key Terms and Pre Colonial History - KEY DATES TO MEMORIZE 1492 Columbus 1517 Protestant Reformation 1588 Spanish Armada 1607 Jamestown 1869

key Terms and Pre Colonial History - KEY DATES TO MEMORIZE...

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1492 -- Columbus1517 -- Protestant Reformation 1588 -- Spanish Armada1607 -- JamestownKEY DATES TO MEMORIZE1869 -- Transcontinental Railroad 1870 -- Standard Oil organized 1873 -- Panic of 18731876 -- telephone invented1619 -- 1st blacks arrive in Virginia from Africa 1620 -- Pilgrims @ Plymouth1629 -- Puritans @ Massachusetts Bay1643 -- New England Confederation 1660 -- Restoration of Charles II 1675 -- King Philip's War1676 -- Bacon's Rebellion 1688 -- "Glorious Revolution"1692 -- Salem Witch Trials1733 -- Georgia, last of 13 colonies, founded 1736 -- Zenger Case1756 -- Washington's Ohio mission; Albany Plan 1763 -- Proclamation of 17631765 -- Stamp Act1775 -- Lexington and Concord 1776 -- Declaration of Independence1783 -- Treaty of Paris1787 --Constitutional Convention; NW Ordinance 1790 -- First turnpike (Lancaster)1791 -- Slater builds first textile factory; 1st BUS1793 -- Eli Whitney's cotton gin; "Reign of Terror" 1803 -- Louisiana Purchase; Marbury v. Madison 1807 -- Robert Fulton's steamboat1811 -- National Road begins (completed in 1852) 1812 -- War of 18121819 -- Florida Purchase Treaty; Panic of 1819 1820 -- Missouri Compromise1825 -- Erie Canal completed1828 -- first railroad line in U.S. (B & O Railroad) c.1830--2nd Great Awakening peaks; mower reaper 1830 -- Indian Removal Act1831 -- William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator1832 -- Nullification Crisis; BUS issue1837 -- Panic of 1837; Deere invents steel plow 1844 -- telegraph invented by Samuel Morse 1845 -- Texas annexed1846 -- Oregon; Mexican War; sewing machine 1848 -- Seneca Falls Convention; Wilmot Proviso1849 -- California gold rush 1850 -- Compromise of 18501854 -- Kansas-Nebraska Act 1861 -- Fort Sumter; Bull Run1865 -- Lincoln assassinated; 13th Amendment
1877--"Compromise of 1877";Great RR Strike 1879 -- Edison invents light bulb1885 -- Louis Sullivan builds first skyscraper1886 -- Haymarket Square bombing; AFL 1887 -- Dawes Act; Interstate Commerce Act 1889 --Hull House founded; Samoan Crisis1890—Sherman Act; Wounded Knee; no frontier 1892 -- Populists; Homestead Steel Strike1893 -- Panic of 18931896 -- McKinley defeats Bryan; Plessy case1898 -- Spanish-American War1901 -- U.S. Steel Corp formed; TR president 1903 -- Wright Bros. Kitty Hawk; first movie 1912 -- Panama Canal completed1913 -- Ford's Model T; assembly line 1915 -- Birth of a Nation, KKK1917 -- U.S. enters WWI1919 -- Versailles; Red Scare; 18th Amend 1920 – 19th Amendment; radio, KDKA1927 -- First "talkie": Jazz Singer1928 -- Lindbergh's flight across Atlantic 1929 -- stock market crash1933 -- New Deal; rise of Hitler1939 -- Germany invades Poland 1941 -- Pearl Harbor1945 -- A-bomb against Japan 1947 -- TV1949 -- China falls; Soviet A-bomb1950 -- Korean War begins; McCarthyism 1952 -- U.S. explodes H-bomb1954 -- Brown v. Board of Education1955 -- Rosa Parks 1957 -- Sputnik1962 -- Cuban Missile Crisis; Rachel Carson: Silent Spring1963 -- Betty Friedan: The Feminine Mystique1964 -- Gulf of Tonkin; “Great Society” 1968 -- Tet, assassinations, Nixon wins1969 -- moonshot1973 -- Oil Crisis; Roe v. Wade1974 -- Watergate1980 -- "Reagan Revolution"
Key Terms You Must KnowColonialPeriod--1789Native American civilizations in North America:Iroquois, Pueblo, Southeast (Creek, Cherokee), GreatPlains (Sioux)Most important Amerindian crops: corn (maize), beans, squashRoyal colonies, proprietary colonies, charter coloniesChesapeake: Virginia and MarylandJamestown, Virginia Company John Smith, PowhatansJohn Rolfe, tobaccoHouse of Burgesses

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