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U.S History Timeline 1492-2011 Chance Anderson, Justin Taylor & Sameh Abdellatif & Brant Bolling

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  • Jul 15, 1492

    Christopher Columbus Discovers America

    Christopher Columbus Discovers America
    in 1492, christopher columbus crossed seas to explore the new world. Born in geona Italy, 1451. the oldest of five children. he was an explorer for spain. Christopher Columbus was born in italy but sailed for spain. Spain gave him 3 ships, the Nina, the pinta, and the santa marina. his lifespan was from 1451- 1509.
  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabet claims North America for England

    John Cabet claims North America for England
    1450-1498 he spent his life being a navigator born in Genoa Italy and later moved to Venice where he naturalized as a Venetian.
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Jacques Cartier explores the Great lakes and the St. Lawrence river

    Jacques Cartier explores the Great lakes and the St. Lawrence river
    Jacques Cartier was born on the sea port of Saint Malo, France. After years of hard work he became a highly respected navigator. He never found the Northwest Passage, but his adventures served as a basis for the French claims in the rich St. Lawrence Valley and led to many future adventures by France to Canada.
  • Virginia colony of Roanoke Island established by Walter Raleigh

    Virginia colony of Roanoke Island established by Walter Raleigh
    The Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island in Dare County, right now its North Carolina, United States was a late 16th-century attempt to start a permanent English settlement in what later became the Virginia Colony. The enterprise was financed and started by Sir Walter Raleigh and carried out by Ralph Lane and Richard Grenville, Raleigh's distant cousin.
  • Captain John Smith, explorer and founder of Jamestown

    Captain John Smith (c. January 1580 – 21 June 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He was knighted for his services to Sigismund Bathory.
  • Slaves Freed

    Twenty slaves in vigina alficans brought to jamestown are the fist slaves imported into briain's North American Colonies. Like Indenture servants,they were probably freed after a period of service. The Sheet
  • mayflower compact

    The Mayflower Compact was the first document of the Plymoth Colony. Written by the colonists who were later known as the Pilgrims.
  • Boston Latin School

    Boston Latin School
    Boston Latin school is the first and oldest public school in the United States.
  • First College - Harverd College

    First College - Harverd College
    Harverd College is the first college for higher education in a north American colony, established in Massachusetts.
  • English bill of rights

    An act of the Parliament of England. These ideas of rights reflected those of the political thinker John Locke, aand became very popular really fast.
  • Lightning Rod

    Lightning Rod
    The lightning Rod was invented by Ben Franklin and Ben learned about electricity.
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    French and Indian war

    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. In 1756, the war erupted into the world-wide conflict known as the Seven Years' War and there for came to be regarded as the North American theater of that war. In Canada, it is usually just referred to as the Seven Years War,
  • Proclamation of 1763 by King George III

    The idea of the Proclamation was to organize Great Britian's new North American empire, and to stabalize realations with the North Native Americans.
  • santa claus

    santa claus
    Santa Claus, or Santa, is a figure in the culture of North America, The United Kingdom, Ireland,Australia, New Zealand and more who reflects an amalgamation of the Dutch Sinterklaas,[1] the English Father Christmas, and Christmas gift-bringers in other traditions. Santa Claus is said to bring gifts to the homes of good children during the late evening and overnight hours of Christmas Eve, December 2
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    The Stamp Act of 1765 was a direct tax by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America.
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    revolution

    The revoultion was when the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America fought for there independentice from great britan.
  • Decloration of Independace

    Decloration of Independace
    The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which said that the thirteen American colonies that were at war with Great Britain considered themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
  • Vermont

    The 1st colony to free all slaves
  • Articles of Confederation

    The Articles of Confederation, was the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement of the 13 founding states that legally established the United States of America.
  • Constitution

    Constitution
    The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. It is the base for the organization of the United States government and for the relationship of the federal government,citizens, and all people within the United States.
  • Delaware was added

    Delaware was added
    Delaware has 3 counties
  • Pennsylvania was added

    Pennsylvania was added
    Flower: Mountain Laurel
    Tree: Hemlock
    Bird: Ruffed Grouse
    Animal: Whitetail Deer
    Insect: Firefly
    Dog: Great Dane
    Beverage: Milk
    Fish Brook Trout
    Fossil: Phacops Rana
    Ship: United States Brig Niagara
  • New Jersy was added

