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38 Cards in this Set

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The Sugar Act  
1764  
The Stamp Act  
1765  
Boston Massacre (5 were killed)  
1770  
Boston Tea Party  
1773  
Continental Congress set up to protect freedom & liberty  
1774  
Paul Revere's ride  
1775  
Declaration of Independence drafted - Thomas Jefferson  
1776  
France joined the colonists' fight against British  
1778  
Revolutionary War ended  
1783  
US Constitution written  
1787  
George Washington becomes 1st president  
1789  
Bill of Rights is written  
1791  
Louisiana Purchase from France ($15 million given to Napoleon)  
1803  
Lewis & Clark Expedition begins (Sacajawea)  
1804  
At war with British who tried to stop our trade (Francis Scott Key writes national anthem)  
1812-1815  
Monroe Doctrine: US is separate from European nations (our foreign policy)  
1823  
First train (iron horse) goes down the track (13 miles from Baltimore)  
1830  
Samuel Morse - Morse Code ("What hath God wrought?)  
1844  
California Gold Rush  
1849  
The Sugar Act  
1764  
The Stamp Act  
1765  
Boston Massacre (5 were killed)  
1770  
Boston Tea Party  
1773  
Continental Congress set up to protect freedom & liberty  
1774  
Paul Revere's ride  
1775  
Declaration of Independence drafted - Thomas Jefferson  
1776  
France joined the colonists' fight against British  
1778  
Revolutionary War ended  
1783  
US Constitution written  
1787  
George Washington becomes 1st president  
1789  
Bill of Rights is written  
1791  
Louisiana Purchase from France ($15 million given to Napoleon)  
1803  
Lewis & Clark Expedition begins (Sacajawea)  
1804  
At war with British who tried to stop our trade (Francis Scott Key writes national anthem)  
1812-1815  
Monroe Doctrine: US is separate from European nations (our foreign policy)  
1823  
First train (iron horse) goes down the track (13 miles from Baltimore)  
1830  
Samuel Morse - Morse Code ("What hath God wrought?)  
1844  
California Gold Rush  
1849