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In History
  • Sep 15, 1215

    The Manga Carta

    The Manga Carta
    The Magna Carta (Latin for “Great Charter”) was a document that gave certain rights to the English people. King John of England agreed to it on June 15, 1215. The Magna Carta stated that the king must follow the law. He could not simply rule as he wished. It was one of the first documents to state that citizens had such rights.
  • Holy Roman Empire

    Austrain Archduke Jozef Crowed himself the Holy roman Emperor
  • stamp act

    Stamp A Congress (first congressof the American colonies) converenes in New York City to devies a unified protest against new British taxation
  • Essay on women

    John Wilkes thrown out of English House of Commons for Essay on Women
  • The Sugar Act

    On April 5, 1764, Parliament passed a modified version of the Sugar and Molasses Act (1733), which was about to expire. Under the Molasses Act colonial merchants had been required to pay a tax of six pence per gallon on the importation of foreign molasses. But because of corruption, they mostly evaded the taxes and undercut the intention of the tax — that the English product would be cheaper than that from the French West Indies. This hurt the British West Indies market in molasses.
  • Quartering Act

    Britainenacts Quartering Act,required colonist to provied temporary housing to British solders
  • American Medical college

    1st North American Medical college opens in Philadelphia
  • HMS victory

    HMS Victory launched ;Admiral Nelsons flagship at Trafalgar,40years laater
  • Liberty Tree

    Massachusetts colonist challenge British rule by a liberty tree
  • Declaration of rights

    Stamp Act Congress meets in New York City,writes the Declaration og rights and Grievances
  • stamp act in effact

    Stamp Act goed into effactin British colonies
  • refuse to pay

    People of Frederick County Marland refuse to payBritish Stamp Act
  • The Boston massacre

    The Boston massacre
    British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by a mob in Boston. The event was heavily publicized by leading Patriots such as Paul Revere and Samuel Adams.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American colonies and the British authorities,
  • The Revolutionary War begins

    The Revolutionary War (1775-83), also known as the American Revolution, arose from growing tensions between residents of Great Britain’s 13 North American colonies and the colonial government, which represented the British crown.
  • Gorge Washington's cossing of the Delaware river

    George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25–26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against Hessian forces in Trenton, New Jersey, on the morning of December 21
  • The Constitution

    Written in 1787, ratified in 1788, and in operation since 1789, the United States Constitution is the world’s longest surviving written charter of government. Its first three words – “We The People” – affirm that the government of the United States exists to serve its citizens.
  • The fist amendment

    The amendment was adopted in 1791 along with nine other amendments that make up the Bill of Rights – a written document protecting civil liberties under U.S. law. The meaning of the First Amendment has been the subject of continuing interpretation and dispute over the yearsThe amendment was adopted in 1791 along with nine other amendments that make up the Bill of Rights
  • Whig Party Downfall and Legacy

    the mid-1850s, tensions were mounting within the party over the divisive issue of slavery as the country expanded into new territory. The last straw was the signing of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, which overturned the Missouri Compromise and allowed each territory to decide for itself whether it would be a slave state or free. Alarmed, anti-slavery Whigs spun off to found the Republican Party in 1854
  • The death of Abraham Lincoln

    While watching a play Abraham shot in the back of his head by John Wilkes Booth
  • The Assassination Of William McKinley

    Although McKinley enjoyed meeting the public, Cortelyou was concerned with his security due to recent assassinations by anarchists in Europe One man in the crowd, Leon Czolgosz, hoped to assassinate McKinley. He had managed to get close to the presidential podium, but did not fire, uncertain of hitting his target.[203] Czolgosz, after hearing a speech by anarchist Emma Goldman in Cleveland, had decided to do something he believed would advance the cause.
  • Wight Brothers Plane

    The Brothers made the the first heavier than air plane witch they flew at Kitty Hawk N.C.
  • Teddy Roosevelts 2nd inauguration

  • earthquake leaves 500 dead

    San Franciso earthquake leaves 500 daed or missing and destorys abiut 4 sq mi of the city
  • William H Taft becomes the 27th president of the usa

    William Howard Taft is inaugurated as the 27th president. and his wife planted 80 Japanese cheery trees along the banks of the Potomac River
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson is inguratedas the 28th president
  • seventeenth Amendment

    seventennth amendment to the Constition is ratified providing for the direct election of U.S. senators by popular vote rather than by the state legislatures
  • WW1

    World War I pitted Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire against Great Britain, the United States, France, Russia, Italy and Japan. New military technology resulted in unprecedented carnage. By the time the war was over and the Allied Powers claimed victory, more than 16 million people—soldiers and civilians alike—were dead. the war started Jul 28, 1914 to Nov 11, 1918
  • Panama Canal Opens to traffic

  • flu

    worldwide influenza epidemic strikes by 1920 nearly 20 millon people are dead in U.S.500,oo0 perish
  • Telephone Service

    First long distance Telephone service between New York and San Francisco is demonstrated
  • Woodrow Wilson 2 Term

  • first women in the house of representatives

    Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first women elected to the U.S.house of representatives
  • 18th amendment

    to the Constitution is ratified prohibiting the manufacture sale and transportation of liquor it is later repleaded by the twenty-First amendment in 1933
  • nineteenth amendment

    to the Constitution is ratified granting women the wright to vote
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, just before 08:00, on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941.
  • The Cold War begins

