Mapus arizona

U.S. and Arizona History

By nic811
  • First New England Settlement

    First New England Settlement
    In 1607, the first succesfull settlement was established by the English Settlers. It later became known as Jamestown, and served as the foundation for which America was built.
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    French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War can be known as the "The First World War," or more popularly as "The Seven Years War." Many countries including: Austria, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia and Sweden. This battle was ultimately over colonial domination and led to drastic consequences on both sides... the biggest being a weakened relationship between the 13 colonies and Royal Crown.
  • "Shot Heard 'Round the World"

    "Shot Heard 'Round the World"
    This is the event that marked the beginning of the American Revolution. After a lone shot of a gun, accidental or not, British soldiers opened fire on the Minute Men in Lexington leaving 8 dead.
  • Declaration of Indepence

    Declaration of Indepence
    By signing the Declaration of Independence, the 13 British Colonies were declaring themselves independent states and no longer a part of the British Empire.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This treaty officially ended the American Revolutionary War betwen the United States and Great Britain.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Jefferson's greatest accomplisment of his Presidency-- securing the massive extension of United States territory of what is now known to be Louisiana.
  • War of 1812

    Conflict fought between the United States and British Empire over trade restrictions, British ally with Indians over U.S. expansion, and impressment over the U.S. navy.
  • Abraham Lincoln takes office

    Abraham Lincoln takes office
  • Surrender of South in Civil War

    The South finally surrendered, and the Northern states "won" the Civil War.
  • Fifteenth Ammendment

    Fifteenth Ammendment
    Prohibits the government from denying anyone the right to vote baed on "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
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    World War II

    This was a global war that included many of the world's largest nations. These nations were eventually made into two sides, the Allies and the Axis. The Allies won over the Axis in 1945, thus ending the war.
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    Baby Boomer Generation

    Any person born between the years of 1946 and 1964 are considered Baby Boomers
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    The Korean War

    "Most forgotten war in U.S. history." Symbolizes that the focus of the Cold War had moved it's way to Asia.
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    This law deemed the segregation of white and black schools unconstitutional.
  • Richard Nixon voted President

    Won over democrtatic candidate Hubert Humphrey