US History timeline

By lhouck
  • "Pilgrims" settle in Plymouth

    People start to inhabit America
  • George Washington is elected president

    First US President
  • The United States Purchases Louisiana Territory from France

    doubled US land area
  • Civil War begins

    The south and the north go at it
  • Railroad

    Central Pacific and Union Pacific complete the transcontinental railroad
  • Brooklyn Bridge

    Construction of Brooklyn Bridge completed
  • wounded knee massacre

    at least 150 sioux killed
  • First Flight

    The Wright Brothers achieve teh first successful airplain flight
  • World War I

    US enters the war
  • 18th amendment

    outlaws alcohol