Vinton-Shellsburg Alternative School: American Presidents

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  • Birth and Upbringing of George Washington

    Birth and Upbringing of George Washington
    George Washington is born the first child of Augustine Washington Sr., a well-to-do tobacco plantation owner and iron-mining entrepeneur, and Mary Ball Washington (Augustine's second wife) near modern Colonial Beach, Virginia. Upon Augustine's death, senior half-brother Lawrence assumes surrogacy as father figure to George, age 11. Lawrence's father-in-law William Fairfax also has a hand in George's upbringing and will later secure him an appointment as offical surveyor of Culpeper County.
  • George Washingtons Bravery in the Virgina Militia

    George Washingtons Bravery in the Virgina Militia
    He was a young man when he went into the Virgina Militia. He and six other men traveld 500 miles to get to Lake Erie to give a message to the French, to tell them to stop claiming land by the British. When they got the letter this is when the fight broke out between them. Washington had many heroic battles but soon after that he became colonel and a leader to the Virigina Militia. The British ended up wining the war.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • George Washington Marries Martha Custis

    George Washington Marries Martha Custis
    George was actually Marth's second husband. She had been married to Daniel Park Custis who had died just two years earlier.Due to Daniel's death, Martha had inheritted a large sum of money and became a rich widow.George and Martha did not have children of their own, but raised Martha's children that she had with Daniel. .Created by dustin
  • Thomas Jefferson Inherited Slaves

    Thomas Jefferson Inherited Slaves
    Jeffersons Affair with Sally HemingsHis father died when he was only 14 years old. But he didnt get the land an his slaves until he was 21. In a typical year he got about 200 slaves only about half of them where under sixteen years old. He did free most of his slaves expect two of them. He did not let those two go becuase those two slaves tired to excaspe. But there was also a rumor being spread that he had an affair with one of his slaves.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • John Adams and Abigail Getting Married

    John Adams and Abigail Getting Married
    John Adams and Abigail Smith got married by her father in 1764. It all started with letters to each other. When they first met she was too young to marry. But that didnt stop their love. They're first longest separation was when John had to leave for the city then the smallpox ecidemic happened, forcing John to smoke all of his letters from Abigail.
    -Paige Smith-
  • John Quincy Adams Is Born

    John Quincy Adams Is Born
    On this date, John Quincy Adams was born in Braintree, Massachucetts. The son of President John Adams, John Quincy Adams had big shoes to fill. Serving as a Congressman after he left the office of President, he spent his entire life as a public servant.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    Pressure growing between Colonists and British soldiers throughout the 1760's led to the clash of the early 1770s we now know today as the Boston Massacre. Colonists had been tormenting British soldiers and when push came to shove, the crowd quickly became a small riot. The tension grew until British soldiers fired their weapons upon the Colonists, killing five colonists and leaving several wounded. John Adams would defend these British soldiers in their trial in months to come. Made by Dustin
  • John Adams Defends British Sodiers in the Trial of the Boston Massacre

    John Adams Defends British Sodiers in the Trial of the Boston Massacre
    John Adams defended the Soldiers of the 29th Regiment of Foot, to ensure they had a fair trial. This is a great way to show what kind of person John Adams was. although he didn't agree with the British Policies, he carried out the task with honor. The trial took place from October 24th to the 30th. To see documents of the trail, Click Here. Created by Dustin
  • Thomas Jefferson's Marriage and Issue

    Thomas Jefferson's Marriage and Issue
    Thomas Jefferson, at age 28, weds 23-year-old Martha Wayles Skelton, just months after her infant son of previous marriage to Bathurst Skelton, succumbs suddenly to a fever. By her, Jefferson sires six children, only daughters Martha Washington and Mary ever attaining adulthood. Years later, during his Presidency, Mary would pass away from the fatigue of her third parturition, leaving only Martha to survive their father.
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  • John Quincy Adams Watches the Battle of Bunker Hill

    John Quincy Adams Watches the Battle of Bunker Hill
    On this date, John Quincy Adams watched as the Battle of Bunker Hill unfolded near his family farm. John Quincy's father, John was in Philadelphia at the time representing Massachucetts in the Continental Congress. John Quincy watched the battle with his mother, Abigail.
  • John Adams Helps draft the Declaration of Independance.

    John Adams Helps draft the Declaration of Independance.
    He served on the committee, along with Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin to write the Declaration of Independance and gave the principal speech in favor for the Declaration. John Adams
  • John Adams and the Staten Island Peace Conference

    John Adams and the Staten Island Peace Conference
    After the British victory at the Battle of Long Island, Admiral Lord Richard Howe is given authority to organize a diplomatic overture with representatives of the rebellious colonies and is granted pardon/amnesty-issuing powers to British traitors and instigators of the revolt. A delegation of Representatives including John Adams agrees to attend the conference to be held at the residence of Loyalist, Colonel Cristopher Billop, but the negotiation is ultimately a failure.
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  • Thomas Jefferson Helps Draft the Declaration of Indpendence.

    Thomas Jefferson Helps Draft the Declaration of Indpendence.
    He was elected to the Virginia House of Delgates to revise the laws of the state while he helped write the Decleration of Independence. Michael Urbanek
  • The Winter in Valley Forge

    The Winter in Valley Forge
    During the winter of 1777-1778. Washington got the soldiers threw the worst of the worst winters, with what little they had. The soldiers also used the site for preparing for battle by doing drills, and have a better disaplined fighting force. To help pull this off, Washington teamed up with Baron Friedrich von Steuben in February 1778 who was a military officer for Prussia. -Paige Smith-
  • John Adams Diplomat

    John Adams Diplomat
    John Adams goes to France as a diplomat twice, the second time he was there him, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay came up with the Treaty of Paris which ended the American Revolution. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Washington's Battle Of Monmouth

    Washington's Battle Of Monmouth
    Washington fought at Monmouth county, NJ on June 28th of 1778. Washington ran the British out of the Monmouth courthouse. The British were marching to NY but Washington attacked as they reatreated to a grassy knole ,British troops tried to fight but General Nathanael Greene and his American troops flanked the British and forced Cornwallis to draw back but still try to hold off American attacks to the main British army. After awhile all the fighting came to a standstill... it was a draw.
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  • Andrew Jackson Captured

    Andrew Jackson Captured
    Andrew Jackson at the age of thirteen joined the military to go to fight the war. June of 1779 Jackson and his brother Robert were captured by British. During impriosonment Jackson and rufused to clean a British officers boots and the officer was slicing his sword at Jackson Leaving him with scars on his hands and head. Awhile later Robert and Andrew contracted smallpox and Robert died from the disease in april of 1779. On the 27th of april Jacksons mother secured the release of her son.
    Berry
  • Thomas Jefferson As A Confederate Congressmen

    Thomas Jefferson As A Confederate Congressmen
    In 1783 Thomas Jefferson was appointed to the Congress Of Confederation. Jefferson was put in a comitee to form forigen exchange rates. To make things easier Jefferson proposed that the American currency should be based on the decimal system. So then the idea was adopted. In 1784 Jefferson resigned after becoming the Minister Of France.
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  • Thomas Jefferson Returns to Public Services

    Thomas Jefferson Returns to Public Services
    He went back to the public services again. But it was in France, as a trade comissioner and then to become Benjamin Franklin's minister. Tom Shurtz
  • John Adams Minister

    John Adams Minister
    John Adams was a minister from 1785-1788 he was the ambassador to England. Soon after returning he was elected as Vice President under George Washington.
  • George Washington's First Inaugural Adress

    George Washington's First Inaugural Adress
    George Washinton's first inaugural adress was in New York City in the Senate Chamber in front of a joint session of the two Houses of Congress.- Dallas Barkdoll
  • Andrew Jackson Sentor and Business owner and a Judge

    Andrew Jackson Sentor and Business owner and a Judge
    Andrew Jacksons Public CareerJackson has done many things in his life more than just being president. He was appointed to attorney general of the Metro Distrect what is also the present day around Nashville. He served as a Constitutional Convention in Knoxville where he helped draft a state constitution and the Bill of rights. In 1796 he went to Philadelphia to lobby congress to approve Tennessee as the 16th state. He was also the first member of the House of Representative.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • George Washington Stops a Rebellion

    George Washington Stops a Rebellion
    The Whisky Rebellion was the first test of federal power. He had to send troops to stop an uprising by Pennsylvania farmers who refused to pay a federal whisky tax. Michael Urbanek
  • George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Stopped

    George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Stopped
    A strict tax on whiskey was established in 1791. 3 years later, farmers from Western Pennsylvania rebel against this. George Washington orders the rebels to stop, and is ignored. Because of this, he calls 12,000 army men in to stop the rebellion, and it's resolved quickly. -Korey Ramsey
  • John Quincy Adams begins his work as Minister to the Netherlands

    John Quincy Adams begins his work as Minister to the Netherlands
    On this date, John Quincy Adams presented his credentials at the Hague, beginning his first official appointment as Minister to the Netherlands. Then President George Washington offered the appointment to John Quincy in appretiation for his support of the administration. In addition, John Quincy's mastery of the Dutch language made him a good choice.
  • George Washington Appoints New Secretary

    George Washington Appoints New Secretary
    Washington appointed Oliver Wolcott, as the new secretary of the treasury. Wolcott was given this position after Alexander Hamilton decided that he had spent his time there long enough. -Forrest Peters
  • John Adams Presidential Election

