Ohio History Timeline

Ohio History Timeline
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William Henry Harrison in the Battle of Tippecanoe against the Shawnee Chief Tecumseh
Statehood: Ohio was admitted to the Union on March 1, 1803
Constitution: 17th State to be admitted to the Union
State Motto: "With God, all things are possible"
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The Native Indians of Ohio included the Illinois tribe (Illini), Iroquois, Chippewa, Delaware, Erie, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Kaskaskia, Miami, Wyandot and Shawnee tribes

    1669 French explorer René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (1643-1687) explores and claims the Ohio region for France  
         
    1750 The Ohio Company of Virginia claims the Ohio region for England  
         
    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  
         
    1763 French surrender its claim on Ohio to Britain  
         
    1764 Indian War / Pontiac's Conspiracy aka Pontiac's Rebellion. The British treated the former Indian allies of the French like conquered peoples, which prompted the Ottawa Chief Pontiac (1720-1769) to lead a rebellion of a number of tribes against the British  
         
    1774 Indian War / Lord Dunmore's War - Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, sends in soldiers to defeat the Native Shawnee Indians who had attacked the settlers  
         
    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  
         
    1787 Ohio becomes part of the Northwest Territory  
         
    1795 Treaty of Greenville ends the Indian Wars in Ohio  
         
    1788 April 7 - Marietta was founded in 1788 by General Rufus Putnam and named in honor of Queen Marie Antoinette of France  
         
    1799 Ohio became a separate territory  
         
    1803 Statehood - The Date that Ohio was admitted to the Union - March 1, 1803. Constitution - Ohio was the 17th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - "With God, all things are possible"  
         
    1811 William Henry Harrison led forces at the Battle of Tippecanoe against the Shawnee lead by Chief Tecumseh, a victory that reduced the Native American threat in the Old Northwest  
         
    1812 1812 - 1815: The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence  
         
    1835 Boundary disputes between Michigan and Ohio cause the Toledo War  
         
    1842 The Wyandots, Ohio's last Indian tribe, leave Ohio  
         
    1859 John Brown raided Harpers Ferry and set in motion events that led directly to the outbreak of the Civil War.  
         
    1861 1861 - 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.  
         
    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  
         
    1865 The surrender of Robert E. Lee on April 9 1865 signalled the end of the Confederacy  
         
    1898 1898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines.  
         
Ohio History Timeline

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Origin of the name - From the Iroquois Indian word for "beautiful river."
 
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