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  • First Permanent English Settlement Settles at Plymouth, MA

    First Permanent English Settlement Settles at Plymouth, MA
    More information about Plymoth MA The first permanent English settlement sailed from the United Kingdom trying to find religious freedom. After about a week exploring Cape Cod they finally landed at a place in what is now Plymouth Massachusetts. But by the early 1700's many more colonies had sprung up in the 13 states we now call the eastern USA. Plymouth is still remembered.
  • Roger Williams visits the Narragansett Indians

    Roger Williams visits the Narragansett Indians
    more information In 1636 Roger Williams came to visit the Narragansett Indians' chief. He came to get to know them and to try and work together. This happened in what we now call Rhode Island.
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  • Native Americans' Attack on English Settlers

    Native Americans' Attack on English Settlers
    more infomation In 1675 the Natives from Massachusetts attacked the English Settlers. The Narrangasett Indians were mad at losing their land to the English Settlers. They got other Native Americans to help. Many Narrangasett were killed in battle. (Exact day not avalible)
  • The Start of the American Revolution

    The Start of the American Revolution
    more infornation about The Start of The American Revolution The first shots of the American Revolution were fired in Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • The Declaration of Independence is Signed

    The Declaration of Independence is Signed
    More Information The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Declaration of Independence was marked as the beginning of America. John Adams helped write this document. along with many other important people.
  • The Founding Fathers Write the US Constitution

    The Founding Fathers Write the US Constitution
    more infomation US constitution It was after the Declaration of Independence was signed when the founding fathers decided to write The US Constitution. Delegates came and met in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania and wrote the US Constitution and signed the US Constitution.
  • Washington DC Becomes The Nation's Capital

    Washington DC Becomes The Nation's Capital
    More information Washington DC became the nation's capital in 1800 after Philadelphia and New York. New York was the capital between 1789 and the 1790. Philidelphia was the capital between 1790 through 1800.
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    Waves of Immigrants Travel to the United States

    more information about waves of immigrants travel to theUnited States Many Immigrants came to America seeking greater economy opportunity and religious freedom. Also immigrants came to America to look for a better job. All the city's in the Northeast had industries that were looking for workers.
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  • Waves of Immigration to the United States Begin

    Waves of Immigration to the United States Begin
    From 1820 - 1860 most immigrants to the US were from Great Britain, Ireland, and Germany. From 1860 - 1890 many immigrants came from Scandinavia. From 1890 - 1910 many of the immigrants came from southern and eastern Europe.
  • The Opening of Erie Canal

    The Opening of Erie Canal
    more information about Erie Canal The Erie Canal linked Lake Erie to the Hudson River and New York City. The Erie Canal has a song and story. The Erie Canal was started in 1817 and completely done in 1825. Steamboats traveled through the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal is located in New York state.
  • Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

    Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

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    In Philadelphia during 1833, abolitionists met to form the American Anti-Slavery society. Three important abolitionists were William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, and Sojourer Truth. (no exact date was available)
  • First Womens Rights Convention

    First Womens Rights Convention
    More information The first Women's Rights Convention took place in 1848. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott organized the convention. The convention took place in Seneca Falls, New York. One of the leaders was Susan B. Anthony. In 1920, seventy-two years after the Seneca Falls Convention, the 19th Ammendment gave women the right to vote. (no exact date was available)
  • The End of Civil War

    The End of Civil War
    more information about Civil War In 1865 the north won the CIVIL WAR. Slavery ended and the southern states surrendered.
  • Andrew Carnegie Opens First Steel Mills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Andrew Carnegie Opens First Steel Mills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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    Andrew Carnegie brought a new steel-making process to Pittsburgh. The steel industry brought many jobs and money to Pittsburgh. It was soon known as the "Steel City". (no exact date was available)
  • Rhode Island sells land that belonged to the Narragansett Indians

    Rhode Island sells land that belonged to the Narragansett Indians
    more information The state of Rhode Island sold land that belonged to the Narragansett Indians without permission. The Narragansett fought back for their land but lost. The Narragansett split up. Some went to Canada, some went to other tribes, and some stayed on their homeland. (No exact date was available)
  • Ellis Island Opens

    Ellis Island Opens
    When the immigrants got to Ellis Island they had a check-up. Then they would have their legal inspection. If they could stay they would go to the kissing post, where they would meet their friends or family. If they couldn't they would be sent back. (no exact date found)
  • 19th Amendment Passed

    19th Amendment Passed
    more information Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the first women's rigths convention. Susan B. Anthony was one of the leaders of the women's rights movement. The convention took place in 1848. After many years of giving speeches, parading, and protesting they finally got to vote.
  • The Empire State Building opens

    The Empire State Building opens
    more information The Empire State Building opened in New York, New York on May 1, 1931 President Hoover pressed a button to switch on the lights of the Empire State building and it officially opened.
  • Ellis Island Closes

    Ellis Island Closes
    On November 12, 1954 Ellis Island closed its doors. Many immigrants came to America through Ellis Island.
  • The state of Rhode Island returns land to the narrangansett indians

    The state of Rhode Island returns land to the narrangansett indians
    more information about the Narrangansett Indians After a hundred years, the state of Rhode Island gave the Narragansett indians some of their land back. (no exact date availible)