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  • 8,000 BCE

    Mesoamerica: Beginning of New World Agriculture

    Mesoamerica: Beginning of New World Agriculture
    In the beginning, the Mesoamerican were relying on nomadic lifestyles like hunting and gathering for food. Later they found out another way to get food more easier and more abundant than hunting. They started to gather wild plants to increase their food variety so if hunting for food is getting hard, they can rely on the plants to help not starve.
  • -750 BCE

    Maya: Written Language

    Maya: Written Language
    The Maya writing was one of the most visually writing systems in the world. It got unique signs in form of humans, animals, and objects. The signs are either to express meaning or denote sound values. The Mayan Script have about 550 whole words, 150 syllables, and about 100 glyphs that represent place and gods.
  • -476 BCE

    Rome: Fall of the Rome

    Rome: Fall of the Rome
    There are a lot of factors that goes into the fall of Rome. Rome lost their military strengths because of the constant invasions of the Barbarian tribes. By constant war and overspending, the taxes widened the gap between the rich and the poor and people started to leave. The size of the population made it hard to govern and is very dangerous. More than 20 men have took throne in 75 year.
  • 1330

    The Dark Ages: Catholic Church

    The Dark Ages: Catholic Church
    The Dark Ages happen because of the fall of Rome. Life was difficult and chaotic, there were no central government and trading and communication stops. Even though the Dark Ages is bad for most of the Orthodox Christians viewed that this time was a period of Catholic corruption. The Catholic Church views this period as a good religious era "The Age of Faith".
  • 1345

    Aztecs: Caste System

    Aztecs: Caste System
    People in the Aztecs were nobles, commoners, serfs, or slaves. The highest rank on the social hierarchy are the noble which included government and military leaders, priest, and lords. Below the nobles are the commoner which included farmers, artisans, and merchants. Below the commoners are the serfs and slaves. Serfs work on lands that are owned by the nobles and slaves are people like prisoners of war.
  • 1347

    The Black Death: Rats/Fleas

     The Black Death: Rats/Fleas
    The Black Death was caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. The Yersinia pestis infected the rats fleas and also other small rodents. When the animal die, the infected fleas on the animal started to traveled to human and biting them. The Black Death was traveled through human to human by bacterium like coughing and close contact.
  • 1492

    The Columbian Exchange: Diseases

    The Columbian Exchange: Diseases
    Before the Columbian Exchange, there were no smallpox, mumps, measles, polio, and hepatitis. Smallpox was one of the major disease that affected the new world. Smallpox killed a massive amount of Native American because of the sudden introduction that they never seen before and their weak immune systems because they are not immune to these foreign diseases.
  • Chesapeake Colonies: Virginia Tobacco

    Chesapeake Colonies: Virginia Tobacco
    John Rolfe, a Englishman found that tobacco would grow well in Virginia. The potential cash value of tobacco made the colonist to began to plant it everywhere they can. Tobacco was the safest currency for the Chesapeake colonies and can use it to trade for gold.
  • Maryland: George Calvert

    Maryland: George Calvert
    George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore also called Sir George Calvert was the first person to dream of a colony in America where Catholics and protestants could come together and be united. George Calvert was born in Yorkshire, England in 1578. He was a English statesman that was educated at Trinity College, Oxford and became the secretary to Robert Cecil.
  • Charter Colonies: New York

    Charter Colonies: New York
    New York was one of the original 13 colonies and classified as the Middle Colonies. New York was founded by the Duke of York and named after the Duke of York, the brother of King Charles II. The founding of the New York colony was to trade and to make profit.
  • New England: Puritans

    New England: Puritans
    Puritans was a religious reform movement in the church of England. They didn't like that a lot of the church were catholic church. By the 1630s, large population of Puritan families came to the New England colony. They believed the Church of England are unscriptural.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony: John Winthrop

    Massachusetts Bay Colony: John Winthrop
    John Winthrop was one of the people that founded the Massachusetts bay colony. He was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony. He was a religious person in his early life, studying scriptures and prayers and trained himself into a Puritan.
  • Pennsylvania: William Penn

    Pennsylvania: William Penn
    King Charles II owed William Penn's Dad a huge debt so he awarded William Penn land in the New World. Penn saw a opening to spread his faith because of the persecution in England, he have to establish a religious refuge. Penn started to develop a good relationship with the Native Americans, women have a better freedom in the Quaker society than anywhere else.
  • Caribbean Colonies: Sugars

