1700s and the 1800s by micheal xzavier feezor

  • the anglo population

    1700 - The Anglo population in the English colonies in America reaches 275,000, with Boston (pop. 7000) as the largest city, followed by New York (pop. 5000).
  • massachusetts passes a law

    1700 - In June, Massachusetts passes a law ordering all Roman Catholic priests to leave the colony within three months, upon penalty of life imprisonment or execution. New York then passes a similar law.
  • french settlement in detroit

    1701 - In July, The French establish a settlement at Detroit. In October, Yale College is founded in Connecticut.
  • queen anne ascends the throne

    1702 - In March, Queen Anne ascends the English throne. In May, England declares war on France after the death of the King of Spain, Charles II, to stop the union of France and Spain. This War of the Spanish Succession is called Queen Anne's War in the colonies, where the English and American colonists will battle the French, their Native American allies, and the Spanish for the next eleven years.
  • birth of been franklin

    1706 - January 17, Benjamin Franklin is born in Boston. In November, South Carolina establishes the Anglican Church as its official church.
  • hostillitiles break out between native and settelers

    1711 - Hostilities break out between Native Americans and settlers in North Carolina after the massacre of settlers there. The conflict, known as the Tuscarora Indian War will last two years.
  • carolina is divided

    1712 - In May, the Carolina colony is officially divided into North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • pennsylvania assembels bans

    1712 - In June, the Pennsylvania assembly bans the import of slaves into that colony. In Massachusetts, the first sperm whale is captured at sea by an American from Nantucket.
  • war ends with treaty

    1713 - Queen Anne's War ends with the Treaty of Utrecht.
  • tea is introduced

    1714 - Tea is introduced for the first time into the American Colonies. In August, King George I ascends to the English throne
  • the first group of black slaves in louisiania

    1716 - The first group of black slaves is brought to the Louisiana territorie.
  • new orliens founded by the french

    1718 - New Orleans is founded by the French.
  • population reaches 475,000

    1720 - The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000).
  • population of black slaves

    1725 - The population of black slaves in the American colonies reaches 75,000.
  • king george

    1727 - King George II ascends the English throne.
  • ben franklin begains publishing

    1729 - Benjamin Franklin begins publishing The Pennsylvania Gazette, which eventually becomes the most popular colonial newspaper.
  • work begains

    Feb 13th - Work begins on the covering of the Senne, burying Brussels's primary river and creating the modern central boulevards.
  • general wolsey

    Mar 10th - General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria
  • salvation army

    Mar 10th - Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare & religious activity
  • washington

    Jan 9th - The Great Gale of 1880 devastates parts of Oregon and Washington with high wind and heavy snow.
  • titanic found

    Wreck of the Titanic Found
  • eritrea

    Jan 1st - Eritrea is consolidated into a colony by the Italian government.
  • alice sanger

    Jan 2nd - Alice Sanger becomes 1st female White House staffer
  • record 19,2

    Jan 2nd - Record 19'2" alligator shot in Louisiana by E A McIlhenny
  • 1st collage

    Jan 3rd - 1st US college-level dairy school opens at University of Wisconsin
  • wb

    Jan 7th - W B Purvis patents fountain pen