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  • Jamestownd

    Jamestownd
    Formed by the Virginia Company of London. 1st permanent settlement in North America
  • House Of Burgesses

    House Of Burgesses
    First legislative assembly of educated representative. Was established by the virginia company
  • Start of Slavery

    Start of Slavery
    year, a Dutch ship carrying African slaves docked at Point Comfort, which served as Jamestown's checkpoint for ships wanting to trade with the colonists.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    This is the document where the agreed to obey laws created for the general good.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Colonist & British soldiers in Boston competed over jobs 5 colonists died
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    England Put restrictions on tea. Colonists threw tea in the boston harbour
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The final Colonial War. The French and Indian War, as it was referred to in the colonies, was the beginning of open hostilities between the colonies and Gr. Britain. England and France had been building toward a conflict in America since 1689
  • Treat of Paris

    Treat of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris of 1763 ended the French and Indian War/Seven Years’ War between Great Britain and France, as well as their respective allies. In the terms of the treaty, France gave up all its territories in mainland North America, effectively ending any foreign military threat to the British colonies there.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    england prohibited colonists from setting west of the apps. because it costs a lot to protect colonists from INdian attact
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    colonist resist the stamp act
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Issued by the contential congress
    Written by thomas jefferson
  • 1st Contunental Congress

    1st Contunental Congress
    Meeting of all representatives from all 13 colonies except Georgia
  • Lexington and Concors

    Lexington and Concors
    British troops attacked a colonial weapons stockpile.. Minutemen assempled. Fighting assembled
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    Created a Continental Army
  • Articles Of confederation

    Articles Of confederation
    The 13 newly independent stated united into one country
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
  • Shays rebelion

    Shays rebelion
    Debt ridden farmers in Mass. rebel due to high taxes
  • Annapolis Convention

    Annapolis Convention
    called to settle disputes among states over commerce
    only 5 states showed up
  • COnstitutional convention

    COnstitutional convention
    Leader George Washington and James Madison
  • Great Compromise

    2 house congress
    each state gets 2 senators
  • 3/5th compromise

    3/5th compromise
    slaves counted as 3/5ths of a person when determing a states representation in House of Reps.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    Provided the process for the creations and admission of new states
  • Judiciary Act of

    Judiciary Act of
    set up the court system
  • Critical Period

    Time period during which the U.S. was under the articles of confederation
  • Bill of Rights Signed

    1st 10 admenments
  • Washingtons Presidency

    Washingtons Presidency
    He was the 1st President
  • Adams Presidency

    Adams Presidency
    Defeated thomas jefferson
  • Nortwest Ordinance

    Nortwest Ordinance
    established a plan for surveyinh the western lands
  • Jefferson Presidency

    Jefferson Presidency
  • Mabury vs Madison

    Mabury vs Madison
    Marshall declared a was
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    jefferson brought this land from france
    doubled the size of the us
  • war of 1812

    war of 1812
    British interference with american shipping
  • McCulloch vs Maryland

    McCulloch vs Maryland
    Marshall upheld the federal govts right to establush banks
  • Giddons vs ODgen

    Giddons vs ODgen
    Court overturned a sreamboat monopoly
  • Monroe Doctrive

    Monroe Doctrive
    warned europe against future colonization in the americar
    inference in any independent country in the western hemisphere
  • Cotton Gin1

    Cotton Gin1
    INventor Eli Whitner
    Made Cotton growing very profitable
  • Missouri Compromise

  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    Was a book writte in the 1850s
  • reconstruction

    reconstruction
  • Lincolns assassination

    Lincolns assassination
    was shot on Good Friday
  • dred scott case

    dred scott case
    a slave who had lived in the free state of Illinois and the free territory of Wisconsin before moving back to the slave state of Missouri, had appealed to the Supreme Court in hopes of being granted his freedom.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    profound divisions existed among Americans over the future course of their country, and especially over the South's "peculiar institution," slavery. During the presidency of James K. Polk (1841-1849), the United States had confirmed the annexation of Texas to the Union, negotiated a treaty with Great Britain for the Oregon territory up to the 49th parallel, and, as a result of the Mexican War, added California and New Mexico as well
  • Battle of Fort SUmter

