Colorado History Timeline Ashley 5/05/09 Sanchez
1803 <ul><li>Louisiana Purchase </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Jefferson </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. buys land which is now Colorado ...
1806 <ul><li>Zebulon  Pike discovers Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs. </li></ul>
1811 <ul><li>Ezra Williams comes to Colorado with other men to trap beaver. </li></ul><ul><li>Half of the group disappeare...
1820 <ul><li>Stephen Long discovers South Platte River. Longs Peak named for him. </li></ul>
1825 <ul><li>Fur trading and trapping era begins. </li></ul>
1832 <ul><li>Bents Fort is built. </li></ul><ul><li>It was an important trading post. </li></ul>
1850 <ul><li>The boundaries of Colorado are created. </li></ul>
1854 <ul><li>Ute Indians kill 15 people in Fort Pueblo on Christmas Day. </li></ul>
1859 <ul><li>Gold is found in Idaho Springs. </li></ul><ul><li>First newspaper begins. It is called Rocky Mt. News. </li><...
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Ashley Swansea Colorado

  1. 1. Colorado History Timeline Ashley 5/05/09 Sanchez
  2. 2. 1803 <ul><li>Louisiana Purchase </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Jefferson </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. buys land which is now Colorado </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1806 <ul><li>Zebulon Pike discovers Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1811 <ul><li>Ezra Williams comes to Colorado with other men to trap beaver. </li></ul><ul><li>Half of the group disappeared crossing Continental Divide. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1820 <ul><li>Stephen Long discovers South Platte River. Longs Peak named for him. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1825 <ul><li>Fur trading and trapping era begins. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1832 <ul><li>Bents Fort is built. </li></ul><ul><li>It was an important trading post. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1850 <ul><li>The boundaries of Colorado are created. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1854 <ul><li>Ute Indians kill 15 people in Fort Pueblo on Christmas Day. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1859 <ul><li>Gold is found in Idaho Springs. </li></ul><ul><li>First newspaper begins. It is called Rocky Mt. News. </li></ul><ul><li>First stagecoach with mail comes to Denver. </li></ul>

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