U.s history timeline

  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    The American Revolution was a war fought with Great Britain and the 13 colonies.The 13 colonies thought they did not have representation in parliment.So they refused to pay their taxes,and the war broke out.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Lexington and Concord was the shot heard 'round the world. The battles marked an outbreak between Great Britain and the 13 colonies.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The 13 british colonies declared thier independence from Great Britain on July 4,1776.They declared there independence a year after the American Revolution.
  • Ratifiction of the Constitution

    Ratifiction of the Constitution
    The marking of the United States organization of the goverment.It has a relationship of the federal goverment with the states,citizens and people of the U.S.
  • War of 1812

    The war of 1812 lasted from 1812-1815.The cause of the war was that the U.S wanted to expand to the northwest,trade restrictions,impressment, and the Great Britains support to the American Indians.
  • Mexican American War

    The cause of the Mexican American war was the 1845 Texas Annexation to the U.S which Mexico considered to be thiers, even after the Texas Revolution.Also, the Americans wanted to expand to the Pacific Coast.
  • California Gold Rush

    When gold was found in Coloma,California, thousands of people rished to claim some gold.The California Gold Rush lasted from 1848-1855
  • Civil War

    Confederate forces attacked a U.S millatary instillation at Fort Sumter in South Carolina.The southern states had seceeded from the U.S, because they had different points of veiw from the northern states. They disagreed over slavery, and taxes.
  • Alaska Purchase

    Alaska Purchase
    The U.S bought Alaska from the Russian Empire for 7.2 million.Alaska is the largest state in the U.S by area.It was the 49th state to be added to the U.S.
  • WW1

    It involved all the worlds great powers.There were the allies and the Central Powers.It lasted from 1914-1918.
  • WW2

    WW2 lasted from 1939-1945 which involved the worlds greatest nations.It involved two teams the Allies and the Axis.
  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    The 22nd amendment was added to the U.S Constitution becaus it set a term limit for the U.S president.I t was the final result of reccomendation of the Hoover commission that was established by President Harry S. Trueman in 1947.
  • Disneyland

    Disneyland is a theme park located in Anheim,California.It is owned and operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
  • Vietnam War

    The U.S goverment thought if they got involved in the war, they could prevent communism in South Vietnam.The war was fought with North Vietnam the communists, and South Vietnam along with the U.S the anti-communists.
  • NASA

    NASA was established on July 18,1959 and is responsible for space reasearch.It observes Earth and the solar system and has robotic missions to outer space.
  • Hawaii Purchase

    Hawaii Purchase
    Hawaii is the 50th state to be added to the U.S.I t is the only state to be made up of islands.Hawaii is the newest state to the United States.
  • 23rd Amendment

    23rd Amendment
    Residents of Washington D.C were unable to vote.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    The 24th amendment was added to the constituion because there were poll taxes in the southern states after reconstruction.It prevented african americans from voting, which was unconstitutional.
  • Civil Rights Act

    The civil right act was when the U.S discriminated blacks and women.There was racial segregation and unequal voter application.
  • 25th Amendment

    25th Amendment
    The 25th amendment has to do with the succession of Presidensy,establishes procedures to fill in for Vice President,and responding to President disabilities.
  • Lunar Landing

    Lunar Landing
    The United States first manned mission to land on the moon.The spacecraft was called the Apollo 11.
  • Neil Armstrong walks on the Moon

    Neil Armstrong walks on the Moon
    Neil Armstrong was the first man to step foot on the moon.Other than being an astronuat he is also a test piolet,areospace engineer, university proffessor,and a U.S naval Aviator.
  • Sesame Street premires on National Television

    Sesame Street premires on National Television
    Sesame Street is an American television childrens series.It was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morissett.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The 26th amendment gave 18 year olds the right to vote.
  • Fall of Saigon

    The Fall of Saigon was the capture of Saigon the capital of south Vietnam.It marked the end of the Vietnam war.
  • Elvis Presely

    Elvis Presely
    Elvis Presely died in his hom on August 16,1977.He was one of the most famous American singers in the 20th century.
  • The Copyright Act Law

    The Copy Right Act law is the basic rights of copy right holders.It is the doctrine of "fair use".
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    The Iran Hostage Crisis lasted from November 4, 1979 to January 20,1981.Islamist students and miliatants took over the American Embassy.
  • 1st Gulf War

    The Gulf War lasted from August 2,1990-Febuary 21,1991.The U.N along with the U.S, and thirty four other nations, was against Iraq in their response to Iraqs innvasion and annexation from the State of Kuait.
  • 9/11

    The 9/11 attacks were four suicide missions in planes.Two planes crashed into the Twin Towers in the world trade center.Another plane crashed into the pentagon, while the other crashed in a feild in near Shanksville, Pennsylvannia.