US History Years 1700 through 1800

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    US History Years 1700 through 1800

  • Privy Council

    1704: Privy Council
    Regulating value of foreign coins according to silver content
  • Board of Trade

    1706: Board of Trade
    Ordered royal governors to veto any paper issues
  • Stono Rebellion

    Stono Rebellion, 1739
    It was a slave rebellion.
  • French and Indian War

    This was about some issues with the Iroquis
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Misnamed Battle of Bunker Hill, it was actuallly on breeds hill
  • Rule of 1756

    Ships of neutral countries could not trade with ports in which they
    had been excluded before the war.
  • Treaty of Paris, 1763

    The Treaty of Paris of 1763 ended the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France. In the terms of the treaty, France gave up all its territories in mainland North America, effectively ending any foreign military threat to the British colonies there.
  • Currency Act, 1764

    Threatened to destabilize the entire colonial economy
  • Sugar Act of 1764

    Replaced Molasses Act of 1733
  • Stamp Act, 1765

    First direct tax on American colonies
    Taxed items:
    wills, newspapers, pamphlets, bills, licenses,
    almanacs, dice, playing cards
  • Quartering Act, 1765

    Each colonial assembly was directed to provide for the basic needs of soldiers stationed within borders
  • Stamp Act Congress, 1765

    Petition to the King
  • Eli Whitney is born

    Invinted the revolutinary cotton gin
  • Declaratory Act, 1766

    “had, hath, and of right ought to have full power and authority
    to make laws and statues of sufficient force and validity to
    bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the
    crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever”
  • Boston Massacre

    Five Bostonians and two boys laid dead
  • Tea Act

    Proposed to give monopoly to East India Company on direct sales to the colonies
  • Boston Tea Party

    30-130 men dressed in Mohawk costumes so people wouldnt recognise them
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress was held on, September 5, 1774
  • Francis Cabot Lowell is born

    Francis Cabot Lowell was known as a pioneer in employing women
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Pennsylvania Constitution

    Abolished property ownership as test of citizenship
    Protected citizens from imprisonment for debt
  • US declares independance

  • Battle of Saratoga

    The Battles of Saratoga marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Articles of confederation

    Not a “Nation” but a “firm league of friendship”
    Each state got one vote
  • Treaty of Paris, Sept 1783

    British made separate peace treaties with France and Spain
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    Northwest Ordinances of 1784, 1785, 1787

    Created procedures for the founding of 5 future states
    Survey of Northwest territory and sale of land
  • Shay's Rebellion

    It threatened to collapse the young nation.
    Tax laws favored trade at expense of agriculture
    It also showed the need for a stronger central government
  • Ratification of Delaware

    Delaware ratified the constitution
  • Ratification of Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania ratifies the constitution
  • Ratification of New Jersey

    New Jersey ratifies the constitution
  • US treaty with France

    US mutual assistance treaty with France - 1778
  • Ratification of Georgia

    Georgia ratifies the constitution
  • Ratification of Connecticut

    Connecticut ratifies the Constitution
  • Ratification of Massachusetts

    Massachusetts ratifies the Constitution
  • Ratification of Maryland

    Maryland ratifies the Constitution
  • Ratification of South Carolina

    South Carolina ratifies the Constitution
  • Ratification of New Hampshire

    New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution
  • Ratification of Virginia

    Virginia ratifies the Constitution
  • Ratification of New York

    New York ratifies the Constitution
  • Ratification of North Carolina

    North Carolina ratifies the Constitution
  • George Washington

    George Washington is elected
  • Ratification of Rhode Island

    Rhode Island ratifies the Constitution
  • Wiskey rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion was a tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791
  • Post Office Act of 1792

    8000 post offices by 1830
  • John Adams

    John Adams is elected
  • Alien act

    It restricted what an immagrant could say and do
  • George washington dies

    George washington dies