U.S History Timeline

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  • Aug 26, 1492


    Columbus founded America
  • Period: Aug 26, 1492 to

    Start and finish dates

    start and finish date
  • Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony

    Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony
    Plymouth Colony was an English colonial venture in North America.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was the first aggreement to work together and let the majority rule.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War was fought between the British and French in North America.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act was a tax that the British Parliment had put on sugar and molasses.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The British Parliment had imosed a direct tax on stamps
  • Townsand Act

    Townsand Act
    The Townsand Act were a series of laws passed by the British Parliment relating to the British Colonies in North America.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the first battle to start the American Revolution.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was sighned on July 4, 1716 and is now a national holiday in the United States.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Battle of Saratoga was actually two battles one was Freemans Farm and the Battle of Bemis. The British ended up surrenduring and the Americans won.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Battle of Yoktown was one of the last major battles fought in the Amercan Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was signed on September 3, 1783, which ended the American Revolution.
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    George Washington was not only the first president of the United States but the first president to be elected ununamilsy.
  • Louisanna Purchase

    Louisanna Purchase
    The Louisanna Purchase doubled the size the United States.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was an aggreement between pro-slavery and anit- slavery.
  • Annexation of Texas

    Annexation of Texas
    Texas was the 28th state to be added into the United States, this act quickly led to the Mexican-American War.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    The Kansas Nebraska Act was an agreement where they let people vote and decide for themsleves if they wanted to be free or slaves
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The Civil war was fought between the the Condederate States and the Northern States which had abolished slavery. So the eleven Confederate States had declared a sucession. The war had ended April 9, 1865 adn the Northern States had won and slavery was abolished in the United States,
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, that states that all slaves shall be set free.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The 13th Amendment was passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, which abolished slavery in the United States.