    Caribbean Colonies: Sugars
    Sugar was the start of slave trade that brought Africans to the Americans. Europeans introduced to sugar by the Arabs and were demanding a huge price for sugar. Profits on sugar trade was so good that it helped America gets its independence from Great Britain.
  • Triangular Trade

    Triangular Trade
    Was a trading system in the Atlantic Ocean between west Africa, American colonies, and the European. The triangular trade included trading slaves, cash crops, and manufactured goods.
  • Slavery: The Lower South

    Slavery: The Lower South
    The production of cotton caused the slavery in the south. Most of the slaves worked on the field or house slaves on plantation. The soil in the lower south was hard and the planters were richer than the north
  • The Great Awakening: John Edwards

    The Great Awakening: John Edwards
    John Edward was a minister and a philosopher who was very religious. He was a puritans that held the reformed theology which is a protestant movement reformed the theological perspective held by the Catholic Church.
  • Seven Years War: Great Britain

    Seven Years War: Great Britain
    Great Britain has the world strongest colonial power and France went to war with them to be the strongest. Britain wanted to have more land to the west so they went to war and defeated France, The outcome of the war impacted the borders and America. During the war, the Native American was mostly on the France side because they didn't want Britain to take their land.
  • The Enlightenment: John Locke

    The Enlightenment: John Locke
    He was a philosopher born on August 29, 1632 and died on October 28, 1704. He has a ideas that influenced the development on Political Philosophy but was most influential to the early enlightenment thinkers. He was known as the "Father of Liberalism". His 3 natural rights that he believed are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, the idea that the people and the government should work together, and the citizens can kick the leader out is they are not protecting their people.
  • The Seven War:Treaty of Paris of 1763

    The Seven War:Treaty of Paris of 1763
    The Treaty of Paris of 1763 says that France have to give up all its territories in the mainland of North America and ending foreign military threat to British colonies in the New World. The Britain and the France was at war because the winner will be the world super power and the outcome impacted the borders and America. During the war, the Native American was mostly on the France side because they didn't want Britain to take their land.
  • Virtual Representation: Salutary Neglect

    Virtual Representation: Salutary Neglect
    Salutary Neglect was a undocumented policy that Britain made to avoid strict enforcement of parliamentary laws and to keep the American colonies to listen to Great Britain
  • Act of Parliament: Stamp Act

    Act of Parliament: Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was passed by British Parliament to imposed it on all American colonist to make them pay tax on any paper they used even playing cards.
  • Boston Massacre: Paul Revere

    Boston Massacre: Paul Revere
    Paul Revere was a American silversmith, engraver, and a early industrialist that painted the famous painting of the Boston Massacre in King's street. A shot heard and then British soldiers started to fired on civilians.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    The Olive Branch Petition was a petition made by the second continental congress for peace during the American Revolution They begged the king to stop the hostilities.
  • Battle of Lexington: Shot Heard' Round the World

    Battle of Lexington: Shot Heard' Round the World
    The Battle of Lexington was the first battle in the American Revolution. It started by a shot but no one know who shot so war broke out against Great Britain and the thirteen colonies.
  • the declaration of Independene: Thomas jefferson

    the declaration of Independene: Thomas jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States was in charged with writing the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence was to declared independence from Great Britain.
  • Common Sense: Thomas Paine

    Common Sense: Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine, a founding father who wrote the common sense to get independence from Great Britain to the thirteenth colonies.
  • Problem with Great Britain: Mississippi river

    Problem with Great Britain: Mississippi river
    The Article of Confederation was put to the test with problem with Great Britain over trade, and military forts left on American soil on the Mississippi River.
  • Massachusetts Constitution: US Constitution Model

    Massachusetts Constitution: US Constitution Model
    Massachusetts Constitution was the adoption of the federal constitution. John Adams drafted the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to served as a model for the United States Constitution.
  • Articles of Confederation: Problems

    Articles of Confederation: Problems
    The problem of the Articles of Confederation was that it was too weak. The government was too weak to enforce laws and had no power. The Continental congress have to borrowed money to fight in the Revolutionary war.
  • Treaty of Paris of 1783

