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U.S. History 1492- 2010

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  • Sep 27, 1492

    Christopher Columbus Discovers America

    Christopher Columbus Discovers America
    Christopher Columbus was an explorer from England who lead an exploration to America to find gold and riches which was the start of a huge population to come to America.
  • Sep 27, 1497

    John Cabot Claims North America for England

    John Cabot Claims North America for England
    John Cabot was an explorer and navigator from Italy. He came to America on accidnet because he was trying to bring goods from Europe to Asia and thought it would be easier and quicker to go straight across the sea.
  • Sep 27, 1534

    Jacques Cartier Explores The Great Lakes and The St. Lawrence River

    Jacques Cartier Explores The Great Lakes and The St. Lawrence River
    Cartier was a French man who came to America on a search to look trough the Americas. He explored the great lakes and the St. Lawrence river.
  • Walter Raleigh establishes the Virginia colony from Roanoke Island

    Walter Raleigh establishes the Virginia colony from Roanoke Island
    The British explorer created the Virignia colony in 1585 which consisted of 104 people in Jamestown.
  • John Smith, explorer and founder of Jamestown

    John Smith, explorer and founder of Jamestown
    John Smith came to the "new world" and established a new colony in Jamestown, Viriginia which ended up failing later.
  • Twenty Slaves

    Twenty slaves in Virgin Africans brought to Jamestown are the first slaves imported into britain's North American Colies.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    A document the colonists put together for their rights.
  • First Public School

    First Public School
    The first public school was called the Boston Latin School and was founded by the Town of Boston.
  • First College

    First College
    Harvard University was the first college to come abouts in the United States. It came to be in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Slave trade

    Slave trade
    The slave trade was in a shape of a triangle.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    A piece of official paper that had the English peoples rights on it.
  • Ben Franklin- Lightening Rod

    Ben Franklin- Lightening Rod
    Ben Franklin was a philosopher who discovered electircity by running with an electric rod on a horse following lightnening.
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    French and Indian

    The French and Indian War is the common American name for the war between Great Britain and France in North America from 1754 to 1763.
  • Proclamation of 1763 by King George III

    Proclamation of 1763 by King George III
    King George the lll established a law stating that the frontier was closed off to colonial expansion. It was a wet blanket on the celebration of the end of the French and Indian War.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act was established to force colonists to offer their homes to British soldiers, feed them, and keep them happy.
  • Santa Clause

    Santa clause isn't real.
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    The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or the American War of Independence,[7] or simply the Revolutionary War, began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several European great powers.
  • 1776 Declaration of Independence

    1776 Declaration of Independence
    This was a document signed by many colonists stating that the colonies are free from English rule
  • Vermonts Free slaves

    Vermont was the 1st colony to free all slaves.
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    Articles of Confederation

    A document stating that all 13 states agreed that it was their first constitution and that they were the sovereign states of THe United States of America.
  • Constitution

    The official real constitution was established as a document that stated the laws of our country.
  • Deleware

    Delaware was the first state to ratify the United States constitution.
  • Pennsylvania

    Capital city: Harrisburg
    Economy: agriculture and industry
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
    "I'm From New Jersey" is the only state song that is adaptable to any municipality with a two or three syllable name.
  • Connecticut

    Capital: Hartford
    Claim to fame: Yale University
  • Georgia

    Capital City: Atlanta
    Constitution: 4th State
  • Massachusetts

    Capital: Boston
    Pilgrims sailed here on the Mayflower and landed in Salem
  • Maryland

    Capital: Annapolis
    Fun fact: State bird is the Baltimore Oriole
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    Campbell's Covered Bridge built in 1909, is the only remaining covered bridge in South Carolina. Off Hwy 14 near Gowensville.
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    Capital: Concord
  • Virginia

    The major cash crop of Virginia is tobacco and many of the people who live there earn their living from the tobacco industry.
  • New York

    New York
    Capital: New York City
    Claim to fame: New York city is one of the largest cities in teh U.S.
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    George Washington

