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Circa 1000 Scandinavians
What happened in 1492? Columbus discovered the New World of the Western Hemisphere
What happened in 1607? Jamestown, Virginia
1st settlement is US
What happened in 1620? Plymouth Colony by Pilgrims in Massachusetts
What else happened around 1620? the 13 colonies established
What happened in 1773? Boston Tea Party protest tax by British King George
What happened in 1776? Declaration of Independence from Britain
SET OFF WAR
What happened in 1783? Treaty of Paris ended war with Britain
Recognized US Independent
What happened in 1787? US Constitution was written
What happened in 1789? George Washington is the first president