Alcohol and drinking history in the united states of america: a chronology this chronology or timeline presents events in the history of alcohol and drinking in what is now the us. With its history of mass immigration dating from the 17th century, it is a melting pot of cultures from around the world and plays a dominant role in the world's cultural landscape. History of america the history of the united states of america dates back to the prehistory of the native americans and the colonial period the people who lived in present day america arrived in early 1600s, mostly from england. The labor movement and gender equality some of the earliest organizing efforts in the united states were young women working at mills from that point forward, the labor movement has played a central role in the advancement of women's rights. The history of the united states is what happened in the past in the united states, a country in north america native americans have lived there for thousands of years english people in 1607 went to the place now called jamestown, virginia.
Two of the best business history archives in the united states are the hagley museum and library in wilmington, delaware and the baker library of the harvard business school search these excellent online resources at hagley digital exhibits and at the harvard library digital collections. Automobile - history of the automobile: unlike many other major inventions, the original idea of the automobile cannot be attributed to a single individual the idea certainly occurred long before it was first recorded in the iliad, in which homer (in alexander pope's translation) states that vulcan in a single day made 20 tricycles, which leonardo da vinci considered the idea of a self. In the united states there was a legal battle between ford and the association of licensed automobile manufacturers over the selden patent, which the association claimed as a basic patent on the gasoline-powered car in 1911 the courts held the patent valid but not infringed by ford. Despite popularity of the f-150 raptor, ford has no plans to bring the ranger raptor small off-road pickup truck to the united states for the time being.
Encyclopedia smithsonian: the history of the automobile - this site includes a reading list of publications on the history of the automobile ev (electric vehicle) history from econogicscom - this site contains a comprehensive history of the electric vehicle along with company information and related web links. Museum list united states alaska: classic car club of america museum on the campus of gilmore car museum 6865 w hickory rd hickory corners, mi 49060. National center for education statistics researches education in the united states it publishes the digest of education statistics , which includes international comparisons of students, and the annual report to congress, the condition of education , which reports the progress of american education. Nmvtis assistance to states the national motor vehicle title information system (nmvtis) is designed to assist, and provide benefits to states, particularly state motor vehicle titling information agencies.
The first automobile to be produced in quantity was the 1901 curved dash oldsmobile, which was built in the united states by ransom e olds modern automobile mass production, and its use of the modern industrial assembly line, is credited to henry ford of detroit, michigan, who had built his first gasoline-powered car in 1896. A small library in american history single volumes: bassett, js a short history of the united states elson, hw history of the united states of america. America, a narrative history: world history, united states facts101 is your complete guide to america, a narrative history in this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. History of the united states of america the macmillan company, new york, 1904 the following ten chapters from the original book by henry william elson were transcribed by kathy leigh.
Reformed church in america in garden grove, ca becomes the first drive-in church in the us jun 15, 1956 interstate highway act provides $50 billion over 10 years for interstate construction. Transportation innovations boomed in the 19th century, including steamships, canals, and railroadsbut it was the popularity of the bicycle that would spark a revolution in transportation in the 20th century and lead to the need for paved roads and the interstate highway system. History of public hospitals in the united states first hospital ambulance, bellevue hospital center, ny, 186 in the early nineteenth century, and for more than a century to come, most americans gave birth and endured illness and even surgery at home.
The automobile and the environment in american history by martin v melosi the automobile's imprint on the landscape there is little doubt that the widespread use of the automobile, especially after 1920, changed the rural and urban landscapes in america. Us history covers the development of the united states from the history of early exploration through modern times american historical people are presented in the context of the development of the american nation on political, economic, and social planes. The invention, production, and distribution of the automobile have radically altered american society in the twentieth century perhaps more than other inventions, the automobile transformed american society, prompting some historians to characterize the united states as a car culture. An open letter from preston tucker this letter appeared in many newspapers in the united states on june 15, 1948 an open letter to the automobile industry in the interests of the american motorist by preston tucker president, tucker corp.