Untitled timeline



may 14,1607

settlement in the Colony of Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas

plymouth colony/mayflower compact


English Colonyn settlement in Massachusetts called plymounth

french & indian war

1754 - 1763

fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France, with both sides supported by military units from their parent countries of Great Britain and France, who declared war on each other in 1756. In the same year, the war escalated from a regional affair into a world-wide conflict.

suger act


riseing the taxes on suger and molasses

stamp act


rise taxs on stamoes and seals

boston massacre


British Army soldiers killed five civilian men and injured six others

boston tea party


Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor

revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies, but gradually grew into a world war between Britain on one side and the newly formed United States, France, Netherlands and Spain on the other

declaation of independence

july 4 1776

was the time we got are freedom from britain

declaation of independence

july 4 1776

was the time we got are freedom from britain

articles of confederation


agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America

shays rebellion

1786 - 1787

armed uprising that took place in central and western Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787. The rebellion was named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War and one of the rebel leaders

washington elected

1789 - 1797

u.s frist president of america


1801 - 1809

third President of the United States (1801–1809) beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia

louisiana purchase

1803 - 1804

u.s had piad frace 50 million from one part of the u.s

oregon trail

1811 - 1840

The Oregon Trail is a 2,000-mile (3,200 km) historic east-west large wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon. The eastern part of the Oregon Trail spanned part of the future state of Kansas and nearly all of what are now the states of Nebraska and Wyoming. The western half of the trail spanned most of the future states of Idaho and Oregon.

war of 1812


The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their Indian allies which resulted in no territorial change between the Empire and the US, but a resolution of many issues which remained from the American War of Independence

andrew jackson

1829 - 1837

seventh President of the Jackson United States (1829–1837 was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814), and the British at the Battle of New Orleans (1815).)

indian removal act


signed into law by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830. The act authorized him to negotiate with the Native Americans in the Southern United States for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their homelands.

mexican war

1846 - 1848

war between mexico and america

california gold rush

1848 - 1855

The gold-seekers, called "forty-niners" (as a reference to 1849), often faced substantial hardships on the trip. While most of the newly arrived were Americans, the Gold Rush attracted tens of thousands from Latin America, Europe, Australia, and China. At first, the gold nuggets could be picked up off the ground. Later, gold was recovered from streams and riverbeds using simple techniques, such as panning.

uncle tom's cabin


Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War", according to Will Kaufman

john brown raid


war of slaves

civil war

1863 - 1999

organized groups within the same nation state or republic, or, less commonly, between two countries created from a formerly united nation state. The aim of one side may be to take control of the country or a region, to achieve independence for a region, or to change government policies.[