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28 Nov 2017
1492 Chrispher Columbus discovers America
1765 March 22: The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament.
1766 1766 March 18. Stamp Act repealed January: New York assembly refuses to fully enforce the Quartering Act. August: Violence breaks out in New York between British soldiers and members of the Sons of Liberty.
1768 July: Merchants in Boston and New York boycott British goods September: English warships sail into Boston Harbor leaving two regiments of English troops to keep order.
1770 March: "The Boston Massacre" - Four workers shot by British troops in Boston
1773 December 16: The Boston Tea Party - Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians protest against the British Tea Act by dumping crates of tea into Boston Harbor.
5/9-26/10/1774 First Continental Congress
10/5/1775 - 3/1781 Second continental congress
1789 First President of the US is George Washington 1789-1797
1803 Louisiana Purchase Treaty
1807 Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves
1808 U.S. slave trade with Africa ends
1812 War of 1812 begins
1914 WW1 started 28 July 1914 â€“ 11 November 1918
1919 Treaty of Versailles
1939 Germany invades Poland; World War II begins
1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor U.S. enters World War II
1945 U.S. takes Okinawa. U.S. joins the United Nations. Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Germany and Japan surrender, ending World War II
1946 The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union
1955 Warsaw Pact
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