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  • Sep 11, 1492

    Columbus finds North America

    Columbus finds North America
    Christopher Columbus sailed on the Santa Maria to North America. Even though everyone thinks Columbus it was actually the Vikings who were there first.
  • Period: Sep 11, 1492 to

    Early American History.

  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was found in 1607,it was a colony in virginia. It's on a peninsula for better protection and getting supplies. Jamestown was the first PERMANET English settlement in America.
  • William Penn founded Pennsylvania

    William Penn founded Pennsylvania
    William Penn founded Pennsylvania as a place of refuge for Quakers, it was know as Pennsylvania colony. The name Pennsylvania roughly translates to "Penn's Woods"
  • Boston Harbor

    Boston Harbor
    Colonist stage the Boston Tea Party because they felt they were being taxted to much for tea, so 18,000 pounds of tea were dumped into the Boston harbor.
  • British surrender at Yorktown

    British surrender at Yorktown
    It was a defensive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops, led by George Washington and French Army troops, led by Comte de Rochambeau. The war was against the British.
  • Constitution is ratified

    Constitution is ratified
    New Hampshire becomes the ninth and last necessary state to ratify the Constitution of the United States, and making the document the "law of the land"
  • French revolution starts

    French revolution starts
    The french revolution began because of how the society mainly revolved around the rich, and how the cost of everything was rising. Hunger became a major issue, and France became backrupt do to funding the wars.
  • U.S purchases Louisiana Territory

    U.S purchases Louisiana Territory
    The purchase of the territory of Louisiana took place during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson. The U.S. paid 15 million dollars which was less than 3 cents per acre, The Louisiana territory covers all or parts of 15 current U.S. states and two Canadian provinces.
  • Battle of Gettysburgs and Vicksburg.

    Battle of Gettysburgs and Vicksburg.
    Battle between u.s union and the confederacy, the battle lasted three days. After those three days the union won.
  • Lincoln was assassinated

    Lincoln was assassinated
    Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, he was killed by John Wilkes Booth, Andrew Johnson becomes president after.
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    Early American History