July 6: Declaraton on the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms statng that
Americans are "resolved to die free men rather than live as slaves."
The American Revoluton, the American War of Independence, led by George
Washington was fought between Great Britain and thirteen Britsh colonies in
North America, and ended in a global war between several European great
1776 May 2: The American revoluton gains support from King Louis XVI of France
• 1776 July 4. Thomas Jeferson presents the United States Declaraton of
1778 February 6: France signs a treaty of alliance with the United States and the
• American Revoluton soon becomes a world war.
September 14: Benjamin Franklin appointed American representatve in France.
1781 October 17: American victory at Yorktown terms discussed for the Britsh
October 19: The Britsh army surrenders at Yorktown - a devastatng efect on the
1782 February 27: English Parliament votes against further war in America.
• November 10: The fnal batle of the Revolutonary War when Americans retaliate
by atacking a Shawnee village in Ohio
November 30: Preliminary peace treaty signed in Paris recognising American
independence and the Britsh withdrawal from America.
1783 February 4: England ofcially declares an end to hostlites in America
• September 3: The Treaty of Paris is signed by the United States and Great Britain
1784 January 14: The Treaty of Paris is ratfed by Congress and the American
• Revolutonary War ofcially ends
1789 First President of the US is George Washington 1789-1797
• The frst thirteen states were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia,
Connectcut, Massachusets, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia,
New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island
1791 Bill of Rights ratfed
• 1793 Fugitve Slave Act passed
• 1797 Second President of the US is John Adams 1797-1801
• 1801 Third President of the US is Thomas Jeferson 1801-1809
• 1807 Act Prohibitng Importaton of Slaves
• 1808 U.S. slave trade with Africa ends
• 1812 War of 1812 begins
• 1817 Harvard Law School founded
• 1830 Indian Removal Act
• Oregon Trail opens
1832 Black Hawk War
• Seminole War begins
Department of Indian Afairs established
1838 1838-1839: The Trail of Tears
• 1846 Mexican-American War begins and ends in 1848
• 1848 Seneca Falls Conventon
• 1856 Sack of Lawrence, Kansas
• Potawatomie Massacre
1860 Pony Express begins
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I contenuti di questa pagina costituiscono rielaborazioni personali del Publisher Daeriox di informazioni apprese con la frequenza delle lezioni di Letteratura anglo-americana e studio autonomo di eventuali libri di riferimento in preparazione dell'esame finale o della tesi. Non devono intendersi come materiale ufficiale dell'università Genova - Unige o del prof Bacigalupo Massimo.
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