AP TIMELINE

Events

Bering Strait

35,000 bc

Vikings discover and settle Newfoundland

1000

Columbus

October 12, 1492

Roanoke

1585

Edict of Nantes

April 1598

Champlain colonizes Quebec

1608

John Rolfe

1612

African slaves arrive in Jamestown

August 1619

Pilgrims

1620

Roger WIlliams - RI

1635

Fundamental Order

1639

New England Confederation

May 19, 1643

Half way Covenant

1662

Pope's Rebellion

August 10, 1680 - August 21, 1680

Dominion of New England

1686

King William's War

1689

Salem Witch Trials

February 1692

Barbados Slave Code

1696

Queen Anne's War

1702

Great Awakening

1734

Zenger free press trial

1735

War of Jenkin's Ear

1739

King George's War

1740

F and Indian war

1754

Peace of Paris

February 10, 1763

Proclamation of 1763

October 7, 1763

Paxton boys march on Philadelphia

1764

Sugar Act passed

April 5, 1764

Stamp Act Congress

October 7, 1765

Townshend Acts

1767

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Intolerable Acts

1774

First Continental Congress meets

September 5, 1774

Battle of Concord

April 1775

Quakers found 1st anti-slavery society

April 14, 1775

Battle of Lexington

April 19 1775

Second Continental Congress

May 10, 1775

Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775

Bacon's Rebellion

1776

declaration of independence

July 4 1776

Battle of Saratoga

September 19, 1777

Articles of Confederation adopted

November 15, 1777

Treaty of Paris

September 3, 1783

Treaty of Fort Stanwix

October 22, 1784

Land Ordinance of 1785

May 20, 1785

Shay's Rebellion

1786

Constitutional Convention

May 25, 1787

Northwest Ordinance

July 13, 1787

Ratification of Constitution

June 21, 1788

Federalist Party formed

1789

Judiciary Act of 1789

September 24, 1789

Whiskey Rebellion

1791

Bill of Rights adopted

1791

Democratic-Republican Party

1792

Neutrality Proclamation

April 22, 1793

XYZ affair

July 1797

Alien and Sedition Acts passed

1798

Judiciary Act of 1801

September 24, 1801

Marbury v. Madison

February 24, 1803

Lewis and Clark

1804

Embargo Act

1807

Non-intercourse act

March 1, 1809

Battle of Tippecanoe

November 11, 1811

Battle of Horseshoe bend

March 27, 1814