US History 1 Technology Report 3: 1700-1800

Timeline created by marshall-smith0
  • Virginia Slave Code of 1705

    The House of Burgesses passes the Virginia Slave Code of 1705 which were a series of laws enacted by the Colony regulating the interactions between slaves and citizens of he crown
  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston
  • New York Slave Revolt

    The New York Slave Revolt was an uprising in New York City, and it involved 23 enslaved Africans. They killed 9 whites and injured another 6 before they were stopped.
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    The Yamassee War

    The Yamassee War was a conflict fought in South Carolina between British settlers from the Province of Carolina and the Yamasee and a number of other allied Native American peoples.
  • Population Increase

    Population of the Thirteen Colonies is approxamently 1.5 million.
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    French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War, also known as the Seven Years' War begins.
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    Albany Congress

    The first time that American colonial representatives meet to discuss some manner of formal union
  • Siege of Fort William Henry

  • Siege of Louisbourg

  • Battle of Fort Frontenac

  • Battle of Fort Duquesne

  • Quebec Taken

    Quebec was taken in the French and Indian War by the British
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris formally ends the French and Indian War. France cedes most of its territories in North America to Great Britain.
  • The Sugar Act and The Currency Act

    The Sugar Act (April 5, 1764) intended to raise revenues and the Currency Act (September 1, 1764) prohibited the colonies from issuing paper money. These acts were passing during the economic slump that followed the French and Indian War.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act imposed a tax on many types of printed materials used in the colonies. This Act sparked violent demonstrations in several colonies.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act required the colonies to provide housing, food, and all other living needs to the British soldiers that were stationed in the colonies.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a confrontation in which British soldiers shot and killed several colonists in Boston.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty. They throw a bunch of tea over a ship into the Boston Harbour
  • Intolerable Acts

    Britain passes the Intolerable Acts which include:
    Boston Port Act - March 31
    Administration of Justice Act - May 20
    Massachusetts Government Act - May 20
    A second Quartering Act - June 2
    Quebec Act
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    The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress meets and 12 of the colonies send delegates
  • Battle of Lexington and Conord

    This is the most important battle in all of modern history. This is the battle that started the Revolutionary War.
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    American Revolutionary War

    There were a lot of battles that happened during the Revolutionary War so this is an overview of the years they took
  • Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress meets
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

  • Common Sense

    Thomas Paine publishes his work called Common Sense. Common Sense was a pamphlet that advocated for independence from Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    The Second Continental Congress enacts a resolution declaring independence from the British Empire. This is approved on July 4
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War ending in an American Allied Victory.
    *Queue Team America World Police Theme*
  • George Washington

    George Washington is inaugurated as the first President of the United States
  • John Adams

    John Adams becomes the 2nd President of the United States