Conquest & Settlement to Antebellum America

1600-1699

Settlement in the Chesapeake

1607

King Phillip's War

1675 - 1678

Bacon's Rebellion

1676

1700-1799

Seven Years War

1754 - 1763

Treaty of Paris

1763

Stamp Act Congress

1765

Boston Massacre

1770

Coercive Acts

1774

"Common Sense"

1776

Published.

Franco American Alliance

1778

Articles of Confederation

1781

Ratified.

Shays' Rebellion

1787

Constitution

1788

Ratified.

Bill of Rights

1791

Ratified.

1800-1899

Missouri Compromise

1820

Publication of The Liberator

1831 - 1865

Seneca Falls

1848