Early American History

  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1763
    This treaty ended the seven years war. Great Britain gained all land east of the Mississippi River.
  • Stamp Act of 1765

    Stamp Act of 1765
    A tax passed of american colonists forcing them to pay a tax on every paper product.The money collected by the Stamp Act was to be used to help pay the costs of defending and protecting the American frontier near the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    It was the first written constition for the united states.The Second Continental Congress appointed a committee to draft the Articles in June 1776 and sent the draft to the states for ratification in November 1777.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Signified the colonies leaving Great Britain. Became the basas of all laws.
  • Constitution

    It revised the articles of confederation. It was the beging of the seperation of powers.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification.
  • Fort Sumpter

    Fort Sumpter
    First battle of the Civil War. Was known as the shot heard around the world.
  • Emancipation proclamation

    Emancipation proclamation
    Ended slavery in the north. Written by Abraham Lincoln.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    Famous speech by Abraham Lincoln.