U.S History Timeline

  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    Pilgrims sign the Mayflower Compact on the mayflower on 1620
  • French And Indian War

    French And Indian War
    War between the french and indians against the 13 british colonies
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    the british soldiers killed 5 man in the Boston massacre
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    the people of Boston trought out the tea in the harbor because of the tax that they were putting on the tea so they decided to show parliment and the king that there would be no taxation without representation
  • Lexignton and Concord

    The war between the 13 colonies and the british began with the first shot fired at lexington and concord. the shoot heard around the world started the fight between the british and the 13 colonies known as the revolutionary war
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    the 13 conies declared there independece to the british parliment
  • Yorktown

    general cornwallis surrender to george washington at this battle and sign the treaty pf paris which gave the13 colonies there freedom from the british parliment and there tyrant king
  • the constitution is ratified

    the 13 colonies agreed to ratified the constitution as there new goverment because the first one didn't work so well
  • bill of rights

    bill of rights
    the bill of rights was added to the contitution to insuare the peoples rigths and to elp ratified the constituiton
  • Eli Whitney cotton gin

    Eli Whitney cotton gin
    this is when eli whitney invented the cotton gin this invention help the south grow its economy
  • louisiana purchase

    thomas jefreson bougth the louisiana territory from france
  • War Of 1812

    the war between the united states and britain their was really no event to start this war and neader side won anything in this war
  • the trail of tears

    the trail that the cheeroke nation took because of the indian removal act and this was all inforced by president jackson
  • Mexican war

    war stared because of texas annexation in 1845 by the united states
  • California gold rush

    the gold rush brought people to california from all over the nation and all over the country
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    the war between the north and the south over sectionalism and states rights begins
  • Emancipation proclamation

    this was a document writen by abraham lincon that said that all slaves in the united states were free from their slavery
  • world war 1

    the great war between the great european powers the united states was in a state of isolation most of this war but enter in
  • great depression

    great depression
    the great depression was cost by the crash of the stock market in the united states and ended in about 1939 when factories started to get to work and men were getting inlisted in the army
  • pearl harbor

    pearl harbor
    this is when the japanese attack the united states in hawaii trying to destroy their navy but this attack just made the united states mad and got them involve in the war
  • vietnam war

    the usa send troops to vietnam to help them support the republic but the other side of wanted communism
  • president john kennedy assinated

    the 35th president of the united states was assinated on this day
  • martin luther king assinated

    martin luther king assinated
    martin luther king was shoot because he was trying to give the african american people the right that they deserve as us citinzens
  • bill clington impeachment

    president bill clington was impeached by the senate
  • First african american president

    First african american president
    presindent obama the first african american president was sworn into office as the new president of the united states