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  • Start of Revolutionary War

    Start of Revolutionary War
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    Revolutionary War

    The revolution of the american colonies wanting independence from Britain.
    Significance: The colonies became independent from Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It sates reasons why the british colonies of N.America sought independence.
    The significance: It started the Revolutionary War.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The U.S purchased the Louisiana Territory from France.
    Significance: It nearly tripled the size of the U.S.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    America declared war on britain because of impression.
    Significance: American fisherman gained rights to fish in the gulf of St. Lawrence
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    War of 1812

  • Indian Removal act

    Indian Removal act
    President Andrew Jackson called for the relocation of eastern Native Americans to land west of the Mississippi.
    Significance: This opened new land for settlement by U.S citizens.
  • Mexican American War

    Mexican American War
    Armed conflict between the U.S and Mexico.
    Significance: It gained over half the land owned by Mexico.
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    Mexican American War

  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    in the harbor of charleston its bombardant by the confederates opened the civil war.
    Significance: Started the civil war.
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    Civil War

  • Battle of Anteitam

    Battle of Anteitam
    the bloodiest two day battle in the civil war, ended inconclusivley.
    Significance: Stopped confedereates forward motion.
  • Emancipation proclamation

    Emancipation proclamation
    Lincoln proclaimed all slaves in the confederate slaves in the confederacy to be free.
    Signififcance: freed slaves and encouraged them to come fight for the union.
  • 54th Massachusetts Infantry

    54th Massachusetts Infantry
    first regiment for black soldiers was established.
    Significance: open the doors for black rights.
  • Seige of vicksburgh

    Seige of vicksburgh
    US Grant attacked vicksburg constant shelling for about a month, the confederates surrendered.
    Significance: Tis battle was ultimatley the end of the confederacy.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    the defeat of robert e lee was the turning piont in the war
    Significance: it almost garunteed the union win.