Main Points in American History

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In History
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    The American History

  • First Permanent English Colony

    Jamestown was the first established English colony.
  • King Charles II created the colony of Carolina

    King Charles II created the colony of Carolina
    In 1663 King Charles II created the colony of Carolina by granting the territory, of what is now roughly North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, to loyal supporters.
  • French and Indian War

    The French and Indian war went on from 1754 to 1763. The Seven Years War. The exact starting date is not clear.
  • Independce Day

    The Declaration of Independence was signed
  • The end of the War...

    The United States and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Paris
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution
    U.S. Constitution Signed.
  • War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain from June 1812 to the spring of 1815, although the peace treaty ending the war was signed in Europe in December 1814. The main land fighting of the war occurred along the Canadian border, in the Chesapeake Bay region, and along the Gulf of Mexico; extensive action also took place at sea. The day in June that the war started is not very clear.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    A few quick notes on the Missouri Compromise http://civilwar.bluegrass.net/secessioncrisis/200303.html
  • Civil War

    The South begins the Civil War
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    Spain declared war on the USA Here is a website with the Spanish American War Timeline http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/chronology.html
  • America entered WWI

    America entered WWI
    WWI started in 1914 but we waited three years to join.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Women are given the right to vote. A timeline on women suffrage http://www.dpsinfo.com/women/history/timeline.html
  • The Great Depresion

    The Great Depresion
    Dates: 1929 -- early 1940s Historical Importance of the Great Depression: The Great Depression, an immense tragedy that placed millions of Americans out of work, was the beginning of government involvement in the economy and in society as a whole. The Stock Market crashed on Black Tuesday October 29, 1929.
  • Cold War Begins

    The cold war with the Soviet Union ended in August of 1991. Here is a timeline...
    http://library.thinkquest.org/10826/timeline.htm
  • America entered WWII

    America entered WWII
    On December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor killing over 2,000 people and damaging or destroying eight battleships greatly harming the Pacific fleet. The war had already been going on for years.
  • America becomes 50 States

    America becomes 50 States
    Hawaii is added as the 50th state in America.
  • I Have a Dream

    I Have a Dream
    Martin Luther King delivered "I Have a Dream" speech which changed the America forever. You can find his speech at www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm
  • John F. Kennedy Assassinated

    John F. Kennedy Assassinated
  • America Lands on the Moon

    America Lands on the Moon
    Neil Armstrong, and Amerian, is the first to walk on the moon.
  • World Trade Center attacks

    World Trade Center attacks
  • First African American President

    First African American President
    Barack Obama was elected the 44th president of the USA