Americain History By nka4138 May 14, 1607 Frist colony in U.S This event is important because it started the 13 colonies.What happened was English settlers came to the Americas and started settlements Period: Apr 16, 1775 to Sep 3, 1783 Revolutionary War The Revolutionary war was caused because of Britains unfair laws. This is important because if we haven't revolted we could still be under Britain's rule Jul 4, 1776 The Declaration of Independence This event is important because it make us a free country (aka free from Britain). What happened was 56 important rebels signed The Declaration of Independence Period: Apr 12, 1861 to May 6, 1865 American Civil War America was split in two because of slavery an a war started. This is important because it helped stop slavery. Apr 14, 1865 Assassination of Abraham Lincoln The president was assassinted in a theater. This is important because the presindent was assassnated. Dec 11, 1865 End of Slavery The Emancipation Proclamation was made. This is imporant because it ended slavery Aug 28, 1963 I Have a Dream Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a speech about equal rights. This speech is imporant because it started the civil rights movment Nov 22, 1963 Assassination of John F. Kennedy The president of the U.S. was assassinated in a prade. This is important because the president was assanated. Jul 20, 1969 Apollo 11 landng The frist man on the moon. This is important because it showed that space travel was posseble. Sep 11, 2001 9/11 Two plane hit The Twin Towers killing over 3,000. This event is important because it started two wars and lots of people died.