Social Studies - Period 7

  • Period: Jan 1, 1400 to

    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.
  • Sir Walter

    Sir Walter sent an expedition and landed on the present day Virginia and North Carolina.
  • Jamestown

    105 colonists arrived to America and founded Jamestown, it was the first permanent English settlement.
  • Champlain

    He founded a colony on the Saint Lawrence River.
  • The Pilgrams

    The pilgrams set sail on the Mayflower from England. They land on Playmouth Rock. Massachusets.
  • Boston Massacre

    Crowds in Boston got angry at the Britsh soldiers, the british soldiers shot 3 people which later on all 3 died.
  • First Continental Congress

    Colonial leaders who gathered to talk about the relationship between Britian and America.
  • The Decloration of Independence

    The Continental Congress approved the Decloration of Independence.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Washington and 2,400 soldiers road across the ice clogged Delaware River.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Great Britian recognized the Independence of the United States.
  • The American Constitution

    The final draft of the Constitution was completed.
  • President George Washington

    George Washington became the first president of the United States of America.
  • Eli Whitney

    Whitney gave officials a proposal for mass productions guns.
  • Bill of Rights

    10 of the proposed amendments intended to protect the citizens rights.
  • Jay's Treaty

    The treaty prevented Britian and America from having another war.
  • Political Parties

    A new era began for first time, more than one candidate ran for president.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson became the second president of the United States of America.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Jefferson buys the Louisiana off the french for 15 million dollars.
  • 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.
  • James Madison becomes President

    James Madison faced difficulty of continuing an unpopular trade war, begun by Thomas Jefferson.
  • Era of good feelings 1812-1825

    The United States enjoyed a time of peace, pride, and prgress.
  • James Monroe

    James Monroe sent U.S. troops to secure the Florida border and tried to settle there.
  • Washington Iriving

    Washington Irving, named after George Washington, published a tale called "Sleepy Hollow".
  • Jackson

    Jackson and his supporters assumed they will win the election of Jackson bieng president, which he did.
  • Peter Cooper

    Built a powerful locomotive called Tom Thumb and almost beat a horse-drawn railcar.
  • Temperance Movement

    This reformed effort urged people to use self discipline and started hard liquor.
  • 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.
  • Samual F.B. Morse

    Perfected the telegraph a device that could send info over wires across great distances.
  • Panic of 1837

    America experienced a severe economic depression.
  • Oregon Trail

    Many settlers moved to Oregon and other western areas. It was 2000 miles long.
  • The Irish Potatoe Famine

    Famalies in Ireland were dying of starvation and disseases due to the potatoes rotting called the potatoe blight.
  • United States captures Texas

    The US orgonized Texas rangers to guard agianst attacks. Finally Texas and mexico signed a treaty.
  • Harriet Tubman

    Tubman lead her family and 300 other slaves to freedom. Tubman was rewarded 40,000 dollars.
  • Compromise of 1850

    California was able to enter the Union as a free state.
  • The Gadsen Purchase

    The United States paid 10 million dollars in exchange for Arizona and New Mexico.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    A plan that would divide the remiander of the Louisiana into two territories.
  • 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.
  • Fort Sumter

    Charleston, South Carolina, that was attacked by Confedorate troops.
  • Second Battle of full Run

    Three day battle of Pope's and Jackson's troops fought.
  • Susan B. Anthony

    Anthony argued that women and men should recieve equal pay.