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Sabina US History

By 15smiah
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus Landing in the New World

    Columbus Landing in the New World
    In 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered the New World. From Spain, he was planning to land in India and he thought he landed in India but landed in North America in search of gold. Gold meant everything to tthe Spanish. They would do anything for it.
  • Oct 13, 1492

    Spain on a Gold Finding Frenzy

    Spain on a Gold Finding Frenzy
    Spain was very determined to find gold no matter what. The Natives there were very genorous, giving and gave everything but gold because there wasn't any. Columbus set up mines fo Natives to find gold or any precious rock/metal. If someone didn't find anythind, their hand would be chopped off. If they ran away, they would send savage dogs to chase them down and rip them apart. Some Natives even commited suicide because it was too much for them.
  • Nov 11, 1492

    The Spanish Empire

    The Spanish Empire
    In charge of the whole Spanish empire mission was Christopher Columbus but in charge of Spain itself was Queen Isabella I, the one who sponsored Columbus's trip trip to the New World. Spain was the one who Claimed most land in North America and South America and that's why most of South America and a bit of North America speak spanish.
  • Feb 5, 1532

    Spain Conquers the Incas

    Spain Conquers the Incas
    After Christopher Columbus discovered the New World, Francisco Pizarro found the ancient Inca civilization, busy claiming land in South America in the name of Spain. All he wanted to find was gold but the Ruler of the Incas said they don't have any but he wasn't spared. All of the Incas were either killed by the Spanish or died because of disease brought over from Spain.
  • Nov 10, 1534

    New France

    New France
    France was the second place that realized there is are new continents that was discovered. The claimed the upper north of North America (Canada today). That's why they speak french there. They came looking for beaver fur which was even considered more valueble than gold. Some French who trapped the beavers for their fur were called couriers de boirs (wood ranger in english). The French were also trading partners with the Huron. The French gave weapons to them to protect themselves from others.
  • Jamestown: The First Engligh Colony

    Jamestown: The First Engligh Colony
    The English set up a new colony for Jamestown. They came to settle for a new life but the land was basically a swamp full of disease carrying mosquitos. Also at one point, their was no food left so they had to eat human corpses, rats, dogs and other stuff but the person in charge (Captain John Smith) returned from England after falling ill with food and from then on they decided to work on crops and making Jamestown a better town.
  • New Netherland

    New Netherland
    Netherlands was the last to claim land in North America and claimed the least amount of land. THey came looking for somewhere else to live, some came for a new life but was conquered by the Duke of York and the place is now called New York.
  • Starving Time in Jamestown

    Starving Time in Jamestown
    Jamestown was in serious trouble when the English there ran out of food. They didn't work and grow their own crops. They just said they'll eat the food they brought back from England but when it ran out, the starving time era started. The people were forced to eat dogs, cats, rats and even human corpses while they sent people back to England for more supplies.
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Rhode Island was founded by Roger Williams looking for a land of great freedom. It is the ideal place to find the perfect job anyone was looking for, specially fishing.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    King George the 3 announced that the Appalachian mountains will be drawn in half, on one side was the Native Americans and the other side was the colonists because it was the only way to stop them from killing each other and the king enough money to pay from the huge debt from the huge Indian American war. The colonists were outraged and constantly argued but was also constantly ignored. The colonists felt frustrated because the good farmlands are in the east. Britain sent more troops.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    King George declared the stamp act because there was a huge debt to pay from the French and Indian War. The stamp act was when people had to pay tax on paper of any kind including, letters, playing cards, newspapers etc. and will get a stamp when paid for. Britain had no right to do this because the colonists had no representation of thereselves in parliment so colonists started a group called "Sons of Liberty." They protested, broke into tax collecters homes and force them to stop. "No taxation
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    King George 3 announced that the colonists have to let Brtitish soldiers stay in their own homes, providing them food, shelter etc because Britain had no money to take care of them. In 1767, the New York assembly decided not to vote any funds for "salt, pepper, and liquor. The British government fefused to repeal the law like they did for the stamp act. The colonists would say, "no taxation without representation."
  • The Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts
    King George 3 announced that duty or tax on certain goods like glass, paint, paper and tea because the colonists wre disobeying the law. The colonists decided to boycott these goods. Women, who did all the shopping, found many ways to avoid buying British imported items and instead bought American made goods. Finally the parliment was persuaded to repeal all Townshend duties except tax on tea.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    King George 3 said you have to buy tea from a British tea company that was the monopoly . It costs less than smuggled Dutch tea but secretl there was a huge tax on it and it's from a company that was basically bankrupt and had lot of unsold tea in their warehouse. To protest, the colonists dressed up as Native Americans and threw the 90,000 pounds taxed tea overboard off of 3 ships.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    King George 3 said all tea will have to be paid for. Meanwhile, the Boston harbor was closed therefore wer food shortages since they were unable to trade. Massachusetts was under total British control mening no more town meetings. So many other colonies helped Boston survive by sending food. All colonies came together, became allies and formed militias and again declared a new boycott against British goods. The 1st and 2nd even sent continental letters to Britain, protesting but all were ignored
  • Lexington & Concord

    Lexington & Concord
    King Geoege 3, who made many mistakes. "The New England governments are in the state of rebellion." Paul Revere warned everybody that the British will do whatever they can to restrain the colonies.
  • The Siege of Boston (The British Abandon Boston)

