The Story of "US"

  • Jan 1, 1095

    The Crusades

    The Crusades
    The Crusades were a set of wars for the Holy land. The Roman Catholics against the Muslims. There were Seven major and many minor attacks. This event introduced the Europeans to new goods and objects, they got a new perspective while in Asia. This began the Renaissance
  • Jan 1, 1349

    Black Death

    Black Death
    The black death was a plauge that cause 1/3 of Europes population to be wiped out. This was inportant because it caused an era rise out of the midevial times.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus' Voyage

    Columbus' Voyage
    Columbus was the 'first' to discover Central America. Without him finding the 'new world' there would be a delay in so many things that happened because of it.
  • Apr 2, 1513

    Ponce De Leon

    Ponce De Leon
    Ponce De leon landed in Florida and helped Spain colonize This would eventualy lead to the founding of Georgia.
  • Jan 1, 1517

    95 Theses

    95 Theses
    The 95 theses was 95 things Matin Luther saw unfit in the Catolic Church, he nailed it to the door. This helped people know that these things are wrong, and that you can speak out.
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Martin Luther was excommunicated

    Martin Luther was excommunicated
    Luther refuses to recant, the 95 thesis and he is excommunicated. This really told Luther that the pope was a tyrant and that he needed to start a new type of Christianity. Hence lutheranism was born. This inspired people to follow what they believe.
  • Jan 1, 1533

    King Henry gets a divorce

    King Henry gets a divorce
    King Henry wants a divorce, but the pope won't give him one. This event caused the strat of the Church of England.
  • Jan 1, 1541

    DeStoto Voyage

    DeStoto Voyage
    DeSoto led an expedition into deep modernday US. He discovered the Mississippi River. His documentation helped others know what deep America was like.
  • Jan 1, 1565

    St.Augustine

    St.Augustine
    St,Augustine was the first Spanish colony in present day United states. This is the nations oldest city. This colony, would eventually lead to the colonization of Georgia.
  • Roanoke

    Roanoke
    Roanoke was the first colonization attempt in the new world, by Britain part. But it failed terribly. This gave hope to other countries to hop on the bandwagon and explore and colonize.
  • The Jamestown Colonization

    The Jamestown Colonization
    Jamestown was the first Brittish settlement in the "New World". It was very sucssesful and they thrived. Jamestowns importance was a great deal. The sucsess of the settlement, inspired others to colonize. It also told they Europians that its safe to come over.
  • Albany plan of Union

    Albany plan of Union
    The plan of union, was a plan that all the colonies to be together against Britan. This was the first time, anyone had talked about the colonies being unified as one.
  • George Washington kills a French Ambassador

    George Washington kills a French Ambassador
    George Washington killed French ambassador. Thus starting the French Indian war. This event starts the French Indian war and ultimately drives the french from North America.
  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1763
    The Treaty of Paris 1763 ended the French Indian war. This gave all land occupied by France in america to Britain This event would help us grow popularly and to let us know that we can overcome.
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
    This group was made up of political radicals that tarred and fetherd British tax colecters and soilders. These people helped start the war, and rebellion and freed us from some of the taxes.
  • Boston Masacre

    Boston Masacre
    The Boston Masacre was a killing of 5 unarmed Bostonians by the British. This event kindled the flame of rebellion in the hearts of the colonists.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea party was a "protest" on British tea tax. This riot was lead by the "Sons of Liberty". They boarded 3 ships and threw the tea inot the Ocean. This event closed the harbour and helped the colonists know we need to stand up. This event had harsh consequences from the Britsh. Like the closing of the dock and others. Without the punishment of this, the rebellion would'of came later.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    The 1st Continental Congress , was a meeting with all the representatives, from the colonies. This was the first time they met as a whole. They still were loyal to the king, but condemned the coercive acts. This was important because, this was the first congress, this kinda laid out how an issue, that involves all the colonies, can be worked out.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It changed the minds of many colonists about the British. "Its common sense to declare independence" This helped the war turn.
  • The Decleration of Independance

    The Decleration of Independance
    This was the 'break up letter' with us and King George. We are independent Thsi set us free and gave us the 4th of July!
  • William Pitt is the new Prime Minister of Britan

    William Pitt is the new Prime Minister of Britan
    William Pitt, became the prime minister. He poured money into the French and Indian War effort. He helped us win the war. Without William Pitt, the British would have lost the French and Indian war. Also he was the reason the colnies were taxed. King George, said it was their war, they pay for it.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    The treaty pf Paris 1783 ended the American Revolution. This gave the us freedom from Britain. This gave us freedom and started one of the largest countries in the world!
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Lousisana Purchase was a buying of land from France, by the US. It was a major part in our Westward Expansion, and gave us land to expand and grow,economically and populasly
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was a government act to remove indians to reservations. Many died, and weren't able to perform traditions, hence Trail of Tears This was an event that would complicate a long history of hate for the Natives.
  • Oregon Trail

    Oregon Trail
    The Oregon trail was journy to oregon. Thousands rushed to try and get land and a new life in Oregon. Many poeple rushed, so this helped Oregon populasly and gave a rich history to the trail.
  • Mexican-American War

    Mexican-American War
    The Mexican-American war was over control of Texas, due to their independence from mexico earlier on. This war played a key part in westward expansion, It gave us lots of land. This was because of the size of the mexican territories in modern-day USA
  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    The Gold Rush was when a man found gold in a California river. People packed up and went to California, to try and get rich. This helped california become a state, and help it economically.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The compromise of 1850 amended the the fugitive slave law. This ended the fugitive slave law. Now any excaped slaves are free and cant be returned.
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    The underground rail road was a set of stops that helped slaves excape. This helpled free many slaves.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    This act freed all slaves in the rebel states. This is important because this freed the slaves once the north won back the southurn teritories. This also freed the slaves from bondage, know they are free from their toils.
  • Lincoln's Assassination

    Lincoln's Assassination
    Licoln was shot at fords theater, by John Wilkes Booth. We lost a great man and leader. This cause the country to be in shock, and reconstruction was harder, because the man who had the plan was dead.
  • Appomattox

    Appomattox
    Gen.Robert E Lee surenderd to Gen.Grant. This ended the civil war, the union was one, slaves are free, and we are at peace.