US History Timeline(<410-~1783)

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In History
  • 455

    Hu Shen

    Hu Shen
    Chinese monk Hu Shen may have discovered America.
  • 530

    St Brendan

    St Brendan
    Irish monk St Brendan the navigator may have discovered America
  • Dec 15, 900


    Mayan Empire falls.
  • Dec 1, 1000

    The Norse

    The Norse
    Lief Erickson did land in New Finland
  • Dec 1, 1000


    Polynesians may have landed in South America.
  • Dec 16, 1009

    The Norse leave America

    The Norse leave America
    In 1003, Leif Ericcson's brother Thorvald attacks the Native Americans; and is victorious but dies in the battle. For 6 more years the Vikings try to survive the Native American attacks. Finally in 1009 the Vikings are badly defeated and they leave
  • Dec 15, 1100

    Aztec Empire

    Aztec Empire founded
  • Dec 15, 1150

    Prince Madoc

    Prince Madoc
    Price Madoc of Wales may have landed in America
  • Dec 15, 1421

    Zheng He

    Zheng He
    Zheng He may have landed in america
  • Dec 15, 1492


    Columbus lands near Cuba.
  • Dec 15, 1521


    Aztec Empire ends since it is destroyed by Cortez.
  • Dec 15, 1537


    Inca Empire ends since it is destroyed by Pizzaro.
  • Dec 16, 1545


    In 1545 the Spanish build the first permanent settlement in the Americas.
  • Roanoke

    Colony of Roanoke disappears.
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was founded.
  • First boatload of Africans arrive in Jamestown

    First boatload of Africans arrive in Jamestown
    First boatload of Africans arrive in Jamestown
  • First elected lawmakers

    House of Burgesses founded.
  • Pilgrims

    Pilgrims land in Plymouth
  • New Hampshire founded

    Founded by John Mason
  • Puritans

    Puritans land in New England
  • Connecticut

    Founded by Thomas Hooker.
  • Maryland

    Founded by Cecilius Calvert
  • Rhode Island

    Roger Williams founded Rhode Island.
  • Harvard College

    Harvard College
    Puritans founded Harvard.
  • Delaware

    Founded by Peter Minuit
  • School Law passes

    Everyone in town had to pay for the education of all kids.
  • Charles I beheaded

    Charles I beheaded
  • bacons rebellion

    bacons rebellion
    nathaniel bacon hated indians he wanted to drive all of them OUT of virginia.
  • Pennsylvania

    Founded by William Penn
  • Blackbeard

    Blackbeard dies in a duel with Lt. Robert Maynard
  • Braddock is defeated at Fort Duquesne

  • Fall of Louisbourg

    Genl Jeffrey Amherst captures Louisbourg
  • English win Battle of Quebec

    Genl Wolfe and Genl Montcalm killed
  • Treaty of Paris

    End of French and Indian War
  • Proclamation Line passed in England

    No settlers allowed past west of the Appalachian mountains.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    All paper materials (playing cards, envelopes, stamps etc.) were taxed
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Five people including Crispus Atticks killed by the British troops.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    British attempt to steal American ammunition and arrest John Hancock and Samuel Adams. British win the battle.
  • Battle of Bunker/Breeds Hill

    Battle of Bunker/Breeds Hill
    British win the battle but suffer double the American losses
  • Declaration of Independence signed

  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    British begin to hire german mercenaries called "hessians". in chrismas 1776 commander in chief Washington surprises the hessians in Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    British General John Burgoyne planned to cut off the colonies by marching through new york american general horatio gates defeated him near saratoga therefore ending the campain
  • Battle of Monmouth

    Battle of Monmouth
    General Washington fights the british general sir henry clinton near monmouth new jersey.
  • defeat at charleston

    defeat at charleston
    in 1780 american general benjamin lincoln surrenders at charleston. The americans worst defeat in the war
  • Yorktown

    British General Lord Cornwallis surrenders in 1781 last major battle of the war
  • Period:
    Dec 17, 900

    mayan empire

  • Period:
    Dec 16, 1100
    Dec 16, 1521

    aztec empire

  • Period:
    Oct 12, 1492

    age of european colonization

    from the time colombus set eyes on america in 1492 europe tried to grab parts of america in 1823 president james monroe signed the monroe doctrine forbidding european nation to colonize america thus the age of coloni zation ended.