Timeline to Jefferson

  • Sep 16, 1492

    America Discovery

    America was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492
  • Jan 1, 1497

    British Exploration

    The beginning of British Exploration
  • Roanoke Established

    Caused problems with the Natives, Captured by Settlers
  • Jamestown

    Colony of Virginia, Kingdom of England
  • Plymouth Bay Colony

    Mainly Puritan population
  • French & Indian War

    Taxes were making colonist mad, Indians didn't have any land, seven years war, Treaty of Paris
  • Treaty of Paris

    Terminated the 7 years War
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Stop colonial Expansion
  • Revolutionary War

    War for Independance, Colonies against Great Britian
  • Decleration of Independance

    Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, Mostly recognized for liberty
  • Treaty of Paris

    Ended Revolutionary War, Britian turned against America
  • Constitution was Created

    Originally 7 articles, Amended 27 times, ratified June 1788
  • John Adams Elected Presidents

    First federalist president
  • XYZ affairs

    French Revolution, American neutrality, Federalist call for war
  • Alien and Sedition Act

    Made it harder for people to become US citizens, kept from random people coming to the US
  • Jefferson is Elected President

    Jefferson is Elected President of the US