Story of US

  • Jan 1, 1100


    The Crusades were a series of holy wars. These wars were between Christians and Muslims. These two religions fought over a benefitial holy land named Jerusalem. This land held a critical role of differences in each religion. This event displays importance for causing development in Religion.
  • Jan 1, 1340

    Black Death

    Black Death
    The Black Death is commonly known as the bubonic plague. The plague was a disease which killed 1/3 of the European civilization which was over twenty million people killed in five years. Since it was a critical time period of religion,it was supposedly a punishment from God. This point in history is important because it had such a critical efffect on victims in medical cased history.
  • Jan 1, 1498

    Vasco Da Gama Voyage

    Vasco Da Gama Voyage
    Vasco da Gama was a famous Portuguese explorer. Da Gama decided to go east as the quickest way to Asia for trades. Da Gama had become the first European to reach India instead of Asia. This 10 month and 12 day exploration was an unexpected success. This event displays importance for being the first european to reach India by ship.
  • Jan 1, 1505

    Martin Luther Becomes a Monk

    Martin Luther Becomes a Monk
    Martin Luther was a german Catholic whom had changed his ways of belief on the night of a storm. Martin Luther decided to become a monk to take his beliefs to the next level. Luther had entered the Augustine monestry in Erfurt and took a monk's vow. This event displays importance for being a change and a cause of Martin Luther's Catholic ways.
  • Jan 1, 1513

    Ponce de Leon Explores Florida

    Ponce de Leon Explores Florida
    Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer who landed on the coast of east Florida.Leon had become the first European to reach the North American mainland.This discovered land had become claimed by Spain for a colony. This event displaye importance for him becoming the first European to discover Florida.
  • Jan 1, 1515

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan
    Ferdinand Magellan was a portuguese sea captain who led the first fleet to sail around the entire world. On this sail Magellan left with five spanish ships with a crew of 240 men. Magellan had named the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans according to their voyaging conditions. Towards the end of the voyage Magellan's fleet decreased,and ended with 18 survivors. This event displays importance for showing the first sail around the entire world.
  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther

    Martin Luther
    Martin Luther recognized that the church had become corrupt. Luther had decided to make 95 thses and post them. These actions caused church authorities to call Luther a heretic. This event displays importance for being an influential event towards Luther's rising,
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Martin Luther is excommunicated

    Martin Luther is excommunicated
    Martin Luther was excommunicated because of his 95 theses. Martin Luther had been given a chance before being cut-off but declined it. The Pope angrily decided to cut-off Luther. This event displays importance for being a critical point in Christianity.
  • Jan 1, 1540

    Cornado Discovers the Grand Canyon

    Cornado Discovers the Grand Canyon
    Francis Cornado was a spanish man searching for the city of gold.Cibola. Cornado was eager to find it,but just as any other gold myth; it was fake. Cornado had then stumbled upon the Grand Canyon.Cornado's random spotting,he became the first european to see the Grand Canyon. This event diplays importance for being the discovery of a national landmark.
  • Jamestown est.

    Jamestown est.
    Jamestown was charted in 1606 by King James the first.This land was found to expand the European nation,searching for a northwest passage to the orient. This would alow them to converge Virginia indians to the Anglican religion. There were three ships sent to America containing 105 people fo the two week voyage to start a Jamestown population. This event displays importance for being the first permanent English settlement.
  • Plymouth est.

    Plymouth est.
    Plymouth was created by a group of separatists who belived that the English Separatist Church hadn't complied to the neccesary religious standards. Around 100 men/women set sail aboard the Mayflower ship which eventually landed on Plymouth rock near Cape Cod. This event displays importance for representing the the first New England Settlement.
  • Massachusets Bay Colony

    Massachusets Bay Colony
    Massachusets is on the Atlantic coast of North America and was classified as a new england colony.The colony was founded by John Whitney in 1630.This colony was founded for religous freedoms. This event displays importance for expanding the U.S.
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvannia was founded by William Penn inheriting its name in 1681. Pennsylvania had been referred to as a "bread basket colony" because of it's massive growth of bread and many crops. Pennsylvannia eventually became part of the rebellion with Britain after a few decades of colonization. This event displays importance for being a place of religous freedom and rich agriculture.
  • Washington Kills French Ambassador

