S: Timeline Mixbook
FC: By Alice L. Sam Her. | 2012 | Timeline Mixbook | Period : 1
1: The Boston Massacre | A brawl broke out between the solders and colonist in Boston known as The Boston Massacre | Bostonians resented the British solders. They made fun of their red uniforms.by calling them “lobsterbacks. | The massacre is the killing of defenseless people what really happens was a small riot.
2: The Declaration of Independence | On July 4 the delegates approved a final version of the Declaration of Independence | The youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence was Edward Retledge who was. The oldest signer was Benjamin Franklin.
3: The American Revelation | The revolution against the British government in America began in later half of the eighteenth centers.Thirteen colonies that took part in this war of independence, founded the United States of America after achieving victory. | The Seven Year War against the British ended in 1781 and America independence was proved by Britain in 1783.
4: The Constitution | Constitution Day is celebrated on September 17, the anniversary of the day the framers signed the document. | Because of his poor health, Benjamin Franklin needed help to sign the Constitution. As he did so, tears streamed down his face. | It took one hundred days to actually “frame” the Constitution.
5: Slave | " Blacks are property and are used to the southward as horses and cattle to the northward" argued Elbiridge Gerry of Massachusetts. | 3 out of 5 slaves were counted in the 3/5 compromise
6: The Bill of Rights | The Bill of rights was law on Dec. 15, 1791 | On September 25, 1789, Congress transmitted to the state Legislatures twelve proposed amendments to the Constitution
7: The Whiskey Rebellion | The Whiskey Rebellion was a serious challenge to the nations ability to enforce its law. | Several hundreds of whiskey boys refused to pay a federal whiskey tax. | President Washington personally led 13,000 state militia troops to put down the rebellion.
8: The Monro Doctrine | In 1823, President Monroe made a speech to Congress announcing a policy that became known as the Monroe Doctrine | Monroe stated that the nations of the North and South America were “not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.”
9: The Trial of Tears | Under president Martin Van Buren, more than 17,000 Cherokee were dragged from their homes in Georgia and herded west by federal troops. | They were lead by a chief named Osceola. A number of Seminoles were finally sent to Indian Territory. But most of them found refuge in the Florida swamps. Their descendants still live in the state today.
10: Texas Independence | Sam Houston, the commander of Texas revolutionary army, understood Texans rage. But as Santa Anna pushed on, Houston's only hope was to retreat eastward. By luring Santa Anna deeper to Texas, he hoped to make it harder for the general to supply his army and keep it battle ready. | Houston's strategy wasn't popular, but it worked brilliantly. In April, Santa Anna caught up with Houston near the San Jacinta River.
11: References | http://www.ushistory.org/ http://www.histoy.com/ http://www.lo.gov/index.html http://historymatters.gmu.edu/browse/wwwhistory/