US History Museum Project (Final)
By Dakota Nellesen
The War of 1812 Exhibit
Star Spangled Banner Artifact
Beginning of the War Artifact
The USS Constitution Artifact
The War of 1812 Plaque
The War of 1812 was a defining time period in American history because it was when we fought for our rights and independence from the British. Our national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, was developed during a tragic battle in the War of 1812. During the time, Great Britain most to all the advantages on it's side. The United States showed their will to fight the odds stack against them even in the darkest hours.
The Gilded Age Exhibit
The Transcontinental Railroad Artifact
The Oil Industry Artifact
The Steel Industry Artifact
Chicago World's Fair 1893 Artifact
The Gilded Age Plaque
The Gilded Age was a defining era because it was when America’s economy skyrocketed and major industries like oil, steel, and railroads grew more and more over the course of time because of people like John Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, and J.P. Morgan. Because of them, the made our nation's industries boom. They were the richest men in America and made the foundations of what we live with today!
World War II Exhibit
War General George S. Patton Artifact
Adolf Hitler Artifact
Little Boy Artifact
Paris Peace Conference of 1947 Artifact
World War II Plaque
World War II defined Americans because we stood against all the odds that Hitler, Germany, Japan, and Italy threw at us. We came together to strategize how to overcome the strength of Germany. President Roosevelt was a huge monumental figure during the time, and he kept our nation going. He also pulled the United States out of it's darkest times.
The Cold War Exhibit
Space Race Artifact
U-2 Spy Plane Artifact
Cold War Plaque
The Cold War defined America because it was known as a time where we fought the Soviet Union in developing new, advanced technology, creating a more tactical military, and creating satellites and rockets to put Americans into space. Many inventions created during that time period were the foundations for what modern technology we have today around the world.