American Indians Timeline

  • Jan 1, 700

    Mississippian Culture

    Mississippian Culture
    Mississippian American Indians create flat topped pyridal mounds which are foundations for the temples.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    An Italian explorer by the name of Christopher Columbus explores new trade routes in the western Atlantic Ocean.
  • First English Settlement

    First English Settlement
    Ralph Lane was the first govenor on the first English settlement at Roanoke Island.
  • John Smith

    The Jamestown leader (John Smith) sends people to Roanoke Island to find out information on the Lost Colony.
  • Rivalry

    The Spanish goverment develpos a rivalry with the people of Tuscaroa because of Spains rivalry with England.
  • Abandoned Land

    Abandoned Land
    Chowanoc and Weapemeoc people left their land.
  • Thousand -mile Journey

    John Lawson (surveyor) began an amzing thousand-mile journey through the colony.
  • War

    The Cherokee councils discus going to war.
  • Tuscarora People

    There are only a couple of people still int he colony.
  • Smallpox

    There was a smallpox epidemic in North Carolina.
  • Conflicts

    There were some armed conflicts bettwen the Cherokee and colonists.
  • Military Campaigns

    Military Campaigns
    There Cherokee and North Carolina milita assist with the British Military.
  • Smallpox

    There is a 2nd round of smallpox and it hits the Catawaba tribe.
  • New Law Code

    The Cherokee had a a new law code.
  • Battle

    The Cherokee people defeat the Creek Indians in Alabama.
  • Arkansas River

    Arkansas River
    The Cherokee tribe gave land in exchange for the land on Arkansas River.
  • National Supreme Court

    A National Supreme Court for the Cherokee is made.
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    The president (Andrew Jackson) signs the Indian Removal Act.
  • Cherokee Approval

    The Senate says ok to the Cherokee Removal Treaty by just one vote.
  • Unfortunate Death

    The chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee unfortunatly dies at the age of 80
  • New Law

    There is a new law stopping Indians from owning or carrying weapons.