Significant Events In United States History

  • Jamestown Was Founded

    Jamestown Was Founded
  • Viginina House of Burgesses

    Viginina House of Burgesses
    It adopted the rights for women, allowed citizens to vote directly, and it provided the first written constitutition.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was the first known document that provided self-government through a democracy. And it helped the colonies gain their independence.
  • French And Indian War

    French And Indian War
  • Boston Masace

    Boston Masace
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
  • Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War
  • Battle of Lexington And Concord

    Battle of Lexington And Concord
  • Thomas Paine Common Sense

    Thomas Paine Common Sense
    Everyone finally understood that you shouldn't need to have a king or queen decide what your government should be like the people should have a say in it. Common Sense got more people who were undecided on which group to join, it made them join the Patriots side.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Indepenedence is important because it says that a government exists for the benefit of the people . And it also says
    " all men are created equal . "
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    It showed that the American military could possibly defeat the British during the war. This gave the French confidence that they could support us in a military campaign.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    It was important that the U.S. would not infringe on rights that are personal to every human being in this nation, and those reserved to the States.
  • Lousiana Purchase

    Lousiana Purchase
    Louisiana Purchase was one of the most important land acquisitions ever to be made by the United States, and many say that it was what really qualified the U.S. as a preeminent world power and rival of Europe.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    It stated that european powers were no longer to colonize or interfere with independent states.
  • Nullification Crises

    Nullification Crises
  • Kansas And Nebraska Act

    Kansas And Nebraska Act
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The civil war was important because it set the stage for the freeing of slaves, made the nation a stronger whole, and improved many aspects of daily life .
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
  • The 13th Amendment

    The 13th Amendment
    This amendment was very significant because it ended slavery in the U.S. making it legal to hold our own slaves.