America

Events

Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock

1620

English civil war

1642 - 1649

John Ware arrived from London

1650

Fleeing the Catholic Reformation

Declaration of Independence

1776

6O % of people in America are English

1790

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Irish potato famine

1845 - 1852

manifest destiny

1845

California Gold Rush

1848 - 1855

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Ellis Island Opens

1892

Pogroms Take Place, Mostly in the Ukraine

1903 - 1906

great depression

1929 - 1939

WWII

1939 - 1945

immigration act of 1986

1980