Time Line of History


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 Separator Line

 During our searches for our ancestors we clutch at names, dates and places to fill in the squares on our family group sheets. To make our ancestors come alive for us we need more than these "bare bones". Knowing what was going on the world of our ancestors helps us to know and appreciate "where we came from".

Right now I don't know that I will continue on farther than 1920. Perhaps when I have time. Sources are listed below the return buttons.

Check out these moments of history, for fun, enjoyment and knowledge.

Before 1500






 Dave (the tall one) helped me out with timelines from 1900-1949. These are fun timelines - Singers, Songs, Radio, TV, Sports, Etc.







Here's some offsite links to unusual timelines

 Timeline - History of Food

Timeline - Culinary, social manners & menus

Make a timeline of your own life

Want to know what happened on a certain day?


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(1) Historical Atlas of the United States: Centennial Edition 1988, National
Geographic Society, Washington, DC
(2) Documents in World History. Vol 1 & II; Peter N. Stearns; Ed Robert
Miller; 1988 Harper & Row Publishers
(3) The Discovers; Daniel J. Borstin; Vintage Books Div Random House, NY;
(4) The National Experience; Part I & II; Multiple authors; Harcourt Brace
Jovanovich, Inc. NY; 1981
(5) The Life Millennium; The 100 Most Important Events & People of the Past
1,000 Years; Life Books 1998
(6) We Americans; A Volume In the Story of Man Library; National Geographic
Society; 1988
(7) A History of the Human Community; William H McNeill; 3rd ed; Prentice
Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ; 1990
(8) Time Almanac 1999; The Ultimate Worldwide Fact and Information Source;
Borgna Brunner ed; pub. Information Please LLC; 1998
(9) George F. Will, "The Primacy of Culture", Newsweek (Jan 18, 1999) p. 64
(10) Internet: Primary Sources: http://www.unUiversitylake.org/primarysources.html
(11) Internet: The US History Site: http://www.multied.com/index.html
(12) Internet: The Making of America: http://www.umdl.umich.edu/moa/moa_browse.html
(12) Personal Notes and copies of articles collected over the years.
(13) History Magazine (2001-2003) publishers: Moorshead Magazines, Ltd. 505 Consumers Road, Suite 500, Toronto, ON M2J 4V8, Canada (http://www.history-magazine.com/)

Linda Haas Davenport
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