United States History Timeline

By MyahV
  • May 20, 1492

    Columbia Exchange

    A exchanged food, animals,plants and slaves
  • May 20, 1500

    Middle Pasage

    Middle Pasage
  • Oct 15, 1558


    Group of christians that was only accepted in Phode Island and Pennsylvania
  • Quebec

    Located in Canada
  • House of Burgesses

    First house for elected representatives in Jamestown, Virginia
  • Anne Hutchinson

    banished from Massachusetts forspeaking out in church
  • Roger Wiliams

    banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony for speaking out against civil rights
  • King Phillip's War

    First Indian war between Natives and Americans
  • Quakers

    Quakers were a religous group of people.In today's world known as Christians. They believe in Jesus Christ. Quakers wee ONLY accepted in Phode Island and Pennslyvania during this time.
  • William Penn

    Found Pennsylvania
  • Cash Crop

    Cash Crop
  • James Oglethorpe

    Founder of Georgia
  • George Washington

    First President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, Founding Father.
  • French and Indian War

    washington Defeats Ohio, killed the French commander
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution was when everthing was being made. This was the time period when railroads was built to make it easier to transport goods. Also, when the cotton gon was built. The cotton gin made it easier for slaves
  • Treaty of Paris

    Ended the French and Indian War
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar was established in 1764, This act said that you needed tax on all molasses. Molasses is another word for sugar cance that makes sugar.
  • Quartering Act

    Had to provide food, shelter and supplies for Btritish Troops
  • Daughter of Liberty

    MAde things, fought for women equality, and supported the men in American Revolution and
  • Boston Massacre

    British Army was stationed in Boston and went on attack
  • Boston Tea Party

    Patriots threw tea in the Boston Harbor
  • Sons of Liberty

    formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take to the streets against the taxes by the British government
  • Revolutionary War

    "Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here."
    - Captain John Paarker, Lexington Green
  • Thomas Paine

    wrote the pamphlet "Common Sense"
  • Thomas Paine

    Thomas Paine wrote a pamphlet called "Common Sense" This pamphlet started the American Revolutionary War. The pamphlet bacically was aking for independence from Great Britain. He stated only common peope will understand
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declared independence
  • Valley Forge

    George Washington had his troop hide out at
  • Articles of Confederation

    An agreement of the 13 founding sates
  • Yorktown

    This battle was the final battle of the American Revolution.The the french trapped the Britain so they could not escape. surrendered to General Washington of the Continental Army.
  • Benjamin Franklin

    negotiated the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which marked the end of the Revolutionary War.
  • Virginia Plan

    Drafted by James Madison
  • Great Compromise

    Combined the ew Jersey and Virginia Plan
  • George Washington

    first president of the United States and Founding father, president during Revolutionary War
  • Bill of Rights

    the first ten amendments to the cobstitution.James Madison drafted the bill of rights. These protected rights included freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and petitio. Also, the protection of searches and seizures
  • XYZ Affair

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    XYZ Affair

    The XYZ Affair involved the U.S and France. There was a threat saying France was threatning to break into war. France declared war with the United States
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Land deal between United States and France
  • War of 1812

    War between British and French against the US togain land
  • Francis Scott Key

    Francis Scott Key was the lawyer who wrote Star Spangled Banner celebrating our victory for Britain when the attacked Baltimore. The poem is now the national anthem for the United states. This is mostly song at special occasions
  • James Madison

    James Madison
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Can not interfer with European Colonies
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
  • Temperance Movement

    Abolishment of Alcohol
  • Andrew Jackson

    His Presidency was March 4, 1829 – March 4, 1837
  • Black Codes

    limiting the civil rights and civil liberties of blacks. Even though discrimination laws against blacks existed
  • Women Sufferage

    Women Sufferage basically said women wasnt allowed to vote. They suffered during this time until the nineteenth amendment was passed in 1920 stating all women has the right to vote
  • Lord Baltimore

    Lord Baltimore
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement
  • Republican Party

    Celbration when a republican president is being elected
  • Fredrick Douglass

    " The Supreme Court ..not only power in the world. We, the abolitionists and colored people, should meet this decision, unlooked for and monstrous as it appears, in a cheerful spirit. This very attempt to blot out forever the hopes of an enslaved people may be one neccesary link in the chain of events preparatory to the complete overthrow of the whole slave system"
    Fredrick Douglass,1857
  • Dred Scott

    Dred Scott case was the case about the Missouri Slave who tried to sue for hs freedombecause his owner had died after he had been in a free state fo several years and when he tried to sue, the Supreme court said he is considered property(still a slave). He is not a citizen so he doesn't have the right to sue.
  • Andrew Carniege

    Invented the steel industry. He sold his steel interest to J.P Morgan for 500 Million. Andrew built the first seel plant in the United States. His buisness was important because steel helped build railroads and buildings.
  • Andrew Carneige

    Invented the steel industry. He sold hs steel interests to J.P Morgan for 500 Million. Andrew built the first steel plant in the United States. His buisness is important because steel helped build buildings and railroads
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad was use dfor slaves to escape. It was the secret pathway. Hariet Tubman was one of the first slaves to try the underground railroad
  • Jane Addams

    Founder of Hull House
  • Civil War

    Abraham Lincoln was president during this time
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    asked for slaves to have their freedom
  • Vicksburg

    this was included in the American Civil War, Battle between Vickburg and Mississippi
  • Gettysburg

