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The History of the USA A Chronology of Major Events in the early stages of America SOC.1.1.LE.3
Table of Contents <ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline 2 </li></ul><ul><li>The Jamestown Settlement </li></ul><ul><...
Timeline 1607:Jamestown Settlement 1620-1621: The Mayflower & The First Thanksgiving 1754: The French Indian War 1729: The...
Timeline 2 1773:The Tea Act 1773: Boston Tea Party 1774: The Intolerable Acts 1775:The Shot  Around the World 1776:Declara...
The Jamestown Settlement <ul><li>Founded on May 14, 1607 </li></ul><ul><li>The first permanent English settlement </li></u...
The Mayflower & The First Thanksgiving <ul><li>Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower at Plymouth Rock on December 11, 1620 </l...
The Interests of the Colonies <ul><li>In 1729 Ben Franklin published The Pennsylvania Gazette, which turned out to be one ...
The French Indian War <ul><li>The war was a result of a dispute in the Ohio River Valley between France and Native America...
The Declatory Act of 1766 <ul><li>With England trying to impose new rules in the Americas King George III and English parl...
The Boston Massacre <ul><li>On March 5, 1770 an angry mob was violently gunned down by British soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>...
The Tea Act & the results <ul><li>On May 10, 1773 the Tea Act is initiated in the American colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Stat...
Boston Tea Party <ul><li>On December 16 th , 1773 over 8000 men revolted against the unfairness of the Tea Act </li></ul><...
The Intolerable Acts of 1774 <ul><li>After the BTP, England created a series of intolerable acts imposed until the tea tha...
Video of Effects of BTP! <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0Xj-ydLwSY </li></ul>
The Shot Around the World!!! <ul><li>On April 18 th , 1775 Paul Revere and William Dawe ride to warn John Adams and John H...
Declaration of Independence <ul><li>June 7 th  1776, Richard Henry Lee (Virginia) called Continental Congress to declare i...
Articles of Confederation <ul><li>November 15 th  1777 Congress creates these articles to be the bases of government in th...
ITS OVER!!!! <ul><li>On February 4 th  1783 England calls an end to its dispute with America </li></ul><ul><li>On April 11...
The Constitution <ul><li>July 16 th  1787 a rough draft of the constitution was created at the constitutional convention <...
Hello Mr. President! <ul><li>On April 6 th  1789 George Washington is voted as the first President of the United States of...
The Bill of Rights <ul><li>On September 25 th , 1789 Congress submitted 12 amendments to the constitution to states for ra...
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  1. 1. The History of the USA A Chronology of Major Events in the early stages of America SOC.1.1.LE.3
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline 2 </li></ul><ul><li>The Jamestown Settlement </li></ul><ul><li>The Mayflower & The First Thanksgiving </li></ul><ul><li>The Interests of the Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>The French Indian War </li></ul><ul><li>The Declatory Act of 1766 </li></ul><ul><li>The Boston Massacre </li></ul><ul><li>The Tea Act & the results </li></ul><ul><li>Boston Tea Party </li></ul><ul><li>The Intolerable Acts of 1774 </li></ul><ul><li>VIDEO </li></ul><ul><li>The Shot Around the World </li></ul><ul><li>Declaration of Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Articles of Confederation </li></ul><ul><li>ITS OVER!!! </li></ul><ul><li>The Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Hello Mr. President! </li></ul><ul><li>The Bill of Rights </li></ul>
  3. 3. Timeline 1607:Jamestown Settlement 1620-1621: The Mayflower & The First Thanksgiving 1754: The French Indian War 1729: The Pennsylvania Gazette 1766: The Declatory Act 1770: The Boston Massacre
  4. 4. Timeline 2 1773:The Tea Act 1773: Boston Tea Party 1774: The Intolerable Acts 1775:The Shot Around the World 1776:Declaration Of Independence 1777:Articles Of Confederation 1784: ITS OVER! 1787: The Constitution 1789: 1 st President 1791:The Bill of Rights
  5. 5. The Jamestown Settlement <ul><li>Founded on May 14, 1607 </li></ul><ul><li>The first permanent English settlement </li></ul><ul><li>Named for King James 1 of England </li></ul><ul><li>Known for its many resources, many Americans founded business in lumber and other business </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Mayflower & The First Thanksgiving <ul><li>Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower at Plymouth Rock on December 11, 1620 </li></ul><ul><li>After creating their new homes the pilgrims had a feast celebrating the first harvest. </li></ul><ul><li>This celebration is known as “The First Thanksgiving </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Interests of the Colonies <ul><li>In 1729 Ben Franklin published The Pennsylvania Gazette, which turned out to be one of American colonists favorite papers! </li></ul>
