1700-1800

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  • Second Northern War

    Second Northern War
    The Second Northern War started in 1700 and ended in 1721. This war also went by the name Great Northern War. Russia, Denmark-Norway, and Saxony-Poland challenged the supremacy of Sweden in the Baltic area because of military conflict.
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    History of 1700-1800

    This is a timeline of the history in 1700-1800. There are many dates that are not included, but theses are a few dates that I researched.
  • John Campbell

    John Campbell
    John Campbell founded the first successful newspaper of America. It was called the Boston News-Letter.
  • Carolina

    Carolina
    Carolina was divided into North and South Carolina. The colony split because they differed in geographies.
  • Introduction of Tea

    Introduction of Tea
    Tea was introduced into the American colonies, and it became a staple everyday drink.
  • Quakers

    Quakers
    A statement opposing slavery in the United States was made by the Quakers. The Quakers believed that all people are equal and should not be treated differently.
  • Province Hall

    Province Hall
    They began construction on Province Hall, Now known as Independence Hall, in 1730. Province Hall was built in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Conestoga Wagon

    Conestoga Wagon
    The Conestoga wagon was invented in Pennsylvania. This covered wagon improved overland travel into the frontier.
  • The Liberty Bell

    The Liberty Bell
    The Liberty Bell was placed in Pennsylvania State House in 1753. It symbolizes and represents the independence, justice, and freedom.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War was a war between France and Great Britain over American colonies. the war lasted for nine years and ended in 1763 with a British victory.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The British formally recognized American independence and most of its territory east of the Mississippi River to the United States. It doubled the size of the new nation and paved the way for westward expansion
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British troops fired into a mob and killed five men. This event lead to intense public protests.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Boston Tea Party was a political protest. Colonial patriots, disguised as Mohawk Indians, boarded three ships in the Boston Harbor and dumped more than three hundred crates of tea overboard as a protest against the British tea tax.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    First Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia. Fifty-six delegates were present and they represented every colony except Georgia.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    The American Revolutionary War also goes by the name of the United States War of Independence. The war started in 1775 and ended in 1783. Thirteen of Great Britain's North American colonies won political independence and formed the United States of America.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    The Battle of Lexington started the American Revolution with Great Britain.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence gets adopted by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
  • Declaration of Independence Signed

    Declaration of Independence Signed
    The members of the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence on August 2, 1776.
  • Flag Designed Approved

    Flag Designed Approved
    The first official flag of the United States gets approved by the Continental Congress.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation gets adopted by the Continental Congress. This served as the first constitution of the United States.
  • Steam Boat

    Steam Boat
    Jouffroy Marquis d'Abbans created the steam boat in France in 1783. He showed the success of the steam boat on River Saône at Lyon. He grew much fame from this invention. It was used for passenger transportation, ship expenses, and cargo. The first steamboat in America was built by Robert Fulton in 1807.
  • Bifocal Lenses

    Bifocal Lenses
    Bifocal Lenses were invented by Benjamin Franklin. They were used to help people see objects at different distances.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    The Shay's Rebellion starts in August of 1786. The Shay's Rebellion erupts farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina. They had penalties for failure to pay and people protest high taxes.
  • President George Washington

    President George Washington
    George Washington was the first president of the United States. He was president from 1789-1797. He had a rough childhood which pushed him into politics. Washington established countless precedents that guided his successors. He created the President’s Cabinet and declared it's executive privilege. He also used the veto for the first time.
  • U.S. Supreme Court

    U.S. Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court met for the first time at they meet at the Merchants Exchange Building in New York City. It was made up of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement.
  • New York Stock Exchange

    New York Stock Exchange
    The New York Stock Exchange was created. Today it is the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization..
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The first ten amendments, known as the United States Bill of Rights, gets ratified to the Constitution.
  • President John Adams

    President John Adams
    John Adams was elected the first Vice President of the United States in 1789. He spent the next eight years inconspicuously. In 1796, Washington declared he would retire. They elected John Adams as the second president in 1797, and his presidency ended 1801. When John Adams became president, his family served in various positions. Adams built an official household, welcomed guests, and hired staff to maintain the home.
  • Britain First Nation

    Britain First Nation
    Britain was the First Nation to introduce a national income tax. Then the national income tax moved to the United States.