United States History Class Timeline 2013-2014

By YangHTN
  • The Years of the Revolutionary War

    The Years of the Revolutionary War
    The Years of the Revolutionary War was between the 13 colonies and Great Britain, the 13 colonies were fighting for independence from Great Britain because they didn't want to be ordered around the King of Britain. The Revolutionary War started on April 19th, 1775 - Sepember 3th 1783, lasting the war about 8 years. This is important because if the 13 colonies hadn't have won the war then we citizens here in the U.S. wouldn't have been here or have the freedom to do so.
  • The Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    The Signing of the Declaration of Independence
    The Signing of the Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 congressional delegates which it was a document of the people having freedom, liberty, independence, and rights. This happened on July 4th, 1776 when the document was finished and the people declared for their freedom. This is important event because this is where the United States got their freedom and rights.
  • Ratification of the United States Constitution

    Ratification of the United States Constitution
    The Ratification of the United States Constitution was about to create a new government then fix the governement they have, it also goes under the Articles of Conferadation as the independence from Great Britain. This happened on Sepember 17th, 1787 where a Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is important because it was also talked about the slavery and slavery trade and also about how the government should work to the powers of the branches.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was made from France because farmers needed to use the New Orleans port to move products. The purchase of the Louisiana Territory doubled the size of the USA and gave the country total control of the Mississippi River for trade. "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 345-346
  • The Lewis and Clark Journey

    The Lewis and Clark Journey
    The Lewis and Clark Journey was an expedition requested from President Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Territory. The journey took the Americans along the Mississippi River, then to the Columbia River, and to the Pacific Ocean. The expedition made advanced maps to the Americans traveling west. "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 348-349
  • Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion
    One most famous violent and bloodiest slave rebellion was Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion. In Southampton County, Virginia, Turner and his relbellious group killed 55 White Virginians. The White Southerners were afraid of this rebellion, which made slavery in the South harsher than before. "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 376
  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution was about Texans protesting against Mexico of the Mexican Government did to them. The Battle of the Alamo went in the favor of the Texans, who defeated the Mexicans. After the battle, the Texans got their freedom to Texas, which the independent state was named the "Lone Star Republic." "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 437 - 431
  • The Trail of Tears

    The Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was about the Indian Removal Act, where the Native Americans had to move away. The Cherokee tribe protested in court, but Jackson did not approve this decision, about more than 10,000 Cherokee people walk on foot and about a quarter of them die along the way. The story of the Cherokee changed the ways between the Americans and Indians. "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 403 - 407
  • The California Gold Rush

    The California Gold Rush
    The California Gold Rush was about people around the United States or in different races came to find gold. James Marshall was the first person to find the first gold nugget. The California Gold Rush changed the economy and the nation's history. "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 439-440
  • The Fugitive Slave Act

    The Fugitive Slave Act
    The Fugitive Slave Act was made for the White Southerner farmers to reterive their "property," which were slaves, that escape to the North from the South. Some Whites were paid to get the slave(s) back without a warrant and to capture other free slaves. This law enraged the Northerners, which made the abolitionist movement have a stronger effect in the North. "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 478, 480, 485
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom's Cabin was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, an abolitionist writer, due to the Fugitive Slave Act. Uncle Tom's Cabin increased the anger in the abolitionist movement in the North because the novel tells the readers how slavery is cruel and horrible to each and every slave. In the South, the White Southerners were against the novel becuase the things in the novel were true and the farmers did not want their "property" to be taken away. "McDougal Littell, American History" Page 485
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    The Civil War

  • Battle of Gettysburg Day 1

    Battle of Gettysburg Day 1
  • Battle of Gettysburg Day 2

    Battle of Gettysburg Day 2
  • The Battle of Gettysburg Day 3

    The Battle of Gettysburg Day 3
  • The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln was about an actor named John Wilkes Booth was planning to kill Lincoln because of an exange of trading prisoners wasn't allowed anymore and Lincoln wanted the Black slaves to be equal with the Whites. When Lincoln was shot, he was in Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. while watching "Our American Cousin" on April 14, 1865. This is important because Lincoln was supporting the slaves into equally and it also caused an effect of the people from the north.
  • The Years of World War 1

    The Years of World War 1
    The Years of World War 1 was a war between the countries mostly around Europe when it first started, mostly it invovled the Germans, the Russians, and the French. The wor happened on July 28th 1914 - November 11th 1918 the war lasted for 4 years. This is important because World War 1 was one of the 55th deadliest events in world history because of the fights of revloutions in other countries.
  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash of 1929
    The Stock Market Crash of 1929 was about the stock market having people buying stocks, storging their money there and one day the stock market was suffering from a mini crash, effecting the stock market. This happened on October 24th, 1929 the morning of "Black" Thursday, at the New York Exchange on Wall Street.This is important because of the stock market caused an effect on the people, which rumors said that some committed suicide because of the effect.
  • The Years of World War 2

    The Years of World War 2
    The Years of World War 2 was between two military alliances called "Allies" and "Axis" which was moslty included with the nations around the world. There was over more than 30 contries and 100 million of people in World War 2. The war started on September 1th, 1939 - Sepember 2th, 1945, lasting for 6 years. This is important because World War 2 caused about thousands of civilans and soldiers died in the war, making World War 2 the most deadliest event in history.
  • Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor
    In the morning of the Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the Japanese send a surprise air attack there. After about two hours of the cause the air attack, the bombs blowed up the ships and destorying the aircrafts along with 2,400 people killed. This happened on December 7, 1941, in the morning of the U.S. Naval base at Peral Harbor in Hawaii at 7 am when the Japanese bombed the harbor. This is important because not only that the Pearl Harbor got hit, but some other states also got hit with the bombs.
  • The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

