1700 - 1800

By Azaka23
  • Colony of Delaware is created

  • Yale University is Founded

  • Colony of New Jersey is created

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    Queen Anne's War

    Was the American theater of the War of the Spanish Succession, was a war involving the the Native Americans and the European colonists.
  • San Antonio is Founded by the Spanish

  • Colony of Georgia is founded

  • Slavery begins in Georgia

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    French and Indian War (Seven Years' War)

    The final conflict between the British and French in North America, gave British control of Canada and French territory east of the Mississippi River.
  • Boston Massacre

    British troops fire into a crowd of colonists leading to protests.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Colonial patriots dress as Mohawk Indians and board British ships in Boston Harbor and throw over 300 crates of tea overboard to protest the British Tea Tax.
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    First Continental Congress

    Meeting in Philadelphia with 56 representatives from every colony except Georgia.
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    American Revolutionary War

    The war for American independence from Great Britain
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The "Shots heard round the world" which started the American Revolution
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    First Major battle of the Revolution, British Victory
  • Declaration if Independence is Adopted by the Continental Congress

    Official Declaration of Independence from Great Britain
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    Washington crosses the Delaware

    Washington and his army cross the Delaware River and commence an attack on Trenton, New Jersey.
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    Battles of Saratoga

    The turning point for the Americans in the Revolutionary War, got France to join the Americans.
  • Articles of Confederation is Adopted

    The continental congress adopts the Articles of Confederation, which serve as America's first constitution.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    General Cornwallis of the British surrenders at Yorktown after being encircled. Last Major Battle of the War
  • Treaty of Paris is Signed

    Great Britain recognizes American Independence and sign the Treaty of Paris, ending the Revolutionary War.
  • U.S Constitution is drafted

    The Constitutional Convention meets in Philadelphia to draft a revised U.S Constitution.
  • George Washington is elected the first U.S President

  • Eli Whitney Invents the Cotton Gin

    The Cotton Gin increases the demand for slave labor in the South
  • John Adams is inaugurated as the Second U.S President