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Colonial History

1607 - 1608

Spanish under Onate conquer Pueblo people of Rio Grande valley
Virginia colony founded at Jamestown

Colonial History

1619 - 1620

First Africans arrive at Jamestown
Virginia House of Burgresses established
First Africans arrived at Virginia

Colonial History

1620 - 1621

Pilgrims sail on the Mayflower to Plymouth Bay

Colonial History

1636 - 1637

Rhode Island founded

Colonial History

1636 - 1637

Roger Williams convicted of heresy and founds Rhode Island colony
Connecticut and New Haven colonies founded
Harvard College founded

Colonial History

1639 - 1640

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut written

Colonial History

1647 - 1648

Rhode Island drafts Constitution
English Civil War

Colonial History

1649 - 1650

Toleration Act of Maryland

Colonial History

1676 - 1677

King Phillip's War
Bacon's Rebellion

Colonial History

1735 - 1736

John Zenger free press trial

Colonial History

1754 - 1755

French and Indian War
Albany Congress self government

Colonial History, American Revolution

1763 - 1764

Peace of Paris
Pontiac's uprising
Proclamation of 1763

American Revolution

1765 - 1766

Quartering Act, Stamp Act, Stamp Act Congress

American Revolution

1767 - 1768

Townshend Act
NY legislature suspended by Congress

American Revolution

1770 - 1771

Boston Massacre, all Townshend Acts except tea tax repealed

American Revolution

1773 - 1774

British East India Company granted tea monopoly
Governor Autchinson's action provoke Boston Tea Party

American Revolution

1775 - 1776

Battles of Lexington and Concord
Second Continental Congress
Americans capture Brit garrissons Ticonderoga and Crown Pant, Battle of Bunker Hill, King George III proclaims colonies in rebellion, failed invasion of Canada

American Revolution

1776 - 1777

Common Sense published, Declaration of Independence, Battle of Trenton

American Revolution

1777 - 1778

Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Saratoga

American Revolution

1778 - 1779

French-American alliance, Battle of Mammath

American Revolution, Confederation to Constitution

1781 - 1782

Battle of King's Mountaion, Battle of Coupens, Greene leads Carolina campaign, Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

American Revolution, Confederation to Constitution

1783 - 1784

Treaty of Paris

Confederation to Constitution

1786 - 1787

Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, Shay's Rebellion; Articles of Confederation to be revised by 5 states

Confederation to Constitution

1787 - 1788

Northwest Ordinance; Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia

Confederation to Constitution

1789 - 1790

French Revolution; Constitution ratified; Washington elected; Judiciary Act of 1789

Confederation to Constitution, National Period

1790 - 1791

First official census

Confederation to Constitution

1791 - 1792

Bill of Rights adopted; Vermont becomes state; Bank of U.S. made; excise tax passed

National Period

1793 - 1794

Federalists S. Demo. Repubs form; Louis XVI beheaded, radials take France; France declares haven Brit and Spain, Washington's Neutrality Proclamation; Cheen Genet affair

National Period

1797 - 1798

Adams becomes president; XYZ affair

National Period

1803 - 1804

Mandury vs. Madison; Louisiana Purchase

National Period

1807 - 1808

Chesapeake affair; Embargo Act

National Period

1812 - 1813

U.S. declares war on Britain (War of 1812)

National Period

1814 - 1815

Battle of Plattsburgh, Washington burned by Brits, Battle of Horseshoe Bend, Treaty of Ghent signed

National Period

1820 - 1821

Missouri Compromise, Missouri and Maine in Union; Land Act of 1820; Monroe elected

National Period

1823 - 1824

Secretary Adams purposes Monroe Doctrine

National Period

1828 - 1829

Tariff of 1829; Jackson elected president; South Carolina Exposition published

National Period

1832 - 1833

Jackson vetoes BUS charter; Tariff of 1832; Black Hawk War; Jackson defeats Clay for presidency