US History timeline S1

  • Aug 3, 1492

    The discovery of America by Columbus

  • The settlement of Jamestown

  • French and Indian War

  • The Boston Tea Party

  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

  • The Declaration of Independence

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    The Battle of Yorktown

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    The Constitutional Convention

  • The invention of the cotton gin

  • The Alien and Sedition Acts

  • The Louisiana Purchase

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    The War of 1812

  • The Missouri Compromise

  • Andrew Jackson’s Election

  • Invention of the Telegraph

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    The Panic of 1837

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    The Trail of Tears

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    The Mexican-American War

  • The Compromise of 1850

  • The Firing of Fort Sumter

  • The Emancipation Proclamation

  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

  • Abraham Lincoln's Assassionation

  • The 13th ammendment

  • The Andrew Johnson's Impeachment

  • The 14th ammendment

  • The 15th amendment

  • The Invention of the telephone

  • The invention of the electric light

  • The Organization of Standard Oil Trust

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    The Pullman and Homestead Strikes

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    The Spanish-American War

  • Theodore Roosevelt becomes president

  • The invention of the Airplane