U.S. history A time line

  • Period: Jan 24, 1492 to

    Amarican history

  • Aug 24, 1492

    The Discovery of America by Columbus

  • The Settlement of Jamestown

  • Period: to

    The French and Indian War

  • The Boston Tea Party

  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

  • The Declaration of Independence

    "In fact, independence was formally declared on July 2, 1776, a date that John Adams believed would be “the most memorable epocha in the history of America.” On July 4, 1776, Congress approved the final text of the Declaration. It wasn't signed until August 2, 1776."
  • Period: to

    The Battle of Yorktown

  • The Constitutional Convention

  • The Alien and Sedition Acts

  • The invention of the cotton gin

    "The modern mechanical cotton gin was invented in the United States of America in 1793 by Eli Whitney (1765–1825). Whitney applied for a patent on October 28, 1793; the patent was granted on March 14, 1794, but was not validated until 1807."
  • The Louisiana Purchase

  • The War of 1812

  • The Missouri Compromise

  • Andrew Jackson’s Election

  • The invention of the telegraph

  • The Panic of 1837

  • Period: to

    The Trail of Tears

  • Period: to

    The Mexican-American War

  • The Compromise of 1850

  • The Firing on Fort Sumter

  • 13th, Amendment to the Amarican constitution

  • Period: to

    The Emancipation Proclamation

  • The Organization of Standard Oil Trust

  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

  • Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

  • Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment

  • 14th Amendment to the Amarican constitution

  • 15th Amendment to the Amarican constitution

  • The invention of the electric light

  • The invention of the telephone

  • Homestead strike

  • Pullman Railroad strike

  • Period: to

    The Spanish-American War

  • Theodore Roosevelt becomes president

  • The invention of the airplane