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					Timeline!
 Laura Guirau
 Peyton Clary
  Erin Yorsten
 Layla Asghari
 Mollie Bowen
                   13000-8000 BCE

•   Ice age
•   Pueblos and Navajos believed
    people sprouted from the ground
•   Iroquois believed people came
    from a “pregnant sky woman”



•   Hunting and gathering
    communities
     – Women started gathering food
       and men started fishing
2500 BCE - 1500 CE

         •   Grew corn, squash, chilies, and
             beans
         •   Irrigation came about to water
             their crops
         •   Aztecs had bloodletting rituals
         •   Anasazi started making pottery
             mostly for storage
                           1500-1609


•   Male dominance
•   Native American beliefs of nature
    and harmony remained
•   English settlements brought
    Anglican and Calvin Churches
•   Plymouth Settlement
                           1630-1700
•   A Model of Christian Charity         •   Urban Paradox – Women in cities
    written to spell out the new             did less dirty work than those in
    colony’s goals                           the country
•   “City Upon a Hill”                   •   Rural Families – women still
•   “New England Way”                        subordinate
•   Puritans believed morals were
    society’s foundation
•   Women stayed home to raise
    children, take care of the home,
    and enforce the Puritan morals
•   Families=male head with lots of
    kids and servants
•   Salem Witch Trials
•   Quaker Pennsylvania started up –
    appealed to those at the bottom of
    social ladder
                           1700-1800
•   The Enlightenment                  •   Migration to the West started
•   Poor Richard’s Almanac             •   Invention of the Cotton Gin
•   1754-1760 – Seven Years War
•   Writs of Assistance
•   Sugar Act
•   Stamp Act
•   1776 – Declaration of
    Independence
•   Revolutionary War
•   1787 – Constitution written
•   White women's’ roles went up
•   Party Politics started to emerge
                                 1800-1850
•   Baby Boom average of 7.04                      •   1827 – Mormon faith founded
    children per family                            •   1831 – Abolitionist newspaper
•   1800-1840’s – The Second Great                     started (The Liberator)
    Awakening                                      •   1833 – Anti-Slavery Society
•   1800-1840’s - Western customs                      formed
    emerge                                         •   1840’s – Birth Control Interest
     –   Carpet tacking, quilting, hoedowns, and       spikes
         chicken plucking
                                                   •   1830-1850 – Prohibition Laws
•   Early 1800’s – Shakers religion
    founded                                        •   1848 – Gold discovered in CA
                                                       which led to Gold Rush
•   1816 – First African American
    Methodist Episcopal Church
    founded
•   1821 – White males could vote
    without the need of property
•   1825 – First commercial railroad
•   1820’s – Industrialization started
                          1850-1860
•   Agricultural Advancement enabled   •   The People of the Pine Barrens
    by the invention of new farming    •   Pidgin language developed for
    tools                                  slaves
•   1852 – Uncle Tom’s Cabin by        •   1859 – Phrenology
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
                                       •   1845-1860 – The number of black
•   The Theater became popular             Baptists doubled
     –   Minstrel Shows
                                       •   Black Music and Dance emerged
•   1855 - Leaves of Grass by Walt         as a form of expression
    Whitman
•   Literature: Poe, Hawthorne,
    Melville, Whitman
•   1857 – Dred Scott Case
•   1820-1870 – Hudson River school
•   The Yeomen people emerged in
    the South
1860-1880

