• Yale is founded

    Founded by the Puritans who were fleeing from persecution. It was the idea of Reverend John Davenport.
  • Separation of North and South Carolina

    South Carolina was more valuable to England because of the resources that were there and were made a royal colony.
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    French and Indian War

    France v. Great Britain to determine who had control over American colonies.
  • Bifocals invented

    They were invented by Benjamen Franklin Franklyn
  • First Continental Congress

    The delegates combined and discussed the intolerable acts that congress recently passed.
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    American Revolutionary War

    Britain was taking too much control over the American colonies. America was trying to get free of Britians grasp and start their own country.
  • Battle at Bunker Hill

    This battle was a major British victory but cost them a lot of casualties, 1000 while the colonials only suffered 400.
  • Surrender at Yorktown

    This surrender of the British meant that America had won the war.
  • Treaty of Paris

    This treaty ended the American Revolution after the British surrendered at Yorktown.
  • Constitution is composed

    The delegates of the thirteen colonies all participated in making a set of guidelines for the US.
  • Bill of Rights

    The first 10 amendments of the constitution. James Madison wrote it.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    After the revolution, the nation was in major debt so they put a tax on whiskey that many of the colonists did not like, so they revolted.