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The history of the Unites States of America
Transcript of The history of the Unites States of America
I found India!
Europeans battling Indians for their land
4. July 1776
The declaration of independence
The declaration announced that the thirteen
colonies of America (currently at war with Great Britain) regarded themselves as independent states
and no longer part of the British Empire.
It has been considered as a major contribution to human rights. Especially its second sentence:
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
Timeline about the history of the USA
1860 - 1865
Christopher Columbus discovers America
Declaration of Independence
George Washington becomes the
first president of the USA
Western movement and Gold Rush
Abraham Lincoln becomes 16th president,
the Civil War commences and Lincoln gets
National Railroad crossing through the country
the gold rush lured people to California, abandoning
what they had and opening the West of the country.
Many people settled there, building up infrastructure.
Some became rich many become desperate.
I am your
1860: Civil War begins
A bitter war between the north and the south
flared up. The reason: the attempt of the north to
The battle of Gettysburg
It was the final battle faught in the Civil War. The north won and at its end president Lincoln announced that
ALL SLAVES ARE FREE!
1863: the battle of Gettysburg
The Southeners surrendered
Unfortunately, one very patriotic Southener decides to kill Abraham Lincoln.
(completed by 1969)
World War I begins
World War II begins
"That’s one small step for man one giant leap for mankind."
- Neil Armstrong
Obama becomes president
Vietnam War begins
War with Iraq
First Black President
the new frontier
The Declaration of Independence