  8. 8. The French Indian War <ul><li>The war was a result of a dispute in the Ohio River Valley between France and Native Americans in the year 1754 </li></ul><ul><li>George Washington came to fight, but lost to the impressive French troops </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually England succeeded winning the seven year dispute in 1763 and created the Treaty of Paris </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Declatory Act of 1766 <ul><li>With England trying to impose new rules in the Americas King George III and English parliament created the Declatory Act </li></ul><ul><li>This stated that the British government and complete control of all laws of the American colonies </li></ul><ul><li>One of the first steps leading to the American Revolution </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Boston Massacre <ul><li>On March 5, 1770 an angry mob was violently gunned down by British soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>The governor of Massachusetts, Thomas Hutchinson, expelled all of the British soldiers from Boston </li></ul><ul><li>The captain of the British soldiers and some of the troops are arrested and charged with murder </li></ul><ul><li>They were eventually convicted and branded as was custom for felons </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Tea Act & the results <ul><li>On May 10, 1773 the Tea Act is initiated in the American colonies </li></ul><ul><li>States that there would be a tax on tea and allowed the East Indian trading company to create a monopoly with colonial merchants </li></ul><ul><li>This made it very difficult for American merchants to supply tea </li></ul>
  12. 12. Boston Tea Party <ul><li>On December 16 th , 1773 over 8000 men revolted against the unfairness of the Tea Act </li></ul><ul><li>Dressing up as Mohawk Indians they successfully dumped over 342 containers of tea into the Boston Harbor </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Intolerable Acts of 1774 <ul><li>After the BTP, England created a series of intolerable acts imposed until the tea that had been dumped was paid for </li></ul><ul><li>Shut down shipping to the Boston Harbor </li></ul><ul><li>On October 14 th the American colonists decided with the Declaration of Resolves to not obey the new acts </li></ul>
  14. 14. Video of Effects of BTP! <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0Xj-ydLwSY </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Shot Around the World!!! <ul><li>On April 18 th , 1775 Paul Revere and William Dawe ride to warn John Adams and John Hancock of the arrival of British soldiers to fight the colonists </li></ul><ul><li>Dawn of April 19 th at Lexington Green the British and Americans met up beginning the American Revolution </li></ul>
  16. 16. Declaration of Independence <ul><li>June 7 th 1776, Richard Henry Lee (Virginia) called Continental Congress to declare independence from England </li></ul><ul><li>The Declaration was wrote by Thomas Jefferson and edited by John Adams </li></ul><ul><li>On July 4 th the Declaration was endorsed by all colonies (although it wasn’t signed until August 2 nd ) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Articles of Confederation <ul><li>November 15 th 1777 Congress creates these articles to be the bases of government in the USA </li></ul><ul><li>These make Congress the new sole authority of the government </li></ul>
  18. 18. ITS OVER!!!! <ul><li>On February 4 th 1783 England calls an end to its dispute with America </li></ul><ul><li>On April 11 th Congress officially calls an end to the Revolutionary War </li></ul><ul><li>England and America sign the Treaty of Paris, resulting in American independence from GB! The treaty was ratified on January 14 th , 1784 </li></ul>
  19. 19. The Constitution <ul><li>July 16 th 1787 a rough draft of the constitution was created at the constitutional convention </li></ul><ul><li>September 17 th 1787: The Constitution is approved and signed by the 39 delegates </li></ul>
  20. 20. Hello Mr. President! <ul><li>On April 6 th 1789 George Washington is voted as the first President of the United States of America </li></ul><ul><li>After spending several days celebrating his victory George Washington arrived in New York on April 23 rd </li></ul><ul><li>He was sworn in as President on April 30 th at the age of 37 </li></ul>
  21. 21. The Bill of Rights <ul><li>On September 25 th , 1789 Congress submitted 12 amendments to the constitution to states for ratification </li></ul><ul><li>Of these twelve, ten were approved </li></ul><ul><li>In 1791 they were added to the constitution as “The Bill of Rights” </li></ul>END SHOW

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