Story of US

By E.Judge
  • Jan 1, 1100


    The Crusades were a series of holy wars fought during the year 1100. These war were between Europeans and the people of Jerusalum (Muslims) The Crusades were important because they introduced Europeans to new goods such as silk and spices. This lend to the Renassiance
  • Jan 1, 1340

    Black Death

    Black Death
    The Black Death killed 1/3 of the European population. This plague caused people to think god was punishing them. This was important because people began to question God and the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus Voyage

    Columbus Voyage
    Columbus hoped to sail West to get to India (East). When he set off he had 3 ships the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria. When he arrived in mordern day Cuba he thought he had landed in India and so he called them Indians. This is important because people knew there was more land beyond the ocean.
  • Jul 8, 1497

    Vasco Da Gama

    Vasco Da Gama
    Da Gama was the first expoler to complete the amazing task of sailing around the Cape of Africa on his way to get to India. This is important because people started to venture out and see what is out in the world.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Posting of 95 Theses

    Posting of 95 Theses
    The 95 theses wrote by Martin Luther were 95 things the church did that was not in the Bible's teachings. The reason this is important is because he was one of the first to stand up against the Roman Catholic Church
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Ponce De Leon

    Ponce De Leon
    De leon was a spanish explorer sent to explore the newly found land. That's when he discovered America, or Florida which he named for its "Flora" or flowerand plants. This is important because he is this one of the first to explore North America
  • Jan 1, 1532

    King Henery's Divource

    King Henery's Divource
    This divource was between Henery the Eighth and Kathrine of Argone. This divource was because she failed to produce a son for the king. There only offspring was a Girl by the name of Mary. This is important because it caused him to break away from the Roman Catholic Church that forbid divource.
  • Jan 1, 1532

    Est. Anglican Church

    Est. Anglican Church
    The Anglican Church was set up by King Henery VIII. This church was nearly the same as the Roman Catholic Church. Only is allowed Divource. This is important because it gave more power to the King of England as he now controlled reilgon.
  • Sep 1, 1565

    St. Augustine Est.

    St. Augustine Est.
    This settlement would be the first European colony in the modern day United States of America. It was set up by Spain in Spetember of 1565 in Northern Florida. This is important because it is the first European colony in the "New World"
  • Roanoke Attempt

    Roanoke Attempt
    Roanoke was a British settle ment set up in the New England area. This was a failed attempt as all edvidence of the settlement when returned to was gone. This is important because it was the first British Settlement in the "New World"
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was the first sucessful, and permanet sttlement for Britain. The settlement started wil around 400 people and within the first year they were down to about 97 people the reason for this is the bitter cold of the north during winter. This is important because this was the first surviving attempt at a settlement for Britain.
  • Pennsylvania Est.

    Pennsylvania Est.
    The establishment of Pennsylvania was the most diverse at the time of the orginal colonies and their forming. This settlement costisted of Irish, Dutch, German, and of course Britsh settlers. This is important because it shows that many types of people can live together. It also goes on to hold the Capital untill replaced by Washington D.C.
  • French and Indain War

    French and Indain War
    This was was between Britain and France over land called the Ohio River Valley. During the war Indians mostly sided with the French. This is important because it made England have to tax the colonist.
  • William Pit

    William Pit
    When Willaim pit became Prime Minster of England he poured mllions into the war effort. This lead to England's win, however England was now broke. In his honor they named Pittsburg after him. This is important because he caused England to need money leading to taxes for colonist.
  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1763
    This treaty ended the French and Indian War and gave all the land East of the Misssisssippi and Canada to England. It also gave all the land West of the Mississsippi to Spain. The French were allowed to keep their sugar producing Islands. This is important because the war has ended and the land has been divided again.
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
    The sons of Liberty were a group of protesters who strongly disagreed with the taxes and treatment of colonist. At first their protest were peaceful but became violent after a short time. This group most famous leader was Samuel Adams. This is important because they were some of the first to openly attack the British Government.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was a tax put on all printed goods. This act was passed by British Higher-ups. This act required colonist to have printed goods stamped after paying the tax. This is important because it was the first direct tax on the colonist, it causeda huge uproar.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Bpston Massacre depicted by PAul revere as an attack on colonist was not true. Bost sides were in the wrong. Colonist attacked soldiers, one was hit and his gun went off. The soldier thought they were being attacked and fired into the crowd. This is important because it caused many to change there mind about the Britsih soldiers.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    the first congress was made so the U.S. had Rep. in the Taxes being placed on them by the British Government. This is important because it was one of the first types of Democaty in the colonys.
  • Decalration of Independence

