U.S. History

Timeline created by EthanHall
In History
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus' 1st voyage 1492

    Columbus sails to America.
  • The year Jamestown was settled

    the first permanent British settlement in north america
  • End of the French and Indian war 1763

    ended with the signing of the treaty of paris
  • Boston Massacre

    Street fight between a "patriot" mob and a squad of British soldiers
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    They were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War
  • The Declaration of Independence

    It was for declaring independence from British rule
  • President Washington's inauguration

    When President Washington took the oath as the first president of The United States
  • The battle of Yorktown

    French and American forces trapped the British at Yorktown, Virginia, forcing them to surrender
  • The signing of the constitution

    A paper to establish the basic rights of American citizens
  • the invention of the cotton gin

    A machine that speeds up the process of removing seeds from cotton fiber
  • Buying of the Louisiana Purchase

    When President Washington bought 828,000 square miles of land from France
  • Lewis and Clark expedition begins

    Their mission was to explore the unknown territory, establish trade with the Natives and affirm the sovereignty of the United States in the region. One of their goals was to find a waterway from the US to the Pacific Ocean. from https://www.historynet.com/lewis-and-clark-expedition
  • The Battle of Fort McHenry

    The British army attacked Fort McHenry but they defended it
  • The Battle of the Alamo

    A siege in San Antonio where 180 American rebels fought against 4000 mexican forces for Texan independence
  • The 13th amendment

    The amendment abolished slavery
  • President Lincoln's assassination

    He was shot in the head while attending a play