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In History
  • 1712-Carolina Divided

    1712-Carolina Divided
    Because of the two differing geographies and inhabitants would lead to a formal split emerged. In 1712 they became two distinct colonies.
  • 1765-Repeal of the stamp act

    1765-Repeal of the stamp act
    After four months of widespread protesting in America parliament repeals the stamp act.
  • 1770-Boston Tea Party

    1770-Boston Tea Party
    This was a protest from American Colonist frustrated about taxation without representation. And dumped 342 chest of tea imported by the British company into the harbor.
  • 1770-Boston Massacre

    1770-Boston Massacre
    British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed. This was an extremely deadly riot between American colonist and British soldier.
  • 1775-Battle of Lexington and Concord

    1775-Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The battles of Lexington and Concord were first arrangements of the American Revolutionary war.
  • 1777-Articles of Confederation

    1777-Articles of Confederation
    The articles created a loose confederation of sovereign states and weak central government which would leave most power with the state government.
  • 1788-Constitution ratified

    1788-Constitution ratified
    The constitution became the official framework of government of U.S. when New Hampshire became the ninth of thirteenth state to ratify it. This was an extremely long process.
  • 1794- Cotton Gin

    1794- Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin to speed up the production of removing seeds from cotton.