U.S. History term 1

  • Massacre at Mystic

    Massacre at Mystic
    Connecticut colonists under Captain John Mason and their Narragansett and Mohegan allies set fire to the Pequot Fort near the Mystic River
  • The Scalp Act

    The Scalp Act
    The government would pay people to bring them native american scalps
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The amendment to abolish slavery
  • Boston tea Party

    Boston tea Party
    a political protest because of the tax on imported goods
  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord
    The kick off of the American Revolutionary War
  • The Declaration of Independence is Signed

    The Declaration of Independence is Signed
    The day 56 people signed the Declaration of Independence
  • The Winter at Valley Forge

    The Winter at Valley Forge
    The six-month encampment of General George Washington's Continental Army at Valley Forge was a major turning point of the American Revolutionary War
  • The Winter at Valley Forge

    The Winter at Valley Forge
    12,000 soldiers and 400 women and children started building the 4th largest colony at the time
  • Benedict Arnold turns traitor

    Benedict Arnold turns traitor
    he entered into secret negotiations with the British, agreeing to turn over the U.S. post at West Point in return for money and a command in the British army.
  • The Battle of Cowpens

    The Battle of Cowpens
    The Battle of Cowpens was an engagement during the American Revolutionary War fought near the town of Cowpens, South Carolina, between U.S. forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan and British forces under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton, as part of the campaign in the Carolinas.
  • Article of Confederation are Ratified

    Article of Confederation are Ratified
    "Maryland delegates signed the ratification of the Articles of Confederation" copy and pasted because I would have said it the same way.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown
    It was basically the end of the American Revolution
  • The 3/5ths Compromise

    The 3/5ths Compromise
    It made it to were slaves counted towards a states population. Every 5 slaves counted as 3 people.
  • The Constitution is Ratified

    The Constitution is Ratified
    When the Constitution became the framework for the government.
  • Presidential Inauguration of George Washington

    Presidential Inauguration of George Washington
    The inauguration of the United States first president
  • Washington’s Farewell Address

    Washington’s Farewell Address
    President George Washington wrote this before retiring after 20 year of public service and 2 terms as president.
  • Death of George Washington

    Death of George Washington
    He died of throat infection in Virginia
  • Election Day, 1800

    Election Day, 1800
    Vice president Thomas Jefferson defeated president John Adams
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    When the supreme court made the judicial review which is when states find a law that they think is unconstitutional they can take it down.
  • Slave Trade Ends in the United States

    Slave Trade Ends in the United States
    The Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves is a United States federal law that provided that no new slaves were permitted to be imported into the United States.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
  • The USS Constitution defeats the HMS Guerriere

    The USS Constitution defeats the HMS Guerriere
    USS Constitution vs HMS Guerriere was a battle between an American and British ship during the War of 1812, approximately 400 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. It took place shortly after war had broken out, exactly one month after the first engagement between British and American forces.
  • The Battle of Baltimore

    The Battle of Baltimore
    The Battle of Baltimore was a sea/land battle fought between British invaders and American defenders in the War of 1812. National Anthem was wrote.
  • The Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was United States federal legislation that stopped northern attempts to forever prohibit slavery's expansion by admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state
  • The Election of Andrew Jackson

    The Election of Andrew Jackson
    It featured a rematch of the 1824 election, as President John Quincy Adams of the National Republican Party faced Andrew Jackson of the Democratic Party.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    the president ( Andrew Jackson) to grant lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was part of a series of forced displacements of approximately 60,000 Native Americans of the Five Civilized Tribes
  • Nat Turner Rebellion

    Nat Turner Rebellion
    Nat Turner's Rebellion was a rebellion of enslaved Virginians that took place in Southampton County
  • The Battle of the Alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo
    The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar, killing most of the Texians and Tejanos inside.
  • Mexico loses California, New Mexico, and Arizona

    Mexico loses California, New Mexico, and Arizona
    This treaty ended the war between the United States and Mexico. By its terms, Mexico ceded 55 percent of its territory, including parts of present-day Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah, to the United States.
  • The Fugitive Slave Act

