American History To 1900

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A 5-minute slideshow needing no narration covering a brief timeline of US history from 1607 to 1900 in 20 slides

A 5-minute slideshow needing no narration covering a brief timeline of US history from 1607 to 1900 in 20 slides

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  • 1. In Twenty Slides by T. Keith Barbo
    American History to 1900
  • 2. May 14, 1607 – Jamestown!
    British colonists found Jamestown, Virginia – the first permanent English settlement in the New World
    Named for English king, James I
    Settled by the Virginia Company
    For proprietary reasons…
    Ka-ching!
  • 3. 1619  1808
    Triangular Trade Route
    African slaves were sold
    From the west African coast
    For goods from Europe
    Slaves were carried to the colonies with Sugar+Molasses
    for RUM!
  • 4. 1620 – A new English settlement
    In the New World
    Pilgrims establish the
    Plymouth Colony
    Pilgrim colonists
    Make a treaty with Patuxet tribe, who show them how to
    fish and
    fertilize crops
    Plymouth is
    settled
    For religious
    freedom
    - Not money
  • 5. 1700-1770
    Economic Growth for Colonial America
    A land rich in resources such as fertile farm lands and timber…
    Created much wealth in the colonies.
    And, as the colonists prospered…
  • 6. … so did England
  • 7. The Townshend Acts 1767
    The Stamp Act of 1765
    The Declatory Act 1766
    Britain’s greed for more
    Wealth was angering
    The Colonists
  • 8. Boston Tea Party
    December 16, 1773
    The Boston Massacre
    March 5, 1770
    And the Colonists rebelled!
  • 9. Britain Tried to
    regain control
    of the Colonists
    with more force
    The Coercive or
    Intolerable Acts
    1774
    1st Continental Congress 1774
    But the Colonists could
    no longer tolerate the injustice!
  • 10. Revolutionary War Begins
    1775
    1776
    Declaration of
    Independence Signed
  • 11. 1789
    George Washington becomes
    the first president
    of the newly formed United States of America
  • 12. 1797 - Trouble in Paradise
    The Franco American War
    Violation of the Bill of Rights in
    The Alien & Sedition Acts
  • 13. - Thomas Jefferson president
    End of Alien and Sedition Acts
    The US doubles in size
    With the
    Louisiana Purchase in 1803
    1800 - 1803
  • 14. The Slave Trade Ends in 1808
    Andrew Jackson becomes a hero
    in the Battle of
    New Orleans
    1808 - 1815
  • 15. The Missouri Compromise
    Divides the Free US from the
    Slave US in 1808
    Andrew Jackson
    Elected president 1828 and
    Was the hero of the poor man
    While an enemy to the red man
  • 16. Texas becomes a republic in 1835
    1831-1848
    Mexican American War
    1846-48
    US gains more territory
    August 1831 Slave Rebellion
  • 17. 1849-1856
    Gold Rush 1849
    Civil war averted
    1850
    Republican Party formed
    1854
    Southerner Brooks attacks Northerner Sumner
    1856
  • 18. Lincoln Elected 16th President
    of US and Lower South Secedes in response
    1860
    Confederate states of America formed
    1862
    Emancipation
    Proclamation
    January 1st
    1863
    Civil War begins at
    Fort Sumter
    April 12, 1861
    1860-1863
  • 19. Gen. Lee Surrenders
    To Gen. Grant
    April 9, 1865
    13th Amendment
    Abolishes Slavery
    1865
    Ku Klux Klan founded by
    Confederate War Veterans
    Lincoln Shot at Ford Theater
    April 14, 1865
  • 20. 1868-1900
    1890
    First Influx of
    Mass Immigrants
    To US
    15th Amendment
    No Denial of voting
    Rights due to race
    Roosevelt becomes hero in
    Spanish American War
    US wins and gains Philippines,
    Samoa, Guam, & Puerto Rico