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Colonial America

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    Navigation Act of 1651-1660

    Aimed at Dutch,intended to hurt the Dutch freight trade, goods could be imported (only) by English ships,
  • Plantation Duty Act

    Plantation Duty Act
    A law concerning Colonial merchants pay a duty on set out articles shipped from one colony to another
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    Salem Witch Trials

    indirect manifestation of a holy struggle between God and Satan
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    Stono Rebellion

    Resistance wide range, acts of sabotage, run aways. Governor of Florida promised freedom to fugitive slaves. (1739)
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    All European goods must pass through England made into law.
  • Independence Day

    Independence Day
    Liberty granted in American
  • Death of George Washington

    Death of George Washington
    established as president 1789 in State of New York, Bill of Rights, Articles of Confederation. Father of Our Nation. established the Constitution. Victory over American Revolution. Died before 1800's.
  • Slavery

    Laborers enslaved for profit of crops and lands. African nation forced into hard labor. harsh punishments. And held captive as servants for generation to generation, treated as property. New laws defined slavery not only as a lifetime status but also a generational status. African people had no protection or rights in America.
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    Election of 1800

    Jefferson vs. Burr, Alexander Hamilton's influence, 1804
    (12 Amendment)
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    U.S President 1861-1865, declared Emancipation Proclamation,
    Ended slavery in America
    Proceeded the Battle and end of Civil War
  • Chesapeake

    Contract laborers in agreement over land and profit, Tobacco labor profits soar, disadvantage not enough laborers, planters fears rebellion, enforce labor. President Thomas Jefferson
  • U.S Presidential Election

    U.S Presidential Election
    Rutherford B. Hayes (Republican) declared the winner over Samuel Jones Tilden. 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The compromise of 1877