AP US 1763-1840 Timeline

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Proclamation of 1763

1763

End of French and Indian War-1763

1763

Sugar Act-1764

1764

Stamp Act and Stamp Act Congress-1765

1765

Townshend Acts-1767

1767

Boston Tea Party-1773

1773

Quebec-1774

1774

Intolerable Acts-1774

1774

Second Continental Congress-1775

1775

Battles of Lexington and Concord, Ticonderoga, Bunker Hill-1775

1775

Thomas Paine's Common Sense Published-1776

1776

Battle of Trenton-1776

1776

Declaration of Independence-1776

1776

Articles of Confederation in effect-1781

1781

Battle of Yorktown and British surrender-1781

1781

Treaty of Paris-1783

1783

Land Ordinance of 1785

1785

Shay's Rebellion-1786

1786

Northwest Ordinance-1787

1787

Constitutional Convention-1787

1787

Constitution rattified-1788

1788

Bank of the United States created-1791

1791

Bill of Rights/1st ten ammendments added-1791

1791

Excise Tax--1791

1791

Washington's Neutrality Proclamaton-1793

1793

Whiskey Rebellion-1794

1794

Jay's Treaty-1794

1794

XYZ Affair-1797

1797

Alien and Sedition Acts-1798

1798

Second Great Awakening-Early 1800's

1800

Convention of 1800

1800

Judiciary Act of 1801

1801

Louisiana Purchase-1803

1803

Marbury vs. Madison-1803

1803

Impeachment of Samuel Chase-1804

1804

Chesapeake Affair-1807

1807

Embargo Act-1807

1807

Embargo Act repealed, Intercourse Act in place-1809

1809

Macon's Bill introduced-1810

1810

War of 1812 begins-1812

1812

British burn Washington-1814

1814

Treaty of Ghent-1814

1814

Battle of New Orleans-1815

1815

Second BUS established-1816

1816

Tariff of 1816

1816

Rush-Bagot agreement-1817

1817

McCulloch vs. Maryland-1819

1819

Panic of 1819

1819

Spanish cedes Florida to US-1819

1819

Missouri Compromise-1820

1820

Cohens vs. Virginia -1821

1821

Erie Canal completed-1825

1825

John Quincy Adams elected by house-1825

1825

Tariff of 1825

1825

Jackson elected-1828

1828

Indian removal act-1830

1830

Tariff of 1832

1832

South Carolina Nullification-1832-1833

1832 - 1833

Jackson Vetoes BUS recharter-1832

1832

Compromise tariff of 1833

1833

Jackson removes federal deposits from BUS-1833

1833

Van Buren "Little Magacian" elected-1836

1836

Specie Circular-1836

1836

BUS charter expires-1836

1836

Battle of the Alamo San Jacinto, and Mexican Independence-1836

1836

Panic of 1837

1837

Trail of Tears-1838-1839

1838 - 1839

Harrison elected president-1840

1840