History Lesson - Ms. Wall's Class

Events

Christopher Columbus Discovers America

1492

Slavery

1619 - 1865

Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North American colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to aid in the production of such lucrative crops as tobacco.

Abraham Lincoln

1809 - 1865

Invention of Photography

1839

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Invention of Color Photography

1907

Martin Luther King Jr.

1929 - 1968

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project

1936 - 1939

Civil Rights Movement

1955 - 1968

Your Parents

1976

Your Lifetime

2004 - 2016

Today

Today