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APUSH-Period 3

  • End of the French/Indian War

    Ended with the treaties of Hubertusberg and Paris. France lost all claims to Canada, Florida, and Louisiana
  • Paxton Boys attack Pennsylvania Indians

    Paxton Boys attack Pennsylvania Indians
    57 drunk settlers slew 20 innocent Indians because they thought that the Indians were working with other Indians who were pillaging and scalping Gov. John Penn.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Was meant to conciliate the Indians by checking the encroachment and their lands
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    It was a small change to the Molasses Act that expired a year before, and was created mainly to raise revenue.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Imposed a tax and required printed materials in the Colonies to be produced on stamped paper produced in London.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    They were a series of laws and taxes put upon the colonists.
  • Treaty of Fort Stanwix

    Treaty of Fort Stanwix
    It was intended to resolve issues with Indians west of the colonies, but it also had a large impact on the colonies itself and later independent America.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British soldiers shot and killed five people while under attack from a mob.
  • Somerset Decision

    Somerset Decision
    Supported that chattel slavery was unsupported by the common law in England and Wales.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists dumped tea into the harbor to protest the Tea Act.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Was meant to reduce the massive amount of tea held by the British Eat India Company. It resulted in the Boston Tea Party
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Comprised of delegates from the colonies. Was a response to the Coercive Acts imposed by Britain
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Was created to punish the Massachusetts colonists after the Boston Tea Party.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Even though the Americans lost, it gave them a confidence boost because they put up a good fight and inflicted serious casualties on the British even though they were inexperienced
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    These were the first military engagements of the Revolutionary War.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    It was formed to address how they would face the British army. They decided a Continental Army would be best.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Argued the colonists should separate from England and establish an independent government based on Enlightenment ideals
  • Pontiac's Rebellion

    Pontiac's Rebellion
    A loose confederation of American Indians attacked British forts because they were dissatisfied with their policies.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It severed the political connection between America and Britain.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    George Washington's army crossed the icy Delaware and defeated a garrison of Hessian mercenaries.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Was the original constitution of America before being replaced by the US Constitution in 1789
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    It turned the tides of the Revolutionary War because it convinced France that America could win the war so they decided to send aid.
  • Treaty of Alliance

    Treaty of Alliance
    It created a military alliance between France and America against Britain in the Revolutionary War.
  • Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington

    Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington
    Ended the last major campaign of the Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris (American Revolution)

    Treaty of Paris (American Revolution)
    Signed in Paris by representatives on both sides. It ended the Revolutionary War
  • Newburgh Conspiracy

    Newburgh Conspiracy
    It was a plan by Continental Army officer to challenge the authority of the Confederation.
  • Annapolis Convention

    Annapolis Convention
    Was meant to work out the economic problems in the Articles of Confederation
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    The goal of this rebellion was meant to prevent the trial and imprisonment of debt-ridden citizens.
  • The Federalist Papers Published

    The Federalist Papers Published
    A series of 85 letters urging the ratification of the constitution.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    Created the first organized territory of America (Northwest Territory)
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    Was meant to revise the Articles of Confederation, but it ended up producing the Constitution.
  • Election of George Washington

    Election of George Washington
    All 69 electors cast a vote for him, meaning his election was unanimous.
  • Start of the French Revolution

    Start of the French Revolution
    Began when the Third Estate broke apart from the other two, saying it was for the people. This caused a lot of tension.
  • Washington DC Chosen As The Capital

    Washington DC Chosen As The Capital
    It was chosen as a compromise. Alexander Hamilton and the northern states wanted the new federal government to take on the Revolutionary War debt and Thomas Jefferson and the southern states wanted the capital to be beneficial for slave-holding agricultural interests.
  • Hamilton's First Report on Public Credit

    Hamilton's First Report on Public Credit
    It called for payment in full on all government debts as the foundation for establishing government credit
  • Bill of Rights Ratified

    Bill of Rights Ratified
    This included the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. These amendments draw lines the governments power to protect the people.
  • First Bank of the U.S Chartered

    First Bank of the U.S Chartered
    Was made to establish financial order, establish credit, and resolve the issue of fiat currency
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    It was a tax protest where farmers who distilled whiskey disagreed with the tax placed on whiskey
  • Hamilton's Report on Manufactures

    Hamilton's Report on Manufactures
    It is the third major report, and magnum opus of American founding father and first U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton
  • Citizen Genet Affair

    Citizen Genet Affair
    His activities in America violated the American proclamation of neutrality in European conflicts.
  • Battle of Fallen Timbers

    Battle of Fallen Timbers
    It was the final battle of the Northwest Indian War. The Indians had support from the British against America.
  • Jay's Treaty

    Jay's Treaty
    It eliminated British control of western ports, establishing America's claim for damages from British ship seizures. This treaty helped avert the threat of war.
  • Pinckney's Treaty

    Pinckney's Treaty
    This established intentions of friendship between America and Spain.
  • Treaty of Greenville

    Treaty of Greenville
    This treaty made it so that Native Americans lost land to the American settlers in the Ohio areas.
  • Election of John Adams

    Election of John Adams
    This was the first presidential election where political parties played an important role. Also the president and vice-president were opposite parties.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    A political and diplomatic episode that resulted in an undeclared war called the Quasi-War.
  • Quasi-War with France

    Quasi-War with France
    Occurred when America refused to pay off its debts to France after the French Crown was overturned
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    These laws gave power to deport foreigners and made it harder for foreigners to vote.
  • Election of Thomas Jefferson

    Election of Thomas Jefferson
    He has a lot of credentials when running for president. This included drafting the Declaration of Independence and serving in two Continental Congresses.
  • Judiciary Act of 1800

    Judiciary Act of 1800
    It reorganized the federal judiciary and established the first circuit judgeships in the country.