Significant Events in United States History

  • Jamestown, Virginia

    Jamestown, Virginia
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
  • Stamp Act 1765

    Stamp Act 1765
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre gave the British a taste of what was to come. It was important because it eventually lead to the Revolutionary war, and the revolutionary changed the outcome of american history forever.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a significant message to Great Britain to let them know that America was going to do whatever it took to be seperate from them.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    It accomplished the most important moment of the United States by taking the first step towards an independent Republic and as an Independent Nation.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
  • United States Declaration of Independence

    United States Declaration of Independence
    The Decloration of Independence said that the colonies not only declared their freedom from Great Britain but also all men and women were created equal.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was the first constitution of the U.S. This is important because it made the union of the thirteen colonies legal and identified them as supreme states.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
  • United States Constitution

    United States Constitution
    It allows Americans to have the right to press, vote, have the freedom of speech, religion, choice of job, assembly, and gives americans a chance to do what they want to do. It's important because without it we wouldn't be able to speak our mind, women wouldn't be able to vote and other freedoms similar to those.
  • United States Bill of Rights

    United States Bill of Rights
    The Bill of RIghts is important because it outlines the rights that all people in the United States have. It is protected by the constitution and the government. In it are things like the right to bear arms and the right to vote.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    The American Civil War is imprtant because it defined us of who we are and made the Americas what it is today.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War. It gave blacks a lot more freedom that they had in the past. With out this, we would probably still have slavery around.
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Thirteenth Amendment
    The thirteenth amendment abolished slavery. Without it slaves would still be around, and blacks wouldn't be free.