U.S history timeline

  • massacre at mystic

    massacre at mystic
    its when the Englishman attacked the indians at their fort and killed almost if not all of them
  • the scalp act

    the scalp act
    this was Anyone who brought in a male scalp above age of 12 would be given 150 pieces of eight
  • The battle of Yorktown

    The battle of Yorktown
    The culmination of the Yorktown campaign, the siege proved to be the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in the North American region, as the surrender by Cornwallis, and the capture of both him and his army, prompted the British government to negotiate an end to the conflict
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists objected to the Tea Act because they believed that it violated their rights as Englishmen to "no taxation without representation", that is, to be taxed only by their own elected representatives and not by a British parliament in which they were not represented
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    this battled helped kick off the American Revolutionary War
  • The signing of the Declaration of Independance

    The signing of the Declaration of Independance
    The lack of a unified national government, the absence of a single authority over interstate or foreign commerce, and the failure to include any provisions for generating revenue would have doomed the new nation.
  • the winter at valley forge

    the winter at valley forge
    it was a very severe winter and hundreds soldiers dies from diseases
    and others suffered from illness
  • beniditct arnold turns trator

    beniditct arnold turns trator
    he made secret negotiations with the british behind americas back
  • the battle of cowpens

    the battle of cowpens
    this battle was caused by the campaign in the Carolinas as a result it was faught between U.S. forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan and British forces under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton
  • Article of Confederation are Ratified

    Article of Confederation are Ratified
    The Articles of Confederation begin: “To all to whom these Present shall come, we the undersigned Delegates of the States” By contrast, the Constitution begins: “We the People of the United Statesdo ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”
  • the 3/5th compromise

    the 3/5th compromise
    this is when anyone who has slaves would get taxes for them and the slaves where counted as 3/5ths of a person
  • Presidential Inauguration of George Washington

    Presidential Inauguration of George Washington
    With this inauguration, the executive branch of the United States government officially began operations under the new frame of government established by the 1787 Constitution.
  • The Constitution is Ratified

    The Constitution is Ratified
    Until the new Constitution was ratified, the country was governed by the Articles of Confederation.
  • Washington’s Farewell Address

    Washington’s Farewell Address
    George Washington advised American citizens to view themselves as a cohesive unit and avoid political parties and issued a special warning to be wary of attachments and entanglements with other nations
  • George Washingtons Death

    George Washingtons Death
    Washington freed his slaves
  • Election Day, 1800

    Election Day, 1800
    Adams had narrowly defeated Jefferson in the 1796 election. Under the rules of the electoral system that were in place prior to the 1804 ratification of the 12th Amendment, each member of the Electoral College cast two votes, with no distinction made between electoral votes for president and electoral votes for vice president.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    Thomas Jefferson was sworn in and became the third President of the United States. As soon as he was able, Jefferson instructed his new Secretary of State, James Madison, to withhold the undelivered appointments.[12] In Jefferson's opinion, the commissions were void because they had not been delivered in time.[5] Without the commissions, the appointees were unable to assume the offices and duties to which they had been appointed.
  • Slave Trade Ends in the United States

    Slave Trade Ends in the United States
    this is when slave trade actually ended in the united states
  • the battle of tippecanoe

    the battle of tippecanoe
    this was a war fought between american soldiers and native american warriors
  • the uss constitution beats the hms guerriere

    the uss constitution beats the hms guerriere
    the uss constitution was an american ship that went into battle with the HMS guerriere which was a british ship and the uss constitution won the battle
  • The battle of Baltimore

    The battle of Baltimore
    it was fought between the americans and british invaders
  • the battle of new orleans

    the battle of new orleans
    the british wanted to capture new orleans and seperate it from the rest of the united states. the united states was lead by future president andrew jackson
  • Missouri compromise

    Missouri compromise
    Missouri Compromise drew a line from east to west dividing the nation into competing halves one half was free states the other was slave states.
  • the election of andrew jackson

    the election of andrew jackson
    the election was between Andrew Jackson and john Quincy Adams
  • the indian removal act

    the indian removal act
    this was when the english removed the indians for their land
  • trail of tears

    trail of tears
    this was the rail the indians took when the got removed from their homes
  • nat turner rebellion

    nat turner rebellion
    he was an enslaved man who lead a rebellion of slaves
  • The battle of the Alamo