    New Jersy was added
    The first set of twins to have both flown space are Mark and Scott Kelly, identical twins born in West Orange, NJ.
  • Georgia was added

    Georgia was added
    Georgia was named for King George II of England.
  • Connecticut was added

    Connecticut was added
    The vines on the flag stand for the first settlements of English people who began to move from Massachusetts in the 1630's. These settlements were thought of as grapevines that had been transplanted.
  • Maryland

    Maryland
    The Maryland flag contains the family crest of the Calvert and Crossland families.
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    Asked by the Revolutionary Council of Safety in the fall of 1775 to design a flag for the use of South Carolina troops, Col. William Moultrie chose a blue which matched the color of their uniforms and a crescent which reproduced the silver emblem worn on the front of their caps.
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    The body or field shall be blue and shall bear upon its center in suitable proportion and colors a representation of the state seal.
  • Virginia

    Virginia
    Capital City is Richmond.
  • New York

    New York
    Capital City is Albany
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    George Washington April 30, 1789* – March 4, 1797

    <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington' >George Washington (February 22, 1732 [O.S. February 11, 1731] – December 14, 1799) was the dominant military and political leader of the new United States of America from 1775 to 1799. He led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in 1775–1783, and presided over the writing of the Constitution in 1787. The unanimous choice to serve as the first President of the United States (1789–1797), Washington presided over the creation of a strong, well-financed national government that stayed neutral in the wars raging in Europe, suppressed rebellion and won acceptance among Americans of all types. His leadership style established many forms and rituals of government that have been used ever since, such as using a cabinet system and delivering an inaugural address. Washington is universally regarded as the "Father of his Country".
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
    Capital City is Raleigh
  • 1790 Population

    4 million
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    State Nickname: The Ocean State
  • Vermont

    Vermont
    Nickname: The Green Mountain State.
  • Bill of rights

    Bill of rights
    The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, which limit the power of the U.S. federal government.
  • Kentucky

    Kentucky
    It’s illegal to fish in the Ohio River in Kentucky without an Indiana Fishing License.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
  • 11th Amendment

    11th Amendment
    The Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution, which was passed by the Congress on March 4, 1794, and was ratified on February 7, 1795,
  • Tennessee

    Tennessee
    State Bird: Mockingbird
  • 1800 population

    5.3 million
  • Ohio

    Ohio
    Area: 41,222 square miles
  • 12th Amendment

    12th Amendment
    The Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides the procedure for electing the President and Vice President.
  • 1810 population

    7.2 million
  • Louisiana

    Louisiana
    Louisiana was named in honor of King Louis XIV
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    War of 1812

    <a href='http://www.gatewayno.com/history/war1812.html' >The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain from June 1812 to the 1815, although the peace treaty ending the war was signed in Europe in December of 1814. The main land fighting of the war occurred along the Canadian border, in the Chesapeake Bay region, and along the Gulf of Mexico; extensive action also took place at sea.
  • indiana

    indiana
    the state bird is the cardinal
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    U of M

    University of Michigan was founded in Detroit then moved to Ann Arbor in 1837. U of M is one of the top universities in the United States and the world.
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    James Monroe

    <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Monroe' >James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was the fifth President of the United States (1817–1825). Monroe was the last president who was a Founding Father of the United States, and the last president from the Virginia dynasty and the Republican Generation.[1] His presidency was marked both by an "Era of Good Feelings" – a period of relatively little partisan strife – and later by the Panic of 1819 and a fierce national debate over the admission of the Missouri Territory. Monroe is most noted for his proclamation of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, which stated that the United States would not tolerate further European intervention in the Americas
  • mississippi

    mississippi
    State Nickname: The Magnolia State
  • illinois

    illinois
    State Capital - Springfield
    Largest City - Chicago
  • Alabama

    Alabama
    State Tree: Southern Longleaf Pine
  • 1820 population

    9.6 million
  • Maine

    Maine
    largest city in Maine is portland
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    John Quincy Adams

    (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was the sixth President of the United States (1825–1829). He served as an American diplomat, Senator, and Congressional representative. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties.
  • Graham Cracker

    Graham Cracker
    Graham crackers were named for the 19th century, Sylvester Graham.
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814), and the British at the Battle of New Orleans (1815).
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson
  • 1830 population

    12.8 million
  • indian removal act

    indian removal act
    The Removal Act was strongly supported in the South, where states were eager to gain access to lands inhabited by the Five Civilized Tribes.Georgia, the largest state at that time, was involved in a dispute with the Cherokee nation.
  • Oberlin college - First College to accept women

