Technology Project #3

Timeline created by cfauver5
In History
  • Jamestown

    The first permanent English settlement in America
  • The House of Burgesses

    The first representative assembly in America, meets for the first time in Virginia.
  • The Plymouth Colony

    The Plymouth Colony is established by pilgrims from England.
  • Colonial Population

    Estimated at 50,400.
  • English Seizes New Amsterdam

    Seizes New Amsterdam from the Dutch and renames it New York.
  • Population of American

    Population of American is approximately 275,000
  • Boston News Letter

    Founded by John Campbell
  • Tea

    Tea is first introduced into American colonies.
  • Boston Masscre

    A street fight that turned deadly over a "patriot" mob throwing snowballs, sticks, and stones at British Soldiers
  • Boston Tea Party

    Protesting against the high taxes that England put on their teas. One of the first protests in American History.
  • Declaration of Independence

    US declare their independence from British.
  • Articles of Confederation

    America wanted the Articles of Confederation to reunite separate states. This is important because without it we would basically not have the freedom we have today.
  • Yorktown

    The final battle of the Revolutionary War
  • Underground Railroad

    A system of pathways that were used to get slaves from the South to the North, even to Canada. Many people helped with the Underground Railroad, and one was Harriet Tubman. It was important because this helped bring many slaves to freedom and this greatly affected the South.
  • Bill of Rights

    The Bill Of Rights is very important to the United States because it tells all the personal freedoms that limit the government’s power in many proceedings.
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution is basically the laws that we as Americans worked for and believe.
  • Election of 1800

    Close running Presidency where Thomas Jefferson beat Aaron Burr. Thomas Jefferson ended up being one of the greatest Presidents.
  • The War of 1812

    This was important because it strengthened the federal government, and showed other countries that they shouldn't mess with the United States.
  • Missouri Compromise

    This law was a congressional agreement that regulated the extension of slavery in Missouri. This was important because it was how slavery was going to be dealt with.
  • Civil War

    From 1861-1865. The Civil War was fought for freedom. This impacted the whole world.
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    President Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865. He was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Fords Theater.