the magnific time line

By strok12
  • jamestown

    Jamestown, located on Jamestown Island in the Virginia Colony, was founded on May 14, 1607. It is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States of America, following several earlier failed attempts, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke. It was founded by the London Company headquartered in London. Located in James City County when it was formed in 1634 as one of the original eight shires of Virginia.
  • new york

    new york
    new york's original name was new began in 1609 as dutch colony. the colony grew very slowly becauseof its strick land-ownership policy. the english took over the colony in 1664 amd renamed it new york.
  • delaware

    in 1682, the dukeof york granted william penn a regin know today as delaware. this gave pennsylvania access to the atlantic ocean, dutch, swedes, and finns settled in that area. the region was controlled by pennsylvania and divided into therr separate areas. this area was called the "three lower counties." it became on colony delaware in 1704
  • king georgeII

    king georgeII
    he was awar that france could win the war. if this happened, france would claim all the land to the mississippi river. He needed to make some changes. In 1758, king george appointed william pitt as prime minister and secretary of state of great britain.
  • the war of 812

    the war of 812
    The war was fought in four theaters. Warships and privateers of both sides attacked on each other's merchant ships. The British blocked the Atlantic coast of the United States and mounted large-scale raids in the later stages of the war. Battles were also fought both on the frontier, which ran along the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence River and separated the United States from Upper and Lower Canada, and along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • general andrew jackson

    general andrew jackson
    In 1818 Jackson invaded Florida defeated the Seminoles. These events turned Jackson into a national hero.
  • onis treaty

    onis treaty
    The Adams Onís Treaty sometimes referred to as The Florida Treaty was signed in Washington on February 22, 1819 and ratified by Spain October 24.The treaty was named for John Quincy Adams of the United States and Louis de Onís of Spain and renounced any claim of the United States to Texas.
  • era of good feelings

    era of good feelings
    President Monroe paid little attention to party in dispensing patronage. In the election of 1820, Monroe was re-elected with all but one electoral vote. A myth has arisen that one elector deliberately voted against him so that George Washington would remain the only unanimously elected president.
  • the missouri compromise

    the missouri compromise
    In 1820 with the admission of Missouri to the Union, the issue of slavery came up again. There was already a great deal of tension between the North and the South. The South, which was highly agricultural. It wanted to keep slavery a way of life on their plantations. The North, which was far more industrial, saw this "peculiar institution" as unnecessary and increasingly morally wrong
  • the monroe doctrine

    the monroe doctrine
    james monroe announced his famous doctrine in his yearly message to congres in december of 1823 he said that any attempt by a eropean power to extedn its influence in any part of he wesstern hemisphere would be considered dangerous to the peace and safety of the united states
  • 6th president

    6th president
    sice no candidate had majority of electoral votes, the election was decided among the top three by the house of representatives. clay, who favored a program similar to that of adams threw his crucial support in the house to the englander
  • nat turner's rebellion

    nat turner's rebellion
    who led a slave rebellion in Virginia on August 21, 1831 that resulted in 60 deaths, the largest number of fatalities to occur in one uprising in the antebellum southern United States
  • texas becomes an independent nation

    texas becomes an independent nation
    Texas War of Independence was a military conflict between Mexico and settlers in the Texas portion of the Mexican state Coahuila y Tejas. The war lasted from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836.
  • dred scott case vs sandford

    dred scott case vs sandford
    the federal court directed the jury to rely on Missouri law to settle the question of Scott's freedom. Since the Missouri Supreme Court had held Scott was a slave, the jury found for Sanford. Scott then appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court
  • lincoln like president

    lincoln like president
    Lincoln won the Republican Party nomination in 1860 and was elected president later that year. His tenure in office was occupied primarily with the defeat of the secessionist Confederate States of America in the American Civil War.
  • the confederate states of america formed

    the confederate states of america formed
    The Confederate States of America its claimed territory varied during the course of the American Civil War depending on the success of its military in battle.
  • the emancipantion proclamation

    the emancipantion proclamation
    The first one, issued September 22, 1862, declared the freedom of all slaves in any state of the Confederate States of America that did not return to Union control by January 1, 1863. The second order, issued January 1, 1863, named ten specific states where it would apply. Lincoln issued the Executive Order by his authority as "Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy" under Article II, section 2 of the United States Constitution.
  • the battle of gettysburg

    the battle of gettysburg
    A fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign, was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War
  • Battle of Appomattox Court House

    Battle of Appomattox Court House
    The signing of the surrender documents occurred in the parlor of the house owned by Wilmer McLean on the afternoon of April 9.
  • general lee surrender

    general lee surrender
    The surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia allowed the Federal Government to bring increased pressure to bear in other parts of the south and would result in the surrender of the remaining field armies of the Confederacy over the next few months.
  • president johnson impeached

    president johnson impeached
    one of the most dramatic events in the political life of the United States during Reconstruction. The House's primary charge against Johnson was with violation of the Tenure of Office Act, passed by Congress the previous year
  • The Fifteenth Amendment

    The Fifteenth Amendment
    This amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from using a citizen's race, color or previous status as a slave as a voting qualification.
  • Hayes removes troops

    Hayes removes troops
    Hayes would remove the federal troops that were propping up Republican state governments in South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana. Consequently, the incumbent President, Republican Ulysses Grant, removed the soldiers from Florida before Hayes as his successor removed the remaining troops in South Carolina and Louisiana.
  • The Brooklyn Bridge

    The Brooklyn Bridge
    it connects the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River
  • How the Other Half Lives

    How the Other Half Lives
    During the 1880's many in upper- and middle-class society were unaware of the dangerous conditions in the slums among the poor immigrants. Jacob Riis, an immigrant himself who could not originally find work, hoped to expose the squalor of the 19th century Lower East Side of Manhattan
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    It was the first Federal statute to limit cartels and monopolies, and today still forms the basis for most antitrust litigation by the United States federal government. However, for the most part, politicians were unwilling to use the law until Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency
  • plessy vs ferguson

    plessy vs ferguson
    is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation even in public accommodations under the doctrine of "separate but equal."
  • Spanish–American War

    Spanish–American War
    the period before the war, and some of the fascinating people who participated in the fighting or commented about it. Information about Cuba, Guam, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the United States is provided in chronologies, bibliographies, and a variety of pictorial and textual material from bilingual sources, supplemented by an overview essay about the war and the period.
  • Nineteenth Amendment

    Nineteenth Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
  • the emergency quota act

    the emergency quota act
    was an immigration quota that limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 3% of the number of persons from that country living in the United States in 1910, according to United States Census figures. This totaled about 357,802 immigrants. Of that number just over half was allocated for northern and western Europeans, and the remainder for eastern and southern Europeans, a 75% reduction from prior years.
  • the trail of tears

    the trail of tears
    It commemorates the suffering of the Cherokee people under forced removal. If any depictions of the "Trail of Tears" were created at the time of the march