    John Adams Presidential Election
    The elections of 1796 was the first elections under the first two party system. Adams was running under the federalist party, Thomas Jefferson running aginst him. Back then there were no running mates, who ever came in second was your vice president. People feared that Adams wasnt serious about anything and he was to stubborn to fallow any rules to be president but at the end of the elections Adams won by a margin of 71 to 68 votes and Jefferson became vice president.
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  • John Quincy Adams Father Is Innagurated as President of the United States

    John Quincy Adams Father Is Innagurated as President of the United States
    On this date John Adams was innagurated as the 2nd President of the United States. It was now an expectaion of John Adams that his son, John Quincy Adams, eventually rise to the office as well. John Quincy would meet this expectation by becoming the nation's 6th president.
  • Washingtons Retirement

    Washingtons Retirement
    He retired in 1797, He left the country's financial system well established. He then went back to Mt .Vernon. He never went to commanding the Army. He died in Mt. Vernon.
  • John Adams and the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798

    John Adams and the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798
    Signed into law by President John Adams in 1798, the Alien and Sedition Acts consisted of four laws passed by the Federalist-controlled Congress.This act increased the requirments of the people that want to be American civilian. These laws were put into place due to the fact that the people of America were about to go to war with France.
    -Jesse Auen-
  • John Adams - George Washington's Return

    John Adams - George Washington's Return
    In 1798, we were on the brink of a war with France. At this time, we didn't have much of an Army. We built it when it was needed. On this day, John Adams appointed former President Washington as Commander-in-Chief of the Army. We never went to war with France, so Washington never needed to actually serve. He died a year and a half later. -Korey Ramsey
  • John Adams - First Navy Victory

    John Adams - First Navy Victory
    At this time, the fighting with France wasn't looking like it was going to turn out the best. Then, on this day, the United States' "Constellation" captures France's "L'Insurgente". This victory occured near St. Kitts, an island in the Caribbean. -Korey Ramsey
  • George Washingtons Death

    George Washingtons Death
    Rediscovering George WashingtonMeaning of Membranous Croup He died from a throat infection called Membranous Croup. He was suffering for a little bit from it he slowly started to go. He started to talk less an less every day. He knew that he was dieing but he was handling it very well. Before he died he told the doctor that he has two wills and told him to preserve one and to burn the other one. When he finally passed he went without a sturggle no sigh or no groan he went peacefully.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Millard Fillmore Is Born

    Millard Fillmore Is Born
    Millard Fillmore was born on this date in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Fillmore was born into poverty and had "pull himself up by his bootstraps" to rise to power. He was the last president born in the 18th century (1700's).
  • John Tyler Begins School

    John Tyler Begins School
    John Tyler Schooling
    He entered the prepatory branch of the William and Mary College when he was just seven. When he was ten he entered the collegiate program, graduating in 1807. He then began to study law with his father.
    -Forrest Peters
  • Thomas Jefferson Makes a Law

    Thomas Jefferson Makes a Law
    Congress reduces the size of the U.S. army to its limits set in 1796. It also passes an act, which Jefferson signed into law, establishing West Point as the official United States Military Academy. -Forrest Peters
  • Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was an agreement between the United States and France. Thomas Jefferson had bought all of the land west of the Mississippi River, for $15,000,000.00. This purchase included approximately 827,000 square miles of land. This comes out to be $181.00 per sqare mile and $3.50 per acre.
    -Jesse Auen-
  • Thomas Jefferson Addresses Possible War with Spain

    Thomas Jefferson Addresses Possible War with Spain
    Between December 3rd, and 4th, President Jefferson addressed this subject twice. One was to the american people, and the other was to congress. This was to inform that a possible war with Spain might occur. To congress, he informed of secretly buying Florida for $5Million.
  • Andrew Jackson Kills a Man in a Duel.

    Andrew Jackson Kills a Man in a Duel.
    Jackson was a man that would defend his wifes honor by any means, mostly in duels. In this particular event the duel was over a horse-racing debt and an insult to his wife, the man that was challenged was Charles Dickinson. Jackson let Dickinson shoot him knowing that he was a great shot, after Jackson was shot while Dickinson was reloading he shot him in the heart. Jackson was shot so close to the heart they wouldn't try to remove the bullet. Michael Urbanek
  • Birth and Childhood of Andrew Johnson

    Birth and Childhood of Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson is born the third child to Jacob Johnson and Mary McDonough in Raleigh, North Carolina, as his maternal uncle's namesake. Father Jacob holds a number of vital occupations as hostler (equine custodian) for the Casso Inn, as sexton for the Presbyterian Church, and as porter for the State Bank of North Carolina, so when, in 1812, he expires, the family is left in poverty. Mary struggles for 7 years as provider, but eventually at age 10, Andrew is apprenticed to the local tailor.
  • Abraham Lincoln Lives in a Log Cabin

    Abraham Lincoln Lives in a Log Cabin
    Abraham Lincoln and his family lived in a one room log cabin in a small town named Knob Creek, Kentucky. He lived there until a land dispute that made his father move to Indiana. They left the cabin in 1811. - Dallas Barkdoll
  • Thomas Jefferson Invention of The Revolving Book Rack

    Thomas Jefferson Invention of The Revolving Book Rack
    Revolving Book Rack Jefferson invented the revolving book rack, which he always had next to his reading and writing arrangement. It could hold as many as five books at a time. It used to be thought as a music stand also. It was also made with real mahogany wood. It had adjustable angles on it to help with cross checking references, and comparing quote's.
    -Paige Smith-
  • John Tyler Enlisted in the Army

    John Tyler Enlisted in the Army
    john tylerIn 1812 John tyler enlisted in the army as a captin.
    His unit never did see any combat. between The War of 1812 was between the United States and Great
    Britian. The United states had a quick victory. tom shurtz
  • Andrew Jackson General

    Andrew Jackson General
    He was a major general in the War agaianst the British in 1812. He became a national hero after the victory against the British Army at New Orleans. Becoming a Nationaal hero will help him become a president later down the road. Tom Shurtz
  • The Night Attack of 12/23/1812

    The Night Attack of 12/23/1812
    "By the Eternal they shall not sleep on our soil."this was said by Jackson and this was said to point out that the Americans will no longer allow the enemy to stay on U.S. soil. That evening, He led 2,131 men in a brief attack from the north on the unsuspecting British troops who were sleeping in their camp.After the attack was over the casulties were, The Americans suffered 24 killed, 115 wounded. while the British reported losses of 46 killed, 167 wounded.
    -Jesse Auen-
  • John Tyler gets Married Letitia Christian

    John Tyler gets Married Letitia Christian
    John Tyler marry's Letitia Christian after being engaged 5 years.The wedding took place at Cedar Grove Plantation.Land acquired after Letitia's parents had died and was given to her and John Tyler. The couple had eight children raised on this property.
  • Thomas Jeffersons Love for Books

    Thomas Jeffersons Love for Books
    How He determined to sell his BooksJeffersons loved books so much that he would never stop getting more and more books. When the Capitol building got burned down with 3,000-volume library books inside it Jefferson took it really hard he felt so bad that he offered to sell them all the books that he had to recreate the library. He had at least had a total of 6,487 volumes. The terms of the sale were thus fixed at $23,950 dollars for the 6,487 books that he had.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • John Tyler Is In The U.S House Of Represenatives

    John Tyler Is In The U.S House Of Represenatives
    In the fall of 1816 one of the U.S House Of Represenatives John Clopton died and left a vacant spot in the 23rd district. John Tyler was a good fit for the position and he campaigned aginst his political ally Andrew Stevenson. By Tylers political connections and strategy he won the spot in the U.S House Of Represenatives by a very slim margin.
    Berry
  • Millard Filmore Starts School

    Millard Filmore Starts School
    He wanted to gain his education so he educated himself. He read many books while he attended a school nearby his home. His teacher was a very good looking lady who was very bright and she was the only one who encouraged him to become more than just a farmer or a tradesman. He fell in love with her and asked her to marry him in 1819. After his schooling he became a lawyer.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Andrew Jackson and the Arbuthnot and A(r)mbrister Incident

    Andrew Jackson and the Arbuthnot and A(r)mbrister Incident
    During General Jackson's occupation of then Spanish-possessed Florida, two British subjects, Robert Ambrister and Alexander Arbuthnot, are captured, detained, and tried for abetting natives against the United States in the First Seminole War. After trial before a military tribunal, they are executed. An international furor ignites and in response, a congressional investigation is conducted into the validity of the convictions which reveals Jackson to be at fault, though officially uncensured.
  • Demise of Abraham Lincoln's Mother

    Demise of Abraham Lincoln's Mother
    Biography of Nancy Hanks LincolnAt age nine, Abraham Lincoln suffers the loss of mother Nancy Hanks Lincoln who fatally succumbs to milk sickness, the result of consuming milk or flesh of cattle that have grazed upon white snakeroot. Close relation are afflicted with tremetol-vomiting as well, including Thomas and Elizabeth Hanks Sparrow.
    Beatty and Berry
  • Thomas Jefferson in Virgina

    Thomas Jefferson in Virgina
    Thomas Jefferson oversee's the begining construction of the University of Virgina until 1825. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Benjamin Harrison Birth

    Benjamin Harrison Birth
    Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio. He spent his time growing up here and learned by studying with private tutors. His parents were John and Elizabeth Harrison. -Forrest Peters
  • John Quicny Adams Is Innaugurated as the 6th President Of The United States

    John Quicny Adams Is Innaugurated as the 6th President Of The United States
    On this date, John Quincy Adams was innaugurated as the 6th President of the United States. This was the culmination of a lifetime of high expectations for John Quincy as the son of a former President. His father, John, lived to see his son win office.
  • John Quincy Adams Presides over the competion of the first stretch of the Eerie Canal

