A.P. U.S. History Timeline

Presidents

George Washington

April 30, 1789 - March 4, 1797

John Adams

March 4, 1797 - March 4, 1801

Thomas Jefferson

March 4, 1801 - March 4, 1809

James Madison

March 4, 1809 - March 4, 1817

James Monroe

March 4, 1817 - March 4, 1825

John Quincy Adams

March 4, 1825 - March 4, 1829

Andrew Jackson

March 4, 1829 - March 4, 1837

Martin Van Buren

March 4, 1837 - March 4, 1841

William Henry Harrison

March 4, 1841 - April 4, 1841

John Tyler

April 4, 1841 - March 4, 1845

James K. Polk

March 4, 1845 - March 4, 1849

Zachary Taylor

March 4, 1849 - July 9, 1850

Millard Fillmore

July 9, 1850 - March 4, 1853

Franklin Pierce

March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1857

James Buchanan

March 4, 1857 - March 4, 1861

Abraham Lincoln

March 4, 1861 - April 15, 1865

Andrew Johnson

April 15, 1865 - March 4, 1869

Ulysses S. Grant

March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1877

Rutherford B. Hayes

March 4, 1877 - March 4, 1881

James A. Garfield

March 4, 1881 - September 19, 1881

Chester A. Arthur

September 19, 1881 - March 4, 1885

Grover Cleveland

March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1889

Benjamin Harrison

March 4, 1889 - March 4, 1893

Grover Cleveland

March 4, 1893 - March 4, 1897

William McKinley

March 4, 1897 - September 14, 1901

Events

The Establishment of Jamestown

1607

Founding of the Colony of Georgia

1732

The French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The Articles of Confederation

1781 - March 4, 1789

The Jay-Gardoqui Treaty

1786

The Pinckney Treaty

1795

XYZ Affair

1797 - 1798

The Quasi War with France

1798 - 1800

The Louisiana Purchase

1803

The War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Monroe Doctrine

1823

The Corrupt Bargain

1824

The Completion of the Erie Canal

1825

The Trail of Tears

1831 - 1837

The War for Texas Independence

1835 - 1836

The Republic of Texas was separate from the U.S.

The Mexican-American War

1846 - 1848

The Seneca Falls Convention

1848

The Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

The Lincoln-Douglass Debates

1858

The Civil War

1861 - 1865

Munn v. Illinois

1877

The Haymarket Square Riots

1886

The Interstate Commerce Act

1887

The Sherman Antitrust Act

1890

The Homestead Strike

1892

The Pullman Strike

1894

Bryan's Cross of Gold Speech

1896

The Spanish-American War

1898