1620 was when Pilgrims came to the America. They were the second English settlers to come from England. The pilgrims are separatists from the church of England. The Pilgrims first went to Holland. Holland already had their own food, traditions, and religion. Then they got on a crowded boat and set sail on the Mayflower. Then they came to America. At Plymouth, Massachusetts.
In 1775 the war had begun and Lexington and Concord were the first battles. The British lined up in rows and lines but the Americans spread out and run up and attacked and it threw the British off. The redcoats started running away and U.S shot threw the woods and at houses. That was the start of the war and win for the Americans and the first win of the whole war.
1789 begun, the presidency with Washington. Washington was our first president but, here are other people that worked in the government while he was president. Vice President was John Adams, Thomas Jefferson was the secretary of state, Alexander Hamilton was the treasury of state, The secretary of defense was Henry Knox, Edmund Randolph was the Attorney General, Lastly, John Jay was the first chief justice. In the government Hamilton and Jefferson had 2 different ideas. Hamilton wanted to be friends with England and Jefferson wanted to be friends with France. People choose what side they wanted. It was up to the President but he did not choose either and that was for the better. That was our first government.
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