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Transcript of USA from
1763 - 1800
The Proclamation of 1763
signed by King George III of England.
The Boston Massacre.
Declaration of Independence
The Treaty of Paris is signed by the United States and Great Britain.
The U. S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.
1800 - 1850
Jefferson and Aaron Burr.
Purchase of Louisiana.
Lewis & Clark expedition.
British warship attacks American ships.
Jefferson closed ports to british ships.
James Madison, president.
War with Britain.
British burn Capitol Building.
NY gives free Blacks the right to vote.
Andrew Jackson, president.
Texas declares not part of Mexico.
Martin Van Burren, president.
Panic of 1837
James K. Polk, president.
War with Mexico.
Zachary Taylor, president.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Millard Fillmore, president.
1850 - 1900
1900 - 1950
Theodore Roosevelt, president.
Wright brothers first flight.
1914 - 1918
World War I
Stock market crashes. Depression begins.
Treaty of Versailles.
World War II starts.
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor,
U.S. declares war to Japan.
1950 - 2000
First American satellite, Explorer I, was launched.
"I Have a Dream" by Martin Luther King, Jr.
President Kennedy assassinated.
Lyndon B. Johnson, president
Jimmy Carter, president.
Treaty of Panama Canal.
U.S. bombs Libya.
Bill Clinton, president.
2000 - 2014
George Bush, president.
9/11. Worst terrorist attack.
Space shuttle Columbia explodes.
Four hurricanes devastate Florida and southern USA.
Virginia Tech Massacre.
Deepwater horizon oil rig in the Guf of Mexico.
President Obama re-elected.
Abraham Lincoln, president.
Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect.
Red Cross was founded.
Andrew Johnson, president.
U.S. acquires Alaska.
James Hayes, president. Months later was killed.
Grover Cleveland, president.
Benjamin Harrison, president.
Johnstown Flood in Pennsylvania.
Wound Knee Massacre.
Panic of 1893.
William McKinley, president.
Spanish-American War begins.
Treaty of Paris.
Phillipine-American War begins.
Hawaii was anexed.
Hurricane Katrina hit Mississippi & Louisiana.
Global financial crisis.
Barack Obama, 1st African-American president.
Osama Bin Laden killed by U.S. Naval Special Warfare.
Boston Marathon bombing.