    Treaty of Paris of 1783
    The Treaty of Paris of 1783 was the treaty that was signed in Paris by representatives of King George III and the representatives of the United States of America to end the American Revolutionary War.
  • American Virtue: Education

    The American Virtue was to celebrated the ideals of republicanism and involved citizens in the state constitutions. The American Virtue educated their citizens.
  • Shays Rebellion

    Shays Rebellion
    Shay's Rebellion occurred in western Massachusetts. Cause the Article of Confederation was too weak, Daniel Shays led a rebellion to prevent the courts from foreclosing farms to farmers that couldn't pay their taxes.
  • Age of the Common Man: Davy Crockett

    Age of the Common Man: Davy Crockett
    David Crockett was a American folk hero, soldier, and a politician. When he was a member of the US House of Representatives, he represented Tennessee and also served in the Texas Revolution. He grew up in Tennessee where he got known for hunting and telling story and people called him the King of the Wild Frontier. During the Texas Revolution, he was killed at the Battle of the Alamo.
  • Constitutional Convention: Two Plan

    Constitutional Convention: Two Plan
    The constitutional convention was saved by the Great Compromise. Before it was for proportional representation in the House and the other per state in the senate and was later change into two plan.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    The Northwest Ordinance purpose was to allow new states to the union and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory.
  • Election of 1788: George Washington

    Election of 1788: George Washington
    George Washington was the first president of the United States of America. Everybody loves him and treated him like a God. Washington was in office for two term.
  • Whiskey Rebellion: First National Test

    Whiskey Rebellion: First National Test
    The Whiskey Rebellion was the first test of the Constitution. The rebellion was on tax on whiskey. George Washington was the president during this time and he called a militias there to end the rebellion.
  • Bank of The United States: Currency Stabilization

    Bank of The United States: Currency Stabilization
    The Bank of The United States was the first bank in the United States proposed by Alexander Hamilton. The bank was use for federal funds and as government's fiscal agent.
  • The Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights is in the Constitution that is the first 10 amendments written by James Madison. The Bill of Rights was written for protection of individual rights.
  • Slavery: Cotton Gin

    Slavery: Cotton Gin
    When the cotton gin was develop, the need of slaves reduced because the cotton gin can easily separates the cotton from its seed and take shorter than by hand.This made cotton more profitable for planter and slaves.
  • Election of 1796: Thomas Jefferson

    The Election of 1796 was between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson will become the vice presidents while John Adams will going to be presidents.
  • Adams Presidency: XYZ Affair

    Adams Presidency: XYZ Affair
    XYZ was created because of the incident when the french attempted to bribe and loans money from the US diplomats in exchange for a agreement. It later led to a Naval War between the two sides.
  • Labor changes: Mass Production

    Labor changes: Mass Production
    Mass production is producing a large amount of a product usually by a machine and the priced of that object will reduced. Eli Whitney was the person who introduced mass production in 1798.
  • Kentucky Resolution

    Kentucky Resolution
    The Kentucky Resolutions was a political statement that was drafted in the 1798. The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions were political statements drafted in 1798 and 1799, in which the Kentucky and Virginia legislatures took the position that the federal Alien and Sedition Acts were unconstitutional
  • Free Black Communities

    Free Black Communities
    Free black communities are in the North created by free African American to get equal rights from slavery and racism. Even though the North is free, there were still segregation between white and color.
  • Second Great Awakening: Education

    Second Great Awakening: Education
    The Second Great Awakening was a Christian renewal movement that swept through towns in upstate New York and through the frontier regions of Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and South Carolina. Charles Finney was one of the most important leaders of this movement. It caused a new interest in religion to spread to New England and the South and it renewed religious faith throughout America. Finney taught new converts to prove their faith by good deeds.
  • Nativism: Immigration

    Nativism: Immigration
    Nativist is a political party that favored people that are born in the US then immigrants. Nativists blamed the immigrants for the problem in America and so they don't want immigrants coming to the US but their political party will disappear around 1860.Nativism is favoritism toward native-born Americans, caused immigrants issues with jobs and adapting to the new culture and language
  • Jefferson Administration

    Jefferson Administration
    Jefferson was a very different president than the others and was even mocked by the federalist. Jefferson dressed very casual walking around the White House. He would ride horseback instead of a carriage and do a lot of things normal citizens would do. Jefferson didn't like Constitution, or National Bank. Democratic Republican, anti-Hamiltonian. Stopped funding Navy. Dominated by Embargo Act. Secretary of State was Madison.
  • Hamilton vs. Burr: Loss of Federalist Ideas

