1640 - 1701 - The Beaver Wars, also known as the Iroquois Wars or the French and Iroquois Wars
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 - 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.
1711-1713: The Tuscarora War between the Tuscarora Native Americans and European settlers. The Tuscarora are defeated
The Yamasee War - An Indian confederation led by the Yamasee came close to exterminating the white settlements in their area
Iroquois surrender claims to land south of the Ohio River in addition to counties in the eastern panhandle
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.
February 10: Treaty of Paris ends French and Indian War (1754-1763). Canada east of the Mississippi River added to the British empire.
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
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.
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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 Washingtonled the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence). Timeline of Wars
Chickamauga Wars (1776–1794) Cherokee involvement in the American Revolutionary War and continuing through late 1794
July 10, 1778 - France declares war against Britain and makes an alliance with the American revolutionary forces
September 3, 1783 - The Treaty of Paris is signed by the victorious United States and the defeated Great Britain
Northwest Indian War (1785–1795)
Nickajack Expedition (1794)
Sabine Expedition (1806)
Tecumseh's War (1811–1813)
Creek War (1813–1814)
Peoria War (1813)
Battle of Tippecanoe
War of 1812 begins.
1812 - 1815 - The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence
First Seminole War (1817–1818)
Winnebago War (1827)
Nat Turner's revolt
Black Hawk War
Black Hawk War (1832)
Creek Alabama Uprising (1835–1837)
Florida–Georgia Border War (1836)
Second Seminole War (1835–1842)
Missouri–Iowa Border War (1836)
Osage Indian War (1837)
Texas War for Independence begins
Mexican-American War begins and ends in 1848
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.
The surrender of Robert E. Lee on April 9 1865 signalled the end of the Confederacy
Red River Wars
Nez Perce War
1898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines.
WW1started 28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
Germany invades Poland; World War IIbegins
Attack on Pearl Harbor
The Cold Warbegan between the United States and the Soviet Union
Korean War begins
Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
Vietnam War ends with US pulling out in 1973
Iraq invades Kuwait leading to 1991 Gulf War
World Trade Center bombing
September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon
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