Significant Events in United States History

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    Beginnings to 1877

  • Founding of Jamestown

    Founding of Jamestown
    I find the founding of Jamestown important is because it was the first settlement that the English was successful with on the mainland of North America.
  • Pilgrim esablished Plymouth Colony

    Pilgrim esablished Plymouth Colony
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    I find the French and Indian War important because was fought cause nobody knew what land was theirs land. Everyone pretty much claimed it. This war brought us to fight with the Native Americans and started more conflict in history.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a statement given by the Continental Congress which said 13 American colonies that were at war with Great Britian regarded themselves as independent states. the reason i find this important is because without it the united states territory would be different.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation is important to me because it was the first written constitution or plan of government the U.S. and said how the national government worked or how it would run.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
  • U.S. Constitution

    U.S. Constitution
    The U.S. Constitution is the mayor law out of all law in the United States. It is the base of the organization of the U.S. and for relationship of the federal government with the all people in the U.S. If we did not not have this who know what conflict ould accure, nobody would be on the same page.That is why I find The Article of Conderation important.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights is a name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution and the reason I find this important is because without it we would have no justice.
  • nullification

  • Lousiana Purchase

    Lousiana Purchase
    The Lousiana Purchase was used or established by the United States of America. I find this important because the United States territory would have been different.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The Civil War's main explanation for having this war was slavery. It was fought between the eleven Southern states which tried to secede from the Union and forn the Confederate States of America on one side and the rest of the United States. In the end the Union or the northern states won. Without this war there would still be slavery that s why I find the Civil War important.
  • Execution of Abraham Lincoln

    Execution of Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of theUnited States who was shot at a play. The person who killed Lincoln was John Wilkes Booth.I find this important because with this happening everyone had no idea what was going to happen with slavery. It put a lot of people on the edge.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The 13th Amendment ended slavery. This is important to me because without it we would still have slavery.