    Battle of Fort SUmter
    Charleston South Carolina. STarted the American Civil War
  • battle of antietam

    battle of antietam
    23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    ssued by President Abraham Lincoln
  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Vicksburg
    Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate Army of Vicksburg led by Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • Battle Of Gettysburg

    Battle Of Gettysburg
    around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War
  • 13th amendment

    13th amendment
    abolished slavery
  • reconstruction act of 1867

    reconstruction act of 1867
    organized the south into 5 military districts, and the states had to have a military leader from the north (Marshall law).
  • 14th amendment

    14th amendment
    citizenship rights and equal protection of the law
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln,
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    right to vote
  • election of 1876

    election of 1876
    Samuel J. Tilden v Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Knights of Labor

    Knights of Labor
    The Knights of Labor was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the 1880
  • Chinease Exclusion Act

    Chinease Exclusion Act
    he Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on May 6, 1882. It was one of the most significant restrictions on free immigration in US history, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The act followed revisions made in 1880 to the US-China Burlingame Treaty of 1868, revisions that allowed the US to suspend Chinese immigration.
  • American Federation of Labor

    American Federation of Labor
    American Federation of Labor (AFL) was the first federation of labor unions in the United States
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    The Dawes Act of 1887 adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians
  • American Railway Union

    American Railway Union
    The American Railway Union was the largest labor union of its time, and one of the first industrial unions in the United States.
  • Sherman Anti Trust Act

    Sherman Anti Trust Act
    he Sherman Antitrust Act is a landmark federal statute on United States competition law passed by Congress in 1890
  • Appomattox Courthouse

    Appomattox Courthouse
    last battle of the civil war
  • Homestead Strike

    Homestead Strike
    he Homestead strike was an industrial lockout and strike which began on June 30, 1892, culminating in a battle between strikers and private security agents on July 6, 1892
  • Pullman Strike

    Pullman Strike
    The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894.
  • Old Immigrants

    Old Immigrants
    Came from western Europe
  • plessey v furgeson

    plessey v furgeson
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States
  • Treaty of PAris

    Treaty of PAris
    was an agreement made in 1898 that resulted in the Spanish Empire's surrendering control of Cuba and ceding Puerto Rico,
  • Assimilation Policy

    Assimilation Policy
    Assimilation was one ideological basis of French colonial policy in the 19th and 20th centuries. In contrast with British imperial policy, the French taught their subjects that, by adopting French language and culture, they could eventually become French. The famous 'Four Communes' in Senegal were seen as proof of this. Here Africans were, in theory, afforded all the rights of French citizens
  • Boxer Rebellion

    violent anti-foreign and anti-Christian movement which took place in China between 1899 and 1901.
  • Haymarket Square

    Haymarket Square
    Haymarket Square in Boston is an open-air fruit and vegetable market near the North End, Government Center, West End and Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Platt Amendment

    Platt Amendment stipulated the conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops remaining in Cuba at the end of the Spanish-American War
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    a corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Seventeenth Amendment (Amendment XVII) to the United States Constitution established direct election of United States Senators by popular vote.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The Sixteenth Amendment (Amendment XVI) to the United States Constitution allows the Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on the United States Census
  • ww1

    in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918
  • War In europe begins

    War In europe begins
    World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918
  • panama Canal

