Maine History Timeline

Maine History Timeline
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The Native Indians were the Abnaki, Malecite, Passamaquoddy and Pennacook
Giovanni da Verranzano was the first explorer
Statehood: March 15, 1820
Constitution: The 23rd State to be admitted to the Union
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  1524Giovanni da Verranzano became the first confirmed European to explore the coast of Maine 
     
  1604Pierre du Guast Sieur de Monts establishes the first recorded European colony   
     
  1607The British establish the Fort Popham Colony, named after Judge Popham who tried Guy Fawkes and financed English expeditions to Massachusetts 
     
  16521652 - 1658 Maine is annexed by Massachusetts 
     
  17561756 - 1763: The Seven Years War (French and Indian War) due to disputes over land is won by Great Britain. France gives England all French territory east of the Mississippi River, except New Orleans. The Spanish give up east and west Florida to the English in return for Cuba. 
     
  17751775 - 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. George Washington led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence). Timeline of Wars 
     
  1776July 4, 1776 - United States Declaration of Independence  
     
  1778July 10, 1778 - France declares war against Britain and makes an alliance with the American revolutionary forces 
     
  1783September 3, 1783 - The Treaty of Paris is signed by the victorious United States and the defeated Great Britain 
     
  1803The 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 
     
  18121812 - 1815: The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence 
     
  1820Statehood - The Date that Maine was admitted to the Union - March 15, 1820. Constitution - Maine was the 23rd State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - " Dirigo " the State Motto is translated as " I lead " 
     
  1859John Brown raided Harpers Ferry and set in motion events that led directly to the outbreak of the Civil War. 
     
  18611861 - 1865: The American Civil War. 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. The bombardment of Fort Sumter was the opening engagement of the American Civil War. 
     
  1865The surrender of Robert E. Lee on April 9 1865 signalled the end of the Confederacy 
     
  18651865 December 6 - The Abolishment of Slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, thus officially abolishing slavery. 
     
  1865The surrender of Robert E. Lee on April 9 1865 signalled the end of the Confederacy 
     
  18981898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines. 
     
Maine History Timeline

Maine Timeline
Origin of the State name - The simple explanation is that it was named because the state region is a mainland. An alternative is that historical region and former province of northwest France south of Normandy was also called Maine and this is where the name is derived. History Timelines of the United States of America provide fast facts and information about famous events in history, such as those detailed in the Maine History Timeline, precipitated a significant change in American State history. This historical timeline is suitable for students of all ages, children and kids. This major historical event of America is arranged in the Maine History Timeline by chronological, or date order, providing an actual sequence of this past event which was of significance to American State history. Many historical State events, such as detailed in the Maine History Timeline, occurred during times of crisis, evolution or change in the USA. Many of the famous American events as detailed in the Maine History Timeline of this State and describe famous, critical and major incidents in the history of the United States of America. The specific period in state history detailed in the Maine History Timeline led to great changes in the development of America. The Maine timeline provides fast information via the State timeline which highlights the key dates and major historical significance in a fast information format. Specific information can be seen at a glance with concise and accurate details of historical State events. The chronologies of famous people, places and events, including the Explorers, Pioneers, Native Indians, Settlers and Leaders in this famous American State are detailed in the Maine History Timeline.

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