United States History Class Timeline 2013-2014

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    The Revolutionary War

    This war was the war that freed America from Britian. The Americans went up against the most powerful army on the planet and won. This is one of the most important war because it is why we are free.
  • The Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    The Signing of the Declaration of Independence
    This marks the day when the Declaration of Independence was signed. The Declaration of Independence was how America declared its freedom from England. This is one of the most important documents in history.
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    Ratification of the United States Constitution

    This is the time period when the Constitution was Ratified. The procces took three years. Every state had to agree to it.
  • The Lousiana Purchase

    The Lousiana Purchase
    The Lousiana Purchase is when Tomas Jefforson bought a huge amount of land that doubled the size of america. The purchase opeaned up the Mississipi River for american use.This is very important to American history because the purchase doubled the size of the country and made the Mississipi River open for use by americans.
    -American History by McDougal Littell, pages 344,335-351, 346.
  • The Lewis and Clarck Journey

    The Lewis and Clarck Journey
    This journey is when Lewis acd Clark went out into the unknown west to explore it. They made a huge amount of discoerys. The trip took 2 years. This was important to American history because they were able to make accurate maps and guids of the west so Americans could move out west. This greatly help with expasion of Americans.
    -American History By McDougal Littell, pages 345, 346-349
  • Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion
    Nat Turners Rebellion took place in Southamption county, Virginia. Nat Turner led rebel slave to kill anywhere from 55 to 65 people. This was the largest amount of deaths caused by a slave uprising. The is imporant because it cause laws to be made that slave could not have an education.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat_Turner's_slave_rebellion)
  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution
    Austin wrote a letter to Mexico City with some demands but got jaid for planning to break away. The Mexicans sent soilders to capture a cannon from the texans. The texas fought back and won. The Mexiacans sent more troops to mexico and the texans fought back. This was important because it was what started the Mexican- American War.
    -American History By McDougal Littell, pages 429-431
  • Mexican-American war

     Mexican-American war
    This war is the war when the U.S rebelled from Mexico. The war was one ear and the U.S won. The U.S then had control of several new states. This is importan because it is what gave America multiple states and further expanded America.
    -American History By McDougal Littell, pages 434-437, 478, 483, 503.
  • The Donner Party

    The Donner Party
    The Donner Party was a fimily whou got stranded under five feet of snow. They were stuck for months and even started to eat each other when food ran out. This was important because it proved to other pioners how dangerous it was to go out west and try shortcuts.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donner_Party
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    The Gold Rush was one of the greatest migrations . People from all over the world came to california for a chance to be rich. The gold rush boosted the ecomomy of California by a lot. This was important because it greatly improved California's economy and greatly populated the state af California.
    -American History By McDougal Littell, pages 438, 439-441
  • The Fugitive Slave Act

    The Fugitive Slave Act
    The Fugitive Slave Act became a law during the Compromise of 1850. It made it so any runaway slave, when caught, must return to their masters with no arrest warrent or jury trail. This was important because it drew more people to the abolistionist cause.
    (American History by McDougal page 480)
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom's Cabin is a novel that was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It is a book about a slave's life and was against slavery. "The book helped lay the groundwork for the civil war" said Will Kaufman. This book was important because it helped the abolistionist movement grow.
    (Page 480 of McDougal Littell's American History.
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    The Civil War

  • Day One of the Battle of Gettysburg

    Day One of the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Day Two of the Battle of Gettysburg

    Day Two of the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Day Three of the Battle of Gettysburg

    Day Three of the Battle of Gettysburg
  • The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    This is the day when Abraham Lincoln was killed. Abrahame was our 16th president. We was killed by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater.
  • The first lightbulb.

    The first lightbulb.
    This was when the first lightbulb was made. It is the reason we have lights everywhere. I would like to go back in time to see the people's faces when they see a lightbulb.
  • The first coca-cola

    The first coca-cola
    This is when the first coca-cola was sold. It is one of the most famous soda in the world. I would love to go back in time and taste the original.
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    World war 1

    More on World War 1World war one was also known as the great war. The United states joined with the allied powers in 1917. The Allied powers had won in 1918 by using machine guns, tanks and chemical weapons.
  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

     The Stock Market Crash of 1929
    This is when the stock marked crashed. The crash was one of the main cause of the great deppression. The crash left alot of people unemployed.
  • The First Appearance of Superman in Action Comics

    The First Appearance of Superman in Action Comics
    This was the first Superman comic. The super hero super is still extremly popular today and had a movie made about called the man of steel recently. The first superman comic sold for ove two million dollars recently but only sold for ten cents back in 1938.
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    The Years of World War II

    World War 2 was when Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party wanted world domination. This war took more lives and caused more damage than any other war. Over 6 million Jews were murderd in the holocost.
  • Japan Attacks the US Navy at Pearl Harbor

    Japan Attacks the US Navy at 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.
  • The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

    The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
    This marks the day when the United States became the first country to use an atomic bomb. The bomb was dropped to end world war 2 faster and to avoid heavy american causalities. Mast people think that this is what started the cold war.
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    The Years of the Korean War

    The Korean War was often called "the cold war". The United States joined on South Korea's behalf. Many people feared that this would be "World War 3".
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnaum war was to prevent the sprrad of comunism. The american soilder often got frusterated because of how many people cold be threats. Women and children ofted made traps or did suicide runs. The U.S pulled out when they lost the support of the U.S people.
  • The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

    The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy
    This is the day when President John F. Kennedy was Inagurated. He was our 35th president. He was later assassinated in 1963.
  • The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics

    The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics
    This is when the first comic book with Spider-Man was sold. Spider-Man is still a very popular superhero and is many peoples favorite hero. The first comic (the amazing fanasty #15) is worth over one million dollars.
  • The March On Washington

    The March On Washington
    The march on washington was a major march for the cival rights movement. This is also when Martin Luther King Jr gave his famous "I have a dream speech". The speech was a huge step forward for the civil rights movement.
  • 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
    This was the day of the first ever Super Bowl. The game was between the Greenbay Packers and the Kanas City Chiefs. The Super Bowl games are still going on today.
  • Miami dolphins 1972 season.

    Miami dolphins 1972 season.
    This was when the Miami Dolphins had the first perfect season in nfl history. This set the record for the most wins in a seasons and still never been beaten. I would like to time travel to this time and bet a hole lot of money on the dolphins having a perfect season. I would be rich.
  • The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan

    The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan
    January 20th was the day when Ronald Reagan was inaugurated to be president. He was president for 8 years. He was our 40th president.
  • The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle

    The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle
    This is the day when the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded 73 seconds after liftoff. The explosion killed all seven crew members. This is NASA's darkest tragedy.
  • My Birthday

    My Birthday
    My birth
  • 9/11

    9/11
    9/11 was a scary day for all americans. It was the day when terrorist hijacked multiple airplanes and flew them into the twin towers. 9/11 is one of the main reasons that america killed Osama Bin Laden.
  • My brothers birthday

    This is when my brother was born. This is important to me bacause he his my only brother. He just turned ten and he is the best brother ever.
  • The First Inauguration of Barrack Obama

    The First Inauguration of Barrack Obama
    This is the day when president Barack Obama was Inaugurated for the first time. He was the first African-American president in america. The Inauguration had the largest attendence of any event in U.S history.