    Oberlin college - First College to accept women
    Oberlin College was the very first to let women come to their college.
  • Oberlin College - First college to accept blacks

    Oberlin College - First college to accept blacks
    Oberlin College was the first to accept blacks by vetowing a vote like a president does.
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    Texas revoulution

    <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_Texas_Revolution' >
    The first shot of the Texas Revolution was fired at the Battle of Gonzales on October 2, 1835. Over the next three months, the Texan colonists drove all Mexican army troops out of the province. In January 1836, Mexican president and general Antonio López de Santa Anna led Mexican troops into Texas to put down the rebellion.
  • Arkansas

  • Arkansas

    Arkansas
    Capital City: Little Rock
    City Guides: Arkansas City Guides
    Location: 34.722N, 92.354W
  • Michigan

    Michigan
    Capital City: Lansing
    City Guides: Michigan City Guides
    Location: 42.709N, 84.553W
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    Martain Van Buren

    Before his presidency, he was the eighth Vice President (1833–1837) and the tenth Secretary of State, under Andrew Jackson (1829–1831).
  • 1840 population

    17 million
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    William Henry Harrison

    [William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician, and the first president to die in office. He was 68 years, 23 days old when elected, the oldest president elected until Ronald Reagan in 1980, and last President to be born before the United States Declaration of Independence, Harrison died on his 32nd day in office1
  • Vulcanized Rubber

    Vulcanized Rubber
    Besides pencil erasers, rubber was used for many other products, however, the products were not standing up to extreme temperatures, becoming brittle in winter.
  • flordia

    flordia
    Capital City: Tallahassee
    City Guides: Florida City Guides
    Location: 30.457N, 84.281W
  • texas

    texas
    Capital City: Austin
  • Iowa

    Iowa
    Capital City is Des Moines
  • Doughnut

    Doughnut
    A snack deep fried in hot oil to a bready goldness, and the topped with icing and sprinkles sometimes.
  • Wisconsin

    Wisconsin
    Capital City is Madison
  • Mexican American war

    Mexican American war
    The Mexican–American War was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S.
  • 1850 population

    23 million
  • California

    California
    Capital City is Sacramento
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    Milard Fillmore

    Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853) and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president. As Zachary Taylor's Vice President, he assumed the presidency after Taylor's death.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millard_Fillmore
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    Franklin Pierce

    Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853) and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president. As Zachary Taylor's Vice President, he assumed the presidency after Taylor's death.
  • Michigan State University

    Michigan State University
    Michigan State University was established in East Lansing in 1855. It is one of the top universities in the state of Michigan.
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    James Buchanan

    James Buchanan, Jr. (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868, English pronunciation: /bjuːˈkænən/) was the 15th President of the United States (1857–1861). He is the only president from Pennsylvania, the only president who remained a lifelong bachelor and the last to be born in the 18th century.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Buchanan
  • Pencil Eraser

    Pencil Eraser
    Pencils with erasers are an American phenomenon.
  • 1860 population

    31.4 million
  • Repeating Rifle

    Repeating Rifle
    A single barreled rifle containing multiple rounds of ammunition.
  • Jelly Bean

    Jelly Bean
    A portrait of President Ronald Reagan made from 10,000 Jelly Belly beans hangs in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.
  • Machine Gun

    Machine Gun
    Machine guns are generally categorized as sub-machine guns, machine guns, or autocannons.
  • American Civil war

    American Civil war
    The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President, eleven southern slave states declared their secession from the United States.
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    Abraham Lincoln

    They called him Honist abe because a lady had left her change and he went 12 miles to give it back to her...
  • Breakfast Cereal

    Breakfast Cereal
    Eating breakfast cereals with milk is one of the easiest ways to increase calcium in a diet.
  • 13th Amendment

    Abolition of Slavery
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    Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814), and the British at the Battle of New Orleans (1815).
  • Nebraska was added

    Nebraska was added
    Capital City: Lincoln Constitution: 37th State Nickname: Cornhusker State
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.
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    Ulysses simpson

    Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) as well as military commander during the Civil War and post-war Reconstruction periods
  • 1870 population

    38.6 million
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits each government in the United States from denying anyone the right to vote based on that persons race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was ratified on February 3, 1870.
  • Aftican Americans

