United States History

  • Period: Apr 18, 1215 to

    United States

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
  • Roanoke Island

    Roanoke Island
    Was founded by Sir Walter Raleigh. Also know as "Lost colony" because they vanished.
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was the first permanent english settlement. Located on Virginia coast.
  • House of Bur.

    House of Bur.
    House of Bur. first representative assembly was in Jamestown July 30.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    Was the first form of self-gov in the new world.
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Was founded by Roger Williams for religious reasons.
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    To control colonial commerce in English needs , passed by British Parliament.
  • Bacon

    Nathaniel Bacon Rebellion agaisnt British Gov. Sir William Berkeley. Collasped when Bacon died.
  • Penn

    Willaim Penn founded Pennsylvania
  • Witchcrafft

    Were if you were acused of witchier you were burned.
  • Great Awakening

    Great Awakening
    Was a religious revival.
  • Poor Richard's Almanack

    Poor Richard's Almanack
    Published by Benjamin Franklin.
  • Zengor Trail

    An editor, John Peter Zenger, criticized British governor's of conduct of office in New York Times.
  • French and Indiana War

    French and Indiana War
    When the French occupied Ft.Duquesne began the war.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Fornid colonist to move west of App. Mountains
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Tax on lumber, foodstuff, molasses, and rum to pay war debates.
  • Acts

    Stamp Actrequired stamps to fund royal troops.
    Quartering Act to house th British army in the colonies.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    Levied taxes except tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    A mob was fired at by British troops.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A mob dumped all tea into ocean and burned cargo ships in protest to the tea tax.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Parliament ruled for Mass. to be self-ruled.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Held in Philadelphia called for civil disobedience.
  • 1775

    Patrick Henry"Give me libery or give me death"
    Paul Revere "Midnight Ride" rode twn to twon to worn the British were coming.
    Lexington and Concord first battle of Revolutionary War.
  • 1776

    Thomas Paine wrote "Common Sense"
    Declaration of Independence was aproved.
  • 1777

    Articles of Confederation was adopted by Continental Congress.
    5,000 Men surrendered at the Battle Of Saratoga.
  • John Paul Jones

    John Paul Jones
    Know for his battle with the Serapis.
  • 1781

    Yorktown is were FRancois Joseph stopped Bitish Fleet
    Cornwallis surrendered.
  • Paris Treaty of 1783

    Paris Treaty of 1783
    British signed it, recognizing American independence.
  • 1787

    Northwest Ordinance was the way Northwest Terrtories were to be governed.
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    He was chosen by all electors to be president
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    Were submiitted to states.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin.
  • Washington

    Washington's farewell address as president.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Doubled the size of the U.S.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Explored Louisiana Purchase
  • Steamboat

    Robert Fulton made it.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The war began.
  • "Star-Spangled Banner"

    "Star-Spangled Banner"
    Written by Francis Key Scott.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Allowed slavery in Missouri but not west of the Miss. River.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    Opposing European intervention
  • "Trail of Tears"

    "Trail of Tears"
    Cherokee were forced to walk to Oklahoma.
  • Telegraph

    Was made by Samuel B. Morse.
  • Woman's Rights Convention

    Woman's Rights Convention
    Lucretia Mott and Elizabath Stanton led the Seneca Falls NY.
  • Compromis of 1850

    Compromis of 1850
    Henry Clay wrote the compromis that admitted California as the 31st state.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe's.
  • Dred Scott

    Dred Scott
    Order against because slaves cant sue.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Was elceted as president.
  • Confederate States of America

    Confederate States of America
    Civil War began with the Conf fired at Ft.Sumter.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The bloodest one-day battle.
  • Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address

    Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address
    Freed all slaves. Lincoln gave a speech.
  • 1865

    Lee surrendered. Lincoln was shot at movies. 13th Amendment abolishing slavery.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Providing citizenship of all people born in U.S.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Giving voting rights to all men.
  • American Red Cross

    American Red Cross
    Founded by Clara Barton.
  • Jordan Blair Odlozil

    I was born. yeahh