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  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was the first permanent British settlement that happened in 1607. It was named after King James and John Smith as their leader.
  • Telescope

    In the Netherlands in 1608 three different people made a telescope by themselves,they were Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen and, Jacob Metius.
  • The Starving Time

    The Starving Time
    Since supplies got lost at sea and they didn't have any food so they would go dig up the bodies in the cemetery and eat them.
  • Tobacco

    Tobacco was first discovered by John Ralph and it was the best thing that could've happened.
  • Pilgrims Voyage

    Pilgrims Voyage
    The pilgrims came over for religious reasons and while they were on the boat they created the Mayflower Compact so they could have a peaceful settlement.
  • Quaker

    They were the 1st antislavery group. William Penn was part of the group.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion
    It was a rebellion that Nathaniel Bacon started when Berkeley refused to let Bacon drive out the Native American's
  • Virginia Slave Laws

    Virginia Slave Laws
    These laws said that slaves were used as tithes,property and didn't recognize slave marriage.
  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
    Two girls named Betty Parris and Abigail Williams went around town and accused about two dozen people of being a witch.
  • Task System

    Task System
    A system slave some slave owners used that told them everything they needed to do and when the slaves were done with their task they were done for the day.
  • Lighting Rod

    Lighting Rod
    The lighting rod was first invented by Benjamin Franklin. He invented this to show that lighting was electricity and to protect things from lighting.
  • The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution
    It was the transition from making things with your hands to machine doing it for you. BY the 1800's there was an increase in money and better living conditions.
  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    In 1764 James Watt studied the steam engine and noticed that there was a lot of waste coming out of it so in 1765 he improved it to where it reduced the amount of waste that came out.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre were between the colonist and British til this day nobody knows who shot first but it did leave five men dead.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A protest against Britain for imposing the taxation without representation law which led to about 342 chest of tea getting dumped into the river.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    This is the day that America became independent from Great Britain. They also made some laws that basically stated that all men are equal and we all have the same rights.
  • James Cook explore the Pacific

    James Cook explore the Pacific
    James Cook made 3 different expeditions the first one in 1768 and the last one in 1779. He went on these expeditions to observe and record the transit of Venus across the Sun.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    It was a treaty signed between America and Great Britain stating that the American revolution was over and America was finally its own nation.
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    He was the first president. He also was the commander of the Continental Army.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    It was made by a man named Eli Whitney. This machine helped speed up the process of removing the seeds out of the cotton.
  • Tomas Jefferson

    Tomas Jefferson
    He wrote the Declaration of Independence, a founding father, and was the third president.
  • The Napoleonic War

    The Napoleonic War
    There different series of battles fought between Napoleonic France and a shift of alliance.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Thomas Jefferson wanted to double the size of the nation so he bought Louisiana from France.
  • Abolishment of Slave Trade

    Abolishment of Slave Trade
    On January 1 South congressmen joined with the North to vote to abolish slave trade
  • Battle of Waterlo

    Battle of Waterlo
    This war had been going on for about 23 years which ended French attempts to dominate Europe.
  • Mexican-American War

    Mexican-American War
    The war started because of territory conflicts. The main cause was because Texas was annexed by the U.S which won independence from Mexico.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    A book that talked about slavery and how they treated slaves like property and not regular humans.
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    The war started when the Confederates intruded the Union soldiers at Fort Sumter. The cause of the war was because there was a difference between the free states and the slave states.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    He was the 16th president in 1861. He is most known for abolishing slavery.
  • Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty
    French artisans and craftsmen started building the arm and torch in 1876 then finished the whole thing in 1886. The statue symbolized freedom and friendship between France and the U.S.