Ten events shaping us history

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Ten events shaping us history

  1. 1. Ten Events That Shaped US History to 1877 Native Americans Coming and Going(Forced) Columbus and Exploration Jamestown and Colonization Revolutionary War US Constitution Westward expansion Louisiana Purchase(Lewis & Clark) Mexican-American War Civil War Reconstruction
  2. 2. Focus on the following when studying: 1. Period of time 2. Basic definition 3. How did it impact the US both positively and negatively
  3. 3. Reconstruction 1865-1877 Reconstruction left very deep divisions between the northern states and southern states Once the northern governments and military left the south, traditional rich, white racist males took back over Jim Crow laws and segregation was established African-Americans would not see the rights they should have had in 1865 until 1964
  4. 4. Student Topics Not On My List Industrial Revolution-early 1800’s War of 1812 Women’s Suffrage Movement The Great Awakening Transcontinental Railroad

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