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New Hampshire History Timeline

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The ninth of the original 13 colonies
Statehood: New Hampshire was admitted to the Union on June 21, 1788
Constitution: 9th State to be admitted to the Union
State Motto: "All for our Country"

The Native Indians of New Hampshire were the were the Abnaki, Malecite, Passamaquoddy and Pennacook

New Hampshire History Timeline

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Bartholomew Gosnold (1572 - 1607 ) the English explorer and colonizer explores coast



Martin Pring 1580-1646 was given permission by Sir Walter Raleigh for a trading and exploration expedition discovers Cape Cod and explores the islands, rivers, and harbors of New England



Captain John Smith (1580-1631) maps the coast and assumes leadership of the colony



King James I of England grants the region between the Salem and Merrimac rivers, to John Mason (1600–1672, American colonial military commander) and Sir Ferdinando Gorges



King James I grants the region between the Merrimac and Kennebec rivers to David Thomson



John Mason receives a grant of land under the name of New Hampshire



Massachusetts Colony gains control of New Hampshire



England forms New Hampshire as a separate royal colony



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.



For additional facts and information about Colonial America refer to the New Hampshire Colony 



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



July 4, 1776 - United States Declaration of Independence



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



Statehood - The Date that New Hampshire was admitted to the Union - June 21, 1788. Constitution - New Hampshire was the 9th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - "All for our Country "



1861 - 1865: The American Civil War.In 1859 John Brown raided Harpers Ferry and set in motion events that led directly to the outbreak of the 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



1865 December 6 - The Abolishment of Slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, thus officially abolishing slavery



The surrender of Robert E. Lee on April 9 1865 signalled the end of the Confederacy



1898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines.

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Origin of the name - Named after the English county of Hampshire where Captain John Mason (1586–1635) who received a grant for the land in 1629, was raised as a child.

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