US History

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In History
  • Oct 12, 1492

    The Discovery of America by Columbus

    When Columbus discovered America
  • The Settlement of Jamestown

    Virginia began on three ships
  • The French and Indian War

    In 1754 Washington’s surprise attack upon a small French
  • The Boston Tea Party

    They had to dump all the tea
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The British Army set out from Boston
  • The Declaration of Independence

    Men are born and remain free and equal in rights
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    the Allied army was still en route
  • The Constitutional Convention

    the union between the states was unraveling
  • The invention of the cotton gin

    born inventor Eli Whitney
  • The Alien and Sedition Acts

    the Alien and Sedition Acts
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    of France possessing herself of Louisiana
  • The War of 1812

    was the first large scale test of the American republic
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise was United States federal legislation
  • Andrew Jackson’s Election

    a re-match of the 1824 election
  • The Trail of Tears

    The Cherokee Phoenix, as a platform for their views.
  • The Panic of 1837

    Profits, prices, and wages went down
  • The Mexican-American War

    also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico as the Intervención Estadounidense en México
  • The Compromise of 1850

    the Fugitive Slave Act was amended and the slave trade in Washington
  • The Firing on Fort Sumter

    It had been the norm for so many decades.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    to use a coarse, but an expressive figure
  • 13th, 14th, 15th Amendments

    The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, known collectively as the Civil War Amendments
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    was one of the last battles of the American Civil War
  • Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

    by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth
  • Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment

    Johnson was that he had violated the Tenure of Office Act
  • The Organization of Standard Oil Trust

    controlling almost all oil production, processing, marketing, and transportation in the United States.
  • The invention of the electric light, telephone, and airplane

    The invention of the light bulb, the telephone, and the airplane changed the world.
  • The Pullman and Homestead Strikes

    Homestead Strike happened in Homestead, Pennsylvania.
  • The Spanish-American War

    The main issue was Cuban independence
  • Theodore Roosevelt becomes president

    The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt began on September 14, 1901
  • The invention of the telegraph

    Morse came to understand how it worked