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  • Jamestown Colony

    Jamestown Colony
    This was the first permanent english settlement.
  • Mayflower Voyage

    Mayflower Voyage
    A voyage on ship that carried pilgrims and others in search of a better life where they could practice their religion.
  • First Great Awakening

    First Great Awakening
    People wanted the strong faith again that they had in earlier years.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    King George III passed the Proclamation of 1763 to keep peace and avoid costly conflict with the Native Americans.
  • Lexington and Concord Battles

    Lexington and Concord Battles
    The first war. This was the shot heard around the world.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Meeting of delegates of 12 of the 13 colonies.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    A new method of an area to become a state.
  • Constitutional Convention of 1787

    Constitutional Convention of 1787
    New Jersey and Virginia plan were used in forming the constitution.
  • Marbury V. Madison

    Marbury V. Madison
    This court case established the principle of Judicial Review.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    A land deal between France and the U.S. Doubled the size of the U.S.
  • Battle of Ft. Sumter

    Battle of Ft. Sumter
    First battle of the Civil War.
  • Abraham Lincoln Assasinated

    Abraham Lincoln Assasinated
    Abraham Lincoln is assasinated by John Wilkes Booth
  • Surrender at Appomattox

    Surrender at Appomattox
    General Lee surrenders to General Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse
  • 13th Amendment Ratified

    13th Amendment Ratified
    13th Amendment is ratified and abolishes slavery.
  • 14th Amendment Ratified

    14th Amendment Ratified
    Gurantees due process and citizenship
  • First Black Senator Elected

    First Black Senator Elected
    Hiram Rhodes Revels is elected as a senator
  • 15th Amendment Ratified

    15th Amendment Ratified
    Allows African Americans to vote
  • Rutherford B. Hayes

    Rutherford B. Hayes
    Rutherford B. Hayes becomes president.
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    Reconstruction ends when Rutherford withdraws federal troops from the south.
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    Civil War

    A war that was fought over the issue of slavey.