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The American Vision

  1. 1. The American VisionThe American Vision Prehistory - 1848Prehistory - 1848
  2. 2. COLONIZING AMERICACOLONIZING AMERICA Prehistory - 1754Prehistory - 1754
  3. 3. 14921492 Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus lands in Americalands in America
  4. 4. 15191519 Herman CortezHerman Cortez conquers theconquers the Aztec people.Aztec people.
  5. 5. 16071607 The English foundThe English found Jamestown, Virginia.Jamestown, Virginia.
  6. 6. 16191619 First Africans arrive in North American via Dutch Traders.First Africans arrive in North American via Dutch Traders.
  7. 7. 16301630 The Massachusetts BayThe Massachusetts Bay Colony is established.Colony is established.
  8. 8. 16601660 British Navigation ActsBritish Navigation Acts regulate Americanregulate American colonial trade.colonial trade.
  9. 9. 16811681 William PennWilliam Penn receives thereceives the charter forcharter for PennsylvaniaPennsylvania ..
  10. 10. 17341734 The Libel trial ofThe Libel trial of publisher Johnpublisher John Peter ZengerPeter Zenger helps tohelps to establishestablish freedom of thefreedom of the press.press.
  11. 11. THE AMERICANTHE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONREVOLUTION 1754 - 17831754 - 1783
  12. 12. 17541754 The French and IndianThe French and Indian War begins.War begins.
  13. 13. 17651765 Parliament passes the Stamp Act, whichParliament passes the Stamp Act, which triggers protests throughout the colonies.triggers protests throughout the colonies.
  14. 14. 17001700 British troops fire onBritish troops fire on colonists in Bostoncolonists in Boston Massacre, includingMassacre, including Crispus Attucks asCrispus Attucks as seen on the right.seen on the right.
  15. 15. 17751775 First shots are fired at Lexington andFirst shots are fired at Lexington and Concord.Concord.
  16. 16. 1776 The Declaration of Independence is signed!
  17. 17. 17811781 Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown, markingCornwallis surrenders at Yorktown, marking the end of the Revolutionary War.the end of the Revolutionary War.
  18. 18. 17811781 The Articles ofThe Articles of Confederation areConfederation are ratified by the states.ratified by the states.
  19. 19. 17831783 The Treaty of Paris isThe Treaty of Paris is signed,signed, officially recognizingofficially recognizing thethe independence of theindependence of the United States,United States, and creating the newand creating the new marked territories:marked territories:
  20. 20. CREATING ACREATING A CONSTITUTIONCONSTITUTION 1784 - 17891784 - 1789
  21. 21. 17841784 American ships beginAmerican ships begin trading with China attrading with China at the port of Canton.the port of Canton.
  22. 22. 17861786 Shay’s Rebellion begins in western Massachusetts.Shay’s Rebellion begins in western Massachusetts.
  23. 23. 17871787 TheThe ConstitutionalConstitutional Convention inConvention in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia drafts thedrafts the Constitution ofConstitution of the Unitedthe United States.States.
  24. 24. 17881788 ConstitutionConstitution goes intogoes into effect aftereffect after 11 states11 states ratified it.ratified it.
  25. 25. 17891789 GeorgeGeorge Washington isWashington is electedelected president ofpresident of the Unitedthe United States fromStates from 1789 – 1797.1789 – 1797.
  26. 26. FEDERALISTS ANDFEDERALISTS AND REPUBLICANSREPUBLICANS 1789 - 18121789 - 1812
  27. 27. 17941794 Jay’s Treaty is signed, which eventually leads toJay’s Treaty is signed, which eventually leads to the XYZ incident, depicted in the above cartoon.the XYZ incident, depicted in the above cartoon.
  28. 28. 17971797 John Adams, a Federalist, is electedJohn Adams, a Federalist, is elected President from 1797 – 1801.President from 1797 – 1801.
  29. 29. 18011801 Republican Thomas Jefferson is electedRepublican Thomas Jefferson is elected President from 1801 – 1809.President from 1801 – 1809.
  30. 30. 18031803 The Louisiana Purchase, bought by theThe Louisiana Purchase, bought by the United States from France, doubles theUnited States from France, doubles the size of the nation for about $15 million.size of the nation for about $15 million.
