1700-1800

Timeline created by JuliaLoeza
In History
  • Delaware Founded

    Delaware separates from Pennsylvania becoming it own colony.
  • New Jersey Founded

    The colony of New Jersey is created by conjoining East and West Jersey
  • Province of Carolina Divides

    Province of Carolina split into two divisions creating North and Such Carolina.
  • Provenience of Georgia

    Established by James Oglethorpe
  • Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell is cracked for the first time but fixed by 1753
  • Boston Massacre

    British troops fire into mob, killing five men which lead to intense public protest.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Group of men disguised as Mohawk Indians boarded three ships in Boston Harbor and dumped more than 300 crates of tea overboard protesting the British Tea Tax.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Continental Congress adopts the first U.S. Constitution.
  • Acknowledgment of American Independence

    With the Treaty of Paris, Great Britain finally acknowledged their Independence, causing the war to come to an end.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina protest the high state taxes.
  • 1st President of United States

    George Washington is unanimously elected in a vote by state electors.
  • U.S. Supreme Court

    Gather for the first time in New York City and hears it first case in the 2 years to follow.
  • Bill of Rights

    The first 10 Amendments were ratified.
  • Invention of Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney invented the Gin highly increasing the demand for slave labor.
  • 2nd President

    John Adams is inaugurated as the second president.
  • Period: to

    The French and Indian War

    It was the North American chapter of the Seven Years’ War. The name refers to the two main enemies of the British: the royal French forces and the various American Indian forces allied with them
  • Period: to

    First Continental Congress Meet

    Arranged to meet in Philadelphia, with 56 delegates representing every colony besides Georgia.
  • Period: to

    American Revolutionary War

    also known as the American War of Independence, began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and (only) thirteen British colonies on the North American continent. Foreign nations, including France and Spain, later allied with the American colonists and still later declared war on Britain.
  • Period: to

    U.S. Constitution

    Constitutional Convention meets in Philadelphia to draft the Constitution.