In 1608, John Smith became the leader of the 38 original remaining colonists!
Arrival Of Pilgrims
Pilgrims arrived the America in search of Freedom of Religious
The start of industrial revolution in America
The Industrial Revolution was a period from 1750 to 1850 where changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology had a profound effect on the social, economic and cultural conditions of the times. ( No exact date is known )
The French and Indian War
The French and Indian War (1754–1763) is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years' War. The war was fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France, It ended in 1763. ( No exact date is known)
The start of the American Revolutionary War
U.S. fights the Revolutionary War against England to win independence. It ended in 1783.
Declaration of the Independence Signed
The Declaration of Independence is signed. U.S. declares independence from Great Britain.
US territorial Expansion
US started to expand its land after the declaration of independence from Great Britain! It ended after gaining 8 territories in 1848!
Written Article of Confederation
The Articles were written in 1777 by John Dickinson, a Penn. statesman
The Articles were accepted by Congress in 1781 and is considered the first national constitution
Daniel Shay, a farmer and former soldier in the War for Independence, led a group of 1,100 farmers in a protest.
The farmers tried to capture weapons, but the state militia defeated them. The Congress could do nothing to help!
That means the central govt was weak! ( No exact time known )
US constitution Signed!
The U.S. Constitution was signed!
Ratifying the Constitution
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay wrote The Federalist papers.
These papers explained the new form of government
The First President
The U. S. elected the first President in 1789.
The first Electoral College selected George Washington
The War of 1812
England attacks the new country – USA – in 1812 – mostly to reclaim its North American territory.
A small country defeats an imperial power twice - proves once and for all that the USA is here to stay
Lincoln was elected
Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the first Republican to win the presidency. Lincoln received only 40 percent of the popular vote but handily defeated the three other candidates: Southern Democrat John C. Breckinridge, Constitutional Union candidate John Bell, and Northern Democrat Stephen Douglas, a U.S. senator for Illinois.
The North and South fight a Civil War. The North wins. It ended on May 5, 1865!
Start of Reconstruction
After the civilwar, The reconstruction was created to repair everything that had been destroyed in the south. ( No exact date is known)
Surrender of The South
From the beginning the War went badly for the North and its Union Army. However After Winning the ar at Gettysburg And Vicksburg. On April 9th, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant.
Assassination of LinColn
Lincoln is assassinated at Fordís Theater by John Wilkes Booth.
The End of Reconstruction Era
President Hayes kept his campaign promise to remove federal troops from the South, ending the period known as Reconstruction.