1600-1865 A very Brief history of the world

1526 - Portugese complete first slave voyage.

1607 - Jamestown, Virginia was established as the first permanent English colony on the American mainland.

1618 - Start of the Thirty Years' War

1620 - Pilgrims, after three-month voyage in Mayflower, land at Plymouth Rock.

1642 - English Civil War.

1643 - Taj Mahal completed.

1665 - Great Plague in London kills 75,000

1666 - Great Fire of London.

1756 - Seven Years' War (French and Indian Wars in America) (to 1763),

1770 - The Boston Massacre.

1773 - The Boston Tea Party.

1775 - The American Revolution begins with battle of Lexington and Concord. Second Continental Congress

1776 - Declaration of Independence.

1783 - Revolutionary War ends with Treaty of Paris.

1787 - The Constitution of the United States signed.

1789 - French Revolution begins with the storming of the Bastille

1791 - U.S. Bill of Rights ratified.

1803 - U.S. negotiates Louisiana Purchase from France: for $15 million,

1807 - The Slave Trade Act 1807 or the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act 1807

1833 - Slavery abolished in British Empire.

1849 - California gold rush begins.

1861 - U.S. Civil War begins as attempts at compromise fail. Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas secede; with South Carolina, they form the Confederate States of America, with Jefferson Davis as president. Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina secede and join Confederacy.

1865 - The 13th amendment, which formally abolished slavery in the United States, passed the Senate on April 8, 1864, and the House on January 31, 1865.

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Nicholas Uhl


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