APUSH Exam Review

Unit 1: Colonization

Columbus reaches America

1492

Spanish Colonization

1494

date of Treaty of Tordesillas between Spain and Portugal

Ponce de Leon reaches FL

1513

Protestant Reformation

1517

John Calvin - Calvinism

1533

French Colonization

1534

Roanoke Colony

1584

Spanish est. St. Augustine

1585

A Brief and True Report of the Newfound Land of VA

1588

Samuel de Champlain

1605

Virginia Company

1607

Jamestown established

1607

New Netherlands est.

1609

Headright Grants

1618

House of Burgesses

1619

First slaves in America

1619

Mayflower Compact

1620

Plymouth Colony est.

1620

Half-Way Covenant

1622

MA Bay Colony

1629

Roger Williams

1636

Pequot War

1637

Anne Hutchinson

1638

Navigation Acts

1651 - 1696

Hudson Bay Compay

1670

Royal African Company

1672

King Philip's War

1676

Bacon's Rebellion

1676

Pueblo Revolt

1680

Glorious Revolution

1688

King William's War

1690 - 1697

Salem Witch Trials

1692

Queen Anne's War

1702 - 1713

VA Slave Code

1705

NY Rebellions

1712

First Great Awakening

1730 - 1770

Poor Richard's Almanac

1732

George Whitefield

1738

War of Jenkin's Ear

1739

Stono Rebellion

1739

King Georges' War

1744 - 1748

William and Gilbert Tennent

1746

Unit 2: American Revolution

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Albany Plan of Union

1754

Proclamation Act

1763

Treaty of Paris, I

1763

end to French and Indian War

Paxton Boys

Dec 1763

Sugar Act

1764

Loyall Nine

1765

Sons of Liberty

1765

Stamp Act

1765

Declaratory Acts

1766

Townshend Revenue Acts

1767

Letters from a Farmer in PA

1767

Boston Massacre

March 6, 1770

Committees of Correspondence

Oct 1772

Boston Tea Party

1773

Tea Act

1773

Lexington and Concord

1774

Intolerable (Coercive) Acts

1774

Quebec Act

1774

First Continental Congress

September 1774

Declaration and Resolves

September 1774

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Battle of Lexington and Concord

1775

Second Continental Congress

May 10, 1775

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

1776

VA Declaration of Rights

1776

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Battle of Yorktown

1781

Articles of Confederation

1781

date ratified

Treaty of Paris

1783

end to Revolutionary War

Land Ordinance of 1785

1785

Shay's Rebellion

Aug 1786

Northwest Ordinance

1787

3/5 Compromise

1787

Constitution

1787

The Federalist Papers

1787

VA Plan

1787

Bill of Rights

1791

All Northern states abolish slavery

1804

Unit 3: Early Republic

Judiciary Act of 1789

1789

Washington Election

1789

Report on Public Credit

1790

Indian Intercourse Act

1790

Report on Manufactures

1791

Hamilton Est. Bank of US

1791

Invention of Cotton Gin

1793

Eli Whitney

Whiskey Rebellion

1794

Jay's Treaty

1794

Pinckney's Treaty

1795

Washington's Farewell Address

1796

Est. Federalist Party

1796

Est. Jeffersonian Republicans

1796

XYZ Affair

1797 - 1798

Quasi-War with France

1798

Alien and Sedition Acts

1798

VA and KY Resolves

1798

Jefferson Elected

1800

Marbury v. Madison

1803

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Chesapeake incident

1807

Embargo Act

1807

Slave Trade outlawed in US

1807

Non-Intercourse Act

1809

Battle of Tippecanoe

November 1811

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

Hartford Convention

1814

Treaty of Ghent

1814

Unit 4: Antebellum America

National Road

1808

Second Bank of US

1816

Tariff of 1816

1816

American System

1816

Henry Clay's American System

1816

Rush-Bagot Treaty

1817

Era of Good Feeling

1817 - 1823

Monroe Election

Erie Canal

1817 - 1825

started, finished

Adams-Onis Treaty

1819

Panic of 1819

1819

Missouri Compromise

1820

Stephen F. Austin

1821

Austin, Texas est.