    This is when they get there right to vote...
  • Jeans

    Jeans
    During the Second World War, jeans (called ‘overalls’ at that time) got introduced to the world by American Soldiers, who usually wore them when they were off-duty.
  • Colorado was added

    Colorado was added
    Capital City: Denver Capitol Football team: Denver Broncos (NFL) Highest Point: Mt. Elbert; 14,433 feet, 3rd
  • Light Bulb

    Light Bulb
    The light bulb was invented by Thomas Edison. Most of the light is produced by light bulbs.
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    Rutherford Birchard Hayes

    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was the 19th President of the United States (1877–1881). As president, he oversaw the end of Reconstruction and the United States' entry into the Second Industrial Revolution.
  • 1880 population

    50.1 million
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    James adram garfield

    James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881) served as the 20th President of the United States, after completing nine consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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    Chester alan auther

    Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was the 21st President of the United States (1881–1885). Becoming President after the assassination of President James A. Garfield, Arthur struggled to overcome suspicions of his beginnings as a politician from the New York City Republican machine, succeeding at that task by embracing the cause of civil service reform. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_A._Arthur
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    Grover Cleveland

    Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States. Cleveland is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms (1885–1889 and 1893–1897) and therefore is the only individual to be counted twice in the numbering of the presidents.
  • Coca-Cola

    Coca-Cola
    The Coca-Cola Company has over 500 beverage brands that are sold in 200 countries today. It is made of carbonated water and syrup.
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    Benjamin Harrison

    Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was the 23rd President of the United States (1889–1893). Harrison, a grandson of President William Henry Harrison, was born in North Bend, Ohio, and moved to Indianapolis, Indiana at age 21, eventually becoming a prominent politician there.
  • North Dakota was added

    North Dakota was added
    Capital City: Bismarck Population, 2010- 672,591 Song: North Dakota Hymn

    words by: James W. Foley
    music by: C. S. Putman
  • South Dakota was added

    South Dakota was added
    Capital City: Pierre Flower: PasqueFlower Highest Point: Harney Peak; 7,242 feet, 15th
  • Montana was added

    Montana was added
    Capital City: Helena Flower: Bitterroot Flower: Bitterroot
  • Washington was added

    Washington was added
    Capital City: Olympia Flower: PinkRhododendron Highest Point: Mt. Rainier; 14,410 feet, 4th
  • 1890

    62.9 million
  • Stop Sign

    Stop Sign
    The Stop sign has a unique octagonal shape. It is red in color.
  • Idaho was added

    Idaho was added
    Capital City: Boise Flower: Syringa Highest Point: Borah Peak; 12,662 feet, 11th
  • Central Michigan University

    Central Michigan University
    Central Michigan University is one of the nation’s 100 largest public universities and the fourth largest in Michigan. It's located at Mt. Pleasent.
  • Radio

    Radio
    The radio was popular in the 30s and 40s. People used to listen to the radio for their main entertainment.
  • Corn Flakes

    Corn Flakes
    Corn Flakes is a popular and good choice for a quick breakfast. It is made out of wheat.
  • Mini Computer

    Mini Computer
    This computer was made so that your didnt take up a whole room to surf the web. This was also a very very expensive. Only the very rich could afford it. It was $18,000.
  • Volleyball

    <a href='http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vollyball.htm' >
    William Morgan invented volleyball in 1895 at the Holyoke, Massachusetts, YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) where he served as Director of Physical Education. Morgan originally called his new game of Volleyball, Mintonette. The name Volleyball came about after a demonstration game of the sport, when a spectator commented that the game involved much "volleying" and game was renamed Volleyball.
  • Utah

    Utah
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    William McKinley

    William McKinley, Jr. (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States (1897–1901). He is best known for winning fiercely fought elections, while supporting the gold standard and high tariffs; he succeeded in forging a Republican coalition that for the most part dominated national politics until the 1930s. He also led the nation to victory in 100 days in the Spanish American War.
  • 1900 population

    76.2 million
  • Oldsmobile

    Oldsmobile
    Oldsmobile was a brand of American automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    A manufacturing process in which parts are added to a product in a sequential manner using optimally planned logistics to create a finished product much faster than with handcrafting-type methods.
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    Theodore Roosevelt

    October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his "cowboy" persona and robust masculinity.[3] He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party of 1912. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roosevelt
  • Teddy Bear

    Teddy Bear
    Teddy bears are named after president Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt.
  • Banana Split

