4B Timeline Oct 4

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  • Abolition of Slave trade

    Hostilities hampered the noxious trade in "black ivory" and the Continental Congress in 1774 called for the complete abolition of the slave trade, a summons to which most of the states responded postively.
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    Revolutionary War

    Revolutoianry War solidifeid Independence
  • First Anti-slavery society

    Philadelphia Quakers in 1775 founded the world's first anitslavery society.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declared Independence from British rule. The Declaration disscussed ideas of Natural Law and the Social Contract. Listed geivances against King George III
  • New Constitutions for Colonies

    The Continental Congess is 1776 called upon the colonies to draft new constitutions.
  • Articles of Confederation en Fracaise

    Adopted by Congress in 1777, the Articles of Confederation were translated in to Franch after the battle of saratoga so as to convince FRance that America had a genuine government.
  • Treaty of Alliance

    The legislature of Virginia ratified the TReaty of Alliacne with France.
  • Maryland gives in

    Unanimous approval of the Articles of Confederation is need yto pass, Maryland the
  • James Madison wrote

    "Great as the evil of slavery is, a dismemberment of the Union would be worse. Written by James Madison in 1787