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  • The House of Burgesses passed the first slave code

  • Slave Rebellion in New York

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    The Great Awakening

  • The Walking Purchase

  • Stono Rebellion

  • Slavery was made legal in every North American colony

  • Currency Act 1

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    The Seven Years' War

  • Quakers in Pennsylvania disowned members involved in slave trade

  • Currency Act 2

  • Sugar Act

  • Stamp Act

  • Townshend Acts

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    Pontiac's War

  • Sons of Liberty was formed in the colonies

  • Boston Massacre

  • Regulating Act

  • Tea Act

  • Boston Tea Party

  • First Continental Congress convention

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    The War for Independence

  • Battle of Bunker Hill

  • Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense

  • Declaration of Independence from Britain

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    Shays' Rebellion

  • The Virginia Plan

    Guidelines for Constitution of United States
  • Northwest Ordinance

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    The Federalist Papers were published

  • States ratified Constitution

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    French Revolution

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    Presidency of George Washington

  • Ten amendments added to the Constitution

    Bill of Rights
  • Congress approved a 20-year charter for the Bank of the United States

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    Haitian Revolution

  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Protest of the federal government's whiskey tax
  • Jay's Treaty

  • Battle of Fallen Timbers

  • Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin

  • Treaty of Greenville

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    Presidency of John Adams