U.S. Beginings

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    U.S. Beginings

  • Mayflower Compact

    the compact was created as a set of laws for the puritans.
  • Mayflower lands on Plymoth Rock

    Mayflower lands on Plymoth Rock
    the Puritns wanted to cleanse them self of the catholic "impurties"
  • Suger Act

    Suger Act
    Britain decided to put a tax on sugar to pay for supplies.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
  • Townshend Act

  • Boston Massacre

    In turn for colonists throwing rocks at them, british soldiers open fired, killing 6 Bostonians.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists were angered at the taxation without representation, so in turn they sank the imported tea.
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    Paul Revere's Ride
  • lexington and Concord

    lexington and Concord
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    the colonists decided to revolt against british rule.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    America declared Independence from England.
  • Battle of Sartoga

  • Federalist Papers

    Federalist Papers
  • Constitution Rattified

    12 years after the U.S. became a country, the set of laws was approved.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Napolean needed funds to fuel a war, so he sold the Louisiana territory to the U.S.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
  • Kansas/ Nebraska Act

    Kansas/ Nebraska Act
  • U.S. Civil War

    U.S. Civil War
  • Emancipation Proclimation

    Emancipation Proclimation