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US History 1 Review

  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    An Italian explorer /sailing for Spain who believed that Asia (India) could be reached by sailing west from Europe. His first voyage was in 1492, wherein he discovered North America (Caribbean islands) and named it the West Indies. He will make four voyages to the new world without fully realizing what he had discovered.
  • Period: 1492 to

    US History

  • 1518

    Middle passage

    Middle passage
    Slaves would be traded like if they were jets, they would be sent from Africa to the Americas or the West Indies, They would be treated so bad.
  • Jamestown

    On May 14, 607 Jamestown was established, becoming the first permanent English settlement North America, it’s been dominated by the spanish, the colony has been a private venture which was run by the Virginia Company
  • Plymouth

    A group of 100 men (pilgrims) set sail on september 1620 on the mayflower, around late december they anchored at plymouth rock, most of the men died during the winter when they were sailing.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony

    Massachusetts Bay Colony
    A group of 1000 puritans settled in Massachusetts from England
  • New England Colonies

    Pilgrims, arrived at Plymouth rock and ten years later a wealthy company called Massachusetts Company sent out a much larger group, to establish another massachusetts settlement and they helped the local natives
  • Middle Colonies

    Middle Colonies
    In 1664 King charles gave the land between new england and virginia and they renamed it New York, New york is one of the most diverse colony. Also got Pennsylvania in 1680 from a Quaker.
  • Southern Colonies

    Southern Colonies
    Carolina colony depeded on slavery heavily and split is Nirth Carolina and South Carolina in 1729.
  • Great Awakening

    Great Awakening
    A movement that changed religious beliefs and how it changed how people see others because of their beliefs
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The war was seven years long, they were fighting for land and it was an actual bgi part of america
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act required colonists to pay taxes
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    It was a street fight a couple soldiers opened fire at 5 Americans because they were being taxed and didn’t like it
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    They dumped the tea as a way of protest because they were frustrated they being taxed
  • battle of Lexington/ Concord

    battle of Lexington/ Concord
    This was the start of the American Revolutionary War, British army sent people to get adams and john hancock