Exploration & Colonization

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  • Jamestown 1607

    This was the first city founded in the New World. Jamestown, Virginia.
  • Mayflower Compact

    The first signing of self-government.
  • French & Indian War

    Also known as the 7 years war was North American conflict that was part of a conflict between Great Britain and France.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    It was issued October 7, 1763, by King George III following Great Britain's obtaned from the French territory in North America after the end of the French & Indian War.
  • Lexington & Concord

    First battle in the American Revolution.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Stated that the thirteen American colonies are no longer apart of the British Empire.
  • Valley Forge

    A camp George Washington kept his men during the harsh and cold winter of 1777-1778
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Decisive win for Americans over the British.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    This is where General Cornwallis surrendered to George Washingtons army.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    This ended the United States War for Independence.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Held to revise the Articles of Confederation
  • Washingtons Term

    He was elected as the first president in the United States. 2 Terms.
  • Washington's Farewell Adress

    Towards the end of his second term he declined of the Presidency of the United States.
  • John Adam's Term

    The 2nd president of the United States and also one of the founding fathers.
  • Thomas .Jefferson Elected

    "Revolution of 1800" It was called this because there was a long decision on who should be president and a war that had gone on in 1798
  • Louisiana Purchase

    The purpose was to buy New Orleans for shipping goods but ended up getting the whole land. Took a lot of land for North America.
  • Maybury vs. Madison

    Marbury requested the Supreme Court to force the new Secretary of State James Madison to deliver the documents.
  • War of 1812

    Military Conflict between America and Great Britain which lead to American Independence.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    This stated that the United States would neither interfere with existing European colonies or European countries
  • Trail of Tears

    Given to the ethnic cleansing and forced relocation of Native American nations, following the Indian Removal Act
  • Texas Annexation

    Texas annexed into the U.S. in the year of 1845 organized by Sam Houston
  • Fort Sumter

    First shots fired starting the Civil War.
  • Treaty of Paris 1863

    A signing in which ended the French & Indian War.
  • Seige of Vicksburg

    The turning point in the Civil War. Cut off all communication for the Mississippi port.
  • Appomattox Court House

    This is where Robert E. Lee surrendered ending the Civil War.
  • Lincolns Assisnation

    On good Friday Lincoln attended a play and was shot in the back of the head.
  • Amendment 13

    It abolished slavery unless it was for a punishment do to a crime.
  • Andrew Jackson's Impeached

    The House of Represntatives recieved 10+ on articles of his crimes and crimes less than a felony.
  • Ammendment 14

    Gave slaves the rights to be a citizen of the United States.
  • Amendment 15

    Gave slaves the right to vote in the United States.