Nebraska History Timeline
 

Nebraska History Timeline

Nebraska History Timeline
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The Seven Years War (French and Indian War)
Statehood: Nebraska was admitted to the Union on March 1, 1867
Constitution: 37th State to be admitted to the Union
State Motto: "Equality before the Law"
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The Native Indians of Nebraska were the were the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Comanche, Chippewa, Delaware, Fox, Omaha, Fox, Kansas, Kiowa, Missouri, Iowa Oto, Sauk and the Pawnee tribes

    1541 The Spanish explorer, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado (1510-1554) explores Kansas  
         
    1682 The French explorer RenĂ©-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (1643-1687) explores the area  
         
    1724 French explorer Etienne Veniard de Bourgmont (1698-1725) claims the region for France  
         
    1762 France lose Kansas to Spain  
         
    1756 1756 - 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.  
         
    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. George Washington led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence)  
         
    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  
         
    1800's Conflict erupts between settlers and Native Indians including the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Comanche, Chippewa, Delaware, Fox, Omaha, Fox, Kansas, Kiowa, Missouri, Iowa, Oto, Sauk and the Pawnee tribes throughout the 1800's. The Native Indians are gradually forced to cede their lands  
         
    1800 The Spanish return the land to France in 1800 by the Treaty of San Ildefonso  
         
    1803 The U.S. acquires Nebraska in the Louisiana Purchase  
         
    1804 Lewis and Clark reach the eastern edge of Nebraska Info - Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770- 1838)  
         
    1806 Zebulon M. Pike (1779-1813), a native of New Jersey, explores Southern Nebraska  
         
    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  
         
    1812 1812 - 1815 - The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence  
         
    1819 U.S. Army establish the first military post, Fort Atkinson, in Nebraska  
         
    1820 Major Stephen H. Long (1784-1864) leads the first scientific exploration to the rocky mountains  
         
    1830 The Indian Removal Act allowing the U.S. government to relocate Native Americans west of the Mississippi River  
         
    1830 Traders took the first wagons to the Rocky Mountains - the Oregon Trail  
         
    1848 Fort Kearny is established along the Oregon Trail  
         
    1854 Kansas was made a separate territory by the Kansas-Nebraska Act  
         
    1861 The Pony Express starts carrying mail from Missouri to California  
         
    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. 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.  
         
    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  
         
    1867 Statehood - The Date that Nebraska was admitted to the Union - March 1, 1867. Constitution - Nebraska was the 37th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - " Equality before the Law "  
         
    1898 1898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines.  
         
Nebraska History Timeline

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Origin of the State name - Named after a tribe of the Creek Indian nation.
 
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