Evelyn Schaffer 1st period

  • 200

    13,000 B.C.

    13,000 B.C.
    The first people (Paleo Indians arrive in Tennessee.
  • 300

    6,000 B.C.

    6,000 B.C.
    Archaic Indians arrive in Tennessee. Archaic Indians were the first to bring farming to Tennessee. They also introduced better tools and weapons, called atlatls. They also improved existing nets and traps, and domesticated Tennessee's first dogs.
  • Mar 24, 750

    1,000-500 B.C.

    1,000-500 B.C.
    The Woodland Indians came into Tennessee. They were farmers and built permanent villages and homes.
  • Mar 24, 1000

    Mississippian Indians enter Tennessee.

    Mississippian Indians enter Tennessee.
    Mississippians had permanent villages and were larger than the previous tribes'.
  • Mar 25, 1492

    Europeans arrive in the New World

    Europeans arrive in the New World
    Christopher Columbus set up continual contact between the Old and New Wolds.
  • Mar 24, 1539

    Hernando De Soto lands in the New World

    Hernando De Soto lands in the New World
    De Soto came to America looking for riches and wealth, even though he was sent to convert the indigenous population to the Catholic faith.
  • Mar 25, 1540

    De Soto in Tennessee

    De Soto in Tennessee
    De Soto sets foot on what today is Tennessee-he is the first European here.
  • Mar 24, 1542

    De Soto dies near Memphis

    De Soto dies near Memphis
    Hernando De Soto gets ill and dies, His team quickly returns to the safty of Mexico, out of fear that they will be attacked without their leader.
  • Armada Defeated

    Armada Defeated
    The British defeat the Spanish Armada.
  • Jamestown settled

    Jamestown settled
    The English begin living in the New World with the settlement of Jamestown.
  • Quebec settled

    Quebec settled
    The French establish a town of their own- Quebec. It is in what is today Canada.
  • French settle New World

    French settle New World
    The French city of Quebec is settled, and is the first French colonization in America.
  • French Missionary and Trader in America

    French Missionary and Trader in America
    A missionary by the name of Jaques Marquette and a trader called Louis Joilet traveled along the Mississippi and Arkansas rivers.
  • French explore Mississippi

    French explore Mississippi
    A Frenchman named Rene Robert Cavelier led an expedition of the Mouth of the Mississippi.
  • French in Tennessee

    French in Tennessee
    Frenchman La Salle and his team built a Fort at Memphis. The fort was used as a base against the Chickasaw Indians.
  • More French exploration

    More French exploration
    Other French explorers travel along the Ohio and Cumberland rivers.
  • French in Nashville

    A trading post is established in what is today Nashville by the French.
  • Georgia is established as a colony.

    Georgia is established as a colony.
  • 13 Colonies

    13 Colonies
    By 1733, Britain had officially settled the 13 colonies that we hear about today.
  • Daniel Boone is born.

    Daniel Boone is born.
  • Long Hunters arrive in Tennessee

    Long Hunters arrive in Tennessee
    Long hunters were indevidual hunters that entered the hills and valleis of TN, their name comes from the distance of their travels. Daniel Boone was a long hunter. Long hunters came into TN knowingly violating the proclamation line. It was not unusual for a longhunter to earn $1,600-1,700 in one trip.
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    French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War was a war where England and France fought over control of the new world and Europe.
  • Daniel Boone in the French and Indian war.

    Daniel Boone in the French and Indian war.
    Daniel Boone fought on the side of the British in the French and Indian war. He was a wagon driver.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The signing of the Treaty of Paris gave the British control of the land east of the Mississippi river.
  • Treaty of Fort Stanwix

    Treaty of Fort Stanwix
    The British purchase a claim of Iriquois to the territories of Kentucky and Tennessee.
  • Wilderness Road

    Wilderness Road
    Daniel Boone and 30 woodsmen turn an Indian trail into a road that families, wagons, and animals could travel on. The road went on for more than 300 miles, and by 1790, almost 200,000 people had gone west on the wilderness road.
  • Tennessee becomes a state

    Tennessee becomes a state
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    Future President Andrew Jackson led the White Stick Creek Indians agaisnt the Red Stick Creeks. The White Sticks and Andrew Jackson won.