AP semester 1

Events

Ancestors of Native Americans cross the Bering Strait

32,983 BC

Vikings discover and settle Newfoundland

1000 AD

Height of Mississippian Culture at Cahokia

1100 AD

Columbus lands in Bahamas

October 12, 1492

Sir Walter Raleigh founds Roanoke

July 22, 1587

Edict of Nantes Passed

April 13, 1598

Champlain colonizes Quebec

1608

John Rolfe perfects tobacco cultivation

1612

First African slaves arrive in Jamestown

August 1619

Pilgrims Land at Plymouth Rock

November 1620

Roger Williams convicted of heresy and founds Rhode Island

1635 - 1636

Fundamental Orders drafted

January 14, 1639

New England Confederation formed

May 19 1643

Half Way covenant founded

1662

Bacon's Rebellion

July 1676 - September 1676

Pope's Rebellion

August 10 1680 - August 21 1680

Dominion of New England created

1686

King William's War

1689 - 1697

Salem Witch Trials

February 1692 - May 1693

Barbados Slave Code adopted

1696

Queen Anne's War

1702 - 1713

Zenger free press trial

April 16 1735

War of Jenkin's Ear

1739 - 1748

King George's War

1740 - 1748

Jonathon Edwards begins Great Awakening

July 1741

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Treaty of Paris

February 10, 1763

Proclamation of 1763

October 7 1763

Paxton Boys march on Philadelphia

January 1764

Sugar Act passed

April 5, 1764

Stamp Act Congress convenes

October 1765

Townshend Acts passed

June 29 1767

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Intolerable Acts passed

March 24, 1774

First Continental Congress meets

September 5 1774 - October 26 1774

Quakers found first anti-slavery society

1775

Battle of Lexigton

April 19, 1775

Battle of Concord

April 19 1775

Second Continental Congress

May 5, 1775

Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17 1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Battle of Saratoga

September 19, 1777 - October 7, 1777

Articles of Confederation adopted

November 15 1777

Peace of Paris

September 3, 1783

Treaty of Fort Stanwix

October 22 1784

Land Ordinance of 1785

May 20 1785

Shay's Rebellion

1786 - 1787

Constitutional Convention

May 27 1787 - September 17 1787

Northwest Ordinance

July 13, 1787

Ratification of the Constitution

December 7 1787

Federalist Party Formed

1789

Judiciary Act of 1789

September 24, 1789

Second Great Awakening

1790 - 1840

Samuel Slater Builds 1st US textile Factory

December 1790

Whiskey Rebellion

1791 - 1794

Bill of Rights adopted

December 15 1791

Democratic-Republican party formed

1792

Neutrality Proclamation

April 22 1793

Cotton Gin Invented

March 14, 1794

XYZ Affair

1797 - 1798

Interchangeable Parts Invented

1798

Alien and Sedition Acts passed

June 18 1798

Judiciary Act of 1801

February 13 1801

Marbury v Madison

February 24, 1803

Lewis and Clark Expedition

May 14 1804 - September 23 1806

Slave Trade Outlawed In congress

March 2, 1807

Embargo Act Passed

December 22 1807

Non-Intercourse Act passed

March 1, 1809

Battle of Tippacanoe

November 7 1811

Battle of Horseshoe Bend

March 27, 1814

Battle of Plattsburgh

September 11, 1814

McCulloch v Maryland

1819

Missouri Compromise

March 3, 1820

Erie Canal Completed

1825

House Elects John Quincy Adams President

February 9, 1825

The South Carolina Exposition Published

December 1828

Webster-Hayne Debate

January 19, 1830 - January 27, 1830

Garrison Publishes the Liberator

January 1, 1831 - December 29, 1865

"Bank War"

1833

Battle of the Alamo

February 23, 1836 - March 6, 1836

Specie Circular Issued

July 11, 1836

Caroline Sunk by the British

1837

Trail of Tears

1838 - 1839

Webster-Ashburton Treaty

August 9, 1842

Mexican War

April 25, 1846 - February 2, 1848

Wilmot Proviso

August 8, 1846

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

February 2, 1848

Seneca Falls Convention

July 19, 1848 - July 20, 1848

Compromise of 1850

January 29, 1850

Clayton-Bulwer Treaty

April 19, 1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin Published

March 20, 1852

Commodore Perry Opens Japan

July 8, 1853

Gadsden Purchase

December 30, 1853

Kansas-Nebraska Act

May 30, 1854

Ostend Manifesto

October 18, 1854

Dred Scott Decision

1857

Hinton R. Helper publishes the Impending Crisis of the South

June 26, 1857

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

August 21, 1858 - October 15, 1858

Brown Raids Harper's Ferry

October 16, 1859 - October 18, 1859

Confederate Government Formed

February 1861

Lincoln Takes Office

March 4, 1861

Fort Sumter Fired Upon

April 12, 1861

Merrimack and Monitor Battle

March 8, 1862 - March 9, 1862

Seven Days Battle

June 25, 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

September 22, 1862 - January 1, 1863

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 1863 - July 3, 1863

Archduke Maximilian installed as emperor of Mexico

April 10, 1864

Sherman's March

December 21, 1864

Lee Surrenders at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

13th Amendment Ratified

December 6, 1865