American History

  • Bosten Massace

    5 people got killed during the Boston Massacre. Young boys called soldiers "lobsters'.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Britain repealed the Townshend Act but kept the tax on tea.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Jefferson was only 33 at the time. They were all perpared for the battle.
  • Declaration of Independence Approved

    John Handcock was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence. they knew if they signed it that Great Braitain would now consider them a traitor.
  • Constitutional Convention

    They opened in Independence Hall, Philadelphia.12 of the 13 states were there.
  • Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights is a document that describes the basic rights of the people. Almost every state constitution included a bill of rights.
  • Louisiana Puchase

    Jefferson sent James Monroe to Paris with an offer to purchase New Orleans. They agreed to a purchase price of $15 million, or about four cents per acre.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition begins

    the Lewis and Clark expendition was called 'The Corps of Discovery'.
  • War of 1812 started

    A lot of Native Americans continued to side with the British. British won a lot of victories near the Great Lakes.
  • War of 1812 ended

    While the war was going on some people made up the song The Star- Spangled Banner.
  • Monroe Docctrine

    " James Monore was reelescted in 1820" Monroe gave a speech warning Eurpe against this.