Fourth Grade American History

From Jamestown through the American Revolution, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the 20th Century

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Jamestown Colony

1607

Slavery was introduced to the Colony of Virginia

1619

General Assembly

1619

Women came to America

1620

House of Burgesses

1640

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Boston Massacre

1770

Boston Tea Party

1773

Patrick Henry's "Give me liberty or give me death"

1775

Battle of Great Bridge

1775

Battle of Lexington and Concord

1775

Signing of the Declaration of Independence

1776

Battle of Yorktown

1781

Constitutional Convention

1787

George Washington elected President

1789

Bill of RIghts Ratified

1791

Civil War

1860 - 1865

Abraham Lincoln elected President

1860

Virginia seceeds

1861

Battle of Bull Run

1861

Battle of Fredericksburg

1862

Battle of Ironclads

1862

Battle of Richmond

1865

Reconstruction Era

1865 - 1877

Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House

April 9, 1865

Establishment of "separate but equal"

1896

“Separate but equal”

Brown v. Board of Education

1954