US History Timeline 1492-2011- Owen Sherwood Emma Horne

Timeline created by owenemma
  • Jan 1st, 1492

    Columbus “Discovers” America

    Columbus “Discovers”  America
    In 1492 culumbus and his crew sailded the ocean blue. The ended up at a new world is what they said. They went back and told people. The indians where already there but they didnt relize that they where.
  • Jan 1st, 1497

    John Cabot claims North America for England

    John Cabot claims North America for England
    In Italy he is known today as Giovanni Caboto, in England as John Cabot, in France as Jean Cabot, and in Spain as Juan Caboto.
  • Jan 1st, 1534

    Jacques Cartier explores the Great Lakes and the the St. Lawrence River

     Jacques Cartier explores the Great Lakes and the the St. Lawrence River
    He married Mary Catherine des Granches.
  • Jan 1st, 1534

    Virginia colony of Roanoke Island established by Walter Raleigh

    Virginia colony of Roanoke Island established by Walter Raleigh
    Walter Raleigh for the colonization of the area of North America known as Virginia.
  • Captain John Smith explorer and founder of Jamestown

    Captain John Smith explorer and founder of Jamestown
  • Twenty slaves in Virginia Africans brought to Jamestown are the first slaves importedinto Britain’s North American colonies. Like indentured servants, they were probably freed aftera fixed period of service

    Twenty slaves in Virginia Africans brought to Jamestown are the first slaves importedinto Britain’s North American colonies. Like indentured servants, they were probably freed aftera fixed period of service
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
  • First Public School(Boston Latin School)

    First Public School(Boston Latin School)
  • First College - Harvard College, the first institute for higher education in a north American

    First College - Harvard College, the first institute for higher education in a north American
  • Colonial North America's slave trade begins when the first American slave carrier,Desire, is built and launched in Massachusetts.

    Colonial North America's slave trade begins when the first American slave carrier,Desire, is built and launched in Massachusetts.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
  • Ben Franklin - Lightening Rod

    Ben Franklin - Lightening Rod
    He was a storm chaser who would ride his horse into storms in order to study electricity.
  • Proclamation of 1763 by King George III

    Proclamation of 1763 by King George III
  • Santa Claus - Colonial America

    Santa Claus - Colonial America
  • Vermont is 1st colony to free all slaves.

    Vermont is 1st colony to free all slaves.
  • 1787 Articles of Confederation

    1787 Articles of Confederation
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
  • georgia

    georgia
  • Connecticut

    Connecticut
  • Massachusetts

    Massachusetts
  • Maryland

    Maryland
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
  • Viginia

    Viginia
  • New York

    New York
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
  • 1790 Population

    4 Million
  • rhode island

    rhode island
  • Vermont

    Vermont
  • Eli Whitney - Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney - Cotton Gin
    Machine that automated the production of cotton products.
  • 11th amendment

    11th amendment
  • kentucky

    kentucky
  • 1800

    5.3 million
  • Ohio

    Ohio
  • 12h amendment

    12h amendment
  • 1810 7.2

    7.2 million
  • Lousiana

    Lousiana
  • Indiana

    Indiana
  • Mississippi

    Mississippi
  • illinios

    illinios
  • alabama

    alabama
  • 1820 9.6

    9.6 million
  • Maine

    Maine
  • missiouri

    missiouri
  • Graham Cracker

    Graham Cracker
    Sylvester Graham invented the cracker to ad variety to his vegetarian diet.
  • 1830

    12.8 million
  • Indian Removal Act (1838 Trial of Tears)

    Indian Removal Act (1838 Trial of Tears)
  • Oberlin College - First college to accept Women

    Oberlin College - First college to accept Women
  • Oberlin College - First School to accept Black

     Oberlin College - First School to accept Black
  • arkansas

    arkansas
  • U of M- 1817 - Founded in Detroit, Moved to Ann Arbor in 1837

    U of M- 1817 - Founded in Detroit, Moved to Ann Arbor in 1837
  • Michigan

    Michigan
  • Vulcanized Rubber - Charles Goodyear

    Vulcanized Rubber - Charles Goodyear
    Originally developed for medical treatment, but later used for many other things including the automobile
  • 1840

    17 million
  • William Henry Harrison

    Sadly died in office his first year. His slogan was "Tippecanoe and Tyler too".
  • Baseball - Alexander Cartwright

