chronology - History of US Foreign Policy as pertinent to...

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History of US Foreign Policy, as pertinent to the class 1606 – Jamestown, Virginia is established 1630 – Massachusetts Bay is established 1763-1765 – Stamp Act 1773 – Boston Tea Party 1774 – First Continental Congress discussed the Intolerable Acts 1775 – British and U.S. forces clashed at Lexington and Concord 1776 – French help, Paine’s writing, and Britain’s inability to score crushing military victories finally gave Congress the courage to open American ports in April 1776 to the entire world. July 2, Congress accepted Thomas Jefferson’s draft of the Dec. of Ind. 1777-1778 – British approach Franklin to discuss reconciliation 1778 – U.S. and France sign treaties of alliance in Paris 1789 – George Washington becomes President 1793 – Eli Whitney invents the Cotton Gin 1797 – John Adams becomes President, XYZ Affair 1800 – US and France ended the 1778 alliance 1801 – Thomas Jefferson becomes President 1803 Louisiana Purchase 1809 – James Madison becomes President 1810 – Annex Florida 1812 – War of 1812 GB impressed US sailors 1814 – Treaty of Ghent, GB and US accepted the prewar territorial boundaries 1817 – James Monroe becomes President 1819 Florida Cession 1820 Missouri Compromise 1825 – John Quincy Adams becomes President 1835 – Texas War of Independence (from Mexico) 1836 – invention of the revolver 1837 – Martin van Buren becomes President 1838 – Trail of Tears 1841 – William Harrison becomes President, John Tyler become President
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