After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights a Bahamian island on October 12, 1492, believing he has reached East Asia.
First colonists arrived at Jamestown. It was founded by 108 English man and boys.
First Tobacco Crop Planted
The first Tobacco Crop was planted. This supports economy of America colonies for years.
First separatist Puritans to New England
At 1620, The Mayflower brings first separatist Puritans to New Englands. Since then, aspects of Puritanism have reverberated throughout American life.
Nathaniel Bacon Birth
Nathaniel Bacon was born at 1647 January 2nd. He is leader of "Bacon's Rebellion".
This is a first rebellion of slaves and citizens for use of military against Indians. The leader was Nathaniel Bacon. Its also important as rebellion that African and European fought together for same goal.
Salem Witch Trial Hysteria
Salem witch trial is event that happened in Salem Village at 1692. This event explains importance of political power and group of 1600's.
End of Salem Witch Trial Hysteria
This is a date of last hanging for the Salem Witch Trial hysteria.
New Jersey colonies are established
The Queen of England united the East and West Jersey to form the Royal Colony of New Jersey.
French and Indian VS British and Colonists War begins
The battle of French and Indians VS British and Colonists began. War was fought for the control of the Ohio River Valley. French and Indians lost
Proclamation of 1763
In the spring of 1763, Pontiac, the chief of the Ottawa people deciding to go war against the British. British wasn't surprised of this Pontiac's war because they expected for trouble since 1758.
The act raised the tax rates on imports of raw sugar and molasses. It also placed new taxes on silk, wine, coffee , pimento, and indigo.
Stamp Act taxed almost all printed materials. The stamp tax was a direct tax - the first Britain had ever levied on the colonists.
Charles Townsend, the new chancellor of the Exchequer, introduced new regulations and taxes. The Townsend acts infuriated many colonists. Boycott, and resistance was caused.
The tea act refunded four-fifths of the taxes the company had to pay to ship tea to the colonies, leavens only the Townsend tax. The colonies forced the agents for the East India company to return home with the tea.
Lexington and Concord
This is first battle that happened between America and British. Leads to American independence.
Battle of Bunker Hill
This event helped Americans to feel confidence, and leads victory of America with independence.
The Common Sense written by Thomas Paine made confidence for Americans to be against British.
By Crossing a Delaware river, Washington was able to have a victory against British camp at Trenton. This also leads to small wins after that.
Philadelphia was taken over its control by British. By this, Washington was in a situation that they cant go back to get ready for next battle in best conditions.
The Battle of Saratoga
American had a victory against British. This leads to convince France that America have power to win the war and have a power of independence, and was able to have alliance.
Articles of Confederation
The Articles to control the United stated was created by 13 states agreement. The drafters of the statute deliberately established a coalition of sovereign nations, as the experience of overpowering the central authorities of Great Britain was fresh in the minds of the colonial era.
Articles of Confederation ratified
The document was fully ratified by the states at March 1, 1781.
When the British finally surrendered on October 19, 1781, Americans were officially independent of Britain and set about establishing their own government.
Treaty of Paris
The surrender at Yorktown made Britain realized that it could no longer win the war. With this treaty, Britain formally admitted defeat and recognized the independence of the United States.
The Constitutional Convention
The United States Constitution was signed by 38 of the 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the convention. As provided for in Article 7, this document will not be binding until agreed by 13 states.
Marbury v. Madison
The supreme court ruled part of then Judiciary Act of 1789 to be Unconstitutional
First time the supreme court asserted the power of Judicial renew other to decrease whether laws passed by congress were cinstitutional and to strike down those were not
George Washington becomes President of United States
George Washington is unanimously elected president of the United States in a vote by state electors.
The White House was constructed. Long tradition of president living at white house started.
Election of 1800
Jefferson had defeated John Addams with election
John Adams respected peoples right to choose president, and just went back home. This was rare case in these ages, and it represented Americas peace
Thomas Jefferson bought a large land in Louisiana from France(Napoleon) at 1803. By this Purchase, Americans were able to have Mississippi river under control.
In Massachusetts a small groove of federalist called Essex Junto deaf-led a plan to take New England out of the union
It helped accepting US constitution and Alexander Hamilton
Lewis Clark Expedition
Pike traveling to Colorado with Pikes, Also Rio Grande
Pike provided American with detailed description of the great plains and the Rocky mountains
Election of 1824
Result was inconclusive no candidate won majority. US house of representative held contingent election. John Adams elected without getting most vote
Election of 1828
John Adams faced Andrew Jackson. Jack Jackson win
Indian Removal Act
Sanctioning forcible relocation of crick, Chickasaw, Cherokee, choctaw, and Seminole tribes to land allot-rents west of the Mississippi river 94 removal trenties follow bill of rights 1/4 died along
Andrew Jackson refused a bill that would have renewed the corporate charter for the second Bank of US
Political dispute between federal government and South Carolina government over tariffs notification crisis. South Carolina challenged the authority of the Federal government by nullifying the traffic and declaring unconstitution
Congress Censures Jaclson
Andrew Jack censured by congress for refusing to turn over documents Jackson was first to suffer this formed disappeared. Source for funds of western expanding.
Texas Declaring independence
Texas declared independence because of enslaved people problem, chaos in cities, and power unbalanced. This caused Texas rebellion.
Panic of 1837
Hundred of bank collapsed, currency lost value as prices soared, and farmers, merchants and business owners across the country suffer
Texas joining Union
After the declaration of independence, Texas joined the Union.
In the fiscal year of 2021, Texas's state debt stood at about 58.86 billion U.S. dollars. By the fiscal year of 2027, this is expected to increase to about 78.86 billion U.S. dollars. The national debt of the United Stated can be found here. https://www.statista.com/statistics/305326/texas-state-debt/
American Civil war starts
It's the war between Northern America and Southern America that left Union. The war was about the slaves
Civil War starts
Civil war has begun. This war is going to be one of the historical and big event through US history.
Shermans March was a military campaign by north Union to end the war. Union used violence such as destroying railroads, building, and foods to weaken the South
American Civil war ends with Northern Union Victory. The Southern Union Extinct, and Slavery was expelled
Civil War ends
Because of Unions attack and Shermans march, South lose its power to fight and surrender. However, this unions violent and use of force action never disappeared from US history, and this leads to assassination of Lincoln.
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by getting shot on his throat. It was caused by believer that thought confederacy could be restored.