    The battle of the Alamo
    this is when Mexico wants to take texas back from the americans it took place during the texas revolution
  • mexico looses new mexico, california, arazona

    mexico looses new mexico, california, arazona
    the Mexican- american war caused Mexico to lose land to the united states. the united states made Mexico surrender and paid them $15,000
  • the fugitive slave act

    the fugitive slave act
    The act required that slaves be returned to their owners, even if they were in a free state.
  • dred scott decision

    dred scott decision
    it was when a black man wanted freedom and they denied him
  • the dead rabbits riot

    the dead rabbits riot
  • teddy Roosevelt becomes president

    teddy Roosevelt becomes president
  • South Carolina secedes from the United States

    South Carolina secedes from the United States
    this is when south carolina secedes from the union. this caused the outbreak of the american civil war
  • abraham lincoln becomes president

    abraham lincoln becomes president
  • The battle of bull run

    The battle of bull run
    this was the first major battle of the american civil war
  • emancipation proclamation

    emancipation proclamation
    it was when the slaves where freed
  • The battle of Gettysburg

    The battle of Gettysburg
    this battle was fought in Gettysburg Pennsylvania it was fought by the union and confederate forces
  • 13th amendment

    13th amendment
    it was the amendment that fully ended slavery
  • The Treaty at Appomattox Courthouse

    The Treaty at Appomattox Courthouse
    this is known to be associates with the final battle of the civil war this is when general robert lee surrenders to union lieutenant general ulysses
  • the ku klux klan was founded

    the ku klux klan was founded
  • 14th amendement

    14th amendement
    this made everyone who was born in the united states considered a u.s citizen
  • john d. Rockefeller creates standard oil

    john d. Rockefeller creates standard oil
  • 15 amendement

    15 amendement
    the 15th amendement this granted african american men the right to vote
  • the battle of little bighorn

    the battle of little bighorn
    this was when different indian tribes fought for land
  • the great Oklahoma land race

    the great Oklahoma land race
  • battle of wounded knee

    battle of wounded knee
    this was the battle between americans and indians
  • ellis island opens

    ellis island opens
  • plessy vs. ferguson

    plessy vs. ferguson
    this was the case about the different but equal races
  • the sinking of the USS Maine

    the sinking of the USS Maine
    there was an explosion that is unknown that caused the ship to sink
  • Wizard of oz was published

    Wizard of oz was published
  • j.p morgan founded u.s steel

    j.p morgan founded u.s steel
  • ford motor company founded

    ford motor company founded
  • Ida Tarbell published her article on standard oil

    Ida Tarbell published her article on standard oil
  • the 16th amendement

    the 16th amendement
    this amendement gave the government the right to tax the people
  • angel island opens

    angel island opens
  • the 16th amendment was passed

    the 16th amendment was passed
  • the 17th amendment was passed

    the 17th amendment was passed
  • Sacco and Vanzetti arrested for armed robbery and murder

    Sacco and Vanzetti arrested for armed robbery and murder
  • KDKA goes on air from Pittsburgh

    KDKA goes on air from Pittsburgh
  • teapot dome scandal

    teapot dome scandal
    this is an oil bribery scandal that happened in teapot dome
  • First miss america pageant

    First miss america pageant
  • First winter olympics

    First winter olympics
  • scopes monkey trial

    scopes monkey trial
    it was an american legal case with a gym teacher from Tennessee
  • The Great Gatsby is published

    The Great Gatsby is published
  • Charels Lindberg complets flight a crossed atlantic

    Charels Lindberg complets flight a crossed atlantic
    he completes a 24 hour flight across the atlantic and gets an award for it
  • The Jazz Singer debuts (1st movie with sound)

    The Jazz Singer debuts (1st movie with sound)
    the first movie with sound debuts and it is called a talkie
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    Chicago's north side erupted in gang violence
  • black Tuesday

    black Tuesday
    this is when the stock market crashed
  • The Adoption of the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem

    The Adoption of the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem
    the senate passed the bill then the president signed it
  • The empire state building opened

    The empire state building opened
  • battle of the phillipines

    battle of the phillipines
    this was also called the fall of the phillipines. this battle was to counter the american invasion on spain