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Discover and learn about some of our historical documents that helped create and shape our nation!
Major events in American History ... in a nut shell.
1776 - America declares Independence from Great Britain.
1803 - Louisiana Purchase
1812 - War of 1812
1861-1865 American Civil War
1865-1877 Reconstruction in the South.
1917 - U.S. enters WWI.
1920's - Roaring Twenties
1929 - Wall Street Crash/Great Depression begins.
1930's - Dust Bowl impacts the plains.
1941 - U.S. enters WWII
1960's Civil Rights Movement
1969 - America is first to land a man on the moon.
2001 - 911
America celebrates Independence Day!!!
Independence Day is celebrated every year on the Fourth of July by millions from coast to coast. Independence Day is a reminder of when the Thirteen Colonies declared Independence from Great Britain in 1776.
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