USA history through a timeline

  • Jan 1, 1497

    America discovered

    In 1497, the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci discovered a new country, and it was named America by the map maker, Martin Waldseemuller.Althogh a few years before that a spanish explorer called Cristoforo Colombo went on his jurney to find Asia but by mistake he bumped in America but sadly he was on his boat and did not step on the land therfore he did not discover Amercia but Amerigo Vespucci stepped on America and discoverd it
  • Coloistation of the east coast by the english

  • American Revolutaion

  • Independice was declared

  • Constitution

    The Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787, by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and ratified by conventions in each U.S. state in the name of "The People". The Constitution has been amended twenty-seven times; the first ten amendments are known as the Bill of Rights
  • The Second War of Independence

    The wasr was fought between the Americans and the British Empire. The AMericans wanted to expand their land and trade rights.
  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also known as the War Between the States (among other names), was a civil war in the United States of America. 11 Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy". Led by Jefferson Davis, the Confederacy fought for its independence from the United States. The U.S. federal government was supported by twenty mostly-Northern free states in which slavery already had
  • End of AMerican Civil War

    Last shot was fired on April 9th. The end of war also ment end of slavery.
  • World War I

    Although the WWI had started in 1914 America first issued a declaration of non intervention but after some German sabotage America entered the war on April 6th of 1917. The war ended on November 11th 1918 with Armistice. Later on the Treaty of Versails was signed on June 28th 1919.
  • The Black Thursday

    In october of 1929 the Wall Street Crash happened. This was the beginning of the Great Depression which lasted until the earky 1940's.
  • Pearl Harbour

    On this day the Imperial Army of Japan attacked Pearl Harbour. This led to America declaring war on Japan the next day. Japan was part of the Axis Power together with Nazi Germany and Fashist Italy.The war ended in 1945 after a lot of devostation and casulties.
  • Start of war in Korea

  • End of war in Korea

  • Start of war in Vietnam

  • John F. Kennedy was killed

  • End of war in Vietnam

  • Start of Gulf war

  • End of Gulf war