Timeline of American History (Copy)

Dates

John Cabot

1497 - 1499

Spanish Armada

August 8, 1588

Salutary Neglect

1607 - 1763

Mayflower Compact

November 21, 1620

Roger Williams

March 1636 - March 1683

Anne Hutchinson

October 21, 1636 - August 1643

Massachusetts General School Act of 1647

1647

Maryland Toleration Act

April 21, 1649

Acts of Trade and Navigation

October 9, 1651 - July 4, 1776

John Locke

1671 - October 28, 1704

Peter Zenger

1734 - 1735

Albany Plan of Union

1754

Wolfe

1756 - September 13, 1759

Pitt

June 1757 - April 7, 1778

Fort Duquesne

September 14, 1758

Quebec

September 13, 1759

Writs of Assistance

1760 - 1766

Peace of Paris, 1763

February 10, 1763

Grenville

16 April 1763 - 13 July 1765

Pontiac

April 27, 1763 - April 20, 1769

Proclamation of 1763

October 7, 1763

Committees of Correspondence

1764 - 1776

Sam Adams

1764 - 1797

Sugar Act, 1764

April 5, 1764 - 1766

Patrick Henry

1765 - 1794

John Adams

1765 - 1800

Stamp Act

March 22, 1765 - March 18, 1766

Sons of Liberty

August 1765 - 1776

Stamp Act Congress

October 7, 1765 - October 25, 1765

Townshend Acts

June 29, 1767 - April 12, 1770

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

Thomas Jefferson

June 1775 - March 4, 1809

Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775

Loyalists

October 28, 1775 - 1783

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Trenton

December 26, 1776

Burgoyne

June 14, 1777 - October 17, 1777

Valley Forge

December 19, 1777 - June 18, 1778

Articles of Confederation

March 1, 1781 - March 4, 1789

Annapolis Convention

September 11, 1786 - September 14, 1786

Alexander Hamilton

September 11, 1786 - July 12, 1804

Federalists

1787 - 1791

Anti-Federalists

1787 - 1791

Great Compromise

July 12, 1787

The Federalist

October 1787 - August 1788

Tariff of 1789

July 4, 1789

Judiciary Act of 1789

September 24, 1789

Nonintercourse Act

July 22, 1790 - June 30, 1834

Whiskey Rebellion

1791 - 1794

Democratic-Republican Party

1791 - 1825

Bank of the United States

February 25, 1791 - February 1836

Toussaint L'Ouverture

August 1791 - August 25, 1802

Federalist Party

1792 - 1824

Impressment

1793 - 1814

Citizen Genet

April 8, 1793 - January 1794

Neutrality Proclamation, 1793

April 22, 1793

Eli Whitney

March 14, 1794 - 1801

Washington's Farewell Address

September 19, 1796

XYZ Affair

July 1797 - October 1798

Naturalization Act

June 18, 1798 - April 14, 1802

Alien and Sedition Acts

June 25, 1798 - March 3, 1801

Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

November 16, 1798 - December 3, 1799

John Marshall

January 31, 1801 - July 6, 1835

Midnight Judges

February 13, 1801 - March 3, 1801

Marbury v. Madison

February 24, 1803

Lewis and Clark

May 14, 1804 - September 23, 1806

John C. Calhoun

1810 - March 31, 1850

National Road

1811

Old Hickory

1813 - 1837

"The Star-Spangled Banner"

