S: History Alive
FC: History Timeline
1: Life in the Colonies | The English founded the first permanent settlement in America in 1607. | The first colony was called Jamestown, situated in today's Virginia | The first 13 colonies were settled on the east coast.
2: Toward Independence | The first major American opposition to British policy came in 1765 after Parliament passed the Stamp Act, militant colonists in Massachusetts organized the "Boston Tea Party," which saw British tea valued at some 18,000 dumped into Boston Harbor. | British troops killed 5 Bostonians because they were making fun of them, witch is known as the “Boston massacre”.
3: Declaration of Independence | The Declaration of independence declared the colonists free from British Rule. | Thomas Jefferson wrote the rough draft of the Constitution
4: American Revolution | The American Revolution was the war between the colonists and the British for the freedom of the colonies | Washington never gave up to the British and because he didn't we won the war
5: Creating the Constitution | The Constitution is the law of the land | Delegates from five states meet to discuss revising the Articles of Confederation
6: The bill of rights are the first ten amendments. James Madison wrote the bill of rights. | The Bill Of Rights | The first amendment is unalienable rights. Rights that cannot be taken away from you
7: Don't think: Look! -Ludwig Wittgenstein
8: Manifest Destiny | The United States territory was going to expand all the way to the pacific ocean. | The belief that the U.S was to expand all across North America.
10: The Civil War's purpose was to end slavery and to bring the south back into the union. | Civil War | Bloodiest longest war, and most deaths.Union victory and African Americans were given "better rights"
11: Antietam | Union: Major General George B. McClellan Confederate: General Robert E. Lee | Union Casualties 12,410 Confederate Casualties:11,172 BLoodiest battle.
12: Gettysburg | The Battle Of Gettysburg Was A Turning Point.General E. Lee never attacked the union again. | General E. Lee surrendered and he was defeated
13: Reconstruction Era | The Era of Reconstruction gave African Americans their freedom, but not their equality | Blacks were still discriminated But at least they were given some help. The south came back to the union, but they had ratify the 13th amendment, and create a new constitution. Finally all men Were Created equal.