APUSH- Period 3

  • End of the French and Indian War

    End of the French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756–63. It pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France. Both sides were supported by military units from their parent countries, as well as by American Indian allies
  • Pontiac's Rebellion

    Pontiac's Rebellion
    Pontiac's War was launched in 1763 by a loose confederation of elements of Native American tribes, primarily from the Great Lakes region, the Illinois Country, and Ohio Country who were dissatisfied with British postwar policies in the Great Lakes region after the British victory in the French and Indian War.
  • Paxton Boys attack Pennsylvania Indians

    Paxton Boys attack Pennsylvania Indians
    Group that attacked Pennsylvanian Indians without permission and was outlawed from Pennsylvania, because of that.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued October 7, 1763, by King George III following Great Britain's acquisition of French territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act, also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act, was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on 5 April 1764.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    An act of the British Parliament in 1765 that exacted revenue from the American colonies by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers and legal and commercial documents.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    The Townshend Acts were a series of British Acts of Parliament passed during 1767 and 1768 and relating to the British in North America. The acts are named after Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who proposed the program.
  • Treaty of Fort Stanwick

    Treaty of Fort Stanwick
    The Treaty of Fort Stanwix was a treaty finalized on October 22, 1784, between the United States and Native Americans from the six nations of the Iroquois League.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Made dead colonists into martyrs and used it as propaganda for denouncing Britatin
  • Somerset Decision

    Somerset Decision
    Between 1771 and 1772, British courts dealt with the Somerset Case, whereby James Somerset (a slave) was forcibly taken from England to the colonies. Lord Mansfield presided over the case, and Granville Sharp (a noted abolitionist) attended the case with aims to abolish slavery.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    American protest group, Sons of Liberty, dumped tea into the Boston harbor in response to the tea act imposed on the american colonists.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act was the final straw in a series of unpopular policies and taxes imposed by Britain on her American colonies. The policy ignited a “powder keg” of opposition and resentment among American colonists and was the catalyst of the Boston Tea Party.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the Thirteen Colonies who met from September 5 to October 26, 1774, at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts were punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest in reaction to changes in taxation by the British to the detriment of colonial goods.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle where Patriots attacked Gage's army and British had most casualties
  • Treaty of Alliance

    Treaty of Alliance
    This document was signed to mark the agreement of France and the colonies working together to beat the British during the American Revolutionary War
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    The first battles of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the spring of 1775 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It succeeded the First Continental Congress, which met in Philadelphia between September 5, 1774, and October 26, 1774.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The document written by Thomas Jefferson that gave the 13 colonies independence from Britain in 1776
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    The Battle of Trenton was a small but pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War which took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The first constitution of the 13 colonies that did not work due to the fact that the rules were not fair and did not represent the people of the new country well.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battles of Saratoga marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington

    Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington
    The siege at Yorktown defeated the British and Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington in 1781.
  • Treaty of Paris (American Revolution)

    Treaty of Paris (American Revolution)
    The Treaty of Paris is the document that ended the American Revolutionary War.
  • Newburgh Conspiracy

    Newburgh Conspiracy
    The Newburgh Conspiracy was what appeared to be a planned military coup by the Continental Army in March 1783, when the American Revolutionary War was at its end
  • Annapolis Convention

    Annapolis Convention
    A meeting called by the state of Virginia held in Annapolis, Maryland, in September 1786 to which all 13 states were asked to send delegates. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the commercial problems besetting the United States under the Articles of Confederation.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Shays' Rebellion was an armed uprising in Massachusetts, mostly in and around Springfield during 1786 and 1787. American Revolutionary War veteran Daniel Shays led four thousand rebels in a protest against perceived economic and civil rights injustices.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    This was a gathering of representatives from the 13 colonies to make changes to the Articles of Confederation.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    The Northwest Ordinance, adopted July 13, 1787, by the Second Continental Congress, chartered a government for the Northwest Territory, provided a method for admitting new states to the Union from the territory, and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory.
  • The Federalist Papers published

