US History: VHS Summer: Kyler

By Roloky
  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to


    This timeline will display the events that happened between 1492 and 1877, It will be updated along with the information learned in class.
  • Jan 1, 1500


    America is a country founded on diversity the only true Americans are the Native Americans everyone else came from some other country and their families were immagrants.
  • Jan 1, 1500


    Slavery was one of America's low points. The unhumane treatment of other human beings was disgusting. The south especially benefitted from slavery which helped their economy grow.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Republican Government

    Republican Government
    The idea of having a government was founded in America, instead of the wealthy ruling the country the people together got to pick who led their country.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    The American Dream

    The American Dream
    the whole textbook
    The American dream was a constant theme. Many people came to America and a lot of people eventually grew from nothing and made it all into something. This was and still is what America stands for
  • Jan 1, 1500

    All Men Are Created Equal

    All Men Are Created Equal
    All men are created is an idea that has helped America to grow to what it is today.
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    Online Textbook
    This Act was passed by Parliment on September 1st, 1765, it gave control over the Colonial Currency to Parliment. With this power they got rid of bills of credit, which made trade even harder with British traders.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Tea- Online Book
    The Boston Tea party was an event in which angry Bostonians took action against the insane taxing on tea and attacted three ships importing tea into the Boston Harbor. They were dressed as Native Americans so that they could not be identified. They ended up throwing 342 chests of tea into the harbor.
  • Bunker (Breed's) Hill

    Bunker (Breed's) Hill
    online textbook
    The Battle at Bunker Hill was not a victorious battle for the colonists but it did give them a lot of moral to keep fighting. The colonists did manage to inflict injuries and cause lots of casualties on the huge British forces.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    Online Textbook
    The Declaration of Independence was a document that was approved by the colonies. It stated that "all men are created equal". It also declared the 13 colonies free and independent states. It gave America independence from British Rule.
  • Delaware First State to Sign the Constitution

    Delaware First State to Sign the Constitution
    Online info
    Delaware was the first state to sign the constituion, this was a big deal for a small reason. It was big because people were starting to support change and Delaware happened to be the first to agree.
  • George Washington Takes Oath of Office

    George Washington Takes Oath of Office
    Whitehouse Website
    This was a huge day in history. Our first president took his oath to office and became one of America's most idolistic people
  • Washington D.C. Made Capitol

    Washington D.C. Made Capitol
    On this day Washingting D.C. was made the Capitol of the United States, still today the President an his family live in the White House and this is where the US Government is mostly located

    This was a big day for African Americans because it was the first church that was recognized by the Christian Denomonation. It was founed by the first black man to be ordained.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Online textbook
    The Missouri Compromise was a deal that made Missouri a slave state but made Maine a free state. Maine was finally seperated them from Massachusetts.
  • Andrew Jackson Inauguration

    Andrew Jackson Inauguration
    online textbookOnline facts
    Andrew Jackson was the first president who was not from a wealthy family he stood for the American dream which is and was anyone can come from nothing and become something.

    This was another big thing to happen to slavery. WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON was against slavery and completely for freeing the slaves.
  • John O'Sullivan creates term "Manifest Destiny"

    John O'Sullivan creates term "Manifest Destiny"
    oNline Textbook
    John O'Sullivan first used the term manifest destiny in an newspaper artical called Annexation, this term is still used today to discribe the mindset people had when moving west.
  • Wilmot Proposes End of Slavery

    Wilmot Proposes End of Slavery
    Online Textbook
    Wilmot proposed a legistration idea that the slavery should never exist again, "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist" this was the first person to really come out and speak up against slavery.
  • The Pottawatomie Creek Massacre

    The Pottawatomie Creek Massacre
    online textbook
    This was an event that stuck out to me because of how brutal John Brown was and because he thought that they needed to fight fire with fire. he thought that if they made an example of what they could do that the pro-slavery people would stop.
  • Lincoln Assasination

    Lincoln Assasination
    online textbook
    This was an important date because lincoln was the first president to be assasinated and he was fighting for rights of slaves and everyone. he was trying to make America a better place and in doing so he lost his life.
  • KKK founded

    KKK founded
    online text book
    The KKK was founded and first started on december 21th 1865, this was the start of one of the most racist groups in America and still is today. This group was started in response to the Recontsruction of America.
  • Reconstruction Act of 1867

    Reconstruction Act of 1867
    online textbook
    The Recontstuction act was passed and made it offical that America was going to start trying to rebuild and unite the north and south into a productive country. This failed and was one of the worst attempts at somerthing in all of the U.S. history.
  • Golden Spike

    Golden Spike
    Online Textbook
    The two unfinished railroad tracks met in Promontory, Utah, which completed the Transcontinental Railroad. The connected the two tracks with a Golden Spike.