Seth's AP U.S timeline

  • Feb 3, 1488

    Dias and africa

    Dias reached the furthest point of africa during his conquest he discoverd gold and it lead to slavery.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Colombus expedition

    Christopher Colombus left from spain
  • Oct 12, 1492


    Christopher Colombus made landfall thought he was in india, but ended up in the bahamas.
  • Jun 7, 1493

    Treaty of Tordesilla

    Formalized the Bull of demarcation.
  • Oct 4, 1513


    First european to see the Pacific Ocean.
  • Jamestown settlement

    settlers landed in Jamestown and established colony.
  • First anglo-powhaton war

    first attack to start the war.
  • first africans

    first africans brought to the americas
  • Mayflower compact

    Crude form of government for the people of plymouth bay,
  • pequot war

    Treaty signed to end war.
  • second anglo-powhaton war

    first attack to start.
  • King Phillips war

    First attack during the war.
  • King William's War

    begining, indians raided Dover New Hampshire.
  • Queen anne's war

    This year marks the begining of this war.
  • King Georges war

    News of war declarations reached the French fortress at Louisbourg.
  • Dunmore's War

    a war between the Colony of Virginia and the Shawnee and Mingo American Indian nations. ended oct. 10th
  • Treaty of Paris

    It ended the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War
  • sugar act

    gave great britian more revenue.
  • Currency act

    colonist could no longer print thier own money.
  • Stamp act.

    taxed everything printed and stamped
  • Townshend act

    to create revenue
  • Boston massacre

    British troopes gunned down 5 civillians that were protesting.
  • Gaspée Affair

    a protest by colonists, due to britian tightening trade laws
  • tea act

    Purpose: to expand the British East India Company's monopoly on the tea trade to all British Colonies
  • First continental congress

    a convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen North American colonies , met to talk about what needed to be down about british stuff.
  • American Revolution

    Initial fighting at lexington and concord.
  • Second continental congress

    managed the colonial war effort, and moved incrementally towards independence.
  • Bunker hill

    the american's out up a good fight and were able to retreat after wiping out 2/3 of british army.
  • Declaration of Independence

    A statment stating the colonies were independent from britian. adopted by the continental congress.
  • treaty of paris

    Offical end to revolutionary war.
  • French Revolution

    The french revolution begins in 1789 and ends 1799.
  • Treaty of Greenville

    put an end to the northwest native american war. the US gave goods value of $20,000 in exchange for some land in ohio.
  • Jay's treaty

    opened ten or more years of mostly peaceful trade between the United States and Britain.
  • XYZ Affair

    diplomatic event that strained relations between France and the United States, and led to an undeclared naval war called the Quasi-War. ended in 1800
  • Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions

    political statements drafted in 1798 and 1799, in which the Kentucky and Virginia legislatures resolved to not abide by Alien and Sedition Acts. They argued that the Acts were unconstitutional and therefore void, and in doing so, they argued for states' rights and strict constructionism of the Constitution
  • Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson was elected president
  • Marbury V. Madison.

    Established Judicial review.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    The US paid 15 Million dollars for land from france.
  • Chesapeake incident

    worst case of Impressment, ship, in site of american coast.
  • Impressment

    British seized trade ships and forced them in British navy. ( 1807-1811)
  • Embargo

    Jefferson's reaction to Chesapeake incident. All foreign trade from US was cut off.
  • Madison

    Madison was elected president.
  • Non intercourse act

    would trade with everyone but Britian and France.
  • Macon's Bill #2

    laid out possibility to Britian and France to re-opend trade.
  • Embargo

    Britishes repsonse to Madison's actions.