The Virginia Company was a joint stock company created by King James I in an effort to colonise the new world.
It applied science, religion, philosophy, and politics creating an intellectual movement and advancement.
A fervent religious revival that spread throughout the colonies by Congregationalists pastors like George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards.
Created by Samuel Adams, they were colonialists with a militant view against the British government's control of the colonies.
The official document stating the United States is a free country and spurred on the Revolutionary War.
Purchased by Thomas Jefferson from France, it more than doubled U.S. territory on North America.
A turning point in British presence in the United States, the
San Antonio fell to the Mexicans during the Texas War for Independence.
Issued by Abraham Lincoln, it was a preliminary proclamation freeing the slaves in the confederate states.
An influential turning point in the Civil war, allowing the union the upperhand in battle. It was the first true win for the Union army.
The last incident of the Indian wars where U.S. Cavalry killed over 200 Sioux men, women, and children who were in the process of surrendering.
Basically started WWI by angering already mad countries.
The turning point in war because we allied with major powers, allowing the war to be won.
The worst economic depression in the history of the United States, created by the stock market crash of 1929.
Drastically changed the war by bringing in our manpower and new technology.
The allied amphibious assault on Normandy coast and established a foothold in Europe that German forces couldn't recover from.
The meeting of FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin at a resort to discuss the post-WWII world and Stalin claimed large parts of Eastern Europe, expanding the Soviet Union.
The first use of nuclear weapons ever and killed at least 100,000 people in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Began when North Koreans invaded South Korea while trying to spread communism and we intervened to help the South Koreans.
U.S. intervened when North Vietnam made efforts to expand communism into South Vietnam.
Established the Civil Rights Commission and the Civil Rights Divisio of the Department of Justice.
Start of the Cuban Missile crisis and brought the U.S. closest to nuclear war as it's ever been (with the Soviets).
The first man on the moon.
U.S. intervened when Iran invaded Kuwait, leading us to free Kuwait.
Terrorist attack created by Osama Bin Laden, bombed the World Trade Centers and created panic throughout the country.