    John Quincy Adams Presides over the competion of the first stretch of the Eerie Canal
    The completion of the first stretch of the Eerie canal was an important step in the economic development of the United States. The canal made made products from the Northeast more easily exported to foriegn markes. Throughout his presidency, John Quincy Adams was a strong supporter of improving the nation's transportation infrastructure.
  • Andrew Johnson Opens Business

    Andrew Johnson Opens Business
    Andrew was contracted into indentured servitude as an apprentice to a tailor, along with his brother. After working for a few years, they ran away together. They went 2 years with a bounty on their head before they made it back home to Raleigh, NC. After that, Andrew moved out west and opened up his own Tailor shop. Korey Ramsey
  • Millard Fillmore gets Married

    Millard Fillmore gets Married
    for details of Abigail Powers click here
    After objecting marrige to Millard Fillmore for being socaily benenth her, He finally got her parents to agree on having the wedding. She was his teacher while he was in school. She was only two years older than him at nineteen years old. -Jesse Auen-
  • Thomas Jefferson Dies

    Thomas Jefferson Dies
    Thomas Jefferson actually died on the day of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and on the exact same day of John Adams death. Thomas died at age 83 and was buried in Monticello, Virginia. His gravstone reads, "HERE WAS BURIED
    THOMAS JEFFERSON
    AUTHOR OF THE
    DECLARATION
    OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
    OF THE
    STATUTE OF VIRGINIA
    FOR
    RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
    AND FATHER OF THE
    UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA".
    Created by Dustin
  • John Adams Death

    John Adams Death
    Adams and Jeffersonsn deathAdams death was very close to Thomas Jeffersons death. They happened to die on the same day. They turned to out to be friends after they didnt like each other for a long time. But they both wanted to live that long to see the 50th aniversary of the Declaration of Indepence. When Jefferson had passed away Adam woke up and said "Thomas Jefferson survies" then he fell into a comma and died from it.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Andrew Jacksons Fight For Presidency

    Andrew Jacksons Fight For Presidency
    In 1824 Andrew Jackson ran for president but lost against John Quincy Adams. This didn't let him give up though. In 1828 he came back around and won Presidency because of his persona . He was tough and rough physique came off like an old hickory tree. Not ready to give up. Ready to take a challenge. Hence the nickname for Andrew Jackson.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Abraham Lincoln's Sister Dies.

    Abraham Lincoln's Sister Dies.
    While she was giving birth his sister sarah died. In April he and a friend took a flatboat down to New Orleans, on the way he had to help fight off a robbery attempt by seven black men. While in New Orleans he watched a slave austion which he did not like at all. Michael Urbanek
  • John Quincy Adams Loses His Bid For A Second Term As President

    John Quincy Adams Loses His Bid For A Second Term As President
    On this date, John Quincy Adams was defeated by Andrew Jackson in the Presidential campaign of 1828. Jackson had been actively campaigning for years beforehand dating all the way back to 1825. This, however, would not be the end of John Quincy Adams political career.
  • Chester Arthur's Birth

    Chester Arthur's Birth
    Birthday
    Arthur was born in Fairfield Vermont. He was born in a small two room manse, with a loft above. This was open to the public. He was fifth out of eight children, having six sisters and one older brother. -Forrest Peters
  • John Quincy Adams Is Elected To Congress

    John Quincy Adams Is Elected To Congress
    John Quincy Adams was elected to Congress in 1830. Regarded by some as the best part of his political career, Adams remained in office for 17 years until his death. Adams was one of the most outspoken opponents of slavery in Congress.
  • 100th Anniversary of George Washington's Birth

    100th Anniversary of George Washington's Birth
    Washington monumentThe Washington Monument was built to be the tallest all stone building in the world. The monument was later dedicated to George Washington, 2/22/1885. Progress towards a memorial finally began in 1832 when a large group of concerned citizens formed the Washington National Monument Society and began raising money. The plans were drawn up in 1836. The cornerstones were laid in 1848. After being disturbed by war, the monument was finished 12/6/1884.
    -Jesse Auen-
  • Abraham Runs for Legislature

    Abraham Runs for Legislature
    In 1832 Abraham Lincoln ran for the Illinois legislature but was unsuccessful. Two years later was elected to a lower house, he served as a whig until 1841
  • Millard Fillmore is Elected into the House of Representatives.

    Millard Fillmore is Elected into the House of Representatives.
    Working hard to pass laws to help stop debtor imprisonment. Meaning at that time, if you did not pay your debt, you were put in prison. This helped him get many popular votes especially from his district. Millard was a Representative until 1845. More info at www.whitehouse.gov. Created by Dustin.
  • Andrew Jackson Nullification Proclamation

    Andrew Jackson Nullification Proclamation
    Jackson believed that the states and municipalities should be forbidden from nullifying federal laws. The Nullification Proclamation was brought to be. -Forrest Peters
  • Andrew Jackson Negotiates Trade

    Andrew Jackson Negotiates Trade
    Andrew Jackson uses Edmund Roberts as a "special agent" to help decided trading treaties overseas, such as in the middle east. After this, United States began to trade with several countries for the first time ever. One of this countries is Thailand, formally named Siam. Korey Ramsey
  • Andrew Jackson rides train

    Andrew Jackson rides train
    Andrew Jackson was the first president to ride on a train on June 6, 1833 the ride lasted 12 miles and was to Baltimore from Washington Turnpike. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • childhood n school

    childhood n school
    Benjamin harrison was born in 1833 on a farm by the Ohio River just below Cincinnati, He attended Miami University in Ohio and he read law in Cincinnati. He moved to Indianapolis where he practiced law and campaigned for the Republican Party.
    -Dean Uthoff
  • Andrew Johnson Alderman

    Andrew Johnson Alderman
    in 1834 Andrew Johnson served as a city council member or Alderman, which is the person that makes the decision to spend city funds. He also served as the mayor of Greenville.
  • Millard Fillmore is Elected to Congress.

    Millard Fillmore is Elected to Congress.
    He was elected to Congress three times from 1837 to 1843. In his last term he was named chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, which dealt with tax and financial issues. Michael Urbanek
  • John Quincy Adams Argues Before The Supreme Court For The Freedom Of The Amistad Slaveship Mutineers

    John Quincy Adams Argues Before The Supreme Court For The Freedom Of The Amistad Slaveship Mutineers
    In this landmark case, John Adams was able to win the freedom of 53 slave who mutinied on the slave ship Amistad. The decsion was reached by way of the fact that the international slave trade had been made illegal. This event was later dramatized in a hollywood move titled "Amistad".
  • John Tyler First Vice President to Succede the President

    John Tyler First Vice President to Succede the President
    Tyler was forced into the presidency when president William Henry Harrison died. This is the first time that the president has died in office. When he gets to Washington D.C. he is called the accidental president by members of the cabnet, soon after he told them that "I am the president and will be called the president if you dont believe in me your resigations will be accepted. -Jesse Auen-
  • Tyler's Cabinet Quits

    Tyler's Cabinet Quits
    John Tyler
    John Tyler vetoes the 2nd bill to establish a National Bank of the United States. In doing so, every single member of his cabinet quits except for his Secretary of State. When this happened, he merely replaced them with whoever he thought was best. Korey Ramsey
  • Millard Filmore Runs For Governor of New York

    Millard Filmore Runs For Governor of New York
    Millard Fillmore as New York governor info.Fillmore left the house hoping to get vice presidental nomination with the Whigs for the 1844 nomination ended up joining Henry Clay. Thurlow Weed thought he should run for governor of New York instead. Fillmore lost, he blamed it on abolitionists, Catholic immigrants and Thurlow Weed. Fillmore decided he needed to stay in politics so in 1847 he won election as New Yorks chief financial overseer. -Paige Smith-
  • John Tyler Threatened with Impeachment

    John Tyler Threatened with Impeachment
    John Tyler Points to Consitution to prove he is president He was accused of vice president trying to be president he had nine counts of impeachable offenses, including corruption,official misconduct, and other high crimes and misdemeanors. He would veto bills (means he wouldnt sign them) but he never did end up getting impeached.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Chester Arthur Attends College

    Chester Arthur Attends College
    Chester Arthur
    In 1844, Chester moved to Schenectady, with his family. His father had taught him Latin and Greek, so he was very intelligent for his age. He was accepted into Union College as a sophomore, even though he was only 15 years old. He even spent his summers teaching others. Korey Ramsey
  • John Tyler Telegraph

    John Tyler Telegraph
    The first telegraph line in the United States was created in 1844. It went from Washington DC, to Baltimore, Maryland. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • John Tyler Gets Married.

