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  1. Feb 13, 2015 · August 6, 1945 - United States drops the 1st atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. August 9, 1945 - United States drops the 2nd atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. September 2, 1945 - Japan unconditionally surrenders to the United States, ending World War II. The Cold War. July 4, 1946 - Philippines, a United States protectorate, gains its independence.

  2. Jan 10, 2012 · 1787 - Founding Fathers draw up new constitution for United States of America. Constitution comes into effect in 1788. 1789 - George Washington elected first president of USA. 1791 - Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom. 1803 - France sells Louisiana territories to USA. 1808 - Atlantic slave trade abolished.

  3. Aug 12, 2016 · The 17th century was a time of immense change in the history of Massachusetts. Tens of thousands of Native-Americans lived in Massachusetts prior to colonization and the area was frequented throughout the 16th and 17th century by European traders and fisherman. These traders and fisherman inadvertently introduced diseases to the Native ...

  4. The territory represented by the continental United States had, of course, been discovered, perhaps several times, before the voyages of Christopher Columbus. When Columbus arrived, he found the New World inhabited by peoples who in all likelihood had originally come from the continent of Asia. Probably these first inhabitants had arrived ...

  5. Map of the World 500 CEI. 4 . The Medieval Era. The word “medieval” means “middle”, or “in-between”; and it is tempting to see the centuries between 500 CE and 1450 CE as an “in-between” time when the glories of classical civilization lay behind and the achievements of the modern world lay ahead.

  6. Jul 03, 2005 · TIMELINE: Voyages of Exploration: 1405-1650. Spanish Exploration and Colonization 1492-1542, 1565-1628. Timeline of U.S. History from 1492-1750. The Colonial Period: 1497-1763. Early Colonial Era Timeline (Beginnings to 1700) English Colonial Era 1700 - 1763 Timeline. American Discovery and Colonization Timeline.

  7. People of the Seventeenth Century (1601-1700) Famous people of the 17th century, which included the emerging European Enlightenment. [1] It began with the Vikings' brief stint in Newfoundland circa 1000 A.D. and continued through England's colonization of the Atlantic coast in the 17th century, which laid the foundation for the United States of ...

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