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  • Sep 1st, 1493


    Spanish bring cattle to the U.S.
  • North America "Land of Opportunity"

    North America
    Settlers left Europe to find new land, and new opportunities and freedoms.
  • Jamestown

    The city of Jamestown was built in May of 1607.
  • Tobacco

    Tobacco was Americas largest export. Although it was illegal the new settlers did it cause it brought in alot of money.
  • Spanish Controls Trade

    Spanish Controls Trade
    In the 1600's the Spanish controled most of the worldwide trade.
  • Mayflower heads home

    Mayflower heads home
    Mayflower left the new lands on April 5th 1621.
  • Rough Start

    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.
  • Redcoats

    In 1645 the King of England sent his Redcoat soldiers to America to gain control.
  • Boston Newspaper

    Boston Newspaper
    Boston, had the first Newspaper.
  • Too much Red

    Too much Red
    In September of 1627 there were many Redcoats in America. For every 1 Redcoat there was 4 Americans.
  • Boston Massacre

    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 Attics

    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 Revere

    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

    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.
  • Daniell Boone

    Daniell Boone
    Boone crosses into Shawnee territory
  • New York

    New York
    By Janurary 1776 there where about 20,000 people in New York
  • British are coming

    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
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    July 4th 1776 the Declaration of independence was signed
  • Open FIre

    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.
  • New Fighing tactics

    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

    By 1778 The british had New York under control and they taxed everything,and by this time food prices were up 800%
  • Bgining of the Battle of Yorktown

    Bgining of the Battle of Yorktown
    This was the start of The Battle of Yorktown..
  • Battle of Yorktown Ends

    Battle of Yorktown Ends
    Battle of Yorktown ends with America victorious
  • First President

    First President
    General George Washington was named Americas first president
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    The Cotton Gin was invented (helpped increase the speed of producing cotton.)
  • Louisanna Purchase

    Louisanna Purchase
    Thomas Jefferson baught 1/2 billion acres for 3 cents an acre
  • Lewis and Clarck

    Lewis and Clarck
    Lewis and Clark map the new country.
  • Sacajawea

    Sacajawea saved Boone and his men by showing them ways through the land and leading them to food, water, and shelter.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    Erie Canal is the Biggest man construction project and is 300 miles long.
  • Milk Sickness

    Milk Sickness
    In 1818 families where dying from Cow milk
  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman risked her life to help free slaves by leading them and the "Underground Railroad"
  • Hunters

    Hunters and trappers start to catch beavers, they sell for alotback in Eurrope, because in Europe there not many left.
  • Rockies

    Thousands of trappers start trapping in the rockies.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revoulution was the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation.
  • North and South

    North and South
    In 1825 the South had an economy set on cotton, and the North was set on industry.
  • Erie Canal Opens

    Erie Canal Opens
    The Erie Canal opens for the first time on October 2, 1825
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson forces Indians into reservations.
  • Worlds Cotton

    Worlds Cotton
    By the summer of 1830 the South owned 1/2 of the worlds cotton.
  • 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.
  • Morse Code

    Morse Code
    Morse code was invented on april 27 1836 by Samuel Morse.
  • Millionaire

    The Word Millionaire was invented, because of people having millions of dollars.

    Miners from all over came here to get gold, but problems started when some miners where finding alot and others finding none.
  • Slaves

    It hit ground zero for the slave trade in 1941, because of 1/2 a million slaves were traded like animals.
  • Headin West

    Headin West
    May 1846 thousands of settlers started heading west in search of new lands
  • Wagon Trail

    Wagon Trail
    Wagontail had begun with George Doner leading the way.
  • Tough Times

    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 Death

    John Brown Death
    John Brown is put to Death by the state of Virginia, because of treason and murder.
  • South in Control

    South in Control
    By the summer of 1850 te South had control of 3/4 of the worlds cotton.
  • Oil

    1854 Scientists discover oil
  • Red Cross

    Red Cross
    Clare barton invented the red cross in 1859.
  • John Brown

    John Brown
    John Brown planned to attack the South and lead a slave rebellion.
  • Abe Lincoln

    Abe Lincoln
    Abe Lincoln On May 1 1860 Abe Lincoln was elected our 16th president
  • Confederates

    Confederate States Formed

    The civil war begins (5 weeks after Lincoln elected president)
  • Civil War Begins

    Civil War Begins
    The Civil War Began on April 12th 1861
  • Bullrun

    The Battle of Bullrun lost more men than any other battle
  • North vs. South

    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

    Death status
    By may of 1862 17,000 had been killed in the civil war
  • Slavery

    Slavery was abolished on June 1st 1863
  • African American Soldier

    African American Soldier
    IN july of 1863 more than half of the slaves that where freed joined the North in the civil war.
  • Civil WAR Ends

