US History I 1700-1800

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In History
  • Poor Richards Almanack

    Poor Richards Almanack
    Written by Benjamin Franklin
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    French and Indian War

    The colonies of British America fought against the colonies of New France both with Indian allies. This was fought to decide who had predominant power of American land.
  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    James Watt invented the first working steam engine.
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    American Revolution

    A revolt against the British that ended with America gaining freedom from Great Britain.
  • Boston Massacure

    Boston Massacure
    The Boston Massacre occurred because of a group of Boston residents where harassing British soldiers when they opened fire on them.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A protest by the colonies of the taxation without representation imposed by Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    The Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress.
  • General Cornwallis surrenders

    General Cornwallis surrenders
    With the surrender of British General Cornwallis, this ended the fighting of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The signing of the Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolutionary War.
  • Beginning of cotton export

    Beginning of cotton export
    First seven bales of cotton to arrive in Europe from America
  • US Constitution was signed

    US Constitution was signed
    Was signed at Independence Hall in Philadelphia when 39 delegates of the Constitutional Convention endorsed it.
  • George Washington elected President

    George Washington elected President
    By all 69 electoral votes, George Washington became the United States' first president.
  • US Bill or Rights

    US Bill or Rights
    The US Bill of Rights was ratified by congress.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    An invention by Eli Whitney that mechanically separated the sticky seeds out of cotton.
  • Washington's Farewell Address

    Washington's Farewell Address
    Before leaving office, George Washington wrote a farewell address to the new nation.