U.S. History 1770 to 1840

  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thimas Jefferson was a VA. lawyer.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the of the citizenry.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The dumping of 18,000pound of tea into Boston Harbor .
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    A document written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776.Which delegates of the Continental Congress .
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    this was a document adopted by the second Continental Congress in 1777 and then it was finial approved by states in 1781.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This was the treaty that ended the Revolutionary War confirming the independence of the United States
  • Shays Rebellion

    Shays Rebellion
    Shays' Rebellion, the post-Revolutionary clash between New England farmers. He was an uprising of the debt- ridden Mass. Farmers protesting increased states taxes in1787
  • George Washington becomes President and creates the Cabinet

    George Washington becomes President and creates the Cabinet
    John Adams was elected vice president. Washington took the oath of office as the first President under the Constitution for the United States of America on April 30, 1789, at Federal Hall in New York City although, at first, he had not wanted the position.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    it was the first 10 amendments to the U.S Constitution , added in 1791 and consisting of a formal list of citizents rights and freedom.
  • The Three Branches of government

    The Three Branches of government
    Legislative Branches - it was to make law
    Executive Branch - this law was to carry out law
    Judicial Branch- this is to interpret the law