Vermont History Timeline
 

Vermont History Timeline

Vermont History Timeline
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The Native Indians of Vermont included the Abnaki, Mohican, Pennacook and the Pocomtuc tribes
Statehood: Vermont was admitted to the Union on March 4, 1791
Constitution: 14th State to be admitted to the Union
State Motto: "Freedom and Unity"
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    1535 French explorer Jacques Cartier (1491-1557) is first European to sight Vermont  
         
    1609 French explorer Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635) claimed the Vermont region for France and discovers Lake Champlain  
         
    1690 Dutch-British settlers and British soldiers from Albany under Captain Jacobus de Warm established the De Warm Stockade at Chimney Point  
         
    1724 British build Fort Dummer at Dummerston  
         
    1724 Vermont's first permanent British settlement was made at Fort Dummer, under the command of Lieutenant Timothy Dwight , in what is now Brattleboro  
         
    1731 The French arrived, under Seigneur Gilles Hocquart, and constructed a small temporary wooden stockade (Fort de Pieux) on what was Chimney Point  
         
    1734 The French constructed Fort St. Frederic which gave the French control of the New France/Vermont border region in the Lake Champlain Valley  
         
    1759 French abandon settlement at Chimney Point  
         
    1761 The township of Windsor, referred to as "the birthplace of Vermont", was established  
         
    1774 The Scottish-American Land Company brings Scottish settlers to Vermont  
         
    1775 Ethan Allen (1738-1789) leads the settlers and the Green Mountain Boys and captures Fort Ticonderoga  
         
    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  
         
    1780 Last major Indian raid, led by the British, in Royalton  
         
    1783 September 3, 1783 - The Treaty of Paris is signed by the victorious United States and the defeated Great Britain  
         
    1791 Statehood - The Date that Vermont was admitted to the Union - March 4, 1791. Constitution - Vermont was the 14th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - " Freedom and Unity "  
         
    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  
         
    1820 Maine becomes its own state  
         
    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.  
         
Vermont History Timeline

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Origin of the State name - Named after "Verd Mont" in 1647 by the French explorer Samuel de Champlain meaning green mountain.
 
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