History Class Timeline 2017-2018

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In History
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    On this day, the United States of America gained their freedom from England with a document signed by many of their leaders. It is important because it gave us our freedom today.
  • Steamboat Invention

    Steamboat Invention
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana purchase is when Jefferson bought all of the land from the Mississippi to the Rockies and Mexico to Canada for 3 cents an acre.
  • Train Invention

    Train Invention
  • The Louis and Clark Expedition

    The Louis and Clark Expedition
    Louis and Clark were American explorers who were sent out west to map the Mississippi river. They completed their journey and found many new plant and animal species. Along the way, they got help from Native American tribes.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte's Assassination

    Napoleon Bonaparte's Assassination
    On this day, the leader of France's revolution was killed. This is important because it changed the course of France's future.
  • Telegraph Invention

    Telegraph Invention
  • The Texas Revolution

    The Texas Revolution
    The Texas Revolution was when the Americans who were settled in Texas fought the Mexicans to gain control of the territory. This ultimately led to the war with Mexico.
  • The Donner Party

    The Donner Party
    The Donner party was a group of pioneers who went to settle out on the west. They made many mistakes and eventually resulted in them resorting to cannibalism to stay alive.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    The Gold Rush was when the Americans found out that there was gold in California and went nuts over it. The prices went up dramatically and many people started to move west. Even people from other countries came here to get lucky.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was a battle in the Civil War fought in the town of Gettysburg. It was very crucial in the victory of the north. After three days, many had died and the north pushed the south out of their land.
  • Lee's Surrender at Appomatax Courthouse

    Lee's Surrender at Appomatax Courthouse
    Lee the president of the south during the Civil War. He surrendered at the Appotmatax Courthouse after the north rampaged through the south and destroyed everything.
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Lincoln's Assassination
    Lincoln's Assassination was the day he was killed by John Wilkes Booth. He was killed while watching a play with his wife.
  • Completion of Transcontinental Railroad

    Completion of Transcontinental Railroad
    The Transcontinental Railroad was a railroad going from the east coast to west coast in the U.S.A. It was the biggest line of railroad ever at that time.
  • Telephone Invention

    Telephone Invention
  • Manchester United Founded

    Manchester United Founded
    On this date, Manchester United was founded and became a powerhouse in European football. It is important because it changed football forever.
  • Electric Light Bulb Invention

    Electric Light Bulb Invention
  • Automobile Invention

    Automobile Invention
  • Radio Invention

    Radio Invention
  • Airplane Invention

    Airplane Invention
  • Television Invention

    Television Invention
  • World War II Started

    World War II Started
    On this day, Hitler and the Nazi's invaded Poland and started World War II. This is important because it totally changed that time period and many lives kill taken.
  • When McDonald's was Established

    When McDonald's was Established
    On this date, the world's biggest chain restaurant was created. It is important because this change how people viewed chain restaurants. It also provided quick service with cheap meals.
  • VCR Invention

    VCR Invention
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    March on Washington was a gathering of many people to protest the segregation because of color. This event caused many government officials to fight for the desegregation.
  • Nike Establishment

    Nike Establishment
    On this day, Nike was established and soon became the leading sports wear brand. It is important because it influences what we wear today so much.
  • Pele Scored his 1000th Goal

    Pele Scored his 1000th Goal
    Pele scored his 1000th goal in all competitions. It is important because it was the first time anyone had ever hit that milestone ever.
  • Atari 2600 Invention

    Atari 2600 Invention
  • Apple 2 Computer Invention

    Apple 2 Computer Invention
  • When Netflix was Created

    When Netflix was Created
    On this day, the famous Netflix was created. This is a movie and tv streaming service that many people use.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    The day that the terrorist flew planes into the World Trade Center Towers in Manhattan killing thousands of people. It is important because it helps us remember everyone who died in that accident.
  • My Birthday

    My Birthday
    This is the day that I came into the world. It is important because I wouldn't be alive without it.
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    California Goldrush

    The California Goldrush was a time period where the Americans first found gold. After word got around, many people moved west to California because it was filled with gold. Not many people ended up making a lot of money.
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    Civil War

    The Civil War was a war between to North and South of America. The south wanted to secede but the north didn't want them to. In the end, the north won and the south was forced to stay intact of the nation.
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    Reconstruction

    Reconstruction was the time period after the Civil War were the government tried everything they could to rebuild the economy of the south.