The British Colonies switch from the Julian Calender to the Gregorian calendar.
A war between the British and French for North American land. The battle was won by the British granting them land that is currently eastern America and British Canada (the commonwealth)
Final conflict in the ongoing struggle between the British and French for control of eastern North America. The British win a decisive victory over the French on the Plains of Abraham outside Quebec.
British troops storm into Boston and murder 5 men which eventually led to revolts against the British government and the independence movement.
Group of patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians board ships in the Boston harbor and dump 300 crates of tea into the waters as a protest against the unfairly imposed British tea tax.
The first colonial congress meets to discuss what could be done about the imperialists who were haunting the colonialists.
A fight between Great Britain and the 13 colonies (USA) that lead to american independence
The declaration of independence is signed stating that America demands emancipation from Britain.
The first Constitution of the united states is signed by the first colonial congress stating the amendments which granted the freedom of every American white man.
Signed in order to signify that America is free from being under British imperial rule.
George Washington is elected president of the USA by a unanimous vote after he was the General of the colonial Army, he became our first president.
Signed and drafted with the 10 amendments in New York.
John Adams is elected president of the USA
The US capital is moved from Philadelphia to DC
Thomas Jefferson becomes president of the USA
The first time supreme court decides that it can rule against the Congress being unlawful and not abiding by the constitution.
Louisiana is purchased from france
Set out to explore the western half of America
James Madison is elected president
America fights Britain for its interference in trade relations
Francis Scott Key writes up the Star Spangled Banner while observing the War of 1812
James Monroe becomes the 5th US president
Florida becomes a part of the USA after being given away by Spain
The First national bank is established
Stated that the North American Territories are no longer to be subjected to colonization by Europe
John Quincy Adams becomes the 6th US president
The first public railroad is built
Andrew Jackson becomes the 7th president of the USA
Texas becomes a state after gaining independence from Mexico
Martin Van Buren is elected the 8th president of the USA
The Cherokee Indians marched from Georgia to Oklahoma to protest their lands being taken away. Many died from illness during their protest.
William Henry Harrison is elected president
He is succeeded by John Tyler who becomes the president
James Polk becomes the 11th US president
The US attempts to gain west in the southwest
Gold Rush begins migration to the West coast by miners
First meeting held in Seneca falls NY
Zachary Taylor becomes the 12th US president
Harriet Tubman escapes via the underground railroad
Franklin Pierce becomes the 14th US president
Adds Kansas and Nebraska to the US territory
James Buchanan becomes the 15th US president
Supreme court rules that it cannot ban slavery and that slaves are not citizens
Oregon is discovered due to the Oregon trail and becomes a state in 1859
Attempted slave revolt
Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th US president
Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana become part of the US
The beginnings of the Civil War
Tension between the North and South on whether or not to abolish slavery , the north won and led to the freedom of Slaves
Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee become part of the US
States that if someone is living on land for over 5 years it is theirs (up to 160 acres)
Signed in order to free all former slaves
Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address
States that Slavery is abolished