4B time line

  • Jamestown founded

    It was founded by English-settlers. They were the first perminant Englishment settlement. In Virgina. Led by John Smith
  • Pilgrims land on Plymouth

    Pilgrims ( mostly puritans and seperatists) come from Great Britian on the Mayflower to the New America's for various freedoms such as religious freedom.
  • Maryland Toleration Act

    it allowed freedom of worship for all trinitarian christians in Maryland, but sentenced to death anyone who denied the divinity of Jesus
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    Salem Witch Trials

    Puritians were freaking out that some of their own were witches so if they thought they were they would kill them
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    The Great Awakening

    A religious revival . Hearts were turned back to Christ
  • Pontiac's Rebellion

    Native Americans, offended by the policies of British General Jeffrey Amherst, attacked a number of British forts and settlements. Eight forts were destroyed, and hundreds of colonists were killed or captured, with many more fleeing the region.
  • Sugar Act

    the sugar act did imposed a tax of six pence per gallon of molasses
  • Quartering Act of 1765

    everyone was directed to provide for the basic needs of soldiers stationed within its borders.
  • Stamp Act

    King George III passed an act that stated that all printed items ( cards, newspapers, books ect.) had to have a stamp that cost extra so it insured a purchase of a stamp
  • Boston Massacre

    Americans were protesting with british soldiers when something happened and a soldier fired into the crowd and killed some Americans
  • Gaspée Affair

    A Lieutenant William Duddington, of Her Majesty's Ship Gaspee, was charged with patrolling the waters of Narragansett Bay, off Rhode Island. Duddington had earned a reputation as an overzealous enforcer; boarding and detaining vessels and confiscating cargoes, often without charge, and without recourse for merchants who's goods were impounded. Losses were mounting and it was widely believed that these harassments were directed specifically at members of the Sons of Liberty.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Sons of Liberty dresses up as Indians, and then they got on English ships and cast of TONS of Britians Tea overboard. It spurred on the intolerable acts
  • Conciliatory Resolution

    it was resolution passed by the British Parliament in an attempt to reach a peaceful settlement with the Thirteen Colonies immediately prior to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War.
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    revolutionary war

    Fought between Britian and colonists. It solidified american independence. Americans were led my george washington and were supported by french
  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were actually the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War
  • Second Continental Congress

    a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun
  • Olive Branch Petition

    an attempt to avoid a full-blown war with Great Britain. The petition affirmed American loyalty to Great Britain and entreated the king to prevent further conflict. The petition was rejected
  • Prohibitory Act

    it served as an effective declaration of war by Great Britain; a blockade (as opposed to a quarantine) being an act of war under the law of nations.
  • Battle of Quebec

    fought against the British defenders of the city of Quebec, early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle was the first major defeat of the war for the Americans
  • Declaration of Independance

    Written by Thomas Jeffereson. It declared independance from British rule. Disissued idea of Natural Law and Social Contract, inspired by John Locke, and it listed the grievences against King George III
  • Battles of Trenton

    George Washington the commander-in-chief of the Continental army devised a plan to cross the Delaware River on Christmas night and surround the Hessian garrison.
  • Battle of Princeton

    General John Sullivan forced some British troops who had taken refuge in nassau hall to surrender, ending the battle
  • Battle of Saratoga

    A Big turning point in the war in a positive way for America
  • Treaty of Alliance

    was a defensive alliance between France and the United States of America, formed in the midst of the American Revolutionary War, which promised military support in case of attack by British forces indefinitely into the future
  • Battle of Yorktown

    it was a decisive victory by combined assault of American forces led by General George Washington and French forces led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by Lieutenant General Lord Cornwallis. It proved to be the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in North America
  • Land Ordinance

    the immediate goal of the ordinance was to raise money through the sale of land in the largely unmapped territory west of the original states acquired at the 1783 peace treaty that ended the Revolutionary War
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    Shay's Rebellion

    Poor farmers/veterans were having the threat put on them that if they did not pay taxes they would go to jail, even though they could not afford it after they had just fought for America's freedom
  • Annapolis Convention

    it was a meeting at Annapolis, Maryland of 12 delegates from five states (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia) that called for a constitutional convention
  • Virgina Plan

    it favored bigger states. Representation was by numbers
  • The Great Compromise

    A mix of both virgina and new jersey plan
  • Northwest Ordinance

    The primary effect of the ordinance was the creation of the Northwest Territory as the first organized territory of the United States out of the region south of the Great Lakes, north and west of the Ohio River, and east of the Mississippi River.
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    French Revolution

    The Revolution social and political upheaval in French and European history. The monarchy that had ruled France for centuries fell in three years. French society underwent an long transformation aristocratic, and religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from liberal political groups and the masses on the streets
  • Wiskey Rebellion

    When a tax was put on wiskey many people started to cause havoc due to the new extra tax
  • Jay Treaty

    this was a treaty between the United States and Great Britain that is credited with averting war, it solved many issues left over from the American Revolution
  • Treaty of Greenville

    The native americans were pushed out of their lands into reservations. A variety of people signed this treaty, including General Anthony Wayne and Little Turtle (a Miami Indian Chief). It was an agreement to settle the dispute
  • Marbury vs Madison

    It set judical review after
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    Hartford Convention

    it was a secret meeting of Federalist Party delegates from New England states who opposed the War of 1812. It adopted a strong states'-rights position in opposition to the mercantile policies of Pres. James Madison
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    Era of Good Feeling

    When America was happy and there was not many disputes with political parties
  • Anglo-American Convention of 1818,

    i it was the last permanent major territorial loss of Continental United States, the northern most tip of the territory of Louisiana above the 49th parallel north, known as the Milk River in present day southern Alberta. Britain ceded all of Rupert's Land south of the 49th parallel and west to the Rocky Mountains, including the Red River Colony.
  • Panic of 1819

    It was the first big money crsis in the US econmy
  • Adams–Onís Treaty of 1819,

    in addition to ceding Florida to the United States, the treaty settled a boundary dispute along the Sabine River in Texas and firmly established the boundary of U.S. territory and claims through the Rocky Mountains and west to the Pacific Ocean in exchange for the U.S. paying residents' claims against the Spanish government up to a total of $5,000,000
  • Land Act of 1820

    The Land Act reduced the number of acres that Ohioans had to purchase from 160 to eighty and the cost from $2.00 per acre to $1.25 per acre, in an attempt to encourage additional land sales
  • Gibbons vs Ogden

    Ogden sued Gibbons in the New York court system to prevent him from running his ferry business in New York waters. It went to the supreme court
  • Russo-American Treaty of 1824

    the treaty that Russia agreed to sign to give up her claims to the Oregon territory.
  • Protective Tariff of 1828

    The goal of the tariff was to protect industries in the northern United States which were being driven out of business by low-priced imported goods by putting a tax on them. The South, however, was harmed firstly by having to pay higher prices on goods the region did not produce, and secondly because reducing the importation of British goods made it difficult for the British to pay for the cotton they imported from the South.
  • Black Hawk War

    it was primarily comprised a series of minor battles. Several white Americans, such as Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, were able to boost their political careers as a result of involvement in the war.
  • Battle of Fallen Timbers

    the Battle of Fallen Timbers was the last battle of the Northwest Indian War, a struggle between American Indian tribes affiliated with the Western Confederacy and the United States for control of the Northwest Territory