The Star Spangled Banner
leaving the United States as the dominant super power.
Howe arrived in NY w/ 10,000 troops: Breeds Hill & Bunker Hill
King George III declared war on the American colonies
Confederacy won its last victory
Union Victory split the union
The Forgotten War
Longest war and the only war the US lost
The Persian Golf War
1st internal tax placed on the colonies
Placed tax on essential goods like paper, glass, and tea
Result of Tea Act: Tax break given to East India Tea Company
Declaration of Rights of Grievances - allegiance to the king, but protested the right of Parliament to tax the colonies.
Also called the Coercive Acts. (The Proclamation Act, The Sugar Act, The Currency Act)
essays as a marketing campaign for constitution
Devised an entirely new form of government and outlined it in the Constitution of the United States.
The U.S. Constitution took effect.
Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton had different views of the constitution. Jefferson took it more strictly and Hamilton took it more loosely. Jefferson started the democratic republican party and Hamilton started the Federalist party.
Mexico revolted against Spanish rule and won Independence.
John Quincy Adams
Great Britain gave up claims south of the 49th parallel which gave Oregon to the United States.
Whigs and Democrats that were anti-slavery or pro-slavery joined together in forces against one another leaving two political parties: Democrat and Republican
Oklahoma and the Dakotas
Ease tension between the US and Soviet Union by Henry Kissinger
Federalist party ceased
Clermont - by Robert Fulton
Charles Lindbergh - 1st non-stop transatlantic flight in the Spirit of St Louis