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The American Journey 1587-1825

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    Colonial Settlement 1587-1770

    This period includes the settlement of the 13 colonies, the Great Awakening, the French and Indian War, etc.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The <a href='http://www.allabouthistory.org/mayflower-compact.htm' target="_blank">Mayflower Compact</a> was a written agreement by the English settlers to establish a civil government and to proclaim their allegiance to the king.
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    Creating a Nation 1763-1791

    This period covers the events leading up to the revolution and the war with Great Britain.
  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
    At the Battle of Trenton George Washington defeated the Hessian forces under Colonel Rall. Many consider this an important turning point in the Revolutionary War.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence declared our independence and stated the reasons for our separation from England. The Declaration of Independence is important because it states that God created man with certain inalienable rights and that a government exists for the benefit of the people and that "all men are created equal."
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    The New Republic 1789-1825