FOUNDING FATHERS, IMMIGRATION, INDUSTRIALIZATION, DISCRIMINATION, EARLY AMERICAN WARS, 1920's,1930's AND WWII TIMELINE

  • Massacre at Mystic

    Massacre at Mystic
    Connecticut colonists and other local native Indian tribes attack the great Pequot tribe and set fire at the Pequot Fort.
  • The Scalp Act

    The Scalp Act
    Governor Robert Morris enacted the Scalp Act that meant that anyone who brought a male scalp over the age of 12 was given 150 pieces of eight or 150 dollars. For females above 12, they were given 130 dollars.
  • THE BOSTON TEA PARTY

    THE BOSTON TEA PARTY
    The Boston Tea Party was an event in which Americans protest to the British for their "taxation without representation" and dumped 342 chests of tea that were imported by the British.
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    FOUNDING FATHERS/IMMIGRATION TIMESPAN

  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord
    These battles started the Revolutionary War, hundreds on British soldiers invaded the Boston area to Concord.
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    This is the first battle to kick off the Revolutionary war that had been building up for years between the british and the American Colonies.
  • The declaration of independence is signed

    The declaration of independence is signed
    The Declaration of Independence was primarily signed on 4th of July, but because of how Albany in New York hadn't given the authorization for the Independence, the last of the 13 colonies signed the declaration of Independence on August 2nd.
  • The Winter at Valley Forge

    The Winter at Valley Forge
    It was trial for the American army and for the 11,000 soldiers at Valley Forge, hundreds of those died from disease. And the ones who were suffering stuck together for loyalty to the Patriot in honor on Washington.
  • The Winter at Valley Forge

    The Winter at Valley Forge
    It was a great trial for the american army, 11000 troops were stationed at Valley Forge and in the winter hundreds died of disease, but they stuck together due to loyalty to the patriot.
  • Article of Confederation are Ratified

    Article of Confederation are Ratified
    The delegates decided that the Articles were a compromise with many flaws, however they believed that it was better than not having a formal national government.
  • Benedict Arnold turns traitor

    Benedict Arnold turns traitor
    Benedict Arnold entered secret negotiations with the British and revealed the U.S. post at West point in return for money and a command in the british army.
  • The Battle of Cowpens

    The Battle of Cowpens
    This battle was fought between the U.S forces led by General Daniel Morgan against the british troops in part of the Carolinas campaign.
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    The Battle of Yorktown

    The city of Yorktown, a place with land and sea Franco-American set up a trap for a great British army, forcing them to surrender. This trap resulted in military operations by the British to be stopped in the American Revolution.
  • The 3/5ths Compromise

    The 3/5ths Compromise
    The 3/5ths compromise states that a slaves vote counted as 3/5ths of a vote, implementing that a slave counts as 3/5ths of a person.
  • THE CONSTITUTION IS RATIFIED

    THE CONSTITUTION IS RATIFIED
    The ratification of the Constitution is when the constitution became the undisputed laws and rights, no person and/or government is above the Constitution from that moment on.
  • Presidential Inauguration of George Washington

    Presidential Inauguration of George Washington
    His inauguration occurred two months after him being named the President, he took an oath with his hand on the Bible and later kissed the bible. Livingston shouted to the New York streets: "Long live George Washington, President of the United States".
  • Washington’s Farewell Address

    Washington’s Farewell Address
    In his letter to "friends and citizens", Washington talked about not wanting a permanent president and change of power as a way to avoid being considered a "king".
  • THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

    THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON
    At age 67, George Washington, Americas first president passed away due to a throat infection, he was the commander in chief during the revolutionary war.
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    Election Day, 1800

    Former Vice-President Thomas Jefferson defeats former President John Adams and becomes the president of the United States, this election was the first peaceful transition of power.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    It was a case that reviewed the judicial rights, the acts of the power of the federal court and executive acting against the constitution.
  • Slave Trade Ends in the United States

    Slave Trade Ends in the United States
    This ended any importation of Slaves into the United States.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    General Harrison sent over 1000 American colonists to destroy leader Tecumseh and his tribes and ended the threat of an indian confederation.
  • The uss constitution defeats the hms guerriere

