US History: VHS Summer: Joseph Allen

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  • Settlement of Roanoke Disappears

    Settlement of Roanoke Disappears
    The settlement of Roanoke, founded by Sir Walter Raleigh, was facing problems as its leader, John White, left to Britain three years earlier. Now, when White returns, all he finds is the remains of a village, and the word "CROATOAN" carved into a nearby tree. URL: shorturl.at/ijoX7
  • Britain's First Permanent Settlement in the New World

    Britain's First Permanent Settlement in the New World
    Jamestown was established in 1607, by Captain John Smith and a new kind of company called a Joint- Stock Company. URL: shorturl.at/xDKS3
  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War
    War between Britain (and the Colonies) and France (with the Indians). Britain and France fought over control of Ohio Valley. URL: shorturl.at/cknY5
  • Stamp Act of 1765

    Stamp Act of 1765
    The Stamp Act of 1765 aggravated many a colonist in the new world. It incited many riots in the colonies, and further separated Britain from her colonies. URL: shorturl.at/gtCE3
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    American and British anger comes to a head when British troops fire on a crowd of Bostonians. URL: shorturl.at/MOTX1
  • Independence is Declared from Britain

    Independence is Declared from Britain
    The Declaration of Independence is signed and ratified by the United States Continental Congress. URL: shorturl.at/zIPR0
  • The Treaty of Paris is Signed

    The Treaty of Paris is Signed
    The Revolutionary War has come to an end, and the British now signed a treaty recognizing America as an independent country. URL: shorturl.at/kxCDR
  • The Constitution is Signed

    The Constitution is Signed
    The Constitution of the United States is signed during the Philadelphia convention. It was signed in the same place that the Declaration of Independence was signed. URL: shorturl.at/mtNPQ
  • Washington is Inaugurated

    Washington is Inaugurated
    Washington, the first president of the United States of America, is inaugurated. He is the first and only president to ever be elected unanimously in the electoral college. URL: shorturl.at/jKMX1
  • Start of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Start of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    The exploration of the west was started with the expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. URL: shorturl.at/FUWX5
  • War of 1812 is Started

    War of 1812 is Started
    The War of 1812 is started, due to the disgruntled Americans. This is the second time that America has taken up arms against its mother country, and the second time it has taken up arms against the most powerful military in the world. URL:shorturl.at/ciIP4
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    Civil War is avoided when Missouri wants to join the Union as a slave state. A new slave state would throw the balance into the favour of the slave states. URL: shorturl.at/amIV3
  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad
    Over 3200 people were known to have worked on the Underground Railroad, which was an institution designed to evacuate slaves in order to free them from their masters. URL: shorturl.at/amKU1
  • The Mexican-American War Breaks Out

    The Mexican-American War Breaks Out
    The war starts when American congress allowed Texas into the Union, enraging the Mexican government. URL:shorturl.at/bhtIQ
  • Fugitive Act of 1850

    Fugitive Act of 1850
    The fugitive slave law is passed. It required that all escaped slaves, if found, MUST be returned to their masters. URL: shorturl.at/sBFQ2
  • The Compromise of 1850 Becomes Law

    The Compromise of 1850 Becomes Law
    The Compromise of 1850 abolished the slave trade in D.C, but people could still hold slaves. California entered the Union as a free state. URL: shorturl.at/tABC3
  • The Republican Party is Founded

    The Republican Party is Founded
    The Republican Party was founded by opponents of the Kansas-Nebraska act. Republicans were against the expansion of slavery. Their first Presidential candidate was Abraham Lincoln. URL: shorturl.at/yAQR0
  • South Carolina Secedes from the Union

    South Carolina Secedes from the Union
    Disgruntled, the state of South Carolina decides that slavery is more important to it than preserving the Union. URL: shorturl.at/uwKP3
  • Lincoln is Inaugurated

    Lincoln is Inaugurated
    Lincoln's first term as president begins in the heat of the succession frenzy from the southern states. URL: shorturl.at/dsPU3
  • The Civil War Breaks Out

    The Civil War Breaks Out
    The nation is divided over predominantly the issue of slavery, among other issues. URL: shorturl.at/lmoDK
  • The Battle of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam
    The most bloody day of the Civil War, The Battle of Antietam saw the deaths of 22,719 soldiers, counting both Union and Confederate. URL: shorturl.at/ayVZ8
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The largest battle in the history of North America, Gettysburg was a 3 day battle, and 40,000 men died over that 3 day period. URL:shorturl.at/coNY6
  • The Civil War Ends

    The Civil War Ends
    The bloody Civil War comes to an end, and the period known as Reconstruction begins with the defeat of the Confederate Army and the surrender of General Lee. URL: shorturl.at/rADSY
  • President Johnson is Impeached

    President Johnson is Impeached
    The House of Representatives brings 11 articles of impeachment onto president Andrew Johnson, as he stood in the way of most of the radical reconstruction bills. Congress viewed him as a racist. URL: https://www.ushistory.org/us/35c.asp
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    Jan 1, 1492
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    US History: VHS Summer: Joseph Allen

    This is the Timespan that was required of me, so I am making it. The timespan records the events between 1492-1877.