US History: VHS Summer: Supple

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  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus "Discovered" America

    Columbus "Discovered" America
    Despite the contrary belief, Columbus didn't actually discover America. He actually never set foot in North America. During four separate trips that started with the one in 1492, Columbus landed on multiple Caribbean islands that are now the Bahamas.
  • Jamestown Founded

    Jamestown Founded
    Jamestown is in east Virginia. Historic Jamestown is home to the ruins of the first permanent English settlement in North America. It includes the remains of 18th-century Ambler Mansion. Artifacts from the region’s settlers are on display in the Archaearium archaeology museum. Nearby, the Jamestown Settlement is a living-history museum with recreations of a 1610s fort and a Powhatan Indian village
  • Mayflower Compact signed

     Mayflower Compact signed
    Plymouth Colony is founded in what would be Massachusetts, by the Plymouth Company. It was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the male passengers of the Mayflower, consisting of separatist Puritans, adventurers, and tradesmen.
  • Plymouth

    Plymouth
    Plymouth is the site of disembarkation of William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims who founded Plymouth Colony in December 1620.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a confrontation on March 5, 1770, in which British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by a mob in Boston. The event was heavily publicized by leading Patriots such as Paul Revere and Samuel Adams
  • Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

    Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga happened during the American Revolutionary War. it was when a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold surprised and captured the fort's small British garrison.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    This was the beginning of the Revolutionary War. This was the war where the 13 colonies fought and won their freedom from the British.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles were fought on April 19, 1775 in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy, and Cambridge.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States. It was an official act taken by all 13 American colonies in declaring independence from British rule.
  • Battle of Fort Ticonderoga

    Battle of Fort Ticonderoga
    The British were the winner of the Battle of Ticonderoga, The Americans withdrew precipitately from Ticonderoga leaving it in British hands.
  • US Constitution

    US Constitution
    The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. The Constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of government.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France in 1803. In return for fifteen million dollars, or approximately eighteen dollars per square mile, the United States nominally acquired a total of 828,000 sq mi.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The Battle of New Orleans was between the British Army and the United States Army, roughly 5 miles southeast of New Orleans, close to Chalmette, Louisiana
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine is the best known U.S. policy toward the Western Hemisphere. Buried in a routine annual message delivered to Congress by President James Monroe in December 1823, the doctrine warns European nations that the United States would not tolerate further colonization or puppet monarchs.
  • Construction of the Erie Canal

    Construction of the Erie Canal
    The Erie Canal is a canal in New York that is part of the east-west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles from the Hudson River in Albany to Lake Erie in Buffalo.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was a series of forced relocations of approximately 60,000 Native Americans in the United States from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States, to areas to the west of the Mississippi River that had been designated as Indian Territory.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo officially titled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits, and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic is the peace treaty signed on February 2nd, 1848.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The American Civil War was a civil war in the United States from 1861 to 1865, fought between northern states loyal to the Union and southern states that had seceded from the Union to form the Confederate States of America.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point.
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn
    The Battle of the Little Bighorn also called Custer's Last Stand, marked the most decisive Native American victory and the worst U.S. Army defeat in the long Plains Indian War. The demise of Custer and his men outraged many white Americans and confirmed their image of the Indians as wild and bloodthirsty.
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    Timetoast Step 1

    This is the final project for the US history course. In it I will be exploring the historical events that occurred from 1492 to 1877