    Banana Split
    It is believed that the banana originated in Southeast Asia and came to India thousands of years ago.
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    William Howard Taft

    William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930). He is the only person to have served in both offices.
  • 1910 population

    92.2 million
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution allows the Congress to have an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on Census results.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution started direct election of United States Senators by vote.
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    Woodrow Wilson

    Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States, from 1913 to 1921. A leader of the Progressive Movement, he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910, and then as the Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodrow_Wilson
  • World war 1

    World war 1
    World War I, which was mainly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until 1939, and the First World War or World War I was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The Eighteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution, defined "intoxicating liquors" to stop the people who used for religious purposes, established Prohibition in the United States.
  • 1920 population

    106 million
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920.
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    Warren Gamaliel Harding

    Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was the 29th President of the United States (1921–23). A Republican from Ohio, Harding was an influential self-made newspaper publisher. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_G._Harding
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    Calvin Coolidge

    John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of that state. His conduct during the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation as a man of decisive action. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvin_Coolidge
  • Kool Aid

    Kool Aid
    Kool Aid is a great source of Vitamin C.
  • Television

    Television
    Television viewing is a major activity and influence on children and adolescents.
  • Bubble Gum

    Bubble Gum
    100,000 tons of bubble gum is chewed every year all around the world.
  • Mickey Mouse- walt disney

    Mickey Mouse is a cartoon character created in 1928 by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at The Walt Disney Studio. Mickey is an anthropomorphic black mouse and typically wears red shorts, large yellow shoes, and white gloves. Mickey is one of the most recognizable cartoon characters in the world and is the mascot of The Walt Disney Company. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mickey_Mouse
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    Herbert Clark Hoover

    Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933). Hoover was originally a professional mining engineer and author. As the United States Secretary of Commerce in the 1920s under Presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge, he promoted partnerships between government and business under the rubric "economic modernization". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Hoover
  • 1930 population

    123 million
  • Electric Guitar

    Electric Guitar
    The first attempts at an amplified instrument did not come until the development of electrical amplification by the radio industry in the 1920s.
  • 20th Amendment

    20th Amendment
    The Twentieth Amendment to the United States Constitution establishes the beginning and ending of the terms of the elected offices.
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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), also known by his initials, FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945) and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_D._Roosevelt
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    The Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution stopped the Eighteenth Amendment which had started nationwide Prohibition. It was ratified on December 5, 1933.
  • Colonial North america

    TThe slave trade begins when the first american slave carrier besire, Is built and lauched in Massachusetts.
  • Soft Serve Ice Cream

    Soft Serve Ice Cream
    A frozen dessert, usually made from dairy products, such as milk and cream, and often combined with fruits or other ingredients and flavours.
  • WW2

    WW2
    World War II, or the Second World War was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations
  • 1940 population

    132 million
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    Harry S. Truman

    Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). As President Franklin D. Roosevelt's third vice president and the 34th Vice President of the United States (1945), he succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when President Roosevelt died less than three months after beginning his historic fourth term. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_S._Truman
  • Cable TV

    Cable TV
    Cable companies have to pay content companies (like ESPN, CNN, etc.) for the programs we watch.
  • Video Games

    Video Games
    Matt Damon refused to appear in the recent Bourne Conspiracy game because he thought it was too violent. Not fussed by the violence in the films then, eh, Matt?
  • 1950 population

    151 million
  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    The Twenty-second Amendment of the United States Constitution sets a term limit for the President of the United States. The Congress passed the amendment on March 21, 1947.
  • Barcode

    Barcode
    Barcodes can be found on moving objects, delivery notes, warehouse schedules, labels, etc., and wherever used it is essential the barcode is legible, and that the data within the barcode is correct.
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    Dwight David Eisenhower

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    Dwight David Eisenhower

    Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (pronounced /ˈaɪzənhaʊər/, eye-zən-how-ər; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States, from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwight_D._Eisenhower
  • 1960 population

    179.3 million
  • 23rd Amendment

    23rd Amendment
    The Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution allows people in the District of Columbia to vote for Electors for President and Vice President. The amendment was proposed by Congress on June 17, 1960, and ratified by the states on March 29, 1961.
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    John Fitzgerald Kenndy

    John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy About this sound pronunciation (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy
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    Lydon Baines Johnson

    Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969) after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States (1961–1963). He is one of only four people[1] who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator, Vice President and President. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyndon_B._Johnson
  • Computer Mouse

