Natasha's personal timeline, a place to collect and share things from Natasha's life.
Created by xplosionvb09xo on Dec 12, 2009
Last updated: 12/13/09 at 10:18 AM
Thomas Edison wanted to produce light within a sealed glass bulb. Needed to find a material that would glow without quickly burning up when heated with electric current. http://z.about.com/d/womenshistory/1/0/g/5/sanitary1a.jpg http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bledison.htm#Lightbulb
The country's first major rail strike. Northern railroads began cutting salaries and wages. http://cdn.dipity.com/uploads/events/b2b1efba1734acf1decb993dd4b5ea2d_1M.png http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=224
Earliest local lines could only connect two places. Patented on March 7.
Modern American History Book. Cayton, Perry, Reed, and Winkler
Congress passed this, over the veto of President Johnson. Accomplished three primary objectives to integrate blacks into mainstream American society.
Most of the leaders were former members of the Confederate Army. First grand wizard was Nathan Forrest. They wore masks and white sheets. Killed black Americans and sympathetic whites. http://www.gangwar.com/blog/uploaded_images/kkkflag2-750297.jpg http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkkk.htm
Abolished slavery and became a law in December of 1865. http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc_large_image.php?flash=false&doc=40 http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/13thamendment.html
It took two weeks for the train to return to Springfield. Tons of people stood by just to pass his coffin to pay their respects.
Created by the United States Government. It was a temporary federal agency to assist 4 million freed slaves.
Delivered at the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery in Gettysburg, PA.
Written by Abraham Lincoln. Ordered the freedom of all slaves.
Completed on May 10, 1869. Connected Sacramento, CC by central pacific railroad to Missouri River Bluffs near Omaha, NA by union pacific railroad. http://tcrr.com/Transcontinental-Railroad-map-wiki.jpg http://www.articlesbase.com/travel-articles/the-first-transcontinental-railroad-a-human-and-engineering-triumph-199929.html
Sherman and his men destroyed everything in Atlanta, railroads, blew up ammunition, locomotives, and cars. http://cdn.dipity.com/uploads/events/1c8d8b1986af60c1842d7aa859dd85fd_1M.png http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1864/september/sherman-captures-atlanta.htm
Abraham Lincoln vs. Stephen A. Douglas. Abraham won the election and was sworn into office March 4.
Purpose was to promote clean and healthy conditions in the Union Army Camps http://z.about.com/d/womenshistory/1/0/g/5/sanitary1a.jpg http://womenshistory.about.com/od/civilwar/p/ussc_civil_war.htm
Edwin Drake struck an oil well near Titusville, PA. It was the first producing oil well in the United States. http://www.alleghenydefense.org/journal/newsletters/Volume%208%20No%202/Photos/oil_well_circle.jpg http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0816062.html
The debates were held at seven sites throughout Illinois, one in each congressional districts.
Dred Scott's master had died but said he was free, he tried his case before the Supreme Court and has lost. He was not freed and all slaves freed now became slaves again. Sent anti-slavery movement backwards.
Industrial process for manufacture of steel from molten pig iron. Mass-producing steel inexpensively. http://www.bibliomania.com/2/9/71/118/21370/fig44.jpg http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Bessemer_process.aspx http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blsteel.htm
Allowed people in Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.