Early American history: 1775-1800

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Cover Articles of Confederation Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation
No slavery tie p151905283581925886td9w 210 Abolishing slavery The Supreme Court of Massachusetts abolishes slavery in that state.
3branchmaster New branches of government Rather than revise the Articles of Confederation, delegates at the constitutional convention vote to create an entirely new form of national government separated into three branches - the legislative, executive and judicial.
John adams New president John Adams is elected second president of the U.S. Jefferson is elected vice president, having received the second largest number of electoral votes.
Washington dc private investigator New U.S. capital The U. S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.