Early US history

  • Jamestown settlement

    Jamestown settlement
    Jamestown is the first permanent english settlement in America. It was established by the London Company in southeast Virginia
  • English Women

    English Women
    The first two English Women arrived in Jamestown.
    More came throughout the year. Men outnumbered women for most of 17th century.
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    The Thirty Years War

    It was fought in Central Europe. Between Sweden, France, Denmark-Norway, Bohemia, United Provinces, Saxony, Electoral Palatinate, Brunswick-Luneburg, England, Transylvania, Zaporazhian Cossacks, and the Ottoman Empire.
  • African slaves

    African slaves
    20 Africans came to Jamestown, Virginia with a Dutch ship. They were the first blacks to become slaves in North America.
  • Mayflower

    The Mayflower transported 102 english pilgrims to New England.
  • Massachusetts

    Massachusetts was the first colony to legalize slavery.
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    Second Northern War

    Fought in Sweden, between Sweden and the Polish-Lithuanian.
  • Marrige law.

    Marrige law.
    Maryland was the first state to discourage the marriage of a white woman and black man.
  • English and New Amsterdam

    English and New Amsterdam
    English seize New Amsterdam from the Dutch and rename it New York.
  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
    more than 200 people were accused of practising "Devils magic." 20 were executed. Eventually the colony admitted the trials were fake.
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    Great Northern War

    Fought in Northern, Eastern, and Central Europe. Between, Swedish Empire, Poland-Lithuania, Ottoman Empire, Cossack Hetmanate, England, Great Britian, United Provinces, Brunswick-Luneburg
  • Boston News Letters

    Boston News Letters
    Boston News Letter was Founded. It was the first continuously published newspaper in British North America.
  • Slave Execution

    Slave Execution
    21 African Americans were Executed in New York City because of a insurrection.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The british army soldiers killed five Civilian men and injured 6 others.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A colony of Massachusetts was angry about the tax policy from the British government. Afrter Britain Officials refused to send back three ship load of taxed tea to Britain, a group of Colonist threw all the tea into the Boston Harbor.
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    American Revolutionary war

    Fought in North America. Between the United States. France, Spain, Dutch Republic.
  • Peter Salem and Salem Poor.

    Peter Salem and Salem Poor.
    Peter Salem and Salem Poor were two black men commended for their service on the American side at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
  • Betsy Ross

    Betsy Ross
    Betsy Ross made the first American flag.
  • Decleration of Independence.

    Decleration of Independence.
    Continental Congress adopts the Decleration Of Independance.
    Which also announced the thirteen American Colonies.
  • New Hampshire women

    New hampshire takes away womens right to vote.
    New york in 1777
    Massachusetts in 1780.
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    George Washington was elected for the first president of the United States.
  • John Adams

    John Adams
    John Adams in elected as the Second President in Philadelphia.
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    War of 1812

    Fought in Eastern and Central America. Fought between the United states, Choctaw, Cherokee, & Creek allies.
  • Married Women

    Married Women
    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in their own name.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the US that lasted until the mid 1840's. Profits, Prices, and Wages went down and unemployment went up.
  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery. She returned to the south almost 20 times to lead over 300 slaves to freedom.