US History

Main

Early Colonial Times

1492 - 1750

Age of Salutory Neglect

1650 - 1750

The Revolutionary Era

1750 - 1780

1820-1844

1820 - 1844

President

Washington

1789 - 1797

John Adams

1797 - 1801

Jefferson

1800 - 1809

James Madison

1809 - 1817

James Monroe

1817 - 1825

John Quincy Adams

1825 - 1829

Jackson

1829 - 1837

Martin Van Buren

1837 - 1841

William Henry Harrison

1841

John Tyler

1841 - 1845

Major Events

Spanish Arrive 1490's

1492

Jamestown/Chesapeake Bay Colony

1607

Massachussets Bay Colony

1620 - 1740

Jamestown/Chesapeake

1660 - 1740

Seven Year's War

1754 - 1763

Louisiana Purchase

1802

Embargo Act 1807

1807

American System

1811

Era of Good Feelings

1817 - 1820

Missouri Compromise 1820

1820

Railroad, Steamship Highways

1820 - 1850

Economy

John Rolfe introduced tobacco

1607

Tobacco led to rapid expansion because it depletes the soil and the development of slavery.

Powhatan Confederacy taught English what crops to plant and how to plant them

1607

Mercantilism

1650 - 1750

tobacco, rice, indigo

1700

Lowell System and Labor unions

1800 - 1840

Market Economy

1800 - 1860

Panic of 1819

1819

Nat Turner's Rebellion & Black Codes

1836

Panic of 1837

1837

Religon

Congregationalists and Calvinists

1620 - 1660

Roger Williams
Anne Hutchinson
John Winthrop
City upon a hill

Halfway Covenant

1662

Great Awakening

1730 - 1740

Social

Jamestown funded by joint-stock company

1607

Indentured servitude

1610

most were young men

Headright system

1618

led to aristocracy and hindered development of democracy

Bacon's Rebellion

1676

Pontiac's Rebellion

1765

Abigail Adams

1780

Slavery

1790

Middle Passage, triangular trade route

Republican Motherhood

1790 - 1820

Trail of Tears 1835-1838

1835 - 1838

Political

House of Burgesses

1619

any white property holding man could vote

Connecticut fundamental orders

1635

Act of Toleration

1649

to protect religious freedom of Christians

New England Confederation

1650 - 1750

Protective Tarrifs, Naviagation Acts

1651 - 1653

Proclamation 1763

1763

Sugar Act

1764

Currency Act

1765

Stamp Act

1765

Committees of Correspondence

1772

First Continental Congress

1774

Declaration of Independence

1776

Continental Congress Sent Articles of Confederation

1777

Treaty of Paris

1783

Northwest Ordinance

1787

Marbury V. Madison

1803

nullification

1829