2017 Chor Ee Ng US History

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  • 1765 BCE

    Great Britain - Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act is an act that required colonist to pay for an official stamp, or seal, when they bought paper items. The tax had to be paid on legal documents, licenses, newspapers, pamphlets, and even playing cards. People who didn't pay for the stamp act, will be fined or sent to jail.
  • 1685 BCE

    England - The Political Change

    James II became the king of England. He has high hopes of taking more control over the English Government.James believed that the colonists are too independent. James named Sir Edmund Andros royal governor of the Dominion. The colonist didn't really supported the idea of him being the governor of the Dominion.because he used his authority to limit the powers of town meetings.
  • 1664 BCE

    New York & New Jersey - The English Conquest

    AN English fleet captured New Amsterdam without even firing any gun shots. New Netherlands was renamed New York, and New Amsterdam became New York City.
  • Period: 1636 BCE to 1700 BCE

    America - Collages and Education

    Education was important during the olden days. John Havard and a bunch of General Court found a collage called Havard. Havard was a school that taught ministers and met the colony's need for higher education.William and Mary found the second collage in Virginia. Decades later, 70 percent of men and 45 percent of women in New England could read and write.
  • 1621 BCE

    New England - Pilgrims and Native Americans

    Samoset, which was a Native American, walked into the colonists' settlement. He wasn't as good in English, he spoke broken English. He learned some of his English on English fishing boats. Samoset gave lots of useful information to the Pilgrims about the people and places of the sea. Samoset introduced them to a Patuxet Indian called Squanto. Squanto also gave lots of information to the colonists' for example, fertilizing the soil with fish remains.
  • 1609 BCE

    Jamestown - Powhatan Confederacy

    During the period, 400 more settlers arrived in Jamestown. In that winter, disease and famine hit the colony. The colonist mostly call the period Starving period. Only some of the colonist survived that harsh period.
  • 1519 BCE

    America - Megellan's Voyage

    Ferdinand Megellan is a Portuguese navigator. Megellan's fleet sailed across the Pacific Ocean. Megellan continued sailing even though were dangerously low on food and fresh water. Sadly Megellan died in a fight with the native people when he reached the Philipines. But the ships continued to sail. The remaining ship with 18 members of Megellan's original crew survived the voyage. The remaining suvived sailors were the first people to circumnavigate the world.
  • 1519 BCE

    Aztec Empire - Cortes's Fight Against the Aztec

    A Spanish conquistador, Hernan Cortes sailed to present-day Mexico. He heard that there was a ruler in a wealthy land to the west ruled by Moctezuma II. Because Cortes had superior weapons, that gave him higher advantage to succeed even though his man were 1:2 compared to the Aztec Empire. Cortes was smart, he asked for help from Aztec enemies. An Indian women called Malintzin helped Cortes win allies.
  • 1517 BCE

    Rome - Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses

    A German priest called Martin Luther criticized the Roman Catholic Church publicly. Because of that, the Protestant Reformation started.
  • 1510 BCE

    America - Slave Trade in the Americas

    The Spanish governments legalized the trade of Slaves in it's colonies. The first cargo ship full of slaves were brought to the Americas 8 years later. More than a million of slaves were brought to the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the New World.
  • 1500 BCE

    South America - The Inca Tribe

    The Inca tribe became powerful and stretched a lot. It stretched along the Pacific coast from northern Ecuador to central Chile. Inca tribe had king as rulers. And had official languages called Quechua.
  • Period: 1492 BCE to 1504 BCE

    Europe - Columbus's Expedition

    Columbus asked for sponsors for his expedition across the Atlantic. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella was convinced after severel years of convincing. Columbus had three ships sailing with years worth of supplies. Columbus's ship landed on an island in the Bahamas and thought they had found a now route to Asia but actually reached a new continent without knowing. They called the Native Americans Indies. After three more journey, Columbus returned to Spain and died 2 years later.
  • 1300 BCE

    West Africa - Mali Empire

    Mansa Musa conquered a kingdom called Mali. Mansa Musa was a great leader. He made Mali wealthy and powerful. Mali had many different trade cities added, there were Timbuktu,Djenne, and Gao. Mansa Musa take religion very seriously. He made scholars go To Morocco to study the Qur'an.
  • Period: 1200 BCE to 900 BCE

    Mesoamerica- The Olmec And Mayan Civilization

    The Olmec and the Mayan civilization were both very talented civilization. The both civilizations are skilled in growing crops like maizes, and other crops. The both civilization lived in small villages. The Olmec civilization were known for their stone sculptures and pyramid building in the Americas. The Mayans built stone paved plazas for gathering and building canals.
  • 1000 BCE

    North America - Eriksson's Voyage

    Leif Eriksson sailed from west Norway to Greenland. Eriksson and his ship crew landed on Labrador Peninsula (Canada). Eriksson stayed in Vinland but left after a few years. They were attacked by Native Americans many times in the short stay. After Eriksson and the crew left, Europeans did not return to the continent for centuries.
  • 750 BCE

    North America - the Anasazi

    The Anasazis lived in house called pueblos. The good thing/ benefit of the house is that it is safe from hunters or enemies. The houses were built in canyon walls, and the Anasazis had to climb ladders to get into their house.
  • 480 BCE

    Europe - How Feudalism Started

    Feudalism was started by a group of powerful people called the Franks. They conquered Gaul. When people started to attack Europe, the Frankish kings couldn't defend their empire, because the people could not depend protection on the king, they had to protect their own land. These made the nobles more powerful and kings less. Feudalism is actually people asking other people to do work for them in exchange of goods. Like for example, nobles asking soldiers to defend their land in exchange of land.
  • Modern Day - Human Trafficking in America

    In America today, there are still slave trading all around. Slaves that are sent to America are forced to work. Some of the slaves are forced to work in the military base and forced to work in bad conditions. Some of the slaves are also tortured and starved.
  • Modern Day - Human Trafficking in Africa

    In Africa today, many people are being forced to be slaves. And many of the slaves are children and many of them are adults. Adults are being forced to do work they don't want to. Some are forced labor, some are ritual slavery and some are child slave trade.
  • Modern Day - Education in America

    In America today,education play an important role. There are Collages, Universities, Elementary etc. Many people let their kids go to school to learn and some become famous authors, doctors, etc. America spend more per student on education than other countries. And reports show that top 10 universities, 8 of them are in America.