The New Rupublic

By pastej7
  • Ratification of the Constitution

    Ratification of the Constitution
    After a year had passed, along with much ratification battles. The Constitution was ratified on September 13th, 1778.
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  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    This is the date that all 13 states aproved Articles of Confederation. It offically established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states.
  • End of the American Revolution

    End of the American Revolution
    The American War for Independence was a world conflict with the Eastern European nations. It officially ended with the treaty of Paris in September 1783. It was signed by David Hartley, who represented Great Britain and three American negotiators, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay.
  • George Washington Takes Office

    George Washington Takes Office
    George Washington was a unanimous choice to serve as the first President of the United States. Washington won acceptance among Americans of all types. On April 30, 1789 is when Washington was sworn.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    On September 11, 1789, Alexander was elected as the first United States Secretary of the Treasury. He was also one of America's first constitutional lawyers.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    The Whiskey Act, became law in March 1791. George Washington defined the revenue districts, appointed the revenue supervisors and inspectors, and set their pay in November 1791. This lasted until 1794.
  • Battle of Fallen Timbers

    Battle of Fallen Timbers
    Battle of Fallen Timbers was the final battle of the Northwest Indian War, a struggle for control of the Great Lakes.The battle, which was a decisive victory for the United States, ended major hostilities in the region.
  • Jay's Treaty

    Jay's Treaty
    November 19, 1794 was the day it was signed. Brought between the United States and Great Britain.
  • Pinckney's Treaty

    Pinckney's Treaty
    Pinckney's Treaty established friendship between the US and Spain. By defining the boundaries of the United States with the Spanish colonies. It guaranteed the US useon the Mississippi River.
  • George Washington Leaves Office

    George Washington Leaves Office
    He refused to go for a third term becase no one wanted another monarchy.Thus the 2 term only condition is caried on.
  • John Adams

    John Adams
    John Adams was the second President of the United States and also a prominent lawyer and public figure in Boston. He was the lawyer representing the British soliders in the Boston Massacre.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    Was a 1798 diplomatic episode during the administration of John Adams that Americans interpreted as an insult from France. France was destroying the ships of the US that were headed for England.
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    Alien and Sedition Acts was four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists in the 5th United States Congress in the aftermath of the Quasi-War. They were signed into law by President John Adams.
  • Virginia Resolutions

    Virginia Resolutions
    Virginia Resolutions were written secretly by Vice President Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.The Resolutions argued that the states had the right and the duty to declare unconstitutional any acts of Congress.
  • Election of 1800

    Election of 1800
    Vice-President Thomas Jefferson defeated incumbent President John Adams. The election was the first witha a party system.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, and the third President of the United States
  • Barbary War

    Barbary War
    The Barbary pirates' demand tribute from American merchant ships. If ships failed to pay, pirates would attack the ships and take their goods, and often hold crew for ransom.The USS Enterprise defeated the 14-gun Tripolitan corsair Tripoli after a fierce but one-sided battle on August 1, 1801. It didnt end until 1805.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    Marbury vs. Madison formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review in the United States under of the Constitution. The decision defined what "checks and balances" meant.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition of 828,800 square miles of France's claim to the territory of Louisiana in 1803. The U.S. paid less than 3 cents per acre for the Louisiana territory
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Lewis and Clark Expedition was the first transcontinental expedition to the Pacific Coast by the United States. Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson and led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
  • Impressment

    Impressment
    The Royal Navy impressed many British merchant sailors, as well as some sailors from other nations. People liable to impressment were eligible men of seafaring habits between the ages of 18 and 45 years.The impressment of seamen from American ships caused serious tensions between Britain and the United States in the years leading up to the War of 1812. It offically ended when the war began
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States of America and those of the British Empire. Americans declared war in 1812 for many reasons including the opressment.