Apush Timeline

  • Period: 1400 to

    Atlantic Slave Trade

  • Period: 1491 to

    Period 1

  • Period: 1492 to

    The Colombian Exchange

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christopher Columbus found the Americas

    MIG - Migration and Settlement
  • Period: 1500 to

    The Encomienda System

  • 1555

    Europe receives tobacco for the first time

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    Period 2

  • Creation of Jamestown, Virginia

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    B The Seven Years War (A French and Indian War)

    PP - Politics and Power
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    Period 3

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    First Continental Congress

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    The Second Continental Cogress

  • Common Sense is Published

  • The Declaration of Independence is Adopted

    Identity
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    Federalist Papers

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    George Washington's Presidency

    No Political Party
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    Whiskey Rebellion

    PP - Politics and Power
  • Cotton Gin created by Eli Whitley

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    Market Revolution

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    The Second Great Awakening

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    John Adams's Presidency

    Federalist
  • The Alien and Sedation Acts

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    Period 4

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    Thomas Jefferson's Presidency

    Democratic Republican
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    James Madison's Presidency

    Democratic Republican
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    Era of Good Feelings

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    James Monroe's Presidency

    Democratic Republican
  • The Missouri Compromise

    PP - Politics and Power
    Compromise of 1820
    Missouri Compromise made Missouri a slave states and Maine a free state
    36/30 Line Above would be free, below would be slave
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    John Quincy Adam's Presidency

    Democratic Republican
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    Mexican American War

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    Andrew Jackson's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Abolitionist Movement

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    Martin Van Buren's Presidency

    Demorcat
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    William Henry Harrison's Presidency

    Whig
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    John Tyler's Presidency

    Whig
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    Period 5

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    James K. Polk's Presidency

    Democrat
  • Declaration of Sentiments

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    Zachary Taylor's Presidency

    Whig
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    Millard Fillmore's Presidency

    Whig
  • Compromise of 1850

    PP - Politics and Power
    1 California as a free state
    2 Ban on Slavery Trade in DC
    3 Fugitive Slave Law
    4 Changing the Border on Texas and New Mexico
    5 Creating the South West Territory without considering slavery
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    PP- Politics and Power
    Made it so the North had to return runaway slaves
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    PP - Politics and Power
    Allowing the people of a state to decide whether they want to be a slave state or free state, Repealed Missouri Compromise No more compromise
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    Franklin Pierce's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Bleeding Kansas

    People came to the Kansas territory to vote o slavery and violence started because of the pro and anti slave people there. John Brown caused some violence
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    James Buchanan's Presidency

    Democrat
  • Dred Scott Decison

  • Lincoln elected President

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    Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

    Republican
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    Civil War

    Identity
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    Period 6

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    Reconstruction

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    Andrew Johnson's Presidency

    Union
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    Ulysses S. Grant's Presidency

    Republican
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    Rutherford B. Hayes Presidency

    Republican
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    James A. Garfield's Presidency

    Republican
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    Chester Arthur's Presidency

    Republican
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    Grover Cleveland's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Benjamin Harrison's Presidency

    Republican
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    Period 7

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    Grover Cleveland's Presidency

    Democrat
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    William McKinley

    Republican
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    Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

    Republican
  • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair published

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    William Howard Taft's Presidency

    Republican
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    Woodrow Wilson's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Warren G. Harding's Presidency

    Republican
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    Calvin Coolidge's Presidency

    Republican
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    Herbert Hoover's Presidency

    Republican
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Period 8

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    Harry S. Truman's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower's Presidency

    Republican
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    The Vietnam War

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    John F. Kennedy's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

    Democrat
  • March on Washington

  • MLK's I Have A Dream Speech

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    Richard Nixon's Presidency

    Republican
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    Gerald Ford's Presidency

    Republican
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    Jimmy Carter's Presidency

    Democrat
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    Period 9

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    Ronald Reagan's Presidency

    Republican
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    George H.W. Bush's Presidency

    Republican
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    Bill Clinton's Presidency

    Democrat
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    George W. Bush's Presidency

    Republican
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    Barack Obama's Presidency

    Democrat