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American History Timeline - Final Project

A journey through time by Alex Hays
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by Alex Hays
American History Timeline
One to two million native Americans
lived in regions north of Mexico
There were 13 British colonies
1733
The Boston Tea Party
1773
The War of 1812.
A conflict between the
U.S. and Britain.
1812
Music by Bruce Springsteen
"Born in the USA"
Credits
1400
1492
Columbus discovers
America for Spain
1534
Cartier claims land for France.
Today known as Canada
1607
Jamestown founded
1619
The first slaves were brought to the U.S.
1876
Battle of Little Big Horn
1755
French Indian War
1763
The Proclamation of 1763. Prevented settlers moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
1775
The beginning of the
War of Independence
1776
Declaration of Independence
1783
War of Independence
finished
1896-1898
The Mexican American War
1787
U.S. Constitution created
1789
George Washington becomes the 1st President of the United States
1800
Washington DC declared the new capitol
1830
Indian
Removal
Act
1836
The Alamo
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1840-1849
350,000 traveled to settle in the West
1801-1865
American Civil War
1865
President Lincoln was
assasinated
1882
Thomas Edison built
the 1st electrical
power station
1876
Telephone invented by Scottish immigrant
1900
Four times as many Americans work in factories as a generation earlier
1880-1920
23 million immigrants
arrived in America
1908
43 states pass
Child Labor Laws
1920
Women win the right to vote
1917
America enters
World War I
1930
The Great Depression
1955
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Beirminge, Alabama to a white person
1963
Martin Luther King makes his "I have a Dream" speech
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