30 Important Events in U.S History; 1776-1876

  • Decliration of Independance Signed

    Decliration of Independance Signed
    Announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire
  • Wealth of Nations Published

    Wealth of Nations Published
    Famous Book
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    U.S fights England for Independace

    Leading up to independance day onn July 4
  • Treaty of Aliance Signed

    Treaty of Aliance Signed
    Aliance between Us and France
  • U.S Constitution Ratified

    U.S Constitution Ratified
    Constitution was wrote and fixed
  • Cotten Gin Invented

    Cotten Gin Invented
    Made sorting cotton much easier
  • Yellow Fever Broke out in Phili

    Yellow Fever Broke out in Phili
    Misquito caused Yellow Fever to break ou killing many
  • Logan Act Passed

    Logan Act Passed
    Goverment law that we cannot comunicate with forign goverments
  • Library of Congress Founded

    Library of Congress Founded
    What would become a major influence in our govermemt
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    During Lewis and Clark Exploration
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    Lewis and Clark Expidtion

    Lewis and Claek were searching for new lands
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    War of 1812

    War during 1812 between US and British Empire
  • Alabama became 22 state

    Alabama became 22 state
    22 out of what would beame 50 states.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Missouri gave up land to prevent battle.
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    Trail of Tears

    Many died when trying to travel to safety
  • Elevator Invented

    Elevator Invented
    Made it eaiser for disabled to get higher and transport major items.
  • Telegraph Invented

    Telegraph Invented
    Morose Code famous communication
  • First Baseball Game

    First Baseball Game
    Played in New York
  • Invention of the Telegraph

    Invention of the Telegraph
    Led to the telephone invention
  • Election of Lincon

    Election of Lincon
    Became 16 president Most famous president
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    Civil War: Won By North

    Only war fought on US soil
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Fought in PA. between north and south. Red and Blue is what they are refered to most times.
  • Assasination of Lincon

    Assasination of Lincon
    Lincon was shot in Fords theater by John W. Booth
  • Outlaw of Slavery

    Outlaw of Slavery
    SlaveryBanned in the United Stated but in some places still continued but was a major step in black history
  • Transcontinental Railroad Complete

    Transcontinental Railroad Complete
    Made transprtationon of news and wepons faster and eaiser
  • Chicago Fire Destroying City

    Chicago Fire Destroying City
    Major Fire destroying what was a major city inthat time period
  • Complition of Bridge over Mississippi

    Complition of Bridge over Mississippi
    Made crossing eaiser without boats.
  • Barb Wire Invented

    Barb Wire Invented
    Led to win of battles and wars
  • Custer Last stand

    Custer Last stand
    Battle with Native Americans