    John Tyler Gets Married.
    He married Julia Gardiner, becoming the first president to wed in the White House, as well as the only to be widowed. Michael Urbanek
  • Chester Arthur - Law Career

    Chester Arthur - Law Career
    Arthur College Armada
    After college he spent several years teaching and reading law,he wanted to reside in Manhattan as a wealthy lowyer and a public servant. He was living the life of a true gentleman, He passed his bar exam in 1854 and then using his father's influence, he gained a clerkship in a New York legal firm headed by Erastus D. Culver. Dean Uthoff
  • John Quincy Adams Dies On the House Floor

    John Quincy Adams Dies On the House Floor
    While casting a no vote on the House floor, John Quincy Adams suffered a massive stroke. His last words were "This is the end of Earth. But I am content". John Quincy Adams was 80.
  • Millard Filmore Is Sworn In

    Millard Filmore Is Sworn In
    Millard Filmore was sworn in July tenth of 1850 after the assasinatin of Zachary Taylor on July ninth. Filmore was sworn in by Judge William Cranch in a hallway of the House Of Representatives with no inaugural speech. When Filmore took office all of the cabnet members entered there resignations because of Filmore's political beliefs. After all of the cabnet members left, Filmore filled the cabnet with pro-compromise members except his treasury secretary Thomas Corwin.
    Berry and Beatty
  • Millard Fillmore Passes the Fugitive Slave Bill

    Millard Fillmore Passes the Fugitive Slave Bill
    Fugitive Slave Act
    The passing of this bill makes it illegal to help runaway slaves. If you were caught, you would be fined or sent to jail. The escaped slave is returned to the owner, without a trial, and can't testify for themselves in court. This bill was passed in attempt to ease tensions, but the effects were the opposite. Korey Ramsey
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Congress passes the Compromise of 1850. California is now a free state, Utah and New Mexico are admitted with "popular sovereignty". Millard Fillmore actually agreed to the compromise because he wanted to keep the whole United States together.
  • Millard Fillmore's Authorization of Governance for Utah Territory

    Millard Fillmore's Authorization of Governance for Utah Territory
    After persistent congressional petitioning for statehood on the part of the Latter-Day Saint religionists of Salt Lake City and adjoining settlements and the passage of the Missouri Compromise, President Millard Fillmore appoints Brigham Young, then President of the Church of Latter-Day Saints, as Superintendent of American Indian Affairs, with jurisdiction over the recently designated Utah Territory.
    Beatty and Berry
  • Milliard Fillmore and the Gold Rush

    Milliard Fillmore and the Gold Rush
    There was a gold rush in Oregon after gold is found along the Rogue River. During the gold rush thousands of prospectors moved to Oregon in search of the precious metal. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Chester A. Authur Gains Clerkship in Law Firm

    Chester A. Authur Gains Clerkship in Law Firm
    He graduated third in his class in 1848. After college he spent several years teaching school and reading law, but he knew what he wanted to do in life. He wanted to become a welthy lawyer in Manhattan. With this goal in mind he passed the bar exam in 1854, and then soon after he gained a clerkship in Culver's Firm, within New York. -Jesse Auen
  • Benjamin Harrison is Married

    Benjamin Harrison is Married
    Benjamin marries Caroline Lavinia Scott. They celebrate their wedding at her home. The couple met in college, Benjamin had left Farmers College to go to Miami University "of Ohio" to be with her. Created by Dustin and Jesse.
  • Benjaman Harrison Begins Political Career

    Benjaman Harrison Begins Political Career
    During this time he became involved in politics and campaigned for John C. Fremont. Fremont was the Republican presidential canidate Tom Shurtz
  • Election for City Attorney

    Election for City Attorney
    He won the election for City Attorney for Indianapolis, Indiana. But it took years of hard work and dedication to get there. Tom Shurtz
  • Andrew Johnson's Term As United States Senator

    Andrew Johnson's Term As United States Senator
    On oct 8, 1857 Andrew Johnson was elected as a democratic senator. Slavery was an issue and it was a pressing subject. Johnson was aginst the republican way of thinking, anti-slaverywas the republicans big agenda, and Johnson wanted to justify slavery by saying everyone has a right to own slaves because of the constitution.
    Berry and Beatty
  • Chester A. Arthur Ready for Military Action

    Chester A. Arthur Ready for Military Action
    He was ready for duty, he joined the state militia mostly out of desire for companionship and political connections. After a while the Republican govenor appointed Arthur to be Engineer in Chief with the rank of Quartermaster General. although he was eager to get to the battlefield but he never did because his wife had family fighting for the Confederacy and she didn't want him to fight. Michael Urbanek
  • Teddy Roosevelt Is Born

    Teddy Roosevelt Is Born
    TR was born in New York City, His parents are Theadore Roosevelt Sr. and Martha "Maggie" Bulloch and was the second of four children.
    -Dallas Barkdoll
  • John Tyler Tried a Peace Convention

    John Tyler Tried a Peace Convention
    John Tylers Peace Convention.
    In 1860 the Civil War was unavoidable. John Tyler tries to come up with the "Peace Convention" between northern and southern states. But in the end it didn't go anywhere. Then later, he became a Representive of the Confederacy.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Lincoln's Election

    Lincoln's Election
    Lincoln was elected president on November 6th of 1860. Lincoln was the first president to be from the republican party. To try to win the south Lincoln would try to say in his speeches that the republicans were not only a northern orianted party and if he was president he would'nt mess with the ways of the soth. But yet all of his votes came from the north and west. After the votes were counted Lincoln won all of the free northern states and half of New Jersey.
    Berry and Beatty
  • Abraham Lincoln - Battle of Bull Run

    Abraham Lincoln - Battle of Bull Run
    This battle happened close to Manassas, Virginia. The Confederate army, led by General Beauregard, beat the Union Forces. The win inspires the new Confederate flag. They wanted the stars and bars to stand out Union's similar design. -Korey Ramsey
  • Benjamin Harrison Joins the Military.

    Benjamin Harrison Joins the Military.
    Benjamin joined the Seventieth Indiana Infantry Regiment as a second rank lieutenant and reached the rank of brigadier general during his service. Hs nicknameswere "Kid Gloves Harrison and little Ben". Benjamin served in the Civil War.
    Created by Dustin
  • Abraham Lincoln's Sense of Humor

    Abraham Lincoln's Sense of Humor
    There was a time that the Army was at its weakest. Lincoln then decided he needed more soldiers. With this he sent Gen. George McClellan a note saying, "My dear McClellan, If you don't want to use the Army, I should like to borrow it for awhile." Abraham had a really good sense of humor and knew how to use it. Because of this, he now has alot of famous quotes that involve this.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Death of John Tyler

    Death of John Tyler
    For a prolonged period extending possibly even to his presidential succession by Polk, and terminating with his death, John Tyler suffers various intermittent illness and maladies, including frequent colds, cases of dysentery, and arthritic pains. On January 12th, '62, Tyler complains of chills and dizziness, proceeding to vomit and collapse. After confinement to his bed for a week, in the early morning of the 18th, Tyler utters his final words, "I am going; perhaps it is best." Beatty and Berry
  • Abraham Lincoln's Son Willie Dies

    Abraham Lincoln's Son Willie Dies
    Willie Lincoln was just 11 years old when he died. He passed away in the white house at 5 p.m. This devistated Mary, his mother. He is said to have died from typhoid fever. -Forrest Peters
  • Abraham Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation

    Abraham Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation
    Emancipation Proclamation speechHe made this to free the slaves but not all slaves got freed. The ones in the confederate states. But the ones in the Border states did not get freed.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Benjamin Harrison's Supreme Court Days

    Benjamin Harrison's Supreme Court Days
    Benjamin Harrison served as a reporter in 1864 for the Indiana Supreme Court for a few select years until 1878, when in January of 1878 a senator died and Harrison had a nomonation to run for Senate but overall Democrat domination prevailed and he lost the election to Daniel Voorhees. Berry and Beatty
  • Abraham Lincoln Gets Re-elected for a Second Term

    Abraham Lincoln Gets Re-elected for a Second Term
    When Abraham Lincoln was reelected the Confederates relized that all possible nogotiative settlements were improbable. The U.S. also had never held an election during military emergencies. So Lincoln stated "We can not have free government without elections; and if the rebellion could force us to forego, or postpone a national election, it might fairly claim to have already conquered and ruined us."
    -Jesse Auen-
  • Benjamin Harrison Retires From the Military

    Benjamin Harrison Retires From the Military
    He had his last promotion of brigadier general on march of 1865 and fought 6 battles in the atlanta campaign along side with William T. Sherman, then on june 8 1865 he finally retired from service with honorable discharge. Berry and Beatty
  • Abraham Lincolns Assassination

    Abraham Lincolns Assassination
    Assassinaiton of Abraham Lincolon He was attending a performance at the theatre in Washington. The performance was called "Our American Cousin." He was shot by John Wilkes Booth, who was an actor. He used a Berringer pistol, he shot him in the back of the head just a couple days after the Civil War ended.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Andrew Johnson Disagrees

    Andrew Johnson Disagrees
    Johnson announces that the terms agreed upon between Union General William Tecumseh Sherman and Confederate General Joseph Johnston, where too lenient to the Confederates and orders that they be disregarded. Johnston surrendered to Sherman on April 26 on harsher terms. -Forrest Peters
  • Andrew Johnson Vetoes a Bill That Could Change Slavery

    Andrew Johnson Vetoes a Bill That Could Change Slavery
    List of Bills he VeteodVeteos The Civil Rights Bills He vetoes a bill that would be able to free the blacks from slavery and to be able to be a citizen. The Congress was very unhappy with this and overrode his veto. By:Ashley Sojka
  • Andrew Johnson Vetoes a Bill a Second Time.

