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Elizabeth's timeline

  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to

    American History

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus finds Americas

    Columbus finds Americas
    Columbus was sent by Spain to find China and then landed in the Carribbean, then later he sailed upward and found now what is known as North America
  • Revouloutionary War begins

    Revouloutionary War begins
    The Revoloutionary war begins because Colonists were taxed unfairly on british good to pay for war and defense, since no one was elected to represent the 13 Colonies. After a while they got sick of it and boycotted (refused to buy) british goods which brought no money to Britian. The Decliration of Independence was sent to Britian which made them angry so they came here and tried to kick our butts. (failed miserably)
  • Victory

    George Washington led America to victory during the last battle against the British
  • Revoloutionary War ends

    Revoloutionary War ends
    The British and the Americans singned the treaty called the Treaty of Paris, and with that american Independence was declared
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    France sold Louisiana to America for $15 million, it had doubled America's size...
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The Civil War began in 1861 and had lasted 4 years. The North (union) had more industry, wealth, and soildiers. The South (confederacy) had experienced military officers and cotten. Woopy. Later in 1863, Lincon declared that African Americans in the south were free and they joined the union in the war.
  • Civil War Ends

    Civil War Ends
    The Civil War ended in 1865 and then later Lincon was murdered. The V.P. (Adrew Jhonson) tried to carry ut Lincon's plan on reconstruction but congress said no and blocked it. Congress then took control and the Union army goverend the south till new state officials were elected.
  • WW2

    WW2 broke out in Europe, Prez. Wilson didn't want America to take part but Germany attacked and Wilson had no choice U.S. joined forces with Great Britian and France.
  • WW1 Ends

    WW1 Ends
    Americans sailed to Eurpoe and fought against the Central Powers and then won the war in 1918
  • Pearl Harbor: 2nd Wolrd War begins

    Pearl Harbor: 2nd Wolrd War begins
    Germans ally, japan, bombed Pearl Harbor and we declared war on them and then following that German declared war on us. Later we sent U.S. forces over to Europe to kick some more German butt. Roosevelt led the war.
  • WW2 Ends!

    WW2 Ends!
    End of World War 2. Europe had ended up in ruins and then we learned that Hitler forced Jews, Gypsies, and Slavs into prison camps, millions were murdered. We called in the Holocaust.
  • 9-11

    September 11th, 2001. Terrists attacked the World Trade Center in N.Y. and the Pentigon in Washington D.C. The U.S. tok action immediently to Afganistan and Iraq. Saddam Hussein was captured in December 2003. U.S. now works with allies around the world to fight terrorism.