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Exam Prep 1 HIST 211 Dates Date Event 1773 Ben Rush: Address to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies in North America Upon Slave Keeping 1772 Somerset Case 1774 Thomas Jefferson: A Summary View of Rights of British America 1774 Quebec Act 1774 Boston Massacre 1774 Shutting down Boston Harbour, Mass. Bay Assembly 1774 First Continental Congress 1774 Address of the Continental Congress to the Inhabitants of Quebec 1775 British Offer Slaves Freedom to Switch Sides 1776 Thomas Paine: Common Sense 1776 Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence 1778 French American Alliance, Treaty of Alliance 1786-1787 Shays’ Rebellion 1787 Constitutional Convention, Constitution 1789 First Congress 1789 George Washington inaugurated President. 1789 Judiciary Acts, allow foreigners to sue in US courts for repayments of debts. 1789 French Revolution begins. 1791 Bill of Rights, first 10 amendments. 1791 Thomas Paine: Rights of Man 1792 French Republic declared. 1793 France declares war on Britain.

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