    Washington Kills French Ambassador
    At the age of 20 George Washington killed a French Ambassador. The inexperienced combat related Washington unwillingly killed the ambassador with help from fellow indians. This attack displays importance for causing a huge impact on the war ahead.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act was the first direct revenue to colonists.The Stamp Act was designed to have all newspaper,pamphlets,legal documents,commercial bills,advertisments,and other papers issued amongst the colonists. This act affected many occupations at the time like businessman,merchants,journalists,lawyers,and other powerful persons. This event displays importance for giving influence to colonists for independence.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    The Townshend Act was a tax designed by Charles Townshend and was passed by the English Parliament. This Act created a gathering of revenue from the colonists. This act put a tax on imports of tea,glass,led,paints and tea. This event displays importance for developing continous disruption to colonists.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    On a cold snowy night in Boston,a mob of angry colonists gathered forming a protest.This protest started due to the taxation measures of 1768. At the building of Customs House in Boston, British Captain Thiomas preston ordered his men to stand guard as the taunting rose.This protest led to a few deaths sending the soldiers to stand trial in England. This event displays importance for developing further disruption to colonists.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea party wasn't an actual "Tea Party". Samuel Adams and the Sons of liberty had gathered and poured approxiamately 342 chests of imported British Tea into the Boston Harbor. These colonists did this as payback to the British for giving America taxes on certain materials due to previous acts. This event displays importance for causing further punishment and hatred towards colonists.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The declaration of Independece is a document in which firmly states that America is a freecountry and is no longer a part of England. This made colonists become seperate from Britain. The document was formally declared on July 2 of 1776 but wasn't approved until July 4th/ This event displays importance for being a national holiday and giving the United States freedom from Britain.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    George Washington had lead his militia to the location of Valley Forge due to alll the fighting in the summer of 1777. This location allowed Washington to keep an eye on General Howe's British army in Philadelphia. The experience at Valley Forge was rough and the militia suffered through cases of disease,starvation,and supply loss. This event displays importance for conveying what was endured during the Revolutionary Era.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Congress had ratified preliminary documentsfor a truce to end the Revolutionary war with Great Britain. This document concluded the Revolutionary War on April 15 1783,but wasn't signed until September of 1783. This event has importace for being the end of the Revolutionary War.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was the 820,000,000 square mile purchase of the Louisiana territory made by the U.S. from France. This purchase makes up a large portion of the United States.This Land stretches from the Mississipi River to the Gulf of Mexico. This event is important for making up nearly a third of America and being the cause of creating various states in its content.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Meriweather Lewis was sent on an expedition by Thomas Jefferson to explore through the northwestern interior of America. This expedition alowed them to discover new species,plants,indians,and different geographical features. This event displays importance for being the first major discovery of the western U.S.
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    The Underground railroad wasn't an actual railroad or underground,but was a passage way used by fugitive slaves. The Underground Railroad was used to escape southern states to the North. Many Slaves escaped to a freeland with this pasage to live a better life. This event displays importance for saving many slaves during the Civil War Era.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The Wa r of 1812 was a war which was diversed between the U.S. and England. Due to England's attempts of control and declare power over the United States,this war had ascended. Through this war the U.S. suffered hardships from the White House burning,British invasions,and naval power but prevailed in the end. The war had concluded to an end because of the Treaty of Ghent which was issued on Feb.17,1815. This event has importance for being the end the fued between the U.S. and England.
  • Donner Party

    Donner Party
    The Donner Party was a group involved in the California Gold Rush. This party decided to take a shorter route to California but faced terrible concequences. This party had got stuck in rough terrain and variuos delays. The party eventually resorted to cannibalism to survive the winter. Sadly only half of the party survived and made it to California. This event displays importance for showing the damage dealt to gold fever victims during the gold rush
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The trail of Tears was the passage taken as part of President Andrew Jackson's removal policy. The cherokee indian tribe was forced to surrender their land east of the Mississipi River to migrate in present day Oklahoma. This event had then been called the Trail of Tears by indians, due to its horrible acts. This event displays iportance for recognizing the horrendous treatment done to indians.
  • Fugitive Slave Law

    Fugitive Slave Law
    The Fugitive Slave Law was a law placed on anyone who harbored or knew of run away slaves was to report to the police or be arrested.This law restricted runaway slaves from getting away while in the grasp of political law. This event displays importance for showing the insane efforts of southerners in this era.
  • John Brown's Raid

    John Brown was an abolitionist who led group of 21 enslaved men on a raid to the federal armory of Harpers Ferry in Virginia. Brown's party held out against the military for two days but then was eventually defeated. Brown loss many men including the capture of two of his sons. He was then sentenced to death in court on Nov.2. This event displays importance for acknowledging an effort to slavery's end.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was a Presidential announcement which declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the slave states "are, and henceforward shall be free.". This gave slaves a future of freedom and prosperity. This event displays importance for being a cuase of slave freedom.
  • Assasination of Lincoln

    Assasination of Lincoln
    President Lincoln was assasinated at a theater in Washington D.C. Lincoln was killed by an actor named John Wikes Booth. Booth snuck upon Lincoln's seat in the stands and shot him in the head. Booth had then made an escape after leaping off breaking his ankle. This event displays importance for being the cause of Lincoln's Death.
  • Cortes Defats the Aztecs

    Cortes Defats the Aztecs
    Hernan Cortez was a Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs.The Aztecs were a religous powerful civilization in Mexico. Cortes was anxious to rule them as a primary source in Mexico. Because of the Aztecs belief in a prophet which shared resemblance to Cortes;they perished. This event displays importance for being the cause of the fall of the Aztecs.