US History: VHS Summer: Dylan Gaffey

Timeline created by DylanGaffey
In History
  • Sand Creek Massacre

    A massacre in the American Indian War force of Colorado U.S. Volunteer Cavalry attacked and destroyed a village of Cheyenne and Arapaho in southeastern Colorado Territory.
  • Description - Module 1

    This timeline is about what i have learned about US History from 1877-2011.
  • Peak of Immigration to America - Module 2

    In 1880, immigration to America had reached its all time high.
  • America: The Greatest - Module 4

    By 1914, America, which was once such a small nation to the European countries has now grown bigger than all of them
  • Buying The Virgin Islands - Module 4

    Buying The Virgin Islands - Module 4
    In 1917, the German naval threat in WWI prompted the United States to buy The Virgin Islands from Denmark.
  • Stock Market crash of 1929 - Module 5

    Stock Market crash of 1929 - Module 5
    The stock market crash of 1929 touched off a chain of events that brought the United States into its longest, deepest economic crisis of its history.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt elected - Module 5

    Franklin D. Roosevelt elected - Module 5
    When the votes were tallied in 1932, Americans made a strong statement for change, and elected Franklin D. Roosevelt as president
  • Neutrality Act of 1939

    Neutrality Act of 1939
    The Neutrality Act of 1939 ended the arms embargo and permitted the sales of munitions on a "cash and carry" basis.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor - Module 6

    Attack on Pearl Harbor - Module 6
    on December 7, 1941, Japanese fighter planes attacked the naval base on Pearl Harbor, which is near Honolulu, Hawaii http://www.ushistory.org/us/51.asp
  • Auschwitz Liberation - Module 6

    Auschwitz Liberation - Module 6
    January 1, 1945 marks the date that Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz, the most well known death camp from the Holocaust.
  • Korean War ends

    Korean War ends
    On July 27, 1953 the Korean war came to an end with the signing of an armistice
  • Sputnik Launch - Module 7

    Sputnik Launch - Module 7
    In 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first artificial Earth satellite.
  • Women's Rights movement - Module 8

    Women's Rights movement - Module 8
    The Food and Drug Administration approved the first oral contraceptive as birth control in the U.S.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Speech - Module 8

    Martin Luther King Jr. Speech - Module 8
    in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream' speech at the March on Washington
  • Ronald Reagan elected President - Module 9

    Ronald Reagan elected President - Module 9
    In 1980, Reagan was elected as our 40th President. he had a good victory against Jimmy Carter. People went to Reagan hoping he would bring a change in the economy.
  • Release of Apples "Lisa" computer - Module 10

    Release of Apples "Lisa" computer - Module 10
    The Apple "Lisa" computer was released in 1983. Sales for "Lisa" were very low. No-one wanted it because of its cost at nearly $10,000
  • Cold War comes to an end - Module 9

    Cold War comes to an end - Module 9
    The Cold War came to an end in 1991 when the Soviet Union Collapsed.
  • Columbine Shooting

    Columbine Shooting
    In April of 1999, two boys entered Columbine High school with guns and shot up the school. They killed 13 people before taking their own lives.
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    1877-2011 - Module 1

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    Vietnam War - Module 7

    The Vietnam War was between North Vietnam with their allies against South Vietnam and their principle ally, The United States. The war ended when Saigon fell to the communists