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First navigation Laws to control colonial commerce

1650

Board of trade assumes goverance of colonies

1696

French and Indian War ends

1763

sugar act

1764

Quartering and stamp acts; Stamp act Congress

1765

declaratory act

1766

townshend acts

1767

British troops in Boston

1768

Boston Massacre and townshend acts repealed except tea tax

1770

Committees of correspondence formed

1772

Boston Tea Party and BEIC granted Tea monopoly

1773

Intolerable Acts and First CC and associations formed

1774

2nd CC, Bunker hill,

1775

Lexington and Concord

1775

Common Sense, Dec. of Ind., Battle of Tenton

1776

NJ gives women temporary vote

1776

Articles of Confederation adopted

1777

Franco- American Alliance formed

1778

Articles put into effect

1781

Corwallis surrenders at Yorktown

1781

Treaty of Paris

1783

Land ordinance of 1785

1785

Shay's rebellion

1786

Va statute for religious freedom

1786

Northwest ordinance

1787

Ratification by 9 states for new gov. under constitution

1788

Constitution put into effect, judiciary act, Washington President

1789

Bill of rights, 1st BUS created, Excise tax passed

1791

Federalist and D-R parties formed

1792

Neutrality Proclamation, Citizen Genet

1793

Whiskey Rebellion, Jays treaty

1794

Treatys of Greenville, Pinckney

1795

Washingtons Farewell Address

1796