Significant Events in United States History

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    Significant Events in United States History

  • Founding of Jamestown

    Founding of Jamestown
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was the first document written by the Plymouth Colony as a form of governing, written by the colonists.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
  • Boston Masacare

    Boston Masacare
    The Boston Massacre was a huge riot, where the British Redcoats killed 5 civilian men, it sparked a rebellion in some British american colonies. During this massacre, 5 were killed and 11 were injured.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was an act of rebellion by the colonists of Massachusetts, where the dressed up as indians and poured all of the British tea into the harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence made the 13 American colonies independent states.
  • Battle of Saratoqa

    Battle of Saratoqa
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
  • Treaty Of Paris

    Treaty Of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris officially ended the American Revolution.
  • United States Constitution

    United States Constitution
    The United States Constitution estabished 3 branches of govenment, a legislature, an executive branch, and a judicial branch.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights, introduced by James Madison, limit the power of the government, used to protect natural rights, such as freedom of religion, speech, a free press, a free assembly, and free association, and the right to bear arms.
  • Louisana Purchase

    Louisana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase added about 15 states to the United States, increasing the size of the United States by nearly 23 percent.
  • Slave Trade Act

    Slave Trade Act
    The Slave Trade Act of 1807 abolished slave trade in the British Empire, but did not abolish slavery its self.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
  • American Civil War Begins

    American Civil War Begins
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation, was issued under Abraham Lincoln, freeing 3.1 million of the nations 4 million slaves, and immediately freed 50,000 of them.