1774-1898

Timeline created by C W
In History
  • U.S.A. Declares Independence

    U.S.A. Declares Independence
    The U.S.A. releases the Declaration of Independence
  • Constitution of North Carolina

    Constitution of North Carolina
    North Carolina declares its rights
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    1st Government of the U.S.A.
  • Great Britain officially releases control of the Colonies at the Treaty of Paris

    Great Britain officially releases control of the Colonies at the Treaty of Paris
    U.S.A. officially gains its independence
  • The Founding Fathers create a new Constitution

    The Founding Fathers create a new Constitution
    The Founding Fathers create a new Constitution
  • George Washington elected 1st President of the U.S.A.

    George Washington elected 1st President of the U.S.A.
    George Washington elected 1st President of the U.S.A.
  • Bill of Rights added to the Constitution

    Bill of Rights added to the Constitution
    Bill of Rights added to the Constitution
  • France sells Louisiana Territory to the U.S.A.

    France sells Louisiana Territory to the U.S.A.
    The U.S.A. buys the Louisiana Purchase
  • War of 1812 begins

    War of 1812 begins
    War of 1812 begins
  • Battle of Niagara Falls

    Battle of Niagara Falls
    The battle of Niagara Falls was the bloodiest battle in the war of 1812. 258 Americans died.
  • War of 1812 ends

    War of 1812 ends
    War of 1812 ends
  • Lincoln elected

    Lincoln elected
    President Abraham Lincoln elected President of the U.S.A.
  • Start of the Civil War

    Start of the Civil War
    Start of the Civil War
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Officially abolishes and bans slavery in the U.S.A.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    4th Bloodiest battle of the Civil War. 24,000 Americans Died.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Bloodiest battle of the Civil War. 51,000 Americans died
  • Battle of Chikamauga

    Battle of Chikamauga
    2nd Bloodiest battle of the Civil War. 34,624 Americans died
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    Lincoln addresses the battle of Gettysburg
  • Battle of the Wilderness

    Battle of the Wilderness
    3rd Bloodiest battle in the Civil War. 29,800 Americans died.
  • End of Civil War

    End of Civil War
    End of Civil War
  • Lincolns Assasination

    Lincolns Assasination
    President Lincoln was shot and killed in Ford theatre.
  • U.S.A. gains more territory

    U.S.A. gains more territory
    U.S.A. gets control of Guam, Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Philippines and the U.S.A. annexed Hawaii.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    The start of the Spanish-American War.
  • Battle of San Juan Hill

    Battle of San Juan Hill
    The battle of San Juan Hill was the bloodiest battle of the Spanish-American War. 144 Americans died
  • Wilmington Coup of 1898

    Wilmington Coup of 1898
    A group of white supremacists started a coup to take over the government of Wilmington North Carolina. Unfortunately it was the only successful coup in United States history.