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Important Dates

Important dates in Texas and American History

1492 Christopher Columbus first voyage to the Americas
1519 Alverez de Pineda maps the Texas coast line
1607 Jamestown colony founded
1620 Pilgrims landed in Plymouth
1776 The Declaration of Independence was signed
1787 The Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia, PA
1803 Thomas Jefferson Purchased the Louisiana Territory
1849 The California Gold Rush
1861 The Civil War begin
1865 Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, in Virginia
100 Senators in the U.S Congress
435 Representatives in the U.S Congress
9 Supreme Court Justices
Rick Perry Governor
Barrack Obama The President of the united States
Joe Biden Vice President of the United States
George Washington 1st President of the United States
John Adams 2nd President of the United States
Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States
Andrew Jackson 7th President of the United States
James K. Polk 11th President of the United States
Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States
Ulysses S. Grant 18th President of the United States
To withdraw secede
The Union Carpetbaggers, Yankees
The Confederacy Rebel, Scalawag
Forced enrollment into the military conscription
1st state to leave the Union South Carolina
Last land battle of the Civil War Palamito Ranch
1821 Mexico independence from Spain
1836 Texas independence from Mexico
1845 Texas Annexed into the U.S
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