AP U.S. History Notes

1775-1800

  • 1776: Declaration of Independence
  • 1777: British defeated at Saratoga
  • 1778: French join the war against the British
  • 1781
    • Battle of Yorktown
    • Articles of Confederation ratified
  • 1783: Peace signed in Paris
  • 1784-1787: Northwest Ordinance of 1784, 1785, and 1787
  • 1786: Annapolis Convention
  • 1787
    • Shays' Rebellion
    • Constitutional Convention
  • 1788
    • Federalist Papers written
    • Constitution ratified
  • 1789
    • George Washington inaugurated as President of the United States
    • French Revolution begins
  • 1790: Capital placed on the Potomac River
  • 1793: Citizen Genet
  • 1794
    • Whiskey Rebellion
    • Indians defeated at Fallen Timbers
  • 1795: Jay Treaty, Pinckney Treaty
  • 1798
    • Un-declared war with France
    • Alien and Sedition Acts
    • Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
  • 1800: Jefferson elected

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Aboukhadijeh, Feross. "1775-1800" StudyNotes.org. Study Notes, LLC., 17 Nov. 2012. Web. 19 Mar. 2019. <https://www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/timelines/1775-1800/>.
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