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THE TIME LINE

For The State of Mississippi


This Time Line is duplicated at each state site. By clicking on a number, it links to what was going on
in that state at that time. Thus it can give a picture of what was happening across our nation at a particular time in our history.
First select a state, then click on the number of the event.


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01 - 1000 Lief Ericsen and his Norsemen settled in Newfoundland
02 - 1492 Christopher Columbus landed on Watling Island in the Bahamas
03 - 1620 Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts
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06 - Colonial wars with the French and Indians
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13 - The Boston Tea Party
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15 - 1776 The Declaration of Independence
16 - 1789 The French Revolution
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18 - Delaware became the first state to ratify the Declaration
19 - 1793 Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin
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20 - 1803 The Louisiana Purchase
21 - 1807 Fulton's steamboat finally succeeded
22 - The War of 1812
23 - 1814 The Battle of New Orleans
24 - 1819 US purchased Florida from Spain
25 - 1834 1st Mechanical Reaper patented (US)
26 - 1846 Elias Howe patented his sewing machine
27 - 1846 The war with Mexico
28 - 1848 Seneca Falls-1st Women's Rights Convention
29 - Transplanting the Native American Indians began
30 - 1861 The War Between the States
31 - 1867 Seward's Folly - US bought Alaska from Russia
32 - 1869 1st Trans-Continental Railroad in US
33 - 1876 Telephone patented by Alexander Graham Bell
34 - 1898 The Spanish American War
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40 - 1914 World War I
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45 - 1939 World War II
46 - 1945 The atomic bomb
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50 - Current events

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MD MI MN MO MS MT NC ND NE NH
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