King James I allows the usage of land to become Jamestown which was created to locate gold and silver for investors. They were also planning to find a river route to the Pacific Ocean for trade.
The leader of Jamestown is voted out
8 may 1607
The leader was voted out due to him being a poor leader. He failed to manage the community, thus 60 out of the 105 settlers had died by the first winter due to malnutrition, native attacks and dysentery.
Rolfe married Makota
1 jan 1614
John Rolfe marries Makota who was the daughter of Powhatan (a strong leader of the native tribes that were a threat to Jamestown). They soon have a son and the marriage makes for an uneasy peace.
The signing of The Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
This was when the 13 colonies were officially announced to be independent from Great Britain, written by Thoman Jefferson
The Battle of New Orleans
8 jan 1815
An army that was led by commander Andrew Jackson had defeated the British army during the Battle in New Orleans
The civil war ends with the abolishment of slavery
9 apr 1865
The North and Southside of America get into a civil war during this time period because of the enslavement of African Americans. The war ends with the anti-racism side winning, thus the abolishment of slavery.
US declares war on Germany
16 apr 1915
The Us declares war due to the unrestricted submarine warfare and also for trying to convince Mexico to turn against the US.
The Lusitania is sunken by Germans
7 may 1915
The Germans had sunken Lusitania with many Americans on board which ultimately leads to the US joining the war by declaring war on Germany.
The Battle of Cantigny
28 may 1918
The Battle of Cantigny was the first battle that involved America as they later moved onto fighting Germany after that.
The US drops the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
9 aug 1945
Due to Japan not willing to surrender and also the attack they had launched on Pearl Harbor, The US drops two atomic bombs on Japan over the course of three days. The US is still the only country to have used an atomic bomb in the war to this day.