    The uss constitution defeats the hms guerriere
    This was a victory for the Americans in a battle between two ships (British and Americans) in the War of 1812.
  • The Battle of Baltimore

    The Battle of Baltimore
    This was a sea/land Battle in Maryland between the british and the americans which ended with the british commander dying.
  • the battle of new orleans

    the battle of new orleans
    This was Americas biggest land victory of this British American war led by General Andrew Jackson.
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    This compromise passed Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
  • The Election of Andrew Jackson

    The Election of Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson defeats John Adams of the Republican Party and is elected as a part of the Democratic Party.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    President Andrew Jackson signed a contract declaring to give land out West to the Indians in exchange for their land within existing state borders.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    16,000 Native Americans were marched over 1,200 miles of rough land. Over 4,000 of these Indians died of disease or battles on the road.
  • Nat Turner Rebellion

    Nat Turner Rebellion
    Nathan Turner was a slave who led a slave rebellion over the colonists which ed to over 200 black men and women's death.
  • The Battle of the Alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo
    This was a 13 day battle that was crucial in the Texas revolution, a battle between the mexicans and the americans.
  • Mexico loses California, New Mexico, and Arizona

    Mexico loses California, New Mexico, and Arizona
    The peace treaty was signed which made Mexico give up 55% of its territory to the Americans and ended the Mexican American War.
  • The Fugitive Slave Act

    The Fugitive Slave Act
    This act required that slaves returned to their owners, even if they were living in a free state.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott, a man who had lived in a free state and hadn't been entitled as a slave, the supreme court told him that he was not a citizen and therefore could not sue in a federal court.
  • Abraham Lincoln Elected President

    Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    This election represented divisions right before the civil war, and with 180 electoral votes, Abraham Lincoln was elected president.
  • South Carolina secedes from the United States

    South Carolina secedes from the United States
    South Carolina became the first state to separate itself from the Union after the Election of Abraham Lincoln.
  • The First Battle of Bull Run

    The First Battle of Bull Run
    Also known as the battle of Manassas, this was the first major battle in the American Civil War.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    As the US approached its third year in a bloody civil war, President Lincoln implemented the proclamation that stated "all people held as slaves are and henceforward shall be free".
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    This battle was fought around the town of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania in the Civil War between the Union and the Confederate forces.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    President Lincoln implements the 13th Amendment which frees all slaves across all states in the United States.
  • The Treaty at Appomattox Courthouse

    The Treaty at Appomattox Courthouse
    General Robert E. Lee surrenders himself and his army to the Union and ends the Civil War.
  • The Ku Klux Klan is Established

    The Ku Klux Klan is Established
    This racist based and white-america minded group was a terrorist hate group invented with the goal of implementing white supremacy across the united states.
  • The Dead Rabbits Riot

    The Dead Rabbits Riot
    A street fight between the Dead Rabbits and Bowery Boys turned into a civil-wide wae between the groups in New York city, lasting two days.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The 14th Amendment gave citizenship to all born and/or raised Americans including former slaves.
  • John D. Rockefeller Creates Standard Oil

    John D. Rockefeller Creates Standard Oil
    Rockefeller established standard oil which dominated the 1880's controlling 90% of the US's refineries and pipelines.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th amendment gave Americans the right to vote regardless of race or color.
  • Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone
    Alexander was the first to build a successful model of the telephone and it is said that his first message was given to his assistant.
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn
    Native American army troops defeat Colonel Custer in southern Montana as the biggest win for Native Americans versus the colonists.
  • The Great Oklahoma Land Race

    The Great Oklahoma Land Race
    It was the first run in exploring over 2 million acres of previous Indian territory now being distributed among Americans.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Battle of Wounded Knee
    This battle led to the death of 150 to 300 Lakota Indians by United States Army troops in the area of Wounded Knee Creek in southwestern South Dakota.
  • Ellis Island Opens to Process Immigrants

    Ellis Island Opens to Process Immigrants
    Ellis Island is a place located in New York city in which immigrants have to go through in order to legally immigrate in the United States.
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  • plessy vs. ferguson

    plessy vs. ferguson
    This was a Supreme Court case that ruled the segregation as legal, as long as equal rights were provided for both races.
  • The sinking of the USS Maine

