The historical backdrop of the United States is the thing that happened in the past in the United States, a nation in North America. Local Americans have existed there for a large number of years, much sooner than Europeans went there. In 1492, Christopher Columbus went to America. In 1607, English individuals went to Jamestown, Virginia. This was the first fruitful English town in North America. The American provinces were settled generally via England. Individuals from France, Spain, and the Netherlands likewise existed in America. While the settlements were developing, numerous Native Americans passed on of diseaseor lost their property.
By 1733, there were 13 states. In 1775, at Lexington and Concord, a war between the provinces and England called the Revolutionary Warstarted. This war began on the grounds that the American pioneers accepted that they were not being dealt with similarly to the Englishmen living in England. On July 4, 1776, individuals from the thirteen states made the United States Declaration of Independence. George Washington helped lead the Americans amid the Revolutionary War, which the Americans won.
After the Revolution, the United States set about turning into another country. The pioneers of the states made a constitution in 1787 and a Bill of Rights in 1791. These were focused around the thought of "social contracts" by John Locke and others. In the early 1800s, the new country confronted numerous questionable issues, for example, subjection. Amid the 1800s, the United States picked up a great deal more land in the West and started to becomeindustrialized. In 1861, few states in the South left the United States to begin another nation called the Confederate States of America. From 1861 to 1865, the North and South battled a war called the American Civil War over states' rights, servitude and the kind of nation the United States would get to be.
After the North won the war, the nation experienced recreation, which implied assembling the nation back. In the late 1800s, numerous individuals went to the United States from Europe and worked in substantial industrial facilities. This period likewise prompted the ascent of rich representatives, which is the reason it is known as the Gilded Age. In the early twentieth century, the United States turned into a force to be reckoned with. It was likewise one of the biggest economies on the planet. The United States battled in World War I and World War II. Between the wars, there was a time of "blast and bust", or a time of great times took after by a time of terrible times. The blast period was known as the Roaring Twenties. The bust period was known as the Great Depression. The Great Depression finished with World War II.
After World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union entered a period known as the Cold War. Amid the Cold War, the United States government used a ton of cash on safeguard. It battled in Korea and Vietnam. It additionally put Neil Armstrong and different Americans in space. Amid this time, African-Americans, Chicanos, and ladies battled for morerights. In the 1970s and 1980s, the United States began to make less things in production lines than they used to. The United States would then experience the most exceedingly terrible retreat it had since the Great Depression. At that point, President Ronald Reagan would help manage the United States towards the end of the Cold War and bailed the United States out of subsidence by lessening swelling. The Cold War finished in 1991 when the Soviet Union broke apart. The Middle East got to be paramount in American outside arrangement, particularly after the September 11 assaults in 2001.