history timeline

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In History
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    The American Revolution was a war between the 13 colonies from Great Britain vs. Great Britain itself. France ended up helping the Colonies. The war didn't end until almost a year later. This event is an important part of US history because this is where The Declaration of Independence was made which founded the US.
  • The Declaration of Independence was signed

    The Declaration of Independence was signed
    At this time, members of the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence. It was later that The D.O.I. was to be signed by all members of the Continental Congress. this officially made it the Constitution. This is an important event because it was when the US officially became independent.
  • The Bessemer Process was invented.

    The Bessemer Process was invented.
    The Bessemer process allowed people to make structures with stronger metal. Before there was steel, the US was using regular iron. This process would improve the railroads and skyscrapers. This event is important because with the rapid production of steel, the Industrial revolution could advance from iron to steel.
  • The Civil War officially starts

    The Civil War officially starts
    The Civil War starts on April 1861 and ends April 1865. The war was between the Union and the Confederates of America. This war would turn out to be one of the bloodiest that the US would fight. what makes this event important is that it would decide if slaves would be free even if the reason the war started wasn't for the slaves
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was a document that would free any slave in the Union. This document would heavily influence southern slaves to flee to the north and persuade newly freed slaves in the north to fight in the Civil War. this was an important event because this would free the slaves.
  • The KKK was formed

    The KKK was formed
    The KKK were an American White Supremacist hate group. This group would go around and scare black people. it would get so aggressive that they would kill them just because of their color. This is an important event because it would soon lead the the Civil Rights Movement and motivate people to make drastic changes.
  • World war 1

    World war 1
    The First World War started July 1914. What ended up starting this war was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. while this was a grave tragedy, it caused a chain of events to occur. this war was a major turning point in US history because it helped women get their rights.
  • The Zimmerman Telegram was intercepted by Britain

    The Zimmerman Telegram was intercepted by Britain
    The Zimmerman Telegram was a coded message for the Mexicans. it was sent from Germany to Mexico stating if they attack the Americans for the Germans, they would keep the land that they have lost. The British intercepted the telegram and informed the US about it. This message was important because it pushed the US to join WW!
  • The Roaring 20´s

    The Roaring 20´s
    The roaring 20's market a new era in American history. It refers to the 1920's in western society. It was a time of economic prosperity in the U.S. and Europe. Political, technology, and economic developments heightened the popularity of Jazz in The 1920's. This even was important in American history because it was a time of dramatic social and political change.
  • The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash of 1929
    The Stock market crash happened in 1929. It was a four day collapse. During the 1920s, the economy and the stock market experienced rapid expansion, and stocks hit record highs. This event is important because it showed the people what will happen if the stock market drops again.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression was the most important economic crisis ever. It began with the dramatic crash of the stock market in 1929-1939. Less people started spending and investing, causing declines in industrial output. At the lowest point of the crisis, 15 million Americans were unemployed. This event is important in American history because it shows what will happen if stock market lowers again.
  • Hitler Invades Czechoslovakia

    Hitler Invades Czechoslovakia
  • World War 2

    World War 2
    World War 2 was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It was the worlds deadliest war in history ever.The U.S, and Europe were involved in this war. Its important to U.S history because it formed two military alliances, the allies and the axis.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    pearl harbor was one major event that lead america to go to war in Europe. It was a surprise attack from japan to the U.S. After the bombing, America was finally pushed to join the second world war. this day was important in US history because this was the day that the US would fight back.
  • manhattan project

    manhattan project
    The Manhattan project was a research and development and under taking of world war 2. It was the first nuclear weapon the was us in war. Harry S. Truman said the this nuclear weapon was the only solution to stop the war. And the Manhattan project started in 1945 and ended in 1946
  • The Hiroshima Bombing

    The Hiroshima Bombing
    Hiroshima was the city in Japan that was the first to ever be bombed with an atomic bomb. Hiroshima was bombed as a warning to give up and surrender. Japan suffered many casualties but they didn't surrender. This was important for the US because it marked the age of nuclear weapons.
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War
    The cold war was a time when there was tension between the U.S and the Soviet Union. The Cold War was waged on political, economic, and propaganda fronts. The cold war was the most important political issue because it grew out of longstanding disagreement between he U.S and the Soviet Union.
  • Rosa Parks Arrest

    Rosa Parks Arrest
    Rosa Parks was an African American who refused to give up her seat to a white man in a bus. Her designated seat was at the back ans she sat at the front. When she was arrested, it sparked the beginning of the Montgomery Boycott. This was important to US history because it inspired black people to not give up.
  • The Boycott

    The Boycott
    The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a non violent protest against bus rides. this took place in Montgomery, Alabama. African Americans would not ride the buses in protest. this was important because it was the first Large Scale Protest against segregation.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964

    The Civil Rights Act of 1964
    The Civil rights act of 1964 was a document that ended segregation and outlaw discrimination of colored people. This was the goal for the Civil Rights Movement. all they asked was for peace and equality. This event was important because it officially made the black people equal to white men.