    The sinking of the USS Maine
    A likely explosion due to the internal issues on the boat caused the destruction of the USS Maine, yet the American press blamed the Spanish which led to the Spanish American war.
  • The Wizard of Oz (Book) is Published

    The Wizard of Oz (Book) is Published
    The Wizard of Oz was a revolutionary book for its critical point of view of the government and political situation in America during the 20th century. Dorothy, represents the nobility of middle America; the Tin Man is industry, the Scarecrow is agriculture
  • J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel

    J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel
    J.P. Morgan merged many steel companies to find a U.S steel company worth 482 million dollars.
  • Teddy Roosevelt Becomes President of the United States

    Teddy Roosevelt Becomes President of the United States
    Roosevelt assumed the job as president after the assassination of William McKinley, he was criticized for becoming president because of his radical ways but would later become considered as one of America's greatest presidents.
  • Ford Motor Company is Founded

    Ford Motor Company is Founded
    The Ford automobile created by Henry Ford was the first known automobile created by and American.
  • Ida Tarbell Publishes Her Article About Standard Oil

    Ida Tarbell Publishes Her Article About Standard Oil
    Ida Tarbell wrote an article criticizing the standard oil company saying: "You could argue its existence from its effects, but you could not prove it". Implementing that the standard oil could be inexistent.
  • The 16th Amendment is Passed

    The 16th Amendment is Passed
    The Government implemented a federal income tax, mandatory of 3 percent of all whose income is over 800 dollars.
  • Angel Island Opens to Process Immigrants

    Angel Island Opens to Process Immigrants
    Similar to Ellis Island, Angel Island opened up in the San Francisco bay area as an alternative for immigrants to be asserted into America legally, from 1910 to 1940, over 500,000 immigrants went through Angel Island.
  • The 17th Amendment is Passed

    The 17th Amendment is Passed
    The 17th amendment modified the constitution and passed the citizen voting for the US senators.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti arrested for armed robbery and murder

    Sacco and Vanzetti arrested for armed robbery and murder
    This was a case where the two men were charged with murder and was a miscarriage of justice in American legal history, as they convicted the men on a doubtful ballistics basis.
  • KDKA goes on the air from Pittsburgh

    KDKA goes on the air from Pittsburgh
    This was the first ever commercial broadcast, and it was mentioning the results of the Harding vs Cox election.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    This was a bribery scandal involving the then president Warren G. Harding.
  • 1st Miss American Pageant

    1st Miss American Pageant
    The then called "Inter-City Beauty" was the first ever miss american pageant with the winner being Margaret Gorman who is the first ever Miss America.
  • 1st Winter Olympics Held

    1st Winter Olympics Held
    In 1924, the first winter Olympics were held in Chamonix in the French Alps.
  • J.Edgar Hoover Becomes Head of the FBI

    J.Edgar Hoover Becomes Head of the FBI
    J. Edgar Hoover was director of the FBI for nearly 50 years until his death, and he was known for his "secret files" which allegedly contained secret information and "dirt" on criminals and politicians.
  • The Great Gatsby published by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    The Great Gatsby published by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    This book was published during the Jazz era in New York and the book talked about the story of Jay Gatsby, a millionaire, and his love for Daisy Buchanan, his childhood love.
  • Mein Kampf is published

    Mein Kampf is published
    This book was a autobiography made by Adolf Hitler in which he explained his political beliefs and his plans for Germany.
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    Scopes Monkey Trial
    This is also known as John Scopes vs State of Tennessee trial, where a high school teacher was convicted for teaching his students Darwin's theory of evolution.
  • Charles Lindberg completes solo flight across the Atlantic

    Charles Lindberg completes solo flight across the Atlantic
    This was the first ever attempted solo flight across oceans as Charles Lindbergh flew from New York to Paris in 1927.
  • The Jazz Singer debuts (1st movie with sound)

    The Jazz Singer debuts (1st movie with sound)
    This was the first commercially successful movie with sound and it debuted in the Blue Mouse Theater in Seattle.
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    This event in 1929 occurred where 7 men of a local Chicago gang were lined up and shot dead by the Chicago North Side Gang as a way to eliminate "competition" in the crime world of New York, a famous member of the North Side Gang was al Capone.
  • Black Tuesday (Stock Market Crash)

