Civics 1700-2050 timeline

By Shiv989
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    U.S. History 1700s to 2011

  • Benjamin Franklin Born

  • Georgia is Founded

    Last of the original 13 colonies to be found
  • Daniel Boone Born

  • Start of the French and Indian War

    Exact date unkown
  • End of the French and Indian War

    Exact date unkown
  • Stamp Act

  • Eli Whitney Born

  • Boston Massacre

  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

  • Declaration of Independance Created

  • Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance

    Between the newly formed America and France in the Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Great Britain recognized U.S. independence
  • Constitution Created

  • Federalist Party Formed

    Exact date unkown. Promoted a strong central governement.
  • George Washington Took Office

  • Benjamin Franklin Died

  • Samuel Morse Born

  • Bill of Rights Created

  • 11th Amendment Created

  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Born

  • Pinckney's Treaty

    Spain grants US navigation rights on the Mississippi
  • Democratic-Republican Party formed

    Exact Date Unknown. Formed oppose Federalist policies
  • John Adams Took Office

  • Thomas Jefferson Took Office

  • Madbury v. Madison

  • Louisiana Purchase

    U.S. gained Loiusiana Territory from France
  • 12th Amendment Created

  • Robert E. Lee Born

  • Edgar Allen Poe Born

  • James Madison Took Office

  • James Monroe Took Office

  • Convention of 1818

    Set border with Canada west from Great Lakes as the 49th parallel
  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    U.S. gains Florida after Spain withdraws
  • McFulloch v. Maryland

  • William T. Sherman Born

  • Susan B. Anthony Born

  • Federalist Party Dissolution

    Exact date unkown
  • Daniel Boone Died

  • Gibbons v. Ogden

  • Eli Whitney Died

  • John Quincy Adams Took Office

  • National Republic party formed

    Exact Date Unknown. Spit from the Democratic -Rebulplican Party to promote strong national government and oppose Andrew Jackson's campaign for presidency.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

  • Democratic -Republican Party Dissolution

    Exact date unknown.
  • Democratic Party formed

    Exact Date unknown. Party formed in support of Andrew Jackson
  • Whig Party Formed

    Exact Date Unknown. Included critics of Andrew Jackson, states' rights advocates, and supporters of internal improvements.
  • Andrew Carnegie Born

  • Mark Twain Born

  • National Republican Party Dissolution

    Exact date unknown
  • Andrew Jackson Took Office

  • Martin Van Buren Took Office

  • William Henry Harrison Took Office

  • John Tyler Took Office

  • James K. Polk Took Office

  • Oregon Treaty

    Signed with Great Britain to claim Oregon Country
  • Thomas Edison Born

  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Ended Mexican War. U.S. gained Southwest and California
  • Zachary Taylor Took Office

  • Edgar Allen Poe Died

  • Millard Fillmore Took Office

  • Franklin Pierce Took Office

  • Republican party formed

    Exact date is unknown. Formed to oppose the Democratic Party's support of the institution of slavery
  • James Buchanan Took Office

  • Dred Scott v. Sandford

  • Abraham Lincoln Took Office

  • Civil War Starts

  • Henry Ford Born

  • Whig Party Dissolution

    Exact Date Unknown.
  • Civil War Ends

  • Andrew Johnson Took Office

  • 13th Amendment Created

  • Alaska Purchase

    U.S. purchases Alaska from Russia
  • 14th Amendment Created

  • Ulysses S. Grant Took Office

  • 15th Amendment Created

  • Robert E. Lee Died

  • Wright Brothers Born

  • Samuel Morse Died

  • Robert Frost Born

  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Died

  • Rutherford B. Hayes Took Office

  • Phonograph Patented

  • James A. Garfield Took Office

  • Chester A. Arthur Took Office

  • Grover Cleveland Took Office

  • Benjamin Harrison Took Office

  • William T. Sherman Died

  • Grover Cleveland Took Office

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

  • William McKinley Took Office

  • Treaty of Paris

    Ended Spanish-American War. U.S. gets the Philippines and Puerto Rico
  • Duke Ellington Born

