U.S History Timeline

Events

Pre Columbian Civilization

1492

Voyage of Christopher Columbus

1492

Life of Pocahontas

1595 - 1617

Founding of Jamestown

1607

Era of Slavary

1619 - 1865

Pilgrims Land at Plymouth Rock

1620

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Declaration of Independence

7-4-1776

The Constitution Was Written

1787

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Railroads Become Common

1830

Telegraphs Become Common

1830

Photography Becomes Common

1840

Florida Becomes a State

1845

First Professional Baseball Game

1846

Mexican-American war

1846 - 1848

Woman's Suffrage Movement

1848 - 1920

Second Industrial Revolution

1860 - 1914

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Old West/Wild West

1865 - 1895

Telephone Invented

1876

Edison Invents the Lightbulb

1879

Internal Combustion Engine Patented

1880

Wright Brothers' First Flight

1903

Creation of the FDA

1906

Silent Film Era

1910 - 1920

First World War

1914 - 1918

Prohibition

1920 - 1933

Jazz Age

1920

Compulsory Schooling

1920

Electricity Becomes Common in Daily Life

1920

Great Depression

1930

To Kill a Mockingbird Takes Place

1930

second World War

1939 - 1945

Pearl Harbor

9-7-1941

Going to College Becomes Common

1945

The Cold War

1947 - 1991

TV Becomes Common

1950

Brown vs. Board of Education

1954

Civil Rights Movement

1954 - 1968

First Man in Space

1961

The Career of The Beatles

1963 - 1970

Vietnam War (U.S Involvement)

1963 - 1965

JFK Assassinated

11-22-1963

The Moon Landings

1969

The Space Shuttle Era

1981 - 2011

The Internet and Cellphones Become Common

1990

The Global War on Terror

2001 - Present

9/11 Attacks

9-11-2001

Date of Your Birth

9-20-2002