APUSH Unit 2

Chapter Breakdown

Chapter 5: Roads to Revolution

1750 - 1776

Chapter 6: Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood

1776 - 1788

Chapter 7: Launching the New Republic

1788 - 1800

Global Context

French Revolution

1789 - 1815

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1803

British Impressment of American Sailors

1793 - 1812

Political Events

Albany Congress

1754

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

Pontiac's War

1763

Proclamation of 1763

October 7, 1763

Quartering Act

March 24, 1765

Committees of Correspondence

1772 - 1774

Revolutionary War

April 19, 1775 - September 3, 1783

Skirmish at Lexington and Concord

04/19/1775

Olive Branch Petition

July 1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1789

Ratified in 1781

Battle of Saratoga

September 19, 1777

Winter in Valley Forge

Dec 16, 1777 - June 18, 1778

Battle of Monmouth

June 28, 1778

Battle of Yorktown

October 19, 1781

Treaty of Paris

1783

Philadelphia (Constitutional) Convention

1787

Great Compromise, separation of powers, checks and balances, federalism, yikes slavery

The Federalist Papers

1787 - 1788

First Election under Constitution

1788

Constitution Ratified

1788

Judiciary Act of 1789

1789

Establish federal district courts

Bill of Rights

1791

Election of 1792

1792

Jay's Treaty

November 1794

Treaty of San Lorenzo

1796

Washington's Farewell Address

September 19, 1796

XYZ Affair

1798

Alien and Sedition Acts

1798 - 1801

Election of 1800

1800

Economic Events

Sugar Act

April 5, 1764

The Stamp Act

March 22, 1765

Townshend Acts

1767

Tea Act

1773

Newburgh Conspiracy

1783

Economic Depression

1784

Spain closes trade in New Orleans

1784

Alexander Hamilton's Financial Plan

1790

Cotton Gin

1793

Social Events

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

Intolerable Acts

April 22, 1774

Quebec Act

June 22, 1774

Ordinance of 1785

1785

Shays's Rebellion

1786 - 1787

Northwest Ordinance

July 13, 1787

Height of African American Rights

1788 - 1790

Indian Trade and Intercourse Acts

1790 - 1796

Whiskey Rebellion

1791 - 1794

Citizen Genet in the Americas

1793

Handsome Lake's Seneca Reform

1799

Ideological Eras

American Enlightenment

1750 - 1818

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

1776