Table of Contents: Historical Events

French and Indian Wars, 1689-1763 Retrieve 11 Documents
Salem Witch Trials, 1692 Retrieve 2 Documents
Yamasee War, 1715-1716 Retrieve 1 Documents
Negro Plot of 1741 Retrieve 1 Documents
English Capture Quebec, September 13, 1759 Retrieve 1 Documents
Stamp Act, 1765-1766 Retrieve 1 Documents
Boston Tea Party, MA, December 16, 1773 Retrieve 2 Documents
First Continental Congress meets, September 1774 Retrieve 5 Documents
American Revolution, 1775-1783 Retrieve 221 Documents
Battle of Lexington and Concord, MA, April 19, 1775 Retrieve 2 Documents
Siege of Boston, 1775-1776 Retrieve 13 Documents
Battle of Bunker Hill, MA, June 17, 1775 Retrieve 3 Documents
Battle Of Long Island, 1776 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Brandywine Creek, PA, September 11, 1777 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Freeman's Farm, NY, September 19, 1777 Retrieve 1 Documents
Paoli Massacre, PA, September 21, 1777 Retrieve 1 Documents
British invade Philadelphia, PA, September 26, 1777 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Germantown, PA, October 4, 1777 Retrieve 2 Documents
Battle of Bemis Heights, NY, October 7, 1777 Retrieve 1 Documents
Surrender at Saratoga, NY, October 17, 1777 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Fort Mercer, NJ, October 22, 1777 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Monmouth Courthouse, NJ, June 28, 1778 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Newport, RI, August 5, 1778 Retrieve 3 Documents
Prevost's Raid on Charleston, SC, May 11, 1779 Retrieve 3 Documents
Battle of Stono Ferry, SC, June 20, 1779 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Savannah, GA, October 9, 1779 Retrieve 2 Documents
Great Britain ends hostilities, February 4, 1783 Retrieve 1 Documents
French Revolution, 1789-1799 Retrieve 8 Documents
Haitian Independence Movement, 1791-1804 Retrieve 3 Documents
Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815 Retrieve 4 Documents
Whiskey Rebellion, 1794 Retrieve 4 Documents
XYZ Affair, 1798 Retrieve 1 Documents
Napoleon Bonaparte seizes power in coup d'etat, November 9-10, 1799 Retrieve 1 Documents
George Washington dies, December 14, 1799 Retrieve 3 Documents
Treaty of Amiens, March 27, 1802 Retrieve 1 Documents
Louisiana Purchase, 1803 Retrieve 1 Documents
War of 1812 Retrieve 26 Documents
Seminole Wars, FL, 1817-1858 Retrieve 1 Documents
July Revolution, France, 1830 Retrieve 1 Documents
Nat Turner's Insurrection, 1831 Retrieve 1 Documents
Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 Retrieve 27 Documents
Oregon Treaty, June 15, 1846 Retrieve 2 Documents
Whitman Mission Massacre, WA, November 29, 1847 Retrieve 1 Documents
California Gold Rush, 1849 Retrieve 3 Documents
Fugitive Slave Act, U.S., September 18, 1850 Retrieve 2 Documents
Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1859 Retrieve 18 Documents
Kansas-Nebraska Act enacted, U.S., May 30, 1854 Retrieve 1 Documents
Senator Charles Sumner beaten on Senate floor, May 22, 1856 Retrieve 4 Documents
Italian Reunification, 1859-1870 Retrieve 6 Documents
Harpers Ferry Raid, VA, October 16, 1859 Retrieve 6 Documents
John Brown's execution, Charleston, WV, 1859 Retrieve 2 Documents
Abraham Lincoln elected President of U.S., November 6, 1860 Retrieve 7 Documents
South Carolina secedes, December 20,1860 Retrieve 5 Documents
Abraham Lincoln inaugurated President of the U.S., March 4, 1861 Retrieve 8 Documents
Battle of Fort Sumter, SC, April 12, 1861 Retrieve 11 Documents
U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865 Retrieve 1300 Documents
First Battle of Bull Run, VA, July 21, 1861 Retrieve 20 Documents
Peninsular Campaign, March-July, 1862 Retrieve 20 Documents
Battle of Pea Ridge, AR, March 6-8, 1862 Retrieve 3 Documents
Battle at Hampton Roads, VA, March 8-9, 1862 Retrieve 3 Documents
Battle of Shiloh, TN, April 6, 1862 Retrieve 6 Documents
Fall of New Orleans, LA, April 28, 1862 Retrieve 15 Documents
Battle of Seven Pines, VA, May 31-June 1, 1862 Retrieve 9 Documents
Battle of Beaver Dam Creek, June 26, 1862 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Gaines' Mill, VA, June 27, 1862 Retrieve 4 Documents
Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862 Retrieve 1 Documents
Second Battle of Bull Run , VA, August 29, 1862 Retrieve 8 Documents
Battle of Antietam, MD, September 17, 1862 Retrieve 5 Documents
