US History: VHS Summer: Alison Hammond

  • Jan 1, 1492

    European Settlers Ignore Diversity

    SInce 1492, explorers of America from Europe have not taken into consideration the lifestyle of the people who lived there before them. This lead to the stereotyping of compliling all indians together, even though there were extensicve differences between the tribes.
  • Period: Jun 28, 1492 to

    Native maerican Society of the Eve of British Colonization

  • English headed to Netherlands for Dutch

    The English became upset living in the Netherlands because their kids began adapting to the new culture and leaving their old roots and traditions.
  • Mayflower

    In september 1620, more than 100 English people ( pilgrims) set on a voyage on the Mayflower. It took the boat 66 days, the ship arrived in what is now Cape Cod on November 21st. WIllaim Bradford was later chosen to be the governor of the colony.
  • Lexington and Concord

    The first shots were fired just as the sun was rising at Lexington. Soldiers were given orders to aquire and destroy military supplies that were stored in Concord Massachusetts.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    In 1775, Americans were not in aggrement with starting a war. This battle was a mile stone in the war because although the British came out victorious, they were left with 1,054 casualties. This battle took part in Boston and was important because George Washington who was the president at the time, was given hope that his army might prevail in the conflict.
  • Election of 1800
    Election was between John Adam and Thomas Jefferson This year's election was a tough battle between the two top contenders. they both had very different ideas and believed that the opposing person's presidency would turn the United States into complete corruption and destroy what has been so carefully built. In the end, Thomas jefferson came out victorious.
  • War of 1812

    British had 1600 killed in action and 3,679 wounded. With thousands more dying from disease. American losses were more substantial with 2,260 killed in action and 4,505 wounded.
  • Burning of Washington

    This took place in the War of 1812. Britain had set fire to numerous public buildings after the Americans won the Battle of Bladensburg.