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Exploration- (Portugal-Spain-France-Netherlands-England)(Vikings & Native American's earlier)---Renaissance;"Gold, God & Glory"; Protestant Reformation; Columbus, Magellan, etc.)
French and Indian War- (France and England fight for control of America)---Fort Necessity (Washington); Battle of Quebec (1759), England wins; France loses Canada
Taxation-(England taxes 13 colonies to pay for France and Indian War)---Sugar Act; Stamp Act; Townshend Act, Writs of Assistance)
American Revolution- (Colonies vs. England- The United States begins)---Boston Massacre& Tea party; Lexington & Concord; Declaration Of Independence (1776); Saratoga
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)
Federalist-(Believed in strong central government)----George Washington-John Adams; Capital is philadelphia; Mint Act
Thomas Jefferson-(Founder of the Democratic Republicans)---Washington D.C.;Lois Purchase;Louis & Clark; Tripolitan War; Marbury v. Madison
War of 1812- (America vs. England.........Again)-"Judicial Review"--Madison vs. George III; Impressment & Canada; Battle of New Orleans
Sectional Problems-slavery Issue---Antebellum period, Compromise of 1850; Kansas- Nebraska Act; Dred Scott case
Civil War (1861-'65)- North vs. South & Reconstruction Begins-Emancipation Proclamation; Gettysburg & Vicksburg, Assassination of Lincoln, Impeach,ent of Andrew Johnson
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