Paleo indians are the first people to come to Tennessee.
The Archaic indians come to Tennessee.
Mar 24, 750
The Woodland indians first came to Tennessee at this time.
Mar 24, 1000
The Mississippians first came to Tennessee in 1000 A.D. They are the fourth group of people to come to Tennessee country.
Mar 24, 1095
This time in the world is when the Crusades began in Europe.
Mar 24, 1215
This time period is when the Magna Carta was first written.This was the first idea of higher law. It stated that nobody was above the law.
Mar 24, 1271
In 1271 Marco Polo went and visited China.
Mar 24, 1492
Colombus set up continual contact between the old world and the new.
Mar 24, 1539
Hernando De Soto comes to Florida
In 1539 De Soto landed in Florida to purue what he thought would be unlimited riches for life.He came with select soldiers from the Catholic nations of Spain and Portugal. He came 47 years after Colombus first reached the New World.
Mar 24, 1540
Hernando De Soto arrives in Tennessee
He was the first unknown European to set foot on what was to become Tennessee.
Mar 24, 1549
Death of De Soto
In the spring of 1540, after crossing the Missippi River, De Soto got ill and died near what is now Memphis,Tennessee. His expedition that he started ended and the endless riches he seeked were never found.
The Fall of the Spanish Armada
The Spanish Armada was defeated by the Britsh in 1588. This paved the way for trade routes and discovery in the New World for England and France.
Jamestown was founded
The english come to the New World and settle Jamestown.
Quebec is founded
In 1608 a frenchmen by the name of Samuel De Champlain founded Quebec.
The first English in Tennessee
In 1673 the first English settlers set foot on Tennessee country for the first time.
Pennsylvania is founded
In 1682 William Penn founded Pennsylvania.
King Philip's War
In 1689 King Philip's War started over who got the land that was at the Mississippi Valley. There were a series of war in this.
New Trading Post in Nasville
The French established a trading post in the Nashville area at this time.
In 1717 George Boone, Daniel Boon's father, left England and sailed to Pennsylavania to join the colony.
Georgia is founded
In 1732 James Oglethorpe founded Georgia.
In 1734 Daniel Boone was born.
At this time the longhunters entered Tennessee country for the first time in history.
The French and Indian War
In 1754 the French and Indian War started. It is one of the most famous wars of our history.
Daniel Boone first fighting
In 1755 Daniel Boone first began fighting in the French and Indian War. He wasn't famous at that time. He just wanted to help for the cause.
Ft. Loudoun is built in Tennessee by the British
In 1757 Ft. Loudoun was built by the British in the Cherokee territory on the bank of the Little Tennesse River.
The British and Cherokee relationship destroyed
In 1759 good relations between the British and the Cherokee ended horribly.
The Treaty of Paris is signed
The Treaty of Paris was signed in 1763. This is a very famous treaty in our history.
William Bean settles the Watauga settlement
William Bean and his party clear land in order to create the Watauga settlement. This is the first settlement in Tennessee history.
The Treaty of Fort Stanwix is negotiated
The British negotiated the Treaty of Fort Stanwix so they could move the Iriquios tribe to the territories of Kentucky and Tennessee.
Daniel Boone searches for the Cumberland Gap
In 1770 Daniel Boone left his home in persuit to find the Cumberland Gap. If found he could make a name for himself in history and it did.
Hard Labor Treaty is negotiated to open up Tennessee and Kentucky Territorries
The Hard Labor Treaty was negotiated to open up land in the Kentucky and Tennessee territories.
Boone constructs and indian trail through the Cumberland Gap
Boone and 30 of his woodesmen turned the indian trail into a road to travel through the Cumberland Gap.
The Revolutionary War
In this timespan one of the most historic wars in American History began and ended. This historic war was the Revolutionary War.
The Cherokee tribe helps us in a crucial time of need
The Cherokee indians decide to fight with the Americans in the Revoulutionary War. This is a very big move because we needed more resources.
The United States officially declare their independence from Britain
In the 4th of july, 1776 United States officially declared their independence from Britain.
The Wilderness Road
By 1790 the Wilderness Road, created by Daniel Boone and his Woodsemen, almost 200,000 people had gone west on this road.
Tennessee becomes a state
In 1776 Tennessee becomes a state of the United States of America.
The War of 1812
In this War the Shanneh indians and the Creek indians fought with the British and the Cherokee inidians helped the Americans.
The Trail of Tears
Europeans forced 5 civilized indian tribes out of their territories in order for land and riches. They sent them west many miles which was called the Trail of Tears. It is called this because half of the indians that went on this dreadful journeys became ill and died.