2017 Benjamin Hollon Dalat US History

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In History
  • 38,000 BCE

    Bering Land Bridge — First Migration to the Americas

    Bering Land Bridge — First Migration to the Americas
    Between 38,000 and 10,000 BC people now called Paleo-Indians crossed into Canada over a land bridge called the Bering Land Bridge. These people were hunter gatherers and crossed the bridge following animals. (6)
  • 1,500 BCE

    North American Southwest — Maize grown

    North American Southwest — Maize grown
    Even though the hunter-gatherers of North America learned how to farm in around 5000 BC, they only started growing maize (corn) in around 1500 BC
  • -509 BCE

    Roman Empire — Roman Republic

    Roman Empire — Roman Republic
    In 509 BC, the roman republic was formed. It was a tripartite government that had checks and balances. Those who served in it only served for a term of one year at a time before being re-elected.
  • 300

    Niger River — Beginning of Ghana

    Niger River — Beginning of Ghana
    In around AD 300, farmers who were threatened by nomads banded together for protection. This was the beginning of Ghana.
  • 1000

    Canada — Leif Eriksson Reaches the Americas

    Canada — Leif Eriksson Reaches the Americas
    In 1000 AD, Leif Eriksson reached Canada when a storm blew him off course en route to Greenland.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    West Indies — Columbus Sails the Ocean Blue

    West Indies — Columbus Sails the Ocean Blue
    October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus reached the East indies on his voyage to find a sea route to Asia.
  • 1510

    America & Africa — Slave Trade Begins

    America & Africa — Slave Trade Begins
    In 1510, the Spanish Government legalized the buying and selling of slaves. Slaves were thought of as the property of their owners and many died from the awful conditions of the slave ships
  • 1517

    Germany — Martin Luther Criticizes the Church

    Germany — Martin Luther Criticizes the Church
    In 1517, Martin Luther, a German priest, publicly criticized the Roman Catholic church, starting the Protestant Reformatioin.
  • 1534

    South America — Peru Falls to Pizzaro

    South America — Peru Falls to Pizzaro
    In 1534, Francisco Pizarro defeated Peru. There were many factors that helped him to do this, including better weapons, literature, and most deadly of all: diseases.
  • England — Mayflower Departs

    England — Mayflower Departs
    The Mayflower was a ship that carried over 100 passengers to seek a better life in the Americas. It departed September 16, 1620.
  • New Amsterdam — Colony Begins

    New Amsterdam — Colony Begins
    In 1647, New Amsterdam (future New York) was founded by General Peter Stuyvesant, but was later conquered without firing a single shot.
  • Jamestown — Bacon's Rebellion

    Jamestown — Bacon's Rebellion
    In 1676, a group of formerly indentured colonists led by Nathaniel Bacon attacked Jamestown and burned it when the governor opposed his view.
  • England — English Bill of Rights

    England — English Bill of Rights
    The English Bill of Rights was passed in 1689 and reduced the powers of the English Monarch.
  • New York — First Boycott

    New York — First Boycott
    In 1756, the first boycott took place in New York. Boycotts were a way that the colonists could show their displeasure about taxation without representation. They would refuse to use a certain product to force the British government to change their ways.
  • Modern Day — South Sudan — South Sudan founded

    Modern Day — South Sudan — South Sudan founded
    On July 9, 2011, South Sudan separated from Sudan. This is similar to Ghana being formed all the way back in 300 AD. In both cases a new country was formed.
  • Modern Day — United States — NFL Boycotted

    Modern Day — United States — NFL Boycotted
    In September 2017, fans threatened to boycott the NFL. This compares to the first official boycott in 1765 against the British government.
  • Modern Day — Indonesia — Protest against Catholic church

    Modern Day — Indonesia — Protest against Catholic church
    On March 24, 2017, hundreds of Muslims protest against the construction of a Catholic Church. This is similar to the Protestant Reformation because in both cases people are protesting against the actions of Catholicism. A difference is that it is not people revolting against their own religion.
  • Period:
    38,000 BCE
    to
    1500

    The World Before the Opening of the Atlantic

    Olmec — 1200-400 BC
    Maya — 200-900 AD
    Aztec — 1150-1500 AD
    Inca — 1400-1500 AD
    Anasazi — 1500-1300 BC
    Hopewell — 1000 BC-700 BC
    Mississippian — 700-1700 AD
    Ghana — 300-1060 AD
    Mali 1400-1500 AD
    Songhai — 1400-600 AD
  • Period:
    874
    to
    1510

    New Empires Reach the Americas

    No Distinct People Groups.
  • Period: to

    The English Colonies

    Jamestown — 1607-1667