Key Dates - Apush

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1607

Jamestown founded: first permanent english settlement in North America

1619

First African-Americans: beginning of the slave trade and sectional problems for the country

1620

Pilgrims

1630-40

Puritans: Great Migration

1763

End of French and Indian War: end of salutary neglect and beginning of tax/troops in colonies

1776

Declaration of Independence: revolutionary war has been going on for one year - Jefferson writes

1783

Revolution ends: Treaty of Paris provides recognition for the US as a new nation

1787

Constitution written: new govt established as Articles of Confederation fail

1789

Constitution ratified

1791

Bill of Rights: first 10 amendments to the constitution guarantee individual liberties

1793

Cotton gin: eli whitney's invention increases need for slave labor

1800

Revolution of 1800: Jefferson elected; peaceful change of power from one party to another

1803

Louisiana Purchase: US doubled in size as expansion fever begins

1824

Erie Canal completed

1828-1848

Jacksonian Era

1846

War with Mexico: Culmination of Manifest Destiny with southwest land added

1861

Civil War begins: sectional strife finally leads to a 4 year war - slavery is just one issue

1868

14th Amendment: guarantees equal protection of the laws - used frequently today

1869

1st Transcontinental Railroad: nation's size becomes more practical and Asia becomes more important

1877

Reconstruction ends

1898

SpAm War: US becomes imperialist power

1914

WWI begins: isolationist, the US declares neutrality - but weren't really neutral

1917

US enters WWI: US is drawn into "the war to end all wars" - or so we said at the time

1920

19th Amendment: women are finally given the right to vote

1929

Stock Market Crash: a symptom of the problems leading to the Great Depression

1933

New Deal begins: FDR's response to the depression changes the country forever

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