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Eli's History Timeline
27 Sep 2017
1215 Magna Carta King James signed the Magna Carta limiting his power.
1492 Columbus Columbus sailed to the Americas on three Spanish ships.
1607 Jamestown Colonists were sent by King James to find gold and they established Jamestown.
1620 Mayflower Compact Pilgrims from Plymouth colony signed the Mayflower Compact.
1733 The 13 British Colonies established All the 13 British Colonies were formed.
1754 - 1763 French/Indian war French and Indians against British and colonists for land outside the colonies.
1765 Stamp Act Britain started taxing all paper products.
1770 Boston massacre 5 people killed because of protesting.
1773 Boston Tea Party Colonists dumped tea into the Boston harbor provoking the British.
1775 Lexington and Concord The beginning of the war. Stockpiles of ammo were in concord which the British tried to take.
1776 Declaration of Independence. The DoC was signed.
1781 Articles of the Confederation The AoC was ratified.
1783 Treaty of Paris The end of the war.
1788 The Constitution was ratified
1789 George Washington George Washington was elected as the first president of the USA.
1791 Bill of Rights The Anti-Federalists pushed to ratify the Bill of Rights.
1803 Louisianna Purchase The US bought land from France for $15 million.
1812 War of 1812 The war of 1812 gave confidance to the US to right the Monro Doctrine.
1820 Missuri Comprimise
1823 Monroe Doctrine
1830 Texas becomes independent of mexico
1845 The US annexed Texas We paid $15,000,000 for Texas to Mexico.
1850 The compromise of 1850 The fugitive slave act had been set in use.
1857 Dread Scott Decision
1860 Lincoln was Elected
1861 Fort Sumter The confederates won this battle giving them confidence to keep going.
1865 War ended
American Revolution 1775 - 1783
French and Indian war 1754-1763
1861-1865 Civil War
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