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20 terms

The Decades

For 1500 to 2000
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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)