    Civil WAR Ends
    The Civil war Ended on May 10th 1865
  • Where the Buffalo Roam

    Where the Buffalo Roam
    In the summer of 1865 there where 3 million Buffalo that roamed the west
  • Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty
    It took donations from all over America, 120,000, to assemble the statue of liberty
  • Lady Liberty

    Lady Liberty
    It took 25 years for Lady Liberty to oxidize and turn green.
  • Railroads go West

    1868 The railroad extend west.
  • Teddy Blue

    Teddy Blue is 1 of about 20,000 cowboys in the west.
  • Andrew Carnagy

    Andrew Carnagy developed a new way to make steel
  • Barbwire

    Barbwire was invented in 1873
  • Locust

    3 Trilion Locus terrorised the west by eatin every bit of crop, people called this the Locust Plague
  • Buffalo Slodder

    30 million Buffalo killed in 10 years
  • New Stoves

    Carnagey created massive stoves that helpped mass produce steel
  • Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb

    Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb in 1879 and had it patened in 1880.
  • Crime and Poverty

    Crime and poverty is at its height in 1890
  • Lumber

    In 1892 2 million ft of lumber will be cut in Nebraska alone.
  • Hamil Brothers

    The Hamil Brothers strike oil in Texas creating an ecinomic Boom.
  • Texaco

    Texaco was invented after the discovery of oil in Texas.
  • air conditioning

    air conditioning
    air conditioners where invented in 1902
  • Sewer systems

    major cities have sewer systems
  • Henry Ford Model T

    Henry Ford invented the Model T which was the first automobile.
  • Sewers

    Every city in America has a sewer system
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire was the worst work disaster untill September 11 2001.
  • Assembly line

    Henry ford creates the assembly line in 1913, helps mass produce items.
  • Rosco Sheler

    Rosco Sheler is the first car salesmen
  • Red Summer

    Red summer were race riots that exploded in a number of cities in both the North and South.
  • Muscle Cars

    The 1st muscle cars where created in The late summer of 1919
  • Boomtime

    the 1920's where a big Boomtime in America
  • Hollywood

    800 Films produced in L.A./ Hollywood
  • Affordable Model T

    Affordable Model T
    Model T was made affordable to Americans.
  • Start of Great Depression

    Stock Market Crash was the begining of a National Depression.
  • Credit

    6 Billion dollars were spent in credit
  • Bank of United States

    Bank wouldnt give out any loans
  • Hoover Dam

    Construction on the worlds largest dam, the Hoover Dam, had begun on march 4th 1931
  • Loosing banks

    In 1933 there where 38 states that didnt have a single bank.
  • Dust Bowl

    In 1934 the midwest was getting pounded with dust storms.
  • Radios

    Radios linked America together in 1935
  • Dust Storm

    On April 14th 1935, the biggest dust storm in American history hit America.
  • Hoover Dam is Complete

    The Hoover dam was finished on september 30th 1935 2 years ahead of schedule.
  • Hugee Computer

    Hugee Computer
    In 1940 the only computer available was the size of a Greyhound bus
  • Mt. Rushmore

    Mt. Rushmore was created and became the worlds biggest monument.
  • African Americans in WWII

    African Americans in WWII
    1 million african american soldiers were in WWII/
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    Cold war got its name because both sides were afraid of fighting each other directly.
  • Manhaten Project

    Manhaten Project
    The Manhaten Project, that lead the Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki, was started in
  • Baby Boomber

    1 baby every 10 seconds.
  • American Automobile

    2 million cars are in America
  • Missle Technology

    Missle Technology
    America had its first intercontinental missile in 1959.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr

    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.
  • E-mail

    First E-mail ever sent in 1969
  • 1st Man on the Moon

    1st Man on the Moon
    Neil Armstrong was the 1st man on the moon, and he was from the United States.
  • Woodstock

    Woodstock was the music event of the decade and to this day the single most profound event in the history of music
  • NIxon

    Nixon was the first president to resign from office
  • Vietnam War ends

    Vietnam War ends
    The Vietnam war ended in October of 1975.
  • The PC

    The PC
    The first PC wasinvented in 1976
  • Credit

    Credit was cheap and everyone used it in the 1980s
  • Challenger Explodes

    Challenger Explodes
    On Janurary 27 1986 the Challanger Exploded a few seconds after lift off kill 7 people including a school teacher
  • NASA

    NASA had one of its buisiest years in 1986
  • Credit boom

    Credit boom
    More people have Credit cards than who vote
  • Cold War Over

    Cold War Over
    The coldwar ended in 1989

    All of the United States started rapidly buying and useing computers.
  • Terrorist Attacks

    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.
  • Teleagraph like he Telephone

    Teleagraph like he Telephone
    Telegraph connects the country to each other, like cell phones do today