The Unfinished Nation Chapter 3

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History chapter 3

1600

Enlightment

1636

Harvard founded first American College named after a Charlestown minister, John Harvard. Established by Puritan theologians to create a place to train ministers

1639

First printing press operated in the colonies and by 1695 there were more printing presses in American than England.

1647

Massachusetts law states that every town needs to provide for schooling

1662

Halfway covenant

1685

Huguenots migrate to America

1692

Salem witchcraft trials

1693

College of William and Mary (after the King and Queen)

1697

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1701

Yale founded in New Haven CT by benefactor Elihu Yale because of liberalism of Harvard.

1720

Cotton Mather starts smallpox innoculations

1734

Great Awakening begins

1739

George Whitefield arrives in America/Great Awakening intensifies/Stono Slave rebellion

1740

Indigo production begins

1746

Collegeof NJ becomes Princeton NJ First president was Jonathan Edwards

1755

University of Pennsylvania

1763

Paxton Boys-band of PA frontiersmen decended on Philly to demand tax relief and financial support for defenses against Indians. Bloodshed averted by concession from the colonial assembly.

1764

Sugar Act was a raised the duty on sugar while lower the duty on Molasses. (Currency Act the same year).

1765

Mutiny Act required colonists to provide quartering to British soldiers.British ship searched for smugglers.

1765

Stamp Act tax on every printed document. Strictly attempt to raise revenues. Affects everyone.

1766

Stamp Act repealed

1767

Charles Townshend dies

1770

Lord North repeals all the Townshend Acts except the tax on tea.

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