Oklahoma History Timeline
 

Oklahoma History Timeline

Oklahoma History Timeline
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Oklahoma was claimed by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase
Statehood: Oklahoma was admitted to the Union on November 16, 1907
Constitution: 46th State to be admitted to the Union
State Motto: "Labor Conquers all things"
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    1540 Spanish explorer, Spanish Hernando de Soto (1500-1542) explores the area in search of gold  
         
    1541 The Spanish explorer, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado (1510-1554) explores Oklahoma  
         
    1700's Many different tribes from the great Indian Nations were forced to move from their homelands and were granted land in Oklahoma  
         
    1719 French Explorer, Soldier and Trader Jean Baptiste Bernard de La Harpe (1683 - 1765) explores Oklahoma  
         
    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 possessions west of the Mississippi River, then known as the Province of Louisiana, were transferred to Spain  
         
    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  
         
    1803 Oklahoma was claimed by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase  
         
    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  
         
    1804 Lewis and Clark expeditions to Oklahoma - Info - Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770- 1838)  
         
    1804 Lieutenant Zebulon M. Pike (1779-1813), a native of New Jersey, explores Oklahoma  
         
    1812 1812 - 1815 - The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence  
         
    1817 Fort Smith, a military post, was established at the mouth of the Poteau River, on the eastern border of Oklahoma  
         
    1836 1836 - 1837 - The Second Creek War (Seminole War)  
         
    1832 1832-1839 - Removal of the Seminole, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Creek Indians, known as the "Five Civilized Tribes", to Indian Territory in Oklahoma  
         
    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  
         
    1889 Unassigned Lands were offered to settlers through a series of horse races - many people arrived early for Land Opening / Land Run and these were nicknamed the 'Sooners'  
         
    1898 1898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines.  
         
    1907 Statehood - The Date that Oklahoma was admitted to the Union - November 16, 1907. Constitution - Oklahoma was the 46th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - " Labor omnia vincit " the State Motto is translated as " Labor Conquers all things".  
         
Oklahoma History Timeline

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Origin of the State name - Two Choctaw words were combined to mean red person - "ukla" meaning person and "huma" meaning red to form the word
 
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