History

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In History
  • 1440

    Invention of the Printing Press

    Invention of the Printing Press
    Knowledge is power and the printing press allowed knowledge to be passed on faster than any point before this
  • 1482

    Ferdinand and Isabella

    Ferdinand and Isabella
    Ferdinand and Isabella completed the Reconquista with a war against the Emirate of Granada that started in 1482 and ended with Granada's surrender in 1492
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus discovers America

    Christopher Columbus discovers America
    Columbus while sailing for an alternative to the silk road accidentally discovers America. who knew messing up could be that impactful
  • 1492

    Ferdinand and Isabella

    Ferdinand and Isabella
    Ferdinand and Isabella completed the Reconquista with a war against the Emirate of Granada that started in 1482 and ended with Granada's surrender in 1492. End
  • The Great Epidemic

    The Great Epidemic
    Colonists coming to the Americas brought over smallpox and infected many Native Americans
  • Slavery begins

    Slavery begins
    First slaves arrive in Virginia. They had deals to work for a certain time period and be rewarded with land
  • Freedom of worship

    Freedom of worship
    Roger Williams founded Providence
  • Immigration

    Immigration
    The Dutch West India Company announces that Jews were permitted to emigrate to and live in New Amsterdam
  • King Phillips War

    King Phillips War
    The Native Americans last effort to stop English settlement on their lands
  • Freedom of the press

    Freedom of the press
    Protects the right to obtain and publish information or opinions without government censorship or fear of punishment
  • The Boston tea party

    The Boston tea party
    The political protest against the cruel British taxes
  • Declaring Independence

    Declaring Independence
    The 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain on this day
  • The Battle of Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga
    The crucial turning point in the Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    British acknowledged the sovereignty of the American colonies
  • Shays’ Rebellion

    Shays’ Rebellion
    An armed uprising in Western Massachusetts and Worcester in response to a debt crisis
  • The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution
    The transitions to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the United States
  • The Election of 1800

    The Election of 1800
    Democratic-Republican Thomas Jefferson defeated Federalist John Adams by a margin of seventy-three to sixty-five electoral votes in the presidential election
  • Marbury v. Madison

  • Transportation Revolution

  • Expanding Suffrage

  • The Second Great Awakening

  • Abolition

  • The Communication Revolution

  • Baseball

  • The Mexican War

  • The Homestead Act

  • The Battle of Antietam

  • The 14th Amendment

  • The Tet Offensive

  • The National Parks

  • Ending Reconstruction

  • Custer

  • Haymarket

  • War with Spain

  • Spanish-American war

  • The Great Migration

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • The Second Transportation Revolution

  • Hookworm

  • The 19th Amendment

  • The Year of Upheaval

  • The New Deal

  • The Manhattan Project

  • The Battle of Midway

  • Suburbanization

  • The Berlin Airlift and the Cold War

  • The Birth of Television

  • The Pill

  • Civil Rights

  • The Birth of Environmentalism

  • Watergate

  • The Personal Computer

  • The End of the Cold War

  • 9/11