United States History Class Timeline 2013-2014

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    The Years of the Revolutionary War

  • The signing of the Declaration of Independance

    The signing of the Declaration of Independance
    The Declaration of Independance was signed on augest 2nd 1776. The declaration declared that Great Britan and Virginia were independant countries. Its important because it meant freedom to the people and peace amongst the countries.
  • Ratification of the United States Constitution

    Ratification of the United States Constitution
    The United States Constitution was ratified. It was ratified on June, 21st, 1788. Its important because it meant that other states thought it was a good idea and chose to follow it too.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was made by Thomas Jefferson. He made a purchase of 15 million dollars for the land of the Mississippi River. This helped the people that grew crops ancd other things to sell them and transport them across the Mississippi. It also gave them land.(Mc,Dougal/Littell 345-349)
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    The Lewis and Clark expedition.

    When the Louisiana purchase was made, there had to me some explorers sent out to explore the land and map it out. Thats why they sent Lewis and Clark, fine friends, to explore the west. (McDougal/Littell 348-349)
  • Nat turners slave Rebellion

    Nat turners slave Rebellion
    Nat Turner was born into slavery. He lead a group of followers into killing about 55 white men, women and children. But turner was caught and hanged. Turner's Rebellion spread fear everywhere. Whites then killed more than 200 slaves in revenge. Some states even limited freedom for slavery. It was a bad time for African Americans.
    (McDougal Littel pg 376)
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    The Texas Revolution

    The Texas revolution was a very bloody battle. The Texans wanted to be a independant nation, and so they went to battle with the mexicans.This battle is important because it explains why Texas is now and independent nation and because any people died in thzt battle.(Mc.Dougal/Littell 429-430)
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    The War with Mexico

    The war with mexico started because they could not agree with Texas on the border that was between them. It lasted for about a year. THis war is very important because if the americans didn't win, Texas wouldn't be a part of our country right now. (Mc.Dougal/ Littel 434-436)
  • The Donner Party

    The Donner Party
    The Donner Party was a group of pioneers that left their homes in order to travel to Oregon. They are known because of one mans diary. It is said that in order to survive, they had to eat others that had died in cold and starvation. This is important to see how hard it was for pioneers back in the day. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donner_Party
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    California Gold Rush

    When James Marshall found gold in the American River, he started the Gold Rush. People from america and california went there to get gold, and made the United States History as the biggest migrations.(Mc,Dougal/Littell 439-441)
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    The Fugitive Slave Act was a law passed that fugitives could be held without an arrest warrant. The Northerners were enraged because it ment that the Southerners could get their slaves even if the slave ran away to a nonslave state.(Mc.Dougal/Littell 485)
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom's Cabin was a book published by Harriet Breecher Stowe and eventually led to multiplying abolitionists. (Mc.Dougal/Littell 485)
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    Civil War

  • Battle of Gettysburg Day One

    Battle of Gettysburg Day One
  • Battle of Gettysburg Day Two

    Battle of Gettysburg Day Two
  • Battle of Gettysburg Day Three

    Battle of Gettysburg Day Three
  • The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 15th, 1865. Lincoln was killed by a man named John Wilkes Booth. This event was very important because Lincoln was a very nice man and he was presidant. He also freed the African American slaves.
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    Mark the years of World War 1

  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash of 1929
    At the stock market on October 29th, 1929, There was a devistating crash. This is very important because many people had lost loved ones.
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    The Years of World War II

  • Japans attack on pearl harbor

    Japans attack on pearl harbor
    Japan attacked pearl harbor. The attack was launched on December 7th, 1941. Its important because it was the start of the World War 2.
  • The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

    The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
    On Augest 6th, 1945, The United States dropped a bomb on Japan, Hiroshima. Its important because the United States became the first nation to drop an atomic bomb. It was also important because many people died.
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    The Years of the Korean War

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    The Years of the Vietnam War

    The Vietnam war lasted from November 1st, 1955 to April 30th, 1975. It was a big war and lasted for 20 years. Its important because many people risked their lives for saving others and many people lost their loved ones.
  • The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

    The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy was the thirty fifth presidant. He had his inauguration ceremony on January, 20th, 1961. Its very important because John F. Kennedy was a very important presidant and this was the last step until he was in history.
  • The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics

    The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics
    On March 10th, 1963, The first comic with the appearance of Spiderman was published. Its important because its very legendary and will cost alot of money. Also many people collect the spiderman comics. This day made Spiderman famous.
  • The March on Washington

    The March on Washington
    The March on Washington was a big event held in front of the Lincoln memorial. The March was on Augest 28th, 1963. I was very important because many African Americans marched for freedom, and thats were Martin Luther said his famous "I Have a Dream" speech that went down in history.
  • 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 Green Bay Packers won the Kansas City Chiefs. This event was on January, 15th, 1967. It was important because it was a win of a lifetime.
  • The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan

    The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan
    It was the First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan, our 40th presidant. It was a ceremony held on january 20th, 1981. It was very important because he was promising to try his best on being a president to the people.He was going to have a four year term.
  • The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle

    The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle
    On January, 28th, 1986, the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded 73 seconds before it lifted off. Seven people died on the Space Shuttle. This event is important because seven people died and others lost their loved ones in this terrible accidant.
  • MY Birthday

    MY Birthday
    I was born!
  • September 9/11

    September 9/11
    On the day of September,11, 2001 hijackers attacked the twin towers as a terrorist attack. Terrorists hijacked a plane and crashed it into the twin towers. This event was very important because it makes people suffer in the memory of their loved ones and all of the people that have died in this event.
  • The First Inauguration of Barrack Obama

    The First Inauguration of Barrack Obama
    The first inauguration of Obama took place on January 20th, 2009. This is very important because he is the very first Afrcan American presidant and he is giving his first inauguration. Also Obama is our presidant right now.
  • My kitten died

    My kitten died
    On Augest 31st, 2013 my kitten, Lewis, died. He was orange and was so sweet. He died of sickness. This is very important to me because he was my favorite kitten and he was so cute. I miss him.