History Timeline CIII

Events

Thales

624 BC - 547 BC

Pythagoras

570 BC - 495 BC

Parménides

540 bc - 470 bc

Heraclitus

540 bc - 480 bc

Anaxagoras

500 BCE - 428 BCE

Empedocles

495 bc - 435 bc

Protagoras

490 bc - 420 bc

Gorgias

485 bc - 380 bc

Socrates

470 BC - 399 BC

Plato

427 BC - 347 BC

Aristotle

384 BC - 322 BC

Pyrrho

360 BC - 270 BC

Epicurus

341 bc - 271 bc

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Zeno

334 BCE - 262 BCE

Arcesilaus

316 bc - 241 bc

Stoicism

310 BC

Plotinus

204 bc - 270

Plotinus

204 AD - 270 AD

Augustine

354 - 430

Norse Sailors Reach the Coasts of Iceland

874 AD

Thomas Aquinas

1225 - 1274

Marco Polo

1254 - 1324

Prince Henry

1394 - 1460

Columbus' Four Voyage

1492 - 1504

Cortes Conquers Mexico

1519 - 1520

Roanoke Island

1585 - 1587

Rene Descartes

1596 - 1650

East India Company

1600

Jamestown, Virginia, Founded

1607

First Africans Arrive in Virginia

1619

Virginia House of Burgesses Formed

1619

Pilgrims Found Plymouth, Massachusetts

1620

Puritan Migration to Massachusetts

1630

Baruch Spinoza

1632 - 1677

John Locke

1632 - 1704

Calverts Found Maryland

1634

Pequot Indian War

1635 - 1636

Harvard College Founded

1636

Anne Hutchinson Convicted of Heresy

1638

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

1639

English Civil War

1642 - 1648

Gottfried Leibniz

1646 - 1716

First Navigation Act

1650

English Conquer New Netherlands

1664

King Philip's War

1675 - 1676

Bacon's Rebellion

1676

Pennsylvania Settled

1682

English Glorious Revolution and Bill of Rights

1688 - 1689

Massachusetts Becomes Royal Colony

1691

Salem Witch Trials

1692

Yale College Founded

1701

Queen Anne's War

1702 - 1713

England, Wales, and Scotland Unite into the United Kingdom

1707

David Hume

1711 - 1776

George I's Reign

1714 - 1727

Immanuel Kant

1724 - 1804

George II"s Reign

1727 - 1760

Georgia Founded

1733

First Great Awakening

1734 - 1741

John Peter Zinger Trial

1735

King George's War

1744 - 1748

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Albany Congress

1754

George III Accedes to Throne

1760

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Stamp Act and Protest

1765

Hegel

1770 - 1831

Boston Massacre

1770

Tea Act and Boston Tea Party

1773

Intolerable Acts; First Continental Congress

1774

Battles of Lexington and Concord; Washington Appointed Commander and Chief

1775

Declaration of Independence

1776

Articles of Confederation

1777

French Alliance

1778

Cornwallis Surrenders at Yorktown

1781

Treaty of Paris

1783

Ordinance of 1784

1784

Land Ordinance of 1785

1785

Jay-Gardoqui Treaty Rejected; Virginia Religious Freedom Act; Shays' Rebellion; Indian Ordinance; Northwest Ordinance

1786 - 1787

Washington Elected; New Government Forms; Congress Meets; French Revolution Begins

1789

New Government Forms

1789

First Bank of United States Established

1791

Washington Begins Second Term; Proclamation of Neutrality; Cotton Gin Patented

1793

Whiskey Rebellion; Battle of Fallen Timbers

1794

Jay's Treaty; Pickney's Treaty

1795

Washington's Farewell Address; John Adams Elected President

1796

X,Y,Z Affair; Quasi War with France; Alien and Sedition Acts; Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

1798

Washington, D.C., becomes National Capital

1800

Congress Selects Jefferson President; Adams Appoints John Marshall and "Midnight Judges"

1801

Congress Recalls Most "Midnight Judges"

1802

Marbury v. Madison; Louisiana Purchase; Lewis and Clark Expedition

1803

Aaron Burr kills Alexander Hamilton; Jefferson Reelected

1804

British Seize American Ships

1805

Embargo Act; Burr Acquitted of Treason

1807

African Slave Trade Ends; James Madison Elected President

1808

Darwin

1809 - 1882

Congress Boycotts British and French Trade

1809

Fletcher v. Peck

1810

Battle of Tippecanoe; BUS Charter Expires; First Steamboat on Ohio and Mississippi Rivers

1811

United States and Britain Engage in War of 1812; Madison Reelected

1812

Soren Kierkegaard

1813 - 1855

Battle of Lake Erie and Thames

1813

British Burn Washington, D.C. ; Battle of Lake Champlain; Hartford Convention; Treaty of Ghent Ends War

1814

Battle of New Orleans

1815

James Monroe Elected President

1816

Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

Andrew Jackson Seizes Florida from Spain and the Seminoles

1818

Adams-Onis Treaty

1819

Missouri Compromises

1819 - 1822

Monroe Doctrine

1823

John Quincy Adams Beats Andrew Jackson in Controversial Election

1824

Tariff of Abominations; Jackson Defeats Adams

1828

Worcester v. Georgia

1832

Texas Independence; Martin Van Buren Elected President

1836

Panic of 1837

1837

William Harrison Elected President; Harrison Dies; John Tyler Assumes Presidency

1841

Friedrich Nietzsche

1844 - 1900

James K. Polk Elected President

1844

Texas Annexation

1845

Mexican-American War

1846 - 1847

Zachary Taylor Elected President

1848

Gold Discovered in California

1849

The Compromise of 1850; Millard Fillmore becomes President

1850

Franklin Pierce becomes President

1852

Gadsden Purchase

1853

Freud

1856 - 1939

James Buchanan Elected President

1856

Panic of 1857; Dred Scott Decision

1857

Abraham Lincoln Elected President; South Carolina Secedes from the Union

1860

Lower South Secedes and Founds the Confederacy; Lincoln and Davis Inaugurated; Fort Sumter Surrenders to the Confederacy; Upper South Secedes from the Union; Battle of Bull Run

1861

Battle of Shiloh and Antietam; Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

1862

Emancipation Proclamation; Battles of Vicksburg and Gettysburgh

1863

Lincoln Reelected

1864

Lee Surrenders to Grant at Appomattox; Lincoln Assassinated; Johnson Assumes Presidency

1865

Heidegger

1889 - 1976

Sartre

1905 - 1980