Important Dates

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Important Dates
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Some important dates in U.S. History
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  1. 1763
    • French and Indian War ends- Treaty of Paris 1763
    • French and Indians vs. British and colonists
  2. 1775
    • Battle of Lexington and Concord
    • Revolutionary War begins
    • April 18th, 1775
  3. 1776-1812
    • nationalism
    • "Era of Good Feelings"
  4. 1776
    Declaration of Independence written and signed
  5. 1781
    • Battle of Yorktown, General Cornwallis surrenders to Roshambo because of miraculous convergence
    • The British quit the war because they are broke
  6. 1783
    • Treaty of Paris, 1783
    • British formally recognized Americans independence
  7. 1787
    U.S. Constitution written in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  8. 1791
    • Bill of Rights ratified
    • mostly written by James Madison
  9. 1812
    • War of 1812
    • British vs. Americans.
    • 2nd Revolutionary War
  10. 1861
    • Civil War begins
    • sectionalism
  11. 1865
    • Civil War ends
    • Union vs. Confederates
    • slavery banned
  12. 1870
    • all men can vote, even former slaves
    • 15th amendment
  13. 1896
    • Plessy v. Ferguson
    • segregation legal
  14. 1920
    • women's suffrage
    • 19th amendment
  15. 1954
    • Brown v. Topeka Board of Education
    • segregation illegal

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