History Class Timeline 2017-2018

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  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus "found America"

    Christopher Columbus "found America"
    Christopher Columbus was on his ship with his crew, and landed on America. "There for finding America"
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    When people protests the Tea Act, people let the tea to rot, then people in other states blocked the ships carrying it. One night people disguised themselves, then they threw the tea overboard.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    When a document was signed that made America a separated part of the world from Britain.
  • Steamboat was Invented

    Steamboat was Invented
    The steamboat era began in 1787 in Philadelphia, were John Fitch had successfully trial his 45-foot steamboat down the Delaware River. This is when the steamboat was invented.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was when the United States doubled its size. Thomas Jefferson, the president of the United States at that time, purchases the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon. This purchase gained the United states the Mississippi river that helps trading and traveling easier.
  • Lewis & Clark's Journey through The West

    Lewis & Clark's Journey through The West
    Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon. After that happened Jefferson wanted people to explore the west, so he hired Lewis and Clark. They went through the west starting maps and finding new species.
  • Train

  • Texas Revolution

    Texas Revolution
    The Texas Revolution was when Mexicans owned Texas. So they let Americans start to settle the land. But there was a lot of Americans coming, so Mexico said that Americans must leave. But then we were like no, so then there was a war. we ended up winning the war and gaining Texas.
  • Telegraph

  • Donner Party

    Donner Party
    The Donner Party came from the East, and they were traveling west like everybody else. But they heard of a "short cut" that lead them to being stranded. Snow came, and they didn't have any more food, so they turned to cannibalism. So they ate each other one by one.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    The Gold Rush was when a man first found a nugget of gold. Then multiple people heard about the gold finding. So people from all over the world came to California so they could get rich from gold.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    It was a big military conflict that happened when the confederate and the Union collided.
  • Lee's Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Lee's Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    Lee's Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse was the time that General Robert E. Lee surrendered his arm to General Ulysses S. Grant.
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Lincoln's Assassination
    Lincoln's Assassination was the time shortly after 10 pm that John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln (the 16th President) in the back of the head, trying to kill Lincoln. He was successful with the death of Lincoln 5 days after he shot him in the head.
  • Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

    Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
    The Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad was when people in America moved west to build a railroad that went from both the west and east sides of the United States of America. This was also an opportunity for immigrants to find word building the railroads.
  • Telephone

  • Electric Light Bulb

    Electric Light Bulb
  • Automobile

  • Radio

  • The First Airplane was Invented

    The First Airplane was Invented
    The Wright brothers invented the first successful powered flying aircraft. They took a few brief flights with the aircraft; they named it the Kitty Hawk.
  • Television

  • Attack at Pearl Harbor

    Attack at Pearl Harbor
    When the Japanese sent fighter planes to attack the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This was During World War II.
  • The D-Day Invasion

    The D-Day Invasion
    The D-Day Invasion be Allied Forces on the northern beaches of France marked the liberation of France and Eastern Europe from Nazi occupation
  • VCR

  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The March of Washington was the time that hundreds of black people and few whites came together around the Lincoln Memorial to protest the equality of jobs and freedom for the African Americans.
  • Atari 2600

    Atari 2600
  • Apple 2 Computer

    Apple 2 Computer
  • 9/11

    On September 11, 2001, terrorist flew planes into the world Trade Center Towers in New York City Killing hundreds of people.,
  • Me B-Day

    Me B-Day
    The day I was brought into the world.
  • Bryndle Came into Family

    Bryndle Came into Family
    Bryndle my dog came into my family
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    California Gold-rush

    The California Gold-rush was the time when one man founds some gold on his property, this then led to thousands of people moving west and immigrants coming to America in the search of gold.
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    American Civil War

    The Civil War is when the United Sates of American split up into two sides: the Confederacy ( the south) and the Union (the north). This war happened because of the argument of slavery (being kept ot not).
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    Reconstruction was the time of tying up loose ends to the Civil War and the time that The United States of America was recovering for the Civil War.