US History

By ElsaF.
  • Period: 1492 to

    US History

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus arrival

    The landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492. It's important because it's the found of the US.
  • Arrival of English colonists

    English colonists arrived in the New World (Virginia).
  • Nathaniel Bacon on Bacon’s Rebellion

    Bacon’s Rebellion was the largest popular revolt in the early English colonies. It took place in Virginia.
  • The Salem Witch Trial Hysteria

    20 people were put to death in Salem because they got accused being a witch.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Pontiac, and chief of the Ottawa people, decided to go to war against the British.
  • Sugar Act

    In addition to increasing the strictness of the customs duty enforcement. The American Revenge Act of 1764 was initially proposed by Grenville.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act of 1765 imposed a direct tax on British colonies in America and required numerous printed materials to be produced on London-stamped paper with an embossed revenue stamp.
  • Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Act is an act to let glass, lead, paper, paint, tea, etc. should have new taxes. Customs relations were tightened with warrats.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a political demonstration that took place on December 16, 1773, at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. The event took place in Massachusetts. In protest of the unjust tax policy, the American colonial group dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor.
  • Constitutional Convention

    It was contemporarily known as the Federal Convention, the Philadelphia Convention, or the Grand Convention at Philadelphia.
  • Shays’ Rebellion

    Uprising in western Massachusetts in opposition to high taxes and stringent economic conditions.
  • Invention of Steamboats

    John Fitch demonstrated the first steamboat, which had twelve paddles and was propelled by a steam engine.
  • Election of 1800

    It was an election between Jefferson and John Adams, Jefferson won because he was hot. John admitted he lost, which was very rare.
  • First Barbary War

    A conflict between the US and Triplett now in Liberty
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    A deal with France was signed on April 30, 1803. The United States paid $15 million to buy land west of the Mississippi River. The United States has doubled its size, expanding the nation westward.
  • Embargo of 1807

    President Jefferson closed American Waters to British warships and soon there were increased military and novel expenditures.
  • Authorize the construction of the Erie Canal

    New York authorized the construction of the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal was a 363-mile canal connecting Albany on the Hudson River with Buffalo, New York.
  • The Industrial Revolution

    Transportations were created with machines, so it could be more efficient to transfer goods and travel people. 1820-40
  • Apportionment Legislation

    An Act further suspends, for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands, for failure in completing the payment thereon.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    It's the Cornerstone of US foreign policy enunciated by President James moron
  • Election of 1824

    The 1824 U.S. presidential election was the loth quadrennial presidential election. One of the 2 president election that have been decided in the House.
    ⅕ elections: the winner didn't achieve at least a plurality of the national popular
  • Launched the first American railway

    In 1826, a group of businessmen launched the first American railway,
    named the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O).
  • Indian Removal Act

    Jackson's creature, he worked behind to get his friends appointed to the proper congressional committees, in oder to produce a bill congruent with his desire.
  • Bank Veto

    On July 10, 1832, Resit. Andrew Jackson vetoed a bill that would have renewed the corporate chap for the second Bank of United States.
  • Panic of 1831

    It was a major recession in the US economy that began in the spring 133 and lasted until the mid-1840s. When people tried to cash in the 1837 with their paper money, overextended banks dosed their door, and many collapsed entires leaving the customers with the worthless currency.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush brings a flood of settlers; California applies for statehood.
  • Lincoln-Douglas debate

    Abraham Lincoln wins national attention during the Lincoln-Douglas debate.
  • Lincoln's election

    The election is an outbreak of the evil war. Lincoln refused every resolution that could possibly cause the Southern secession from the Union.
  • Fort Sumter Battle

    It happened at the beginning of the Civil War. The South Carolina militia attacked Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina, during the Battle of Fort Sumter. It came to an end with the capitulation of the United States Army.
  • Founding the Confederacy

    Representatives from the six secessionist states united in Montgomery, Alabama, in Feb 1861, to formally establish a unified government, which they termed the Confederate States of America. Jefferson Davis of Mississippi was elected the Confederacy's first president on February 9, 1861. (Credit to Editors)
  • The War in the West

    In the deadliest single day in American military history, Confederate and Union troops clashed near Maryland's Antietam Creek during the Civil War. Confederate General Robert E. Lee's first assault on the Northern states culminated in the Battle of Antietam.
  • The battle of Antietam

    It was one of the major turning moments in the American Civil War, the Union victory at Antietam provided President Abraham Lincoln with the chance he desired to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • The battle of Antietam

    Most crucially, the Union victory at Antietam gave President Abraham Lincoln the chance he had sought to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, cementing the Battle of Antietam as a significant moment in the American Civil War.