US History Timeline

  • Lexington & Concord

    Lexington & Concord
    As the first battle of the Revolutionary War, it is famous for the "shot heard 'round the world," the shot that would ultimately lead to the creation of the United States and the return of Democracy to the globe. The Battle of Lexington & Concord was a victory for the colonist also.
  • Constitution

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. The preamble is basically the guidelines of the constitution.
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    Civil War

    The civil war was to get rid of slavery and rejoin the U.S. When Abraham Lincoln decided abolish slaves the south didn't agree with it so they seceded and form their own country called the confederate. After the war the south and the north rejoined and became the United States again.
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    World War 1

    The final destruction of Europe's traditionally conservative monarchical order. It made way for the competing ideals of socialism, fascism and liberal democracy.
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    World War 2

    It was a crucial point in history because its outcome determined what kind of world many people would have lived in. The world we got from the allied victory is what you're experiencing today. There are no more 'empires' , there is a United Nations which like it or not is the only real world forum we have, freedom to be or do what you want is known to more people than in the early 20th century, there is no government sanctioned program to kill certain races of people.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a military conflict fought primarily in Southern Vietnam in the years between 1959 and 1975. The Vietnam War was the source of many conflicting political and social opinions, especially in the years leading up to its conclusion. Militarily speaking, the Vietnam War was the result of North Vietnam and the Vietcong attempting to overthrow the South Vietnamese government.
  • Civil Right act of 1964

    Civil Right act of 1964
    In the 1960 presidential election campaign John F. Kennedy argued for a new Civil Rights Act. After the election it was discovered that 70% of black votes went to Kennedy. However, during the first two year Kennedy failed to put forward his promised legislation. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a right for black man to vote.
  • Lunar Landing (Apollo 11)

    Lunar Landing (Apollo 11)
    Apollo 11 was the first time in recorded history that a human stepped foot on another on another world.
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    First Gulf War

  • 9/11

    9/11 was the day that the terrorist attack the twin towers in New York. A plane went crashing into the twin towers and caused them to collapse and make a huge mess. Till this day we celebrate 9/11 as a day to remember those how were killed in 9/11/