  • Clayton Anti Trust Act

  • Non Agression Pact

    Non Agression Pact
    representatives from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union met and signed the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact, which guaranteed that the two countries would not attack each other.
  • selective service act ww2

    selective service act ww2
  • Selective service act WW11

  • Germany Invades Russia

    Germany Invades Russia
    On this day in 1941, over 3 million German troops invade Russia in three parallel offensives, in what is the most powerful invasion force in history. Nineteen panzer divisions, 3,000 tanks, 2,500 aircraft, and 7,000 artillery pieces pour across a thousand-mile front as Hitler goes to war on a second front.
  • pearl harbor

    pearl harbor
    dreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The barrage lasted just two hours, but it was devastating: The Japanese managed to destroy nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, and almost 200 airplanes. More than 2,000 Americans soldiers and sailors died in the attack, and another 1,000 were wounded. The day after the assault, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan; Congress
  • Korematsu V U.S

    Fred Korematsu refused to obey the wartime order to leave his home and report to a relocation camp for Japanese Americans. He was arrested and convicted. After losing in the Court of Appeals, he appealed to the United States Supreme Court, challenging the constitutionality of the deportation order.
  • d-day

    d-day
    June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wou
  • Battle of Bulge

    Battle of Bulge
    was a major German offensive campaign
  • v-e day

    v-e day
    Victory in Europe Day
  • Nuremburg Trial

    series of military tribunals,
  • Nixons presidency

    1969-1974
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    racial segregation laws
  • Watergate Scandel

    Watergate Scandel
    Watergate has entered the political lexicon as a term synonymous with corruption and scandal, yet the Watergate Hotel is one of Washington’s plushest hotels. Even today, it is home to former Senator Bob Dole and was once the place where Monica Lewinsky laid low. It was here that the Watergate Burglars broke into the Democratic Party’s National Committee offices on June 17, 1972. If it had not been for the alert actions of Frank Wills, a security guard, the scandal may never have erupted
  • Nixon In China

    Nixon In China
    Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to the People's Republic of China was an important step in formally normalizing relations between the United States (U.S.) and the People's Republic of China (PRC). It marked the first time a U.S. president had visited the PRC, which at that time considered the U.S. one of its foes, and the visit ended 25 years of separation between the two sides.
  • vietnam war

    vietnam war
    North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.
  • End of Vietnam War

    End of Vietnam War
    Richard M. Nixon declared in 1969 that he would continue the American involvement in the Vietnam war in order to end the conflict and secure "peace with honor" for the United States and for its ally, South Vietnam
  • Panama Canal treaty

    Panama Canal treaty
    Treat of 1977 The treaty, signed by President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos, contained two parts; one promised an end to U.S. control of the canal beginning in 2000; Panama was to take over operation and defense of the canal. The neutrality component of the treaty gave the U.S. permanent authority to defend the canal if it were placed under threat as a neutral water passage.
  • Carters Presidency

    Jimmy Carter served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981
  • Canp David Accord

    Camp David Accord
  • Detente

    Detente
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    The State Department said on Wednesday that it is troubled by reports that Iran has picked as its ambassador to the United Nations a man who is believed to have participated in the 1979 hostage crisis at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.
  • Regans Presidenct

    republican
  • Regans Berlin Wall Speech

    Tear down this wall
  • Moscow Summit

    meeting between U.S. Pres. Ronald Reagan and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbache
  • Fall of the berlin wall

    The Berlin Wall was both the physical division between West Berlin and East Germany from 1961 to 1989 and the symbolic boundary between democracy and Communism during the Cold War.
  • Soviet Union Collapse

  • Reservation System

    Reservation System
    der the reservation system, American Indians kept their citizenship in their sovereign tribes, but life was harder than it had been
  • progressive Movement

    progressive Movement
    The Progressive Movement was an effort to cure many of the ills of American society that had developed during the great spurt of industrial growth in the last quarter of the 19th century
  • FEderal TRande Commicion Act

  • Open Door Policy

    The Open Door Policy is a concept in foreign affairs, initially used to refer to the United States policy in late 19th century and early 20th century that would grant multiple international powers with equal access to China, with none of them in total control of that country
  • U.S declares war

  • Hiroshima A-Bomb

    Hiroshima A-Bomb
  • COld Wat

    sustained state of political and military tension
  • NATO

  • OPEC

    The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex
  • election of 1968

    President nixon won