Identify and discuss what you consider to be the four most significant develpoments in American history from the colonial period through the Reconstruction era. Explain not only why you feel your selections were the most important but how the United States would be different today had these developments not happened or had happened differently.
By Anonymous on Wednesday, December 1, 2004 - 09:06 pm:
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By Anonymous on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 04:13 pm:
1917 The U.S. declares war on Austria-Hungary.
1941 The Japanese invade the Pearl Harbor Naval Base in Hawaii. The U.S. and Japan are now in a state of war. A conspiracy?
1972 America's last moon mission to date was launched as "Apollo 17" blasted off from Cape Canaveral.
By Anonymous on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 04:47 pm:
This Day In History | General Interest
December 7, 1787 The First State
In Dover, Delaware, the U.S. Constitution is
unanimously ratified by all 30 delegates to
the Delaware Constitutional Convention,
making Delaware the first state of the
modern United States.
December 7, 1941
PEARL HARBOR BOMBED:
"A date which will live in infamy"
At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oahu. A swarm of 360 Japanese warplanes followed, descending on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in a ferocious assault. The surprise attack struck a critical blow against the U.S. Pacific fleet and drew the United States irrevocably into World War II.
December 7, 1963
A TV announcer during an Army-Navy football game yell, "This is not live! Ladies and gentlemen, Army did not score again." ?
It was the first time an instant replay was used, and the announcer knew that the television audience might not know what was happening. That first instant replay was used when Army quarterback Rollie Stichweh made a touchdown.
December 7, 1964 Situation deteriorates in South Vietnam
The situation worsens in South Vietnam, as the Viet Cong attack and capture the district headquarters at An Lao and much of the surrounding valley 300 miles northeast of Saigon.
By Anonymous on Friday, December 10, 2004 - 06:22 pm:
The first 100 years of our country's history were about who could build the biggest, most efficient farms.
The second 100 years were about the race to build efficient factories.
Welcome to the third century: This one's about ideas and information. Who can come up with the best idea and best informationwill win! LOL...
By dcbdpbd on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 10:13 am: