U.S. History

Timeline created by 24apuefua1
In History
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus' 1st voyage

    Columbus sailing to America
  • Jamestown Settlement

    104 men came to north America to start a settlement in 1607
  • End of French and Indian War

    The war the French and the Indians started in 1754 and ended in 1763 with a treaty of Paris
  • Boston Massacre

    British soldiers opened fire on American Colonists killing five people
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Armed Conflict between kingdom of Britain and 13 colonies of America
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration explains why colonies should break away from Britain
  • The battle of Yorktown

    George Washington lead 17,000 into Yorktown, Virginia against 9,000 British soldiers
  • The Signing of the Constitution

    The signing of the constitution happened in the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • President Washingtons Inauguration

    President Washington was inaugurated as the first President of the United States at Federal Hall in New York
  • The Invention of the Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin is a machine that separates cotton fibers from their seeds quickly and easily. Cotton Gin was created by a American inventor named Eli Whitney
  • Buying of the Louisiana Purchase

    The United States bought 828,000 square miles of land from France. The Price for the Louisiana Purchase was 15 Million dollars
  • Lewis and Clark expedition begins

    Their mission was to explore the unknown territory, establish trades with natives, and find a waterway from the US to the Pacific Ocean
  • The Battle of Fort McHenry

    British forces marched on Washington, defeated U.S. Forces, and burned the capitol. The British attacked Fort McHenry and failed. The sight of the American Flag inspired Francis Scott Key to compose "The Star Spangled Banner"
  • The Battle of the Alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo was a 13 day siege at a mission in San Antonio. 180 American rebels fought against 4000 Mexican forces for Texan independence
  • President Lincoln's Assassination

    Actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's theatre in Washington D.C. and fatally shot President Lincoln. Booth jumped onto the stage and escaped through the back door
  • The 13th Amendment

    The 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States