    " We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain--that this nation under god , shall have a new birth of freedom---and that government of the peope, by the people, for the people shall not perish the earth"
    --Abraham Lincoln, November 19, 1863
  • Andrew Johnson

    He was impeached
  • Ku Klux Klan

    "The Ku Klux of the South are not by any means the lower classes of Society. The same may be said of the Ku Klux in the North ... Let no man think that we ask for people's pity or commiseration. What we do ask is fairness and equal opportunities in the battle of life"
    -Isaiah Wears, 1871
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Ended Slavery
  • Ulysses Grant

    Comander of The Union
  • Fifthteenth Amendment

    Prohibits the denial of suffrage based on race an color
  • John D. Rockefeller

    John D. Rockefeller invested in the Standard Oil Company. This oil was used for cars, railroads and other things. THe buisness made monoplies. The standard oil company had a huge impact in this time period.
  • Jim Crow Law

    Jim Crow Law
  • Thomas Edison

    Invented the light bulb
  • Hull House

    Hull House
  • Ellis Island

    Ellis Island is where European immigrants arrived in New York on the East Coast after beig checked to see if they were healthy enough to be in the United States. The sick immigrant, which was mostly Chinese ans Asians were checked into the West Coast, SanfransicoBay.
  • Pullman Strike

    rairoads couldn't move if there was a pullman car on it
  • Plessy vs. Ferguson

    The Plessy vs, Ferguson court case was saying that things should follow up with Jim Crow Law. Which mean blacks and whites should be seperated. Plessy vs. Ferguson stated that schools, stores, parks, public ares should be segergated.
  • Open-door Policy

    Europeans and The United States could trade with China

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Great Migration

    "I stayed on [the plantation] cause i didn't have no place to go ... Den i starts to feeling like i aint treat right. So one night I just put that new dress in as bundle and set foot right down the road , a walking west!"
    --Mary Lindsey, age 19
  • Seventeenth Amendment

    Establishes the election of United States goes by popular vote
  • Sixteenth Amendment

    Allows the federal government has to collect income tax
  • Panama Canal

    built by the French
  • World War l

    Austria-Hungarians fired the first shots of the war as a starter for the invasion of Serbia
  • Luisitania

  • Zimmerman Note

    Germany asked Mexico to attack the U.S
  • Espoinage Act

    a United State Law passed
  • Eighteenth Amendment

    the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States
  • Red Scare

    Communist in th United States
  • Nineteenth Amendment

    Womens Right to vote
  • Harlem Renissance

    African American movement in HArlem, New York. Alot of poets was mainly recognized
  • Mass Production

    lump some of Model T cars was being produced
  • Great Depression

    The Great Depression was when stock markets crashed, which mean the economy faltered and unemployment increased. People suffered from things running out because it wasnt any crops
  • Hooverville

  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    31st President
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
  • New Deal

    The new deal was during Franklin Roosevelt presidency. the term "New Deal" is a set of programs to recover the economy. Some of these New Deal Programs are Tennessee Valley which helped farmers and created jobs in poor areas of America.Another main new deal program would be Social Security, which helped elderly people, unemployed workers, and helped disabled people.
  • Wagner Act

    addressed relations between unions and employers in the private sector.
  • World War ll

    "Yesterday, December 7, 1941---a date which will live in infamy--- theUnited States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Emire of Japan ... The factof yesterday speaks for themselves. The people of the United States have already formed their opinions and well undestand the implications to the very life and safety of our nation ..."
    --Franklin Roosevelt, Message Asking for war Against Japan December 08,1941
  • D-Day

    Invasion of France, More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft and more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded. 100,000+ Soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler.
  • League Nation

    Ended World War 1
  • Cold War

    "[W}ar has undergone a technological change which make sit avery diffrent thing from what it used to be. War today between the Soviet empire and the free nations might dig the grave not only of our own society... Such as war not a possible policy for rational men."
    --President Harry S. Truman
  • Segregation

    Sperated Whites and Blacks
  • Dwight D Eisenhower

    "You have a row of dominos set up, you knock over the first one , and what will ahppen to the last one is certainly that it will go over very quickly. So you could have a beginning of a disintegration that would have the most profound influences"
    Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954
  • Montgomery Bus BoyCott

    The Montgomery Bus Boycott was when blacks couldnt sit in the back of the bus. Rosa Parks set a example of, Only because she refuse to give up her seat to a white man in Montgomery. Rosa Parks was arrested on December 01,1955. This hit the Supreme Court which stated, segregation on buses is unconstitutional.
  • Little Rock 9

    Nine African American kids was choosen to attend a all white school. These kids was being picked on and couldnt even enter the school becaus guards was told to block all doors.
  • Civil Right Act

    Stateds outlawed discrimination in public places and employment based on race, religion, or national orgin. The act banned segregation in public places such as schools, hospitals, restaurants, theaters and other public places. Thsi act also created EqualEmploymentOpportunityCommission to stop discrimination in finding jobs.
  • Voting Right Act

    Voting Rights Act banned dicrimination in voting. Voting Right Act said that African American has the right to vote. Their vote can not be denied
  • Vietnam

    nationalist forces attempting to unify the country of Vietnam under a communist government and the United States was attempting to prevent the spread of communism.

    North American Free Trade Agreement. WHich meant trade among the North American countries of Mexico, Canada, and the United States.