    The duel between Hamilton and Burr was illegal. During the duel, Hamilton took the first shot and miss on purpose thinking that Burr would not shoot him because he would loose his reputation but Burr shot Hamilton and Hamilton died a day later. Burr accepts Federalist proposal. Hamilton accuses Burr of plotting treason. Burr lost New York election, blames Hamilton. Dueled for honor, killed Hamilton
  • Madison Presidency: Embargo Act

    Madison Presidency: Embargo Act
    The Embargo Act of 1807 was passed by Congress forbidding all exportation of goods from the United States. Britain and France had been continuously harassing the U.S. and seizing U.S. ship's and men. The U.S. was not prepared to fight in a war, so Jefferson hoped to weaken Britain and France by stopping trade. The Embargo Act ended up hurting our economy It was repealed in 1809. The act helped to revive the Federalists. It caused New England's industry to grow. It led to the War of 1812.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The war of 1812 occurred between the US and the greatest naval power in the world back then, Great Britain because the British keep restricting US trade, British impressment of American men in ships, and that the Americans wanted to expand their land. The war established that the US was just as strong as Britain and the injustice of what Britain did to them rose the script of the National Anthem. Achieved pushing off the First Nations(Native Americans) off their settlement.
  • Southern Society: Yeoman Farmers

    Yeoman farmers are the ideal of Americans. They own farm that they worked with their family and no slaves. They are hardworking and independent. Yeoman has the largest number of white farmers in the era.They were small landowners (the majority of white families in the south) who farmed their own land and usually did not own slaves
  • Slums: Location

    Slums: Location
    Slums are located in urban area where large population of people lived mainly poor people. The area is very packed and close together with run down house and social disorganization. Slums housed many of the urban poor, they were often very crowded, they were often densely populated , usually by new immigrants.
  • Florida: Andrew Jackson

    Florida: Andrew Jackson
    After the US won the battle of New Orleans, they wanted to get Florida from Spain. Jackson captured the Spanish forts and attacked the Florida Seminoles to make them sell the land to the US. Eventually Spain sold Florida to the United States. There were campaigns against Seminoles and outlawed Negros from Pensacola to Suwanee . And they executed 2 British citizens whom he accused of inciting the Indians of the region against the United States.
  • Panic of 1819: One of the Worst recessions in Us History

    Panic of 1819: One of the Worst recessions in Us History
    The panic of 1819 happened because of the war of 1812. After the war, bank began to fail mortgages causing people to use their home and property. The panic of 1819 was a major financial crisis in the US.The Panic of 1819 was the first major financial crisis in the United States. It featured widespread foreclosures, bank failures, unemployment, and a slump in agriculture and manufacturing. It marked the end of the economic expansion that had followed the War of 1812.
  • McCullough vs Maryland

    McCullough vs Maryland
    McCullough vs. Maryland was two supreme court cases. It gave the federal government implies power under the Constitution to create a second bank. This case Strengthened federal authority and upheld the constitutionality of the bank of the United States by establishing that the state of Maryland did not have the power to tax the bank.
  • Milennialism: Mormons

    Milennialism: Mormons
    The Mormons were a religious group which began with Prophet Joseph Smith in New York. They love their savior Jesus Christ and Jesus is the central to their belief. This religion was a church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, religious group that emphasized moderation, saving, hard work, and risk-taking; moved from IL to Utah
  • Architecture: Greek Revival

    The style of the Greek gained popularity by exploration. The movement was the building style imitated by ancient Greek structural. During this time, Greek was new so people started to gain popularity in their style so they started to copy their architecture.
  • western Frontier: Fur Traders

    western Frontier: Fur Traders
    Fur Trading was making huge profits with the Western Frontiers. The trade in fur coats such a beavers start to decrease and almost went into extinction because of fashion change overtime. Swedes, Dutch, French, British, Spaniards, Russians and Americans all participated in the pelt trade. The fur trade too place across the country, thought it was popular in the Great Lakes area, among the northern states and throughout Canada as well.
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    30,000 BCE

    Beginnings to Exploration

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    English Colonial Societies

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    Colonial America to 1763

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    The Revolutionary War 1763-1783

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    The Constitution