US History Timeline

Timeline created by brittlm
In History
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus Discovers America

    Columbus discovers America but thinks he has landed in India!
  • The Pilgrims land on Plymouth Rock

    The Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock. The left their homes in England so that they could live in America and have religious freedom.
  • Signing of The Declaration of Independence

    With the signing of the Declaration of Indepence we became our own country! This meant that our government was no longer controlled by the British.
  • George Washington Becomes President

    George Washington becomes the very first president of he United States.
  • Tennessee Becomes a State

    Tennessee becomes the 16th state in the United States.
  • The Civil War Begins

    A war started between The Confederate Army and Union Army. The confederate army was made up of many of the southern states we live around today.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.
  • First World Series

    The very first Major League Baseball World Series begins in Boston, MA.
  • World War I

    World War I begins when Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assasinated. The United States doesn't join the war until April 6. 1917
  • World War II

    World War II begins as the country of Germany begins to invade smaller countries around it. The United States joins the war in December of 1941 after Germany's ally Japan attacks Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
  • Moon Landing

    Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to ever step foot on the moon. He was apart of the NASA missiong Apollo 11.
  • Mrs. Britt is born!!

    The famous Leslie Britt is born!!
  • Barack Obama becomes President

    President Barack Obama beomes the first African American president.
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