January 1, 2023
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Super timeline project
⟶ Updated 24 Jan 2018 ⟶
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Columbus set sail on his first voyage
"America" is first used in a book, referring to the New World, Amerigo Vespucci recieves credit for the discovery of the new continent
Spain establishes the first European colony in North America St Augustine, Florida
First Expedition, led by Sir Walter Raleigh, arrives at Roanoke Island
Virginia Dare is the first english child born in the Roanoke Colony
Jamestown, Virginia is the first established colony, it was founded as a buisness venture
Mayflower Compact is signed by Puritans and the Strangers
Puritans celebrate the first thanksgiving
The island of manhattan is bought for $24
Massachusetts bay colony royal charter
Boston Latin, first public school founded
Harvard is founded
Slavery made legal in New England
Rhode island outlaws slavery
Pennsylvania founded by William Penn
Massachusetts witch trails
Washington to confront frech at Pittsburgh
Washington sets up fort Necessity to defend his troops in the first battle of the French and Indian War.
The French and Indian War begins.
King George III becomes king of england
George Washington Unanimously elected President
Constitution goes into effect, congress meets for the first time.
U.S. Supreme court meets for the first time
First ten amendments, known as the bill of rights, are ratified.
John Adams innougurated as second President
U.S. Capital moved from Philidephia to Washington D.C.
Thomas Jefferson is inaugurated as third president.
Marbury Vs Madison expands the power of the court by establishing it's right to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional
Luisiana purchase signed
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Luis to explore the Louisiana Purchase.
Jefferson's second Inouguration
Lewis and Clark reach the pacific ocean
440 settlers die in the winter, known as the starving time
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