US History I: The Greatest Hits

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christopher Columbus landing

  • Founding of Jamestown

  • Act Concerning Religion

  • Bacon's Rebellion

    July 30, 1676
  • Period: to

    The French and Indian War

  • Battle of Ft. Necessity

  • Stamp Act

  • Boston Massacre

  • Lexington and Concord

  • Period: to

    American Revolution

  • Declaration of Independance

  • Battle of Saratoga

  • Period: to

    Constituional Convention

  • The Great Compromise

    first proposed on this date
  • The Bill of Rights

    Passed into effect on this date
  • Whisky Rebellion

  • Marbury v. Madison

    Decided on February 24, 1803
  • Louisiana Purchase

  • Period: to

    War of 1812

  • Period: to

    Industrial Revolution

  • Monroe Doctrine

  • Trail of Tears

    Indian removal act passed in 1830. First tribe to be moved was the Choctaw in 1831
  • Nullification Crisis

  • Telegraph

    First message was sent from Washington to Baltimore with the message "What has God wrought?" was sent on this date.
  • Abraham Lincoln Elected

  • Period: to

    American Civil War

  • Battle of Ghettysburg

    Battle starts on July 1st and lasted through the 3rd.
  • Assasination of Abraham Lincoln

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Decided on May 18, 1896