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    1637 The Pequot War - Native Indians of Connecticut included the Narragansetts, Mohegans, Wampanoags, Nipmucks, Pocumtucks, Abenakis and Pequots. The Pequots were defeated by the colonists, who were led by John Underhill and John Mason, and the Narragansetts and Mohegans who were their allies  
    1640 1640 - 1701 - The Beaver Wars, also known as the Iroquois Wars or the French and Iroquois Wars  
    1655 1655 - The Peach Tree War, also known as the Peach War, was a large scale attack by the Susquehannock Nation and allied Native Americans on several New Netherland settlements centered on New Amsterdam  
    1675 1675 - 1677 King Philip's War so named after Metacomet of the Wampanoag tribe, who was called Philip by the English. The war was bloody and bitterly fought by the colonists against the Wampanoags, Narragansetts, Nipmucks, Pocumtucks, and Abenakis. During King Philip's War, up to one third of America's white population was wiped out. This war proved to be the final struggle by the Native Americans of Connecticut.  
    1711 1711-1713: The Tuscarora War between the Tuscarora Native Americans and European settlers. The Tuscarora are defeated  
    1715 The Yamasee War - An Indian confederation led by the Yamasee came close to exterminating the white settlements in their area  
    1722 Iroquois surrender claims to land south of the Ohio River in addition to counties in the eastern panhandle  
    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 February 10: Treaty of Paris ends French and Indian War (1754-1763). Canada east of the Mississippi River added to the British empire.  
    1764 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  
    1773 December 16: The Boston Tea Party - Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians protest against the British Tea Act by dumping crates of tea into Boston Harbor.  
      For additional facts and information about refer to Colonial America  
    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). Timeline of Wars  
    1776 Chickamauga Wars (1776–1794) Cherokee involvement in the American Revolutionary War and continuing through late 1794  
    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  
    1785 Northwest Indian War (1785–1795)  
    1794 Nickajack Expedition (1794)  
    1805 Barbary Wars  
    1806 Sabine Expedition (1806)  
    1811 Tecumseh's War (1811–1813)  
    1811 Creek War (1813–1814)  
    1813 Peoria War (1813)  
    1811 Battle of Tippecanoe  
    1812 War of 1812 begins.  
    1812 1812 - 1815 - The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence  
    1817 First Seminole War (1817–1818)  
    1827 Winnebago War (1827)  
    1831 Nat Turner's revolt  
    1832 Black Hawk War
Seminole War begins
Department of Indian Affairs established
    1832 Black Hawk War (1832)  
    1835 Creek Alabama Uprising (1835–1837)  
    1836 Florida–Georgia Border War (1836)  
    1835 Second Seminole War (1835–1842)  
    1836 Missouri–Iowa Border War (1836)  
    1837 Osage Indian War (1837)  
    1835 Texas War for Independence begins  
    1846 Mexican-American War begins and ends in 1848  
    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  
    1874 Red River Wars  
    1877 Nez Perce War  
    1898 1898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines.  
    1914 WW1 started 28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918  
    1917 US enters World War I  
    1939 Germany invades Poland; World War II begins  
    1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor
U.S. enters World War II
    1944 D-Day
Battle of the Bulge
  • August 6: The United States drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima - ( US B29 Super fortress bomber, called the 'Enola Gay') A 20 kiloton bomb 'Little Boy' kills 80,000
  • August 9: The United States drops atomic bomb on Nagasaki in Japan (US Superfortress 'Bockscar' bomb was called Fat Man) The 22 kiloton 'Fat Man' bomb killed 70,000 people)
    1946 The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union  
    1950 Korean War begins  
    1959 Cuban Revolution  
    1961 Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon  
    1962 Cuban Missile Crisis  
    1973 Vietnam War ends with US pulling out in 1973  
    1990 Iraq invades Kuwait leading to 1991 Gulf War  
    1991 Gulf War  
    1993 World Trade Center bombing  
    2001 September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon
Invasion of Afghanistan Operation "Enduring Freedom"
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