US history 1600 to 1877

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In History
  • Jamestown Settlement Begins

    Jamestown Settlement Begins
  • Mayflower Compact Signed

    Mayflower Compact Signed
    The mayflower compact is one of the most important events because it was the first constitutional document in America. It established the concept of self government.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act helped form America by pushing the colonies to rebel because they were being taxed with out representation.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was important to America because it got the colonies to start to rebel against Britian.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

  • Declaration of Independence Signed

    Declaration of Independence Signed
    The signing of the Declaration of Independence was important because it announced the colonies independence from Britan and established our basic rights.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga was a top ten event because this battle was the turning point in the Revolutionary War.
  • Surrender of Cornwallis

    Surrender of Cornwallis
  • Federalist Papers

    Federalist Papers
    The Federalist Papers were important because they shaped the constitution and built support for the ratification of the constitution.
  • US Constitution Ratified

    US Constitution Ratified
    The Constitution is important to history because it set up the governmental system that we still use today.
  • George Washington Elected First President

    George Washington Elected First President
  • Bill of Rights Ratified

    Bill of Rights Ratified
    The ratification of Bill of Rights was important and deserves to be in the top ten because it protects our rights as free people living in America.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    This was one of the most important events to U.S. history because it doubled the U.S. in size at that time.That was important because it ensured The U.S. would be the dominant in America.
  • Nullification Crises

  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
  • Annexation of Texas

    Annexation of Texas
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

  • South secedes from Union

    South secedes from Union
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was imprortant because it proclaimed the freedom of slaves in the U.S.
  • Civil War Ends

    Civil War Ends
    The ending of the Civil War was significant because it brought the states together again.
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    US History 1600 to 1877