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  • May 9, 1492

    Columbus arrives at Bahamas

  • Roanoke colony founded by Raleigh

  • Spanish Armada defeated

  • VA Colony founded @ Jamestown

  • Plymouth Colony founded by Pilgrims on Mayflower

  • MA Bay Colony founded by Puritans

  • Period: to

    Great Migration of Puritans from England -> MA

  • New England Confederation

  • King Philip's War

  • Bacon's Rebellion

  • Dominion of New England

    brought down by colonists 1689
  • - 1767 Unpopular Acts (click for details)

    1733 Molasses Act
    1763 Proclamation/Quebec Act
    1764 Sugar Act
    1765 Stamp Act
    1766 Declaratory Act
    1767 Townshend Revenue Acts
  • Period: to

    French and Indian War

  • Stamp Act Congress

  • Boston Massacre

  • Tea Act & Boston Tea Party

  • Intolerable Acts

  • 1st Continental Congress

  • Lexington & Concord

  • 2nd Continental Congress

  • Declaration of Independence

  • Articles of Confederation

  • Battle of Saratoga

    -> France enters on side of US
  • Treaty of Paris ends Revolution

  • Shay's Rebellion

  • Constitutional Convention @ Philadelphia

    Ratified 1788
  • Northwest Ordinance

  • George Washington Inaugurated

  • Judiciary Act

  • Bill of Rights Ratified

  • Bank of US Approved

  • Whiskey Rebellion

  • Jay Treaty

  • Pinckney Treaty

  • XYZ Affair

  • Alien & Sedition Acts

  • Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions

  • Louisiana Purchase

  • Embargo Act

  • Period: to

    War of 1812

  • Hartford Convention

  • Treaty of Ghent ends War of 1812

  • Battle of New Orleans

  • 2nd Bank of US chartered

  • Panic of 1819

  • Missouri Compromise

  • Opening of Lowell Factories

  • First American Settlement in TX founded by Stephen Austin

  • Opening of the Erie Canal

  • Public school movement begins in Boston

  • Tariff of Abominations

  • Indian Removal Act

  • Opening of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

  • William Lloyd Garrison starts publishing the Liberator

  • Nullification Crisis

  • American Anti-Slavery Society Founded

  • Whig Party Organized

  • Gag Resolution passed in Congress

  • Battle of the Alamo

  • TX Independence from Mexico

  • Trail of Tears

  • TX annexed

  • Oregeon Territory border dispute resolved

  • Period: to

    Mexican War

  • Seneca Falls Convention

  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican War

  • Gold found in CA

  • Compromise of 1850

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin published by Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • Ostend Manifesto (Cuba)

  • Bleeding Kansas

  • John Brown raids Harpers Ferry

  • South Carolina Secedes

  • Soon-to-be Confederate States secede

  • Fighting at Fort Sumter begins Civil War

  • Homestead Act

  • Emancipation Proclamation

  • NYC Draft Riots

  • Sherman's March to the Sea

  • Freedman's Bureau Established

  • 13th Amendment outlaws slavery

  • Lincoln Assassinated

  • Black Codes begin

  • Civil Rights Act

  • KKK Formed

  • Congressional Reconstruction

  • Tenure of Office Act

  • 14th Amendment equal rights etc

  • 15th Amendment enfranchises blacks

  • Hayes-Tilden Controversy -> Reconstruction ends, Hayes becomes president