    The Fugitive Slave Act
    allowed for the capture and return of runaway enslaved people within the territory of the United States.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott v. Sandford was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court in which the Court held that the United States Constitution was not meant to include American citizenship
  • The Dead Rabbits Riot

    The Dead Rabbits Riot
    small-scale street fight between members of the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boys into a citywide gang war. Boss Tweed time
  • Abraham Lincoln Elected President

    Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Abraham Lincoln was elected president
  • South Carolina secedes from the United States

    South Carolina secedes from the United States
    South Carolina became the first state to secede from the federal Union
  • The First Battle of Bull Run

    The First Battle of Bull Run
    The First Battle of Bull Run, also known as the Battle of First Manassas, was the first major battle of the American Civil War.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.
  • The Treaty at Appomattox Court House

    The Treaty at Appomattox Court House
    association with the final battle of the Civil War and Confederate General Robert E. Lee's surrender to Union Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant
  • The Ku Klux Klan is Established

    The Ku Klux Klan is Established
    They are an American white supremacy group
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The amendment for equal protection under the law
  • John D. Rockefeller Creates Standard Oil

    John D. Rockefeller Creates Standard Oil
    He would become the richest man in US in history
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    gave black men the right to vote
  • Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone
    Changed the lives and communication of Americans forever
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn
    Custer's last stand
  • The Great Oklahoma Land Race

    The Great Oklahoma Land Race
    the first land run into the Unassigned Lands of former Indian Territory
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Battle of Wounded Knee
    a massacre of nearly three hundred Lakota people by soldiers of the United States Army.
  • Ellis Island Opens to Process Immigrants

     Ellis Island Opens to Process Immigrants
    Seven hundred immigrants passed through Ellis Island that day
  • Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Separate but equal
  • The sinking of the USS Maine

    The sinking of the USS Maine
    an explosion of unknown origin sank the battleship U.S.S. Maine in the Havana, Cuba harbor, killing 266 of the 354 crew members. The sinking of the Maine incited United States' passions against Spain, eventually leading to a naval blockade of Cuba and a declaration of war.
  • The Wizard of Oz (Book) is Published

    The Wizard of Oz (Book) is Published
    Actually represented a lot of what was happening in the gilded age
  • Teddy Roosevelt Becomes President of the United States

    Teddy Roosevelt Becomes President of the United States
    McKinley was assassinated Teddy then took his place
  • J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel

    J.P. Morgan Founds U.S. Steel
  • Ford Motor Company is Founded

    Ford Motor Company is Founded
    Where the assembly line was invented
  • Ida Tarbell Publishes Her Article About Standard Oil

    Ida Tarbell Publishes Her Article About Standard Oil
    Rockefeller's company
  • The 16th Amendment is Passed

    The 16th Amendment is Passed
    making it to where congress could collect taxes
  • Angel Island Opens to Process Immigrants

    Angel Island Opens to Process Immigrants
    opened to chinese families coming to the US this is how china town came to be
  • The 17th Amendment is Passed

    The 17th Amendment is Passed
    Allowing the people to vote for the senators
  • KDKA goes on the air from Pittsburgh

    KDKA goes on the air from Pittsburgh
    a broadcast of the returns of the Harding-Cox presidential election.
  • 1st Miss American Pageant

    1st Miss American Pageant
    Margaret Gorman, winner of the 1921 “Inter-City Beauty” contest and the first Miss America.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti arrested for armed robbery and murder

    Sacco and Vanzetti arrested for armed robbery and murder
    Sacco and Vanzetti were charged with committing robbery and murder at the Slater and Morrill shoe factory in South Braintree.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery scandal involving the administration of United States President Warren G. Harding
  • 1st Winter Olympics Held

    1st Winter Olympics Held
    The first Winter Olympics take off in style at Chamonix in the French Alps.
  • J.Edgar Hoover Becomes Head of the FBI

    J.Edgar Hoover Becomes Head of the FBI
    Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1924 until his death in 1972. He held office for so long because of his "secret files"
  • The Great Gatsby published by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    The Great Gatsby published by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Set in the Jazz Age on Long Island, near New York City, the novel depicts first-person narrator Nick Carraway's interactions with mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and Gatsby's obsession to reunite with his former lover, Daisy Buchanan.
  • Mein Kampf is Published

