History 1

Timeline created by Ariel14Lonstein
In History
  • 12,890 BCE

    The Migration out of Africa

    The Migration out of Africa
  • Period: 12,890 BCE to 17,890 BCE

    The Migration out of Africa

    15,000-20,000 years ago
    The Ancestors of the Native Americans crossed the land bridge through Beringia into North America
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
  • Period: Aug 3, 1492 to 1496

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue to find a direct water route from Europe to Asia
  • Period: 1519 to 1519

    Tenochtitlán

    Conquistador Hernando Cortes conquered Tenochtitlán the biggest Aztec city in America
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    Jamestown Founded

    The first successful English colony in Jamestown, Virgina.
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    Pilgrims came to America

    English Protestants wanted the church of England different than the Catholic Church. They were known as Pilgrims.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
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    American Revolution

    The purpose of this war was independence for Americans.
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    The Declaration of Independence

    American Founders who were most responsible for the Declaration of Independence were Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.
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    The Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney created the cotton gin which produced a lot of cotton and it increased the demand for slaves because the cotton needed a lot of labor
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    Lewis and Clark's Expedition

    Lewis and Clark's expedition was to find out about the Native Americans and the West of America.
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    The Trail of Tears

    The Cherokee tribe was forced by the government to move from their land so it was called the Trail of Tears
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    It required slaves to return to their owners even if they were in a free state.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Election

    Abraham Lincoln's Election
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    From 1861-1865 fought by the northern and southern states
  • The Gettysburg Address

    The Gettysburg Address
  • Reconstruction

    1861-1865
  • Abraham Lincolns death

  • Alaska Purchased

    Alaska Purchased
  • First transcontinental railroad

  • Suez Canal opens

    Suez Canal opens
  • Homesteading the plains

    1862-1879
  • Plains Wars

    1874-1881
  • Cattle drives in Great Plains

    1866-1886
  • Hawaii becomes U.S. possession

    Hawaii becomes U.S. possession
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
  • U.S. gains control of Puerto Rico,Philippine Islands and other Pacific islands

    U.S. gains control of Puerto Rico,Philippine Islands and other Pacific islands
  • United States has become a world power

    United States has become a world power
  • U.S. takes over Panama Canal construction

    U.S. takes over Panama Canal construction
  • Jim Crow Laws

    1883-1914