They were defeated by Hernando Cortés.
They were conquered Francisco Pizarro.
The inquisitors killed and tortured Jews, Muslims, and even their own Catholics who who spoke out.
First voyage across the world.
He bullied his way through Indian tribes , throwing Native Americans to his vicious pack dogs.
Cibola means gold
Coronado found the the Grand Canyon.
She was nicknamed the Virgin Queen.
There were 144 people in three boats with their captain, Christopher Newport
The Susan Constant, the Discovery, and the Godspeed were sent from England.
It wasn't the first telescope. It was just the first of it's kind.
First boatload of Africans (Slaves)
First boatload of Women
First labor strike
First time English settlers are allowed to own land
First elected lawmakers
There are a 102 people on board the Mayflower. Amazingly only one person dies on the way to Plymouth.
Lasted three days.
Pocahontas's uncle, Opechancanough, and his warriors killed nearly a third of the town's 1200 inhabitants. Everyone would have been killed if not for a Indian boy named Chanco.
Is replaced by Charles I.
They bought it from the local Indians for about $24.
The first teacher beat his students, fed them spoiled meat, and ran off with college money.
The Puritans won the English Civil War.
First religious freedom practiced in American colonies.
She and her friend, Anne Hutchinson, who was also hanged now have statues.
He was one of the fiercest pirates ever known.
20 people and 2 dogs were put to death. About a hundred people were tried.
It was to Middle Plantation after it was burned down twice.
Invented the bifocals, franklin stove, and printing press. And one of my favorite founding fathers.
Christopher Hussey caught a sperm whale.
This is the last of the 13 colonies at the very bottom.
By 1750 there was more Africans in Virginia than any other single group of people.
Albany Congress approves Franklin's Plan of he union-but no all colonies accept it.
Washington leads 150 Virginians to victory over a French exploratory party.
Washington surrenders Fort Necessity.
Braddock and his English and colonial forces are defeated by French and Indians at Fort Duquesne.
Three men rode this night Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Dr. Samuel Prescott, each saying "The redcoats are coming".
Johnson and Hendrick triumph at Lake George.
6,000 Acadians are expelled from Nova Scotia after refusing to swear loyalty to Britain.
The English declare war on the French in Europe, where the war is called the Seven Years' War.
Johnson's English soldiers and Iroquois Indians capture Fort Niagara.
The English win the battle of Quebec. Wolfe and Montcalm are killed.
Treaty of Paris ends the French and Indian War.
Rumored to have started by kids throwing snowballs at a lone redcoat.
He carried the message: "The Redcoats are coming!"
George Washington did a surprise raid attack on the Hessians on the other side of the river.
This victory persuaded the French to join with the Americans.
she was freed due to this
This pretty much ended the revolution. America was now a free country.
We've been doing this every 10 years now.
this, surprisingly encouraged more slavery
these ships were the first american navy.
The Expedition cost over $39,000
Outcome: Alexander Hamilton dead
the uss constitution escapes from a british squadron off the coast of new jersey In july 1812
This was EXACTLY 50 years after they both signed the declaration.
first president born a US citizen
first president to die in office. he lasted 31 days
he died in office after 16 months
He installed the first kitchen stove in the White House.
It was the most important American book written in the 19th century. It may be the most influential book ever written in America.
Peirce was not a strong president.
Made it a mess for the next president: Abraham Lincoln
More than 620,000 americans died.
Hundreds of people came to watch the battle as if it was a picnic.
It failed because they no longer had slaves to manage the large amount of land that they owned.
Soldiers were sent into the South to make sure that all slaves were freed.
4761 people got lynched.
Costed $850 each.
The 18th amendment.
The stock market crash.
Got rid of the prohibition act.
The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor close to Hawaii.
outlawed poll taxes a s a requirement for voting in federal elections.