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Jamestown established by the London Company Sean
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The Sons of Liberty "host" the Boston Tea PartyThomas
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The United States declares independence from Great Britain
Carly, Francesca, Kate
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Daniel Shays rebels against the new American government
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Constitutional Convention meets in Philadelphia
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George Washington sworn in as America's first PresidentAndres, Evan J, Ricky
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The Bill of Rights is ratified
Shaun, Justin, Jeremiah
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Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin
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Gabriel Prosser leads a slave revolt in Virginia
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Thomas Jefferson sworn in during the "Revolution of 1800"Mac
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Marbury v. Madison case decided by the Supreme CourtNoa
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Louisiana Purchase acquired from France
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Lewis and Clark lead an expedition to the Pacific OceanAshlyn
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The British invade Washington DC during the War of 1812
Adam, Jahun, Ian Boog
Connor, Jayce, Sacha
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Francis Scott Key writes "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Noah, Maddux, Connor
Betty, April
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The Missouri Compromise is approved by Congress
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Denmark Vesey leads a slave revolt in Charleston, SC
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President Monroe issues his Monroe Doctrine
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The Erie Canal is opened for traffic
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The Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad is completed
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President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal ActKatelyn, Bry, John
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William Lloyd Garrison publishes his first issue of The Liberator
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Texas wins its independence from Mexico in the Texas Revolution
Surya, Joseph, Nicholas
Thomas
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The term "Manifest Destiny" first appears in an American newspaperGabriella, Riley
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The Mexican War ends with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
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James Marshall discovers gold at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, CAJet, Sean, Nathan
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Women's rights convention held at Seneca Falls, NY
Emma, Bridget, Catherine
Anahi, Isabelle
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Potato famine in Ireland drives thousands of Irish immigrants to USAnissaAnika, Lauren
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Harriet Tubman escapes slavery, begins work on Underground Railroad
Delia
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The Compromise of 1850 is reached in Congress
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Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's CabinAbby, Kayla
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Congress passes the Kansas-Nebraska Act
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Supreme Court hands down Dred Scott decision
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Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Douglas engage in debates for 1858 election
Yeabsera
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John Brown launches a raid at Harper's Ferry, VAAzael, Daniel, Yisak
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South Carolina secedes from the Union
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Battle of Gettysburg turns the tide of the US Civil War
Evan C, Aidan, Ian Flack
Ryden, Logan, Alijah
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Thirteenth Amendment ratified, outlaws slavery in the US
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Travel along Oregon Trail reaches its peakLiv, Naomi, HannahKami, Ashley, Sienna
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Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr duel in Weehauken, NJKambri and Miku
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