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(1496) John ________ lands in Newfoundland
(1542) Hernando de Soto discovers the ________ river.
(1590) The ________ Colony is found deserted.
(1619) Slavery is formerly introduced to the Colony of ________.
(1630) The ________ Fleet arrives in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
(1634) Theologian _________ Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
(1643) The military alliance known as the New England _________ is created.
(1677) The Province of _________ is absorbed by the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
(1692) The Salem witch trials take place in the Province of _________.
(1699) This city in Mississippi, _________ is founded by Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville.
(1732) The First _________ Awakening takes place.
(1749) The Province of Georgia overturns its ban on _________.
(1752) Benjamin Franklin's _________ experiment takes place.
(1764, April 5) The _________ Act, introduced to raise revenues, is passed by the British Parliament.
(1764, September 1) The British Parliament also passes the _________ act, prohibiting colonies from issuing paper money.
(1766) The _________ Pole was erected in New York City in celebration of the repeal of the Stamp Act.
(1771) The Battle of _________ takes place in North Carolina, officially ending the Regulator Movement.
(1772) _________ Adams organizes the Committees of Correspondence.
(1774) Britain passes the Quebec Act, known to be one of the _________ acts.
(1774, December 22) The _________ Tea Party takes place.
(1775) Fort Ticonderoga is captured by Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the _________ Boys.
(1776) Thomas _________ publishes Common Sense.
(1776) Battle of Long _________ takes place.
(1775) The Battles of Lexington and _________ take place.
(1776) _________ Hale is captured and executed for espionage.
(1776, December 26) Battle of T_______N takes place.
(1777, May 28) The _________ Army makes camp at the Middlebrook encampment.
(1778, May 20) The Battle of _________ Hill takes place.
(1777) The British retake Fort _________.
(1781) The Bank of _________ America is chartered.
(1782) The _________ government informally, but officially recognizes American independence.
(1786) The _________ Convention fails.
(1789) The United States _________ is put into effect.
(1789) The _________-Gardoqui Treaty is signed.
(1793) A _________ fever outbreak occurred in Philadelphia.
(1794) The tax protest, known as _________ rebellion takes place.
(1800) The Library of _________ was founded.
(1800) Jefferson and _________ Burr ties in votes in the Electoral College.
(1803) The Supreme Court issues a decision in _________ v. Madison which overturns the Judiciary Act of 1789.
(1807) The _________ Act of 1807 is enacted against the United Kingdom and France.
(1807) Robert Fulton invents the _________boat.
(1814) British troops burn _________ but were forced back at Baltimore.
(1817) _________ becomes the 20th state.
(1823) The Monroe _________ was proclaimed.
(1825) John _________ Adams is elected President.
(1830) The Indian _________ Act was passed.
(1831) The P_________ affair takes place.
(1832) The Department of Indian _________ is established.
(1833) The _________ Bill, expanding Presidential powers, is passed.
(1835) _________ De Tocqueville's Democracy in America is published.
(1837) _________ Van Buren is inaugurated.
(1841) _________ Tyler becomes President.
(1848) The _________ –American War begins.
(1850) The _________–Bulwer Treaty was signed.
(1854) The _________-Nebraska Act is passed, nullifying the Missouri Compromise.
(1854) William _________ leads an expedition.
(1854) The convention of _________ is signed.
(1854) The _________ Manifesto is issued.
(1857) A decision in Dred Scott v. _________ declares that blacks were not citizens of the United States and could not sue.
(1858) The first _________ cable is laid.
(1859) John Brown leads a raid on Harper's _________.
(1859) The _________ Lode was discovered.
(1864) The Wade–_________ Bill is passed.
(1864) The _________ Creek Massacre takes place.
(1865) The Freedman's _________ was established.
(1881) Gunfight occurs at the _________ Corral:.
(1881) The _________ Institute was founded
(1881) A Century of _________ was written by Helen Hunt Jackson.
(1882) Jesse James is shot and killed by Robert _________ and Charlie _________.
(1883) Buffalo Bill _________ debutes his Wild West Show.
(1883) The _________ Bridge opens.
(1890) The _________ Antitrust Act was passed.
(1890) _________ National Park is created.
(1890) The National American Woman Suffrage _________ is founded.
(1892) The _________ Club is founded
(1894) _________ Army marches on Washington, D.C.
(1895) _________ Lee Shelton shoots Billy Lyons.
(1897) The _________ subway is completed.
(1898) The American Anti-_________ League is organized.
(1901) The _________–Pauncefote Treaty was signed.
(1902) The _________ Doctrine is announced.
(1903) The _________ Motor Company is formed.
(1903) The Wright brothers make their first powered flight in the Wright _________.
(1904) The _________ Canal Zone is acquired by the United States from France for $40 million.
