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TAKS Dates

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Jaap Van Gaalen

on 28 April 2010

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1066 Norman Conquest 1215 Magna Carta 1607 Jamestown 1803 Lousianna Purchase 1776 Declartion of Indepence 1492 Columbus Voyage World War I 1914-1918 World War II 1939-1945 1861-1865 Civil War 1787 Philly Convention Chistopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. The Magna Carta was signed in June 1215 between the barons of Medieval England and King John. "Magna Carta" is Latin and means "Great Charter". The Magna Carta was one of the most important documents of Medieval England.
It was signed between the barons and John at Runnymede near Windsor Castle. The document was a series of written promises between the king and his subjects that he, the king, would govern England and deal with its people according to the customs of feudal law. Magna Carta was an attempt by the barons to stop the king from abusing his power over his people. Jamestown in the Virginia Colony, was founded on May 14, 1607. The first permanent English settlement. The Norman conquest of England began in 1066 with the invasion of the Kingdom of England by the troops of William, Duke of Normandy, and his victory at the Battle of Hastings. This resulted in Norman control of England, which was firmly established during the next few years.
The Norman Conquest was a pivotal event in English history for several reasons. It largely removed the native ruling class, replacing it with a foreign, French-speaking monarchy, aristocracy, and clerical hierarchy. This, in turn, brought about a transformation of the English language and the culture of England.
By subjecting the country to rulers originating in France it linked England more closely with continental Europe, while lessening Scandinavian influence, and set the stage for a rivalry with France that would continue intermittently for many centuries. It also had important consequences for the rest of the British Isles, paving the way for further Norman conquests in Wales and Ireland, and the extensive penetration of the aristocracy of Scotland by Norman and other French-speaking families, with the accompanying spread of continental institutions and cultural influences. For almost six years from 1939 to 1945 Britain fought the toughest war it had ever experienced. World War II was total war - every person, every business, every service was involved.
SoldierBritain did not fight alone, the war also involved many countries. World War II involved 61 countries with 1.7 billion people, three quarters of the world's population.
Fifty million people lost their lives and hundreds of millions people were injured. Territory purchased by the U.S. from France in 1803 for $15 million. War between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal. The Northern United States[ The Union] and the Southern United States [The Confedration] battle to decide if slavery stays or goes This document declared the United States an independent nation. The year was 1787. The place: the State House in Philadelphia, the same location where the Declaration of Independence had been signed 11 years earlier. For four months, 55 delegates from the several states met to frame a Constitution for a federal republic that would last into "remote futurity." This is the story of the delegates to that convention and the framing of the federal Constitution. The End
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