Social Studies - Period 7 By mannymatt Period: Jan 1, 1400 to Jan 1, 1877 Mr Russo Project Timeline Jan 1, 1492 Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus sailed the Atlantic Ocean Jan 1, 1500 The Incas Developed a language called Quechua and formed a central goverment with a king. Jan 1, 1519 Hernan Cortes Made allies with aztec tribes and conquered Tenochtitland. Jan 1, 1534 Francisco Pizarro Pizarro and his Native American allies had conquerd the entire Inca empire. Jan 1, 1539 Native Americans Native Americans killed the enslaved African poeple. Jan 1, 1584 Sir Walter Sir Walter sent an expedition and landed on the present day Virginia and North Carolina. Jan 1, 1607 Jamestown 105 colonists arrived to America and founded Jamestown, it was the first permanent English settlement. Jan 1, 1608 Champlain He founded a colony on the Saint Lawrence River. Jan 1, 1620 The Pilgrams The pilgrams set sail on the Mayflower from England. They land on Playmouth Rock. Massachusets. Jan 1, 1770 Boston Massacre Crowds in Boston got angry at the Britsh soldiers, the british soldiers shot 3 people which later on all 3 died. Jan 1, 1774 First Continental Congress Colonial leaders who gathered to talk about the relationship between Britian and America. Jul 4, 1776 The Decloration of Independence The Continental Congress approved the Decloration of Independence. Dec 7, 1776 Battle of Trenton Washington and 2,400 soldiers road across the ice clogged Delaware River. Jan 1, 1783 Treaty of Paris Great Britian recognized the Independence of the United States. Jan 1, 1787 The American Constitution The final draft of the Constitution was completed. Jan 1, 1789 President George Washington George Washington became the first president of the United States of America. Oct 29, 1789 Eli Whitney Whitney gave officials a proposal for mass productions guns. Jan 1, 1791 Bill of Rights 10 of the proposed amendments intended to protect the citizens rights. Jan 1, 1794 Jay's Treaty The treaty prevented Britian and America from having another war. Jan 1, 1796 Political Parties A new era began for first time, more than one candidate ran for president. Jan 1, 1800 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson became the second president of the United States of America. Jan 1, 1803 Louisiana Purchase Thomas Jefferson buys the Louisiana off the french for 15 million dollars. Oct 29, 1803 The first steam-powered sawmill The nations steam powered sawmill was first built in Louisiana. It enabled lumber lumber companies to cut, sort, and clean wood quickly. Jan 1, 1808 James Madison becomes President James Madison faced difficulty of continuing an unpopular trade war, begun by Thomas Jefferson. Jan 1, 1812 Era of good feelings 1812-1825 The United States enjoyed a time of peace, pride, and prgress. Jan 1, 1816 James Monroe James Monroe sent U.S. troops to secure the Florida border and tried to settle there. Jan 1, 1819 Washington Iriving Washington Irving, named after George Washington, published a tale called "Sleepy Hollow". Jan 1, 1828 Jackson Jackson and his supporters assumed they will win the election of Jackson bieng president, which he did. Oct 29, 1830 Peter Cooper Built a powerful locomotive called Tom Thumb and almost beat a horse-drawn railcar. Oct 30, 1830 Temperance Movement This reformed effort urged people to use self discipline and started hard liquor. Oct 29, 1831 Nat Turners Rebellian The most violent slave revolt in the country. Turner led a group a group of slaves to kill all whites in Virginia State. Oct 29, 1832 Samual F.B. Morse Perfected the telegraph a device that could send info over wires across great distances. Oct 29, 1837 Panic of 1837 America experienced a severe economic depression. Oct 29, 1840 Oregon Trail Many settlers moved to Oregon and other western areas. It was 2000 miles long. Oct 29, 1840 The Irish Potatoe Famine Famalies in Ireland were dying of starvation and disseases due to the potatoes rotting called the potatoe blight. Oct 29, 1844 United States captures Texas The US orgonized Texas rangers to guard agianst attacks. Finally Texas and mexico signed a treaty. Oct 30, 1849 Harriet Tubman Tubman lead her family and 300 other slaves to freedom. Tubman was rewarded 40,000 dollars. Oct 30, 1850 Compromise of 1850 California was able to enter the Union as a free state. Oct 29, 1853 The Gadsen Purchase The United States paid 10 million dollars in exchange for Arizona and New Mexico. Jan 1, 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act A plan that would divide the remiander of the Louisiana into two territories. Oct 29, 1860 Free African Americans Although most of the African Americans in the South were enslaved, more than 250,000 Free African Americans lived in the South. Oct 30, 1861 Fort Sumter Charleston, South Carolina, that was attacked by Confedorate troops. Jan 1, 1862 Second Battle of full Run Three day battle of Pope's and Jackson's troops fought. Oct 30, 1872 Susan B. Anthony Anthony argued that women and men should recieve equal pay.