Arkansas History Timeline

Arkansas History Timeline

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First explored by Hernando de Soto
Land claimed by France
Statehood - The Date that Arkansas was admitted to the Union - June 15, 1836
State Motto - "The people rule"

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    1541 Arkansas was first explored by the Spanish. Hernando de Soto was the first European to explore Arkansas  
         
    1673 The French explorers, Louis Jolliet and Father Jacques Marquette, explore Arkansas but terminate their expedition due to hostile Indians  
         
    1682 Mar 13: Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, claims the land in the name of King Louis XIV of France  
         
    1686 Henri de Tonti founded the first settlement and trading post at Arkansas Post  
         
    1762 France cedes the Louisiana Territory, which included Arkansas, to Spain, but the French continue to man Arkansas Post.  
         
    1775 1775 - 1783: The American Revolution creates the United States of America. The Revolution was due to the British burden of taxes and total power to legislate any laws governing the American colonies  
         
    1776 July 4, 1776: United States Declaration of Independence  
         
    1778 July 10, 1778: France declares war against Britain and makes an alliance with the American revolutionary forces  
         
    1783 September 3, 1783: The Treaty of Paris is signed by the victorious United States and the defeated Great Britain  
         
    1803 The Louisiana Purchase - In 1803, the United States bought the Louisiana Territory from France. The U.S. Secretary of State, James Madison paid 15 million dollars for the land  
         
    1805 1805 - 1806: The Choctaw and northern Indian (Chickasaw and Cherokee) cessions open up land to white settlement  
         
    1812 1812 - 1815: The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence  
         
    1832 1832 - 1839 - Removal of the Seminole, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Creek Indians, known as the "Five Civilized Tribes", to Indian Territory  
         
    1836 1836 - 1837: The Second Creek War (Seminole War)  
         
    1836 Statehood - The Date that Arkansas was admitted to the Union - June 15, 1836. Constitution - Arkansas was the 25th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - Regnat populus - motto translated as " The people rule "  
         
    1839 The last of the Seminole, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Creek Indians, known as the "Five Civilized Tribes" are removed to Indian Territory  
         
    1861 1861 - 1865:  The American Civil War. In 1859 John Brown raided Harpers Ferry and set in motion events that led directly to the outbreak of the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln, a known opponent of slavery, was elected president and in 1861 the South Secedes. The initial Secession of South Carolina was followed by the secession of Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina.These eleven states eventually formed the Confederate States of America. ( May 6 - Arkansas joins the Confederacy )  
         
    1865 The surrender of Robert E. Lee on April 9 1865 signalled the end of the Confederacy  
         
    1865 1865 December 6 - The Abolishment of Slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S Constitution is ratified, thus officially abolishing slavery  
         
    1898 1898-1901: The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines  
         
Arkansas History Timeline

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