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  • Jamestown establishes trade with Native Americans

    Jamestown establishes trade with Native Americans
  • Fur Trade with the Dutch

  • Colonies Issue Paper Money

    Colonies Issue Paper Money
  • South Sea Bubble Burst

    Ecconomic crisis
  • Plantation Economy

  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
  • Establishment of the Bank of North America

    set up to help fund the american revolution by Robert Morris using a loan from the french
  • Creation of the First Bank of the U.S.

    the charter lasted until 1811
  • Invention of the Cotton Gin

    Invention of the Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney applies for a pattent for the Cotton Gin
  • Establishment of the U.S. Patent Office

  • Louisiana Purchase

    Doubled the size of the United States
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    War of 1812

  • Creation of the Second Bank of the U.S.

    created as a result of the War of 1812. 20 year charter
  • Panic of 1819

  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
  • First state childlabor reform act passed

    passed in massachusetts
  • First state child labor law passed

  • Panic of 1837

    halted economic growth for three years
  • Railroad built connecting Atlantic to Pacific

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    The gilded age

    time of rapid economic development after the civil war
  • Morrill Tarriff

    Pretective tarriff during war time
  • The Civil War

  • Homestead Act

    Set up program for newly freed slaves and others to obtail land
  • Establishment of the Knights of Labor

    Establishment of the Knights of Labor
    First Union
  • Sherman Anti-trust Act

    broke up monopolies
  • Publication of Upton Sinclair's the Jungle

  • First Workman compensation law passed In NY

  • Standard Oil Dissolved

    Standard Oil Dissolved
    Due to the Sherman Anti trust act
  • Passage of the Sixteenth Amendment

    Income Tax
  • Assembly Line

  • World War One

  • Passage of the Eighteenth Amendment

  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
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    The New Deal

    Created many new programs and jobs after the great depression
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

    “put a ceiling over hours and a floor under wages”
  • Passage of the GI bill

    assisted with verterans attending college
  • Chartering of the United Nations

  • Passage of the Social Security Amendments

  • OPEC Oil Crisis

  • Energy Crisis

    Oil and Energy crisis
  • Tax Reform Act

    Reagan Tax cuts
  • Dot Com Boom

    internet boom
  • Family and medical leave act

    Set up laws surrounding maternity leave
  • North American Free Trade Agreement

  • Terrorist Attacks

    Terrorist Attacks
  • Screen Actors Guild Writers Strike

  • Financial Crisis

    housing buble burst
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

    In response to the 2008 financial crisis