US History Timeline


Washington Inaugurated

April 30, 1789

President: Washington
Washington is put in as President.

Whiskey Rebellion

March 1791 - November 1794

President: Washington
America fights against a tax on whiskey.

Neutrality Proclamation

April 22, 1793 - December 1793

President: Washington
The Proclamation of Neutrality was a formal announcement issued by U.S. President George Washington declaring the nation neutral in the conflict between France and Great Britain. I

Washington Farewell Adress

Sep 19, 1796

Washington teaches America how to say goodbye leaving them some advice. He is no longer President.

XYZ Affair

1797 - 1798

President: Adams
The XYZ Affair was a political and diplomatic episode in 1797 and 1798, early in the administration of John Adams, involving a confrontation between the United States and Republican France

Adams Inaugurated


President: Washington
Adams is out in as president.

Jefferson Inaugurated

March 4, 1801

President: jefferson
Jefferson is put in as president.

Louisiana Purchase


President: Jefferson
Jefferson buys land from France

Marbury v. Madison

February 11, 1803 - February 24,1803

President: Madison
Madison and Marbury fight over the firing of the midnight judges.

Lewis and Clark Expedition

1804 - 1806

President: Jefferson
Jefferson send out Lewis and Clark to explore the new land.

Embargo Act


President: Jefferson
It prohibited American ships from trading in all foreign ports.

Non-Intercourse Act


President: Jefferson
The Congress replaced the Embargo Act with the almost unenforceable Non-Intercourse Act. This Act lifted all embargoes on American shipping except for those bound for British or French ports. Its intent was to damage the economies of the United Kingdom and France.

Madison Inaugurated

March 4, 1809

President: Madison
Madison is put in as President

War of 1812

June 18,1812 - February 18,1815

President: Madison
United States of America fight against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

The Burning of Washington DC

Aug 24, 1814

The Burning of Washington in 1814 was an attack during the War of 1812 between British forces and those of the United States of America. they burn down the White House.

Battle of New Orleans

Jan 06, 1815 - Jan 26, 1815

President: Madison
American combatants, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, prevented an overwhelming British force, commanded by Admiral Alexander Cochrane and General Edward Pakenham, from seizing New Orleans and the vast territory the United States had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase.

Era of Good Feelings

1817 - 1825

President: Monroe
A time where Americans showed true unity.

Monroe Inaugurated

March 4, 1817

President: Madison
Monroe is put in as president.