Apush timetoast

APUSH - Period 3

  • End of the French and Indian War (a.k.a. The 7 years war)

    End of the French and Indian War (a.k.a. The 7 years war)
    America's first president.
  • Paxton Boys attack Pennsylvania Indians

    Paxton Boys attack Pennsylvania Indians
    Massacre on Indians (20 killed) upset people as they were defenseless
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Where the British said the colonist could not go past the Appalachian mountains. Made colonist upset even though it did not really matter
  • Pontiac's Rebellion

    Pontiac's Rebellion
    Pontiac's Rebellion ended in defeat for the Indians, and they failed to push out the British settlers
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    An act that taxed pretty much everything sugar. Another tax that made the colonist unhappy
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Reaffirmed British rule over the colonist. Colonist did not like it however.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    Acts that put taxes on tea, glass, and other things. Made colonist super upset.
  • Treaty of Fort Stanwix

    Treaty of Fort Stanwix
    Treaty between Britain and Native Americans. Established a line where the Indians had land, so they benefited.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Major impact on Britain and American colonist relations.
  • Somerset Decision

    Somerset Decision
    Famous law that freed slaves in Britain.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Boston Tea party was revolt led by colonist to attack ships that contained tea and were thrown out do to the taxes
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tax on tea which made colonist mad. Eventually colonist just bought smuggled tea.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Drafted the Declaration of Rights and elected Peyton Randolph as first president of Congress
  • Intolerable Act

    Intolerable Act
    4 acts after the Boston Tea Party. Made colonist angry
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    British won, and received Breed's Hill and Charleston Peninsula. Increased American moral (even though losing).
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    Proved that America could stand up to the strongest army at the time (Britain)
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Adopted Lee registration and agreed to the Declaration of Interdependence
  • Common Sense (book)

    Common Sense (book)
    Helped sway people into supporting the idea of independence from Britain
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Set the ideals of the newly founded U.S. and officially declared its independence from Britain
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    Washington attacks Johnan Rall's troops which were Rall lost. Americans end with less dying and wounded then the Brits
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    British had to retreat their due to their losses from Washington and another general
  • Treaty of Alliance

    Treaty of Alliance
    Provided a military alliance between America and the French.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Original Constitution of the U.S. Eventually gets ratified to the current constitution in 1789 however.
  • Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington

    Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington
    General Cornwallis surrendered his troops effectively ending the fights in the Colonies which led to the Treaty of Paris
  • Treaty of Paris (American Rev.)

    Treaty of Paris (American Rev.)
    Ended the war for independence between America and Great Britain. However, tensions would still continue to arise.
  • Newburgh Conspiricy

    Newburgh Conspiricy
    George Washington was able to diffuse the situation with the Congress, which saved the American revolution
  • Annapolis Convention

    Annapolis Convention
    This is where the delegates from each of the colonies sent to have this political convention
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Nationalists used the rebellion to heighten paranoia, and George Washington was convinced enough by their arguments to come out of retirement and take part in the Constitutional Convention
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    This was a convention that discussed the weaknesses of The Articles of Confederation. It was important as it was a major problem
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    Gave the U.S. the Northwest territory and allowed more states to be made. Important because the U.S. needed the growth
  • The Federalist Papers published

    The Federalist Papers published
    85 letters to newspaper that urged the ratification of the U.S. constitution. Very important as it helped urge people to get 9/13 votes
  • Election of George Washington

    Election of George Washington
    First ever president. Important because it was essentially the beginning of the executive branch for the U.S.
  • Beginning of the French Revolution

    Beginning of the French Revolution
    Total rework of French government of absolute monarchy and feudal system.
  • Washington DC chosen as capital

    Washington DC chosen as capital
    It was established by the constitution that it would serve as the nation's capital
  • Hamiliton's First Report on Public Credit

    Hamiliton's First Report on Public Credit
    A means to encourage order in the American economy for the benefit of commercial and industrial interests.
  • Bill of Rights Ratified

    Bill of Rights Ratified
    First 10 amendments to the U.S.
  • First Bank of the United States Charter

    First Bank of the United States Charter
    Created the first bank that the U.S. owned. It opened up for investors right away
  • Hamilton's Report on Manufactures

    A famous book that projected the future of the United States and its place in the world economy.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    American rebellion which threatend the newly established U.S. because of a tax on whiskey.
  • Citizen Genet Affair

    Citizen Genet Affair
    Incident precipitated by the military adventurism of 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.
  • Jay's Treaty

    Jay's Treaty
    A treaty between the United States and Great Britain that averted war, resolved issues remaining since the Treaty of Paris of 1783
  • Battle of Fallen Timbers

    Battle of Fallen Timbers
    the final battle of the Northwest Indian War, a struggle between Native American tribes affiliated with the Western Confederacy against the United States for control of the Northwest Territory
  • Treaty of Greenville

    Treaty of Greenville
    Indians get some land as peace treaty from the U.S.
  • Pinckney's Treaty

    Pinckney's Treaty
    This treaty established friendship between U.S. and Spain.Spain recognized U.S. borders at the Mississippi and the 31st parallel
  • Election of John Adams

    Election of John Adams
    Hamilton didn't like him and try to get someone else to do it, but he ends up winning anyways
  • XYZ affair

    XYZ affair
    The XYZ Affair was a diplomatic incident between French and United States which caused the Quasi-War. U.S. and French negotiators restored peace with the Convention of 1800 (Treaty of Mortefontaine).
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    New laws that included new powers to deport foreigners as well as making it harder for new immigrants to vote.
  • Quasi-War with France

    Quasi-War with France
    Undeclared naval war with the U.S. and French. Ends up changing French's direction after Napoleon comes in charge.
  • Judiciary Act of 1800

    Judiciary Act of 1800
    An act to provide for the more convenient organization of the Courts of the United States
  • Election of Thomas Jefferson

    Election of Thomas Jefferson
    Ends up becoming the vice president. He ushered in the age of the "democratic-republican" party