United States History by Adam Breaux

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Granted rights to both nobles and Freemen.
  • Period: Jun 15, 1215 to

    My Timespan

  • The Lost Colony

    The Lost Colony
    The Lost Colony was sponsered by Sir Walter Raleigh. The location was at Roanoke Island. This colony vanished in 1590 with no trace of how or where.
  • Jamestown

    Catain John Smith took 105 sailors and 3 ships to the First Permanent English Settlement. They named it Jamestown.
  • House of Burgesses

    House of Burgesses
    The House of Burgesses was the First representative assembly in The New World. It was on July 30 in Jamestown.
  • First Black Laborers

    First Black Laborers
    The first black laborers were indentured servants. They were broought to America in 1619 by the Dutch.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was signed on November 11 to form a government. That winter half the colony died.
  • Pilgrims

    Pilgrims, or puritan separatists, went to America on September 16 on the Mayflower. The 103 Pilgrims reached America on December 26.
  • Province

    Province was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams as a democratically ruled colony.
  • Harvard

    Harvard Founded
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    Parliment passed Navigation Acts regulating colonil commerce.
  • Nathanial Bacon

    Nathanial Bacon
    Nathanial Bacon led planters against autoctratic British Governor. They burned Jamestown on September 19. 23 of his buddies were executed.
  • William Penn

    William Penn
    In 1683 William Penn signed a treaty with the Indians that payed for Pennsylvania.
  • Witchcraft

    20 "witches" executed
  • Poor Richards Almanac

    Poor Richards Almanac
    Ben Franklin Publishes first Poor Richards Almanac.
  • John Peter Zenger

    John Peter Zenger
    Zenger accused of libel in New York after criticizing British Governor.
  • Great Awakening

    Great Awakening
    "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" , a famous sermon, is said. This is a major figure in the Great Awwakening.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    French and Indian War begins in 1754. ;
  • Plan of Union

    Plan of Union
    7 delegates meet to approve a plan of union by Ben Franklin. Rejected by colonies.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Sugar Act passed on April 5. Placed taxes on lumber, food, lmolasses and rum to pay for French and Indian war.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Stamp Act passed forcing a tax on stamps. Repealed March 17, 1766
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    Quartering act passed requiring all people to house troops if need be.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    Townshend Acts passed to take away all taxes except tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British troops shoot and kill 5 innocent people. Called the Boston Massacre.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Tons of Tea thown overboard by colonists dressed as indians to protestthe tea tax.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Intolerable Acts closed Baoston port until tea was payed for.
  • First Constitutional Congress

    First Constitutional Congress
    The first constitutional congress on September 5, 1774. Called for civil disobedience against Britain.
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Revere
    Paul Revere and William Dawes ride their horses through colonies to warn that the british are coming.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense sells 100,000 copies first year.
  • Frace and Spain

    Frace and Spain
    France and Spain agree to provide arms.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Articles of Confederation adopted by US on November 15.
  • John Paul Jones

    John Paul Jones
    John Paul Jones defeats British warship
  • Bank of North America

    Bank of North America
    Bank of North America founded.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Britain and Paris sign treaty.
  • Shays Rebellion

    Shays Rebellion
    A rebellion of farmers. They failed!
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    The constitutional Convention was held on May 25. They talked approved the constitution here, thus Constitutional Convention.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    Made rules for statehood. it also guaranteed freedom of religion.
  • Washington is Elected

    Washington is Elected
    Washington elected on April 30, 1789. He chose John Adams as his vice president.
  • Supreme Court

    Supreme Court
    Supreme Court is founded.
  • Bill o' Rights

    Bill o' Rights
    The Bill of Rights was the first 10 ammendments to the US Constitution............................................................................ It was put into effect on December 15, 1791.
  • WASHINGTON AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

    WASHINGTON AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
    Washington is elected for his second term as president on March 4, 1793.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    Farmers protested the whiskey tax.The government said it was ok because they passed it.
  • Washingtons Farewell Address

    Washingtons Farewell Address
    Washington decided not to run for a third term. By doing this he set a precedent to all following presidents that you could only run for 2 terms.
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    Alien and Sedition Acts were adopted in 1798. They tried to silence the political opposition.
  • Thomas is President!

    Thomas is President!
    THomas Jefferson elected president in 1801.
  • Marbury s. Madison

    For the first time in history the Supreme Court overturns a US law. This established Judicial review.
  • Louisianna Purchase

    Louisianna Purchase
    Napolean purchases huge area of land. This purchase was known as the Louisianna Purchase which costed $15 million.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Lewis and Clark explored the newly purchased Louisianna Purchase. They were gone for 2 years and collected some very valuble information.
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    The Embargo Act banned all trade with foreign countries.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was very gruesome.
  • Star Spangled Banner

    Star Spangled Banner
    British defeat US forces in Maryland and burn White House and Capitol. Star Spangled Banner made during this.
  • Florida

    Spain seceedes florida to US.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine opposed European intervention in Americas.
  • Indian Removal Act.

    Indian Removal Act.
    Provided land and money to Indians who agreed to move west.
  • Slave Rebellion

    Slave Rebellion
    Nat Turner led a slave rebellion that lasted for 2 months. 57 whites killed. 100 slaves killed.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    Cherokees forced to move to Oklahoma in October.
  • Telegraph.

    First telegraph message sent in 1844 from Washington to Baltimore. Samuel F.B. Morse invented the telegraph.
  • Mexican War

    Mexican War
    The Mexican War was mostly caused when James Polk ordered Gen. Zach Taylor to seize Texas.
  • GOLD

    Gold discovered in 1848 in California. 80,000 prospectors imigrate to California to get rich!
  • Comprimise of 1850.

    Comprimise of 1850.
    The Comprimise of 1850 admitted California as a state and made Utah and New Mexico territories. This also made the Fugutive Slave Law more harsh.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Toms Cabin.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    A treaty ritifies war with Mexico. Gadsden Purchase was made possible.
  • Dred Scott

    Dred Scott
    Slaves did noy become free when entering a free state, Congress could not bar slavery from a territory, Blacks could not be citizens.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln elected president in a 4-way race.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    The Homestead Act granted free farms to settlers.
  • Emancipation Proclimation

    Emancipation Proclimation
    Emancipation Proclimation freed all slaves in areas still in rebellion.
  • 13th Ammendment

    13th Ammendment
    13th ammendment abolished slavery in all of US.
  • 14th Ammendment

    14th Ammendment
    All people born in US are natural citizens.
  • 15th Ammendment

    15th Ammendment
    The 15th ammendment let blacks vote.
  • Red Cross

    Red Cross
    Clara Barton Founded American Red Cross.