American history

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American History.

1775-1783 : American Revolutionary war
1776: Declaration of independance
1789: Bill of rights
November 1773: Boston Tea Party
1846-1848: Mexican war
1809-1865: Abraham Lincoln
1860-1865: Lincoln President
1848-1852: Californian Gold Rush
January 1st, 1892- November 12th 1954: Ellis Island
October 24th, 1929: Black Thursday
1919-1933: Prohibition

[pic] :means “consequences”

Arnaud: American Revolutionnary war:

From 1775 to 1783
In America and Europe
Opposing GB and 13colonies
Cause: colonists in the US rejected the rights of British Parliament to govern them without representation

Before: revolutionary waves
April 18th, 1775: battle of Concord
September 3rd, 1783: freedom of 13 colonies

[pic]France in debt ($187 million), French revolution in 1789

Cyrille: Declaration of independence:

by the 2nd Continental Congress on July 4th, 1776 in Pennsylvania Statehouse with 56 signatories (including Jefferson’s and Fanklin’s)
It declares the FREEDOM of the 13colonies.
July 4th: federal holiday.

BUT : American Independence in 1783.

Bill of Rights:

10 first Amendments of the Constitution, about personal rights.
[pic]set limits about what the government can/can’t do in regards of personnal liberties.
In 1789 by James Madison (during 1st US Congress)
BUT: into effect on December 15th, 1789.
There are 14 copies of it.

Eloi: Mexican war:

1810: Mexican Independence
1836: Texan people ‘s (mostly Americans) will of belonggging to the US.
-First, no consequences, but soon, Mexico began to lose control, so the wanted war.
1845: Texas becomes a US state
1846: Mexian troops in Texas
May 13rd, 1846: beginning of Mexian war
1847: Mexica city captured (general W. Scott)
1848: American victory, Mexico has lost 55% of its territory.

Clément: Boston Tea Party:

Tea trade before Tea Act of 1773 : ( = sells to

Asia ( British East India Company( Tea Merchants

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