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U.S. Civil War
1861-65
Declaration of Independence
1776
Louisian Purchase
1803
U.S. Constitution written
1787
End of reconstruction
1877
Settlement of Jamestown
1607
Articles of confederation
1781
treaty of Paris
1783
First president and Congress
1789
From VA-GA people favor -----
self rule
each colony established thir own----
laws and government
years that colonies were under british rule
1607-1776
1763 marks ----- and -----
french loss of north america, english expansion to Mississippi river
mounting war debt pushes England towards ----
tighter control of colonies
begining with Stamp act british passed a series of laws to ------
raise taxes to offset war debt
colonist proteast to the violation of ----
their basic rights
----- and ----- wouldn't end until the fighting began in 1775
taxes, protests
Lexington and Concord
1775
1st continental congress met in ---- in response to -----
1774, intolerable acts
2nd continental congress metin may ---- after fighting had begun
1775
2nd continental congress creeated and army , appointed -----, voted for -----, and established 1st governmant
Washington, Independence
French and Indian War ends.....
Stamp act
Boston tea Party.....
Intolerable acts
British send troops to confiscate weapons and arrest the leaders of the Sons of Liberty.....
Lexington and Concord
Thomas Paine publishes pamphlet Common Sense.....
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
>1st section.....
>2nd section....
>3rd section......
>justifies why we sought independence
>list of greivances agianst King George III
>is the pledge to break away from England
1st to sign the declaration of independence
John Hancock
Articles of confederation....
set up a confederate system with a weak national government
In Articles of Confederation.....
states had final say but it proved uncooperative and unorganized
Constitutional convention
Delegates from 12 states met in Philadelphia from May-Sept 1787
Head of Constitutional Convention
Washington
Meeting of Constitutional convention originally meant to....
revise the Articles of Confederation
------ took notes and considered the father of the Constitution
James Madison