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The Indian Timeline begins with the ancient cultures of the Native Americans. The Native American Timeline then details the impact of the European colonists and settlers, the main Indian Wars. The Indian Timeline ends with the removal of the Native Americans from their homelands to the Indian reservations.
The Tribe Location Map provides an instant overview of the Indian tribes in the early 1800's. The Native American Indians are defined by their culture groups according to their location which influenced their lifestyle due to the environment and climate in different parts of North America.
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Indian Timeline - Stone Age to 1400's Discover the information and facts about the history of the Indians via this Indian Timeline. This section of the Indian Timeline details key events and dates from the Pre-Historic Stone Age to the 1400's.
Old Copper culture begins in the Great Lakes region in which native copper was utilized to produce a wide variety of tools axes, adzes, arrow head points, knives, fishhooks and harpoons
Gulf Formational Period with development of ceramics and pottery
Pecos Culture begins with changes in architecture, art and pottery for the people who lived in a semi-arid environment
Anasazi build cliff cities at Mesa Verde, Colorado
Mound Builders culture, a feature of many Woodland tribes
Woodland Period including the Adena culture (mounds, a burial complex and ceremonial system. The Adena lived in a variety of locations, including: Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, and parts of Pennsylvania and New York.) and Hopewell cultures
Woodland Period including the Hopewell cultures established along rivers in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States which included trade exchange systems and burial systems
Mississippian Culture established. This was the last of the mound-building cultures of North America in Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern United States
Iroquois Confederacy creates a constitution. The tribes of the Iroquois League include the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca
Christopher Columbus discovers America
Indian Timeline - Stone Age to 1400's
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Indian Timeline - 1500's
The Europeans brought diseases such as typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, smallpox, measles, whooping cough and influenza to the indigenous population. Their numbers fell from eighty million to under one million in less than five hundred years
Alonzo de Pineda explores gulf Coast of America (Florida area) and encounters Calusan Indians
Giovanni Verrazano discovers New York Bay
Panfilo de Narvaez explores Florida Alvar Cabeza de Vaca explores Texas, Arizona and New Mexico
Jacques Cartier explores the Great Lakes and the the St. Lawrence River
Hernando de Soto explores the Southeast of North America which leads to the Napituca Massacre.
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado explores Southwestern North America and Mexico fighting the Choctaw tribe and defeating the Zuni Pueblo Indians.
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado explores Kansas and New Mexico leading to the Tiguex War
Cabrillo explores and discovers the Californian coastal area
Tristan de Luna explores North America
Francisco de Ibarra explores New Mexico
English explorer Sir Martin Frobisher explores Baffin Bay and the Hudson Strait
English explorers Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe (both in the service of Sir Walter Raleigh) explore the coast of North Carolina
Sir Walter Raleigh reaches Roanoke Island and establishes the Virginia colony of Roanoke Island
Juan de Archuleta explores Colorado
Indian Timeline - 1500's
Indian Timeline - Indian Tribes Discover the information and facts about the history of the Indians via this Indian Timeline. This section of the Indian Timeline details key events and dates in the 1600's.
Indian Timeline - 1600's
Captain John Smith explorer and founder of Jamestown
Indian Timeline - Indian Tribes Discover the information and facts about the history of the Indians via this Indian Timeline. This section of the Indian Timeline details key events and dates in the 1700's. Between 1787 and 1868, 371 treaties were signed between the U.S. and American Indian Tribes.
Indian Timeline - 1700's
The Indian Horse culture leads to the migration of many Woodland tribes to the Great Plains. The tribes include the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Sioux and Comanche
1729 Following the Natchez Wars of 1716, 1722 and 1723 the Natchez Rebellion (1729–1731) when Natchez Indians massacre 250 people at Fort Rosalie.
The Yamasee War against the white settlements in South Carolina
The Chickasaw Wars (1736, 1739 and 1752) were fought between the Chickasaw allied with the British against the French and their allies the Choctaws and Illini.
1754 - 1763: The French Indian War (1754-1763) is won by Great Britain. France gives England all French territory east of the Mississippi River, except New Orleans. The Spanish give up Florida to the British.
Treaty of Paris ends French and Indian War (1754-1763)
Pontiac's Rebellion against the Britishin the Ohio River Valley
December 16: The Boston Tea Party
Lord Dunmore's War in Southern Ohio
Chickamauga Wars (1776–1794)
Northwest Indian War (1785–1795) in Indiana and Ohio.
Indian Timeline - 1700's
Indian Timeline - Indian Tribes Discover the information and facts about the history of the Indians via this Indian Timeline. This section of the Indian Timeline details key events and dates in the 1800's. Between 1787 and 1868, 371 treaties were signed between the U.S. and American Indian Tribes.
Indian Timeline - 1800's
(1803–1806) Louis and Clark Expedition
(1811–1813) Tecumseh's War and the Battle of Tippecanoe
Creek War (1813–1814) erupted in Alabama and Georgia
Peoria War (1813)
War of 1812 begins
First Seminole War (1817–1818)
Cherokee tribe form their own republic
Winnebago War (1827)
Indian Removal Act
Black Hawk War occurred in Northern Illinois and Southwestern Wisconsin
Department of Indian Affairs was established
Creek Alabama Uprising (1835–1837)
Second Seminole War (1835–1842) in the Florida everglade area. Under Chief Osceola
Osage Indian War (1837) with the Osage Indians in Missouri
1846 - 1863 The Navajo conflicts in New Mexico and Arizona
Fort Laramie Treaty
1854 - 1890 The Sioux Wars, aka Plains Indians Wars, in South Dakota, Minnesota and Wyoming led by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull
1855 - 1856 Rogue River War in Oregon
Third Seminole War (1855–1858) in Florida
American Civil War (1861 - 1865)
U.S. Congress passes Homestead Act opening the Great Plains to settlers Minnesota uprising
1861 - 1900 Apache Wars in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas led by Geronimo and Cochise.
1865 - 1869 Building of Union Pacific Railroad brings settlers to the Great Plains
1865 1868 and in 1879: Ute Wars broke out in Utah due to Mormon settlers taking over their lands
Red Cloud, Chief of the Sioux, defeats the U.S. army in battle
1872 - 1873 Modoc War in California and Oregon led by Captain Jack
Red River War in Northern Texas
Battle of the Rosebud in Montana. Lakota Sioux and Cheyenne under Crazy Horse cut off reinforcements intended to help Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Nez Perce War in Oregon, Montana and Idaho led by Chief Joseph
Ponca Chief Standing Bear wins a case to become a U. S. citizen
Dawes General Allotment Act passed by Congress leads to the break up of the large Indian Reservations and the sale of Indian lands to white settlers
1890 The Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota
Indian Timeline - 1800's
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Indian Timeline - 1900's
Charles Curtis is the first American Indian elected to the U.S. Senate
All Indians declared citizens of U.S.
American Indian Movement (AIM)
American Indian Religious Freedom Act was passed
Indian Timeline - 1900's
Indian Timeline The Indian Timeline provides interesting facts and information about the indigenous population of North America beginning with the ancient cultures of the Native Americans. The Native American Timeline then provides basic facts and information on the impact of the Anglo-European colonists and white settlers and the main Indian Wars. The Indian Timeline ends with the removal of the Native Americans from their homelands to the Indian reservations, many of which are based in the present day State of Oklahoma.
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