Early US history

By ryleigh
  • Jan 1, 960

    Leif Ericson Born

    Exact date unknown.
  • Mar 14, 1020

    Leif Ericson Died

    Exact date unknown.
  • Jan 19, 1451

    Christopher Columbus Born

    Exact date unknown.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christopher Columbus Arives In America

    He set sail on three boats: The Nina, The Pinta, and The Santa Maria. He arived at 2:00 am (about).
  • May 19, 1506

    Christopher Columbus Died

    56 years old when died. Exact date unknown.
  • Squanto

    Exact date unknown. He helped the pilgims, fish, hunt, and plant crops. He died of a fever.
  • Pocahontas Born

    Exact date unknown.
  • Pocahontas Died

    Exact date unknown
  • Sarah Good Born

    Exact date unknown.
  • Salem Witch Trials start

    Exact date unknown
  • Sarah Good Died

    She got hanged.
  • Benjamin Franklin Born

    He was the 10th son.
  • George Washington Born

    His sister died when he was 2 years old. His dad died when he was 11 years old. He was born in West Virginia.
  • Boston Tea Party

    $18,000 worth of tea got dumped into Boston Harbor.
  • Revolutionary War Starts

    Sharp shooters shot the Redcoats and some officers.
  • Benjamin Franklin, oldest person to sign The Declaration Of Independence

    Exact date unknown. He was very old.
  • Yorktown

    Cornwallis surrendered to Washington.
  • Revolutionary War Ended

    It is important because of freedom.
  • Revolutionary War ends

    Long and hard.
  • George Washington President

    1st President.
  • Benjamin Franklin Died

    84 years old. About 20,000 people attended his funeral.
  • George Washington Died

    Approximately 10pm. On his deathbed he had this to say of his passing “I die hard but I am not afraid to go.” His last words to his beloved wife Martha were “’tis well”. On December 18th 1799 a funeral was held at Mount Vernon where his body is buried. Much talk was held about moving his body to the capitol and placing it in a marble monument. But this never eventuated due to strong opposition from the South. Instead a tomb was constructed at Mount Vernon where his remain.