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Timeline created by inman43 in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Cattle small square 1st Sep, 1493 Cattle Spanish bring cattle to the U.S.
Images small square North America "Land of Opportunity" Settlers left Europe to find new land, and new opportunities and freedoms.
Jamestown small square Jamestown The city of Jamestown was built in May of 1607.
Tobacco small square Tobacco Tobacco was Americas largest export. Although it was illegal the new settlers did it cause it brought in alot of money.
Trade small square Spanish Controls Trade In the 1600's the Spanish controled most of the worldwide trade.
Mayflower small square Mayflower heads home Mayflower left the new lands on April 5th 1621.
1704feb29deerfieldraid small square Rough Start Three months after the Mayflower set sail back to Europe, more than half of the pilgrams had died from hunger, exhaustion, or diseas.
Redcoat small square Redcoats In 1645 the King of England sent his Redcoat soldiers to America to gain control.
Bostonpaper small square Boston Newspaper Boston, had the first Newspaper.
Redcoat   small square Too much Red In September of 1627 there were many Redcoats in America. For every 1 Redcoat there was 4 Americans.
350px boston massacre small square Boston Massacre Where 5 Redcoats try to hold of an angry mob, Four died on the spot and a fifth died after four days. Six others were wounded.
Crispis attucks small square Crispis Attics Crispis Attics, a slave, was the firs person to Die at the Boston Massacre and the word was quickly spread throughout the world.
Paul rever small square Paul Revere Paul Revere mad the front page, of the Boston Newspaper, about the Boston Massacre and he titles it "The Bloody Massacre"
Boston tea party small square Boston Tea party December 16th 1773, a group of about 200 men went to the Boton harbor and dumped ever case/box of tea into the boston harbor. They called it the Boston Tea Party.
Daniel boon small square Daniell Boone Boone crosses into Shawnee territory
Ny small square New York By Janurary 1776 there where about 20,000 people in New York
Ships small square British are coming Around June 30th 1776 there were around 3,000 British Battlships packed with Redcoats, and ready to take over the New Land
Declarationindependence small square Declaration of Independence July 4th 1776 the Declaration of independence was signed
Battleships small square Open FIre July 12 1776 two of the thousands of ships opened fire on New York city, it was the larges attack on New York untill Septeber 11, 2001.
Fight small square New Fighing tactics Now America has the native american and their fighting stradegies on their side. Instead of going up against the best army in the world, they will simply just sneak attack them opening up a whole new was of war
Taxed small square TAXED By 1778 The british had New York under control and they taxed everything,and by this time food prices were up 800%
Battle of yorktown small square Bgining of the Battle of Yorktown This was the start of The Battle of Yorktown..
End of battle of yorktown small square Battle of Yorktown Ends Battle of Yorktown ends with America victorious
George washington small square First President General George Washington was named Americas first president
Cotton gin small square Cotton Gin The Cotton Gin was invented (helpped increase the speed of producing cotton.)
Louisianna purchase small square Louisanna Purchase Thomas Jefferson baught 1/2 billion acres for 3 cents an acre
Lewis and clark small square Lewis and Clarck Lewis and Clark map the new country.
Sacagawea small square Sacajawea Sacajawea saved Boone and his men by showing them ways through the land and leading them to food, water, and shelter.
Erie canal small square Erie Canal Erie Canal is the Biggest man construction project and is 300 miles long.
Cow small square Milk Sickness In 1818 families where dying from Cow milk
Harriet tubman small square Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman risked her life to help free slaves by leading them and the "Underground Railroad"
Hunter small square Hunters Hunters and trappers start to catch beavers, they sell for alotback in Eurrope, because in Europe there not many left.
Trappers small square Rockies Thousands of trappers start trapping in the rockies.
Industrial revolution small square Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revoulution was the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation.
North n south small square North and South In 1825 the South had an economy set on cotton, and the North was set on industry.
Erie canal opens small square Erie Canal Opens The Erie Canal opens for the first time on October 2, 1825
Andrew jackson small square Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson forces Indians into reservations.
Cotton small square Worlds Cotton By the summer of 1830 the South owned 1/2 of the worlds cotton.
Alamo small square Alamo Alimo was where American settlers where getting into Mexican land and a Spanish group killed all but wo Texan defenders and were told to send a message to the rest of the settlers to stay out, but the message they remembered was remember the Alimo.
Morris code small square Morse Code Morse code was invented on april 27 1836 by Samuel Morse.
Cash small square Millionaire The Word Millionaire was invented, because of people having millions of dollars.
Gold rush small square GOLD RUSH Miners from all over came here to get gold, but problems started when some miners where finding alot and others finding none.
Slave small square Slaves It hit ground zero for the slave trade in 1941, because of 1/2 a million slaves were traded like animals.
Wagon trail2 small square Headin West May 1846 thousands of settlers started heading west in search of new lands
Wagon trail small square Wagon Trail Wagontail had begun with George Doner leading the way.
Donnorparty small square Tough Times Due to being stuck in the middle of nowhere in the snow, and family had already eatin the cattle. The family had no choice but Kanablism.
John brown small square John Brown Death John Brown is put to Death by the state of Virginia, because of treason and murder.
Cotton world small square South in Control By the summer of 1850 te South had control of 3/4 of the worlds cotton.
Oil small square Oil 1854 Scientists discover oil
Red cross small square Red Cross Clare barton invented the red cross in 1859.
John brown2 small square John Brown John Brown planned to attack the South and lead a slave rebellion.
