Historical Figure Timeline

Events

John Adams attends the Boston Massacre on 1770

1770

Samuel Adams attends the Boston Tea Party on December 16, 1773

December 16, 1773

George Washington becomes the general of the Revolutionary War on 1775

1775

Thomas Paine publishes common sense on 1776

1776

Thomas Jefferson took part of the Declaration of Independence on the 4th of July, 1776

July 4, 1776

George Washington becomes the first president on 1789

1789

John Adams becomes the first vice president on 1789

1789

James Madison is the Father of Constitution on 1789

1789

Alexander Hamilton becomes the first secretary of treasury on 1789

1789

Mariwether Lewis is one of the leaders for the Corps of Discovery on 1804

1804

Sacajawea leads the Lewis and Clark Expedition on 1804

1804

Francis Scott Key creates the Star Spangled Banner on 1814

1814

Sequoyah invented the Cherokee Syllabary on 1821

1821

William Lloyd Garrison wrote an abolitionist paper, The Liberator on 1830

1830

Nat Turner killed Travis and his family with six others on 1831

1831

John Brown and his men attacks the Harpers Ferry on 1859

1859

General William Sherman's March to the Sea on 1864

1864

John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865

April 14, 1865

William Cody attended the wild west show on 1896

1896

The Start Spangled Banner, created by Francis Scott Key, becomes the national anthem on 1931

1931