    Baseball - Alexander Cartwright
  • Florida

    Florida
  • texas

    texas
  • iowa

    iowa
  • Dounut

    Dounut
    Hanson Gregory invented this on a boat at the age of 16
  • Wisconsin

    Wisconsin
  • 1850 23

    23 million
  • California

    California
  • Michigan State

    Michigan State
  • Pencil Eraser - Hymen Lipman

    Pencil Eraser - Hymen Lipman
    Developed the patent to include the eraser on the top of the pencil
  • Minnessota

    Minnessota
  • Oregon

    Oregon
  • 1860 31.4

    31,4 million
  • Repeating Riffle - Benjamin Tyler Henry

    Repeating Riffle - Benjamin Tyler Henry
    Used in the Civil War
  • Jelly Bean - William Schrafft

    Jelly Bean - William Schrafft
    Inspired by Turkish Delight he invented the Jelly Bean to send to the Union Soilders in the Civil War.
  • Machine Gun - Richard Gatling

    Machine Gun - Richard Gatling
    200 rounds per minute
  • Kansas

    Kansas
  • Breakfast Cereal - James Caleb Jackson

    Breakfast Cereal - James Caleb Jackson
    Originally called Granula invented because he was a vegitarian
  • Nevada

    Nevada
  • 13th Amendment - Abolition of Slavery

    13th Amendment - Abolition of Slavery
  • Nebraska

    Nebraska
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
  • American Football - Walter Cam

     American Football - Walter Cam
  • - Soccer - Princeton vs. Rutgers (6-4 Rutgers)

    - Soccer - Princeton vs. Rutgers (6-4 Rutgers)
  • 1870 38.6

    38.6 million
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
  • african american right to vote

    african american right to vote
  • Jeans - Levi Strauss

    Jeans - Levi Strauss
    Heavy duty pants made for the Gold Rush so they would last
  • Colorado

    Colorado
  • 1880 50.1

    50.1 million
  • James Abram Garfield

    Shot while in office
  • Softball - George Hancock

    Softball - George Hancock
  • Delaware

    Delaware
  • South dakota

    South dakota
  • North dakota

    North dakota
  • Montana

    Montana
  • Washington

    Washington
  • 1890 62.9

    62.9 million
  • Idaho

    Idaho
  • Wyoming

    Wyoming
  • CMU

    CMU
  • Radio Nikola Telsa

    Radio Nikola Telsa
  • Corn Flakes Will Kellogg

    Corn Flakes Will Kellogg
  • volleyball

    volleyball
  • Utah

    Utah
  • 1900 76.2

    76.2 million
  • Assemble line henry ford

    Assemble line henry ford
  • Car Oldsmobile ransom f olds

    Car Oldsmobile ransom f olds
  • Teddy Bear Morris MIchtom

    Teddy Bear Morris MIchtom
  • Banana Split David Strickler

    Banana Split David Strickler
  • oklahoma

    oklahoma
  • 1910 92.2 million

    92.2 million
  • new mexico

    new mexico
  • arizona

    arizona
  • 17th Amendment (direct election of United States Senators by popular vote)

    17th Amendment (direct election of United States Senators by popular vote)
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
  • 18th amndment (prohibits acohol)

    18th amndment (prohibits acohol)
  • 19th amendment womens right ot vote

    19th amendment womens right ot vote
  • 1920 106

    106 million
  • Kool Aid

    Kool Aid
  • Televison Fillo t farnsworth

    Televison Fillo t farnsworth
  • Mickey Mouse - Walt Disney

    Mickey Mouse - Walt Disney
  • Bubble gum walter diemer

    Bubble gum walter diemer
  • 1930 123

    123 million
  • Electric Guitar - George Beauchamp and Adolph Rickenbacke

     Electric Guitar - George Beauchamp and Adolph Rickenbacke
  • 20th Amendment Jan. 20 inauguration

    20th Amendment Jan. 20 inauguration
  • 21 Amendment Repeal 18th amendment

    21 Amendment Repeal 18th amendment
  • soft serve ice cream

    soft serve ice cream
  • 1940 132

    132 million
  • video game

    video game
  • cable t.v.

