Hiistory Timeline

  • Oct 11, 1442

    Colombus "discovers " America

    Colombus "discovers " America
    On October 12,1442 Christopher Colombus sailed the Alantic Ocean hoping to find india but instead stumbled upon America. He assumed he has reached India and named the Native Americans Indians. He was going to India to look for gold and jewels for the Queen of England.
  • Period: Oct 12, 1442 to


  • Jamestown

    The Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery, carrying 105 passengers, one of whom died during the voyage, departed from England in December 1606 and reached the Virginia coast in late April 1607. The expedition was led by Captain Christopher Newport. Jamestown was the first settlement of the Virginia Colony, founded in 1607, and served as capital of Virginia until 1699, when the seat of government was moved to Williamsburg.
  • Mayflower

    The Mayflower was built before 1606 no one knows the excect date exact date. The ship built by John Vasalt. The captin of the ship was a English man named Christopher Jones. No one knows who the pilgrims were event exactly but we do know there were 35 pilgrims and 66 colonist. The Mayflower left England because the pilgrims wanted to go to a place where they can practice religion without fear of punishment from the goverment.
  • Purtans

    The Puritans were a group of people who grew discontent in the Church of England and worked towards religious, moral and social reforms. The Puritans believed that the Bible was God's true law, and that it provided a plan for living. The Puritans were not religiously free in England, particularly when Charles I ascended to the throne. The Puritans arrived in America on September 11, 2013. When the Puritans arrived in America they settled in Massachusetts Bay, New England.
  • End of French-Indian War

    End of French-Indian War
    The French-Indian ended on Feburary 10 , 1763 on the signing of the Treaty of Paris. In the Signing the Treaty of Paris, France lost all claims to Canada and gave Louisiana to Spain, while Britain received Spanish Florida and others.The Treaty of Paris, often called the Peace of Paris, or the Treaty of 1763, was signed on 10 February 1763, by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    The American Revolution was a political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break from the British Empire, combining to become the United States. The war began as a disagreement over the way in which Great Britain treated the colonies versus the way the colonies felt they should be treated. In 1783, the Treaty of Paris ended the war and recognized the sovereignty of the United States over the territory bounded by Canada
  • Declaration of independence

    Declaration of independence
    The Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the 13 American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire. Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument.56 delegates to the Second Continent signed
  • Bill of Rights/ Constitution adopted and Washington inuagration

    Bill of Rights/ Constitution adopted and Washington inuagration
    The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.the Bill of Rights is actually a joint resolution of the House and Senate proposing twelve amendments to the Constitution. The final number of accepted amendments was ten, and those became known as the Bill of Rights.The first inauguration of George Washington as the first president of the United States took place on April 30, 1789.The inauguration marked the commencement of the first four-ye
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    On April 30, 1803 the nation of France sold 828,000 square miles (2,144,510 square km) of land west of the Mississippi River to the young United States of America in a treaty commonly known as the Louisiana Purchase. President Thomas Jefferson, in one of his greatest achievements, more than doubled the size of the United States at a time when the young nation's population growth was beginning to quicken.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States on the one side, and on the other Great Britain, its colonies and its Indian allies in North America. The outcome resolved many issues which remained from the American War of Independence, but involved no boundary changes. The United States declared war in 1812 for several reasons, including trade restrictions brought about by Britain's continuing war with France,