U.S history

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In History
  • Aug 3, 1492

    columbus 1st voyage

    columbus set sail from spain to find a water route to asia
  • the year jamestown was settled

    jamestown the first permanent british settlement in north america
  • end of the french and indian war(year)

    a conflict war between great britain and france know as the seven wars
  • the Boston massacre

    it began as a street brawl between American colonists and a lone British soldier, but quickly escalated to a chaotic bloody slaughter
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    A confrontation on the Lexington town green started off the fighting, and soon the British were hastily retreating under intense fire. Many more battles followed.
  • the declaration of independence

    it was an official act by all the 13 american colonies in declaring independence from British rule
  • the battle of Yorktown

    a combined American force colonial and french troop laid siege to the British army at Yorktown , Virginia. Yorktown proved to be final battle of the american revolution , ended in October 19,1781
  • the signing of the constitution

    at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention, representing 12 states, endorsed the Constitution created during the four-month-long convention
  • president Washington's inaguration

    when Washington was inaugurated as the first president of the United States, and ended on March 4, 1797.
  • the invention of the cotton gin

    the cotton gin is a machine that is used to pull cotton fibers from cotton seed ( wasnt validated until 1807)
  • buying of the Louisiana purchase

    the Louisiana Purchase was a land deal between the United States and France, in which the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15 million.
  • Lewis and Clark expedition begins

    the Lewis and Clark expedition also know as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States
  • the battle of fort McHenry

    in august British forces marched on Washington, defeated U.S. forces, and burned the Capitol. Then, on September 13-14, the British attacked Fort McHenry. The failure of the bombardment and sight of the American flag inspired Francis Scott Key to compose "The Star-Spangled Banner." fought septemebr 13/14 1814 during the war of 1812.
  • the battle of the alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege.Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar killing the Texian and immigrant occupiers.which led the texians to want revenge
  • the 13th amendment

    The 13th Amendment to the Constitution declared that "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."
  • president Lincoln's assassination

    John Wilkes booth entered the presidential box at fords Theatre in Washington D.C and fatally shot president Abraham Lincoln