  31. 31. 18041804 Lewis and Clark begin to explore theLewis and Clark begin to explore the Louisiana Purchase.Louisiana Purchase.
  32. 32. 18091809 Republican party co – founder JamesRepublican party co – founder James Madison is elected president until 1817.Madison is elected president until 1817.
  33. 33. 18111811 The Battle of Tippecanoe breaks upThe Battle of Tippecanoe breaks up Tecumseh’s confederacy.Tecumseh’s confederacy. Tecumseh
  34. 34. 18121812 The United States declare war on Britain.The United States declare war on Britain.
  35. 35. 18141814 The Hartford Convention meets; ANDThe Hartford Convention meets; AND The Treaty of Ghent is signed.The Treaty of Ghent is signed.
  36. 36. Growth and DivisionGrowth and Division 1816 - 18321816 - 1832
  37. 37. 18161816 Congress establishes Second National Bank of theCongress establishes Second National Bank of the United States.United States.
  38. 38. 18171817 James MonroeJames Monroe becomes presidentbecomes president until 1825.until 1825.
  39. 39. 18191819 Spain cedes Florida toSpain cedes Florida to the United Statesthe United States
  40. 40. 18201820 Henry Clay guides the MississippiHenry Clay guides the Mississippi Compromise through Congress.Compromise through Congress.
  41. 41. 18231823 Monroe Doctrine declared.Monroe Doctrine declared.
  42. 42. 18251825 The Erie Canal opens.The Erie Canal opens.
  43. 43. 18281828 John Quincy Adams isJohn Quincy Adams is elected president untilelected president until 1829.1829.
  44. 44. 18281828 Jackson defeats Adam’s re-election bid.Jackson defeats Adam’s re-election bid.
  45. 45. 18291829 Andrew Jackson isAndrew Jackson is elected president untilelected president until 1837.1837.
  46. 46. 18281828 North – South rift develops over tarrifs.North – South rift develops over tarrifs.
  47. 47. 18311831 The Nat Turner slave rebellion takes place.The Nat Turner slave rebellion takes place.
  48. 48. 18301830 The Mormon religion officially organizes.The Mormon religion officially organizes.
  49. 49. 18321832 Democrats hold their first presidentialDemocrats hold their first presidential nominating convention.nominating convention.
  50. 50. 18331833 The American Anti –The American Anti – slavery Society isslavery Society is founded by Williamfounded by William Lloyd Garrison.Lloyd Garrison.
  51. 51. 18361836 Texas wins independence from Mexico.Texas wins independence from Mexico.
  52. 52. 18371837 Martin Van Buren becomes president until 1841.Martin Van Buren becomes president until 1841.
  53. 53. 18381838 Cherokee embark on the Trail of Tears.Cherokee embark on the Trail of Tears.
  54. 54. 18411841 William Henry Harrison is elected the 9William Henry Harrison is elected the 9thth president of the United States. He was thepresident of the United States. He was the first president to die in office.first president to die in office.
  55. 55. 18411841 John TylerJohn Tyler serves asserves as presidentpresident until 1845.until 1845.
  56. 56. 18451845 Congress votes to annex Republic of Texas.Congress votes to annex Republic of Texas. ANDAND James Polk serves as President until 1849.James Polk serves as President until 1849.
  57. 57. 18461846 Great Britain and theGreat Britain and the U.S. divide theU.S. divide the Oregon Territory atOregon Territory at the 49the 49thth parallel.parallel. ANDAND The U.S. begins warThe U.S. begins war with Mexico.with Mexico.
  58. 58. 18481848 Women’s rightsWomen’s rights convention is held inconvention is held in Seneca Falls, NewSeneca Falls, New York.York. Jane HuntMary Ann McClintock Lucretia Mott Martha Wright Elizabeth Cady Scranton
  59. 59. 18481848 TheThe Treaty ofTreaty of GuadalupeGuadalupe HidalgoHidalgo ends warends war withwith Mexico.Mexico.
  60. 60. All information covers Units 1 & 2 ofAll information covers Units 1 & 2 of Glencoe’s “The American Vision.” 2008.Glencoe’s “The American Vision.” 2008. All images were found through eitherAll images were found through either Google Images, or Photobucket.Google Images, or Photobucket.

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