This is seen as one of Thomas Jefferson’s greatest achievements while he was President of the United States. Thursday March 10, 2005 #Women’s History March is Women’s History Month. The celebration of women in our society dates back to March 8, 1911, when Europe celebrated International Women’s Day. Since then, the celebration has evolved over time to a the month of March instead of one particular day.
Wednesday March 09, 2005 #The Alamo Massacre On March 6, 1836,187 Texans were slaughtered by six thousand Mexican troops at the old Alamo in Texas. Among the dead, was the famous frontiersman Davy Crockett, who had just returned from serving two terms as a US Congressman. Sunday March 06, 2005 #British Troops Open Fire March 5, 1770, British troops opened fire into a crowd killing five colonists in Boston, Massachusetts. This action later became known as the ‘Boston Massacre. ‘ The crowd had gathered in disagreement over the Stamp Act which taxed all legal or printed documents.
There are questions even today over exactly what caused the British soldiers to fire into the crowd. Saturday March 05, 2005 #Our National Anthem On March 3, 1931, the Star Spangled Banner was adopted as America’s national anthem. The anthem was penned by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812 as he watched the bombing of Ft. McHenry while imprisoned on a British ship.
Thursday March 03, 2005 #Bill Signed to Allow Annexation of Texas On March 1, 1845, President John Tyler authorized the annexation of Texas. Texas had recently won independence from Mexico in 1836. Tuesday March 01, 2005 #End of the Gulf War February 27, 1991, the first Gulf War came to an end when the Iraqi government announced acceptance of the UN resolution. Later that day, US president George H.W. Bush announced that the war was officially over. Approximately twelve years later, President George W. Bush sent troops into Iraq starting the second Gulf War which resulted in the capture of Saddam Hussein and the recent elections held throughout Iraq. Sunday February 27, 2005 #Andrew Johnson is Impeached On February 24, 1868, Andrew Johnson became the first president to be impeached.
Similar to President Clinton, Johnson was not removed from office. President Nixon was actually not impeached but was the only President to leave office early due to resignation. Thursday February 24, 2005 #The Flag is Raised on Iwo Jima On February 23, 1945, a group of US Marines raised an American flag over the island of Iwo Jima. This was one of the most memorable events that took place during World War II. The island is situated only 750 miles from Tokyo, and it became an important Allied air base for the final attack on Japan. Wednesday February 23, 2005 #Display Latest Headlines | | | Read Archives powered by Movable Type Sponsored LinksCollegebooksdirect. compelling Used college textbooks Orders processed within 48 hours web Information World’s premier website for cannon information and cannons for sale! bronze cannon. com Malcolm X Get Malcolm X book free.
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