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  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    “British king George III issued an order creating the Proclamation Line of 1763 prohibiting settlers from crossing west of the Appalachian Mountains. Established after the French and Indian War (after the British acquisition of French territory) this boundary was meant to limit [the] western expansion of the colonies into Native American territories and to provide the British greater control of their colonies.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    “It was an attempt to improve the tax revenues of the American colonies in the period immediately following the British victory in the Seven Years' War. to improve the tax revenues of the American colonies in the period immediately following the British victory in the Seven Years' War. The act aroused great resentment among the colonists”
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    "The Currency Act, passed in 1764 along with the Sugar Act, prohibited the printing and issuance of paper money by Colonial legislatures. It also set up fines and penalties for members of the Colonial government who disobeyed"
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act stated that Great Britain would house its soldiers in American barracks and public houses. And if the soldiers outnumbered colonial housing, they would be quartered in inns, alehouses, barns, other buildings, etc.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    "Taxes played on paper goods, newspapers, legal documents, and playing cards"
  • declaratory act of 1766

    declaratory act of 1766
    The American Colonies Act 1766, commonly known as the Declaratory Act, was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain that accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act 1765 and the amendment of the Sugar Act.
  • Townshend Acts (June 15–July 2, 1767)

     Townshend Acts (June 15–July 2, 1767)
    The Townshend Acts or Townshend Duties, were a series of British acts of Parliament passed between 1767 and 1768 introducing a series of taxes and regulations to fund the administration of the British colonies in America.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    he Boston Massacre was a confrontation in Boston on March 5, 1770, in which a group of nine British soldiers shot five people out of a crowd of three or four hundred who were harassing them verbally and throwing various projectiles.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act of 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The principal objective was to reduce the massive amount of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the struggling company survive.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    The Boston Tea Party was an American political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts were a series of laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. The laws aimed to punish Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest of the Tea Act, a tax measure enacted by Parliament in May 1774
  • Battles of Lexington and concord

    Battles of Lexington and concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy, and Cambridge.
  • Battle of bunker hill (Breeds hill)

    Battle of bunker hill (Breeds hill)
    The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the first stage of the American Revolutionary War. The battle is named after Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts, which was peripherally involved in the battle.
  • Declaration of independence

    Declaration of independence
    The 13 united colonies were tired of the british so the announced the independence from britian and they wrote it on paper
  • Battle of Trenton

    The battle of Trenton made the Americans want to keep fighting because they won and the win gave them confidence.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga was a battle over the Hudson river American won and maintained control over the Hudson river valley.
  • The battle of Valley Forge

    Valley forge was training camp for the continental army A.K.A. American troops. The battle was about the Continentals trying to fight for America’s independence and alliance with France. Valley Forge is where the colonists trained and gained confidence for the war. The troops’ encampment in Valley Forge was a critical point leading to the American Revolutionary War.
  • The battle of Yorktown

    The battle of Yorktown
    the last major conflict of the American revolution
  • treaty of Paris

    between the American colonies and Great Britain, ended the American Revolution and formally recognized the United States as an independent nation.
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    Westward expansion

    the westward expansion was exactly what it says the expansion of land owned in the west by the Americans. so the states were moving and discovering and kicking natives out so that they could live there. THESE WERE ACTS OF NATIONALISM because the did this to improve the nation.
  • The 3/5 Compromise

    The 3/5 Compromise
    The 3/5 Compromise made slaves 3/5 of a person so they only counted as 3/5 of the total population, 3/5 of taxes, and 3/5 of votes. THESE WERE ACTS OF SECTIONALISM because this affected the slave states.
  • The Great Compromise

    The Great Compromise
    The Great Compromise was an agreement made during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation each state would have under the United States Constitution. THIS WAS A ACT OF NATIONALISM because it affected all of the United States.
  • The Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion
    The government put a tax on whiskey making the community that sells whiskey and for the community that drinks it. causing them to violently protest against the tax.
  • State rights (Amendment X)

    State rights (Amendment X)
    Amendment X says "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." which means, any power not specifically given to the federal government by the Constitution belongs to the States and the people.
  • XYZ Affair

    the french didn't take the Americans seriously and thought they where spies. which made the Americans feel disrespected.
  • Alien and sedition acts

    the president could in-prison or deport anyone considered to be dangerous or not a US citizen
  • Virginia and kentucky resolutions

    resolutions to nullify the federal laws.
  • John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859)

    John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859)
    John Brown was an American abolitionist. he reached national prominence for his radical abolitionism and fighting in Bleeding Kansas, he was captured and killed for a failed incitement of a slave rebellion at Harpers Ferry preceding the American Civil War. he contributed sectionalism because he wanted the south to fall
  • Nat Turner (10/02/1800 -11/11/1831)

    Nat Turner (10/02/1800 -11/11/1831)
    Nat Turner was an enslaved African-American preacher who organized and led the four-day rebellion he marched throughout Southampton County in Virginia, killing 60 people until white authorities crushed the revolt. Turner avoided capture for nearly two months before he was caught.
  • Embargo Act

    The Americans embargoed the British and the French, meaning they paused the trade flow through the countries.
  • War of 1812

    was fought between the United States and Great Britain, primarily over the impressment of American sailors by the British Navy, as well as disagreements over trade, western expansion, and Native American policy. The war ended inconclusively after three years of fighting.
  • Frederick Douglass (feb, 1818-Feb 20, 1895

    Frederick Douglass (feb, 1818-Feb 20, 1895
    he wrote a book The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written By Himself. He fought throughout most of his career for the abolition of slavery and worked with notable abolitionists like William Lloyd Garrison and Gerrit Smith.
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
    a court case that made Maryland not able to tax the second bank of the united states.
  • The Compromise of 1820 (Missouri Compromise)

    The Compromise of 1820 (Missouri Compromise)
    The Missouri Compromise was a federal legislation of the United States that balanced desires of northern states to prevent expansion of slavery this was nationalism because it brought the states together.
  • Harriet Tubman (03-1822 – 03-10,1913)

    Harriet Tubman (03-1822 – 03-10,1913)
    Harriet Tubman was a African American slave that was a big help to the Underground Railroad and she was a help to all the slaves so that they could escape through the underground railroad. THESE WERE ACTS OF SECTIONALISM because she fought against the state.
  • Monroe doctrine

    Monroe doctrine
    made sure the US didn't interfear W/ the internal affairs
  • The Compromise of 1850

    The Compromise of 1850
    The Compromise of 1850 was the treaty of the Mexican cession making a line to divide Texas and Mexico
  • Fugitive Slave Law

    Fugitive Slave Law
    The Fugitive Slave Law was a law that if a slave ran away that if you found them anywhere you could bring them back to work. because before when the slave ran away if they made it to Canada they would be safe form there masters
  • Dread Scott decision

    Dread Scott decision