    Decalration of Independence
    Wrote by Thomas Jefferson and approved by congress on July 4 this showed England we would no longer obey them. This is important because it starts the America Revolution, and it also gives hope to our soldiers in the Continental Army.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    Valley Forge is were Wahington's army spent the winter over looking Philly. While at valley forge many were lost to small pox, However the ones who did survive were trained by Baron Von Sturben a Ex-Prussian General. This is important because our army was now trained and ready to fight with a new fighting style.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    The Treaty of Paris 1783 ended the American Revolution. This treaty was created after America Won in Yorkstown. This wa important because America had just won against Great Britain. Great Britain was the most powerful country in Europe at the time.
  • Louisana Purchase

    Louisana Purchase
    This peice of land brought by America, From France. the Predsident was concinced by Ben Franklin, who wanted to fulfill his dream of a country from ses to shining sea. This piece of land spread from the rocky mountains doen to new orleans This is important because the U.S, Doubled in size.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Meriwether Lweis and Willaim Clark choosen by Jefferson were given the Job of traveling down the Missoir River to see if it connect to the Pacfic Ocean. Along the Journy they also had to coolect information on indians, plants, animals, and draw detailed maps of the area. This is important because it informed peopleabout the land and what was out there.
  • indaina Removal Act

    indaina Removal Act
    In 1830 an Act was passed to move all indains east of the mississippi over to the west side. The act wrote by Jackson gave U.S. soldiers permission to force the indians off the land This was done so settlers could move into the area beteen the mountains and the Mississippi safly. This is importan tbecause there was new land and rook for the settlers.
  • Mexican-america War

    Mexican-america War
    The Mexican-American war over Texas, this happened after the Texas Wat for Independance. Mexican were still considered intrudes on mexican land and Santa Anna. This war is important because after we won the war we gained California, Nevada, arizona, and Utah, opening up even more land for sttlers to expolre.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    The gold rush of 1949 brought thousands of people to California. these people named the $9ers after the year they left. San Fransico the otwn closet was almost over night turned into a huge port city. This all started becaus eof John Sutter. This is important because it brought people to the west of the U.S.
  • Fugitive Slave Law

    Fugitive Slave Law
    The compromise of 1850 was sent in place to keep slaves from escaping to the North. All the legal right of the salves were taken away even in the northern states. This is important because it created a bigger rift between the North and the South
  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    This was th last northern fort on southern land. Many Union soldiers were stationed there. Linccoln sent a supply ship and the confedates saw it as an attack. The confederates opened on the fort. With little supplies they surrendered. This was the first battle of the Civil War.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    In pennsylvania Gen. Robert E. Lee Lead an offensive attack on the Union. On the secound day of fighting Gen. Joshua Chamberlain secured the high grounf, known as the ridge. On the third day Confederate General R.Pickett Attacks the ridge but did not seize it. The Confederates srurrender. This is importantbecause its a win for the Union
  • Surender of Apponattox

    Surender of Apponattox
    Gen Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Grant. Grant unlike any surrender before allowed them to keep their weapons. Now that the War had ened Lincol wanted to put the Counrty back together peacefully. This is important because the Union has won the Civil war.
  • Assassination of Lincoln

    Assassination of Lincoln
    Lincoln was shot by John Wilks Booth shot Lincoln of Apirl 14. On this day Lincoln and his wife, along with Rathbone, Ms. Harris. Lincoln was shot in the back of the head, while Rathbone was stabed in the shoulder. This is important because Lincoln's predsidencey ended and the southerns had just started to like him.