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Us History - by Jamie Deem

  • Jun 15, 1215

    MagnaCarta

    The Magna Carta is written to limit the power of English rulers
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta is written to limit the power of English rulers
  • Aug 1, 1492

    Columbus set sail to find a route to the East Indies

    Columbus  set sail to find  a route  to the East Indies
    A crew of 90 men went with 3 ships.
  • Nov 8, 1519

    Hernando Cortes captures Tenochtitlan , beignning the fall of the Aztec Empire

    For 6 months , he held Montezuma prisonen .
  • virginia founded

    virginia founded
    John smith was the founder . the land was used for trading and farming .
  • Massachusetts founded

    Massachusetts founded
    William Bradford was the founder . he wanted the land for religous freedom.
  • Mayflower Compact

    The Mayflower Compact, the first document of self-government in North America, is written by Pilgrim leaders in Plymouth
  • Mayflower Compact

    The Mayflower Compact, the first document of self-government in North America, is written by Pilgrim leaders in Plymouth
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    Founders were Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason . They Wanted the land for Profit from Trading and fishing .
  • Maryland founded .

    Maryland founded .
    The founder was Lord Baltimore . the land was used for profit from land sales ; religious and political freedom .
  • Connecticut founded

    Connecticut founded
    The founder was Thomas Hooker . He wanted that land for expanding trading ; religious and Political freedom
  • Rhode Island founder

    Rhode Island founder
    Roger Williams was the founder . This land was used for Religious freedom .
  • Delaware Founded

    Delaware Founded
    Swedish settlers found the land . Used for expand trading .
  • the Carolinas founded

    the Carolinas founded
    the founders of this land was a group of eight proprietors. They wanted the land for trade and farming : religious freedom .
  • New Jersey founded

    New Jersey founded
    John Berkeley and George Carteret were the founders of the land . Used for expand trading ; religious and political freedom .
  • Bill of Rights

    The English Bill of rights is written to limit the monarchy and protect the rights of citizens
  • two treaties on goverment

    John Locke publishes "Two Treatises on Government"
  • Carolinas were split into the North and South .

    Carolinas were split into the North and South .
    land was used as the same things . trading and farming : religious freedom .
  • Georgia founded

    Georgia founded
    the founder was James Oglethorpe . THe land was used for profit : home of Debtors : buffer against spanish Florida .
  • 1st president

    George Washington is inaugurated as our 1st President in New York City
  • The Spirta of the Laws

    Baron de Montesquieu publishes "The Spirit of the Laws," urging that the government power be divided into three branches
  • the spirit of the laws

    Baron de Montesquieu publishes "The Spirit of the Laws," urging that the government power be divided into three branches
  • French and Indian War begins at Battle of Fort Necessity

    French and Indian War begins at Battle of Fort Necessity
    Washington and his party heard that French had finishied Fort Duquesne . that was locatied in the forks of the Monongahela and Allegheny rivier . this was the very same location that Washington was ordered to build a fort .
  • French troops defeat General Bradock .

    French troops defeat General Bradock .
    Bradock knew how to fight in an open feild more than he did in the wilderness . that caused him the battle but not knowing how to fight in the woods
  • first five executive departments

    Congress creates the first five executive departments
  • First State

    Delaware becomes first state to ratify the US Constitution
  • ninth state

    New Hampshire becomes the ninth state to ratify the US Constitution, allowing it to go into effect
  • celebrate

    Citizens of Philadelphia celebrate the ratification of the US Constitution with a festival
  • Judiciary Act of 1789

    Congress passes the Judiciary Act to organize the federal court system
  • -The French Revolution begins when an angry mob storms the Bastille

    on July 14 ,an angry mob in Paris, France had destroyed the Bastille, a huge fort that was being used as a prison.this attack was one of the several events that launched the French Revolution.
  • first bank

    Congress creates the first Bank of the United States
  • Ratified the 10 amendments

    three fours of the states had ratified 10 amendmetns. those 10 amendments became known as the Bill of Rights.
  • Bill of rights

    The English Bill of rights is written to limit the monarchy and protect the rights of citizens
  • French King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette are beheaded

    they were beheaded during a "reigon of terror". tens of thousands of french citizens were executed.
  • Britain seizes American ships trading in the French West Indies

    Britain captured more than 250 American ships from trading in the French West Indies.American calmored for war but Washington knew the United States was to weak to fight so he sent Justice John Jay to Britain to talk.
  • Washington issues the Neutrality Proclamation

