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  • Zenger Trial

    Zenger Trial
    "On August 5, 1735, twelve New York jurors, inspired by the eloquence of the best lawyer of the period, Andrew Hamilton, ignored the instructions of the Governor's hand-picked judges and returned a verdict of "Not Guilty" on the charge of publishing "seditious libels." - German printer wrote anti-government articals showing the first sign of wanting to obtian freedom.
  • Albany congress

    Albany congress
    Was set up to negotiat the settlement with leaders of the iroquios confedracy who had grown impatient with land grabbing of the british."Representatives met daily at Albany, New York from June 19 to July 11 to discuss better relations with the Indian tribes and common defensive measures against the French." -Wikipedia
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    Seven Years War

    Conflict over the control of the Ohio River vally fighing in the colonies and leads to the expultion of the French from North America. -
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    France lost all its possessions on the North American mainland. .Britian gained all of their land east of the mississippi.-Out of many History of the american people.
  • Pontiac’s Rebellion

    Pontiac’s Rebellion
    " the french never conquered us, neither did thay purchase a foot of our country,nor have they a right to give it to you." A confedracy of tribes laid a plan for a coordinated attack on the british. Native americans were distaught of the british for taking there land that the french had once purched.
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    Duty implaced on merchants on sugar and certian luxuries. "mostly evaded the taxes and undercut the intention of the tax — that the English product would be cheaper than that from the French West Indies." - Although this lowed the prices of molasses there were stricter enforcement of navigation acts. as well as judges being appointed by the crown.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    A direct tax placed on most printed paper.
    "The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used. Ship's papers, legal documents, licenses, newspapers, other publications, and even playing cards were taxed."- Because Britian was out doing its power within the colonies it was a very direct tax and it effected everyone in general.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    "AN ACT FOR THE BETTER SECURING THE DEPENDENCY OF HIS MAJESTY'S DOMINIONS IN AMERICA UPON THE CROWN AND PARLIAMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN." Absolute parliment supremacy over colonial matters; came after the repal of the stamp act
  • Repeal of stamp act

    Repeal of stamp act
    "Parliament voted to repeal the Stamp Act in March 1766. However, the same day, Parliament passed the Declaratory Acts"-
    After the number of protest against this act, such as the nonimportation movement british parliment was worries of the effectiveness of this boycott that they were forced to abid to their commands and repeal the stamp act.
  • Boston massacre

    Boston massacre
    "additional soldiers, and these too were attacked, so the soldiers fired into the mob, killing 3 on the spot." -
    In an effert to try to maintain peace, british soilders were sent into the english colonies; coloniest become outraged and start attacking them. frighten by the mobs after them soilders open fire into the mob, killing and injuring many.
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    "An act to allow a drawback of the duties of customs on the exportation of tea to any of his Majesty's colonies or plantations in America" -
    An act not to raise revenue but the help the east indian company; selling tea a very affordable prices.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    "We then were ordered by our commander to open the hatches and take out all the chests of tea and throw them overboard,"-
    this act was not put in paces to rasie revanues but to help the east indian company this is what essentially lead to full scale rebellition Colonist would dress up at indians and climb on the ships and throw massive amounts of tea overboord.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    "Parliament replied to the "Boston Tea Party" with the five Coercive Acts of 1774. The colonists dubbed them the "Intolerable Acts."
    After the boston tea party parliments was outraged of the behaivor of the colonist they they past the intolerable acts to show they had power over them no matter what. Included in the act was: Port act (closing all ports in the boston harbor) Mass. Govwerment act, Adminstration of justice act(soliders are off the hook), Quartering act.
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    First Continental Congress

    "The colonies presented there were united in a determination to show a combined authority to Great Britain, but their aims were not uniform at all."
    During this meeting they established the Suffolk resolve, rejected intolerable acts, established military, Decleration of rights and freedom, creation of committies to enfore soffolk reslove also they plan a 2nd meeting if desires not meet.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    "The first bloodshed at Lexington and Concord, marked the crossing of a threshold, and the momentum from these events pushed both sides farther apart. Following the battles, neither the British nor the Americans knew what to expect next."-
    leading both sides confused an unawear of what could happen next.
  • Second continental congress

