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Events

Triangular Trade

1600 - 1800

Jamestown

1607

Headright System

1618

House of Burgesses

1619

Slavery

1619 - 1865

Plymouth Colony

1620

Mayflower

1620

Massachusetts Bay Colony

1630

Salutary Neglect

1630 - 1753

Chesapeake Colonies

1632

Rhode Island

1636

Connecticut

1636

New Haven

1637

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

1639

New England Confederation

1643 - 1684

Act of Toleration

1649

Navigation Act

1650 - 1673

Halfway Covenant

1662

New York

1664

New Jersey

1664

King Philip's War

1675 - 1676

Bacon's Rebellion

1676

New Hampshire

1679

Pennsylvania

1681

The Enlightenment

1685 - 1815

Dominion of New England

1686 - 1689

King William's War

1689 - 1697

Delaware

1702

The Carolinas

1729

The Great Awakening

1730 - 1740

Georgia

1732

The Zenger Case

1735

Albany Plan of Union

1754

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Pontiac's Rebellion

1763

Proclamation of 1763

Oct 7, 1763

Sugar Act

Apr 5, 1764

Sons of Liberty

1765

Stamp Act

Mar 22, 1765

Quartering Act

Mar 24, 1765

Declaratory Act

1766

The Townshend Acts

1767 - 1770

Massachusetts Circular Letter

1768

Boston Massacre

Mar 5, 1770

The Gaspee Affair

Jun 9, 1772

Boston Tea Party

Dec 16, 1773

The Coercive Act

Mar 28, 1774

Quebec Act

Jun 22, 1774

The First Continental Congress

Sept 5, 1774 - Oct 26, 1774

Lexington and Concord

Apr 19, 1775

The Second Continental Congress

May 10, 1775

Bunker Hill

Jun 17, 1775

Olive Branch Petition

Jul 8, 1775

Parliament's Prohibitory Act

Aug 1775

Thomas Paine's Common Sense

Jan 1776

Antebellum Era

1776 - 1861

Articles of Confederation

1777

Battle of Saratoga

Sept 19, 1777

Battle of Yorktown

1781

Treaty of Paris

1783

The Annapolis Convention

1786

Northwest Ordinance

1787

US Constitution

September 17, 1787

The French Revolution

1789 - 1793

Judiciary Act

1789

Proclamation of Neutrality

1793

The Jay Treaty

1794

Whiskey Rebellion

1794

The Pinckney Treaty

1795

Washington's Farewell Address

Sept 19, 1796

The XYZ Affair

1797 - 1798

The Alien and Sedition Acts

1798

The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions

1799

The Louisiana Purchase

1803

Marbury v. Madison

1803

Chesapeake-Leopard Affair

1807

Embargo Act

1807

Nonintercourse Act

1809

Macon's Bill No.2

1810

Fletcher vs. Peck

1810

Manifest Destiny

1812 - 1860

The War of 1812

Jun 1812 - 1815

Treaty of Ghent

Dec 1814

The Hartford Convention

Dec 1814

Martin vs Hunter's Lease

1816

Tariff of 1816

1816

Rush Bagot Agreement

1817

The Era of Good Feelings

1817 - 1825

Treaty Of 1818

1818

Tallmadge Amendment

1819

The Panic of 1819

1819 - 1821

McCulloch vs Maryland

1819

Florida Purchase Treaty

1819

Dartmouth College vs Woodward

1819

The Missouri Compromise

1820

Gibbons vs Ogden

1821

Cohens vs Virginia

1821

The Monroe Doctrine

1823

Johnson vs. McIntosh

1823

The Revolution of 1828

1828

Indian Removal Act

1830

Peggy Eaton Affair

1830 - 1831

Underground Railroad

1830 - 1860

Cherokee Nation vs Georgia

1831

Turner's Rebellion

1831

Worcester vs Georgia

1832

Nullification Crisis

1832

Panic of 1837

1837

Charles Bridge vs Warren Bridge

1837

Trail of Tears

1838

Commonwealth vs Hunt

1842

Annexation of Texas

1845

Mexican War

1846 - 1848

Wilmot Proviso

1846

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

1848

Free Soil Movement

1848 - 1852

Seneca Falls Convention

1848

Calyton-Bulwer Treaty

1850

The Compromise of 1850

1850

Fugitive Salve Act

Sept 1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin

1852

Gadsden Purchase

1853

Ostend Manifesto

1854

Bleeding Kansas

1854

Kansas Nebraska Act

1854

Caning of Senator Sumner

1856

Panic of 1857

1857

Dred Scott v. Sanford

