APUSH Timeline

Main

Indian (1450-1492)

1450 - 1492

Spanish (1492-1604)

1492 - 1604

Colonial (1604-1763)

1604 - 1763

Revolution

1763 - 1800

Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

1775 - 1783

Jeffersonian Era

1800 - 1828

War of 1812 (1812-1815)

1812 - 1815

Jacksonian/Antebellum

1828 - 1860

World War I (1914-1918)

1914 - 1918

World War II (1939-1945)

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Milestones

Columbus (1492)

1492

Ponce de Leon

1513

Roanoke (1604)

1604

Jamestown, VA (1607)

1607

House of Burgesses (1619)

1619

Plymouth: Pilgrims/"Separatists"/Puritans (1620)

1620

Mass Bay Co. (1629)

1629

Rhode Island - Roger Williams (1636)

1636

Conn. - Thomas Hooker (1636)

1636

New Hampshire (1641)

1641

Maryland - Ld. Baltimore (1649)

1649

Carolinas - 8 Proprietors (1663)

1663

New York (1664)

1664

New Jersey (1664)

1664

Penn. - Quakers (1681)

1681

Delaware (1704)

1704

Georgia - James Oglethorpe (1732)

1732

Proclamation of 1763 (End of Salutary Neglect)

1763

Sugar Act (1764)

1764

Stamp Act (1765)

1765

Stamp Act Congress (1765)

1765

Boston Massacre (1770)

1770

Tea Act/Boston Tea Party (1773)

1773

Coercive/Intolerable Acts (1774)

1774

1st Cont. Congress (1774)

1774

2nd Cont. Congress (1775)

1775

Lex & Con (1775)

1775

Dec. of Independence (July 4th 1776)

1776

Saratoga (1777)

1777

Treaty of Paris (1783)

1783

Northwest Ordinance (1785)

1785

Shay's Rebellion (1786)

1786

Constitution

1787

Judiciary Act (1789)

1789

Whiskey Rebellion

1794

XYZ Affair (1796)

1796

Alien and Sedition Acts

1798

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1799 - 1800

Revolution of 1800

1800

Revolution of 1800

1800

Marbury v. Madison (Judicial Review)

1801

LA Purchase (1803)

1803

LA Purchase (1803)

1803

Marbury v. Madison (1803)

1803

Embargo Act (1807)

1807

Adams-Onis Treaty (1819)

1819

Missouri Compromise (1820)

1820

Monroe Doctrine (1823)

1823

"Corrupt Bargain" JQ Adams (1824)

1824

Tariff of Abominations (1828)

1828

2nd Great Awakening

1830

Nullification Crisis/Veto of US Bank (1832)

1832

Specie Circular (1836)

1836

Panic of 1837

1837

Mex-Am War (Mr. Polk's War-1846)

1846

"54"40' or Fight" (1846)

1846

Seneca Falls Conv (1848)

1848

Gold Rush (1849)

1849

Clay's Compromise of 1850

1850

Gadsden Purchase (1853)

1853

Kan-Neb Act (1854)

1854

S.C. Secedes (1860)

1860

Lincoln

1860

Ft. Sumter (4 1861)

1861

Wade-Davis (1864)

1864

10% Plan (1864)

1864

War Ends/Lincoln Shot (1865)

1865

Dred Scott (1857)

1957

US President

G. Washington

1789 - 1797

J. Adams

1797 - 1801

T. Jefferson

1801 - 1809

J. Madison

1809 - 1817

J. Monroe

1817 - 1825

J.Q. Adams

1825 - 1829

A. Jackson

1829 - 1837

M.V. Buren

1837 - 1841

W.H. Harrison

1841

J. Tyler

1841 - 1845

J.K. Polk

1845 - 1849

Z. Taylor

1849 - 1850

M. Fillmore

1850 - 1853

F. Pierce

1853 - 1857

J. Buchanan

1857 - 1861

A. Lincoln

1861 - 1865

A. Jackson

1865 - 1869

U.S. Grant

1869 - 1877

R.B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

J.A. Garfield

1881

C.A. Arthur

1881 - 1885

G. Cleveland

1885 - 1889

B. Harrison

1889 - 1893

G. Cleveland

1893 - 1897

W. McKinley

1897 - 1901

T. Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

W.H. Taft

1909 - 1913

W. Wilson

1913 - 1921

W.G. Harding

1921 - 1923

C. Coolidge

1923 - 1929

H.C. Hoover

1929 - 1933

F.D.R.

1933 - 1945

H.S. Truman

1945 - 1953

D.D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

JFK

1961 - 1963

LBJ

1963 - 1969

Nixon

1969 - 1974

Ford

1974 - 1977

Carter

1977 - 1981

Reagan

1981 - 1989

G.H.W. Bush

1989 - 1993

Clinton

1993 - 2000

W. Bush

2001 - 2008