    Second continental congress
    "The questions were different this time. First and foremost, how would the colonist meet the military threat of the British. "
    After lexington and concord thing got alot works during this meeting it was said that and continental army would be formed with Gerorge washington neimg the lead commandor. Allowed the printing of money,
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    "it was a small-scale conflict, the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga was the first American victory of the Revolutionary War"-
    One of the locations for which the french and indian war was fought.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    "The colonials were jubilant, but not for long. Confusion, a lack of discipline, inter-colony rivalries, and the resulting lack of reinforcements and supplies were to take their toll. Howe had been frustrated but not defeated." English victory
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    "it extended an offer of reconciliation to the King. The Olive Branch is of course a symbol of peace." -
    More respectful letter written towards the kind not filled with so much anger.
  • Common sense

    Common sense
    "Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy"-
    Spoke to commmon people coloinst against the british.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument. -
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    "The BATTLE OF SARATOGA was the turning point of the Revolutionary War."-
    This was the point of the war that proved theast america had a big chance of ganing thier revolution.
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    Valley Forge

    "Naked and starving as they are we cannot enough admire the incomparable patience and fidelity of the soldiery." –General George Washington at Valley Forge,
    Valley Forge was an army base for the contiential army even though not much was done here the army suffered a large amount here becouse of the winters. The soilders learned from this ecperince ,the created brotherhoods and leran to fight as a unit.
  • Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom

    Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom
    "The bill states that "no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious Worship place or Ministry … nor shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief …" -Thomas jefferson,
  • Ratification of Articles of Confederation

    Ratification of Articles of Confederation
    "Bickering over land claims between Virginia and Maryland delayed final ratification for almost four more years. Maryland finally approved the Articles on March 1, 1781, affirming the Articles as the outline of the official government of the United States."-
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    battle of Yorktown

    "General George Washington's resounding defeat of Lord Cornwallis's British army;causing the British to surrender and effectively ending the American Revolutionary War."-
    American and french forces fighting together against the british.last major battle during the American Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of Independence.
  • Treay of Paris 1783

    Treay of Paris 1783
    "the Paris Peace Treaty — formally ended the United States War for Independence." -
    Gave formal recogniton to the united states
  • Land Ordinance of 1785

    Land Ordinance of 1785
    "laid the foundations of American land policy until the passage of the Homestead Act in 1862. After the Indian title had been purchased "-
  • Virginia Declaration of Rights

    Virginia Declaration of Rights
    "A declaration of rights made by the representatives of the good people of Virginia, assembled in full and free convention; which rights do pertain to them and their posterity, as the basis and foundation of government."
  • Northwest Ordinance of 1787

    Northwest Ordinance of 1787
    "Considered to be one of the most significant achievements of the Congress of the Confederation,"-
    Became awera of the land north of the ohio river and west of the mississippi that would one day become part of the united states.
  • George Washington Inauguration

    George Washington Inauguration
    "General Washington had been unanimously elected President by the first electoral college, and John Adams was elected Vice President because he received the second greatest number of votes. Under the rules, each elector cast two votes. "-
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    Washington Presidency

    Jay treaty
    Whiskey Rebellion
    Between two parties
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    John adams

    Department of navy and marines formed
    aliena and sedition acts
    Convention of 1800 and avoided war with france
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    Thomas jefferson

    XYZ affair
    Louisiana Purchase
    Embargo Act of 1807
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    James madison

    "Virginia Plan"
    Federalist papers
    War if 1812
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    President Monroe

    Era of good feelings ran unopposed single political party
    Monroe Doctrine
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    president john quincy adams

    Tariff of Abominations
    appointed clay as SOS "corrupt bargain."
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    President Jackson

    trail of tears
    Paid of national debt\
    The common man in office
    hatred against clay
    spoils system
    Kitchen Cabinet
    denial of a bill to re-charter a Second Bank of the United States
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    political- founder of the two party political system in the united states
    panic of 1837
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    William H. Harrison

    one month into his presidency, Harrison died of pneumonia stemming from a cold caught on his inauguration day.
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    President Tylor

    everyone believed he was acting president but he accepted the position as president
    vetoed a National Bank Bill
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    President polk

    "dark horse" candidate
    "manifest destiny"