    Washington staed that the United States would not suppport either side in the war.It also forbade Americans to aid either Britian or France in any way.
  • 11th Amendment - Suits against States

    Judical power of the united states sshould not have to change or extend for any reason .
  • 12th Amendment - Election of President and Vice President

    voting is taken by state. voting for president and vice president will be keep sealed .Then sent to goverment.Once it arrives the congress opens the votes and counts how many are taken for each person to see how got the most.
  • -Battle of Lake Erie

    09/12/1813
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

  • Missouri Compromise

  • Joseph Smith founds the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

  • Joseph Smith is killed, Mormons choose Brigham Young as their leader

  • Battle of San Jacinto is won by Sam Houston

  • -Nat Turner's Rebellion

  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • power in Mexico

  • Mexican Troops

  • independence from Mexico

    Texans declare independence from Mexico
  • moves the Mormons from Illinois to Utah for safety

    Brigham Young moves the Mormons from Illinois to Utah for safety
  • James K Polk as President

    Manifest Destiny plays important role in election of James K Polk as President
  • Forty Niners

  • Treaty of Guadalupe

    Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo signed, ending the Mexican War, and forcing Mexico to cede California and New Mexico to the United States
  • US and Britain reach agreement

    US and Britain reach agreement to jointly occupy Oregon
  • Fighting at Rio Grande

    Fighting at Rio Grande sparks beginning of Mexican War
  • President Polk

    President Polk orders troops into disputed area along Rio Grande
  • John Sutter

    John Sutter strikes gold at his sawmill on the American River in California
  • Compromise of 1850

  • Missouri Compromise

  • CAlifornia

    California is admitted to the Union as a free state
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes "Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • The Gadsden Purchase

    The Gadsden Purchase is made, with the US paying Mexico $10 million for a strip of land to finish building a railroad
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

  • Bleeding Kansas

  • Dred ScottDecision

  • Lincoln- Douglas Debates

  • John Brown's Raid of Harpers Ferry, Virginia

  • Lincoln is elected 16th President of the United States

  • Secession of South Carolina

  • Firing on Fort Sumter

  • Battle of Bull Run of FIrst Manassas

  • Battle of Murfreesboro

  • Battles at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson

  • Battle of Shiloh

  • Jackson's Valley Campaign

  • Second Manassas

  • Battle of Antietam

  • Battle of Antietam

  • Battle of Chaplin Hills

  • Battle of Fredericksburg

  • Battle of Chancellorsville

  • Siege of Vicksburg

  • General Order 143

  • 13th Amendment - Abolition of Slavery

    there is no slavery or involuntary service unless told to for a punishment from a crime .
  • -14th Amendment - Rights of Citizens

    everyone in the united states have their own rights. none of the states can set laws agansit peoples life , liberty , or property.
  • 15th Amendment - Voting Rights

    everyone can vote . no matter what there race , color or condition to servitude.
  • 16th Amendment - The Income Tax

    Congress have the power to collect taxes on incomes fromany kind of source derived .
  • 17th Amendment - Direct Election of Senators

    The senators are 2 from each stae . That people voted for . its derct election of the senators.
  • 18th Amendment - Prohibition of Alcoholic Beverages

    Banding all alcohol . no drinking or selling it around .
  • 19th Amendment - Women's Suffrage

    Giving women the rights that they havent had before . this amendment allows women to have freedom, voting , and speak out .
  • -20th Amendment - Presidential Terms; Sessions of Congress

    this is just mostly about the presidential terms and rights .
  • 21st Amendment - Repeal of 18th Amendment

    this amendment is now allowing alcohol in the towns . For people to drink , sell and allowed to own it .
  • 22nd Amendment - Limit on number of President's Terms

    limiting the Preidents terms .Also meaning that it is limiting the time the president has in the white house.
  • 23rd Amendment - Presidential Electors for District of Columbia

    electors of district Columbia.
  • 24th Amendment - Abolition of Poll Tax in National Elections

    poll taxes were band . voting went on without geting taxed to vote at the elections.
  • 25th Amendment - Presidential Succession and Disability1

    talking about the Presidents successions and disability that they had in there terms.
  • 26th Amendment - Voting Age

    the voting age is changed to 18.
  • 27 Amendment

    27th Amendment - Congressional Pay Increase
  • The Whiskey Rebellion

    congress passed a bill that taxed all liquor made and sold in the United States.Alexander hamilton wanted this tax to raise money for the Treasury but instead lead to a rebellion that tested the new goverment.