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English colonists settled Jamestown, Virginia in what year?
1607
Pilgrims settled New Plymouth, Massachusetts in what year?
1620
Puritans found Massachusetts Bay Colony in what year?
1630
The Rhode Island colony began in what year?
1635
Massachusetts kids were required to go to school in what year?
1647
Quaker William Penn received a charter for Pennsylvania in what year?
1681
Twenty witches were executed in Salem, Massachusetts as witches in what year?
1692
French settlers found New Orleans in what year?
1718
Georgia settled as a refuge for debtors in what year?
1732
The Zenger trial took place in what year?
1735
Eliza Lucas introduced the cultivation of indigo in what year?
1741
The French and Indian War began in what year?
1754
The Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian War in what year?
1763
British Parliament passed the Stamp Act in what year?
1765
British troops and colonists clashed in the “Boston Massacre" in what year?
1770
The Boston Tea took place in what year?
1773
The battles at Lexington and Concord began in what year?
1775
The Declaration of Independence was signed in what year?
1776
The Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War in what year?
1783
The Constitution was writen in what year?
1787
The Constitution became law and George Washington was inagurated in what year?
1789
A bill of rights was added to the Constitution in what year?
1791
The U.S. made the Louisiana Purchase in what year?
1803
The Lewis and Clark Expedition took place in what year?
1804
Congress stopped the African slave in what year?
1808
Another war with Britain started in what year?
1812
Francis Scott Key wrote our national anthem and The War of 1812 ended in what year?
1814
The Erie Canal was finished in what year?
1825
The first wagon train crossed the Rocky Mountains in what year?
1830
The Nat Turner Slave Rebellion took place in what year?
1831
The U.S. government forced 14,000 Cherokees Indians from their homes to Oklahoma on the "Trail of Tears" in what yeat?
1838
Dorothea Dix started her campaign to improve treatment of mental patients in what year?
1843
The Knickerbockers lost to the New York Club in the first recorded baseball game in history in what year?
1846
The Seneca Falls convention took place in what year?
1848
The Gold Rush took place and Harriet Tubman escaped in what year?
1849
Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published in what year?
1852
The Civil War began in what year?
1861
The Battle of Gettysburg took place in what year?
1863
The Emancipation Proclamation freed many slaves in what year?
1863
The Civil War ended in what year?
1865
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in what year?
1865
The Thirteenth Amendment ended slavery in what year
1865
A transcontinental railroad was finished in what year?
1869
Reconstruction ended in what year?
1877
When is the Exam?
Friday