    cable t.v.
  • 1950 151

    151 million
  • barcode

    barcode
  • video tape

    video tape
  • alaska

    alaska
  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
  • 1960 179.3

    179.3 million
  • 23 amendment Wash. D.C. representation

    23 amendment Wash. D.C. representation
  • Computer mouses

    Computer mouses
  • 24 Amendment poll taxes illegal

    24 Amendment poll taxes illegal
  • buffalo wings

    buffalo wings
  • cd

    cd
  • mini computer

    mini computer
  • 25 Amendment presidential

    25 Amendment presidential
  • 1970 203

    103 million
  • 26 amendment 18 as voting age

    26 amendment 18 as voting age
  • email

    email
  • cell phone

    cell phone
  • 1980 226.5

    226.5 million
  • laptop

    laptop
  • NES

    NES
  • 1990 148.7

    148.7 million
  • 27 amendment congress salary changes take place in next tern

    27 amendment congress salary changes take place in next tern
  • 2000 281.4

    281.4 million
  • ipod

    ipod
  • US invasion of Afgahnistan

    in response to 9/11 the US invaded Afgahnistan to fight the Taliban
  • Invasion of Iraq

    Coalition forces invaded Iraq in the fight against terrorism
  • Barack Hussein Obama

    Econimic Stimules in response to the recession in '08
  • 2010 308.7

    308.7 million
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    French and Indian War

    Between Grat Britain and France
    Took place in N. America
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    Revolution

    between Great britain and the 13 british colonies then went to a world war
    took place in america
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    George Washington

    He was the Genral in the American Revolution.
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    John Adams

    He was a Fedarlist and a founding father in america.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    He made the Lousiana Purchase in 1803 from france. It showed his use of federalpower dispite his belief in small government.
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    James Maddison

    Lead the war of 1812 against Egland. Durring that war the White House was burned down.
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    War of 1812

    Between the us and the british empire
    took place in the us
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    James Monroe

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    John Quincy Adams

    He failed Presidency he beat Jackson by a verry small amount.
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    Andrew Jackson

    Was a big part of the Trail of Tears.
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    The Texas Revolution

    Between mexico and the us
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    Martin Van Buren

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    John Tyler

    When the presidend died (HArrison) Tyler became president.
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    James Knox Polk

    He wasthe "Dark Horse Canidate". Was in office durring the Mexican War.
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    Mexican American War

    between the us and mexico
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    Zachary Taylor

    Died in office. Was the genral for the Mexican War.
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    Millard Fillmore

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    Franklin Pierce

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    James Buchanan

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    Abrahm Lincoln

    He waged war against the Confederacy for the preserved Union.
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    The American Civil War

    between the us and the 'slaves'
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    Andrew Johnson

    He was impeached for being uncopertive with congress.
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    Ulysses Simson Grant

    He was a former Union General and not a good president.
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    Rutherford Birchard Hayes

    Nicknamed "Fraudulency". His election marked the end of reconstruction.
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    Chester Alan Aurthur

    Pendelton Civil Service Act
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    Grover Cleveland

    The only President to serve two non-consecutive terms
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    Benjamin Harrison

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    William McKinley

    Spanish American War
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    Theadore Roosevelt

    The Imperialsim President, Progressive, "Square Deal", built the Panama Canal
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    William Howard Taft

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    Woodrow Wilson

    WWI...idealist, but also racist
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    World War 1

    all over the world
    germany vs. the world
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    Warren Gamaliel Harding

    He was a republican and one of the most corupt Presidents.
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    Calvin Coolidge

    "stay cool with coolidge"
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    Herbert Clark Hoover

    He was in office during the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression started. Hover Dam. Conservative
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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    FDR is the only President to serve four terms. WWII and the Great Depression
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    World War II

    Between the allies and the axis...all over the world. The attack on Pearl Harbor got the US into the war.
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    Harry S. Truman

    Truman dropped atomic bombs on Hero Shema and Namasaki in Japan.
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    Korean War

    Between North and South Korea. The US joined forces with the South and lost.
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    Dwight David Eisenhower

    Eisenhower was known as a true republican.
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    John Fitzgerarld Kennedy

    Assassinated in '63. Known for the peace corps, Cubar, and the missle crisis.
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    Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Civil rights act, Vietnam War
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    Richard Millhouse Nixon

    Watergate sacndal, opened relationship with China. He was a Republican.
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    Gerald R. Ford

    He pardoned with Nixon.
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    James Earl Carter, Jr.

    Iranian Hostage Crisis and Camp David Accords
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    Ronald Wilson Regan

    He was a republican and durring his time in office the Burlin wall fell down.
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    George Herbert Walker Bush

    His campain was "No new taxes" but then he raised them.
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    Persian Gulf War

    US aided Kuwait when they were invaded by neighboring Iraq.
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    William Jefferson Clinton

    Went into debt and had an affair
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    George Walker Bush

    9\11 and the Iraq war happened.