US Political History

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7 Year War

1756 - 1763

French v. Brittan

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Key Events

Stamp Act

1765

Great Brittan put a tax on all printed material

Boston Tea Party

1773

1st Continental Congress

1774

Philadelphia

2nd Continental Congress

1775

Declaration of Independence

1776

Declaration of Independence signed by 2nd Continental Congress

Missouri Compromise

1820

Missouri admitted as slave state with Maine admitted as a free state.

Confederation Began

1860

South Caroline seceded from the Union

Confederation Grows

1861

10 more states seceded from the Union to join the Confederation

Emancipation Proclamation

1862

Slaves freed in Confederate states. States loyal to the Union where not affected.

Brownlow Report

1937

Brownlow committee recommends assistance for the chief

Reorganization Act of 1939

1939

Chief gets help. (Brownlow)

Rosa Parks

1955

Rosa Parks refused to move the the back of the bus

Dr. King "I Have a Dream"

1963

200,000 blacks march on Washington, I have a dream speech .

Dr. King assasinated

1968