. About 3,000 people died out of 3 million people. This caused a lot of rage and depression over flowed the United States .
  • The First inaguration of Barack Obama

    The First inaguration of Barack Obama
    In President Obama's sppech like the others it had sweeping pledges and Obama also called to the people to lift the nation's spirits. President Obama also really cares about his family and the family dog Bo.
  • The first wedding I was in

    The first wedding I was in
    This was my aunt and uncle's wedding I was the flower girl. I was only nine years old when they got married. The church they got married at was called Little Britian Church. It was the happiest day of my life.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    The novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” got into details about what a slave family goes through every day, what it is like on a slave plantation, and what happens in slave’s cabins. When the abolitionist read the story they were furious and they protested. The abolitionist ended up having a movement to make it clear that they wanted to end slavery.