U.S History Timeline

  • House of Burgesses

    The House Of Burgesses, first governing group to meet in America, in which settlers had their own representatives.
  • French and Indian War

    A war between England and France, called The French and Indian war begins in Amercia.
  • Boston Tea Party

    In protest of the recent Tea Acts, Boston civilians dress as Indians to dump the taxed, and over-priced British tea into Boston harbor. This came to be known as the Boston Tea Party
  • Lexington and Concord

    American Revolution.
  • Declaration of Independence

    America adopts Declaration of Indpendence
  • George Washingtons Presidency

    George Washington is chosen as the first president
  • Bill Of Rights

    Creation of bill of rights
  • Louisiana Purchase

    U.S purchases Louisiana from France
  • Adams-Onis treaty

    Treaty signed & U.S gets Florida
  • Gold Rush

    The discovery of gold in California leads to a "rush" of 80,000 people to the West in search of gold.
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidency

    Abraham Lincoln Elected President
  • Civil War

    The Civil War begins
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing most slaves.
  • Civil War Ends

    The Civil War ends as the Lee surrenders.
  • Abraham Lincoln Assassination

    Abraham Lincoln gets killed.
  • United States Enters Ww1

    The United States joins World War I on the side of the Allies against Germany.
  • Ww1 Ends

    The Allies won the war
  • Stock market Crashes

    Stock Market crashes leding to great depression
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The United States enters World War II
  • John Kennedy assassination

    President John Kennedy is assassinated.
  • Civil Righs act

    Congress passes the Civil Rights Act, which outlaws discrimination in voting and jobs.
  • Landing on the moon

    Neil Armstrong , first man to land on the moon.
  • 9,11

    Hijacked jets crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, September 11, killing about 3,000 people