Monroe Doctrine

1823

Corrupt Bargain

1824

American Temperance Society

1826

Tariff of 1828

1828

Andrew Jackson Elected

1828

Est. of Democrat Party

1828

Jackson

Est. Second Party System

1828

Maysville Road Bill

1830

Indian Removal Act

1830

Nat Turner Rebellion

1831

est. Whig Party

1832

formed in opposition to Jackson

Tariff of 1832

1832

Ordinance of Nullification

1832

Bank War

1832

Nullificatin Crisis

1832

American Anti-Slavery Society

1833

Female Moral Reform Society

1834

Texas Revolution

1835 - 1836

Republic of Texas Est.

1836

Battle of the Alamo

March 1836

Panic of 1837

1837

Trail of Tears

1838

James K. Polk Elected

1844

Manifest Destiny

1845

Wilmot Proviso

1846

Mexican-American War

1846 - 1848

Seneca Falls Convention

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

February 1848

California Gold Rush

1849

Gadsden Purchase

1853

Units 5/6: Civil War and Reconstruction

Liberty Party

1840

Frederick Douglass, autobiography

1845

Wilmot Proviso

August 1846

Free Soil Party

1848

Know-Nothings

1850

Compromise of 1850

1850

Fugitive Slave Law enacted

1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin pub.

1851

Anthony Burns case

1854

Bleeding Kansas

1854

Ostend Manifesto

1854

Est. of new Republican Party

1854

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Sumner-Brooks Incident

1856

Panic of 1857

1857

Lecompton Constitution

1857

Dred Scott v. Sandford

March 6, 1857

Abraham Lincoln Elected

1860

Southern Secession

1860 - 1861

SC in 1860, all else in 1861

Crittenden Compromise

December 18, 1860

Morrill Tariff Act

1861

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Port Royal

1861

Confederate States of American Est.

1861

Legal Tender Act

February 1861

Fort Sumter

April 1861

Transcontinental Railroad

1862 - 1864

Morrill Land Grant Act

1862

Homestead Act

1862

first Draft in Union

1862

Battle of Shiloh

April 1862

Antietam

September 1862

National Bank Act

1863

NYC Draft Riots

1863

Emancipation Proclamation

Jan 1, 1863

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1863

Gettysburg Address

Nov. 19, 1863

Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan

December 1863

Wade-Davis Bill

1864

Sherman's March

1864

Special Field Order 15

January 1865

Hampton Roads Conference

1865

Presidential Reconstruction

1865 - 1866

13th Amendment

1865

Freedmen's Bureau

March 1865

Confederate Surrender at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

Lincoln assassinated

April 14, 1865

14th Amendment

1866

Civil Rights Act of 1866

1866

Freedmen's Bureau Bill

1866

Radical Reconstruction

1867 - 1877

First Reconstruction Act

1867

Tenure of Office Act

1867

Johnson impeachment trial

August 1867

National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA)

1869

15th Amendment

February 1869

American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA)

November 1869

Enforcement Acts

1870 - 1871

KKK Act

April 1871

Depression of 1973

1873

Slaughterhouse Cases

1873

Civil Rights Act of 1875

1875

Compromise of 1877

1877

Civil Rights Cases

1883

Unit 7: West & Industrial Revolution

Brigham Young in UT

1846

Treaty of Fort Laramie, I

1851

Homestead Act of 1862

1862

Pacific Railway Act

1862

Morrill Landgrant Act

1862

Indian Wars

1864 - 1886

Yosemite Act

1864

Sand Creek Massacre

November 29, 1864

Great Sioux War

1865 - 1867

Granger Movement

1867 - 1885

end in 1880s

Treaty of Fort Laramie

1868

Knights of Labor est.

1869

Timber Culture Act

1873

Warehouse Act

1873

Women's National Indian Association est.

1874

Farmers Alliance

1875

Custer's Last Stand

June 25, 1876

Battle of Little Bighorn

Great Railroad Strike (Great Uprising)

1877

Women's Education and Industrial Union est.

1877

Munn v. Illinois

1877

U.S. v. Reynolds

1879

Helen Hunt Jackson published

1881

book A Century of Dishonor

Edmunds Act

1882

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act

1883

American Federation of Labor (AFL) est.

1886

Haymarket Square Incident

May 4, 1886

Dawes Severalty Act

1887

Interstate Commerce Commission

1887

Hispanic-American Alliance est.

1890

Ghost Dance movement

1890

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

1890

Wounded Knee Creek Massacre

December 29, 1890

General Land Revision Act

1891

Pullman Strike

1894

Forest Management Act

1897

National Reclamation Act

1902

Forest Service est.

1905