2012 review timeline


europeans explore america

901 A.D
  1. Europeans. 2. it affected the americans because the europeans were bringin diseases 3. they explored america for the three g's: gold, god, and glory 4. it happened on 901 A.D 5. it happened in america 6. to escape religious persecution. 7. it helped naming the new places, animals, and plant life they had never had seen before

columbus discovers america

1492 A.D

it involved christopher columbus.. the native americans and the europeans.. columbus was looking for a shorter route to Asia to make to make transportation more profitable.. it happened in 1492.. it happened in Asia, ended up in America and the went back to Spain.. to find gold, silver and precious stones and metals, to expand territory and to spread Christianity.

the 13 colonies were settled

1607 - 1733
  1. Delaware, Pennsylvinia, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island. 2. The residents 3. Each colony developed its own system of self-government. 4. 1607-1733. 5. In those states. 6. They were seeking new land, and it was the closest to the departure point. 7. it allowed people to have religious freedom

Jamestown: The 1st Permanent English Settlement

May 14, 1607
  1. 104 english boys and men 3. the government, language, customs and beliefs. 4. it happened May 14, 1607. 5. on the james river in virginia 6. people at jamestown are were looking for riches. 8. it was the place where the tobacco industry was developed, leading eventually to the worldwide use of the product.

the pilgrims land at plymouth

  1. the pilgrims 2. 3. they started to build a community because King George told them to 4. 1620. 5. provincetown, massachusetts 6. the pilgrims went to plymouth for religioous freedom 7. rather than being entrepreneurs like many of the settlers of jamestown, a significant proportion of the citizens of plymouth were fleeing religious persecution and searching for a place to worship as they saw fit.

the french and indian war

1756 - 1760
  1. British, French, Americans, and Native Americans. 2. the French and Indian Wad cost England a great amount of money 3. 1756 - 1760 was actually the final of a series of wars between England and France 4. 1756 - 1760. 5. America. 6. it was fought over territories. 7. it was important because afterwards the debt in England doubled so they increased taxes in the 13 colonies

the constitutional convention

  1. Senate 3. the united states constitution was written and signed. 4. 1774. 5. Philidelphia, Pennsylviania 6. to address problems in governing the united states of america 7. it addressed the problems in the governing of the united states and as a result wrote the constitution.

the american revolution

1775 - 1783
  1. United States. 3. the 13 colonies gained independence from the Bristish empire and became the United States of America 4. 1775 - 1783. 5. In Viginia and ended up in Yorktown 6. England set prices/taxes on products shipped to the colonies so high that the colonists could not afford them 7. without the revolution there would be no united states today.

causes of the american revolution

1775 - 1783
  1. The 13 colonies and Great Britian 2. the colonies had won their independence 3. it was a conflict between the united thirteen colonies and Great Britian 4. 1775-1783

the articles of confederation

  1. the American and Britian 3. while the colonists were still fighting for independence the articles of confederation created a weak national goverment with most of the governmental powers retained by the states 4. 1777. 5. United States 6. it was important because it made the union of the 13 colonies legal and identfied them as sovereign states7. it was the first constitution of the United States