    Mein Kampf is Published
    Volume One of Adolf Hitler's philosophical autobiography, Mein Kampf
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    Scopes Monkey Trial
    A case where they were trying to get rid of the teaching of evolution in schools
  • Charles Lindbergh completes solo flight across the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh completes solo flight across the Atlantic
    Charles A. Lindbergh completed the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight in history, flying his Spirit of St. Louis from Long Island, New York, to Paris, France.
  • The Jazz Singer debuts (1st movie with sound)

    The Jazz Singer debuts (1st movie with sound)
    The Jazz Singer, the first commercially successful full-length feature film with sound, debuts at the Blue Mouse Theater at 1421 5th Avenue in Seattle. The movie uses Warner Brothers' Vitaphone sound-on-disc technology to reproduce the musical score and sporadic episodes of synchronized speech
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre was the 1929 murder of seven members and associates of Chicago's North Side Gang that occurred on Saint Valentine's Day. The men were gathered at a Lincoln Park garage on the morning of that feast day, February 14th.
  • Stock Market Crash Begins Great Depression

    Stock Market Crash Begins Great Depression
    also known as "Back Tuesday" this was caused by buying stock on margin
  • Black Tuesday (Stock Market Crash)

    Black Tuesday (Stock Market Crash)
    Stock market crash do to buying stock on margin
  • The Dust Bowl Begins

    The Dust Bowl Begins
    Severe drought hit the Midwest and Southern Great Plains
  • The Adoption of the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem

    The Adoption of the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem
    America's song
  • The Empire State Building Opens

    The Empire State Building Opens
    tall building
  • Franklin Roosevelt is Elected President (1st Time)

    Franklin Roosevelt is Elected President (1st Time)
    Roosevelt defeated Republican incumbent Herbert Hoover in one of the largest landslide victories in US history.
  • Adolf Hitler Become Chancellor of Germany

    Adolf Hitler Become Chancellor of Germany
    He was appointed chancellor of Germany in 1933 following a series of electoral victories by the Nazi Party.
  • CCC is Created

    CCC is Created
    The Civilian Conservation Corps was a voluntary public work relief program that ran from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men ages 18–25 and eventually expanded to ages 17–28. Roosevelt was the one who set it up.
  • WPA is Created

    WPA is Created
    It was part of his New Deal plan to lift the country out of the Great Depression by reforming the financial system and restoring the economy to pre-Depression levels. It was created by FDR. It was made to help with the unemployment rate.
  • J.J. Braddock Wins Heavyweight Boxing Title

    J.J. Braddock Wins Heavyweight Boxing Title
    Braddock won the Heavyweight Championship of the World as the 10-to-1 underdog in what was called "the greatest fistic upset since the defeat of John L. Sullivan by Jim Corbett"
  • Olympic Games in Berlin

    Olympic Games in Berlin
    The 1936 Olympics were held in a tense, politically charged atmosphere. The Nazi Party had risen to power in 1933, two years after Berlin was awarded the Games, and its racist policies led to international debate about a boycott of the Games.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass, also called the November pogrom, was a pogrom against Jews carried out by the Nazi Party's Sturmabteilung paramilitary forces along with civilians throughout Nazi Germany
  • Grapes of Wrath is Published

    Grapes of Wrath is Published
    The Grapes of Wrath has captured the American imagination, pulling back the curtain on a way of life that most of us could scarcely imagine, and showing us the powerful ways that literature can touch society.
  • Wizard of Oz Premiers in Movie Theaters

    Wizard of Oz Premiers in Movie Theaters
    THE BEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME PREMIERED.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    The invasion of Poland, also known as the September campaign, 1939 defensive war and Poland campaign, was an attack on the Republic of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union which marked the beginning of World War II.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain, also known as the Air Battle for England, was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force and the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy defended the United Kingdom against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany's air force, the Luftwaffe.
  • The Four Freedoms Speech

    The Four Freedoms Speech
    This was Franklin D. Roosevelt's State of the Union Address
  • The Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    The Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu
  • Battle of the Philippines