  • Louis Armstrong Born

  • Theodore Roosevelt Took Office

  • Walt Disney Born

  • Ford Motor Company

    Was created
  • Hay-Buneau-Varilla Treaty

    U.S. get access from Panama to build Panama Canal
  • Susan B. Anthony Died

  • William Howard Taft Took Office

  • Mark Twain Died

  • 16th Amendment Created

  • Rosa Parks Born

  • Woodrow Wilson Took Office

  • 17th Amendment Created

  • Start of WW1

  • Frank Sinatra Born

  • U.S. Entered WW1

  • End of WW1

  • 18th Amendment Created

    Later repealed by the 21st Amendment
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Ended WW1
  • Andrew Carnegie Died

  • 19th Amendment Created

  • Warren G. Harding Took Office

  • Calvin Coolidge Took Office

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Born

  • Herbert Hoover Took Office

  • Thomas Edison Died

  • 20th Amendment Created

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)

  • 21st Amendment Created

    Repealed the 18th Amendment
  • Elvis Preley Born

  • Start of WW2

  • Approval of the Manhattan Project

  • Pearl Harbor Bombing and U.S. Entered WW2

  • United Nations Formed

  • Korematsu v. United States

  • Harry S, Truman Took Office

  • Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

  • End of WW2

  • Henry Ford Died

  • Wright Brothers Died

  • North Atlantic Treaty

    Created NATO
  • 22nd Amendment Created

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Took Office

  • Brown v. Board of Education

  • Bill Gates Born

  • Start of the Vietnam War

  • John F. Kennedy Took Office

  • 23rd Amendment Created

  • Robert Frost Died

  • Gideon v. Wainwright

  • Lyndon B. Johnson Took Office

  • 24th Amendment Created

  • Miranda v. Arizona

  • Walt Disney Died

  • 25th Amendment Created

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Died

  • Nonproliferation Treaty

    International agreement to prevent spread of nuclear weapons
  • Richard Nixon Took Office

  • Tinker v. Des Moines School District

  • Neil Armstrong lands on the Moon

  • New York Times Compnay v. U.S.

  • 26th Amendment Created

  • Louis Armstrong Died

  • SALT 1

    Agreement between U.S. and Soviet Union to limit nuclear weapons
  • Furman v. Georgia

  • Roe v. Wade

  • Paris Peace Treaty

    Signed with North Vietnam to end U.S. invovlment in the Vietnam War
  • Duke Ellington Died

  • U.S. v. Nixon

  • Gerald Ford Took Office

  • Gerald Ford Took Office

  • End of the Vietnam War

  • Jimmy Carter Took Office

  • Elvis Preley Died

  • Panama Canal Treaties

    Transferred Panama Canal to Panama effective in 1999
  • Ronald Reagan Took Office

  • Vienna Covention

    International agreement to protect Earth's ozone layer
  • George H. W. Bush Took Office

  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

  • Fall of the Soviet Union

  • 27th Amendment Created

  • Bill Clinton Took Office

  • North American Free Trade Agreement

    Established duty-free trade with Canada and Mexico
  • Counterterrorism Accord

    U.S. and Israel agree to cooperate in investigation of terroist acts
  • Mutual Recognition Agreement

    U.S. and E.U. reduced trade barriers between the communities
  • Frank Sinatra Died

  • Minnesota v. Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians

  • Bush v. Gore

  • George W. Bush Took Office

  • World Trade Towers, Pentagon, Flight 93 are Destroyed

  • Start of the Iraq War

  • Saddam Hussein's Death

  • District of Columbia v. Heller

  • Barack Obama Took Office

  • Closing of Guantanamo Bay

  • Osama Bin Laden's Death

  • Closing of the NASA Space Shuttle Program

  • Proposed End to the Iraq War