US History Class Timeline 2015-2016

  • Paton for Cotton Gin issued

    The cotton gin is a machine that can take dirt, stones, and other unwanted particles out of cotton faster than people could
  • Signing of Decloration of Independance

    12 out of 13 were in the same room watchong every one sign the Decloration
  • Adoption of the Articles of Confederation

    The states had the Articles of Confederation as there 1st form of government.
  • British surrender to Yorktown

    General Charles Cornwallis surrendered his troops to Yorktown
  • Shay's rebellion: attack on Springfield

    2000 farmers from western Massachusetts attacked Springfield. Only 3 out of 2000 farmers died.
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    Constitutional Convention

    In Philly, PA they addressed the problems in the government in that time.
  • Ratification of The Bill of Rights

    Articles 3-12 were ratified by 3 out of 4 of the states legislatures.
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    Lewis and Clark Journey

    They traveled throught the new area of land that was just bought and made it the whole way there and back alive
  • 1st Textile mill in Lowell, Massachusetts

    a year later thethe first church and school was founded in Lowell
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    Trail of Tears

    Native Americans were forced out of their houses in the middle of the winter to move westward
  • Gold found at Sutter's Mill

    They kep the word about the gold they found hush-hush so not a bunch of people come and take it.
  • Guadalupe Hidalgo treaty signed

    ended the Mexican-American war
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    The Battle of Fort Sumter

    The start of the Civil war. Major Robert Anderson surrendered during the battle.
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    The Battle of Gettsyburg

    It was the largest battle in the civil war and the biggest war in North America.
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    The Battle of Little Bighorn

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    The great Depression

    Everyone thought that the world would never be the same
  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    On the 20th they landed and on the 21st Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon
  • 9/11 attacks

    A corrinated group of terrist that took over a plane and flew it into the twin towers in NYC
  • Trinity's Birthday

    The best day of my parents life and they also knew that there life would never be the same.
  • The inauguration of Barak Obama

    he bacme our first african american resident