The Decades

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20 terms · For 1500 to 2000

1500

Exploration- (Portugal-Spain-France-Netherlands-England)(Vikings & Native American's earlier)---Renaissance;"Gold, God & Glory"; Protestant Reformation; Columbus, Magellan, etc.)

1600

Colonization-( New World) Jamestown, First Slaves (1619) -Great Awakening

1750

French and Indian War- (France and England fight for control of America)---Fort Necessity (Washington); Battle of Quebec (1759), England wins; France loses Canada

1760

Taxation-(England taxes 13 colonies to pay for France and Indian War)---Sugar Act; Stamp Act; Townshend Act, Writs of Assistance)

1770

American Revolution- (Colonies vs. England- The United States begins)---Boston Massacre& Tea party; Lexington & Concord; Declaration Of Independence (1776); Saratoga

1780

Articles of Confederation & Constitution- (1st & 2nd Laws of the land) Yorktown ends war-1781---"Critical period:; Shay's Rebellion; Constitutional Convention (1787) & Bill of Rights (1789)

1790

Federalist-(Believed in strong central government)----George Washington-John Adams; Capital is philadelphia; Mint Act

1800

Thomas Jefferson-(Founder of the Democratic Republicans)---Washington D.C.;Lois Purchase;Louis & Clark; Tripolitan War; Marbury v. Madison

1810

War of 1812- (America vs. England.........Again)-"Judicial Review"--Madison vs. George III; Impressment & Canada; Battle of New Orleans

1820

Era of Good Feelings-(Monroe and Adams; Missouri Compromise of 1820; Monroe Doctrine

1830

Andrew Jackson-2nd Great Awakening; Texas Independence

1840

Mexican American War & Manifest Destiny-Westward movement; Texas-1845; Gold (1848)

1850

Sectional Problems-slavery Issue---Antebellum period, Compromise of 1850; Kansas- Nebraska Act; Dred Scott case

1860

Civil War (1861-'65)- North vs. South & Reconstruction Begins-Emancipation Proclamation; Gettysburg & Vicksburg, Assassination of Lincoln, Impeach,ent of Andrew Johnson

1870

Reconstruction-Carpetbaggers (Rebuilding in the South), Indian War

1880

Big Business-Rockerfeller, Carnegie & Moran; European Immigration

1890

Spanish- American War-(1898-mcKinley)----Imperialism (Expansion)

1900

Progressives-Amendments 16-20; open Door Policy in China

1910

World War 1- 14 points & League of Nations

1920

Roaring Twenties-Scopes Trail; Jazz(Harlem); Stock Market Crashes (1929)

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