My Timeline

Timeline created by LexiC15
  • Jan 11, 1111

    I'll have to add pictures at a different date

    My chromebook is having an issue saving images
  • Oct 12, 1492

    1492: Conquest of Paradise: Land ho

    1492: Conquest of Paradise: Land ho
    EVENT: On October 12th, 1492, Christopher Columbus, a navigator, landed on various caribbean islands.
    FACT CHECK: The information in this film was pretty accurate, and didn't influence the "Columbus discovered America" lie.
    CONNECTION: If I were in Columbus's shoes, I don't think I would've lasted as a leader as long as he did. I don't do too well under high-pressure circumstances.
    RATING:⭐⭐⭐ I gave this film 3/5 stars because I couldn't understand what anyone was saying half the time.
  • Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure: France Invades Austria

    Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure: France Invades Austria
    EVENT: In 1805 Napoleon invades Austria, and is then kidnapped by Bill and Ted, and taken to the future.
    FACT CHECK: France did actually invade Austria. One of the reasons being, revolutionaries thought a war would unify the country.
    CONNECTION: Seeing Napoleon in today's day and age would be interesting, considering things would be drastically different.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ The representation was accurate, but Bill and Ted were irritating.
  • 12 Years a Slave - Kidnapped

    12 Years a Slave - Kidnapped
    EVENT: March 22nd, 1841, Solomon was drugged and kidnapped by two businessmen while in Washington DC.
    FACT CHECK: Many free-born African Americans were actually tricked and sold into slavery, just like Solomon.
    CONNECTION: Human-trafficking is still a very real thing, and there are even more methods now than there used to be.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ I gave this movie 3/5 stars because I was not able to watch much of the movie. However, the part I was able to watch, I found informational.
  • Lincoln - Assassinated

    Lincoln - Assassinated
    EVENT: April 15th, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre.
    FACT CHECK: Lincoln was actually assassinated at Ford's Theatre; He was shot in the left side of his head by John Wilkes Booth.
    CONNECTION: Since Lincoln's assassination, security for presidents has been upped.
    RATING: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ I gave this movie 5 stars because it was enjoyable and informational. The actors were amazing, I felt like I was in the debates myself.
  • The Lost Battalion

    The Lost Battalion
    EVENT: The soldiers of The Lost Battalion were isolated and completely surrounded by German forces in the Argonne Forest.
    FACT CHECK: Cher Ami, the last carrier pigeon, was real, and had a statue built in honor of his bravery.
    CONNECTION: Although the technology is not quiet the same, similar methods of communication were used back then and now.
    RATING: ⭐ Although I find films about wars interesting, I had a hard time following this one.
  • Red Tails

    EVENT: The Red Tails had their first important mission on Jan. 22nd, 1944.
    FACT CHECK: The Red Tails did not have an important mission previous to this one.
    CONNECTION: This specific group of African Americans gave many POC a good image, and shows that anyone can succeed in something if they try.
    RATING: The film was very informational and was easy to follow. I enjoyed it.
  • Forest Gump

    EVENT: Elvis stays at Gump's house and Forrest teaches Elvis a dance he likes.
    FACT CHECK: Although this scene was never 100% confirmed to be true, it's still funny to think about.
    CONNECTION: Many kids would love to meet/hangout with a big celebrity, but with this covid going around I don't think anyone will even be performing.
    RATING: I gave this movie a 5/5, I was able to watch this movie without falling asleep. It's very entertaining.
  • Selma

    EVENT: The Selma to Montgomery march is led by John Lewis.
    FACT CHECK:The event was accurately depicted the march that actually took place years ago.
    CONNECTION: People are still protesting for equality today; for example the BLM Movement is a huge protest going on right now.
    RATING: I gave this movie a 3/5 because it was hard to keep up with, but it had some interesting scenes.
  • Rescue Dawn

    EVENT: Dieter Dengler, a U.S. Navy aviator was shot down and taken by Vietnamese forces.
    FACT CHECK: He, as well as many other aviators were actually shot down during the war.
    CONNECTION: Because technology has advanced majorly, the chances of another aviator getting shot down is low.
    RATING: I gave this movie a 2/5, overall the movie was slow, and I couldn't tell what anyone was saying half the time.
  • Birthdate

    Birthdate
    I was born on June 18th, 2004.
  • The Dust Bowl - Documentary (best fill-in I could find)

    The Dust Bowl - Documentary (best fill-in I could find)
    Event:Some individuals are sharing their stories about how they lived during the Dust Bowl.
    FACT CHECK:The Dust Bowl was the worst drought in North America in 1,000 years.
    CONNECTION:Although the circumstances aren't quite the same, right now we have to wear masks, stay inside, and try to make ends meet with groceries, bills, etc.
    RATING:I gave this documentary a 5/5. I like getting information from a primary source; In this case the people who lived through this event, and shared their stories.
  • Culture Shock (2019)

    Culture Shock (2019)
    EVENT: Marisol, A young Mexican girl, negotiates a deal with a Coyote so she can cross the American border.
    FACT CHECK: This scene describes how difficult a Coyote's job is, and how rough the path of illegal immigration is.
    CONNECTION: This movie reminds me of the book La Línea.
    RATING: Personally, I like seeing people's different perspectives on life, and what they went through. I gave this movie a 4/5
  • Sisters wedding

    Sisters wedding
    My sister got married on July 26th, 2019.
  • Graduation

    Graduation
    June 3rd is the approximate date I'm going to graduate.