Constitution of the united states of america

United States History (American Pagent 13 Edition)

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus lands in Bahamas

    Columbus lands in Bahamas
  • England defeats the Spanish Armada

  • Virginia Colony founded in Jamestown

  • First Anglo-Powhatan WAr

  • Virginia House of Burgesses Established

  • First Africans arrive in Virginia

  • Pilgrims sail on the Mayflower to Plymouth Bay

    Pilgrims sail on the Mayflower to Plymouth Bay
  • Population of English colonies in America about 2,000

  • Virginia becomes a royal colony

    Virginia becomes a royal colony
  • Puritains found Massachusetts Bay Colony

  • Roger Williams founds Rhode Island Colony

  • Conneticut and New Haven colonys founded

  • New England Confederation formed

  • First Navigation Laws control commerce

  • Carolina Colony created

  • King Philip's War

  • William Penn Founds Pennsylvania colony

  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
  • Population of English Colonies about 250,000

  • New York City Slave Revolt

  • French found New Orleans

  • Georgia Colony Created

  • Jonathan Edwards begins the Great Awakening

    Jonathan Edwards begins the Great Awakening
  • South Carolina Slave Revolt

  • Seven Years War Begins

  • Seven Years War ends

    Seven Years War ends
  • Sugar Act

  • Stamp Act

  • Declaratory Act

  • Townsend Acts

  • British Troops occupy Boston

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
  • Intolerable Acts

  • First Continental Congress

  • First Continental Congress Calls for abolition of slavery

  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
  • Battlle of Bunker Hill

  • Paine's Common Sense

  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
  • Formation of the French-American Alliance

  • Articles of Confederation put into effect

  • Treaty of Paris after the Revolutionary War

  • Land Ordinance

  • Shays Rebellion

  • Consitutional Convention in Philidelphia

  • Consitution put into effect

    Consitution put into effect
  • Washington Becomes president

    Washington Becomes president
  • Bill of Rights adopted

  • Federalist and Democratic-Republian parties formed

  • Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin

    Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin
  • Whiskey Rebellion

  • Jefferson becomes president

  • Second Great Awakening

  • Naval War in Tripoli

  • Lewis and Clark expedition completed

    Lewis and Clark expedition completed
  • Robert Fulton's steamboat

    Robert Fulton's steamboat
  • Madison elected President

  • Congress outlaws slave trade

  • US declares war on Britain War of 1812

  • Monroe Elected president

  • Panic of 1819

    economic crisis
  • Missouri Compromise

  • Secretary Adams proposes Monroe Doctrine

  • Mexico opens Texas to American settlers

  • Erie Canal completed

    Erie Canal completed
  • House elects John Quincy Adams as president

  • Tarif of Abominations

  • Jackson elected president

    Jackson elected president
  • Indian Removal Act

  • South Carolina nullification crisis

  • Texas wins independence from Mexico

  • Van Buren elected president

  • Harrison elected president

  • AntiSlavery Liberty Party organized

  • Polk becomes president

    Manifest Destiny
  • United States Annexes Texas

    United States Annexes Texas
  • Free Soil Party created

  • Mexican War

    Mexican War
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
  • Compromise of 1850 including Fugitive Slave Law

  • Cumberland Road completed

  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

  • Republican Party formed

    Republican Party formed
  • Civil War begins

    Civil War begins
  • Transcontinental railroad authorized

  • Homestead Act

  • Gettysburg

  • Emancipation Proclamation

  • Freedman's Bureau established

  • Southern States pass Black Codes

  • National Labor Union organized

  • Reconstruction Act

  • Grant becomes presdident

  • Standard Oil Company organized

  • Panic of 1873

  • Bell invents the telephone

    Bell invents the telephone
  • Reconstruction Ends

  • Edison invents the lightbulb

    Edison invents the lightbulb
  • Garfield becomes President

  • Garfield assassinated

  • First immigration laws passed

  • Brooklyn Bridge Completed

    Brooklyn Bridge Completed
  • Clebeland becomes president

    Clebeland becomes president
  • Statue of Liberty built

    Statue of Liberty built
  • Harrison beats Cleveland for president

  • McKinley Tariff Act

  • Sherman AntiTrust Act

  • Depression of 1893

  • Coxey's Army marches on washington

  • Cubans revolt against Spain

  • Plessy vs Ferguson legislation "seperate but equal"

  • Hawaii Annexed

    Hawaii Annexed
  • Spanish American War

  • First American Open Door note

  • Gold Standard Act

  • McKinley assassinated and Roosevelt becomes president

    McKinley assassinated and Roosevelt becomes president
  • US marines occupy Cuba

  • NAACP founded

  • Construction of the Panama Canal completed

    Construction of the Panama Canal completed
    started in 1904
  • Puerto Ricans granted US citizenship

  • Indian Reorganization Act