    Andrew Johnson Vetoes a Bill a Second Time.
    He vetoes the Civil Rights Act, a second attempt by Congress to provide freed Afican Americans with federal citizenship after the failed Freedman's Bureau Bill. Michael Urbanek
  • Andrew Johnson Vetos First Reconstruction Act, Congress Still Passes it

    Andrew Johnson Vetos First Reconstruction Act, Congress Still Passes it
    for First Reconstruction Act click here Congress passes the First Reconstruction Act, and the Tenure of Office Act. This made it so Johnson could not remove Cabinet members. The Legislative Body also passed Army Appopriations Act, lessening Johnsons control of the Army. -Jesse Auen-
  • Andrew Johnson Fires Stanton

    Andrew Johnson Fires Stanton
    Johnson asked Secretary of War Stanton to resign on August 5th the year before, and he refused. They didn't agree on plans about Reconstruction. Stanton refuses to leave, Johnson got rid of him anyway and that why congress decides impeach him. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Andrew Johnson Submits the Burlingame Treaty

    Andrew Johnson Submits the Burlingame Treaty
    Johnson submits the Burlingame Treaty between the US and China. With this treaty it allowed the Chinese to migrate and immigrate for free. Then later on they decided that with China they would provide as much cheap labor as possible.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Millard Fillmore Dies

    Millard Fillmore Dies
    Millard Fillmore died from the after effects of a stroke on March 8, 1874. He was beleived to have suffered from a cerebral hemmorhage. Fillmore is buried in Buffalo, New York. -Forrest Peters
  • Andrew Johnson Rejoins the Senate

    Andrew Johnson Rejoins the Senate
    After his being the United States President, Johnson joins the senate again, becoming the only former president to have joined the senate. As a senator, Andrew went against the corruption of Ulysses S. Grant's administration. Fun Fact: Andrew Johnson never went to school. Created by Dustin
  • Chester Arthur's Wife Dies From Pheumonia

    Chester Arthur's Wife Dies From Pheumonia
    Chester Arthur's Family LifeHis wife died in 1880. He entered the White House as a widower. They almost got divorced because she was getting sick of him being out late hours. He was a real family man. He liked having big parties to show off his children to other people.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Chester Arthur Gets Word of the Presidents Death

    Chester Arthur Gets Word of the Presidents Death
    Chester had been praying for Garfields recovery ever sense he had recieved word he had been shot. Chester was overwhelmed with grief, and three hours later he was sworn in to the Presidency. Fun Fact: Arthur was the first president to take the Oath of Office in his own home. Created by Dustin
  • Chester Arthur Gets Letter

    Chester Arthur Gets Letter
    Read More about the Man who killer the PresidentHe got a letter from Charles J. Guiteau saying that the president has died. Guiteau said, "I presume you appreciate [my act]," Guiteau wrote, noting that "It raises you from $8,000 to $50,000 a year" and from "a political cypher to President of the United States with all its powers and honors." Even though that he was the one that killed him by shooting him.
  • Chester A. Arthur Takes Office

    Chester A. Arthur Takes Office
    In september of 1881 Arthur came to the white house to give the oath of office a second time, His first oath was insafitiate because it was done by a state judge. His first few weeks of presidency was ridaculed by the press, and he did not get along with his cabnet because they were republican and the cabnet members were suporters of president Garfield, all the members wanted to leave but Athur begged them to stay until december,everyone did except William Windom.
    Berry
  • Publication of Roosevelt's The Naval War of 1812

    Publication of Roosevelt's The Naval War of 1812
    Four years of studious historical research into and documentation of the Naval aspects of the War of 1812 culminates in the publication of Theodore Roosevelt's The Naval War of 1812 in 1882. Equivalent to a doctoral thesis, it is instantly acclaimed for it's depth and broad coverage of minutiae, detailing weaponry, strategic maneuvers, even comparing the heirarchies of the belligerent navies down to ship-level. Roosevelt's military scholarship was a certain qualification for Commander in Chief.
  • Franlkin Delano Roosevelt is Born

    Franlkin Delano Roosevelt is Born
    He was born in Hyde Park, NY. His parents were Sara and James Roosevelt. He lived on a farm as an only child and was home schooled until his teenage years. -Forrest Peters
  • Bright's Disease

    Bright's Disease
    bright's diseaseHe was first diagnosed with the disease in 1882. He knew that the condition was fatal but still kept it secret Brights disease is a kidney disease.
  • Chester Arthur and the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act

    Chester Arthur and the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act
    Following the assassination of President James Garfield, public opinion was largely in favor of civil service reform legislation to ensure against purges of various federal governance positions and civil service offices which would attend most any presidential election. Chester Arthur, although previously a supporter of this, the patronage/spoils system, reversed his stance on the issue shortly after Garfield's assasination.
    Beatty and Berry
  • Theodore Roosevelt's Mother and First Wife Die the Same Day

    Theodore Roosevelt's Mother and First Wife Die the Same Day
    Theodore's Mother Martha Bulloch Roosevelt dies of typhoid fever. Sadly, only a few hours later, Theodore's wife Alice Lee Roosevelt, dies from Bright's disease. The event is quoted, "A Double Tragedy". Click here to read Theodores diary. Created by Dustin
  • Death of Chester Arthur

    Death of Chester Arthur
    Chester Arthur died of a fatal kidney disease called bright's desease. Chester did not try to win the second term as president but he didn't oppose it. The day before he died he had a friend burn all his records because he was worried about people figuring out his past.
    By: Dallas Barkdoll
  • Chester Arthur's Burrial

    Chester Arthur's Burrial
    Athurs death
    Arthur was buried in Albany New York. He was buried with full ceremonies. Grover Cleveland, his successor, was in attendance. His tomb is raised and guarded by a statue of an angel.
    -Forrest Peters
  • Benjamin Harrison Signs Sherman Silver Act Purchase

    Benjamin Harrison Signs Sherman Silver Act Purchase
    Starting here, the government spent twice as much money on silver to be used as currency. Farmers believe this would inflate currency supply and raise prices. In the end, the bill had very little effect. Korey Ramsey
  • Benjamin Harrison - Dependent Pension Bill

    Benjamin Harrison - Dependent Pension Bill
    The bill was made to help veterans and their families. This is the second time it was ran through Congress. The first time President Cleveland vetoed the bill. Korey Ramsey
  • Theodore Roosevelt - Civil Service Commission

    Theodore Roosevelt - Civil Service Commission
    He was a member of the Civil Service Commission he later became president,This office he retained until 1895 when he undertook the direction of the Police Department of New York City. In 1897 he joined President McKinley's administration as assistant secretary of the Navy. While in this office he actively prepared for the Cuban War- Dean
  • Benjamin Harrison Got Abandoned By His Party.

    Benjamin Harrison Got Abandoned By His Party.
    At the end of the Harrison Admistrator the Tresury Surplus had evaporated. Congressional elections went against Republicans. Because he was Republican, it was bad for him. Paige Smith
  • Harry S. Trumans Moves to the Farm

    Harry S. Trumans Moves to the Farm
    Harry Truman's family moved to a farm near Independance Missouri. Independance was a segregated town. While living there as a child he had a hard time trying to make freinds and meet girls his age. Harry liked playing the piano and reading books in his free time instead of playing games like football. Dallas Barkdoll
  • Benjiamin Harrison Signs a Historcal Measure

    Benjiamin Harrison Signs a Historcal Measure
    He signed a substantial appropration bill for the internal improvements and naval expanision adn also for subsidies for steamships lines.

    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Benjamin Harrison Writes His Letter to Congress

    Benjamin Harrison Writes His Letter to Congress
    In his annual letter to Congress he says the Valparaiso attack in Chile, between American sailors and Chilean Nationals, was savage, brutal, and unprovoked. Michael Urbanek
  • Benjamin Harrison Ultimatum To Chile

    Benjamin Harrison Ultimatum To Chile
    The United States of America sends an ultamatum to Chile, Weeks before: Harrison states that all members of his cabinet are wanting a war against Chile. Secretary of state Blaine is the only member arguing an ultimatum.
    -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Benjamin Harrison Chili Backs Down

    Benjamin Harrison Chili Backs Down
    Chile decides to not go to war. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Benjamin Harrison Runs for Re-election

    Benjamin Harrison Runs for Re-election
    the Republican party renominated Harrison but he was defeated by Cleveland. Paige Smith
  • Benjamin Harrison Sends a Treaty to Senate.

    Benjamin Harrison Sends a Treaty to Senate.
    Harrison sent a treaty to the Senate asking for a full and complete annexation of Hawaii. The SEnate was divided and refused to act. Michael Urbanek
  • Franklin is Accepted into Groton

    Franklin is Accepted into Groton
    Groton Website When FDR was just 14, his parents sent him to Groton, a private school where wealthy and powerful american families could attended.
    Created by Dustin.
  • Benjamin Harrisons Death

    Benjamin Harrisons Death
    He died from pheunmonia in his own house. He left about $400,000 to his second wife who he married after leaving the White House. He also left money to his daughter that him and his second wife had. He was a very wealthy man.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Theodore Roosevelt is Sworn in.

    Theodore Roosevelt is Sworn in.
    President McKinley is shot in Buffalo, New York. Eight days later Roosevelt is sworn in as the 26th President of the United States. Michael Urbanek
  • Came To Office

    Came To Office
    He came to Office in 1901-1909.They considered him the first modern president because he actually expanded the power of the executive office. He came to office because McKinley had got assassinated. tom shurtz
  • Theodore Roosevelt Takes Over Presidency.

