U.S. History

Events

Columbus' Voyage

1492

Line of Demarcation

1493

Magellan Circumnavigates the Globe

1519

Cortes Conquers the Aztecs

1521

St. Augustine Est.

1565

Roanoke 2 founded

1587

Queen Elizabeth Ascends Throne

January 15, 1588

Spanish Armada Defeated

May 1588

Jamestown Est.

1607

Starving Time

1609 - 1610

Tobacco introduced to Jamestown

1610

House of Burgesses

1619

1st slaves in Jamestown

1619

Plymouth Colony

1620

Boston Est.

1630

Mass. Bay Colony formed

1630

New York Named

1664

Pennsylvania Est.

1681

Philly Est.

1682

Plymouth merges with Mass. Bay colony

1691

Salem Witch Trials

1692

Treaty of Urrecht

1713

Louisburg Est.

1713

Great Awakening

1720

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

1741

Albany Congress

1754

Fort Neccesity

1754

French and Indian War

1754

Lord North Sends troops

1755

7 years war

1756

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Pontiac's Rebellion

1763

Sugar Act

1764

Stamp Act

1765

Quartering Act

May 3, 1765

Stamp Act Congress

October 7, 1765

Townshend Acts

1767

Boston Massacre

1770

Georgia Est.

1773

Tea Act

May 10, 1773

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Intolerable Acts

March 24, 1774

1st Continental Congress

September 5, 1774

Battle at Lexington

1775

Paul Revere's Ride

April 18, 1775

Quebec Campaign

December 31, 1775

Treaty of Paris

1783