U.S. History

  • Jamestown Founded

    Jamestown Founded
    Jamestown, VA first successful colony in America
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    American History

  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    First act of Self-Government in the colonies
  • French and Indian War started

    French and Indian War started
    Britian declares war on France for sideing with the Native Anericans and started attacking British settlements
  • Declaration of Independance/Start of the American Revolution

    Declaration of Independance/Start of the American Revolution
    The colonist grew angry with how the British were treating them, so they got together and declared their independance, and telling King George why they are breaking away from Britian
  • American gains its Independance

    American gains its Independance
    The Colonial Army defeated the British at Yorktown, NY
  • Constitution signed

    Constitution signed
    The United States decided the Articles of Confederation were not working, so they got together and wrote the Constitution they are known as the Constitutional convention
  • Louisianna Purchase was made

    Louisianna Purchase was made
    Thomas Jefferson buys Louisianna from France for 15 million dollars
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    In 1820 the missouri compromise was made to divide the slave and free states in America
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Entered present day New Mexico, Utah, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Orgeon, Minnesota, and Washington
  • Civil War breaks out

    Civil War breaks out
    The Confederacy attacks Fort Sumter, South Carolina
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    Hayes removes the remaining troops in the south to end reconstruction