AP US History - Important Dates
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Columbus sails ocean blue.
First African slaves brought to North America.
French and Indian War Begins.
French and Indian War Ends; Proclamation of __YEAR__; End of Salutary Neglect.
Declaration of Independence signed.
Battle of Yorktown; End of Revolutionary War Fighting.
Ratification of the Constitution.
Jeffersonian Revolution; Peaceful transition of power from John Adams to Thomas Jefferson.
Battle of New Orleans; Andew Jackson comes to prominence.
Andrew Jackson elected; Age of the common man.
Beginning of the Mexican-American War.
Great Compromise; New, more harsh fugitive slave law.
Kansas-Nebraska Act; Birth of the Republican Party.
Abraham Lincoln Elected; South Carolina Secedes.
Civil War Ends; Reconstruction Begins.
Transcontinental Railroad completed.
Ulysses S. Grant signs into law Yellowstone as the first National Park.
Massacre of wounded knee; Sherman Anti-Trust Act; frontier closes.
Plessy v. Fergusson.
Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" published.
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
Sinking of the RMS Lusitania.
Treaty of Versailles; Race Riot in Chicago; First Red Scare.
Stock Market Crash; Onset of Great Depression.
FDR Inaugurated; Beginning of New Deal.
Attacks on Pearl Harbor; FDR's Infamy speech;
End of World War II; Dropping of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Soviets get Atomic Bomb; NATO formed.
Brown v. Board of Education.
Sputnik 1 launched into orbit.
Civil Rights Act; Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
MLK Assassinated; Chicago Democratic Convention; Tet Offensive; Richard Nixon Elected.
Ronald Reagan Elected.
Operation Desert Storm; End of the Cold War.
September 11 attacks (9/11).