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 1 Review

  • 1518

    Middle passage

    Middle passage
    was the forced voyage of enslaves Africans across The Atlantic Ocean to the new world it was one leg took goods like knives,guns,ammunition,cotton cloth,tools from Europe to Africa about 1518 to the mid-19th century, millions of african men and women and children made the 20-to-90 day voyage. mainly was about slavery and how many people wasted their lives and stuff and many African people were transported to many long places
  • Jamestown Colony

    Jamestown Colony
    The First permanent English settlement in North america. established on May 14,1607. they went through whats called "starving time". during the winter the English were afraid to leave the fort due to legitimate fear of being killed by the Powhatan Indians
  • Plymouth

    September 1620, a group of around 100 English men and women set sail for the new world aboard the mayflower. In late December the mayflower anchored at Plymouth rock where the pilgrims formed the first permanent settlement of Europeans in New England
  • New England colonies

    New England colonies
    the pilgrams with the help of local natives, the colonists soon got the hang of farming,fishing and hunting and massachusetts prospered as the massachusetts settlements expanded they generated new colonies in New England
  • Massachusetts bay colony

    Massachusetts bay colony
    is one of the original English settlements in present day Massachusetts, settled in 1630 by a group of about 1,000 puritan refugees.
  • The Middle colonies

    The Middle colonies
    in 1664 King Charles 11 gave the territory between new England and virginia. In 1680 the king granted 45,000 square miles of land west of the Delaware river to William Penn lured by the fertile soil and the religious toleration that Penn promised people migrated there from all over Europe. most of the emigrants payed their way to the colonies most of them were not indentured servants and they had enough money to establish themselves.
  • Great Awakening

    Great Awakening
    between the 1720's and 1740's it was part of the religious ferment. the Purtian fervour of the american colonies waned toward the end of the 17th century, but the great awakening under the leadership of Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield and others served to revitalize religion on region. The great awakening represented a reaction against the increasing secularization of society against the corporate and materialistic
  • the southern colonies

    the southern colonies
    a territory that stretched south from Virgina to Florida. in its southern half, planters presided over vast estates that produced corn, lumber, beef and pork and starting in the 1690's rice. they had close ties to the English planter colony on the Caribean island of Barbados, which relied heavily on african slave labor and many were involved in slave trades themselves.
  • French and indian war

    French and indian war
    also known as the seven years war when france expansions into the ohios river valley brought repeated conflict with the claims of the british colonies which led to a war that france won.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    was mainly about technology advancing it was the process of change from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    the stamp act was the first British parliamentary attempt to raise through direct taxation of newspaper which people use most of the time because their is not technology and it was a help to pay for British troops stationed in the colonies during the seven year war (french and indian war)
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston massacre was a deadly riot on king street in Boston it began as a street brawl between american colonists and a lone British soldier but quickly escalated to something horrible and their was lots of blood
  • Boston Tea party

    Boston Tea party
    it was at griffins wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists, frustrated and angry at Britian for imposing "taxation without representation so they dumped 342 chests of tea
  • battles of Lexington /concord

    battles of Lexington /concord
    the first battle of the American Revolution, Massachusetts colonists defied British authority, outnumbered and outfought the Redcoats, and embarked on a lengthy war to earn their independence. it persuaded many Americans to take up arms and support the cause of independence
  • The revolutionary war

    The revolutionary war
    the war started basically because tension had been building between colonists and the British authorities. the war followed more than a decade of growing estrangement between the british crown and a large and influential segment of its North American colonies
  • Declaration of independence

    Declaration of independence
    a document that was approved by the continental congress. the 4th the day on which the declaration of independence was, adopted has always been celebrated in the United States as the great national holiday the fourth of July or independence day.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    the valley forge is the story of the six month encampment of the continental army of the newly formed United States. no battle was fought
  • Article of confederation

