US History: VHS Summer:Hassan Rabbani

  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to

    US History: VHS Summer;Hassan Rabbani

    This timeline is for U.S. History, Colonial America 1877. This timeline will show what happened between 1492 and 1877.
  • arrival

    usBritish arrived in the new world and established thier first permanent settlement in Jamestown
  • Defense

    usBoston merchants hired James Otis to provide legal defense against British search warrants.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    usThe Stamp Act was Passed
  • Continental congress

    Continental congress
    usThe first continental Congress was convened in Philidelphia
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    usBy 1777 members of Congress realized that they should have some clearly written rules for how they were organized. As a result the Articles of Confederation were drafted and passed by the Congress in November.
  • goverment issues

    goverment issues
    usWhen the state legislature presented the voters with a proposed constitution in 1778, it was rejected because the people thought that this was too important an issue for the government to present to the people.
  • specic policies

    specic policies
    usJefferson's stature as the most profound thinker in the American political tradition stems beyond his specific policies as president. His crucial sense of what mattered most in life grew from a deep appreciation of farming, in his mind the most virtuous and meaningful human activity. As he explained in his Notes on the State of Virginia.
  • Louisiana purchase

    Louisiana purchase
    In 1812, Louisiana became the first state to join the union from land bought in the purchase.
  • Stephen Austin

    Stephen Austin
    usIn 1823, Stephen 300 American families onto land granted to his father by the Mexican government.
  • dominance of virginia

    dominance of virginia
    us By around 1825, the dominance of Virginia was fading and the emergence of King Cotton shifted the center of Southern influence to South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
  • Old Hickory

    Old Hickory
    usIn the campaign of 1828, Jackson, known as "Old Hickory," triumphed over the aristocratic, reclusive and unpopular incumbent President John Quincy Adams.
  • America!

    usSimilarly, the African-American anti-slavery activist David Walker challenged white Americans in 1829 to "See your Declaration Americans!
  • Anti-Slavery Society

    Anti-Slavery Society
    usIn 1833, he met with delegates from around the nation to form the American Anti-Slavery Society.
  • newspapers

    usIn 1775 there had been just 31 newspapers in the colonies, but by 1835 the number of papers in the nation had soared to 1200.
  • legislation

    usDavid Wilmot introduced legislation in the House that boldly declared, "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist" in lands won in the Mexican-American War.
  • seneca falls

    seneca falls
    usThis ideal of equality has certainly influenced the course of American history. Early women's rights activists at Seneca Falls in 1848 modeled their "Declaration of Sentiments" in precisely the same terms as the Declaration of Independence.
  • Slavery violations

    Slavery violations
    [history]( with slavery would violate the Missouri Compromise, which had kept the Union from falling apart for the last thirty-four years. The long-standing compromise would have to be repealed. Opposition was intense, but ultimately the bill passed in May of 1854.
  • election

    usThe Democrats met in Charleston, South Carolina, in April 1860 to select their candidate for President in the upcoming election. It was turmoil
  • bad times

    bad times
    usBy 1866, 7,000 Presidential pardons had been granted. Brutal beatings of African-Americans were frequent.
  • reconstruction acts

    reconstruction acts
    usIn 1867, Congress passed the Reconstruction Act, which Edwin Stanton, as Secretary of War, was charged with enforcing.