American History 1

By: Ethan Johnson

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Important People

  • George Washington - Founding father and the first president of the United States, Had a big roll in American Revolution.
  • Thomas Jefferson - Wrote the declaration of independence and the third president of the United States
  • Abraham Lincoln - The 16th president of the United States and was the one to help ban slavery
  • Nat Turner - an Abolitionist
  • William Penn - Colonist and Founded Pennsylvania
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Five places

  • Virginia colony - One of the original thirteen colonies
  • Gettysburg - The bloodiest battle in american history
  • Boston - One of the original 13 colonies and was the place of the Boston tea party
  • South Carolina - The first state to succeed from the union
  • Yorktown - the final battle in the Revolution
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5 Inventions

  • Cotton gin - made the production of cotton quicker
  • Telegraph - Made the transportation of messages quicker
  • Railroad - made transportation much quicker and easier
  • Barbed wire - more protection for cattle from thieves
  • Mini ball - A cannon ball that was small
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5 conflicts

  • North vs South - A huge conflict about slavery and weather it should be abolished or not
  • Fights with NA - They took there land and sent them to reservations
  • French and Indian War - The British fought to keep North America
  • Whisky Rebellion - Colonists rebelled on the tax of whisky
  • Tea Act - The colonists pored tea in water because they did not like the tax on it.
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