An Overview of American History
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23 May 2018
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Jamestown Settlement (1607) Jamestown was the first British settlement in America. It was settled by 104 men and boys
Indian Removal Act (1830) This Act saw the removal of the Cherokee from North Carolina and other states to Oklahoma
French and Indian War (1754-1763) This struggle makes the British the prime power in colonial North America.
The American Revolution (1775-1783) A revolt against British rule by the colonists forms a new nation, the United States
The Industrial Revolution (1790-1840) Transition to new ways of manufacturing goods.
The Civil War (1861-1865) This war pitted North against the South, who tried to form their own country. The Union was preserved
World War I (1914-1918) The second deadliest war in history. It took place mostly in Europe. The United States joined the victorious Allied Powers in 1917
The Great Depression (1929-1939) The stock market crashed, and unemployment affected millions. The most difficult economic period in US History.
World War II (1939-1945) The deadliest war in world history. The United States joined the Allies in 1941. Germany, Italy, and Japan defeated by 1945.
The Korean War (1950-1953) US defends South Korea against North Korea and China. It prevented the psread of Communism
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