Final Project

  • 1492

    Spanish exploration

    Spanish exploration
    The beginning of the exploration of America
  • 1500


    Approval from the Spanish crown to allow settlers to force labor from the Indians
  • 1517

    Religious Upheavals

    Religious Upheavals
    The era of the protestant revolution and Martin Luther
  • Powhatan war

    Powhatan war
    Wars between early English settlers and the Powhatan Indians
  • The First Great Awakening

    Spirituality came back into the public conscience strongly
  • Stono Rebellion

    Stono Rebellion
    Slave rebellion in the southern colonies
  • French & Indian War

    French & Indian War
    Known as the seven years war, this was a conflict between Britain and France in America
  • Stamp Act

    The British government imposing a tax on printed good in the colonies
  • Boston massacre

    Boston massacre
    British soldiers killed multiple Americans due to tensions growing
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    American patriots throwing crates of tea into the water as protest
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Delegates from 12 colonies came together to discuss the future
  • Lexington & Concord

    This is where the first shots of the revolutionary war were fired
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    Declaring that America would become a separate nation from Britain
  • Treaty Of Paris

    Treaty Of Paris
    Secures the 13 colonies as American states and ends the war
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The first ten amendments to the constitution
  • XYZ Affair

    Unofficial war between France and the U.S labeled as the quasi war
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The purchasing of the Louisiana territory by the U.S
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Fights that occurred in Kansas between pro and anti slave Americans
  • Dred Scott v Sanford

    Dred Scott v Sanford
    Court case that decided descendants of slaves were not citizens
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    Tensions finally come to a head and America goes to war with itself