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Significant Events in U.S History

  • Founding of James Town

    Founding of James Town
    a settlement located on Jamestown Island in the Virginia Colony. Founded as "James Fort" on May 14, 1607,[1] it was the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States of America, following several earlier failed attempts, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    The American Revolution, also known as the Revolutionary War, was one of the most significant events in American history. Without it, the United States of America may not have come into existence.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    On Monday morning, the 29th of November, 1773, a handbill was posted all over Boston, containing the following words: "Friends! Brethren! Countrymen!--That worst of plagues, the detested tea, shipped for this port by the East India Company, is now arrived in the harbor.
  • Battle at Lexington & Conrad

    Battle at Lexington & Conrad
  • Deceleration of Independence

    Deceleration of Independence
    We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was the first written constitution or plan of government of the United States of America and specified how the national government was to operate. It was drafted in 1776-77 and became the working constitution, although it was not formally ratified until 1781. The Articles legitimized the Congress in its supervision of the American Revolution, its diplomacy with Europe, and its handling of territorial issues. Nationalists complained that it was t
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
  • U.S. Constitution

  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    If the lousiana purchase didnt happen we wouldnt 1/3 of america
  • Missiouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30' north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri. Prior to the agreement, the House of Representatives had refused to accept this compromise and a conference committee was appointed.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
  • Kasnsan Nebraska Act

    Kasnsan Nebraska Act
    The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opened new lands that would help settlement in them, repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820, and allowed settlers in those territories to determine if they would allow slavery within their boundaries and to settle there. The initial purpose of the Kansas–Nebraska Act was to create opportunities for a Mideastern Transcontinental Railroad. It became problematic when popular sovereignty was written into
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
  • 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 i.e health care, banking systems, farming and city life.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution officially abolished, and continues to prohibit, slavery, and, with limited exceptions such as those convicted of a crime, prohibits involuntary servitude. It made our country a safer place