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Marie W's American Time Line

  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to

    American Time Line

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Colombus Found the Americas

    Colombus Found the Americas
    Colombus was sent by Spain to find a water route to China. Instead he found the America's.
  • Revolutionary War Began

    Revolutionary War Began
    The revolutionary war broke out when colonists felt as if they weren't getting the same rights as people from their homeland. One example of this is they were being taxed without representation.
  • Revolutionary War Ends

    Revolutionary War Ends
    George Washington leads the American's to victory, and becomes the first president.
  • America is Free

    America is Free
    America signs the Treaty of Paris with Britan. This document seperates all the ties Britan had on America.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    America bought Louisiana from France for 15 million dollars doubling it's size. Soon after Preident Jeferson sent Louis and Clark on an expidition to find out what was on the new land, and if there was a water passage way to Asia.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act forced thousands of indians away from their homes and onto forgein land. This forgien land was called a reservation. Many indians had to walk days, sometimes months following the Trail of Tears. Those who fought back almost always got killed.
  • The Civil War Began

    The Civil War Began
    The Civil War began after the Southeren States seperated themselves from the united states. The south seperated, because it didn't want their slaves to have the rights and freedoms of others. The first shoots the rang out were against Fort Sumter.
  • Civil War Ends

    Civil War Ends
    The Civil War soon ended after General Lee of the Confederacy surrendered to the North. After that slaves soon would have almost the same rights as others.
  • 19th Amendment Passed

    19th Amendment Passed
    The 19th amendment passed giving women the right to vote. This helped start women getting more rights.
  • 9-11 Terorist Attack

    9-11 Terorist Attack
    Terrorists attacked the USA on September 11. They highjacked 4 planes. They crashed two of the four planes into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon, and the last we think was supposed to hit the capital building, but it failed thanks to the passengers aboard flight 93.