September 15, 1814

Hartford Convention

December 15, 1814 - January 5, 1815

American System

1816 - 1830

Missouri Compromise

March 6, 1820

Stephen Austin

June 30, 1821 - January 1834

Nicholas Biddle

1822 - 1839

Erie Canal

October 26, 1825

South Carolina Exposition

December 19, 1828

Spoils system

March 8, 1829 - January 16, 1883

Webster–Hayne debate

January 19, 1830 - January 27, 1830

Sam Houston

December 1832 - March 16, 1861

Compromise of 1833

1833

Panic of 1837

1837 - 1843

Dorothea Dix

1840 - 1881

Stephen Douglas

1843 - June 3, 1861

54°40′ or Fight

1844 - June 18, 1846

Francis Parkman

1844 - November 8, 1893

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

1848 - October 26, 1902

Seneca Falls Convention

July 19, 1848 - July 20, 1848

Forty-niners

1849 - 1855

Harriet Beecher Stowe

1850 - 1862

Compromise of 1850

September 9, 1850 - September 20, 1850

Kansas–Nebraska Act

May 30, 1854

Dred Scott Decision

March 6, 1857

Lincoln–Douglas Debates

August 21, 1858 - October 15, 1858

Crittenden Compromise

December 18, 1860

Copperheads

1861 - September 1864

Outbreak of the Civil War

April 12, 1861

Robert E. Lee

April 23, 1861 - April 10, 1865

Ulysses Grant

August 1861 - March 4, 1877

Monitor vs. Merrimack

March 8, 1862 - March 9, 1862

Homestead Act

May 20, 1862

Boss Tweed

April, 1863 - November 23, 1876

Andrew Carnegie

1864 - August 11, 1919

William T. Sherman

November 15, 1864 - December 21, 1864

Sand Creek Massacre

November 29, 1864

Carpetbag Governments

1865 - 1877

13th, 14th, 15th Amendments

December 18, 1865 - February 3, 1870

1st Ku Klux Klan

December 24, 1865 - 1874

Radical Reconstruction

April 9, 1866 - March 31, 1877

The Grange

1867

Crédit Mobilier

1867 - 1872

Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

February 24, 1868

Knights of Labor

1869 - 1887

Sharecropping

1870 - 1940

John D Rockefeller

June 1870 - 1918

Free Silver

February 12, 1873 - December 23, 1913

Triple Alliance

May 20, 1882 - June 28, 1914

Alfred T. Mahan

1885 - December 1, 1914

Josiah Strong

1886 - 1916

Dawes Act

February 8, 1887

Jacob Riis

February 12, 1888 - 1900

Jane Addams

1889 - 1931

Booker T. Washington

1890 - November 14, 1915

Sherman Antitrust Act

July 2, 1890

Populist Party

1891 - 1908

Omaha Platform

July 4, 1892

Homestead Strike

July 6, 1892

Eugene Debs

1893 - 1920

Yellow Press

1895 - 1898

William Jennings Bryan

1896 - July 26, 1925

Walter Reed

1896 - 1901

Plessy v. Ferguson

May 18, 1896

Cross of Gold Speech

July 9, 1896

Emilio Aguinaldo

March 22, 1897 - April 19, 1901

USS Oregon

March 19, 1898 - May 24, 1898

Rough Riders

May 29, 1898 - September 15, 1898

John Hay

September 30, 1898 - July 1, 1905

The White Man's Burden

February 5, 1899

Open Door Policy

September 6, 1899

Muckrakers

1900 - 1917

Square Deal

1901 - 1909

Big Stick

September 2, 1901 - March 4, 1909

Coal Strike 1902

May 12, 1902 - October 23, 1902

Henry Ford

June 16, 1903 - 1931

Joe Cannon

November 9, 1903 - March 4, 1911

Russo-Japanese War

February 8, 1904 - September 5, 1905

William Gorgas

March 1904 - 1906

IWW or Wobblies

June 27, 1905 - 1924

W. E. B. Du Bois

July 1905 - 1943

George Goethals

1907 - August 15, 1914

Triple Entente

August 31, 1907 - November 11, 1918

Ballinger-Pinchot

July 1909 - January 1910

Bull Moose Party

1912 - 1916

16th Amendment

February 3, 1913

17th Amendment

May 31, 1913

Federal Reserve Act

December 23, 1913

Herbert Hoover

August 1914 - March 4, 1933

U-Boats

September 5, 1914 - November 11, 1918

2nd Ku Klux Klan

1915 - 1944

Bernard Baruch

1916 - 1947

Sussex Pledge

May 4, 1916

Geroge Creel

April 13, 1917 - November 11, 1918

Doughboys

May 1917 - November 11, 1918

Harlem Renaissance

1918 - 1937

Fourteen Points

January 8, 1918

Sergeant York

October 8, 1918

Red Scare

1919 - 1920

Big Four

January 18, 1919 - January 21, 1920

Versailles Treaty

28 June 1919

18th Amendment

January 17, 1920

Prohibition

January 17, 1920 - December 5, 1933

Sacco & Vanzetti

April 15, 1920 - August 23, 1927

19th Amendment

August 18, 1920

Teapot Dome

1921 - 1924

5:5:3 Ratio

August 17, 1923

Scopes Monkey Trial

July 21, 1925

Huey Long

May 21, 1928 - January 25, 1932

Amelia Earhart

June 17, 1928 - July 2, 1937

Rugged Individualism

March 4, 1929 - March 4, 1933

Wickersham Commission

May 20, 1929

Agricultural Marketing Act

June 15, 1929

Hoover-Stimson Doctrine

January 7, 1932

Brain Trust

March 1932 - 1936

Bonus Army

July 28, 1932

Election of 1832

November 8, 1932

Frances Perkins

March 4, 1933 - June 30, 1945

Fireside Chats

March 12, 1933 - June 12, 1944

London Economic Conference

June 12, 1933 - July 27, 1933

Twenty-first Amendment

December 5, 1933

Dust Bowl

1934 - 1940

Nye Investigation

April 12, 1934 - February 1936

Johnson Act

April 13, 1934

Neutrality Acts

August 31, 1935 - November 4, 1939

Appeasment

May 28, 1937 - September 1, 1939

Quarantine of Aggressors

October 5, 1937

Panay

December 12, 1937

Phoney War

September 3, 1939 - May 10, 1940

Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies

May 1940 - October 1942

Dunkirk

May 26, 1940 - June 4, 1940

America First Committee

September 4, 1940 - December 10, 1941

Philippine Independence

July 4, 1946

No

Colonial Era

May 14, 1607 - February 9, 1763

Pre-Revolutionary Era

Feb 10, 1763 - July 3, 1776

American Revolution

Jul 4, 1776 - September 2, 1783

Articles of Confederation

Sep 3, 1783 - December 31, 1788

New Nation Era

1789 - December 23, 1814

Era of Good Feelings

Dec 24, 1814 - December 2, 1828

Age of Jackson

Dec 3, 1828 - November 3, 1840

Manifest Destiny Era

Nov 4, 1840 - January 28, 1850

Pre-Civil War Era

Jan 29, 1850 - April 11, 1861

Civil War

Apr 12, 1861 - May 8, 1865

Reconstruction

May 9, 1865 - March 30, 1877

Gilded Age

May 9, 1865 - December 31, 1899

Progressive Era

1900 - November 1, 1920

Roaring Twenties

Nov 2, 1920 - October 28, 1929

Crash & Depression

Oct 29, 1929 - December 7, 1941

WWII Era

Dec 8, 1941 - September 1, 1945

Presidencies

George Washington

April 30, 1789 - March 3, 1797

John Adams

Mar 4, 1797 - March 3, 1801

Thomas Jefferson

Mar 4, 1801 - March 3, 1809

James Madison

Mar 4, 1809 - March 3, 1817

James Monroe

Mar 4, 1817 - March 3, 1825

John Quincy Adams

Mar 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829

Andrew Jackson

Mar 4, 1829 - March 3, 1837

Martin Van Buren

Mar 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841

William Henry Harrison

Mar 4, 1841 - April 3, 1841

John Tyler

Apr 4, 1841 - March 3, 1845

James K. Polk

Mar 4, 1845 - March 3, 1849

Zachary Taylor

Mar 4, 1849 - July 8, 1850

Millard Fillmore

Jul 9, 1850 - March 3, 1853

Franklin Pierce

Mar 4, 1853 - March 3, 1857

James Buchanan

Mar 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861

Abraham Lincoln

Mar 4, 1861 - April 14, 1865

Andrew Johnson

Apr 15, 1865 - March 3, 1869

Ulysses S. Grant

Mar 4, 1869 - March 3, 1877

Rutherford B. Hayes

Mar 4, 1877 - March 3, 1881

James A. Garfield

Mar 4, 1881 - September 18, 1881

Chester A. Arthur

Sep 19, 1881 - March 3, 1885

Grover Cleveland

Mar 4, 1885 - March 3, 1889

No

Jamestown founded- 1607

May 14, 1607

Pilgrims land- 1620

November 21, 1620

French & Indian War- 1754-1763

May 28, 1754 - February 10, 1763

Boston Tea Party- 1773

December 16, 1773

First Continental Congress- 1774

September 5, 1774 - October 26, 1774

Lexington- Concord- 1775

April 19, 1775

Second Continental Congress- 1775-1781

May 10, 1775 - March 1, 1781

Saratoga- 1777

September 19, 1777 - October 7, 1777

Surrender at Yorktown- 1781

October 19, 1781

Land Ordinance- 1785

May 20, 1785

Shay's Rebellion- 1786-1787

August 29, 1786 - June 1787

Northwest Ordinance- 1787

July 13, 1787

Ratification of the Constitution- 1788

June 21, 1788

Cotton Gin Invented- 1793

1793

Louisiana Purchase- 1803

July 4, 1803

Embargo Act- 1807-1809

December 22, 1807 - March 1, 1809

White House Burned- 1814

August 24, 1814

Battle of New Orleans- 1815

January 8, 1815

Monroe Doctrine- 1823

December 2, 1823

Tariff of Abominations- 1828-1832

May 19, 1828 - July 14, 1832

Election of 1828

December 2, 1828

Indian Removal Act- 1830

May 28, 1830

Alamo- 1836

February 23, 1836 - March 6, 1836

Mormon Migration- 1847-1869

April 5, 1847 - May 10, 1869

Gadsden Purchase- 1853

December 30, 1853

Fort Sumter- 1861

April 12, 1861 - April 14, 1861

Antietam- 1862

September 17, 1862

Emancipation Proclamation- 1863

January 1, 1863

Gettysburg- 1863

July 1, 1863 - July 3, 1863

Sherman's March- 1864

November 15, 1864 - December 21, 1864

Appomattox- 1865

April 9, 1865

Cowboy Era- 1866-1886

1866 - 1886

Alaska Purchase- 1867

October 18, 1867

Transcontinental RR- 1869

May 10, 1869

Battle of the Little Bighorn- 1876

June 25, 1876 - June 26, 1876

Chinese Exclusion Act- 1882

May 6, 1882

Pendleton Act- 1883

January 16, 1883

Haymarket Square Riot- 1886

May 4, 1886

Closing of Frontier- 1890

1890

Wounded Knee- 1890

December 29, 1890

Pullman Strike- 1894

May 11, 1894

Sinking of the Maine- 1898

February 15, 1898

Pure Food and Drug Act- 1906

June 30, 1906

Archduke Ferdinand Shot- 1914

June 28, 1914

Panama Canal Starts- 1914

August 15, 1914

Lusitania Sunk- 1915

May 7, 1915

Zimmerman Telegram- 1917

January 16, 1917

Stock Market Crash- 1929

October 29, 1929

100 Days- 1933

March 9, 1933 - June 16, 1933

Pearl Harbor Attack- 1941

December 7, 1941

D-Day Landings- 1944

June 6, 1944

Hiroshima-Nagasaki- 1945

August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945