Elementary Grades Mathematics Advanced Mathematics Science American History Stories from around the world Menu Mathematics Advanced Mathematics Science American History Stories from around the world Middle School Pre-Algebra Algebra – 1 Geometry American History Menu Pre-Algebra Algebra – 1 Geometry American History High School Pre-Algebra Algebra – 1 Geometry Menu Pre-Algebra Algebra – 1 Geometry Colonial America Columbus discovers America The story of how Christopher Columbus found a new land - America. Roanoke - The Lost Colony The first attempt to make a settlement in America. Jamestown - The first settlement The first successful settlement in America. Plymouth - Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving Pilgrims from Europe and the story of the first Thanksgiving dinner. 13 Colonies How the 13 important colonies started in the East Coast. American RevolutionEvents until declaration of independence. The American Revolution What it is and what happened. The French-American War How England got full control over the 13 colonies. Taxes imposed by British government The taxes that made American people unhappy. Formation of the Continental Congress The group of founding fathers and how it was formed The battle of Lexington and Concord The first battle between England and America. The battle of Bunker Hill The famous war in Boston. The declaration of Independence America declared independence on July 4th, 1776 American RevolutionEvents after the declaration of independence. The battle of Long Island A major battle right after declaration of independence. The battle of Germantown George Washington showed his brilliance in this battle even though America lost. The last battles and the battle of Yorktown The British Army surrendered after the battle of Yorktown The treaty of Paris British Government accepted America as an independent country on September 3, 1783. Westward ExpansionHow America became a country of 50 states. Louisiana Purchase America grew to 27 states after this purchase. The America-Mexican war and inclusion of Texas Texas was a country for a period. After this war, California, Arizona, Nevada and more states became U.S states. The Oregon Treaty and Purchase of Alaska Oregon, Washington and Alaska became part of U.S.