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1

1492

Columbus

2

1607

1st Pilgrim settlement = Jamestown Virginia

3

1608

Pilgrims go to Leyden

4

1620

Mayflower sails for America with Pilgrims
= Cape Cod Massachusets

5

October 1621

1st Thanksgiving

6

winter 1692-1693

Salem Witch Trail

7

1876

Battle of Little Big Horn = General Custer vs Lakota + Cheyene = Sitting Bull + Crazy Horse

8

1865-1890

Conflicts between NA and settlers

9

1880-1890

NA children forcibly removed + placed in boarding schools

10

1887

Dawes Act
= divide tribal land in allotments = US citizenship
= surpluse sold to white settlers

11

1934

New Indian Deal = Franklin D Roosevelt

12

1950-1975

New Deal reversed

13

1975

Indian Self Determination Act = tribal authority re-established

14

1756-1763

French - Indian Wars

15

1775 - 1783

War of Independence

16

1773

Boston Tea Party

17

4th July 1776

Declaration of Indepence = Thomas Jefferson

18

late 1840s

period of expansionism

19

1846-1848

Mexican War

20

1862

Homestead Act

21

1619

Dutch ship with 20 African slaves arrived at Jamestown

22

1793

Invention of Cotton gin

23

1845-1852

Irish potato famine

24

1857

Supreme Court ruling all territories open to slavery

25

1860

Abraham Lincoln elected president

26

1861-1865

Civil War

27

1865

13th Amendment = abolishing slavery

28

1870-1914

Second Industrial revolution

29

1915

sinking Lusitania

30

January 1917

Zimmerman Telegram

31

1918

Spanish Flu pandemic

32

1914-1918

WWI

33

1920

Women allowed to vote

34

1927

first transatlantic flight (US - Europe)

35

October 1929

Stock market crash

36

1920-1933

Prohibition

37

1940-1945

WWII

38

1929-1939

Great Depression

39

1930s

Dust bowl

40

1932

New Deal = Franklin D. Roosevelt

41

1935

Social Security Act

42

1950s

Marshall plan
Eisenhower

43

1980s

Reagonomics

44

1970s

unstable economy

45

2008

Financial crisis (Lehman Brothers)

46

1882-1968

lynching = KKK

47

2016

elections Clinton/Trump

48

1865-1877

Reconstruction Era

49

1954

desegregation public schools

50

1955

Rosa Parks arrested

51

1957

Martin Luther King Jr Southern Christian Leadership Conference

52

1963

assassination of John F Kennedy

53

1964

Civil Rights Act = prohibiting discrimination

54

1965

Voting Rights Act

55

1968

assassination Martin Luther King Jr

56

2001

9/11

57

1763

Treaty of Paris = British get Canada from France + California from Spain.