u.s. history project

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  • 7.Mayflower Compact

    7.Mayflower Compact
    It was the 1st governing document of Plymouth Colony. they were known as pilgrims they had to make a government so they could have power to choose and be considered what they are.
  • Plymouth Colony

    Plymouth Colony
    It was an important event in history because of John Smith founded and named was the town that the mayflower compact was also done at.
  • 9.Sugar Act

    9.Sugar Act
    It was important because of a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on April 5, 1764 and it helped us rise over them.
  • 10.Stamp Tax Act

    10.Stamp Tax Act
    It was a direct tax imposed by the British Parliament Like previous taxes, the stamp tax had to be paid in valid British currency, not in colonial paper money. like the other acts it led up to something far more greater whiched helped us out later on in the becomming of the united states. And thats why its 10.
  • 8.Townshend Act

    8.Townshend Act
    The reason for the act was to raise revenue in the colonies to pay the salaries of governors and judges so that they would be independent of colonial rule. it helped us out so basicaly the ones who did stuff werent getting paid had gotten paid for what they did. And thats why its 8.
  • 3.Boston Tea Party

    3.Boston Tea Party
    It was a defining event in American history, the dramatic reaction to British oppression and ultimately, the spark that ignited the American Revolution. the start of the war conflictions thats why this is 3.
  • 4.1st Continental Congress 1774

    4.1st Continental Congress 1774
    The convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen North American colonies It was called in response to the passage of the Coercive Acts by the British Parliament. The Intolerable Acts had punished Boston for the Boston Tea Party. It leads up to a higher purpose so thats why this is 4.
  • 1.Battles of Lexington and Concord

    1.Battles of Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in the mainland of British North America. this is 1 most important because it marks the day and what happend.
  • 2.Battle of Saratoga

    2.Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga American Revolutionary War and are generally regarded as a turning point in the war. The battles were fought eighteen days apart on the same ground. It helped us on winning part of the american revolutionary war so this is why its 2.
  • Articles of Confederation 1781

    Articles of Confederation 1781
    The Articles of Confederation was the first written constitution or plan of government of the United States of America and specified how the national government was to operate. its important because it arranged how most things work today.
  • Treaty Of Paris

    Treaty Of Paris
    War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United States of America, which had rebelled against British rule. this is important to because it was the signed treaty of paris whiched ended the revolutionary war.
  • Federalist Papers

    Federalist Papers
    The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles or essays promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. it helped make dates on what important events happend and articles on what they were.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    In 1820 it was an agreement between the pro slavery and anti slavery factions in the United States Congress involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. its an agreement that united them and over time more and more states.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina. This ordinance declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariff of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The Compromise of 1850 was a package of five bills, passed in September 1850, which defused a four-year confrontation between the slave states of the South and the free states of the North regarding the status of territories acquired during the Mexican-American War. helped us more on winning a war and freeing the slaves.
  • Kansas and Nebraska Act

    Kansas and Nebraska Act
    Kansas and Nebraska opened new lands that would help settlement in them, repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820, and allowed settlers in those territories to determine if they would allow slavery within their boundaries and to settle there.
  • 5.Emansipation Proclamation

    5.Emansipation Proclamation
    Because of Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863 the proclamation had stated that all of the slaves were officially free. This is why i choose to be 5.
  • 6.13th Amendment

    6.13th Amendment
    It was a system that if you were guilty you had to be proven so and give equality to everybody. and now what it stated below.
    1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime where of the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
    2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.