Boling, United States History

  • Massacre at Mystic

    Massacre at Mystic
    colonist and allies set fire to the Pequot Fort near the Mystic River after realizing they couldn't take them all by hand.
  • The Scalp Act

    The Scalp Act
    this said Anyone who brought in a native's scalp would be paid.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was an American political protest by the Sons of Liberty at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts
  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord
    This is most known for the famous 'shot heard 'round the world'. It marked the start of the American War of Independence, and persuaded many Americans to take up arms and support the cause of independence. There were a total of 393 casualties and the Battle winner was, Massachusetts Bay.
  • The Declaration of Independence is Signed

    The Declaration of Independence is Signed
    56 Delegates to the Second Continental Congress signed The Declaration of Independence at the Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia.
  • The Winter at Valley Forge

    The Winter at Valley Forge
    Valley Forge was an encampment where the colonial army, under General George Washington, stayed during the American Revolutionary War. The winter that the camp was there was severely cold. The end of December had a low of 6°, January reached 12°, the low in February was 16°,and the end of March's low was 8°.
  • Article of Confederation are Ratified

    Article of Confederation are Ratified
    The Article of Confederation was seen as the united states "first constitution" since 1771, but ratification of the Articles by all thirteen states did not occur until March 1, 1781.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown
    After three weeks of non-stop battles. Cornwallis surrendered to Washington in the field at Yorktown on October 17, 1781. This was the last major battle of the American Revolution, and ended the War for Independence.
  • The 3/5ths Compromise

    The 3/5ths Compromise
    This said that the government would count black people as 3/5th of people, but only for population sizes.
  • The Constitution is Ratified

    The Constitution is Ratified
    the Constitution became the official framework of the government of the United States of America. This was so they could inform the public of the provisions of the proposed new government
  • Presidential Inauguration of George Washington

    Presidential Inauguration of George Washington
    The first inauguration of the first president was held on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City, New York. The inauguration was held around two months after the beginning of his first four-year term as president.
  • Washington’s Farewell Address

    Washington’s Farewell Address
    Washington's Farewell Address was a letter written to "friends and fellow-citizens" after 20 years of public service, and near the end of his second term of presidency. After writing this he retired to his home at Mount Vernon in Virginia.
  • The Death of George Washington

    The Death of George Washington
    Washington passed away from a throat infection on December 14th, 1799. He died at Mount Vernon and was buried four days later in a family vault.
  • Election Day, 1800

    Election Day, 1800
    The 1800 election was held from October 31 to December 3, 1800. Thomas Jefferson defeated John Adams by eight electoral votes. However when the electors cast their votes, they failed to distinguish between the office of president and vice president.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    The supreme court Decided established the power of the federal courts to declare lower courts, legislative and executive, acts "unconstitutional" if it was an incorrect ruling.
  • Slave Trade Ends in the United States

    Slave Trade Ends in the United States
    Although slavery and slave auctions continued, This is when the US stopped new slaves from being imported.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    the battle fought between the colonists and natives in Indiana.
  • The Battle of Baltimore

    The Battle of Baltimore
    a sea/land battle fought between the British and Americans in the War of 1812.
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    It outlawed slavery above the 36º 30' latitude line in the remainder of the Louisiana Territory.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    This said that the president could give lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for native lands within existing state borders.
  • nat turner rebellion

    nat turner rebellion
    a rebellion of Virginian slaves that took place in Southampton County, Virginia. The rebels killed between 55 and 65 people.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was the route Native Americans were forced to take when their ancestral lands were stolen and they were told to level and go into Oklahoma. many natives died on this journey.
  • The Fugitive Slave Act

    The Fugitive Slave Act
    required that slaves be returned to their owners, even if they were in a free state.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott was a slave who had owners that brought him to free states and back. When he tried to go to court to become free the supreme court said that he had no rights because he was black.
  • The Dead Rabbits Riot

    The Dead Rabbits Riot
    This was a two-day civil disturbance in New York City between members of the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boy, a citywide gang war.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    This sai that starting in 1863, all the slaves in the rebelling states were free
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    this amendment abolished slavery.
  • The Ku Klux Klan is Established

    The Ku Klux Klan is Established
    mostly referred to as the KKK, These people are an American white supremacist group. They target any other races and religions besides white and Christian.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The 14th Amendment said everyone should have equal protection, and if you were born in the US or were "neutralized" then you were a citizen.
  • John D. Rockefeller Creates Standard Oil

    John D. Rockefeller Creates Standard Oil
    this made Rockefeller one of the world's first billionaires. a lot of critics said he was doing unethical things to make this money.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Gave all men the right to vote.
  • Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone
    Bell's patent was for an apparatus designed for “transmitting vocal or other sounds telegraphically” First Bell Telephone was made in, June 1875.
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn
    Native American forces led by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeated the U.S. Army troops.
  • The Great Oklahoma Land Race

    The Great Oklahoma Land Race
    settlers needed land of their own so they took land that had previously been the natives50,000 people were lined up to gain a piece of the available two million acres.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Battle of Wounded Knee
    here the slaughter of around 300 Lakota Natives happened. This was done by United States Army troops, in the area of Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota.
  • Ellis Island Opens

    Ellis Island Opens
    after opening seven hundred immigrants passed through Ellis Island that day. Ellis Island stayed open to welcome over 12 million immigrants.
  • plessy vs ferguson

    plessy vs ferguson
    Homer Plessy was a white-passing man, one of his grandparents was colored but by looking at Plessy you could not tell he was not white. He decided he did not want to ride in the colored car train and was arrested when he said he was black.
  • The Wizard of Oz (Book) is Published

    The Wizard of Oz (Book) is Published
    written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow.
  • J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel

    J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel
    J.P. Morgan merged Andrew Carnegie's Carnegie Steel Company with Elbert H. Gary's Federal Steel Company for $492 million ($16.03 billion today).
  • Teddy Roosevelt Becomes President of the United States

     Teddy Roosevelt Becomes President of the United States
    Roosevelt went into his presidency term at age 42 after McKinley was assassinated. He was and still is to this day, the youngest person to become president of the United States.
  • Ford Motor Company is Founded

    Ford Motor Company is Founded
    Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903. The company sells "regular" cars/trucks under the Ford brand and luxury cars under its "Lincoln luxury" brand.
  • Ida Tarbell Published Her Article About Standard Oil

    Ida Tarbell Published Her Article About Standard Oil
    The book was published as a series of magazine articles from 1902 to 1904. It has been called a "masterpiece"
  • Angel Island Opens to Process Immigrants

    Angel Island Opens to Process Immigrants
    After this day Angel Island became the major port of entry to the U.S. for Asians or anyone coming from the west.
  • The 17th Amendment is Passed

    The 17th Amendment is Passed
    this allowed voters to cast direct votes for U.S. senators.
  • The 16th Amendment is Passed

    The 16th Amendment is Passed
    This allows Congress to enforce income tax.
  • The Adoption of the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem

    The Adoption of the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem
    President Hoover signed a bill designating this as the official national anthem. The anthem had been recognized for official use by the United States Navy in 1889, and by President Wilson in 1916.
  • The Empire State Building Opens

    The Empire State Building Opens
    construction only took 410 days. it was named after the nickname of New York, The Empire State. this was a 102-story building and the tallest at the time.