    Greorge washington became a president in 1789
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
    Capital City: Raleigh
  • 1790 Population

    Population: 4 million
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Rhode Island is the smallest state in size in the United States. It covers an area of 1,214 square miles. Its distances North to South are 48 miles and East to West 37 miles.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The bill of rights stated granted rights of the people of the United
    States of America
  • Vermont

    Capital City: Montpelier
  • Kentucky

    The town of Murray is home to the Boy Scouts of America Scouting Museum located on the campus of Murray State University.
  • Eli Whitney- Cotten Gin

    Eli Whitney- Cotten Gin
    Eli WHitney invneted hte cotten gin which seperated cotten fiber from cottenseed which helped in the mass making production of cotten
  • 11th Ammendment

    11th Ammendment
    The 11th ammendment is The Eleventh Amendment: "judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State"
  • Tennessee

    Captial City: Nashville
    Known for having a lot of cowboys
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    John Adams

    John Adams became a president in 1797
  • 1800 Population

    5.3 million
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Ohio

    The first ambulance service was established in Cincinnati in 1865.
  • 12th Amendment

    12th Amendment
    The 12th amendment states that the president and the vice president have to have different voting ballots.
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    James Madison

    James Madison, Jr. was an American statesman and political theorist.
  • 1810 Population

    Population: 7.2 million
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    War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States of America and those of the British Empire. The Americans declared war in 1812 for several reasons.
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    William Henry Harrison

    William was only president for thirty two days before he died
  • Indiana

    Capital: Indianapolis
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    James Monroe

    Monroe was the last president who was a Founding Father of the United States.
  • Mississippi

    Capital: Jackson
  • Mississippi

    Capital: Jackson
  • Illinois

    Capital: Chicago
    Claim to fame: The windy city
  • Alabama

    Capital: Montgomery
  • Maine

    Maine is one of the only peninsula states.
  • Missouri

    Capital: Jefferson City
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    John Quincy Adams

    John served as an American diplomat, Senator, and Congressional representative.
  • Graham Cracker

    Graham Cracker
    Sylvester Graham invented the graham cracker for his vegetarian diet.
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    Andrew Jackson

    Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
  • 1830 Population

    Population: 12.8 million
  • Indian Removal Act (1838 Trail of Tears)

    Indian Removal Act (1838 Trail of Tears)
    This was passed by President Andrew Jackson. It stated that all the Indians west of the Mississippi River would be relocated to a new area.
  • Oberlin College

    Oberlin College
    This was the first college to accept women in the U.S. it was founded by John Frederick Oberlin.
  • Oberlin College- FIrst To Accept Blacks

    Oberlin College- FIrst To Accept Blacks
    This was not only the first college to accept women but also the first to accept africans and african americans. Established by John Frederick Oberlin. .
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    Texas revolution

    The Texas Revolution or Texas War of Independence was an armed conflict between Mexico and settlers in the Texas portion of the Mexican state Coahuila y Tejas. The war lasted from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836.
  • Arkansas

    Captial: Little Rock
  • U of M

    U of M
    The university of Michigan was first establised in Detroit (1817) and then moved to Ann Arbor later.
  • Michigan

    Captial: Lansing
    THe only state that's surrounded by all 5 lakes.
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    Martin Van Buren

    Matin was the 8th vice president and 8th president.
  • Vulcanized Rubber

    Vulcanized Rubber
    Charles Goodyear was making improvments to Indian rubber facrics and invented vulcanized rubber.
  • 1840 Population

    Population: 17 million
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    John Tyler

    John Tyler was the10th president elected.
  • Baseball

    Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine pleople. Baseball ws created by Alexander Cartwright.
  • Florida

    ANtoher one of the peninsula states, FLorida is known to be a great vacation spot.
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    James Knox polk

    James was the 11th President
  • Texas

    Texas is known for having the biggest waterpark in the world.
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    Mexican american war

    The Mexican–American War, also known as the First American Intervention.
  • Iowa

    Capital: Des Moines
  • Doughnut

    The doughnut was invented as a sweet astry which still continues on today.
  • Wisconsin

    THis state is known for making lots of cheese.
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    Zachary Taylor

    American Military leader
  • 1850 Population

    Population: 23 million
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    Millard Fillmore

    Last whig party member
  • California

    Capital: San Franciso
    California is known for its many beaches and vacation spots.
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    Franklin Pierce

    Know as doughface
  • Michigan State

    Michigan State
    Michigan State University started out as a small school to go to and get a basic education which turned into a huge colllege with tons of programs and branches to go to.
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    James Buchanan

    15th President
  • Pencial Eraser- Hyman Lipman

    Pencial Eraser- Hyman Lipman
    Hyman Lipman was crited with attaching and eraser to apencil so students could write and erase without having to use two seperate devices.
  • Minnesota

    Capital: St. Paul
  • Oregon

    Captial: Salem
  • 1860 Population

    Population: 31.4 million
  • Repeating Rifle

    Repeating Rifle
    Benjamin Tyler Henry invented the repeating rifle was invented during the civil war to make it easier to go into battle.
  • Jelly Bean

    Jelly Bean
    William Schraff invente this yummy jelly belly candy in 1861
  • Machine Gun

    Machine Gun
    Richard Gatling invented the machine gun to help in the civil war.
  • Kansas

    Capital: Topeka
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    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham was shot.
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    American Civil war

    The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war that took place in United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States.
  • Breakfast Cereal

    Breakfast Cereal
    James Caleb Jackson invented his popular american food by starting a cereal that had to soak in milk overnight to be edible.
  • West Virginia

    West Virginia
    West Virginia's capital is Charleston
  • 13th Amendment

    Abolition of slavery.
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    Andrew Johnson

    He was the 17th president
  • Nebraska

    Capital: Lincoln
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The 14th amendment stated that all citizens of the United States have the freedom of speech, religon, and press.
  • Soccer - Princeton vs. Rutgers (6-4 Rutgers)

    Soccer - Princeton vs. Rutgers (6-4 Rutgers)
    The first official soccer game was played. Princeton vs. Rutgers in the Eastern Unied States.
  • American Football - Walter Camp

    American Football - Walter Camp
    This first agme was played because of Walter Cap the inventor. He loved sports and cmae up with this one on his own which would later become a huge part of the American economy and entertainment.
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    Ulysses Simpson Grant

    He was a military commander.
  • 1870 Population

    Population: 38.6 million
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th amendment stated that race, color, or previous condition of servitude will affect the way a citizen votes or if they can vote in any state.
  • Right to vote

    African Ameicans can vote.
  • Jeans

    Levi Strauss was the maker of jeans. They were only for boys until the 1900's.
  • Colorado

    Colorado is known for having lots of ski resorts becuase of its high altitue and al its mountains.
  • Toilet Paper

    Toilet Paper
    Seth Wheeler invented this as an easier way to keep clean then having to wash off everytime.
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    Ruthford Birchard Hayes

    Born in Ohio, Delaware.
  • Light Bulb

    Light Bulb
    Thomas Edison tried and tried repeated tiems to make this invention that America would rely on someday.
  • 1880 Population

    Population: 50.1 million
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    James Abram Garfield

    He was our 20th president.
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    Chester Alan Arthur

    He was our 21st president.
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    Glover Cleveland

    Glover was our 22nd president
  • Coca- Cola

    Coca- Cola
    John S. Pemberton came up with this drnk that orgininally had cocaine in it which cam eup with the name coca- cola.
  • Softball

    George Hancock came out with softball as an American pastime.
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    William Mckinley

    William Mckinley was assinated.
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    Benjamin Harrison

    Benjamin was our 23rd president.
  • North Dakota

    North Dakota
    capital: Bismarck
  • South Dakota

    South Dakota
    This is where Mount Rushmore is located with the faces of four important presidents.
  • Montana

    Montana has the largest migratory elk herd in the nation.
  • Washington

    The state of Washington is the only state to be named after a United States president.
  • 1890 Population