1857

Lecompton Constitution

Sept 1857

John Brown's Raid at Harpers Ferry

Oct 1859

The Civil War

1861 - 1865

Morrill Tariff

1861

Fort Sumter

Apr 12, 1861

First Battle of Bull Run

July 21, 1861

Confiscation Acts

Aug 1861 - July 1862

Trent Affair

Nov 8, 1861

The Morrill Land Grant Act

1862

The Homestead Act

1862

The Pacific Railway Act

1862

Battle of Antietam

Sept 17, 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

Jan 1, 1863

Conscriptoin Act

1863

Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction

1863

Wade-Davis Bill

1864

Sioux Wars

1865 - 1867

Black Codes

1865 - 1868

Johnson's Reconstruction Proclamation

Mar 1865

Freedmen's Bureau

Mar 1865

Civil Rights Act

1866

National Labor Union

1866 - 1873

Military Reconstruction

1867 - 1877

Reconstruction Acts of 1867

1867

New York Central Railroad

1867

Purchase of Alaska

Mar 30 1867

KKK

1868

National Grange Movement

1868

Knights of Labor

1869 - 1887

Indian Appropriation Act

1871

Credit Mobilier Affair

1872

The Crime of 1873

1873

Panic of 1873

September 1873

Farmer's Alliance

1874

Civil Rights Act of 1875

1875

Specie Resumption Act

Jan 14, 1875

Compromise of 1877

1877

Great Railroad Strike

1877

Pendleton Act

1881

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882 - 1943

Civil Rights Cases

1883

Civil Service Act

1883

Contract Labor Law

1885

Interstate Commerce Act

1886

American Federation of Labor

1886

Haymarket Riot

1886

Dawes Severalty Act

1887

Billion Dollar Congress

1889 - 1891

Blaine and the Pan-American Conference

1889

Sherman Silver Purchase Act

1890

The McKinley Tariff

1890

The Sherman Antitrust Act

1890

Ocala Platform

1890

City Beautiful Movement

1890

Progressive Movement

1890 - 1920

Forest Reserve Act

1891

Homestead Strike

1892

Omaha Platform

1892

Turner's Frontier Thesis

1893

Panic of 1893

1893

World's Columbian Exposition

1893

Pullman Strike

1894

Wilson-Gorman Tariff

1894

Plessy vs. Ferguson

1896

Dingley Tariff Act

1897

McKinley's War Message

1898

De Lôme Letter

Feb 9, 1898

Sinking of Maine

Feb 15, 1898

Teller Amendment

Apr 20, 1898

The Spanish American War

Apr 25, 1898 - Aug 12, 1898

Annexation of Hawaii

July, 1898

Treaty of Peace

Dec 10, 1898

Open Door Policy

1899

Boxer Rebellion

1900

Hay Pauncefote Treaty

1901

Platt Amendment

1901

Square Deal

1901 - 1909

Insular Cases

1901

Newlands Reclamation Act

1902

Elkins Act

1903

Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

1903

Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

1904

Northern Securities Co. vs. U.S.

1904

Lochner vs New York

1905

Treaty of Portsmouth

1905

Niagara Movement

1905 - 1910

Hepburn Act

1906

Algeciras Conference

Jan 1906

Pure Food and Drug Act

1906

Meat Inspection Act

1906

Great Wgute Fkeet

1907 - 1909

Gentlemen's Agreement

1907

Payne Aldrich Act

1908

Root-Takahira Agreement

1908

NAACP

1908

Muller vs Oregon

1908

Pinchot-Ballinger controversy

1909

Mann-Elkins Act

1910

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

1911

National Urban League

1911

The Lodge Corollary

1912

Underwood Tariff

1913

Clayton Antitrust Act

1914

Federal Trade Commission

1914

Tampico Incident

1914

Federal Reserve Act

1914

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

Jun 28, 1914

Germany declares war against Russia

Aug 1, 1914

Germany declares war against France

Aug 3, 1914

Britain declares war against Germany

Aug 4, 1914

Panama Canal

Aug 15, 1914

Lusitania Crisis

May 7, 1915

Sinking of the Arabic

Aug, 1915

Jones Act

1916

Federal Farm Loan Act

1916

Child Labor Act

1916

UNIA

1916

Sussex pledge

Mar, 1916

National Defense Act

Jun, 1916

Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare

Jan, 1917

"Peace without victory"