    Computer Mouse
    The original Engelbart mouse was constructed of wood with metal wheels and one button, and was called the bug.
  • Buffalo Wings

    Buffalo Wings
    A Buffalo wing, hot wing or wing is a chicken wing section (drumette or flat) that is traditionally fried unbreaded and then coated in sauce.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    The Twenty-fourth Amendment doesnt allow both Congress and the states from having the right to vote in federal elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax
  • CD

    CD
    The compact disc and more specifically, audio compact disc (CD-DA) were introduced in the market in 1980 by Philips and Sony as an alternative to the vinyl disc and audio cassettes. In 1984 both companies extended the technology so it can be used to store and retrieve data an so the CD-ROM was born. Since then, the compact disc has change significantly the way we listen music and store data. http://www.duplimaster.com/en_historia.php
  • 25th Amendment

    25th Amendment
    The Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution deals with success to the Presidency and started procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President.
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    Richard Milhous Nixon

    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. The only president to resign the office, Nixon had previously served as a US representative and senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Nixon
  • 1970 population

    203 million
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution limited the minimum voting age to a minimum of 18.
  • Email

    Email
    Email was invented so that you could contact people thorugh the internet. It was created in the late 1973 by Tomlinson, He created Its purpose was to let ARPANET users relay messages.
  • Cel phones

    Cel phones
    The first cel phone when it came out it took a whole back pack to carry and it was very expensive. When you called someone your phone numbers werent like today. They were like 7 or 12 not 12 numbers.
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    Gerald Rudolph Ford

    Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to
    1974. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Ford
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    James Earl Carte, Jr

    James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States (1977–1981) and was the recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, the only U.S. President to have received the Prize after leaving office. Before he became President, Carter served two terms as a Georgia State Senator and one as Governor of Georgia (1971–1975),[2] and was a peanut farmer and naval officer. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Carter
  • 1980 population

    226.5 million
  • Laptop

    Laptop
    <a href='http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bllaptop.htm' >
    Designed in 1979 by a Briton, William Moggridge, for Grid Systems Corporation, the Grid Compass was one fifth the weight of any model equivalent in performance and was used by NASA on the space shuttle program in the early 1980's. A 340K byte bubble memory lap-top computer with die-cast magnesium case and folding electroluminescent graphics display screen.
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    Ronald Willson Reagan

    Ronald Wilson Reagan February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989), the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975) and, prior to that, a radio, film and television actor.
  • Nintendo entertainment system

    Nintendo entertainment system
    On this date two things came out it was the sega and the Famicom these came out and sold for $199.99 just like it is today only these were the big deal. Anybody u asked who had a kid had one of these.
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    George Herbert Walker Bush

    George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States (1989–93). He had previously served as the 43rd Vice President (1981–89), a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_H._W._Bush
  • 1990 population

    248.7
  • 27th Amendment

    27th Amendment
    The Twenty-seventh Amendment prohibits any law that increases or decreases the salary of members of the Congress.
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    William Jefferson Clinton

    William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III; August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Inaugurated at age 46, he was the third-youngest president. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Clinton
  • 2000 population

    281.4 million
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    George W. Bush

    George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. Before that, he was the 46th Governor of Texas, serving from 1995 to 2000. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Bush
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    Barack Hussein Obama

    Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.
  • 2010 population

    308.7 million
  • Toilet Paper

    Toilet Paper
    Toilet Paper is used for personal hygein. It is a soft paper.
  • Video Tape

    Video Tape
    It takes one-sixth of a gallon of petroleum to produce a single half-inch VHS tape (almost a gallon to produce one television and broadcast-standard tape.)
  • Massachusetts

    Massachusetts
    On a white field is a blue shield emblazoned with the image of a Native American, Massachuset.
  • Virginia

    Virginia
    Capital City: Richmond City Guides: Virginia City Guides Capital Tour: Capitol Tour
  • Missouri

    Missouri
    Missouri is known as the "Show Me State".
  • Zachary Taylor 1849-1850

    Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was the 12th President of the United States (1849-1850) and an American military leader. Initially uninterested in politics, Taylor nonetheless ran as a Whig in the 1848 presidential election, defeating Lewis Cass. Taylor was the last President to hold slaves while in office, and the second and also last Whig to win a presidential election. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zachary_Taylor
  • Oklahoma

    Oklahoma