    Black Tuesday (Stock Market Crash)
    Also known as the Wall Street Crash, on this day stock prices completely collapsed and 16 million shares on the New York Stock exchange in a single day.
  • Stock Market Crash Begins Great Depression

    Stock Market Crash Begins Great Depression
    This expected day is when the stock market collapsed due to people buying too many stocks on margin and credit which led to people not having money which ignited the great depression.
  • The Dust Bowl Begins

    The Dust Bowl Begins
    In 1930 began the Dust Bowl or the "dirty Thirties", which led to many american families in urban countries lingered due to a severe drought as well as dust storms all throughout the midwest.
  • 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 on march 3rd and the president Herbert Hoover approved the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem on March 4th.
  • The Empire State Building Opens

    The Empire State Building Opens
    In 1931 the president then Herbert Hoover decides to open and inaugurate the Empire State Building by pressing a button from the White House to turn the New York building's light on.
  • Adolf Hitler Become Chancellor of Germany

    Adolf Hitler Become Chancellor of Germany
    Adolf Hitler is elected Chancellor of germany after many electoral victories by the Nazi Party, he ruled germany until his death by suicide in April 1945.
  • Franklin Roosevelt is Elected President (1st Time)

    Franklin Roosevelt is Elected President (1st Time)
    Franklin Roosevelt is elected and becomes the United States's 32nd president. And he is now known for being the only president to serve more than 2 terms.
  • CCC is Created

    CCC is Created
    The CCC or Civilian Conservation Corps was a part of Roosevelt's New DEal legislation it was a program designed to combat high unemployment rate by giving young men a place to work.
  • WPA is Created

    WPA is Created
    The WPA or Work Progress Association was a project from FDR's New Deal program, as a way to help get the US's financial status back to pre-Great Depression. The WPA was later shut down in 1943.
  • J.J. Braddock Wins Heavyweight Boxing Title

    J.J. Braddock Wins Heavyweight Boxing Title
    In 1935, JJ Braddock captured the Heavyweight title as a 10-1 underdog at Madison Square Garden.
  • Olympic Games in Berlin

    Olympic Games in Berlin
    This was the 10th occurance of the Olympic games, and was a very high tense political atmosphere due to the Nazi Party in Germany and later Germany were heavily accused of boycotting the competition.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    Kristallnacht or "night of broken glass" was a two day event in which Nazi authorities in germany in which Jews were carried out by Nazi authorities which was the first act against jews by Germany.
  • Grapes of Wrath is Published

    Grapes of Wrath is Published
    The grapes of Wrath was a book by John Steinbeck which highlighted the Great Depression and who was mainly at fault for causing the economic crisis.
  • Wizard of Oz Premiers in Movie Theaters

    Wizard of Oz Premiers in Movie Theaters
    Premiering in 1939, this tory became one of the most loved movies in the history to this day, and is still very popular around america and the entire world.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    This was an attack by the Nazi Party by Germany by invading Poland which sparked the beginning of World War II.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    Germany bombed Great Britain in hopes of destroying their airforce in order to invade them.
  • The Four Freedoms Speech

    The Four Freedoms Speech
    Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his four freedoms speech which was basically alarming the US that they'd be soon joining the World War, the freedoms mentioned were: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.
  • The Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    The Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    This was an attack by the Japanese army against the United States where japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor located in Hawaii.
  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
    This was a key battle for the Allies to gain dominance over the Pacific in WWII as it crushed the hoes of the Japanese attacking the United States.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
    The Germans attack the Soviets in the city of Stalingrad in what is known as perhaps the bloodiest battle in history, as Germany failed to invade and win Southern Russia.
  • The Battle of Kursk

    The Battle of Kursk
    Another failed attack by the Germans in the The Soviet Union to try and conquer western Russia.
  • The Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge
    This was Hitler and Germany's last attempt at turning the tide in Europe, again unsuccessful as 120000 of their men died.
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima
    It is a battle during WWII in which the United States Marine Corps invaded Iwo Jima and took over what once belonged to the Japanese army who of their 21 thousand soldiers, 200 died before eventually losing the battle.
  • The Battle of Okinawa

    The Battle of Okinawa
    This fight between the US and Japanese forces caused over 100000 deaths of civilians in Okinawa. the Allies won the battle and occupied Okinawa.