US History

Events

The first group of black slaves is brought to the Louisiana territory.

1716

French and Indian War

1754

Revolutionary war

1775

Constitutional Convention signing the U.S. Constitution at Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

1787

The U. S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.

1800

Civil War

1861

Spanish-American War

1898

WWI Starts

1914

WWII Begins

1939

The Civil Rights Act ended all state and local laws requiring segregation.

1964

Forming of Terrorist Group ISIL

1999

9/11 terrorist attacks

2001

First African American President Elected

2008

http://faculty.washington.edu/qtaylor/a_us_history/1700_1800_timeline.htm

9/8/16

I used this site as my main source.