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French and Indian War

1750s

Albany Congress and Plan

1750s

End of French and Indian War

1760s

British treasury is empty (get tough with the colonies)

1760s

End of Salutary Neglect

1760s

Proclamation Line of 1763

1760s

Sugar Act

1760s

Stamp Act and Stamp Act Crisis

1760s

Declaratory Act

1760s

Townshend Acts

1760s

Boston Massacre

1770s

Boston Tea Party

1770s

Intolerable (Coercive) Acts

1770s

First Continental Congress

1770s

Lexington and Concord

1770s

Second Continental Congress

1770s

Thomas Paine's Common Sense

1770s

Declaration of Independence

1770s

Revolutionary War (Battle of Trenton, Saratoga)

1770s

Franco-American Alliance

1770s

Congress wrote Articles of Confederation

1770s

Articles of Confederation period

1780s

Land Ordinance and Northwest Ordinance

1780s

Shays Rebellion

1780s

Constitutional Convention

1780s

Federalist Papers

1780s

Constitution takes effect (Washington as President)

1780s

Hamilton's Reports

1790s

Hamilton vs. Jefferson (broad vs. strict construction)

1790s

Proclamation of Neutrality (Not supporting France in its war with Britain)

1790s

Jay's Treaty

1790s

Pinckney's Treaty

1790s

Development of political parties

1790s

Adams becomes 2nd President

1790s

undeclared war with france

1790s

xyz affair

1790s

alien and sedition act

1790s

kentucky and virginia resolution(nullification)

1790s

invention of cotton gin

1790s

thomas jefferson's presidency

1800-1809

louisiana purchase

1800-1809

lewis and clark expedition

1800-1809

impressment

1800-1809

embargo act

1800-1809

chesapeake affair

1800-1809

war of 1812

1810-1819

american system (rise of nationalism after war)

1810-1819

era of good feelings

1810-1819

hartford convention

1810-1819

battle of tippecanoe

1810-1819

battle of new orlean

1810-1819

universal manhood suffrage

1820s

1824 elections (4 candidates)

1820s

corrupt bargain (clay becomes secretary of state)

1820s

rise of common man (candidate=andrew jackson)

1820s

missouri compromise

1820s

rise of american manufacturing (protective tariff)

1820s

tariff of abominations

1820s

monroe doctrine

1820s

age of jackson

1830s

indian removal policy (trail of tears)

1830s

nullification crisis

1830s

clash between jackson and john c calhoun

1830s

killing the national bank

1830s

land speculation( specie circular)

1830s

spoils system

1830s

kitchen cabinet

1830s

van buren succeeds jackson, panic of 1837

1830s

texas becomes independent

1830s

gag rule concerning anti-slavery petitions

1830s

growth of abolitionism= garrison's liberator and nat turner revolt

1830s

south saw slavery as a positive good or national benefit

1830s

antebellum period

1830s

texas annex or not?

1840s

1844 election: polk vs clay

1840s

54 40' or Fight

1840s

war with mexico

1840s

mexican cessian

1840s

wilmot proviso

1840s

california gold rush

1840s

free soil party

1840s

compromise of 1850

1850s

fugitive slave act and personal liberty laws

1850s

end of whig party

1850s

kansas-nebraska act

1850s

bleeding kansas

1850s

john brown

1850s

dred scott case

1850s

uncle tom's cabin

1850s

know nothing party

1850s

immigration wave=irish and germans

1850s

lincoln-douglas debates

1850s

election of 1860s: Lincoln won

1860s

secession and creation of confederate states of america

1860s

for sumter and civil war

1860s

battles: bull run, gettyburg, vicksburg, fredericksburg

1860s

reconstruction plans: lincolns, wade davis bill, johnson

1860s

presidential reconstruction vs. congressional reconstruction

1860s

13th, 14th, and 15th amendments

1860s

military reconstruction act and black reconstruction period

1860s

Ku Klux Klan

1860s

completion of first transcontinental railroad

1860s

gilded age

1870s

corruption scandals= credit mobilier, boss tweed, whiskey ring

1870s

growth of american trust and redcution in competition= carnegie and rockefeller

1870s

labor unions=dark years

1870s

election of 1876 and compromise of 1877

1870s

jim crow laws=segregation

1870s

battle of little bighorn( custer)

1870s

Panic of 1873

1870s

invention of light bulb and telephone

1870s

civil service reforms=pendleton act

1880s

assassination of president garfield

1870s

knights of labor and american federation of labor

1870s

haymarket square riot

1870s

literature=realism=twain, crane, howells

1870s

dawes act (indian assimilation)

1870s

interstate commerce act

1870s

trust, vertical integration=big business(tending toward monopoly)

1870s

chinese exclusion act

1870s

sherman anti trust act

1890s

pullman strike and homestead strike

1890s

use of unjunctions against strikes

1890s

Populist Party

1890s

Election of 1896=cross of gold speech

1890s

panic of 1983

1890s

spanish-american war

1890s

treaty of paris

1890s

us annexation of hawaii

1890s

new immigrants=souther and eastern europe

1890s

beginning of yellow journalism

1890s

Teddy and Square Deal

1900-1909

Panama Canal

1900-1909

Progressive Movement

1900-1909

Muckrakers

1900-1909

The Jungle and the Octopus

1900-1909

Conservation of natural resources

1900-1909

Coal strike of 1902

1900-1909

teddy the trust buster

1900-1909

taft's presidency begins

1900-1909

Progressive movement under Woodrow Wilson

1920s

Progressive Amendments 16th, 17th,18th, 19th

1920s

Federal Reserve Act

1920s

Child Labor Laws

1920s

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire=safetly laws for worker

1920s

Unrestricted submarine warfare

1920s

US attempt to stay neutral during WWI

1920s

Zimmermann Note

1920s

WWI=consctription, government role in industry and agriculter

1920s

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