    Population: 62.9 million
  • Stop Sign

    Stop Sign
    William Phleps ENo invented the stop sign to keep from wagon and train disasters hapening.
  • Idaho

    The Cataldo mission is the oldest building in the state
  • Wyoming

    Wyoming's license plates feature a man on a bucking bronco.
  • Radio

    Nicola Tesla invented the radio to keep America updated about local happenings.
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    Glover Cleveland

    Glover was our 24th president.
  • Corn Flakes

    Corn Flakes
    William Kellog started this ceral company in Kellogg, Michgigan and it's still running today.
  • Volleyball

    Volleyball was orginially a men;s sport. It is still played like that today but hte majority of volleyball players are femlae.
  • 1900 Population

    Population: 76.2 million
  • Car- Oldsmobile

    Car- Oldsmobile
    ransom e. Olds invented the first car which was the start of a world wide reliance on transportation.
  • Assembly LIne

    Assembly LIne
    Henry Ford came up with the assembly lin ewhich started his mass production in the automobile industry.
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    William Howard Taft

    William was our 27th president.
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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore was our 26th president.
  • Teddy Bear

    Teddy Bear
    The teddy bear was invented for Theodore Rossevelt by Morris Michtom to how the apppreciation he had for the presidnet.
  • Banana Split

    Banana Split
    David Strickler invente this treat which is stilll a popuular ice cream.
  • Oklahoma

    On July 25, 2000, Governor Keating announced plans to construct a dome on the Oklahoma State Capitol Building. Construction is slated to begin April 2001 with an estimated completion date of November 2002.
  • 1910 Population

    Population: 92.2 million
  • New Mexico

    New Mexico
    Santa Fe is the highest capital city in the United States at 7,000 feet above sea level.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The 16th ammendment states that congress can impose federal income tax.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The 17th amendment states that the citizens of the United States can vote directly for senate and the house rather than voting for the state house.
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    Woodrow Wilson

    Wooddrow was our 28th president.
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    World war 1

    More than 9 million combatants were killed, largely because of great technological advances in firepower without corresponding advances in mobility. It was the sixth deadliest conflict in world history.
  • 18th Ammendment

    18th Ammendment
    The 19th amendment banned the sale, movement, and manufacturing of alcohol. It was taken back later.
  • 1920 Population

    Population: 106 million
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th amendment stated the women's right to vote for all elections. It said that all women who are citizens of the United States can vote.
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    Warren Gamaliel Harding

    Warren was our 29th president.
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    Calvin Coolide

    Calvin was our 30th president.
  • Kool- Aid

    Kool- Aid
    Ewin Perkins invented thsi liquiz soft drink in Hastings, Nebraska in 1927.
  • Television

    Philo T. Farnsworth invented the television by figuring out hte light prsims reflections and understanding elctricity. It was all in black and white at first.
  • Bubble Gum

    Bubble Gum
    Invente by Walter Diemeer who wanted to invent a food that you didn't have to swallow.
  • Mickey Mouse- Walt Disney

    Mickey Mouse- Walt Disney
    This cartoon was in blakc and white at fist and then slwoly came to color and became the face of Walt Disney.
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    Herbert Clark Hoover

    Herbert was our 31st president.
  • 1930 Population

    Population: 123 million
  • Electric Guitar

    Electric Guitar
    George Beauchamp and Adolph Rickenbacker invented the electric guitar by improving the acoustic guitar.
  • 20th Amendment

    20th Amendment
    Theh 20th Amendment states that on January 20 the presidents term shall end and on January 3rd the Senators and Represenetives term will end.
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    Franklin D. roosevelt

    Franklin was our 32nd president.
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    Prohibiting alcohol was liftedso now we cant have alcohol until you're 21
  • Soft Serve Ice Cream

    Soft Serve Ice Cream
    SOft serve ice cream was invented by mixing milk and ice and freezing it to make a nice treat.
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    World war 2

