US History: VHS Summer:Shorooq

By Shorooq
  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to

    US History 1

    This will document what I will learn about the US history (1492-1877) in my summer history class.
  • The first settlers arrived

    The first settlers arrived
    colonist landing at Jamestown.The colonists in their ships were driven between the Virginia Capes by a violent storm.. The Jamestown settlement of 1607 arose at the intersection of multiple worlds.They consisted of one hundred and five men and they named their settlement after king James 1.
  • Signing the Mayflower Compact

    Signing the Mayflower Compact
    Pilgrims left to go to Jamestown in 1620. The mayflower ship landed in Cape Cod, Massachusetts because of strong storms. Mayflower Compact was the first written document in America to provide for self-government. The Mayflower Compact was not written by only one man. A group of colonists that were seeking religious freedom gathered and produced the document. The people say what the government should look like, and that the government should work for the people.
  • George Washington

     George Washington
    French beat the British at for Duquesne,,, Washington is recognized for his bravery
  • Jackson

    Jackson born
  • The Age of Atlantic Revolutions

    The Age of Atlantic Revolutions
    The Age of Atlantic RevolutionsThis illustration from 1783 appeared in a history of Britain with the caption, "The Manner in which the American Colonies Declared Themselves Independent of the King of England, throughout the Different Provinces.
  • The Age of Atlantic Revolutions

    The Age of Atlantic Revolutions
    The Age of Atlantic RevolutionsAmericans heralded the French Revolution as the coming of an age of democratic governance on both sides of the Atlantic. This painting, Fall of the Bastille illustrates the bloody events.
  • George Washington

     George Washington
    Gw dies at Mount Vernon
  • Claiming Victory from Defeat

    Claiming Victory from Defeat
    The Treaty of Ghent was signed by British and American delegates on December 24, 1814, effectively ending the War of 1812.
  • Ecuador

    Independent from Spain.
  • Brazil

    Independent from Portugal.
  • Early American Railroads

     Early American Railroads
    The first spadeful of earth was turned over by the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, 91year old Charles Carroll.
  • New England Anti Slavery Society

    New England Anti Slavery Society
    William Lloyd Garrison begins publication of The Liberator in Boston. It will become the leading abolitionist journal in the United States.
  • William Lloyd Garrison

    William Lloyd Garrison
    Garrison and some 60 other legates, male and female and black and white, form the American Anti Slavery Society in Philadelphia.
  • The Lone Star Republic

    The Lone Star Republic
    Santa Anna grudgingly recognized Texan independence.
  • Wilmot's Proviso

    Wilmot's Proviso
    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.
  • John Brown's Raid

    John Brown's Raid
    John Brown led a small army of 18 men into the small town of HARPER'S FERRY, Virginia.
  • Antietam

    Lincoln sacked General McClellan and replaced him with General Burnside.
  • Riots rocked New Orleans

    Riots rocked New Orleans
    Presidential ReconstructionWhen a convention met to stop Louisiana's Black Codes from taking effect . Official reports listed 37 dead and 146 wounded, but witnesses claimed that the tolls were much higher.
  • Reconstruction

    Radical ReconstructionIn Baltimore 20,000 participants celebrate the ratification of the 15th Amendment.
  • Jackson

    while on a steamboat trip to Fredericksburg, Virginia a former navy officer attacked President Jackson. He didn't have a weapon but did draw blood during his attack. It was the first time an American President had been assaulted or involved in an assassination attempt.