    Theodore Roosevelt Takes Over Presidency.
    After WIlliam Mckinley was shot he was inagurated as the youngest person to be President.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Proposes

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Proposes
    When FDR was attending law school, he proposed to Alice Sohier, who had turned him down. He quickly decided to propose to Theodore Roosevelts neice, Eleanor Roosevelt. A distant cousin.
    Created by Dustin
  • Truman Cheated To Get Into World War 1

    Truman Cheated To Get Into World War 1
    When Truman took his physical in 1905 to get into the service he had horrible vision. He had 20/40 sight in his left eye and 20/50 in his right. If he didnt pass the eye test the army would deny him service to his country but in fact he did pass. Some who knew of his eye problems were puzzled. Many years later it was said he memorized the eye chart.
    Berry and Beatty
  • Theodore Roosevelt Signs Hepburn Act

    Theodore Roosevelt Signs Hepburn Act
    Roosevelt signed the Hepburn Act, which essentially gives the Interstate Commerce Commission increased power to regulate rates for railroads. Roosevelt's leadership is key for the passage of this act, many believe the act would have not come out of the Senate without TR's advocacy. -Forrest Peters
  • Theodore Roosevelt - Food Regulatory Acts

    Theodore Roosevelt - Food Regulatory Acts
    This all started by Teddy Roosevelt reading the 1906 novel, "The Jungle", written by Upton Sinclair. The acts he passed made it mandatory for an honest list of ingredients on every label of food, as well as federal regulation of all plants being traded between countries/states/areas. -Korey Ramsey
  • Teddy Roosevelts Family Time In The White House

    Teddy Roosevelts Family Time In The White House
    Family"I don't think any family has enjoyed the White House more than we have."
    His family was quite the entertaining bunch. His kids were very entergetic and brought a sense of enthusiasm -Paige Smith-
  • Teddy's Hunt For Big Game

    Teddy's Hunt For Big Game
    In 1909 after his presidency Teddy Roosevelt went on a safari hunt in east africa until late 1911. To not get into trouble Roosevelt claimed this safari was to catch specimans for the Smithsonion Institute. At the end of the safari Roosevelt and his companions captured or killed over 11,397 animals, 512 were big game animals and this includes 6 very rare white rhinos. There were so many animals shipped to D.C it took years to stuff and mount them.
    Berry and Beatty.
  • Theodore Rooseveelts Speech in Iowa

    Theodore Rooseveelts Speech in Iowa
    In his own words quotes from speeches he saidYou may have not of known that he was in iowa here is a quote from the speech he gave in Des Moines Iowa, "I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life; I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well."
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Ronald Reagans Birth & Family

    Ronald Reagans Birth & Family
    Ronald Reagans FamilySon of John Reagen and Wellie Wilson he was born above a general store in Tampico Illinois. His dad owned a shoe store but during the deppression he was forcerd to close down his store so he had to find a different job. Him and his father became very passionate supporters fo Franklin D. Roosevelt
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Bull Moose Party

    Theodore Roosevelt and the Bull Moose Party
    The Bull Moose Party was formed as a split in the Republican party between president Taft and former president Theodore Roosevelt. The name for Roosevelt's party came to be when he stated that he was as fit as a bull moose after being shot in a failed assasination attempt. After Roosevelt left the party by refusing to run in 1916 the party decenigrated.
    -Jesse Auen-
  • Theodore Roosevelts Atemp Assassination

    Theodore Roosevelts Atemp Assassination
    Glass Used by Teddy after Assassination AtempHe was campaigning in Milwaukee. He got done eating went to his car about to step in, turned around to give the crowd a wave goodbye. When John Schrank had shothim the in chest. Schrank shot him with a 38 revolver from close range.But that didnt stop Teddy from giving the speech he talked for 80mins before he went to a hospital. But the doctors couldn't do anything for him. They left the bullet in. He Lived 7 years with the bullet in him.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Franklin Roosevelt's Naval Career

    Franklin Roosevelt's Naval Career
    In 1913 Roosevelt is appointed the position of the Assistant Secretary Of The Navy by President Woodrow Wilson, serving under Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels. His most enduring achievement in this capacity was the foundation of the United States Navy Reserve which acted as an organ of recruitment for civilians in peace-time.
    Berry and Beatty
  • Birth of Richard Milhous Nixon

    Birth of Richard Milhous Nixon
    Richard Milhous Nixon is born to the Quaker household of Francis Anthony and Hannah Milhous Nixon in Yorba Linda, California, as the namesake of Richard the Lionheart, King of England.
    Beatty and Berry
  • Construction Begins for the Lincoln Memorial

    Construction Begins for the Lincoln Memorial
    Picture of the Lincoln Memorial click here. The structure is made of marble from georgia and was designed by Henry Bacon. The statue of lincoln sitting in the center of the building weighs about 175 tons as the building stands almost 100 feet tall. It was completed in 1922. Fun fact: Martin Luther king Jr. had his "I have a Dream" speech here in 1963.
  • Trumans Father Dies

    Trumans Father Dies
    fathers deathafter his fathers passing he eventually moved away from the farm. He started the mining so he was the owner and an opertor, he was also involved in an oil business as a partner. but unsuccessful in both then shipped out into the National Gaurd.
  • John F. Kennedy Born

    John F. Kennedy Born
    John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic SiteHe was born in Brookline, Massachusetts to Joe and Rose kennedy. He had a very good childhood going to private school and having sailboats and summer homes. He also had spinal problems and he went throught alot of reailments. So he spent most of his time recuperating.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Marrige Problems, FDR

    Marrige Problems, FDR
    There was a major problem in their marrige that could have ended the career of FDR. But they came to a conclusion that saved his career in the end. They just stayed together as busniess partners. But the romance part of their marrige was done and over with. tom Shurtz
  • Harry Truman Marries Bess Wallace

    Harry Truman Marries Bess Wallace
    Truman and Bess were friends sense the fifth grade but did not decide to marry until they were in their 30's. They married at the town Independence, specifically in the church, Trinity Episcopal. Fun Fact: During 1910-1959, the couple would write over than 3,000 letters! Created by Dustin
  • FDR Finds Out He Has Polio

    FDR Finds Out He Has Polio
    On the summer of 1921, vacationed at Campobello Island, on the Canadian Atlantic cost after swimming and a 2 mile hike he woke up fevorish the next morning and is left leg was numb the next day. He was partly paralized from the abdomen down, then was diagnosed with polio. spent much of the rest of his life in a wheelchair, with the cane,leg braces and aids he got back some of his mobility. Eleanor became his eyes, ears and legs. Dean Uthoff
  • Franklin Roosevelt's New York Election

    Franklin Roosevelt's New York Election
    Franklin Roosevelt was asked to run in the New York state election by Alfred E. Smith, Roosevelt was nominated by the democratic party by acclamation. Roosevelt won the state elections in 1928, narrowly by one percent of a margin for the Governor of New York.
    Berry and Beatty
  • Ronald Reagan Saves a Drowning Man.

    Ronald Reagan Saves a Drowning Man.
    The headline on his hometown newspaper read Ronald Reagan saves drowning man. After seven summers of working the same job he had saved 77 people from the river by his hometown in Dixon, Illinois Michael Urbanek
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt the Depression

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt the Depression
    During the depression many factories had to shutdown and so did banks. Farmers had to forclose and many people lost their jobs. There was unemployment everywhere. To stop the panics he closed the banks temporarily to fix them.
    ~Ashley S
  • Franklin Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat

    Franklin Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat
    President Roosevelt was in office around the time that the radio came into being. He decided to take advtange of this, and talk over the airwaves, on a regular basis, and tell the american people what he was doing, what was going on, etc. This is one of the many reasons that he was such a loved leader. - Korey Ramsey.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Takes Gold Standard Away

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Takes Gold Standard Away
    F.D.R. takes the united states off of the gold standard. This makes it so the amount of a dollar decreases. The way this helps the economy is that this event allows more money to be availible to the people of the U.S.A. Event done by Jesse Auen.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Creates NLB

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Creates NLB
    Roosevelt creats the National Labor Board with the senator of New York, Robert Wagner. This allows the enforcment of the rights of organized labor to bargain for profits. This changes the govenments stance on labor sharply. event done by jesse Auen.
  • Alcohol Prohibition Overthrown

    Alcohol Prohibition Overthrown
    The 21st Amendment cancels out the 18th one, which says that alcohol is illegal to drink, transport, or hold. Roosevelt was President when Utah became the 36th state to vote for this, making it official. Korey Ramsey
  • Harry Truman Wins for Senate

    Harry Truman Wins for Senate
    One of Truman's biggest challenges when running for senate, was winning the democratic nomination. He came out on top over govener Lloyd Stark by 8000 votes. He did this by obtaining large margins in urban Kansas City and St. louis.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Elections

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Elections
    He easily defeated alfred M. Landon and then he went on the defeat lesser margins and wendell willkie. He also defeated thomas E. deweye. After that he became the only american president to serve more then two terms.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Roosevelt Declares He Has Beef With War.

    Roosevelt Declares He Has Beef With War.
    Franklin declares he hates war in Chautauqua, New York. This was in the middle of a public speech. This is ironic since he is forced to declare war on Germany and Japan after Pearl Harbor. Korey Ramsey
  • Reagan Sports Announcer

    Reagan Sports Announcer
    He graduated in 1932, he found a job as a sports announcer in Des Moines IA, for WHO radio. Tom Shurtz
  • Reagon Movie Career

    Reagon Movie Career
    He got to Hollywood and began his movie career. Over the time of 25 year span he acted in over 50 films. He was interested in the pay, and they negoticate about evry thing that happens behind the sceens. Tom Shurtz
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Campaign Against Decoration

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Campaign Against Decoration
    This campaign was against many deocration oppents but this did not go very well for him when most of them where reelected to congross. These setbacks happened midway through his second term and this caused the low-point in his presidental career
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Tv

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first president to appear on television, Roosevelt spoke at the opening session of the New York World's Fair.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Receives a Letter From Einstein.

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Receives a Letter From Einstein.
    He received a letter from Albert Einstein talking about the possibilities of an Atomic Bomb, Roosevelt creates the President's Advisory Committee on Uranium the next day. Michael Urbanek
  • Harry Truman Serves as a Chairman.

