A Timeline of American History

By: Matthew Saucedo

Events

1600

1600

Establishment of The Virginia Colony

1607

Establishment of The Massachusetts Colony

1629

1650

1650

1700

1700

The Stono Revolt

September 9, 1739

1750

1750

The French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The Proclamation Line of 1763

October 7, 1763

The Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

The Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

The Revolutionary War

April 19, 1775 - September 3, 1783

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

The Ratification of The Constitution

June 21, 1788

The Ratification of The Bill of Rights

December 15, 1791

Invention of the Cotton Gin

1793

The Jeffersonian Revolution

1800 - 1809

1800

1800

The Louisiana Purchase

April 30, 1803

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The Opening of The Santa Fe Trail

1822

The Mexican-American War

April 25, 1846 - February 2, 1848

1850

1850

The Civil War

April 12,1861 - May 9, 1865

The Impeachment of President Johnson

February 24, 1868

The Centennial of The United States

July 4, 1876

The End of Reconstruction

March 31, 1877

The Invention of The Lightbulb

1878

The Progressive Era

1890 - 1920

Plessy v. Ferguson

April 13, 1896 - May 18, 1896

The Spanish-American War

April 21, 1898 - August 13, 1898

1900

1900

The Assassination of President McKinley

September 6, 1901

World War 1

July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

Prohibition

1920 - 1933

The Golden Age of Radio

Approx. 1920 - Approx. 1950

The Great Depression

October 29, 1929 - 1939

World War 2

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945

1950

1950

Brown v. Board of Education

December 9, 1952 - May 17, 1954

The Vietnam War

November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975

The Moon Landing

September 13, 1959

The Salem Witch Trials

February 1962

The Cuban Missile Crisis

October 16, 1962 - October 28, 1962

The March on Washington for Civil Rights

August 28, 1963

The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

November 22, 1963

The Watts Riot

August 11, 1965 - August 16, 1965

Woodstock

August 15, 1969 - August 18, 1969

Watergate

June 17, 1972

The Iran-Contra Scandal

April 20, 1985 - March 4, 1987

The Gulf War

August 2, 1990 - February 28, 1991

The Year I was Born

1998

The Impeachment of President Clinton

December 19, 1998 - February 12, 1999

2000

2000

9/11

September 11, 2001

The Year I Graduated

2016

The Year My Favorite Song Was Recorded

2017