• Benjamin Franklin is born in Boston

  • small pox breakout in Cape Town

  • Georgia is founded as a debtor's asylum

    The last Britain colony out of the 13 total is founded as a refuge for Debtors
  • Freedom of the press is established in NY

    Zenger Trial determines that truth is is a valid defense against charges and lays the foundation for freedom of presses
  • 17YO George Washington fights malaria

  • France and England try to claim Ohio Valley

    George Washington and militiamen march to secure Ohio from the French
  • British defeat and end French resistance in North American

  • British claim French territory in Great Lakes during seven years war

  • South Carolina ratifies Articles of Confederation

  • New York ratifies US Constitution, Elects George Washington as president.