United States History Timeline

Main

Colonial Period

1608 - 1776

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Period of British Taxation on the Colonies

1763 - 1776

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Articles of Confederation

1781 - 1788

Constitutional Convention

1787

Constitution Ratified

1789

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

Manifest Destiny

1815 - 1850

Mostly during 1840's.

Era of Good Feelings

1817 - 1825

Jacksonian Era

1830 - 1854

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Reconstruction

1865 - 1877

Gilded Age

1877 - 1900

Progressive Era

1895 - 1925

World War I

1914 - 1918

Great Depression

1929 - 1942

New Deal Era

1933 - 1936

World War II

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

Watergate Scandal

1972 - 1974

Nixon Resigned in 1974.

Reagan Administration

1981 - 1989

9/11

2001

Great Recession

2007 - 2013

Barack Obama Elected

2008