Emancipation Proclamation, U.S., September 22, 1862 Retrieve 19 Documents
Battle of Perryville, KY, October 8, 1862 Retrieve 1 Documents
Battle of Fredericksburg, VA, December 13, 1862 Retrieve 9 Documents
Battle of Stones River, TN, December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863 Retrieve 3 Documents
Battle of Chancellorsville, VA, April 30-May 6, 1863 Retrieve 7 Documents
Siege of Vicksburg, MS, May 5-July 4, 1863 Retrieve 10 Documents
Battle of Gettysburg, PA, July 1-3, 1863 Retrieve 14 Documents
Draft Riots, New York, NY, July 13-16, 1863 Retrieve 15 Documents
Battle of Fort Wagner-Morris Island, SC, July 18-September 7, 1863 Retrieve 7 Documents
Battle of Chickamauga, GA, September 18-20, 1863 Retrieve 5 Documents
Battle of Chattanooga, TN, November 23-25, 1863 Retrieve 2 Documents
Battle of Fort Donelson, TN, February 1862 Retrieve 9 Documents
Battle of Fort Pillow, April 12, 1864 Retrieve 1 Documents
Atlanta Campaign, May-Semptember 1864 Retrieve 9 Documents
Battle of the Wilderness, VA, May 5-7, 1864 Retrieve 4 Documents
Battle of Spotsylvania, VA, May 8-21, 1864 Retrieve 10 Documents
Battle of Cold Harbor, VA, May 31-June 12, 1864 Retrieve 5 Documents
Second Battle of Petersburg, VA, June 15-18, 1864 Retrieve 9 Documents
Siege of Petersburg, VA, June 18, 1864-April 2, 1865 Retrieve 17 Documents
Siege of Atlanta, GA, July 22, 1864-September 2, 1864 Retrieve 8 Documents
Battle of the Crater, VA, July 30, 1864 Retrieve 2 Documents
Fall of Atlanta, GA, September 1-2, 1864 Retrieve 7 Documents
Sherman's March to the Sea, November 16-December 10, 1864 Retrieve 5 Documents
Sherman occupies Savannah, GA, Dec 21, 1864 Retrieve 6 Documents
Fall of Richmond and Petersburg, VA, April 2-3, 1865 Retrieve 9 Documents
Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House, VA, April 9, 1865 Retrieve 24 Documents
Abraham Lincoln Assassinated, Washington, DC, April 14, 1865 Retrieve 37 Documents
Johnston surrenders to Sherman, April 26, 1865 Retrieve 1 Documents
Jefferson Davis arrested, May 10, 1865 Retrieve 4 Documents
Reconstruction, 1865-1877 Retrieve 150 Documents
Austro-Prussian War, 1866 Retrieve 4 Documents
Fenian Uprising, 1866-1870 Retrieve 1 Documents
Unification of Canada, 1867 Retrieve 1 Documents
Ten Years' War, Cuba, 1868-1878 Retrieve 1 Documents
Andrew Johnson Impeachment, February 21 - May 16, 1868 Retrieve 1 Documents
Fifteenth Amendment ratified, U.S., March 30, 1870 Retrieve 2 Documents
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 Retrieve 48 Documents
Paris Commune, March-May, 1871 Retrieve 12 Documents
Treaty of Washington, 1871 Retrieve 2 Documents
Chicago Fire, October 8-10, 1871 Retrieve 5 Documents
James Garfield Shot, July 2, 1881 Retrieve 10 Documents
Charleston, SC Earthquake, August 31, 1886 Retrieve 2 Documents
Greco-Turkish War, 1897 Retrieve 2 Documents
Spanish-American War, 1898 Retrieve 28 Documents
Boer War, 1899-1902 Retrieve 1 Documents
Boxer Rebellion, China, 1900 Retrieve 19 Documents
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 Retrieve 1 Documents
Cook's Arctic Expedition, 1908 Retrieve 1 Documents
Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920 Retrieve 20 Documents
Chinese Revolution, 1911-1912 Retrieve 4 Documents
Titanic sinks, April 15, 1912 Retrieve 3 Documents
World War I, 1914-1918 Retrieve 296 Documents
Sinking of the Lusitania, May 7, 1915 Retrieve 1 Documents
Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1920 Retrieve 4 Documents
Prohibition, 1919-1933 Retrieve 1 Documents
Treaty of Versailles, June 28, 1919 Retrieve 1 Documents
Great Depression, 1929-1941 Retrieve 9 Documents
Stock Market Crash, October 29, 1929 Retrieve 1 Documents
Mukden Incident, 1931 Retrieve 1 Documents
Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 Retrieve 2 Documents
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 Retrieve 13 Documents
World War II, 1939-1945 Retrieve 291 Documents
German invasion of Netherlands, May 10-15, 1940 Retrieve 2 Documents
Bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 Retrieve 7 Documents
Franklin D. Roosevelt dies, April 12, 1945 Retrieve 2 Documents
Cold War, 1945-1989 Retrieve 3 Documents
Korean Conflict, 1950-1953 Retrieve 1 Documents
Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975 Retrieve 1 Documents

 


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