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					       History of the Modern
               World
CA 25,000 Great Migration

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10,000 The End of the Ice Age
BC
              America’s Timeline
AD

     1000 Vikings to America
1492 Christopher Columbus to America


 1500


 1519 Cortez conquers the Aztecs
   1600

1607 Virginia Colony founded

    1700

1706 Ben Franklin born

1732 George Washington born


 1733 Georgia colony founded
1773 Boston Tea Party


1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord
American Revolution begins

1776 Declaration of Independence signed
 1781 American Revolution ends

 1789 George Washington
 becomes 1st President

 1797 Mission San Jose founded

1800

1804 Lewis and Clark expedition;
Burr duels Hamilton
1812 War of 1812 (ends 1815)


1826 first photo

1848 U.S. extends from sea to sea
 1860 Abe Lincoln elected
 president

1861 Southern states secede
Civil War begins




1863 Battle of Gettysburg
1865 Lee surrenders; Civil War
ends; Lincoln assassinated

1869 Transcontinental Railroad
completed

1879 Edison’s light bulb

1894 motion pictures
development begins
    1900

1914 World War One (until 1917)


1929 Stock market crashes The
Great Depression begins

           1939 WW2 Begins (until 1945)
1957 Vietnam War: U.S.
involvement begins (until 1973)


1963 ML King’s “I have a dream
speech”
JFK assassinated
1986 Challenger explodes

1989 Loma Prieta earthquake


1996-97 you were born
   2000
2001 September 11


2004 the “Curse of the
Bambino is broken The
RED SOX WIN THE
WORLD SERIES!!!!!!!
2014 YOU WILL GRADUATE FROM
        HIGH SCHOOL

				
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