    •   1862 – Emancipation
        Proclamation issued
    •   January 1863 – Emancipation
        Proclamation took effect
    •   1863 – Women’s National Loyal
        League
    •   1865 – 13th Amendment issued
    •   1865 – Freedmen’s Bureau
        established
    •   1865 – Black Codes begin
            1860-1880 (continued)
•   1866 – Klu Klux Klan
•   1868 – 14th Amendment issued
•   1868 – Cowboy era begins in the
    west
•   1870s-80s – wealthy moved out of
    citiies and into suburbs
•   1870 – 15th Amendment issued
•   The Carpet Baggers Emerged
•   1872 – Eight hour day movement
•   1875 – Civil Rights Act
1880-1900
     •   1887 – Dawes Act
          – Designed to reform what well
            meaning whites perceived to
            be the weaknesses of Indian
            life- the absence of private
            property and of native
            people’s nomadic traditions
     •   1890 – Ghost Dance
          – Ward off evil
     •   1890 – Boxing became big
     •   1890s – Bicycle fad
     •   The Transcontinental RR
          – Shaped and the way settlers
            lived and settled
                           1900-1920
                                         •   1902 – Ragtime and the Blues
•   Monopolies                                – Scott Joplin and The
     – Carnegie’s steel and                      Entertainer
        Rockefeller’s oil                •   White Collar work doubled
•   A “New” South                        •   War time intolerance and dissent
     – For the first time they weren’t   •   Blacks Migrated Northward
        comprised of plantations as it   •   1919 – 1920 Red Scare and
        became industrialized                Racial Hysteria
•   Telephones spread
     – Bell Telephone company
        changed the way people
        communicated
•   Photography grew
•   Women started working under
    male supervision
    Progressive Era (1900-1920)
•   Progressivism                         •   Jim Crow Laws
     – Responses to industrialization          – Segregated street cars,
        immigration, urban growth, the            schools, parks and even
        rise of corporate power, and              cemeteries
        widening class divisions          •   Revival of women’s suffrage
•   Novelists, Journalists, and Artists       movement
    put the spotlight on Social           •   Women’s colleges encouraged a
    Problems                                  higher education for women
•   By regulating business, cities        •   1920 – Prohibition Act Passed
    became more livable
•   Mass entertainment
     – Music halls, movies and
        amusement parks continued
        to flourish
1920-1940

     •   1920 – Census said that more
         people lived in suburbs rather than
         rural areas for the first time ever
     •   1921 – Sheppard-Towner Act
           – Funded prenatal and baby care
             centers backed by public health
             nurses in rural areas
     •   Women got more involved in politics
     •   Homebaking declined due to
         invention of refrigerator
     •   Propaganda became pouplar (even
         more so in WWII)
              1920-1940 (continued)
•   Automobile provided for more
    travel
•   Increased interest in leisure
    activities
•   Jazz Age
•   Flappers
•   1920s – Novels by Fitzgerald
    portrayed the glamorous lives of
    the wealthy
•   Harlem Renaissance
•   1930’s – The Great Depression
      – Because of less money,
        leisurely activities were put on
        the back burner
•   1930’s – Soap Operas and Radio
    Shows because popular
                           1940-1960
•   Internment Camps after Pearl          •   Joseph McCarthy –
    Harbor                                    COMMUNISM!
•   Atomic Bomb made war seem             •   1950s – electricity consumption
    ridiculous to those at home               tripled
•   After WWII men came home and          •   Farming grew increasingly
    took back their jobs                      scientific
•   Early 1940’s – Zoot Suit Riots        •   1950 – Diner’s club issued first
•   1944 – IBM produced a giant               credit card
    computer                                    – Became new way to pay for
•   Cold War                                       things but also caused debt
      – The US did everything they        •   1954 -- Brown v. Board of
         could to prevent the spread of       education of Topeka
         communism                              – Desegregated public schools
•   1947 – Jackie Robinson                •   Women still suffered from
•   A. Philip Randolf protested against       domesticity
    Jim Crow Laws
            1940 – 1960 continued
•   1/7th of gross national product was
    just on entertainment
•   Spectator sports boom
•   Book sales doubled
•   1951 – (Modern Museum of Art)
    New York replaced Paris as
    capital of art world
•   Movie attendance dropped 50%
    as T.V. viewing soared
•   Native Americans, Latinos, and
    African Americans still struggled
    for equality
•   1950s – Elvis began the Rock n’
    Roll era and changed the way
    parents thought about their
    teenagers
 -Wide variety of music: rock/ pop, disco, funk, punk, blues, ect.
- Popularity of tv in 50s and 60s somewhat fizzled out in 70s
- game shoes and soap operas become more popular
-Beginning of video games- snake, pong, & space invaders

- Glam rock and hard rock becomes popular in 80s
          -Music videos more popular!
- MTV launched in 1981- major impact
- Video games: pac-man,mario brothers, zelda, DK, frogger
- Teased hair, ripped jeans, neon colors
-Movies become increasingly popular

-T.V. airs more sitcoms

- Technology!!

-Diversity in fashion and music

				
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