    Harry Truman Serves as a Chairman.
    He serves as chairman of the Senate Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program, also known as the Truman Committee.
  • JFK'S Naval Career

    JFK'S Naval Career
    October 1941 he was appontied to Ensign, then on February 23 1942 he was assighned officer of the Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron TWO, On August 2, 1943 around 2 am his PT boat 109 was rammed and split in 2 by the Japanese Destroyer called the Amagiri though Kennedy was severly hurt he led all the survivors threw perilous water to safety. He won Navy Marrine Corp medal and the Puple Heart.
    -Dean Uthoff
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Declares War.

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Declares War.
    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. On the next day, Roosevelt asked Congress to acknowledge the state of war and declared the Japanese attack "a date which will live in infamy." Michael Urbanek
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt First Airplane Travel

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt First Airplane Travel
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first president to travel on an airplane. It was a Boeing 314, they flew the president to Casablanca in North Africa to meet Winston Churchill during world war II the only reason he didn't go by boat is because there were to many German uboats that could shoot him down. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • JFK is Awarded Medal for Valor, and Purple Heart

    JFK is Awarded Medal for Valor, and Purple Heart
    JFK served on a small motor-torpedo boat, known as a PT Boat. This boat ran into a large Japanese destroyer. The whole crew was asleep while nobody was on watch, going against rules of the Navy. JFK led the crew on a 3 mile swim to a small island where they hid out until they could get help. Korey Ramsey
  • Kennedy Family Loses First Son

    Kennedy Family Loses First Son
    (click for message sent to kennedy family)Joseph P. Kennedey, Jr., the oldest child of Joseph P. and Rose Kennedy was killed in an aircraft accident. The kennedy family recived a letter saying that he had been killed but they could not release any information of his mission. Joe is the first of 3 sons that are killed by another humans hands. -Jesse Auen
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Was Re-elected for President for a 4th Term

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Was Re-elected for President for a 4th Term
    He was re-elected for a fourth term. He defeated against Thomas E. Dewey. He was the only president that was president for 4 terms. Because of that there is a law now that no one can be president for more then 2 terms.
    -paige smith-
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Dies.

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Dies.
    He died in Warm Springs, Georgia. Then Buried at Hyde Park on April 15th. He died from a cerebral hemorrhage which is the when the blood in the brain is blocked.
    -paige smith-
  • Germany surrenders to Harry S. Truman

    Germany surrenders to Harry S. Truman
    click for ww2 and end of ww2 detailsColonel General Alfred Jodl of the German army entered Allied headquarters. There he signed the terms of unconditional surrender. German radio stations announced that Hitler had died while fighting for Berlin against the Russians. Allied inquirers later found out that Hitler and his wife had committed suicide in a bunker 50 feet under Berlin. -Jesse Auen-
  • Harry S. Truman drops the A-Bomb!

    Harry S. Truman drops the A-Bomb!
    Atomic Bomb
    Not long before this, scientists came out with a new kind of WMD, called an atomic bomb. This bomb works by splitting an atom, the smallest particle of matter. On this day, at roughly 8:15 am, Harry decided to drop one on Hiroshima, Japan, in the Enola Gay. 3 days later, he drops another on Nagasaki, Japan. Once the damage was done, it took 5 days for Japan to surrender, and end World War 2. Korey Ramsey
  • Bill Clinton's Birth and Family

    Bill Clinton's Birth and Family
    Hometown and his FamilyBorn in Hope, Arkansas, his birth name is William Jefferson Blythe IV. He was named after his father who had died in a automobile accident before he was born. His mother is Virgina Kelly but later she married Roger Clinton, who later adopted Bill and then Bill took his last name.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Harry Truman asks for Wallace's resignation

    Harry Truman asks for Wallace's resignation
    after Wallace openly, and verbaly attacks Truman saying that the foreign policys that he had put into place were compleatly wrong, and stupid.
  • John. F Kennedy Won Election

    John. F Kennedy Won Election
    Congressional canditate John F Kennedy - July 4th, 1946 speechHe was only 29 years old when he won his first election he stood up for his beliefs and didnt let anyone bring him downhe served three terms in the U.S House of Representatives. He also relected in 1948 and 1950 and in 1952 and won each time.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • John F. Kennedy is Elected.

    John F. Kennedy is Elected.
    He is elected Congressman from the Eleventh District in Massachusetts. He serves three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Michael Urbanek
  • Harry S. Truman - Truman Doctrine

    Harry S. Truman - Truman Doctrine
    Student Activity about Harry Truman & his DoctrineTrumans DoctrineHe delivers a speech to the congress and he also asked them for $400 million to help fight the spred of Communism in Greese and in Turkey.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Harry Truman won his elction last minute.

    Harry Truman won his elction last minute.
    At midnight, he heard the NBC report that Dewey was still excpected to win. At 4am the next morning his secret agents woke him up and told him to turn on the radio. He was ahead by 2 million votes. He won 49.5% of the votes.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Harry S. Truman deals with the Cold War.

    Harry S. Truman deals with the Cold War.
    Truman announces Soviet Union detonated an atomic bomb. Feburary 9, 1950, Truman says the U.S. will develop a hydrogen bomb. And this is the start of the Cold War. Michael Urbanek
  • Clinton MoM

    Clinton MoM
    Virginia Cassidy Blythe moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to complete two years of nursing school. She returned to Arkansas with a degree in nursing in 1950. The later that year she married an automobile salesman named Roger Clinton. - Dean
  • Outbreak of the Korean War

    Outbreak of the Korean War
    In June of 1950 military forces of North Korea plunged southward across the 38th parallel boundary in an attempt to seize South Korea. Truman reportedly responded, “By God, I'm going to let them have it!” Truman did not ask Congress for a declaration of war, he was later criticized for this decision. - Dean
  • John F. Kennedy gets married

    John F. Kennedy gets married
    (click here for wedding details)Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in the picturesque St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Newport, Rhode Island. The bride was given up by her stepfather Hugh D. Auchincloss. -Jesse Auen-
  • JFK Wins Pullitzer Prize

    JFK Wins Pullitzer Prize
    Profiles In Courage
    In 1955, JFK wrote a book called "Profiles In Courage". This book was written about 8 US Senators over the course of our country. These Senators went through horrible public criticism for what they thought was right. In the end, they went with their gut, and it turned out to be the moral thing to do, and the right choice. Korey Ramsey
  • John F. Kennedy became a member of the Foreign Relations Commitee.

    John F. Kennedy became a member of the Foreign Relations Commitee.
    Footage of Senator John F. KennedyKennedy became a member of the Foreign Relations Commitee and he went against Eisenhowers policies because Kennedy was democrat and Eisenhower was republican causing the conflict that the US was on the wrong side of the "missle gap". In the end he got re-elected.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Richard Nixon takes part in a kitchen debate.

    Richard Nixon takes part in a kitchen debate.
    He participates in the "Kitchen Debate" with Soviet Premier Nikita Krushchev. The debate took place in a model kitchen in the American National Exhibition, Nixons energetic debating earns respect everywhere. Michael Urbanek
  • Nixon's First Campaign For Presidency

    Nixon's First Campaign For Presidency
    Nixon started to run for president in 1960, he chose Henery Lodge as his running mate. Nixons opposing threat was John F. Kennedy. Richard Nixon campaigned off past experiance but Kennedy took an out for blood approach, Kennedy blamed Eisenhower and Nixon for allowing the Soviet Union to overtake the U.S in ballistic missles. On four different accounts Nixon and Kennedy debated on television agressively. When elections were done Kennedy wone by just 0.2% of the population (120,000).
    Berry.
  • JFK'S Space Program

    JFK'S Space Program
    Kennedy Space Center
    Kennedy saw the need to exceed the Soviets in the space program, Alan Sheppard became the first man in space. His suborbital flight it lasted 15 minutes, In address to Congress Kennedy pledges to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. He asked for 7 to 9 billion dollars for the next five years for the space program. -Dean Uthoff
  • Kennedy's On And Off Agreements With The Soviets

    Kennedy's On And Off Agreements With The Soviets
    In June of 1961 Kennedy and Khrushchev came to an agreement not to proceed with testing neclear weapons. In September of 1962 the soviets tested there weapons and neglected the treaty. In responce the U.S launched neclear test missles to show the Soviet Union we had weapons of our own. It looked like a nuclear ban was unreachable until Oct. of '63 when an safer agreement was arrived-upon, to detonate bombs underground.
    Beatty and Berry
  • Bill Clinton Meets JFK

    Bill Clinton Meets JFK
    When Clinton Met KennedyWhen Bill was 17 years old he got to meet former President John F. Kennedy. Clinton was the delegate that represented the Legion boys nation from Arkansas. The people that were with him would have never thought he was going to be president.When Clinton shook hands with Kennedy the picture caught the moment of him looking at his hand, probably the moment when he decided he wanted to be in politics.
    -Paige Smith-
  • John F. Kennedy is assassinated

    John F. Kennedy is assassinated
    Kennedy is shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald. Kennedy is the last president to be driven in an open chassy vehicle. Jack Ruby later shoots Lee Oswald and, Lyndon Baines is sworn into presidency. Created by Dustin
  • Lee Harvey Oswald Gets Shot

    Lee Harvey Oswald Gets Shot
    Video of Oswald being shot by Jack RubyLee Harvey Oswald was the assassin of John F. Kennedy. Then as being trarnsported ,Jack Ruby was possing as an agent, and shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald
  • John F. Kennedy burial service

    John F. Kennedy burial service
    NationalCemetery linkJFK is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
    Burial video link. Along with his grave, lay the Eternal Flame, which is a symbol for many religions and cultures. It is to signify importance and memory of JFK. Created by Dustin.
  • Richard Nixon's Dog Checkers and the Checkers Speach

