American History Timeline

Events

Jamestown Founded

1607

First English Colony in US

Plymouth Colony/Mayflower Compact

1620

First lasting British Colony

French and Indian War

1675 - 1676

Sugar Act

1765

Taxed sugar and mollases to raise funds

Stamp Act

1765

Boston Massacre

1770

Boston Tea Party

1773

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Declaration of Independence

1776

Articles of Confederation Created

1777

Shays Rebellion

1786

Constitution Ratified

1787

Washington elected 1st President

1789

Jefferson Presidency

1801 - 1809

Louisiana Purchase

1803

War of 1812

June 1812 - 12/24/1814

Mr. Tupper was Born

March 16 1983 - 04/01/2013