U.S. History

Timeline created by Natalie Wall
In History
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus' 1st voyage

    Columbus circled the globe.
  • The year Jamestown was settled

    The British settled in north America.
  • End of the French and Indian war

    The french and Indian war was a war between the British and France. Each side was supported by american Indianans that were allies.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was when the British soldiers shot and killed people.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence is the pronouncement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania.
  • The battle of Yorktown

    The battle of Yorktown is the last land battle of the American Revolutionary War.
  • The signing of the constitution

    Is when 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention, representing 12 states, endorsed the Constitution created during the four-month-long convention.
  • President Washingtons inauguration

    It is when George Washington took the oath as the first president of the United States.
  • The invention of the cotton gin

    The cotton gin is a machine that is used to pull cotton fibers from the cotton seed.
  • Buying of the Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France.
  • Lewis and Clark expedition begins

    Lewis and Clark expedition begins was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.
  • The Battle of Fort McHenry

    British forces marched on Washington, defeated U.S. forces, and burned the Capitol.
  • The battle of the Alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo was fought between the Republic of Texas and Mexico.
  • President lincoln’s assassination

    Actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C., and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln.
  • The 13th amendment

    The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.