(1906) Women's suffrage and civil rights activist Susan B. _________ dies.
(1906) The Hepburn _________ is signed into law.
(1907) he Gentlemen's _________ of 1907 was signed.
(1909) The NAACP is founded by _________ Du Bois.
(1911) The first Indianapolis 500 was held; is won by _________ Harroun.
(1912) The RMS Titanic crashes into an iceberg in the northern _________ Ocean
(1914) The Federal _________ Commission is established.
(1917) The Zimmermann _________ is published, helping shift public opinion in favor of U.S. involvement in World War I.
(1919) The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of _________ .
(1920) _________, is bombed, killing 38 people.
(1921) The _________ Race Riot occurs; resulting in the deaths of up to 300 African-Americans and leaving more than 8,000 homeless.
(1926) The broadcast network _________ is founded.
(1928) Disney's animated feature _________ Willie, featuring Mickey Mouse, opens.
(1928) The St. _________ Day Massacre occurs.
(1937) The _________ Act of 1937 is signed into law.
(1941) American Nuclear chemist Glenn T. Seaborg, with fellow U.C. Berkeley researchers, discover the chemical element _________.
(1942) The Japanese-American _________ occurs.
(1943) The _________ Race Riot occurs; resulting in the deaths of 34 Whites and African-Americans and leaving 670 injured.
(1943) The Cairo _________ is held.
(1944) The _________ Bill was signed into law.
(1944) _________ final offensive, the Battle of the Bulge, occurs.
(1945) The _________ trail's occur.
(1947) The _________ UFO incident occurrs near _________, New Mexico.
(1949) Allied-occupied _________ is divided into East and West _________.
(1949) The North _________ _________ Organization is founded.
(1950) _________ assassination attempt; two Puerto Rican nationals accosted.
(1954) _________ -American Mutual Defense Treaty signed.
(1954) The first successful _________ transplant on a human is performed in Boston.
(1955) The _________ Pact is signed, establishing a mutual defense arrangement subscribed to by eight Communist states in Eastern Europe, including the Soviet Union.
(1955) Actor James Dean is killed in a highway collision in Salinas, _________.
(1957) The _________ Doctrine, wherein a country could request American economic assistance or military aid if threatened by outside armed aggression, is proclaimed.
(1957) The Soviet Union launches _________, in the space race.
(1961) President Eisenhower warns 'military–_________ complex'.
(1961) The United States embargo against _________ comes into force.
(1961) _________ Shepard pilots the Freedom 7 capsule to become the first American in space.
(1962) John _________ orbits the Earth.
(1963) The _________ Test Ban Treaty is signed.
(1963) The Clean _________ Act is signed into law.
(1963) The _________ Commission is established by President Johnson to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy.
(1964) President Johnson proposed the Great _________.
(1965) United States Department of Housing and _________ Development.
(1965) The Immigration Act of 1965 is signed into law, abolishing the National _________ Formula.
(1968) The _________ Control Act of 1968 is signed into law.
(1969) The Woodstock Festival takes place in White _________, New York,
(1971) Charles Manson is sentenced to death for his involvement in the _________-LaBianca murders.
(1971) President Nixon declares a 'War on _________', stating that drug use in the U.S. is 'public enemy number one.'
(1972) _________ becomes the final mission of the Apollo program and last human spaceflight to the moon.
(1973) The Paris Peace _________ is signed, ending the United States' direct involvement in the Vietnam War.
(1974) An outbreak of 148 tornadoes hit thirteen states, killing 330 people in a series of tornadoes known as the _________ outbreak.
(1981) Eight U.S. military personnel are killed after the failed attempt to rescue the fifty-two American hostages held at the U.S. embassy in _________.
(1981) The Kemp-_________ Tax Cut is signed into law.
(1985) A concert aiding in the global awareness of famine in _________ is held.
(1986) The _________ Owners Protection Act is signed into law.
(1987) The _________ -Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed in Washington, D.C.
(1989) The _________ Prieta earthquake, striking the San Francisco Bay Area and interrupting the 1989 World Series, kills sixty-three people.
(1990) The 1990 Chemical _________ Accord is signed between the United States and the Soviet Union.
(1993) _________ II is signed between the United States and the Russian Federation.
(1993) The _________ Handgun Violence Prevention Act is signed into law.
(1996) TWA Flight _________ explodes off of Long Island.
(1997) President _________ allows student funding for any research on human cloning.
(1999) Along with the rest of the world, the United States prepared for the possible effects of the _________ in computers, which was feared destined to cause computers to become i
(2004) Former President Ronald Reagan dies from complications engendered from _________'s disease.
(2007) Democrat _________ Pelosi becomes the first woman to become Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
(2008) _________ prices in the United States increase.
(2009) Sonia _________ is sworn in as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
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