Significant events in United States History

By lizfitz
  • Period: Aug 26, 1400 to

    Significant Events

  • Oct 31, 1492

    Cristopher columbus came to the americas

    Cristopher columbus came to the americas
    Columbus sent out on to the sea to find new land.
    and came to the amreicas.
  • Jamestown

    when james town was first settled and founded
  • Slavery in america

    Slavery in america
    Slaves arrived around and after the same time that the first ships arrived
  • Mayflower Copact

    Mayflower Copact
    The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony.(pilgrims). Almost half of the colonists were part of a separatist group seeking the freedom to practice Christianity.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    war between Great Britain and France. showed that we could win a war and could keep all our settelmeants.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    was a direct tax imposed by the British Parliament on the colonies of British America. And Americans in all 13 colonies protested strongly and the British retreated part way,
  • Lexington and concord

    Lexington and concord
    First Battle of the Revolutionary War.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    the proclamation made by the second American Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which asserted the freedom and independence of the 13 Colonies from Great Britain
  • Battle of Saratoga

    turning point in the revolutinary war. For the fight for independence of the U.S
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Last battle of the Revolution.victory by a American forces led by General George Washington.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Ended the American Revolutionary War. in it it stated that the Thirteen Colonies to be free, the boundaries between the United States and British North America. and much more
  • Federalist Papers

    Federalist Papers
    essays promoting the ratification of the US constitution. convinced people that shared power was okay.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Made the Us 2 times bigger.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was fought between the forces of the United States of America and the British Empire. The Americans declared war in 1812 for several reasons, including a desire for expansion into the Northwest Territory,and trade restrictions
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the except within the boundaries of the proposed state of then missouri was a free state. It prevented the civil war.
  • Andrew Jackson Elected

    Andrew Jackson Elected
    Was praised as a protector of popular democracy and individual liberty for American citizens, but criticized for his support for slavery and Indian removal. But he showed that you could be just a normal person and do great things.
  • Mexican - American War

    Mexican - American War
    Annexation of Texas - Mexica was trying to fight for more land wich belonged to Texas at the time. united states came out with a victory. Ended all conflict between Mexico and Texas.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America to fight for independence.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    an order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, during the American Civil War . It proclaimed the freedom of slaves in the conferederate states.
  • 13 amendment passed

    abolished slavery - passed by the US senate