History of America

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  • Jamestown

    English people first settled in Jamestown, Virginia
  • The house of Burgesses

    legislative body meeting at Jamestown.Each of the eleven local constituencies had two representatives, called burgesses, giving the name, the House of Burgesses.
  • Mayflower Compact

    First set of laws for America for self government based on majority signed at Massachusetts.
  • Boston Massacre

    A Skirmish between British troops and a crowd in Boston British soldiers fired on the mob and killed five men. This event contributed to the unpopularity of the British in the years leading up to the American Revolution
  • Boston Tea Party

    On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
  • Lexington and Concord

    At midnight on the 19th of April the British column, consisting of 650-900 troops left Boston, crossed the Charles River, followed closely by the alarm rider Paul Revere. As the British marched towards Concord, the entire countryside had been alerted to their presence, and rebel militia was deployed to meet them.
  • Declaration of Independence

    the Declaration of Independencewas written by Thomas Jefferson.
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution was one of the six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794 and was launched in 1797.
  • Bill of Rights

    the bill of rights was written To save the Constitution and the nation
  • The Cotten Gin

    The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney eIt removes the seeds from th cotton
  • Capital movded to Washington, D.C.

    A Permanent site for the capital city and, on dec 1, 1800 the capital moved.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    France sold the territory of Louisiana to the United States.
  • War of 1812

    The war declared as a result of long simmering disputes with Great Britian.
  • Florida acquired from spain

    Florida becomes part of the American Union.
  • The Trial of Tears

    The Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma. This Journey was called the 'Trail of Tears'
  • U.S. war with Mexico

    Congress overwhelmingly approved a declaration of war on may 13, but the United States entered the war divided.
  • Discovery of Gold iin California

    Gold was accidentally found in the riverbank by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Written before the civil war, It was about the sufferings slaves
  • Abraham Lincoln elected presedent

    Abraham Linclon was in 1860 elected
  • Civil war begins

    Civil war begins
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Lincoln set the slaves free with the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Civil War ends

    Civil Ends south surrenders,Lincoln Assassinated.
  • Clinton's Impeacment

    Clinton ws not guilty 3rd time in history a president went through impeachment proceedings.
  • 9/11

    Hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon killing about 3,000 people.
  • Invade Iraq

    U.S. invade Iraq to remove its government.
  • 44th President Obama

    Obama became the 44th president first black president.