U.S History - Unit 1

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In History
  • Jamestown was settled

  • The first successful tobacco crop was grown and harvested by John Rolfe in Virginia

  • First African slaves arrive in British North America

    First African slaves arrive in British North America
  • The Virginia House of Burgesses was established

  • Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth on the Mayflower

  • Roger Williams founded Rhode Island

  • Bacon’s Rebellion occurred

  • John Locke established “natural rights.”

  • Salem Witch Trials took place

  • The Great Awakening occurred

    The Great Awakening occurred
  • George Washington became the first President of the United States

    George Washington became the first President of the United States
  • The French and Indian War ended

    The French and Indian War ended
  • The Proclamation of 1763 was issued.

  • The Stamp Act was issued

    The Stamp Act was issued
  • The Boston Massacre took place

    The Boston Massacre took place
  • The Boston Tea Party took place

  • The First Continental Congress was held in Philadelphia

    The First Continental Congress was held in Philadelphia
  • Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense

  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord was fought

  • Patrick Henry said, “Give me liberty, or give me death.”

    Patrick Henry said, “Give me liberty, or give me death.”
  • Ben Franklin negotiated the Treaty of Alliance with France during the American Revolution.

  • The Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia

    The Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia
  • Declaration of Independence was written

  • George Mason authored the Virginia Declaration of Rights

    George Mason authored the Virginia Declaration of Rights
  • The Battle of Saratoga became the turning point battle in the American Revolution

    The Battle of Saratoga became the turning point battle in the American Revolution
  • The Articles of Confederation government was established.

    The Articles of Confederation government was established.
  • The American colonies won their independence at the Battle of Yorktown

    The American colonies won their independence at the Battle of Yorktown
  • Thomas Jefferson wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

  • The Virginia Plan and New Jersey Plan were proposed at the Constitutional Convention

    The Virginia Plan and New Jersey Plan were proposed at the Constitutional Convention
  • The Constitution was ratified

    The Constitution was ratified
  • The Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution

  • John Marshall became Chief Justice of the United States

    John Marshall became Chief Justice of the United States
  • Marbury v. Madison decision was handed down by the Supreme Court

    Marbury v. Madison decision was handed down by the Supreme Court