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The Unfinished Nation Chapter 3

History chapter 3
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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Stamp Act repealed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.