US and Arizona History

  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The Was of 1812 was the war the the US was fighting against The English empire and was really the American War of Independence. The US was doing all that they could to gain indepenence from Great Britan.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo brought the end to the Mexican-American War. The US was to pay Mexico for the land that they were to take and will now be part of the US.
  • Founer of Phoemix

    Founer of Phoemix
    Jack Swilling Jack Swilling founded Phoenix in 1867. He was a pioneer and traveled around until he settled down in Phoenix, AZ. It is hard to think of the great city that we know of Phonix to be now to be anything like what Jack Swilling came and found when he first settled here. Back then this would have been the wild west with cow boys riding in the wide open spaces.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclsion Act was put in place after the recent events that took place cuasing the US to fear and quickly judge the Chinese. This act had a very large impact on the imigration of the Chinese to the US and changed the ideas of the Chinese Americans that where living in the US. Times became very hard of the Chinese Americans at this peroid of time.
  • Plessy vs Ferguson

    Plessy vs Ferguson
    This court case came to the conclusion that segregation was constitutional as long as everything was considered seporate but equal.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    From the Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris was signed, the war ended and this gave the US control over Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.
  • Arizona became a State

    Arizona became a State
    Graph of the 50 statesArizona was the 48th state to be admitted into the Union. It is of no serprise that the land would not be as of much value to many of the other states because of the climate and land of AZ.
  • Women gained the Right to Vote

    Women gained the Right to Vote
    AZ women voting Women at this periof of time were working for equal rights and states we granting the right to vote at different times. In Arizona women had the right to vote in 1912 which was sooner then many other states.
  • THE ROARING ’20s

    THE ROARING ’20s
    Shamrock Farms The Roaring 20's was a big and great time in the US. Everything was booming and buisness was great. Shamrock Farms was founded in 1922 and is still one of the comanies that AZ is known for.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    This was a very hard time for Americans all over the US and here in AZ. This was caused from the over farming of the land and the drout that came soon after. It was very hard for all of the poeple who were living off the land, which was many people at this time.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    This court case stated and came to the conclusion that having different schools for black and white students unconstitutional. This started a major change in the way the education was for African Americans, and that segregation was not right.
  • Civics Right Act

    Civics Right Act
    This Act plays a large rule in the discrimination of our country. This stated and words to end the discrimination against racial, ethnic, national and religious minorities, and also women. This Act also played a large role in the education system and how the people will be taught and offered an education.
  • Bilingual Education Act (BEA)

    Bilingual Education Act (BEA)
    The Bilingual Education Act (BEA) took place and stated that states that have much ELLs in the classroom can use Multi languages to teach in the classroom if it will help the students learn and better understand what they are learning.
  • First Hispanic Governor of AZ

    First Hispanic Governor of AZ
    AZ GovernRaul Castro became Arizona’s first Hispanic governor. He made history being the 14th governor of AZ and the first of which to be Histpanic.
  • No Child Left Behind

    No Child Left Behind
    This Act was put in place to try and make sure that people are being held accountable for the students that they are working with in the classroom. This offers federal funding to help schools that are showing improvment in testing.
  • Lau vs Nichols

    Lau vs Nichols
    This court case was based from Chinese Americans that were not getting the help that was needed for them in schools becuase of the language differences that where there between the students and the teachers. The students were falling behind and not moving forward in their education.