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1607

Jamestown

1620

Mayflower Compact

1630

"City Upon a Hill" speech by John Winthrop

1636

Harvard Founded

1660

The Restoration

1689

The Glorious Revolution

1720-1732

The 1st Great Awakening

1732

Georgia Founded

1754-1763

French/Indian War

1763-1776

Pre-Revolutionary Era

July 1776

Declaration of Independence

1776-1783

Revolutionary War

1781-1789

Articles of Confederation

April 1789

Washington's Inauguration

1789-1801

Federalist Period

1803

Louisiana Purchase & Marbury vs. Madison

1812-1815

War of 1812

1817-1825

Era of Good Feelings

1820

Maine/Missouri Compromise

1823

Monroe Doctrine

1829-1837

Jacksonian Era

1830s

2nd Great Awakening

1840s

Manifest Destiny Peak

1830s-1860

Cult of Domesticity

1846-1848

Mexican/American War

1848

Seneca Falls Convention

1849

California Gold Rush

1850

California Becomes a State

1852

Uncle Tom's Cabin

1853

Gadsden Purchase

1854

Republican Party Formed

1857

Scott vs. Sanford

1860

Lincoln Elected

1861-1865

Civil War

1865-1877

Reconstruction

1865-1900

Industrialization

1869

Trans-Continental Railroad

1890s

Populism

1896

Plessy vs. Ferguson

1898

Spanish/American War

1900-1920

Progressive Movement

1914-1918

World War I

1919

Treaty of Versailles

1919-1921

First Red Scare

October 1929

Stock Market Crash

1933-1939

New Deal Era

September 1939

WWII Starts in Europe

1939-1945

World War II

December 7, 1941

Pearl Harbor

August 1945

Atomic Bombings

Early 1950s

Second Red Scare

1945-1991

Cold War

1950-1953

Korean War

1954

Brown v Board of Education

1957

Sputnik

May 1960

U2 Incident

April 1961

Bay of Pigs

October 1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

1965-1969

Great Society

1965-1973

Vietnam

1972

Watergate

1980s

Reagan Era

1991

Desert Storm

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