Early American History

Events

Columbus "discovers' New World (1492)

1492

Colonization of Jamestown (1607)

1607

Mayflower Compact (1620)

1620

Treaty of Paris (1763)

1763

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Boston Tea Party (1773)

December 16, 1773

Declaration of Independence (1776)

July 4, 1776

Treaty of Paris (1783)

1783

Federal Constitutional Convention (1787)

May 25, 1787

Constitution Ratified (1789)

September 17, 1789

Whiskey Rebellion (1794)

1794

Louisiana Purchase (1803)

1803

Adams-Onís Treaty (1819)

1819

Missouri Compromise (1820)

1820

Treaty of Guadalupe (1848)

1848

Compromise of 1850

1850

Gadsden Purchase (1853)

1853

Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854)

1854

Emancipation Proclamation (1863)

January 1, 1863

Gettysburg Address (1863)

November 19, 1863

14th Amendment (1868)

1868

Compromise of 1877

1877