    The Federalist Papers published
    The Federalist is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay under the pseudonym "Publius" to promote the ratification of the United States Constitution. John Jay wrote 5, James Madison wrote 29, and Alexander Hamilton write 51
  • Election (Inauguration) of George Washington

    Election (Inauguration) of George Washington
    The first inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States was held on Thursday, April 30, 1789 on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City, New York.
  • Beginning of the French Revolution

    Beginning of the French Revolution
    The French Revolution was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799. It was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.
  • Washington DC chosen as the capital

    Washington DC chosen as the capital
    Founded on July 16, 1790, Washington, DC is unique among American cities because it was established by the Constitution of the United States to serve as the nation's capital.
  • Hamilton's First Report on Public Credit

    Hamilton's First Report on Public Credit
    Alexander Hamilton's First Report on the Public Credit, delivered to Congress on January 9, 1790, called for payment in full on all government debts as the foundation for establishing government credit.
  • Bill of Rights ratified

    Bill of Rights ratified
    After the creation of the Bill of Rights in 1789, the Bill was sent around to the representatives of the colonies to be changed for the benefit of the colonies.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    In Western Pennsylvania, colonists went on a tax protest from 1791-1794 during the presidency of George Washington.
  • Hamilton's report on Manufacturers

    Hamilton's report on Manufacturers
    The Report on the Subject of Manufactures, generally referred to by its shortened title Report on Manufactures, is the third major report, and magnum opus, of American founding father and first U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton. It was presented to Congress on December 5, 1791.
  • First Bank of the United States Chartered

    First Bank of the United States Chartered
    This was the first band commissioned by the United States government to hold and protect the money of the people of the United States.
  • Citizen Genet Affair

    Citizen Genet Affair
    Citizen Edmond-Charles Genêt, a minister to the United States dispatched by the revolutionary Girondist regime of the new French Republic, which at the time was at war with Great Britain and Spain.
  • Battle of Fallen Timbers

    Battle of Fallen Timbers
    The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the final battle of the Northwest Indian War, a struggle between Native American tribes affiliated with the Western Confederacy, including support from the British led by Captain Alexander McKillop, against the United States for control of the Northwest Territory.
  • Pinckney's Treaty

    Pinckney's Treaty
    Pinckney's Treaty, also commonly known as the Treaty of San Lorenzo or the Treaty of Madrid, was signed in San Lorenzo de El Escorial on October 27, 1795 and established intentions of friendship between the United States and Spain.
  • Jay's Treaty

    Jay's Treaty
    Jay's Treaty was a treaty between Britain and the United States to have good relations for topics such as amity, commerce, and navigation.
  • Treaty of Greenville

    Treaty of Greenville
    The Treaty of Greenville may refer to one or two treaties at Fort Greenville, now Greenville, Ohio. The first was signed on August 3, 1795, following the Native American loss at the Battle of Fallen Timbers a year earlier.
  • Election of John Adams

    Election of John Adams
    The United States presidential election of 1796 was the third quadrennial presidential election. It was held from Friday, November 4 to Wednesday, December 7, 1796.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    The XYZ Affair was a political and diplomatic episode in 1797 and 1798, early in the administration of John Adams, involving a confrontation between the United States and Republican France that led to an undeclared war called the Quasi-War.
  • Quasi-War with France

    Quasi-War with France
    The Quasi-War was an undeclared war fought almost entirely at sea between the United States and France from 1798 to 1800.
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    A series of laws known collectively as the Alien and Sedition Acts were passed by the Federalist Congress in 1798 and signed into law by President Adams. These laws included new powers to deport foreigners as well as making it harder for new immigrants to vote.
  • Judiciary Act of 1800

    Judiciary Act of 1800
    The Judiciary Act of 1800 reduced the size of the Supreme Court from six justices to five and eliminated the justices' circuit duties.
  • Election of Thomas Jefferson

    Election of Thomas Jefferson
    The United States presidential election of 1800 was the fourth United States presidential election. It was held from Friday, October 31 to Wednesday, December 3, 1800.