The House of Burgesses, the first representative assembly in America,
This agreement that forms the basis of the colony's government.
The British,were trying to gain back control but they couldnt and they klled 5 patriots .
Boston Tea Party
When Patriots disguisted themselves as Mohawk Indians and got on 3 British ships and dumped the tea on the harbor.
When the Us fougth for their Independence from British.
He was elected 1st president of the United States
Capital of the US
The U.S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, DC
US purchased Louisiana territory from France,which extends west from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains
War of 1812
U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion
Indian Removal Act
authorizes the forced removal of Native Americans living in the eastern part of the country to lands west of the Mississippi River
declares its independence from Mexico
U.S. declares war on Mexico in effort to gain California and other territory in Southwest
Conflict between the North (the Union) and the South (the Confederacy) over the expansion of slavery into western states.
Lincoln is assassinated
the Constitution is ratified, giving blacks the right to vote
World War I
U.S. enters World War I, declaring war on Germany
Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote
first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem
World War II
U.S. declares its neutrality in European conflic
al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners.The hijackers intentionally crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing everyone on board and many others working in the buildings
United States Vs Iraq
President Bush labels Iran, Iraq, and North Korea an “axis of evil” and declares that U.S. will wage war against states that develop weapons of mass destruction
Space Shuttle Columbia
Space shuttle Columbia explodes upon reentry into Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts on board
Hurricane Katrina strikes the Gulf Coast, inundating the city of New Orleans with water from Lake Pontchetrain when the levees that maintain the below sea level city break.