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Important date to remember in the united state of America (U.S.A)

Great introduction to the most influential and important people, places, and event in American history

Importance dates to remember

ALABAMA: HEART OF DIXESalabama

1540: the Spanish explorer Fernando De Soto leads an expedition into what is now the Alabama region

1702: the French establish fort Louis, the first permanent settlement in Alabama

1763: French gives the Alabama region to Great Britain

1783: Great Britain gives the United States much of present-day Alabama. It gives there a mobile region of Spain

1813: the United States captures mobile bay from Spain

1819: on December 14 Alabama becomes the 22nd state

1846: the state Alabama capital moved in Montgomery

1861: Alabama joins the Confederacy early in the civil war

1955: Rosa parks an African Americans, refuse to give up her seat to a white bus passenger, sparking the civil right movement

1965: Martin Luther king j leads a march from Selma to Montgomery to protest racial discrimination

ALASKA, THE LAST FRONTIERalaska flag

1741: captain Vitus Bering of demarking sailing for Russia, leads on Alaskan islands.

1784: Russian settlers establish a fur trading station, the first white settlement in Alaska on Kodiak Island.

1867: the united state buys Alaska from Russia $7.2million dollars

1896: gold is discovered in Yukon, north-west Canada, setting off the Klondike and Alaska gold rushes

1969: on January 3, Alaska becomes the 49th state

1968: large oil deposit are discovered near Prudhoe Bay

1977: the 789-mile long trans-Alaska oil pipeline is completed

1980: nearly a 4th of Alaska’s land is set aside as part of the national park system.

1989: the oil tanker Exxon Valdez runs aground in Prince William Sound, producing the biggest oil spills in U.S history

 

ARIZONA: GRAND CANYON STATEarzona flag

1540: the Spanish explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado visit parts of what is now the Arizona region

1692: father Eusebio Kino works with members of the Pima tribe and founds a mission

1776: the Spanish establish a fort at Tucson.

1846: After the Mexican war, Mexico turns over most of present Arizona to the United States.

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1853: the Gadsden Purchase from Mexico adds to the present day Arizona

1886: Apache leader Geronimo surrenders ends the Indian war

1919: Grand Canyon National park is established

ARKANSAS: LAND OF OPPORTUNITYarkansas flag

1541-1542: Hernando De Soto of Spain explores the region

1682: Sieur Da la salle claim the Mississippi Valley for France

1803: The united state acquire Arkansas form France as part of the Louisiana Purchase

1836: on June, 15, Arkansas became the 25th state

1861: Arkansas joins the Confederacy in the civil war

1957: the National Guard helps enforce school integration as little rock central high school

1992: Arkansas governor Bill Clinton is elected as the president of the united state

CALIFORNIA: GOLDEN STATE

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