This was a tax on sugar and lowering the price on molasses.
This act imposed a tax on every printed document in the colonies.
A new tax that was composed by Charles Townshend on various goods imported to the colonies from England.
The Boston MassacreIt is the harrasment of the new coustoms commissioners in Boston where things got a little heated when the colonists started throwing sticks and snowballs at the soldiers and sooner or later gun shots started going off.
Boston Tea Party
Liberty!Because of the tax on tea the patriots acted out. Throwing all on the tea over board and into the harbor.
It proved to be the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in North America, as the surrender of Cornwallis's army prompted the British government eventually to negotiate an end to the conflict.
Was an armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts. The rebellion is named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of the American Revolution who led the rebels, known as "Shaysites" or "Regulators".
Created by Franklin and it called for two-house legislature.
Was a landmark statute in the first session of the First United States Congress establishing the U.S. federal judiciary. It made no provision, though, for the composition or procedures of any of the courts, leaving this to Congress to decide.
Bill of Rights
Schoolhouse Rock:How a Bill becomes a LawCongress approved twelve amendments, then of which were ratified by the state. The first ten amendments to the Constitution comprise what we know as the Bill of Rights.
Cotton Gin An invention by Eli Whitney that performed the arduous task of removing the seeds from short-staple cotton quickly and efficiently.
A tax that the government put on whisky
Under the Marshall Court, the Supreme Ct. consistently upheld federal supremacy over the states while protecting the interests of commerce & capital. Marshall made the court an equal branch of the government in practice as well as theory.
Was a prolonged battle which took place around New Orleans, Louisiana, and was the final major battle of the War of 1812.
Erie Canal opensWas the greates construction project Americans had ever undertaken. It contributed to the decline of agriculture in New England.
An American foreign policy opposing interference in the western hemisphere from outside powers
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
American RailsThe first company to begin actual operations which opened a thirteen-mile stretch of railroad track.
Produced a crisis when South Carolinians responded angrily to a congressional tariff bill that offered them no relief from the 1828 tariff of abominations.
Trail of Tears
Trail of TearsWhere Native Americans who were forced out of their home remember the horrific journey as the Trail of Tears.
Liberty Party Formed
Stood for antislavery sentiment which ran Kentucky antislavery leader James G. Birney for president.
Telegraph and Morse Code
The Morse TelegraphSamuel Morse set out to find a way to send signals along an electrical cable. He realized that electricity could serve as a communication device-that pulses of electricity could themselves become kind of language, know as Morse Code.
Native American Party formed
The Know-Nothing movement was a natives American political movement. The movement originated in New York as the American Republican Party. It spread to other states as the Native American Party. In 1855 it renamed itself the American Party.
Rotary Press invention
a printing press for printing from a revolving cylinder
Battle of Gettysburg
The History Place Was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War and is often described as the war's turning point