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Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Caribbean On October 12, 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus made landfall in what is now the Bahamas.
Founding of Jamestown
Arrival of the first slave ship. The first Africans to land in the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia in 1619 were recorded
Founding of the Puritan Colony. After the Pilgrims settled in the Northeast, Puritans from England chartered the Massachusetts Bay Colony
The signing of the Declaration of Independence occurred primarily on August 2, 1776 at the Pennsylvania State House
Drafting of the U.S Constitution
George Washington's Farewll Address was a letter written by first President of the United States George Washington to "friends and fellow-citizens".
Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase (1803) was a land deal between the United States and France
War of 1812 The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom
Mexican American War The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico.
Dred Scott Supreme or Dred Scott decision, was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on U.S. labor law and constitutional law.
Election of Abraham Lincoln
Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537, was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court issued in 1896.
Spanish–American War. fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. The conflict began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba
19th Amendment. The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote.
Roaring Twenties. The time period where America was growing economically.
Watergate Scandal. was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States during the early 1970s, following a break in by five men at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office
Fall of the Berlin Wall Allowed anyone to cross the country's borders.
War on Terror. An international military campaign that was launched by the United States government after the September 11 attacks against the United States.
Boston Marathon Bombing. During the annual Boston Marathon two homemade bombs detonated near the finish line of the race, killing three people and injuring several hundred others, including 16 who lost limbs
Trail of Tears
Civil War was a War between the North and South states in America.
The Progressive Era. A period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that lasted from the 1890s to the 1920s.
World war 1. A global war originating in Europe
The Great Depression. A severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s
World War II. A global War that lasted 6 years.
Korean War. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea which led to more conflicts along the border.
Brown v. Board of Education. A United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
Vietnam War. was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam
Persian Gulf War. was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
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