U.S. History Timeline

By 18WAekh
  • Aug 3, 1492

    The Discovery of America by Columbus

  • The Settlement of Jamestown

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    The French and Indian War

  • The Boston Tea Party

  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

  • The Declaration of Independence

  • The Battle of Yorktown

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    The Constitutional Convention

  • The invention of the cotton gin

  • The Alien and Sedition Acts

  • The Louisiana Purchase

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    The War of 1820

  • The Missouri Compromise

  • The invention of the telegraph

  • Andrew Jackson’s Election

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    The Trail of Tears

  • The Panic of 1837

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    The Mexican-American War

  • The Compromise of 1850

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    The Firing on Fort Sumter

  • The Emancipation Proclamation

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    13th, 14th, 15th Amendments

  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

  • Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

  • Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment

  • The Organization of Standard Oil Trust

  • The Pullman and Homestead Strikes

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    The invention of the electric light, telephone, and airplane

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    The Spanish-American War

  • Theodore Roosevelt becomes president