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8th US History

8th US History STAAR #3

1775-1783 American Revolution
1812-1815 War of 1812 2nd war for Independence
1754-1763 French & Indian War- Trade in the Ohio River Valley
1846-1848 Mexican War
1861-1865 Civil War
Treaty of Paris 1763 Ended the French & Indian War
Treaty of Paris 1783 Ended the American Revolution
Lexington & Concord 1st Battle of the American Revolution Shot heard around the world 4-19-1775
Saratoga Turning point of the American Revolution France sent help October 1777
Valley Forge Winter 1777 Army trained by Von Steuben to be professional
guerrilla warfare How Americans fought against the British
Yorktown Last battle of the American Revolution Britain agreed to end the fighting October 1781
George Washington Leader of the Continental Army
John Paul Jones Naval Hero I have not yet began to fight!
Marquis de Lafyette Frenchman who helped the Americans during the revolution
Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago Ended the Mexican War
Abraham Lincoln President of the US during the Civil War
Jefferson Davis President of the Confederacy during the Civil War
Robert E. Lee General of Confederate Army
Ulysses S. Grant General of the US Army
Appomattox Courthouse Lee surrenders to Grant April 9, 1865
Ft. Sumter 1st Battle of the Civil War April 12, 1861
Antietam / Sharpsburg September 1862 Bloodiest one day battle of the Civil War Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation
Gettysburg July 1-3, 1863 Turning Point of the Civil War
Vicksburg May - July 1963 Confederacy is divided
March to the Sea General Sherman's destruction of Georgia in 1864 Helped Lincoln win reelection as President
Dolly Madison Saves many documents from being destroyed by the British as they burn down Washington, D.C.
Battle of New Orleans Jan 1815 Occurred after the peace treaty ending the War of 1812
Francis Scott Key Star Spangled Banner Ft. McHenry 1814
Andrew Jackson Hero of New Orleans Old Hickory
Created by: CoachMcGough