College History Timeline 2

  • John Edwards begins Great Awakening

    John Edwards begins Great Awakening
    The Great Awakkening was a religous revival that started in America in 1734. The two leading preachers were George Whitefield and Johnathan Edwards.
  • Zenger free-press trial

    Zenger free-press trial
    John Peter Zenger was a newspaper printer in New York. In one of his newspaper, he called out a corrupt royal governor. This eventually led to the freeedom of press right.
  • War of Jenkins's Ear

    War of Jenkins's Ear
    The War of Jenkins' Ear was a conflict between Britain and Spain. This conflict lasted from 1739 to 1748. The war was located in New Granada, Caribbean, Florida, Georgia, Pacific Ocean, and Atlantic Ocean.
  • King George's War

    King George's War
    Conflict that lasted about four years and is also known as the War of Austrian Succession. It wasn't really a war. It was more of military operations in North America that formed parts of the War of Austrian Succession.
  • Princeton College Founded

    Princeton College Founded
    The famous college of Princeton was found in New Jersey. Today it is known as an Ivy League school.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    This war is referred to as the Seven Years' War. It lasted from 1754 to 1763. The two units fighting in the war was the colonies of British America and New France. The result was a British win and the Treat of Paris.
  • Albany Congress

    Albany Congress
    This was a meeting of representatives sent by the legislatures of the northern seven of the thirteen British North American colonies. The seven colonies were Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. They discussed about better realtions with the native people.
  • Braddock's Defeat

    Braddock's Defeat
    This was a British military expedition that was an attempt by Braddock to capture the French Fort Duqense.
  • Battle of Qubec

    Battle of Qubec
    This battle is also known as the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. This battle was a very important battle that occured during the Seven Years' War. This was a much needed win for the British Army.
  • South Crolina anti-slave trade measures

    South Crolina anti-slave trade measures
    This was when Britain vetoed Sounth Carlonia's anti-slave trade measures. South Carolina wished to stop slave trade, but Britain didn't allow them to stop.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This proclamation forbidded anyone to settle on the west side of a line that was drawn along the Appalchain Mountains. This proclamation resulted after the Seven Years' War.
  • Paxton Boys; Philadelphia

    Paxton Boys; Philadelphia
    The Paxton Boys were frontiersmen of Scots-Irish origin from along the Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania who formed a group to retaliate in 1763 against local American Indians in the aftermath of the French and Indian War.
  • Brown College Founded

    Brown College Founded
    Private Ivy League school located inside Providence, Rhode Island. The current enrollment of Brown college is about 8,700 full time students.
  • Rutgers College Found

    Rutgers College Found
    Rutgers University was founded in New Jersey. It is the State University of New Jersey.
  • Dartmouth Collge Founded

    Dartmouth Collge Founded
    This is a private Ivy League school located in New Hampshire. Its current enrollment is under 6,500 students.