Beginning to 1900: American Style

  • Jamestown Founded

    Jamestown Founded
    I believe this is one of the most important events because it was the first colony and it proved that we could be successful.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    I believe this is an important event because I feel like it set the way America would ever work.
  • Plymoth Colony

    Plymoth Colony
    This was the first successful colony with religious freedom; the quakers.
  • Fench and Indian War

    Fench and Indian War
    The British attempted to win the land of the French and fought against their Indian allies as well.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was one of the taxes put on the new settlers from England causing the settlers to thrive for freedom.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This was an important event because it showed England that we weren't going to put up with the way they treated us.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    This was the first group of citizens to sit down and create laws.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    This was important because without it we wouldn't have freedom from Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    This is important because America wouldn't have an actual signed paper saying they are a nation alone without this.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
  • Constitution

    I believe this is important because it shows who our nation is as a whole.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    This is important because it shows our legal rights that can never be changed.
  • Louisianna Purchase

    Louisianna Purchase
    I believe this is important because if it didn't happen we could have never taken up so much land and many things couldn't have happened.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
  • Texas Annexation

    Texas Annexation
    This is when Texas decided to be a nation of its own. Making America lose a bit of land.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    I believe this is important because it made America finally realize the difference between the north and south.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    I believe this is important because if it didn't happen America wouldn't have settled its conflicts.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation