• 1444

    The role of Slavery

    The role of Slavery
    Most civilizations have practiced some sort of slavery. There were many different countries that traded slaveys among each other and even had routes on how to get the slave's from one country to the next.
  • 1492

    Columbian Exchange

    Columbian Exchange
    As the europeans thrived across the world they bought with them plants, animals and diseases that changed live and landscapes on both sides of the world. These exchanges between the two sides of world became known as the Columbian Exchange.
  • 1500

    Portuguese Exploration

    Portuguese Exploration
    Portugal's Prince Henry the Navigator spearheaded his country's exploration of Africa and the Atlantic in the 1400s. This allowed the Portuguese mariners to be able to navigate an eastward route to Africa.
  • The Anglo-Powhatan Wars

    The Anglo-Powhatan Wars
    It was the first Anglo-Powhatan war which resulted from the English colonists that intruded onto the Powhatan. Also, from the English colonists refusing to follow cultural protocol by giving gifts
  • The Introduction of Disease

    With the exchanging that occurred across the world it bought life changing diseases. Epidemics claimed the lives of 75 percent of the native people.
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    Creating wealth for the Empire remained a primary goal and England attempted to gain better control of trade with the American colonies. The mercantilist policies by which it tired to achieve the control became know as the Navigation Act.
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania became the geographic center of British Colonia America. Charles the second gave the largest proprietary colony in the Americas on William Penn to Pay a debt he owed to the Penn family.
  • The Glorious Revolution

    The Glorious Revolution
    In England the Whigs worked to depose of James and they succeeded. Then, this revolution spilled into the colonies where Bostonians overthrew the government.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The British soldiers and the Bostonians conflict turned deadly in 1770. A crowd of Bostonians started throwing things at British soldiers which turned into a big fight.
  • Boston Tea Party

    A group of Son's of Liberty dumped all the tea into the harbor from three ships. This costed around one million dollars in todays dollars.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The continental Congress met in Philadelphia and agreed to cut ties with Great Britain. This was setting America free from Great Britain.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    An uprising in western Massachusetts in opposition to high taxes and economic conditions. The people fought against the government.
  • The French Revolution

    The French Revolution
    Sought to completely change the relationship between the rulers and those they governed and to redefine the nature of political power.
  • The Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights
    Many Americans opposed the 1787 constitution because it was heavy on the centralized power. Therefor, the congress approved the bill of rights that listed ten amendments to protect the citizens.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The United States bought the Louisiana territory from France for 15 million dollars. This enhance the work for framers with all the land bought.
  • The War of 1812

    The War of 1812
    With the British restriction trade of the U.S and America' desire to expand its territory. The United States took on the greatest naval power in the world, the Great Britain
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Congress allowed Missouri and Maine to enter the union. Maine being a free state and Missouri being a slave state.
  • Mexican-American War

    Mexican-American War
    The Untied States started a war with Mexico because they wanted the Rio Grande to be the border between them. Mexico saw this as the United States invading their nation.
  • Civil War

    The North and the South fought over the freedom of the slaves.
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    A network of northern White and free Black people who helped people of color escapes and provide safe housing and passage from South.