1st Sep, 1493
Cattle Spanish bring
cattle to the U.S.
27th Sep, 1600
North America "Land of Opportunity" Settlers left
Europe to find new land, and new opportunities and freedoms.
5th May, 1607
Jamestown The city of
Jamestown was built in May of 1607.
25th Mar, 1617
Tobacco was Americas largest export. Although it was illegal the new settlers did it cause it brought in alot of money.
27th Aug, 1620
Spanish Controls Trade In the 1600's the
Spanish controled most of the worldwide trade.
5th Apr, 1621
Mayflower heads home
Mayflower left the new lands on April 5th 1621.
5th Jun, 1621
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.
7th Aug, 1760
Redcoats In 1645 the King of England sent his
Redcoat soldiers to America to gain control.
14th May, 1761
Boston Newspaper Boston, had the first
1st Sep, 1765
Too much Red In September of 1627 there were many
Redcoats in America. For every 1 Redcoat there was 4 Americans.
5th Mar, 1770
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.
5th Mar, 1770
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.
6th Mar, 1770
Paul Revere mad the front page, of the Boston Newspaper, about the Boston Massacre and he titles it "The Bloody Massacre"
16th Dec, 1773
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.
4th Oct, 1775
Boone crosses into Shawnee territory
2nd Jan, 1776
New York By Janurary 1776 there where about 20,000 people in
30th Jun, 1776
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
4th Jul, 1776
Declaration of Independence July 4th 1776 the
Declaration of independence was signed
12th Jul, 1776
Open FIre July 12 1776 two of the thousands of ships opened fire on N
ew York city, it was the larges attack on New York untill Septeber 11, 2001.
28th Sep, 1777
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
30th Sep, 1778
TAXED By 1778 The british had New York under control and they
taxed everything,and by this time food prices were up 800%
28th Sep, 1781
Bgining of the Battle of Yorktown This was the start of The
Battle of Yorktown..
19th Oct, 1781
Battle of Yorktown Ends Battle of
Yorktown ends with America victorious
30th Apr, 1789
First President General George Washington was named Americas first
4th Mar, 1794
Cotton Gin The
Cotton Gin was invented (helpped increase the speed of producing cotton.)
1st Apr, 1803
Thomas Jefferson baught 1/2 billion acres for 3 cents an acre
1st May, 1804
Lewis and Clarck
Lewis and Clark map the new country.
3rd Sep, 1805
Sacajawea saved Boone and his men by showing them ways through the land and leading them to food, water, and shelter.
10th Oct, 1817
Erie Canal is the Biggest man construction project and is 300 miles long.
4th Oct, 1818
Milk Sickness In 1818 families where dying from Cow
10th Mar, 1821
Harriet Tubman risked her life to help free slaves by leading them and the "Underground Railroad"
7th Oct, 1823
Hunters and trappers start to catch beavers, they sell for alotback in Eurrope, because in Europe there not many left.
15th Oct, 1823
Rockies Thousands of trappers start trapping in the
6th Feb, 1825
Industrial Revolution The
Industrial Revoulution was the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation.
5th Jun, 1825
North and South In
1825 the South had an economy set on cotton, and the North was set on industry.
26th Oct, 1825
Erie Canal Opens The
Erie Canal opens for the first time on October 2, 1825
1st Jun, 1830
Andrew Jackson forces Indians into reservations.
10th Jul, 1830
Worlds Cotton By the summer of 1830 the South owned 1/2 of the
5th Mar, 1836
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.
27th Apr, 1836
Morse code was invented on april 27 1836 by Samuel Morse.
7th Aug, 1840
Millionaire The Word
Millionaire was invented, because of people having millions of dollars.
5th May, 1841
GOLD RUSH Miners from all over came here to get
gold, but problems started when some miners where finding alot and others finding none.
24th Sep, 1841
Slaves It hit ground zero for the
slave trade in 1941, because of 1/2 a million slaves were traded like animals.
18th May, 1846
Headin West May 1846 thousands of s
ettlers started heading west in search of new lands
1st Jun, 1846
Wagontail had begun with George Doner leading the way.
4th Dec, 1846
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.
2nd Dec, 1849
John Brown Death
John Brown is put to Death by the state of Virginia, because of treason and murder.
18th Jun, 1850
South in Control By the summer of 1850 te
South had control of 3/4 of the worlds cotton.
16th Nov, 1854
Oil 1854 Scientists discover
18th Jun, 1859
Clare barton invented the red cross in 1859.
1st Oct, 1859
John Brown planned to attack the South and lead a slave rebellion.
1st May, 1860
Abe Lincoln On May 1 1860 Abe Lincoln was elected our 16th president
7th Feb, 1861
Confederate States Formed
8th Apr, 1861
CIVIL WAR The
civil war begins (5 weeks after Lincoln elected president)
12th Apr, 1861
Civil War Begins The
Civil War Began on April 12th 1861
21st Jul, 1861
Bullrun The Battle of
Bullrun lost more men than any other battle
12th Apr, 1862
North vs. South Civil war at its hight
North vs. South bringing more deaths than ever seen, and by 1863 lost 2% of population.
18th Oct, 1862
Death status By may of 1862 17,000 had been killed in the
1st Jun, 1863
Slavery was abolished on June 1st 1863
18th Jul, 1863
African American Soldier IN july of 1863 more than half of the
slaves that where freed joined the North in the civil war.
