U.S. History

The history of the United States might only be 240+ years old, but it is extremely interesting and full of conflicts, triumphs, stories and policies that have influenced the modern world. The general history of the United States can be explored right here…

Various Historical Periods in U.S. History

Pre-European Contact (Before 1513)

Native American History - Pre-European Period

European Contact and Colonization (1513 to 1763)

European Invasion of North America


The American Revolution (1763-1783)

The American Revolution, 1763-1783


The United States becomes a New Nation (1784-1819)

The New Nation, 1784-1819


National Expansion & Reform (1815-1860)

National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860


Civil War & Reconstruction (1861-1877)

The American Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877


America’s Industrial Revolution (1877-1900)

The Industrial Revolution in the United States


Progressive Era & WW1 (1900-1929)

The Progressive Era to the New Era, 1900-1929


Great Depression & WWII (1929-1945)

The Great Depression and WWII, 1929-1945


Post WWII (1945-1975)

Post WWII in the U.S.A.


Recent (1976-Present)

Timeline of U.S. History from 1974-1999

Major Events in U.S. History in the 21st Century

Black History (National Significance)