Native American Timeline

  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus sets off for the new world

    Christopher Columbus sets off for the new world
    Christopher Columbus sets off for the new world with three ships, Nina, Pinta and santa Maria. The fight between Native Americans is soon to start when the pilgrims arrive.
  • Aug 10, 1519

    Hernan Cortes conquered the Aztecs

    Hernan Cortes conquered the Aztecs
    Hernan Cortes was a spanish conquistador who led an expedition which caused the aztecs to fall. He also gained a lot of land for mexico
  • Aug 10, 1552

    Bartolome de Las Casas Criticizes the Spanish

    Bartolome de Las Casas Criticizes the Spanish
    Bartolome de las Casas was a spanish historian. He wrote a piece called "A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies" that criticized the spanish
  • Founding of Jamestown

    Founding of Jamestown
    After the colony of Ocracoke failed soon after Jamestown became the first settled colony. Jamestown was the first british empire
  • King Philip's war started

    King Philip's war started
    KIng Phillip's war started when Wampanoag warriors raided the Swansee settlement
  • Bacon’s Rebellion

    Bacon’s Rebellion
    Bacon's rebellion started when the Virginia settlement led by Nathaniel Bacon rebelled against Governor William Berkeley. They rebelled against him because he disregard the colonists safety.
  • King Philip's war ended

    King Philip's war ended
    King Philip was assasinated at mount pope which ended the war
  • French and Indian war started

    French and Indian war started
    This war was fought between the british and france accompanied by the indians.
  • French and Indian war ended

    French and Indian war ended
    The french and indian war was very costly for both sides who fought
  • Pontiac’s War

    Pontiac’s War
    Pontiacs war was started because of a loose confederation and people were still upset about the british post war policies
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This proclamation was made by King George III after the end of the French and Indian war and prohibited the settlement past the appalachian mountains
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian war signed by King George III and three american representatives
  • Treaty of Greenville

    Treaty of Greenville
    The treaty of greeneville or better kown as a treaty of peace helped to mend the relationships between Americans and the Native Americans called the Wyandots
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The lousiana purchase was made between America and France and expanded American territory
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Lewis and clark after the purchase from France exlored the northwest with the help of sacagawea.
  • Tecumseh and The Prophet

    Tecumseh and The Prophet
    Tecumseh was the an indian political leader and a war chief. He led a political religious movement that led to the settlement of prophetstown
  • Creek War

    Creek War
    The Creek War or also known as the Red Stick War ended in 1814. The Creek war was a war fought between the europeans and the united states in Alabama and the gulf coast.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was a law passed by congres to move reservations west of the Mississippi
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Worcester v. Georgia was a supreme court case ruling that non-native Americans couldn't be on the reserved land without a license.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The trail of tears is a path of which Native Americans traveled to move into reservations. Some of the tribes include Cherokees, Seminoles, Chickasaws, Choctaws, and the Creeks.
  • Oregon Trail

    Oregon Trail
    The Oregan Trail started in Missouri and ended in Oregon. The Oregon trial was used as a migration and trade route.
  • Gold discovered in California

    Gold discovered in California
    In 1849 the gold rush in California caused many people to move in search of finding gold. This caused the migration of people to shift.
  • Passage of the Homestead Act

    Passage of the Homestead Act
    The homestead act was an act to gain western passgae and settlement.
  • Sand Creek Massacre

    Sand Creek Massacre
    The Sand Creek Massacre was a surprise attack against disarmed Cheyenne Indian tribe in southeastern Colorado by 675 United States troops
  • Diminished Buffalo Herds

    Diminished Buffalo Herds
    Buffalo use cto roam the lands but as the increase for fur and meat needed for settlement the buffalo started to become scarce.
  • Gold in the Black Hills, and the Ft. Laramie Treaty

    Gold in the Black Hills, and the Ft. Laramie Treaty
    The Laramie treaty or also known as the Sioux treaty was a treaty between the United States and the Oglala, Miniconjou, and Brule bands of Lakota people, Yanktonai Dakota and the Arapaho Nation
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn
    Battle of Little Big Horn or Custer's Last Srand was a win for the Sioux and the death of over two hundred American troops.
  • Nez Perce War

    Nez Perce War
    The Nezz Perce and a few other tribes against the united states.