    Article of confederation
    The contineental congress adopted the Articles of the confederation, the first consitution of The United States. but it did not occur until march 1, 1781. The need for a stronger fedrel government soon became apparent and eventually led to the constutuational convention in 1778. The present United States Constitution replaced the Articles of the confederation on March 4, 1789
  • Battle of the york town

    Battle of the york town
    American victory. outnumbered and outfought. British troops surrendered to the continental army and their french allies this last major land battle of the american revolution led to negotiations for peace with the signing of the treat of Paris.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    representatives from each of the former colonies, except Rhode island, at which the constitution of the united states was framed . they had a document and then threw it away and made a new one which made or created the united states constitution.
  • Bill Of Rights

    Bill Of Rights
    The bill of rights is the first 10 Amendments to the constitution . this guaranteeing such rights as the freedom of speech. Its mainly a Document containing a formal statement of rights
  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad
    Many slaves used it to escape and be free they used it during.Harriet Tubman was the one to help many people to escape. The acts of Self-emancipation labeled slaves as “fugitives,escapees,or runaways.” More importantly it basically helped slaves go to the free states
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    It was a deal between the United States and France. The U.S got approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi river for about $15 million dollars.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    was a U.S military expedition led by captain Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase and explore the pacific west. it was a huge chapter in the history of American Exploration.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    it was a war fought between The United States and Great Britain the war was over British violations of the U.S maritime rights. the U.S wanted to set up an Indian state in the Midwest in order to maintain their influence in the region, which is why 10,000 Native Americans fought on the side of the British
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    to preserve the balance of power in congress between slave and free states. The Missouri compromise was passed in 18020 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state. they kinda drew a line and spit it half and half like half is a slave state and the other half were a free state
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    John Quincy Adams beat Andrew Jackson by getting more electoral votes in the House of Representatives.
  • Abolitionists

    A person who sought to abolish slavery during the 19th century. They wanted to end slavery everywhere
  • Indian removal act

    Indian removal act
    Indian removal act was signed by the president Andrew Jackson it was authorizing the president to grant lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing borders. Many left peacefully some didn’t
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    The battle was fought between the Republican's Texas and Mexico. I took place in a for in san Antonio, Texas called Alamo. The Mexicans won the battle killing the Texans in the fort. It was war for the independence from Mexico.
  • Manifest destiny

    Manifest destiny
    The idea that united stars is destined by god. They believed that (god) granted them the right to take the land by force.
  • Mexican-American war

    Mexican-American war
    It was a war by Mexico and the United States a dispute over weather Texas ended at the Nueces river or the rio grande
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    gold was found in California and they discovered gold= money so then sudden populations increased then allowed California to go rapidly to statehood, in the compromise of 1850
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    It was five separate bills passed by the untied states. It defused a political confrontion between slave and free states
  • Uncle toms cabin

    Uncle toms cabin
    It was a Novel about a guy named Tom who was going somewhere and he then saves a little girl and the little girls father purchased tom
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    It was a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery of the proposed state of Kansas. It was a violent civil confortation
  • Dred Scott decisions

    Dred Scott decisions
    A question was raised in 1857 before the Supreme Court in case of dred scott vs sandford.Scott sued for the freedom on the ground and the freedom where he lived. After 11 years his case reached the Supreme Court
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    It was a debate of Douglas accusing Lincoln of being an abolitionist while Lincoln accused of Douglas wanting to nationalize slavery
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    The battle of fort Sumter was marked the beginning of the civil war. General Pierre head the attack on fort Sumter
  • Confederate States of America

    Confederate States of America
    Many states decided to leave and become a country which then was called the confederate states of America the north didn’t like this idea and decided it was cool to leave and then it started the civil war in a way
  • Civil war

    Civil war
    The deadliest American war it was against the north and the south. It was against slavery and how slavery was bad and the north didn’t like it.
  • Emancipation proclamation

    Emancipation proclamation
    President Lincoln issues the emancipation proclamation. The proclamation basically said “that all persons held as slaves within the rebellious states are henceforward shall be free”
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    It made the turning point of the civil war. The battle served as a transition for the south being well on their way to independence.