U.S. History Timeline (Gravelle 6th Period)

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    U.S. History

  • Jamestown was Founded

    Jamestown was Founded
    Jamestown was the first successful & stable colony paving the way for more colonies which would lead up to the United States of America.
  • Plymouth Rock

    Plymouth Rock
    The Pilgrims arriving on Plymouth Rock was the event that notified that coming to the new world was a positive move.
  • Benjamin Franklin was Born

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
  • Declaration of Independence Ratified

    Declaration of Independence Ratified
    The United States declared its Independence from Britain by approving the Declaration of Independence.
  • Battle of Saratoga

  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
  • Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War
    The Revolutionary War was the war in which we won our indepence from Great Britain
  • Treaty of Paris

  • U.S. Constitution Ratified

    U.S. Constitution Ratified
    The U.S Constitution being ratified was an important event in U.S history because it gave the United States a foundation to build on and it established us as a new nation
  • George Washington Elected President

    George Washington Elected President
    George Washington being elected president gave the U.S. its first official leader and jump started the nation.
  • Bill of Rights Ratified

    Bill of Rights Ratified
    The Bills of Rights gave the United States a set of laws that would keep people under control and it's still used to this day
  • Louisana Purchase

    Louisana Purchase
    The Lousiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States giving us more land to develop homes and more job opportunities.
  • Missouri Compromise

  • Trail of Tears

  • Mexican War

    Mexican War
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Giving the slaves freedom, I believe, eventually set up the United States as a land that gave indivdual people of different races a chance to live & be free
  • End of the Civil War

    End of the Civil War
    The end of the Civil War marked the re-union of the North and South regions of the United States becoming a whole nation again.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln