American History

Events

Jamestown

1607

Southern Colonies

1619

Plymoth

1620

New England

1630

Middle Colonies

1664

1765 Stamp Act

1765

King George III put this into effect to generate more money for England

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

British Soldiers fire into the crowd killing 5

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Colonist snuck onto the British Ships and tossed the barrels of tea overboard.

The First Continental Congress

1774

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Independance Day

1776

US Constitution

1787

George Washington 1st President

1789

Bill of Rights

1791

Thomas Jefferson 3rd President

1801

The Louisiana Purchase $15 Million

1803

Lewis & Clark

1804

War of 1812

1812

Gold Rush

1848

The Compromise

1850

Edwin Drake frills an oil well in Pennsylvania

1859

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Homestead Act of 1862

1862

The Transcontinental Railroad is completed

1869

Thomas Alva Edison opens his 1st Lab

1874

Andrew Carnegie - Opens 1st Steel Mill

1875

Alexander Graham Bell designs his telephone

1876

Ellis Island

1892

World War I

1917 - 1918

Erie Canal

1925

Stock Market Crashed

1929

The Great Depression

1930

Hoover Damm

1931 - 1935

The New Deal (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

1932

World War II

1941 - 1945

Pearl Harbor

12/07/1941

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

Landed on The Moon

1969

Persian Gulf

1990 - 1992

9/11/2001 Terrorist Attack

2001

Iraq War

2003 - 2010