    The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
    The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima was about the United States bombed Hiroshima, Japan using an atomic bomb, that had about 20,000 TNT inside destorying 3/4 of Hiroshima, killing thousands of citizens. This happened on 8:15 the morning of August 6th, 1945, with three days later the U.S. bombed again but on Nagasaki when Hiroshima was trying to recover from the atomic bomb. This is important because this was around World War 2 and the bombing was for Japan is surrender to the war.
  • The Years of the Korean War

    The Years of the Korean War
    The Years of the Korean War was a fight between the North and South of Korera, the South was supported by the United Nations and the North was supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union. The war started on June 25th 1950 - July 26 1953, lasting the war about 3 years. This is important because the North and South of Korera are still arguing between the border line about government issues between them.
  • The Years of the Vietnam War

    The Years of the Vietnam War
    The Years of the Vietam War was against Vietnam and the U.S. the purpose of this war was to stop a commusist to take over the south of Vietnam, but the Vietnam had victory in the war. The war started on November 1th 1955 - April 20th 1975, lasting about 19 years of war. This is important because it had an effect of the people who lived in Vietnam or near, had to move away or flee to get away from the war.
  • The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

    The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy
    The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy was about Kennedy's first speech of being the 35th president of the U.S.A. his speech was about getting the country to get going up again. This happened on January 20th, 1961 in Washington D.C., Kennedy became the most youngest person and first to be elected because he was born from the 20th century.This is important because his speech was to motivate and challenge the young people of America to help.
  • The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics

    The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Comics was about a fictonal character hero named Spider-Man in comic books, made by Marvel Comics. Wen the comics of Spider-Man came out in the 1960's but the first comic that was published was in August, 1962. This is important because Spider-Man became a hit for the comics of Marvel Comics and was one of the teen young hero to work alone as in he had to find out his power on his own with no one to teach him.
  • The March on Washington

    The March on Washington
    On the March of Washington was a major event of the Civial Rights Movement where Doctor Martin Luther Jr. had his famous speech, "I have a dream". This happened in the morning of ... on August 28, 1963. This is an important event because this is speech was the major movement of the Civil Rights Movement for tht Black Americans.
  • 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 was about the first professional American football game, which later on became as the Super Bowl. This game was on January 15th, 1967, in the stadium of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles. At the near end of the game the Packers won against the Chiefs 10-35. This is important because it's entertainment for the football fans, mostly watch the game in the stadium or TV and it's the major game to watch football.
  • The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan

    The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan
    The First Inauguration of Ronald Reagan was about Reagen becoming the 40th President of the U.S.A. With that, 52 Amercians that were held as hostages in Iran were released when Reagen was giving his address of being President. This happened on January 20th, 1981 and it was held on the west front of the U.S. Capital Building. Ths is important because soldiers got to come back home from being held as hostages and Reagen is the new President to run the country.
  • The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle

     The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle
    The Explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle was about an explosive of a space shuttle was an a mission going into space. Before the explosive happened, the launch was lifted off on a cold morning at 11:38 am, on January 28th, 1986. What caused the shuttle to explode was that a joint wasn't sealed tight causing the cold air to come in the shuttle and weakening an external tank, blowing it up. This is important because 7 people in the shuttle died of the exploisve and a day of mistakes for NASA.
  • My Birthday

    My Birthday
    June 1th 2000 is my birthday, this past June 1st, I turned 13.
  • When the Twin Towers fell (9/11)

    When the Twin Towers fell (9/11)
    Before the Twin Towers fell a jet crashed into the towers, causing the towers to blow up, melting one of the towers in half, making blsck smoke and the other tower blowed in half. It happened on 8:46 am in the morning of September 11 in New York City. It is important event to remember because thousands of people died in this fall of the Twin Towers, causing a major difference to the world.
  • The First Inauguration of Barack Obama

    The First Inauguration of Barack Obama
    The First Inauguration of Barack Obama was about Obama becoming the 44th president of the United States of America, his speech of helping out the home challenges of the need and poor. This happened on January 20th, 2009 in Washington D.C., it was also the 200th anniverasy of Abraham Lincoln's birthday. This is important because Obama was the first Black American to because President of the U.S. and also while giving his speech he used Lincoln's words for the support of his speech and to Lincoln.
  • The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Action Comics

    The First Appearance of Spider-Man in Action Comics was about a young fictioncal hero named Spider-Man, who joined the Fantastic Four and the Avengers, in the Marvel Comics. When Spider-Man joined the most Marvel super squads, it was in the 2010s. This is important because if Spider-Man wasn't in with the other superheroes then maybe it would be less popular and less exciting to read because it would be cool if all of the superheroes got to team up and fight against the enemy.
  • An Important Event from My Life

    An Important Event from My Life
    An important event from my life when my baby brother was born. This is an important day to me because having another brother is special to me, even though I'm the only girl in the family and wishing for a sister, but I still love my brothers. This is special to me because I'm closer to my baby brother than my other brothers.