US History class 2015-2016

By searle
  • 4th of July

    The united states was officially free from england on july 4th,1776
  • Articles of Confederation Adopted

    This date was when the Articles of Confederation, ( the first written form of government in the US) was adopted by the United States.
  • British Surrender at Yorktown

    George Washington and the Continental Army were able to overpower the Britishes forces at Yorktown, since the Britishes reinforces never arrived.
  • Shays Rebellion: Attack on Springfield Armory

    This is when 2000 farmers from Massachuesets decided to attack the SpringField armoury, which resulted in the death of three of the rebels.
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    Constitutional Convention

    This is when the politicians of the New world met to discuss how the new written form of government, the Constitution, Should be to prevent people from being unhappy.
  • The Ratification Of the Constitution

    It was on this day all the states agreed to abide by the constitution.
  • Ratification of the bill of rights

    This is when all the states approved of the bill of rights, making it an official part of the constitution.
  • Cotton Gin's Patented

    The cotton gin was a machine that made it posible to clean cotton 50 times faster than by hand, which ultimately led to the need of more slaves to pick the extra cotton that could be cleaned by the machine.
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    The Lewis and Clark Expedition

    The expedition of the Lousiana Purchase, lead by Lewis and Clark, began on May 14, 1804 and ended on September 23, 1806.
  • The Building of the First Textiles Mill in Lowell

    The first textile mill made in the town of Lowell, Massachusetts was finished on the first of January, 1823
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    The Trail of Tears

    The Trail of Tears was the journey the Cherokee tribe had to take to their new land, after being forced out of their original home by Andrew Jackson's act to remove Indians.
  • Gold found at Sutter's Mill

    A carpenter from new Jersey found little pieces of gold in the American River, near the base of a mountain in California.
  • Signing of The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    The treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was a treaty between America and Mexico that resulted in the addition of 525,000 square miles to America.
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    Battle of Fort Sumter

    On these days, the southerners attacked the South Carolina as one of the beggining battles of the Civil War
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    Battle of Gettysburg

    This was the turning point of the Civil War where the North began pushing the Southerners back, which resulted in the North winning the Civil War
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    Battle of Little Bighorn

    This battle was when Colonel Custer engaged 3 Native American Tribes and lost.
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    Great depression

    The Great Depression was when the stock market crashed and put America into a very poor state that lasted many years.
  • Apollo 11 Landing

    This was the day that the first astronauts landed on the moon.
  • 9/11

    Terrorists crashed planes into the world trade centers
  • My Birthday

    I was born on august 23, 2002.
  • Obama's Inaguration

    On this day Obama was sworn into office to serve as president of the US