Jan, 1917

U.S. breaks diplomatic relations with Germany

Feb, 1917

Zimmermann Telegram

Mar 1, 1917

US in WW I

Apr 6, 1917 - Nov 11, 1918

U.S. Declaration of War

Apr 6, 1917

Selective Service Act

May, 1917

The Espionage Act

Jun, 1917

The Sedition Act

1918

Hammer vs. Dagenhard

1918

Wilson's Fourteen Points

Jan 8, 1918

American Expeditionary Force

July 3, 1918

Germany surrenders

Nov 11, 1918

The First Red Scare

1919

Strikes of 1919

1919

Volstead Act

1919

Palmer Raids

1919

Scheneck vs United States

1919

Treaty of Versailles

Jun 28, 1919

Prohibition

1920 - 1933

Harlem Renaissance

Approx. 1920 - Approx. 1930

The First Quota Act

1921

Washington Conference

1921

Bureau of Budget

1922

Fordney-McCumber Tariff Act

1922

Nine Power Treaty

1922

Adkins vs. Children's Hospital

1923

The Second Quota Act

1924

The Dawes Plan

Aug 1924

Kellogg-Briand Pact

Aug 27, 1928

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Federal Farm Board

1929

Stock Market Crash

Oct 24, 1929

Dust Bowl

1930 - 1939

Hawley-Smoot Tariff

Jun 1930

RFC

1932

RFC

Stimson Doctrine

1932

First New Deal

1932 - 1934

Pan-American Conference

1933

Good Neighbour Policy

1933 - 1945

Bank Holiday

Mar 1933

Beer-Wine Revenue Act

Mar 22, 1933

Wheeler-Howard Act

1934

Tydings-McDuffiie Act

1934

Second New Deal

1935 - 1938

Appeasement

1935 - 1938

Neutrality Acts

1935 - 1937

Wagner Act

July 1935

Social Security Act

August 1935

Schechter vs. U.S.

1936

Japan invaded China

1937

Recession

1937

Fair Labor Standards Act

Jun 1938

Munich Agreement

Sept 30, 1938

U.S. in WW2

1939 - 1945

Germany Invasion of Poland

Sept 1, 1939

Cash and Carry

Sept 1939

Selective Service Act

1940

Smith Act

1940

Destroyer-for-Bases Deal

Sept, 1940

Korematsu vs. U.S.

1941

Four Freedoms

Jan 6, 1941

Lense-Lease Act

Mar 1941

Shoot-on-Sight

July 1941

Atlantic Charter

Aug 1941

Greer Attacked

Sept 4, 1941

Pearl Harbour

Dec 7, 1941

US Declaration of War

Dec 7, 1941

Manhattan Project

1942 - 1946

Casablanca Conference

Jan 14, 1943

Germany Surrenders

May 13, 1943

Teheran

Nov 21, 1943

The Serviceman's Readjustment Act

1944

Korematsu vs US

1944

Smith vs Allwright

1944

Ex Parte Endo

1944

D-Day

Jun 6, 1944

GI Bill

Jun 22, 1944

Cold War

Approx. 1945 - Approx. 1991

Yalta Conference

Feb 1945

Potsdam

July 1945

Dropping of Atomic Bomb

Aug 1945

Japanese Surrender

Sept 2, 1945

Iron Curtain Speech

1946

Committee on Civil Rights

1946

Baby Boom

1946 - 1964

Employment Act

1946

National Security Act

1947

Taft-Hartley Act

1947

Truman Doctrine

Mar 12, 1947

Marshall Plan

Jun 1947

Espionage Cases

1948 - 1953

Berlin Airlift

1948

Desegregation of the Military

1948

Berlin Blockade

Jun 1948 - May 1949

People's Republic of China

1949

The Fair Deal

1949

NATO

Apr 1949

Sino-Soviet Pact

1950

McCarran Internal Security Act

1950

Korean War

Jun 1950 - July 1953

US Japanese Security Treaties

1951

Dennis et al. vs U.S.

