"US History: VHS Summer: Christopher High By DMAN 480 Period: Jul 1, 1492 to Jul 1, 1877 US History Timespan US History Timespan project that shows the time and dates of the founding of our country, times of slavery and great wars that took place. The date starts from 1492 and ends 1877. Aug 10, 1590 John White Returned John White returned to the Roanoke Island after being banished for three years. Jul 10, 1608 Finding of Quebec Samuel De Champlain led a group of French colonists through St. Lawrence River and founded Quebec Jul 30, 1619 The House of Burgesses Hence the arrival in Jamestown, Governor George Yeardley made the House of Burgesses, on July 30, 1619. Jun 14, 1711 American Flag made Due to their independence and pride America adopted the Stripes and Stars as their flag Jul 10, 1765 Sons of Liberty and Stamp Act Progress meet The two groups Sons of Liberty and Stamp Act Progress meet together. Jul 19, 1770 The arrival of Michel-Guillaume de Crèvecoeur Michel-Guillaume de Crèvecoeur amazed of the incredible diversity in America(he is from France), thinks to himself "what is an American?" Jul 4, 1776 4th of July! Was the day of our freedom and birthdate of a free America Jul 8, 1776 Reading of the Declaration the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Old State House yard, Philidelphia. Jul 10, 1786 Shay's Rebellion Farmer Daniel Shay in 1780 started a rebellion against the government because of the high fees and taxes which made them suffer through the months and days of farming Jul 10, 1792 Cotton Gin Eli Whitney created the Cotton Gin to improve the cotton textile industry. Jul 10, 1800 Election of 1800 The election between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson to be president. Jul 10, 1817 Canal Construction began They started to build Canals and bridges in America as better ways of transportation. Jul 18, 1819 U.S. Senate was created After the 11 States were established and everything was balanced the U.S. Senate was created. Jul 10, 1830 South Carolina Canal and Rail-Road Company was formed the South Carolina Canal and Rail-Road Company was formed to pull more trade into America to all across America. Jul 10, 1831 The Liberator was published William Lloyd Garrison published one of his greatest creations in American history called "The Liberator." Jul 18, 1848 Election of 1848 Lewis Cass of Michigan, who is a Democrat, was elected in the election of 1948. Jul 18, 1854 The Kansas-Nebraska Act An Act that could have been a contributing factor to the Civil War. People wanted to move to Nebraska but it was not an organized territory and have had problems because of it. Oct 16, 1859 John Brown's Raid October 16, 1859 John Brown led a small group of about 18 men to attack and raid Harper's Ferry. Apr 12, 1861 Beginning of the Civil War the beginning of the American Civil War. Where the South declared war against the North. Jul 18, 1864 Mexico - American War Started Because of the land and economy outweighing Mexico, and being more morale, war was on rout. Jul 19, 1864 Andrew Johnson chosen to be Vice President Abraham Lincoln chose Andrew Johnson, Tennessee's governor to be his Vice President during his election. Jun 22, 1865 End of the Civil War the South won the Civil War. The last shot fired was the 22nd of June, 1865. Jul 19, 1872 P.B.S. Pinchback became governor Pinchback became the black governor in Lousiana and in the country.