history timeline

Events

First humans settle in america

38,000 B.C. - 10,000 B.C.

the aztecs

1200 A.D.

Christopher sailed across the Atlantic

1492

English settlers found Jamestown

April 6, 1607

Pilgrims arrive in New England

1620

Puritan colonists arrive and found Massachusettes

1630

The general court of Massachusetts orders the creation of public schools

1647

The English capture the Dutch colony

1664

The Salem witch trial takes place

1690 - 1699

The stamp act taxes newspapers

1765

Harriet Tubmen Escapes

1849

northern

uncle's cabin published

1850

northern

The Fugitive slave act

1850

southern

Kansas Nebraska act

1854

southern

bred Scot decision

1857

southern

Lincoln and Douglass debates

1858

northern

john Brown's raid

1859

northern

south Carolina sesides

1860

southern

Lincoln elected President

1860

northern

confederate is formed

1861

southern