1951

Eisenhower Welfare Programs

1953

Spirit of Geneva

1953

Korean Armistice

July 27, 1953

Geneva Conference

1954

SEATO

1954

Civil Rights Movement

1954 - 1968

Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka

1954

Geneva Conference

July 1954

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

Warsaw Pact

May 14, 1955

Highway Act

1956

Southern Manifesto

Mar 1956

Suez Crisis

July 1956

Hungarian Revolt

Oct 1956

Civil Rights Laws

1957

Eisenhower Doctrine

1957

Sputnik Shock

1957

Second Berlin Crisis

1958 - 1959

Communism in Cuba

1959

Vietnam War

1959 - 1975

OPEC

1960

New Frontier

1960 - 1963

U-2 Incident

May 1, 1960

Peace Corps

1961

Alliance for Progress

1961

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

Flexible Response

1961 - 1963

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Apr 17, 1961

Baker vs Carr

1962

Trade Expansion Act

1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Détente

1963 - 1979

Equal Pay Act

1963

Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

1963

March on Washintgon

Aug 28, 1963

Assassination of JKF

Nov 1963

Unconditional War of Poverty

1964

Great Society Programs

1964 - 1966

Food Stamp Act

1964

Civil Rights Act

1964

Gulf of Tonkins

1964

Operation Rolling Thunder

1965

Hawks vs Doves

1965

Voting Rights Act

1965

Death of Malcolm X

Feb 21, 1965

March to Montgomery

Mar 1965

Black Panther

1966

Six Day War

1967

Six Days War

Jun 5, 1967 - Jun 10, 1967

Tet Offensive

1968

My Lai Massacre

1968

Democratic National Convention

1968

Death of Martin Luther King Jr.

Apr 4, 1968

Nixon Doctrine

1969

Strategic Arms Limitations Talks

Nov 1969

Kent State

1970

Stagflation

1970 - 1972

Economic Recession

1970 - 1972

Invasion in Cambodia

Apr 1970

Pentagon Papers

1971

90-day Wage and Price Freeze

Aug 1971

"Peace is at hand"

1972

Watergate

1972 - 1974

SALT (I and II)

1972

Nixon's Visit to China

Feb 1972

Title IX

Jun 1972

Paris Peace Treaty

1973

World Power Act

1973

Paris Accords

Jan 1973

War Powers Act

1973

Roe vs Wade

1973

Attack on Israel

Oct 1973

Syria vs Egypt

Oct, 1973

Bombing of Cambodia

Nov 1973

U.S. vs Richard Nixon

1974

Nixon Resigns

Aug 9, 1974

Fall of Cambodia

1975

Fall of Saigon

Apr 30, 1975

New Panama Treaty

1978

Bakke vs. Regents of UC Schools

1978

Taxpayers' Revolt

1978

Camp David Accords

Sept 1978

Economic Recovery Act

1981

Economic Recession

1982

Military Actions in Grenada

1983

Boland Amendment

1985

Gorbachev

1985

Immigration Reform and Control Act

1986

Immigration Reform and Control Act

1986

Tiananmen Square Incident

1989

Break up of Soviet Union

1990

Persian Gulf War

1990 - 1991

Americans With Disabilities Act

1990

START I Agreement

1991

START II Treaty

1992

Family and Medical Leave Act

1993

Clinton's Anti-Crime Bill

1994

NAFTA

1994

WTO

1994

U.S. Term Limits Inc. vs Thorton

1995

U.S. Establishes Diplomatic Relationship with Vietnam

1995

Clinton vs Jones

1997

G-8 Established

Jun 1997

U.S. Bombs Al-Qaeda Camps

1998

Impeachment of Bill Clinton

Dec 1998

Boy Scouts of America vs. Dale

2000

The Patriot Act

2001 - 2003

9-11

Sept 11, 2001

Bush Doctrine

2002

No Child is Left Behind Act

2002

Iraq War

2003 - 2011

Bush vs Gore

2004

The Great Recession

2007 - 2009

Economic Stabilisation Act

2008

Troubled Assests Relief Program (TARP)

2008

District of Columbia vs Heller

2008

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

2009

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform

2010

Consumer Protection Act

2010

Citizens United vs Federal Election Commission

2010

Affordable Care Act

Mar 23, 2010

Arab Spring

2011 - Present

Death of Bin Laden

May 2011

Obergefell vs Hodges

2015

Every Student Succeeds Act

Dec 10, 2015