Economic Transformation

1618-Headright system begins in Jamestown, VA

1664-Mercantilism in the British Colonies begin

1664

1764-Sugar and Stamp Acts are passed

1764

1783-Treaty of Paris signed

1783

1791-1st Bank of US chartered

1791

Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin-1793

1793

1803-Louisiana Purchase

1803

1807-Embargo Act passed

1807

Tariff of 1816

1816

Panic of 1819

1819

Monroe Doctrine passed in 1823

1823

Tariff of Abominations (1828)

1828

1836-Specie Circular Act passed

1836

Panic of 1837

1837

CA Gold Rush starts in 1845

1845

Panic of 1857

1857

Panic of 1873

1873

Compromise of 1877

1877

Interstate Commerce Act

1887

Depression of 1893

1893

Clayton Anti-trust Act-1914

1914