U.S. History

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Columbian Exchange

1492

John Winthrop

January 12 1587 - March 26 1649

Colonies

1607 - 1776

John Locke

August 29 1632 - October 28 1704

George Washington

February 22 1732 - December 14 1799

Patrick Henry

May 29 1736 - June 6 1799

Thomas Jefferson

April 13 1743 - July 4 1826

John Jay

December 12 1745 - May 17 1829

Industrial Revolution

1750 - 1850

Alexander Hamilton

November 20 1755 - July 12 1804

Marquis de Lafayette

September 6 1757 - May 20 1834

Emergence of the Middle Class

1760 - 1900

Andrew Jackson

March 15 1767 - June 8 1845

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

Lexington and Concord

April 19 1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4 1776

John C Calhoun

March 18 1782 - March 31 1850

Constitution

May 14 1787

Federalists

1790 - 1816

John Brown

May 9 1800 - December 2 1859

Louisiana Territory

July 4 1805 - June 4 1812

Abraham Lincoln

February 12 1809 - April 15 1865

Frederick Douglass

February 17 1818 - February 20 1895

Compromise

1850

Radical Republicans

1854 - 1877

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Dred Scott Decision

March 6 1857

Lincoln Douglass Debates

1858

Civil War

1861 - 1862

Confederate

1861 - 1865

Ironclad Ships

1862 - 1866

First Income Tax

1862

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1 1863

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1 1863 - July 3 1863

Gettysburg Address

November 19 1863

Reconstruction

1865 - 1877

40 Acres and A Mule

1865

Thirteenth Amendment

December 18 1865

Civil Rights Act

1866

Reconstruction Act

1867

Fourteenth Amendment

July 9 1868

Fifteenth Amendment

February 3 1870

Jim Crow Laws

1876 - 1965

Compromise

1877