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  • May 10, 1492

    Christopher Columbus Sailed the Ocean and Founded the Americas.

    Christopher Columbus Sailed the Ocean and Founded the Americas.
    It’s important that he found America because if he
  • Dutch Ship Brings First Africans to Jamestown.

    Dutch Ship Brings First Africans to Jamestown.
    We put this because it is the beginning of slavery, and that had a giant effect on America.
  • Marryland Toleration Act Affirms Religious Freedom

    Marryland Toleration Act Affirms Religious Freedom
    The freedom of religion would not exist without this happening.
  • Bacons Rebellion

    Bacons Rebellion
  • Benjamin Franklin Invents the Lightning Rod.

    Benjamin Franklin Invents the Lightning Rod.
    This is important cause it helped him find electricity.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The colonies refused to pay the levies required by the Townsend Acts claiming they had no obligation to pay taxes imposed by a Parliament in which they had no representation. In response, Parliament retracted the taxes with the exception of a duty on tea - a demonstration of Parliament's ability and right to tax the colonies. In May of 1773 Parliament concocted a clever plan. They gave the struggling East India Company a monopoly on the importation of tea to America.
  • Shot Heard Round the World

    Shot Heard Round the World
    This is important cause it was the first shot of the war. No body knows who shot it first.
  • Bill of Rights is Ratified

    Bill of Rights is Ratified
    This is important cause if it wasn’t singed we wouldn’t have our rights.
  • George Washington is Elected First President of the United States

    George Washington is Elected First President of the United States
    Washington longed to retire to his fields at Mount Vernon. But he soon realized that the Nation under its Articles of Confederation was not functioning well, so he became a prime mover in the steps leading to the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia in 1787. When the new Constitution was ratified, the Electoral College unanimously elected Washington President.
  • Pony express starts carrying mail from Missouri to California

    Pony express starts carrying mail from Missouri to California
    This helped with out progress in Mail and Helped Spread News Faster.
  • Civil War Ends

    Civil War Ends
    Its good that the Civil War Ended because it put financial problems on the us and it killed many good americans and if it weren't for the Civil War we may still have slavery.
  • Russia Sells US 7.2 Million for Alaska

    Russia Sells US 7.2 Million for Alaska
    USA expands for less than 2 cents an acre.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    4 planes were hijacked 2 hit world traded center, 1 hit pentagon and 1 was headed for the white house but missed and crash-landed In Pennsylvania.
  • First Black President

    First Black President
    A major advancement toward the relationship betwen different races in the US.
  • Osama Bin Laden was killed

    Osama Bin Laden was killed
    Bombed the World Trade Center and is 1 of the reasons why were having an on going war in the Middle East.