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Politics

England Takes New Amsterdam From Dutch

1664

First Congressional Congress

1774

Declaration of Independence Signed

1776

The Articles of Confederation Goes into Effect

1781

Treaty of Paris ends the War

1783

The Constitution is Ratified

1788

Marbury V. Madison

1803

Compromise of 1850

1850

Dred Scott case

1857

Sherman Anti-trust Act Passed

1890

Plessy V Ferguson

1896

Women Can Vote

1919

Prohibition

1919 - 1933

Scopes Trial

1925

Brown V Board of Education

1954

NASA is Established

1958

Economic Opportunity and Civil Rights Acts

1964

NOW is Formed

1966

Iran Arms Deal revealed

1986

First Black President

2008

Technology

James Watt Patents the Steam Engine

1769

Cotton Gin Invented

1793

Textile Mills Opens

1822

Telegraph Invented

1837

Sewing Machine Invented

1846

First Submarine attack

1863

Typewriter

1867

Telephone

1876

Electric Trollies

1888

Radio

1895

Airplane

1903

T.V Available to the Public

1939

Manhattan Project

1939

Man on the Moon

1969

"The Americans" Textbook was published

2005

Conflict

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

War for Independence

1765 - 1783

Boston Massacre

1770

Boston Tea Party

1773

British Surrender at Yorktown

1781

Shay's Rebellion

1786

Whiskey Rebellion

1794

Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

1831

Sauk Rebellion

1836

Confederacy Formed

1861

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

The Great Strike of 1877

1877

Wounded Knee

1890

WWI

1914 - 1918

WWII

1941 - 1945

The Vietnam Conflict and War

1945 - 1975

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

MLK assassinated

1969

Persian Gulf War

1990 - 1991

Economics

England Passes First of Navigation Acts

1651

Tea is Introduced to the Colonies

1714

British Passes Stamp Act

1765

Louisiana Purchase

1803

U.S Acquires Florida

1819

Panic of 1893

1893

The Great Depression

1929 - 1940

The New Deal

1933

Social security introduced

1935

Energy Crisis Begins

1973

Demographics

John Smith Creates Jamestown

1607

James II Creates The Dominion of New England

1686

New York Outlaws Slavery

1785

Northwest Ordinance is passed

1787

Mormon Church Established

1830

Trail of Tears

1838

Gold Discovered in California

1848

Transcontinental Railroad Complete

1869

Land Rush Begins

1889

Hawaii Annexed

1898

Start of the Baby Boom

1946

Alaska and Hawai'i Become Official States

1959

My Birth!

1998