10th May, 1865
Civil WAR Ends The
Civil war Ended on May 10th 1865
5th Jun, 1865
Where the Buffalo Roam In the summer of 1865 there where 3 million
Buffalo that roamed the west
15th Aug, 1865
Statue of Liberty It took donations from all over America, 120,000, to assemble the
statue of liberty
18th Sep, 1865
Lady Liberty It took 25 years for
Lady Liberty to oxidize and turn green.
9th Apr, 1868
Railroads go West 1868 The
railroad extend west.
3rd Aug, 1868
Teddy Blue is 1 of about 20,000 cowboys in the west.
8th Jun, 1872
Andrew Carnagy developed a new way to make steel
4th May, 1873
Barbwire was invented in 1873
17th Jun, 1874
Locust 3 Trilion Locus terrorised the west by eatin every bit of crop, people called this the
7th Jul, 1875
Buffalo Slodder 30 million
Buffalo killed in 10 years
1st Aug, 1875
Carnagey created massive stoves that helpped mass produce steel
27th Jan, 1880
Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb Thomas Edison invented the
lightbulb in 1879 and had it patened in 1880.
15th Dec, 1890
Crime and Poverty
Crime and poverty is at its height in 1890
4th Nov, 1892
Lumber In 1892 2 million ft of
lumber will be cut in Nebraska alone.
10th Jan, 1901
Hamil Brothers The
Hamil Brothers strike oil in Texas creating an ecinomic Boom.
23rd Apr, 1901
Texaco was invented after the discovery of oil in Texas.
22nd Jul, 1902
air conditioners where invented in 1902
21st Jul, 1907
Sewer systems major cities have
19th Aug, 1908
Henry Ford Model T
Henry Ford invented the Model T which was the first automobile.
16th May, 1909
Sewers Every city in America has a
29th Mar, 1911
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire was the worst work disaster untill September 11 2001.
11th Dec, 1913
Assembly line Henry ford creates the
assembly line in 1913, helps mass produce items.
25th Jun, 1915
Rosco Sheler is the first car salesmen
16th Jun, 1919
Red summer were race riots that exploded in a number of cities in both the North and South.
5th Aug, 1919
Muscle Cars The
1st muscle cars where created in The late summer of 1919
20th Jan, 1920
Boomtime the 1920's where a big
Boomtime in America
8th Mar, 1920
Hollywood 800 Films produced in L.A./
17th Oct, 1924
Affordable Model T
Model T was made affordable to Americans.
13th Jul, 1929
Start of Great Depression
Stock Market Crash was the begining of a National Depression.
16th Dec, 1929
Credit 6 Billion dollars were spent in
19th Dec, 1930
Bank of United States
Bank wouldnt give out any loans
4th Mar, 1931
Hoover Dam Construction on the worlds largest dam, the Hoover Dam, had begun on march 4th 1931
17th Nov, 1933
Loosing banks In 1933 there where 38 states that didnt have a single
17th Nov, 1934
Dust Bowl In 1934 the midwest was getting pounded with
11th Mar, 1935
Radios linked America together in 1935
14th Apr, 1935
Dust Storm On April 14th 1935, the biggest
dust storm in American history hit America.
30th Sep, 1935
Hoover Dam is Complete The
Hoover dam was finished on september 30th 1935 2 years ahead of schedule.
23rd Nov, 1940
Hugee Computer In 1940 the only
computer available was the size of a Greyhound bus
6th Mar, 1941
Mt. Rushmore was created and became the worlds biggest monument.
22nd Sep, 1943
African Americans in WWII 1 million african
american soldiers were in WWII/
15th Apr, 1945
Cold war got its name because both sides were afraid of fighting each other directly.
13th Sep, 1945
Manhaten Project The
Manhaten Project, that lead the Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki, was started in
20th Apr, 1946
Baby Boomber 1
baby every 10 seconds.
18th Sep, 1946
American Automobile 2 million
cars are in America
21st Aug, 1959
Missle Technology America had its first
intercontinental missile in 1959.
19th Nov, 1963
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.
30th Apr, 1969
First E-mail ever sent in 1969
20th Jul, 1969
1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong was the 1st man on the moon, and he was from the United States.
22nd Nov, 1969
Woodstock was the music event of the decade and to this day the single most profound event in the history of music
23rd Nov, 1974
Nixon was the first president to resign from office
25th Oct, 1975
Vietnam War ends The
Vietnam war ended in October of 1975.
25th May, 1976
The PC The first
PC wasinvented in 1976
26th Aug, 1980
Credit was cheap and everyone used it in the 1980s
27th Jan, 1986
Challenger Explodes On Janurary 27 1986 the
Challanger Exploded a few seconds after lift off kill 7 people including a school teacher
15th May, 1986
NASA had one of its buisiest years in 1986
7th Aug, 1989
Credit boom More people have
Credit cards than who vote
17th Aug, 1989
Cold War Over The
coldwar ended in 1989
22nd Dec, 2000
.COM BOOM All of the United States started rapidly buying and useing
11th Sep, 2001
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.
23rd Nov, 2010
Teleagraph like he Telephone
Telegraph connects the country to each other, like cell phones do today