US History: VHS Summer: Zaid Omar

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In History
  • Jamestown Settlement Established

    Jamestown Settlement Established
    In 1607 Jamestown Settlement was Established. It was the first join stock company to launch a settlement in the new world.
  • Virginia becomes first colony to legalize Slavery

    Virginia becomes first colony to legalize Slavery
    In 1661 Virginia became the first colony to legalize Slavery. Soon other colonies followed the trend and adopted slavery into their colonies.
  • The treaty of Paris was signed

    The treaty of Paris was signed
    In 1763 the treaty of Paris was signed. French territory on the north American mainland was lost. But the British received the Ohio Valley and Quebec, Spain had received the port of New Orleans and some of Louisiana territory through the signing of the treaty.
  • America gains independence from Britain

    America gains independence from Britain
    In 1781 America gained independence from Britain. After seven years of battling America finally gained its independence.
  • Constitution was drafted

    Constitution was drafted
    In 1787 the constitution was drafted but still had to be ratified in order to be accepted.
  • Constitution was ratified

    Constitution was ratified
    In 1788 the constitution was ratified by 11 states while the other 3 weren't ratified till later.
  • Thomas Jefferson becomes president

    Thomas Jefferson becomes president
    In 1801 Thomas Jefferson becomes president after winning the election of 1800 against John Adams.
  • The war of 1812

    The war of 1812
    The war of 1812 was a war against the British and their allies, later a peace treaty was signed ending the war.
  • David Walker challenged white Americans

    David Walker challenged white Americans
    In 1829 a anti-slavery activist named David Walker challenged white Americans to "See your Declaration Americans!!! Do you understand your own language?". What Walker was trying to convey to the White Americans was that they are going against what they has been written about equality in the Declaration.
  • Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion
    In 1831 Nat Turner claimed to be responding to a vision he had. Where he and 70 other slaves went to different plantations murdered about 75 people.
  • The Trail of Tears

    The Trail of Tears
    20,000 Native American's were forced to move westward into unfamiliar territory and many people died along the journey
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    In 1848 James Marshall saw gold in a stream in California. Word spread and in a year, 80,000 people traveled to California in search of gold.
  • Declaration Of Sentiments

    Declaration Of Sentiments
    In 1848 a women's activist group and wrote a Declaration Of Sentiments. The declaration hopped to bring more equality for woman.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Gave the north California and prohibited slave trade in capitol. Gave the south possibility for New Mexico and Utah to become slave states and Texas got $10 million.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin Published

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Published
    In 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe published Uncle Tom's Cabin. The book was believed to be one of the main causes of the civil war.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Allowed states above the border the choice if they want to be a slave state or not.
  • Pottawatomie Creek Massacre

    Pottawatomie Creek Massacre
    In 1856 James brown marched with his army into a pro slavery town. Where they killed many people and caused millions in property damage.
  • John Brown's Raid

    John Brown's Raid
    John Brown and his small army planned an attack on Harper's Ferry. Which was unsuccessful when they got captured by Colonel Robert E. Lee and his men who were sent to arrest John Brown.
  • Reconstruction Act

    Reconstruction Act
    It no longer allowed the leading states who rebelled to vote or seek office.
  • Andrew Johnson get Impeached

    Andrew Johnson get Impeached
    In 1868 Andrew Johnson became the first president to get impeached. Out of 35 votes he was one vote short from getting impeached.
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