Abe licoln small square Abe Lincoln Abe Lincoln On May 1 1860 Abe Lincoln was elected our 16th president
Confederate small square Confederates Confederate States Formed
Civil war small square CIVIL WAR The civil war begins (5 weeks after Lincoln elected president)
Civil war 2 small square Civil War Begins The Civil War Began on April 12th 1861
Bull run small square Bullrun The Battle of Bullrun lost more men than any other battle
Battle n vs s small square North vs. South Civil war at its hight North vs. South bringing more deaths than ever seen, and by 1863 lost 2% of population.
Death status small square Death status By may of 1862 17,000 had been killed in the civil war
Slavery small square Slavery Slavery was abolished on June 1st 1863
Black soilder small square African American Soldier IN july of 1863 more than half of the slaves that where freed joined the North in the civil war.
End of civil war small square Civil WAR Ends The Civil war Ended on May 10th 1865
Buffalo small square Where the Buffalo Roam In the summer of 1865 there where 3 million Buffalo that roamed the west
Statue ofliberty small square Statue of Liberty It took donations from all over America, 120,000, to assemble the statue of liberty
Liberty small square Lady Liberty It took 25 years for Lady Liberty to oxidize and turn green.
Timeline small square Railroads go West 1868 The railroad extend west.
Timeline small square Teddy Blue Teddy Blue is 1 of about 20,000 cowboys in the west.
Timeline small square Andrew Carnagy Andrew Carnagy developed a new way to make steel
Timeline small square Barbwire Barbwire was invented in 1873
Timeline small square Locust 3 Trilion Locus terrorised the west by eatin every bit of crop, people called this the Locust Plague
Timeline small square Buffalo Slodder 30 million Buffalo killed in 10 years
Timeline small square New Stoves Carnagey created massive stoves that helpped mass produce steel
Timeline small square Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb in 1879 and had it patened in 1880.
Timeline small square Crime and Poverty Crime and poverty is at its height in 1890
Timeline small square Lumber In 1892 2 million ft of lumber will be cut in Nebraska alone.
Timeline small square Hamil Brothers The Hamil Brothers strike oil in Texas creating an ecinomic Boom.
Timeline small square Texaco Texaco was invented after the discovery of oil in Texas.
09 airconditioner small square air conditioning air conditioners where invented in 1902
Timeline small square Sewer systems major cities have sewer systems
Timeline small square Henry Ford Model T Henry Ford invented the Model T which was the first automobile.
Timeline small square Sewers Every city in America has a sewer system
Timeline small square Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire was the worst work disaster untill September 11 2001.
Timeline small square Assembly line Henry ford creates the assembly line in 1913, helps mass produce items.
Timeline small square Rosco Sheler Rosco Sheler is the first car salesmen
Timeline small square Red Summer Red summer were race riots that exploded in a number of cities in both the North and South.
Timeline small square Muscle Cars The 1st muscle cars where created in The late summer of 1919
Timeline small square Boomtime the 1920's where a big Boomtime in America
Timeline small square Hollywood 800 Films produced in L.A./ Hollywood
Modelt small square Affordable Model T Model T was made affordable to Americans.
Timeline small square Start of Great Depression Stock Market Crash was the begining of a National Depression.
Timeline small square Credit 6 Billion dollars were spent in credit
Timeline small square Bank of United States Bank wouldnt give out any loans
Timeline small square Hoover Dam Construction on the worlds largest dam, the Hoover Dam, had begun on march 4th 1931
Timeline small square Loosing banks In 1933 there where 38 states that didnt have a single bank.
Timeline small square Dust Bowl In 1934 the midwest was getting pounded with dust storms.
Timeline small square Radios Radios linked America together in 1935
Timeline small square Dust Storm On April 14th 1935, the biggest dust storm in American history hit America.
Timeline small square Hoover Dam is Complete The Hoover dam was finished on september 30th 1935 2 years ahead of schedule.
Old computer small square Hugee Computer In 1940 the only computer available was the size of a Greyhound bus
Timeline small square Mt. Rushmore Mt. Rushmore was created and became the worlds biggest monument.
Black sodier small square African Americans in WWII 1 million african american soldiers were in WWII/
Cold war small square Cold War Cold war got its name because both sides were afraid of fighting each other directly.
Mushroom cloud small square Manhaten Project The Manhaten Project, that lead the Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki, was started in
Timeline small square Baby Boomber 1 baby every 10 seconds.
Timeline small square American Automobile 2 million cars are in America
Missle small square Missle Technology America had its first intercontinental missile in 1959.
King small square Martin Luther King, Jr Martin Luther King Jr. lead thousands of black men and women to the Washington monument and gave hit "I Have a Dream" speech.
Email small square E-mail First E-mail ever sent in 1969
Moon small square 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong was the 1st man on the moon, and he was from the United States.
Woodstock small square Woodstock Woodstock was the music event of the decade and to this day the single most profound event in the history of music
Nixon small square NIxon Nixon was the first president to resign from office
Vietnam small square Vietnam War ends The Vietnam war ended in October of 1975.
Pc small square The PC The first PC wasinvented in 1976
Images small square Credit Credit was cheap and everyone used it in the 1980s
Challengerexplodes small square Challenger Explodes On Janurary 27 1986 the Challanger Exploded a few seconds after lift off kill 7 people including a school teacher
Nasa small square NASA NASA had one of its buisiest years in 1986
Credit cards small square Credit boom More people have Credit cards than who vote
Cold war ends small square Cold War Over The coldwar ended in 1989
Mac small square .COM BOOM All of the United States started rapidly buying and useing computers.
9 11 small square Terrorist Attacks On Seprtember 11, 2001 2 planes hit the World Trade Center and 1 hit the pentagon and one, that believedto be headed to the whitehouse, hit a field in Pennsalviania.
Telegraphs small square Teleagraph like he Telephone Telegraph connects the country to each other, like cell phones do today