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U.S History

Columbus started Expedition to new world

1492

Jamestown Colonized

1607

First permanent English settlement in new world.

Mayflower Compact Signed

1620

First self government in the new world.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Treaty of Paris 1763

1763

Ended the war

Proclamation of 1763

1763

As a result of the treaty, settlers were banned from settling east of the appalachians.

Lexington and Concord

April 19, 1775

First battle of the Revolution

Declaration of Independence Signed

July 4, 1776

Declaring independence from Great Britain

Saratoga

October 17, 1777

Turning point in the Revolution because the french decided to help us.

Valley forge

December 19, 1777

Winter Camp in the Revolution

Articles of Confederation Ratified

March 1, 1781

First constitution of the U.S

Yorktown

October 19, 1781

American forces caused Cornwallis to surrender thus ending the war.

Treaty of Paris 1783

1783

Made Britain accept the US as a Nation.

Constitutional Convention

1787

To make a new constitution that was better than the Articles.

Washington's Term

1789 - 1797

Whiskey Rebellion

1791

Farmers protesting against whiskey tax.

Washington's Farewell Address

September 1796

John Adam's Term

1797 - 1801

Thomas Jefferson Elected

1801

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Marbury vs Madison

1803

Case that started judicial review.

James Madison President

1809 - 1817

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

Andrew Jackson Elected

December 2, 1828

Texas Annexed

1845

Lincoln Elected

November 6, 1860

Civil War

1861 - 1865