    Richard Nixon's Dog Checkers and the Checkers Speach
    Denying charges that he had accepted money from a secret political slush fund, Nixon gave a televised address insisting that the only gift he'd accepted was the family dog, Checkers, from a Texas admirer. The talk was a hit with the public, saved Nixon's place as Dwight Eisenhower's running mate, and soon became known as "the Checkers speech."
    -Jesse Auen-
  • Bobby Kennedy Dies

    Bobby Kennedy Dies
    RFK Assassination ArchiveAfter giving a speech at the Ambassador hotel in La, he was shot shaking hands with people in the kitchen. He died 26 hours later in the hospital. He was shot by Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant.
    -Forrest Peters
  • Bill Clinton Rhodes Scholarship

    Bill Clinton Rhodes Scholarship
    He won the scholarship in 1968. And when he was at Oxford, there he was studing government and played rugby. When he finished his schooling there he came back to the United States and thought government at Yale university.
  • The King Meets Nixon

    The King Meets Nixon
    The day the King and Nixon met it was initiated by Elvis sending the president a 6 page letter saying how he wanted to meet with Nixon on how he was concerned with the country and how there were too much stuff with the hippie culture. Then Elvis gave him one of his guns and photos of his family.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Richard NIxon Re-Election

    Richard NIxon Re-Election
    In 1972 Richard Nixon had won his re-lection. In which he beat his oppenet Senator George McGovern. And then was sworn in for his second term. January 20th 1973.
  • Richard Nixons end to the Vietnam War

    Richard Nixons end to the Vietnam War
    Nixons way to end the Veitnam War Vietnamization: Having the South Vietnamese take over the fighting. Madman Approach: Threat of carpet bombing the cities, mining the harbors and spreading radioactive debris. Linkage: What the Soviet Union agreed to the North Vietcong would have to agree to also. But none of this worked, but it paved the way for an end to American participation and the exchange. AS
  • Richard Nixon Rufuses to Give 500 tapes

    Richard Nixon Rufuses to Give 500 tapes
    Nixon refuses to give 500 tapes to the Senate Watergate Committee. Nixon states that presidential cummunications shouldn't be made public. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Richard Nixon Refuses to Resign

    Richard Nixon Refuses to Resign
    During the end of President Nixon's presidency he was involved in a worldwide scandal called Watergate. This issue goes public, and the people go crazy. Nixon's advisors all suggest that he should resign, and he refused them. The next day, he changes his mind.
  • Richard M. Nixon Resigns

    Richard M. Nixon Resigns
    Richard Nixon is overcome with stress dealing with his attemp to find out what the democratic party was up to. Nixon discovered there were documents at the Watergate Hotel. These documents could help him win his election so, Nixon had people steal those documents. But this scandal was later discovered, so Nixon resigned to avoid criminal charges and impeachment. Click here to watch a CBS news report.
    Created by Dustin
  • Bill Clinton's Governorship of Arkansas

    Bill Clinton's Governorship of Arkansas
    Having defeated Republican gubernatorial candidate Lynn Lowe, Bill Clinton is inaugurated as Governor of Arkansas. The primary focus of his policies in this first term was reform in education and transportation infrastructure. Conspiring against his re-election in 1980 were a number of disappointments with his leadership including citizens' rage over a contemporarily legislated motor vehicle tax, and the escape of Cuban refugees from Fort Chaffee in 1980.
    Beatty and Berry
  • Ronald Wilson Reagan gets Shot

    Ronald Wilson Reagan gets Shot
    Ronald is shot in the chest by John Hinckley, Jr. and is rushed to the George Washington Hospital along with three others. Ronald then went through a three hour surgery. Ronald Reagan had a punctured lung because of the shot. He was able to make a full recovery. CBS Report click here. Created by Dustin
  • Ronald Reagan Almost Assassinated Back In Office

    Ronald Reagan Almost Assassinated Back In Office
    Pictures of Reagan being shot..Reagan resumed work in the oval office after fully recovering by October. He was shot in the lung by John Hinckley, Jr.. John shot Reagan to get actress Jodie Foster to be impressed by him. He also shot Press Secretary James Brady, and an officer and security agent. He was found not guilty but insane and sentenced to life in a mental insitution. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Ronald Reagan Pushes for SDI

    Ronald Reagan Pushes for SDI
    Reagan pushes for the development of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). The idea was to attempt to create a high-technology anti-ballistic missile shield. This would protect the United States from a nuclear attack. -Forrest Peters -Forrest Peters
  • Ronald Reagan Had a Humorous Debate

    Ronald Reagan Had a Humorous Debate
    Humurous Debate
    His humor showed with his debate against Mondale when they asked if his age would get in the way of his presidency. He responded back with a witty remark of: he wasnt going to expose his opponents youth and inexperience.
    -Paige Smith-
  • Ronald Reagan Lays Wreath at Concentration Camp

    Ronald Reagan Lays Wreath at Concentration Camp
    Ronald Reagan went to the Bitburg military cemetary in West Germany. This place holds the grave of 200 german soldiers, including 49 members of Hitler's SS. Because of the citicism of of this, he layed a wreath on a former concentration camp earlier in the day. Korey Ramsey
  • Ronald Reagan's reaction to the Challenger Exploding

    Ronald Reagan's reaction to the Challenger Exploding
    On this day the space shuttle Challenger exploded in flight. The president was sitting in the Oval Office preparing for a luncheon, when the Vice President and National Security Advisor burst into the room with the terrible news of the explosion. He said he could not get the families of any of the astronauts out of his mind. He wondered how he would speak to the children of the nation that had seen the event happen.
    -Jesse Auen-
  • Reagon Drops Bombs On Gaddafi

    Reagon Drops Bombs On Gaddafi
    Regan wanted to drop bombs on Muammar Gaddafi's front step after the 1986 bombing of an entertainment venue in Berlin, Germany, the bomb that was placed under the table killed U.S soilders, injured 230 people including 79 american service men. 60 tons of bombs were dropped, some of them off target and the french embassy was barrely missed. One of our bombers was shot down by a S.A.M. After all the confusion, Gaddafi was still alive and made a speech saying he won over the U.S.
    Berry
  • Ronald Regans Free Flow of Oil

    Ronald Regans Free Flow of Oil
    Youtube Video of Reagan Speaking about making changesHe orderd the naval escorts in the Persian Gulf, so he could maintain the free flow of oil during the Iran-Iraq war in keeping with the Reagan Doctrine, he gave support to anti-Communist insurgencies in Central America, Asia, and Africa. He tries to keep to his doctrine because it has alot of meaning to him.
    By:Ashley Sojka
  • Ronald Reagan - White house sells illegal firearms

    Ronald Reagan - White house sells illegal firearms
    On this day, the White House made it known to members of congress that they sold firearms to Iran, in direct violation of a law that specifically says they can't do that. The White House denies this was an attempt to release american hostages.
  • Bill Clinton is Elected President

    Bill Clinton is Elected President
    Debating against Al Gore, a senator from Tennessee. Bill did have difficulty during his entire campaign because of rumors that he was having affairs and that he had avoided the Vietnam draft. Despite all the public's views for his personal life, Bill Clinton was successfully elected. Created by Dustin
  • Bill Clinton Creates a Payment Plan.

    Bill Clinton Creates a Payment Plan.
    Clinton signs the bill creating the National Service Program. This provides 1.5 billion dollars over 3 years to enable students to repay federal educational aid through community service. Michael Urbanek
  • Clinton Sending Reinforcements After Heavy Losses in Somalia

    Clinton Sending Reinforcements After Heavy Losses in Somalia
    After a giant loss of Americans in a United Nations attack in Somalia failed Clinton sent many troops, tanks, helicopters, and perrsonel carrieres to the aid. shortly before sending military to Somalia still pictures were taken of a unknown american soilder being pulled by a rope down the street. This angered Clinton and the rest of the United States.
    -Jesse Auen-
  • Bill Clinton Approves GATT

    Bill Clinton Approves GATT
    117 nations, including the United States agreed to cut tariffs by more than a third on a wide-range of products and creates a more free international market for goods. -Dallas Barkdoll
  • Bill Clinton Against Chemical Weapons

    Bill Clinton Against Chemical Weapons
    The senate came together and made the Chemical Weapons Convention. The purpose of this was to try to avoid any more wars. This made making, receiving, holding onto, or using chemical weapons illegal. -Korey Ramsey
  • Bill Clinton Orders Attack

    Bill Clinton Orders Attack
    Under Clinton's orders, the U.S. Navy fired 23 Tomahawk missiles at Iraqi intelligence operations in Baghdad. This was decided after learning that there was a plot to kill the former president Bush during his visit to Kuwait. The attack reportedly killed eight people. -Forrest Peters
  • Bill Clinton's Impeachment

    Bill Clinton's Impeachment
    Bill Clinton was impeached in December of 1998 for perjury and obstruction of justice. For perjury the votes came out 228-206 and for obstruction of justice it was 221-212. Even though Clinton was impeeched he was never convicted of any federal crimes. Clinton was the first elected president but second president to be impeeched.
    Berry and Beatty.
  • Death of Ronald Reagan

    Death of Ronald Reagan
    Having acheived the contemporary record for Presidential longevity, Ronald Reagan passes away as a result of pneumonia at the age of 92 years, 120 days after ten years debilitation with Alzheimer's Disease. On June 7th, a family funeral is held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and lies there in repose until June 9th, when the remains are transported to Washington D.C. in preparation for the State Funeral presided over by President Bush at the Washington National Cathedral June 11th.