    Americans had long been wary of Soviet communism and concerned about Russian leader Joseph Stalin’s tyrannical rule of his own country. For their part, the Soviets resented the Americans’ decades-long refusal to treat the USSR as a legitimate part of the international community as well as their delayed entry into World War II, which resulted in the deaths of tens of millions of Russians. After the war ended, these grievances ripened into an overwhelming sense of mutual distrust and enmity.
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    The Korean war began on June 25, 1950, when some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the 38th parallel, the boundary between the Soviet-backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south. This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War. By July, American troops had entered the war on South Korea’s behalf. As far as American officials were concerned,
  • Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 1 month, 4 days confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union
  • The Killing of JFK

    On November 22, 1963, the president and his wife landed in Dallas; he had spoken in San Antonio, Austin and Fort Worth the day before. From the airfield, the party then traveled in a motorcade to the Dallas Trade Mart, the site of Jack’s next speaking engagement. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., as the motorcade was passing through downtown Dallas, shots rang out; Kennedy was struck twice, in the neck and head, and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a nearby hospital.
  • The death of MLK

    On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was assassinated. He was fatally shot while standing on the balcony of a motel in Memphis, where King had traveled to support a sanitation workers’ strike. In the wake of his death, a wave of riots swept major cities across the country, while President Johnson declared a national day of mourning.
  • Space Shuttle Challenger disaster

    he Space Shuttle Challenger disaster was a fatal incident in the United States' space program that occurred on January 28, 1986, when the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members aboard. The crew consisted of five NASA astronauts, and two payload specialists killing all 7 crew members
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 was a pivotal event in world history which marked the falling of the Iron Curtain and the start of the fall of communism in Eastern and Central Europe. The fall of the inner German border took place shortly afterward
  • xtreme advances in technology

    with the World Wide Web, the first gene therapy trial, and the first designer babies all emerging in 1990 and being improved and built upon throughout the decade.
  • Hurricane Andrew

    a category 5 hurricane kills 65 people and caused $26billion dollors in damge to Flordia and other ares of the U.Ss. gulfcoast and will be the coastliest natural disaster untill Hurricane Katrina in 2005
  • 1992 Los Angeles riots

    The 1992 Los Angeles riots, sometimes called the 1992 Los Angeles uprising, were a series of riots and civil disturbances that occurred in Los Angeles County in April and May 1992. Wikipedia
    Dates: Apr 29, 1992 – May 4, 1992
    Arrested: 12,111
    Location: Los Angeles County, CA
    Total number of deaths: 63
    Injuries: 2,383
    Methods: Looting, Assault, Arson, Protest, Property damage, AK-47, Shootout, Riot
  • 1993 World Trade Center bombing

    1993 World Trade Center bombing
  • Storm of the century

    The 1993 Storm of the Century was a large cyclonic storm that formed over the Gulf of Mexico on March 12, 1993. The storm was unique and notable for its intensity, massive size, and wide-reaching effects; at its height, the storm stretched from Canada to Honduras
  • 1992 United States presidential election

    The 1992 United States presidential election was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1992. Democratic Governor Bill Clinton of Arkansas defeated incumbent Republican President George H. W. Bush, independent businessman Ross Perot of Texas, and a number of minor candidates
  • Oklahoma City bombing

    The Oklahoma City bombing was a domestic terrorist truck bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, on April 19, 1995.
  • The attacks of 9/11

    On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., a
  • I-40 bridge disaster.

    The I-40 bridge disaster was a bridge collapse that occurred southeast of Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, United States at 7:45 a.m. on May 26, 2002. Freight barges being transported on the Arkansas River collided with a pier supporting the Interstate 40 road bridge crossing the river.
  • The Department of Homeland Security is established

  • Hurricane Rita

    Hurricane Rita hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, devastating areas near Beaumont, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Ninth Ward of New Orleans re-floods since Katrina, and Mississippi and Alabama are also affected. There are 97 (up to 125) dead and $12 billion in damages.
  • Westroads Mall massacre:

    A gunman opens fire with a semi-automatic rifle at an Omaha, Nebraska mall, killing eight people before taking his own life. ... Dec 11 Two car bombs go off at the Constitutional Court building in Algiers and the United Nations office. An estimated 45 people are killed in the bombings.
  • 2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak

    The 2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak was a deadly tornado outbreak which affected the Southern United States and the lower Ohio Valley on February 5 and 6, 2008.
  • Air France Flight 447

    en route from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Paris, crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 228 on board. June 11 – The outbreak of the H1N1 influenza strain, commonly referred to as "swine flu", is deemed a global pandemic.
  • The death of Osama Bin laden

    On May 1, 2011, American soldiers killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden at his compound near Islamabad, Pakistan. Intelligence officials believe bin Laden was responsible for many deadly acts of terrorism, including the 1998 bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center. He had been on the FBI’s “most wanted” list for more than a decade.
  • Immigration crisis

    : In President Donald Trump’s second year in office, the issue of immigration became an even bigger flashpoint for controversy. In January, the federal government briefly shut down over the fate of an Obama-era program deferring deportation for immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children.