U.S. History

Timeline created by jace Lewis
In History
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus 1st voyage (1492)

    "Christopher Columbus encountered the Americas, continents which were completely unknown in Europe, Asia and Africa." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyages_of_Christopher_Columbus
  • The year Jamestown was settled

    "the Jamestown[1] settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamestown,_Virginia
  • End of the French and Indian war (1763)

    "The French and Indian War was the North American conflict in a larger imperial war between Great Britain and France known as the Seven Years' War." https://history.state.gov › milestones › french-indian-war
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston massacre was a riot where the Americans attacked the British.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    "The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War."https://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/battles-of-lexington-and-concord
  • The Declaration of Independence

    This was the signing of the 12 amendments
  • The battle of Yorktown

    In this battle the Americans and french fought the British and won. George Washington was one of the leaders in this war.
  • The signing of the constitution

    "U.S. Constitution signed. The Constitution of the United States of America is signed by 38 of 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Supporters of the document waged a hard-won battle to win ratification by the necessary nine out of 13 U.S. states." https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-constitution-signed
  • The invention of the cotton gin

    This invention would pull cotton seeds from cotton.
  • President Washingtons inauguration

    "The presidency of George Washington began on April 30, 1789, when Washington was inaugurated as the first president of the United States."https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidency_of_George_Washington
  • Buying of the Louisiana Purchase

    This was a deal between the french and Americans where America got some land past the Mississippi river.
  • Lewis and Clark expedition begins

    This was the first journey to cross the western part of the united states.
  • The Battle of Fort McHenry

    This is the battle that lead the man who created the star spangled banner to make that song. He got the idea because of the people holding up the flag.
  • The battle of the Alamo

    This was a battle between Texas and Mexico. The Mexicans won and killed everyone inside.
  • The 13th amendment

    Created to stop slavery in America.
  • President Lincoln’s assassination

    A man came and shot President Lincoln.