chapter 5

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  • French and Indian war

    1754-1763 treaty of Paris
  • king George the 3rd

    He kept colonists east of application mountains and kept control of colonists and fur trade while controlling westward expansion.
  • Sugar act

    lowered taxes on British products
  • Tension in streets

    Fight broke out between Boston people and red coats 5 redcoats were killed
  • The Boston tea party

    Ships loaded with tea arrived the sons of liberty boarded the ships and poured 342 chests of tea overboard.
  • A meeting in Philadelphia

    Fifty five delegates gathered in Philadelphia to set a body called continental congress.
  • Fighting begins

    A British officer noted that the people are evidently making every preparation for residence.
  • Britain sends troops

    Several thousands troops were send to Boston
  • British are coming

    British are coming
    Joseph Warren saw them coming so he spread the word Paul Revere spread the news to Samuel Adams and he took it to concord.
  • turning civilians into soldiers

    turning civilians into soldiers
    Washington turns civilians into soldiers.
  • Ready to fight

    Ready to fight
    Washington believed his army was ready to fight so he set up his army while the redcoats were asleep.
  • Declaring Independence

    Declaring Independence
    The second Continental congress was filed with a debate
  • New Hampshire ratifies a Constitution

    New Hampshire ratifies a Constitution
    New Hampshire voted in exeter to have there own government with their own government comes there a Constitution
  • Manumission

    Manumission
    When a slave owner can give legal freedom to their slaves.
  • Jefferson write the DOI

    Jefferson write the DOI
    He took part in writing it.
  • Battles of Trent and new jersey

    Battles of Trent and new jersey
    A small but important battle that the US won.
  • The State Constitution

    The State Constitution
    Each state slowly made a Constitution that was how the preamble came to be.
  • articles of confederation

    articles of confederation
    The original Constitution that was soon replaced.
  • American and British Battle of Saratoga

    American and British Battle of Saratoga
    Americans won the climax of Saratoga.
  • Howe captures Philadelphia

    Howe captures Philadelphia
    Howe sends 15,000 troops to battle in Philadelphia British lost.
  • Winter a valley forge

    Winter a valley forge
    Washingtonians army deprived of materials left to freeze and starve at the winter that was coming.
  • Congress prohibits enslaved people imported to the US

    Congress prohibits enslaved people imported to the US
    A federal law said no new slaves were to be imported into the states.
  • john paul jones and serapis

    john paul jones and serapis
    John sailed around British isles. Bonhomme engaged the serapis and Scarborough which escorted the Baltic merchant fleet.
  • Spain declares war against Great Britain

    Spain declares war against  Great Britain
    Spain declares war on Britain creating a alliance with Americans but Spains king declined the alliance.
  • Plans for the first fed tax

    Plans for the first fed tax
    The government loosely put tax on the states while the states refused to pay it.
  • British surrender at Yorktown

    British surrender at Yorktown
    Americans won the battle with french peoples help.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Purpose of it was to keep boundaries between the British empire and the US.
  • Spain closed the lower Mississippi river to american western settlers

    Spain closed the lower Mississippi river to american western settlers
    The river was a Western boundary of the united states it garenteeded Americans to free navigation
  • The land ordinance of 1785

    The land ordinance of 1785
    The government will sell each section of the town 2 dollors per 320 acres.
  • Shays rebellion

    Shays rebellion
    The government tried to impose tax on both sides when the uprising of Massachusetts was happening the war took place in Springfield.
  • The northwest ordinance

    The northwest ordinance
    A charted government provided a meathead for admitting new states to the union or territory.
  • Convetion

    Convetion
    It was a debate on how America should be governed.
  • Signing of the Constitution

    Signing of the Constitution
    39 delegates representing 12 states created the Constitution during a 4 month long convention.
  • Delaware first state to approve Constitution

    Delaware first state to approve Constitution
    30-0 by a unanimous vote Delaware ratified the Constitution.
  • New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution

    New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution
    When they accepted the Constitution It ended the articles of confederation.
  • The land act of 1800

    The land act of 1800
    Harrison land act people had the opportunity to buy land in the northwest from the federal government.
  • Jefferson agreed to writing it

    Jefferson agreed to writing it
    Jefferson agreed to writing the declaration of independence.