    The Siege of Boston (The British Abandon Boston)
    Washington sadly realised that the army only had 36 barrels of gunpowder (in other words each soldier with only be able to fire 9 shots,) To deceive the Brtish, he made up a rumor in Boston that he had 18,000 barrels instead. He sent desperate letters to other colonies to help. Knox loaded 59 cannons & 2,300 pounds of lead for future bullets. Boston was under siege & all was kept in Ticonderago, an old British fort. 9,000 British soldiers and loyalists fled to Canada.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress
    This was a convention of delegates from the 13 colonies. They met in Philidelphia. John Adams appointed George Washington in charge of this Continental Army and it was decided.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    First of all, this was called the battle of bunker hill because it happened on that hill: the British against the colonists. It was their first battle ever. The colonists ( or the militias) tired out the British, killing more than 1,000 British troops and half of that amount for the Americans. George Washington and John Adams called their "New England Army" the Continental Army instead. The redcoats ran away from the battle while the Americans used up most of their gunpowder supply.
  • The Olive Branch Petition

    The Olive Branch Petition
    Most colonists still considered themselves loyal British subjects until John Adams came along. John Adams created a petition called "olive branch" because it's branches are an ancient symbol of peace. By the time the petition reached Britain, King George 3 said, "bring the traitors to justice," which means the colonists are now independent slaves.
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    the British set forth to subdue the colonies. They began the effort by recapturing New York. First, they drove Washington off Long Island; then, from lower Harlem. After this initiative, Washington retreated to White Plains, where for the first time, he was able to hold off the British forces. The British, then again, outmanuevered Washington. Washington was forced to retreat to New Jersey
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    The Continental Congress appointed a comitee to create a decleration of independence. Thomas Jefferson was the person who wrote it and Benjiman Franklin and John Adams helped and edited the decleration several times. Jeferson's job was to explain why the colonies were choosing to seperatefrom Britain. He listed all of King George 3's crimes and said he was, "unfit to be the ruler of free people."
  • Trenton

    General George Washington's crossed the Delaware River north of Trenton, New Jersey. The weather was very harsh. Under Washington's rule, the Continental successfully won a battle against Hessian (Greman loyalists to King George 3.) Most were captured or killed.
  • Ratification of the Articles of Confederation

    Ratification of the Articles of Confederation
    Created during the the Revolutionary War, the Articles says the Congress wil form a central government. Afraid that their individual needs would be ignored by a national government with too much power, and the abuses that sometimes happen with so much power thats been used. the Articles purposely established a "constitution": the largest share of power to the individual states.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    General George Washington's defeated Lord Cornwallis's British army which made the British surrender and effectively ended the American Revolutionary War. On the American side fighting with them was the French, who finally arrived to help save the day.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This document formally ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the United States of America. The other countries that were fighting, France, Spain and the Dutch Republic had seperate agreements.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    Basically, all the delagates had a big meeting (a convention) and discusse the issues at hand. James Madison and Alexander Hamilton decided to create a new government to replace the old government. The delegates appointed George Washington to be the new person in charge of the new national government.
  • Ratification of the U.S. Constitution

    Ratification of the U.S. Constitution
    Ratification of the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of U.S.A. and was created for "the people." It shows the organizement of the US government so one doesn't overpower the other. At the top it's the President.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The United States offered to buy all of Lousiana Territory, including New Orleans, so France will no longer be a threat.The French agreed but the French would be richer since the price was really expensive.The French have sedded their territory.
  • Spain Gives Florida to the U.S.

    Spain Gives Florida to the U.S.
    Spain colonized Florida and accepted runaway slaves that mostly came from Georgia. The ex-slaves raided farmhouses in Georgia and U.S. was tired of this so President James Monroe sent Andrew Jackson to invade Florida but this was illegal. Spain demanded an apology and U.S. came up with an agreement. Spain would keep Texas and give Florida up for $5 million. Both nations agreed to this.
  • The Indian Removal Act

    The Indian Removal Act
    The U.S. decided to move all the Native Americans in the future U.S. to move to future state Oklahoma which was called "Indian Territory." The tribe that suffered the most was the Cherokees. They were the last tribe to move because they didn't want to. It was their land.
  • War with Mexico

    War with Mexico
    United States annexed all of United States becasue it was weak after the Mexican War. Mexico gave up Texas and signed "Treaty of Guadalupe.
  • Oregon Treaty

    Oregon Treaty
    The United States made a treaty with Britain agreeing to divide Oregon in two. They did this because they didn't want to fight again especially since U.S. just fought for their freedom and they just barely won. They just survived the war.
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    The Civil War against Northern states and Southern states of America and was the most bloodiest war in their history. This happened because with new states forming and deciding weather a state is free of slavery or not, conflict rose and they were at the brink of war. They couldn't come up with any agreements so there was only one option left: WAR.
  • The "Trail of Tears"

    The "Trail of Tears"
    The U.S. decided to move all the Native Americans in the future U.S. to move to future state Oklahoma which was called "Indian Territory." The tribe that suffered the most was the Cherokees. They were the last tribe to move because they didn't want to. It was their land. They were hand cuffed, baerefoot, barely had food and water and didn't have most of their belongings. Most of them died and was therefore called "The Trail of Tears."
  • Texas is annexed

    Texas is annexed
    The United States Annexed Texas to the U.S. to risk war with Mexico. the Texans were enemies with Americans at that time. Texas was Mexican property after they gained independence from Spain. The lomo was a place where the Mexicans fought the Americans and there were no survivers left which encouraged Americans for revenge.