    Battle of the Philippines
  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II that took place on 4–7 June 1942, six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle on the Eastern Front of World War II where Nazi Germany and its allies unsuccessfully fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in Southern Russia.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    Operation Torch was an Allied invasion of French North Africa during the Second World War. While the French colonies were formally aligned with Germany via Vichy France, the loyalties of the population were mixed. Reports indicated that they might support the Allies
  • Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Program

    Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Program
    The Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program under the Civil Affairs and Military Government Sections of the Allied armies was established in 1943 to help protect cultural property in war areas during and after World War II.
  • The Battle of Kursk

    The Battle of Kursk
    The Battle of Kursk was a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk in the Soviet Union, during July and August 1943
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The Normandy landings were the landing operations and associated airborne operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history.
  • The Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Offensive, was a major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II which took place from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945.
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima
    Iwo Jima served as an emergency landing site for more than 2,200 B-29 bombers, saving the lives of 24,000 U.S. airmen
  • The Battle of Okinawa

    The Battle of Okinawa
    codenamed Operation Iceberg, was a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Army and United States Marine Corps forces against the Imperial Japanese Army.
  • The Death of FDR

    The Death of FDR
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American politician and attorney who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. He died in office
  • The Death of Adolf Hitler

    The Death of Adolf Hitler
    He didn't kill himself
  • Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

    Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
    The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945, respectively. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in armed conflict.
  • Newport Jazz Festival

    Newport Jazz Festival
    an annual American multi-day jazz music festival held every summer in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Nixon-Kennedy Debates

    Nixon-Kennedy Debates
    The Nixon-Kennedy Debates were the first televised debates
  • The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

    The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
    In Dallas, Texas, while riding in a presidential motorcade through Dealey Plaza. He was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald
  • The Beatles Appear for the first time on the Ed Sullivan Show

    The Beatles Appear for the first time on the Ed Sullivan Show
    The Beatles' record-breaking first live appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, at Studio 50 in New York City. Seventy-three million people were reported to have watched the first show.
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, authorizing President Johnson to take any measures he believed were necessary to retaliate and to promote the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder
    Operation Rolling Thunder was a frequently interrupted bombing campaign that began on 24 February 1965 and lasted until the end of October 1968. During this period U.S. Air Force and Navy aircraft engaged in a bombing campaign designed to force Ho Chi Minh to abandon his ambition to take over South Vietnam.
  • Atomic Bombing Nagasaki

    Atomic Bombing Nagasaki
    The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945, respectively. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in armed conflict
  • The Beatles break-up

    The Beatles break-up
    Exhausted from their extensive tours, during which they couldn't hear themselves play over the roar of their fans, the Beatles decided to stop performing live in 1966. Epstein opposed the decision, which the foursome felt was necessary in order to focus on the quality of their music
  • March on the Pentagon

    March on the Pentagon
    The March on the Pentagon was a massive demonstration against the Vietnam War on October
  • Mai Lai Massacre

    Mai Lai Massacre
    The My Lai massacre was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. A company of American soldiers brutally killed most of the people, women, children and old men, in the village of My Lai
  • Riots at the Chicago Democratic Convention

    Riots at the Chicago Democratic Convention
    Chicago, Illinois, U.S. The convention of 1968 was held during a year of riots, political turbulence, and mass civil unrest. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in April of that year inflamed racial tensions to an unprecedented level.
  • Woodstock

    Woodstock
    Woodstock Music and Art Fair, commonly referred to simply as Woodstock
  • Chicago 8 Trial

    Chicago 8 Trial
    The trial for eight antiwar activists charged with inciting violent demonstrations at the August 1968 Democratic National Convention opens in Chicago
  • Kent State Protest

    Kent State Protest
    Four Kent State University students were killed and nine were injured on May 4, 1970, when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on the crowd
  • Roe vs. Wade

    Roe vs. Wade
    Supreme Court issued a 7–2 decision in favor of "Jane Roe" (Norma McCorvey) holding that women in the United States had a fundamental right to choose whether to have abortions without excessive government restriction and striking down Texas's abortion ban as unconstitutional.