    World War II, or the Second World War was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations including all of the great powers eventually forming two opposing military alliances.
  • 1940 Population

    Population: 132 million
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    Harry s. Truman

    Harry was our 33rd pesident.
  • Cable TV

    Cable TV
    Cable TV started out iwth having only about 3 channels and most families didn't have it until the late 70's.
  • Video Game

    Video Game
    The first atari video game was invented with huge pixels and was just an arcade game at first then graduated to becom eat an home gaming system.
  • 1950 Population

    Population: 151 million
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    Korean War

    The Korean War was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China with military material aid from the Soviet Union.
  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    The 22nd amendment stated that the president could have a limit of 2 terms so that he or she was not elected over and over again.
  • Bar Code

    Bar Code
    The bar code was invented so that items could be scanned to figure out hteir price and make checking out much quicker in super markets.
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight was our 34th president.
  • Video Tape

    Video Tape
    This was invented so that the area could see local things hapening much easier and so that we could see real footage.
  • 1960 Population

    Population: 179.3 million
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a Cold military war conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.
  • 23rd Amendment

    23rd Amendment
    This amendment states that in each state depending on the population it gets a certain number of represenatives.
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    John F. Kennedy

    John F. Kennedy was shot in the head and no one really found out who shot him for sure.
  • Computer Mouse

    THe computer mouse was invented after the computer so that people could move around on the screen easier.
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    Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Lyndon Baines Johnson was our 36th president.
  • Buffalo Wings

    Buffalo Wings
    Buffalo wings were invented because of new creations of food by Teresa and Frank Bellisimo. America was getting bored of its old dinners.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    This stoped poll taxes, and became illegal
  • Minicomputer

    The computer was ivnented long beofre this but it now came in a smaller version so people at home could have it to. It cost $18,000 when it first came out.
  • CD

    These were the new thing, an improvment from the cassette tapes that were bulky. The thin disks were a hit.
  • 25th Amendment

    25th Amendment
    This amendment says that if the president were to die or something were to happen to him or her, the vice president would step up and take over.
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    Richard Milhous Nixon

    Richard was our 37th president.
  • 1970 Population

    Population: 203 million
  • Email

    Email was invented as a way for people to communicate through computers, which were much more popular by this time.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    Voting was made for people 18 and over. This gave them the rights to vote.
  • Cell Phone

    Cell Phone
    The cell phone was improved from the cord phone so now people could communicate anywhere. These first cell phones were bricks.
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    Gerald R. Ford

    Gerald was our 38th president.
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    James Earl Carter

    James was our 39th president.
  • 1980 Population

    Population: 226.5 million
  • Laptop

    The laptop was invented as a business resource so people could have their computers on the go on business trips.
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    Ronald Wilson Regan

    He was our 40th president.
  • Nintendo Entertainment System NES

    Nintendo Entertainment System NES
    This was an improvment from the arcade games and atari.
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    Greorge Herbert Walker Bush

    He was our 41st president.
  • 1990 Population

    Population: 248.7 million
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    Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf war is also know as the Gulf War
  • 27th Amendment

    27th Amendment
    This states that any changes in the salaries of senators have to wait until after Congress has been elected.
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    William Jefferson Clinton

    William was our 42nd president.
  • 2000 Population

    Population: 281.4 million
  • iPod

    The iPod was created by Steve Jobs who died recently. This was the start of a new genreation of ipods and iphones along with computers, the ipad, and apple tv.
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    George Walker Bush

    He was are last president.
  • US invasion of Afghanistan

    US invasion of Afghanistan
    The War in Afghanistan began on October 7, 2001 as the armed forces of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Afghan United Front launched Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Invasion of Iraq

    Invasion of Iraq
    This is when we went into Iraq for freedom.
  • Barack Hussein Obama

    He is are president right now.
  • 2010 Population

    Population: 308.7 million
  • 1820 Population

    Population: 9.6 million
  • Utah

    Completion of the world's first transcontinental railroad was celebrated at Promontory where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869. It is now known as Golden Spike National Historic Site