Shanayja & Amaree's Social Studies Timeline

By Smays
  • Oct 27, 1450

    Johannes Guttenberg

    Johannes Guttenberg
    Johannes Guttenberg had developed the moveable printing press.
  • Oct 27, 1492

    Columbus Discovers The New World

    Columbus Discovers The New World
    He landed on San Salvador, He had made his first voyage.
  • Oct 27, 1501

    Amerigo Vespucci reached South America

    He led a Spanish fleet to the coast of present day South America.
  • Oct 27, 1508

    Juan Ponce de Leon

    Juan Ponce De Leon landed on the Carribean island of Puerto Rico.
  • Oct 27, 1511

    Juan Ponce de Leon conquered Spain

    He had conquered Spain and founded the city of San Juan.
  • Oct 27, 1517

    Martin Luther Publicity Critized The Roman Catholic Church

    Martin Luther Publicity Critized The Roman Catholic Church
    He said that the church was to wealthy and abused its power.
  • Aug 27, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan

    He was a Portuguese navigator who had set out with a Spanish fleet to sail down the east coast of South America.
  • Oct 27, 1528

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca Joined Conquistador Panfilo De Narverez

    Joined him on an expedition to North America.
  • Oct 27, 1534

    Franisco Pizarro

    By 1534 Pizarro and his Native american allies had conquered the entire Inca Empire.
  • Oct 27, 1534

    King Henry VIII

    King Henry VIII founded the Church of England, or the Anglican Church.
  • Jamestown Was Founded

    Jamestown Was Founded
    Was the first English settlement.
  • New Netherland

    The Dutch founded New Netherland in 1613 as a trading post for exchanging furs with the Iroquois.
  • John Rofle married Pocahontas

    John Rofle married Pocahontas
    John Rofle married Pocahontas, daughter of the Powhattan leader, in 1614.
  • The Mayflower Compact

    The Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact.
  • The Spanish Empire In The Americas Had Grown

    They had grown some 3-4 million people.
  • Stamp Act of 1765

    This act required colonists to pay for an official stamp, or seal, when they bought paper items.
  • Tea Act

    This allowed the British East India Company to sell tea directly to the colonists.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists disguised as Indians sneaked onto the three tea-filled ships and dumped over 340 tea chests into the Boston Harbor.
  • Second Contiental Congress

    Delegates from 12 colonies met again in Philadelphia for the Second Continental Congress.
  • Deceleration of Independence

    Deceleration of Independence
    On July 4Th the 13 colonies issued the Declaration of Independence and broke away from Great Britain.
  • Genral Clinton & The Force

    General Clinton landed a force of 14,000 troops around the port city.
  • Trade With Spain

    Spanish official closed the lower Mississippi River to U.S shipping.
  • Congress Passed The Land Of Ordiance

    Which set up a system of surveying and dividing western lands.
  • Farmers Rebel

    Farmers in three western countries began a revolt, starting the Farmers Rebel
  • Shays's Defeat

    Shays's forces were defeated by state troops.
  • James Madison

    Madison began writing down a huge list of proposed amendments.
  • Judiciary Act of 1789

    This act created three levels of federal courts and defined their powers and relationship to the state courts.
  • The Bill Of Rights

    The Bill Of Rights
    By December 1791 the states had ratified 10 of the proposed amendments intended to protect citizens rights.
  • George Washington Dies

    George Washington Dies
    George Washington died at Mount Vernon, Virginia on December 14.
  • War With Great Britain

    Congress declared war on Great Britain.
  • John Quincy Adams

    John Adams was elected president.
  • The Tom Thumb

    The Tom Thumb
    This became the first locomotive in the United States to carry passengers.
  • Pony Express

    Pony Express
    A system of messengers on horseback and began to carry messages west.
  • General Joseph E. Johnston

    He headed toward Manassas with another 10,000 Confederate troops.
  • Mc Clellan's Force

    Poised outside Richmond, the Confederate army in Virgina came under the command of General Robert E. Lee
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Lincoln finally wrote the Emancipation Prolamation, which was the order to free the Confederate slaves,
  • Second Battle Of Bull Run

    Jackson's troops met Pope's Union forces on the battlefield in august in 1862, this 3 day battle became known as the Second Battle Of Bull Run.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    This was a key battle that finally turned tide against the Confederates.
  • Freedmen's Bureau

    Congress established the Freedmen's Bureau, an ageny providing relief for freedpeople and certain poor people in the South.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1866

    This act provided African Americans with the same legal rights as white Amerians.
  • Andrew Johnson

    He was the first president to be impeached.
  • First Contiental Railroad

    The first continental railroad ic completed.
  • Fifteenth Amendment

    In 1868 Congressed proposed the Fifteenth Amendment, which gave African Americcan men the right to vote.
  • Knights of Labor

    The first national labor union was founded.
  • Alexander Graham Bell Made A New Invention

    Alexander Graham Bell Made A New Invention
    He invented the tellphone
  • Haymarket Roit

    Thousands of union members in Chicago went on strike because they wanted an eight-hour workday.
  • Ellis Island Opened

    Ellis Island Opened
    It was one of the busiest imigration centers, and was located in the New York Harbor.
  • Homestead Strike Took Place

    It took place at Andrew Carnegie's Homestead steel factory in Pennsylvania. The Union members there protested a plan to buy new machinery and cut jobs.
  • Pullman Strike

    Workers began this strike whisch stopped traffic on many railroad lines until federal courts ordered the workers to return to their jobs,
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    General Grant's troops began the Siege of Vicksburg in mid-May 1863, cutting off the city and shelling it repeatedly.
  • Treaty Of medicine Lodge

    The most southern Plains Indians agreed to live on reservation.