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Columbus Discovers America

1492

Who? Christopher Columbus
What? He discovered america
When?1492
Where?america
Why?He was looking for a shorter route to the far east also he would find valuable silks and spices.

European Explore America

1492

Who ? European Explore America
What? They came to america
When?1492
Where? america
Why?The single most prevalent reason that many Europeans left their continent was to escape religious persecution. There were also the adventurers who were true explorers, and dedicated their lives to exploring the new world , discovering indigent peoples, mapping the geography they discovered, and naming the new places, animals, and plant life they never had seen before.
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Jamestown: the 1st Permanent English Settlement

1607

Who? jamestown
What ? the 1st permanent english settlement
When?1607
Where? viriginia
Why?
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The pilgrims land at plymouth

1620

Who? pilgrims
What? they land on plymouth rock
When?1620
Where?Massachuetts
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The French & Indian War

1754

Who? french an indians
What?
When? july 1754
Where? Fort necessity
Why?because the french and british were invovled in dispute over the ohio river .

The 13 colonies are settled

1775

Who? enlisgh
What?
When? 1664
Where? west

Why? because people was looking for a quicker way to the east side of the old world.
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The American Revolution

1775

Who?british
What?
When?1775
Where? viriginia
Why?
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Constitutional Convention

1787

who ? delegates from all the states, big names of the revolution are exculded
what ? called to reform the articles, but ended up changing them entirely.
when ?1787
where? philidalphia convention
why ?articles are not working an shay's rebellion is proof
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The Articles of confederation

1796

who? comittee appointed by 2nd continental congress headed by john dickenson

what ? weak form of governement, no executive, hard to pass laws, cant tax, no army, etc. but handles western land well and proves that we need a stronger government
when ? 1796