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U.S. History: VHS summer: Zack Mills

  • Child Labor during the industrail revolution

    Child Labor during the industrail revolution
    Children were forced to work everyday for factory bosses. The children weere forced to work because ther ewas no law against child labor and they were able to work for very little money.
  • Custer's Last Stand

    Custer's Last Stand
    The battle of little bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand was a battle between the U.S. and the Indians. It was a bttle in the Great Sioux War. Custer's force was annihilated and Custer was killed. The fighting countinued untill 9:00 pm and the next moring the U.S. did a server surprise attack on the Indians and won the battle.
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    U.S. History: VHS: Zack Mills

    This timeline will show major events in the United States. It will also show the results of each event.
  • The Maine Sinks

    The Maine Sinks
    The U.S. and Spanish war was between the U.S. and Spain. The Maine was a battleship that was in Havana Harbor. One day in Havana Harbor the Maine exploded in the harbor. The U.S. blammed Spain. After the maine exploded the Spanish war started.
  • Coal Strike of 1902

    Coal Strike of 1902
    The coal strike of 1902 strted when the miniors wanted their weekly pay envolope early so they could heat their homes. The strike was between the strikers and the national guard and the Pennsylvania police. The government got involved and settled it.
  • Invention of the Model T

    Invention of the Model T
    Herny Ford invented the first car in 1903. The world and Henry Ford were involved. Herny made on of the greatest creations of all time. People today are still driving cars. Herny Fords invention will live with the people of the world for the rest of time.
  • Charles Lindberghs Flight

    Charles Lindberghs Flight
    Charles Lindbergh flew thirty three and one half hours from New York to Pairs. Charles only packed four sandwhichs and two canteens of water for the flight. If he made the flight he earned a 25,000 dollar prize. The president awarded him a distinguished flying cross. He was an instant hero after making the flight. s
  • The bonus march.

    The bonus march.
    World War I veterans created a march to celabrate the surving soldiers that fought in World War I. The veterans were getting paid for their sacrifices in the war. Many of the veterans were out of work because of the great depression so this gave them money. When Roosevelt was elected as president he opposed the veteran's bonus demands.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    The Dust bowl was a period in time called the " dirty thierties " There was survier dust storms during the 1930's. Many american and Canadian land was detoryed because of droughts. After the dust storms and droughts passed after years everything was starting to look " normal " again. s
  • War Breaks out

    War Breaks out
    On july 7th 1937 japan bombed chinanese cities to get a more advanced army to go to war in World War II. China didnt want to go to war so japan bombed china to create a more equppied army to go to war. After this happened World War II officaly started. The United States held out of the war for 8 years and then they stated to fight after japan bombed Pearl Harbor.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japanese bombers attack the docked ships in Pearl Harbor. This was the start of World War II. The Japanese planed a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt told the U.S. to get ready for World War II. The U.S. lost the battle of Pearl Harbor but won the war.
  • The Victory in Europe Day

    The Victory in Europe Day
    On May 8, 1945 the World War II allies accepted a unconditanial surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany. On the 30th of April Hitler commited suicide during the battle of berlin, and so the surrender of germany was athurized by his replacement. Germany surrenderd.
  • Atomic bomb

    Atomic bomb
    On August 6, 1945 the United States drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan. This was one of the final attacks of World War II. The United States had won World War II. The atomic bomb was a nuclear weapon.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    The cold war was a nuclear weapons war. The nuclear weapons cause mass destruction between the United States and the Soviet Union. The United States ended the cold war by dropping the Atomic bomb on Russia. After the cold war ended Ronald Reagan had an intermediate nuclear forces treaty created in 1987. The treaty says there can't be anymore use of nuclear weapons between The United States and the Soviet Union.
  • Reagan assassination attempt

    Reagan assassination attempt
    During one of Reagans speaches he was shot at. Reagan and two other people were shot during Reagans assassination attempt. After Reagan and the two other men returned from the hospital Reagan past the brady bill law.
  • Nuclear forces treaty

    Nuclear forces treaty
    In 1987 a treaty for nuclear weapons was signed between the United States and the Soviet Union. The treaty was an agreement for no more nuclear weapon launches between the Soviet Union and the United States. This was so we did not have another Cold War.
  • Exxon Valdez oil spill

    Exxon Valdez oil spill
    Joseph Hazelwood was the captain of the Exxon Valdez during the oil spill in 1987. Joseph Hazelwood was accused of OUI on the boat. (He was drinking)He was charged with misdemeanor, fined 50,000 dollars, and had to serve 1,000 hours of community service. The Exxon Valdez was listed the 53rd largest oil spill ever.
  • columbine school shooting

    columbine school shooting
    Two senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold start a school massacre. The two students entered the school with guns and killed 12 students and on teacher. They also injured 21 students, three while they were trying to escape the school. The school security then started watching kids that are goth, social outcasts, and kids taking anti depressants. They also watched the violent films, music, internet sites and video games.
  • Vietnam Draft Dodging

    Vietnam Draft Dodging
    Draft dodging was against the law. A draft dodger was someone who avoided the draft to go to war. Refusing to go to war if you are drafted is a criminal offense in most countries. In the United States it is. People tried to dodge the draft so they didn't have to got to war and they could stay home with their families but they didn't know it was crime.