Chronology

Chronology

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Spanning the period of time from Columbus to the present, the articles in Chronology, with supporting documents and letters written by participants and Congress, cover a variety of topics, including what America was like on the last day of the year prior to European discovery, ... "America Prior to Columbus" - December 31, 1491, to the time when Benjamin Franklin poked the lion of mother country England with two essays about the plight of the colonists, ... "Franklin Muses Against British Empire" - September 11, 1773, to George Washington's final letter before leaving office to the American people, warning against political parties, something both Democrats and Republicans should consider today, ... "Washington and His Warnings for Democracy" - September 19, 1796, to the first time South Carolina wanted to leave the Union with its Nullification Act thirty years prior to the Civil War, ... "The First Problem with South Carolina" - March 2, 1833, and the desire of Americans to head west in the first major wagon train to California in, ... "Westward Ho" - May 1, 1841.



These articles continue forward through history until the present day on topics of the history of race relations, voting rights, bad compasses, the National Football League, the Internet, and the Supreme Court.



Article Index


America Prior to Columbus - December 31, 1491

Treaty of Tordesillas - June 7, 1494

The Verrazano Expedition - January 17, 1524

The Valladolid Debate Over Treatment of American Indians - 1550-1551

History of Jamestown Continues with Pocahontas Marriage to John Rolfe - April 5, 1614

New Netherlands Seized by British - September 8, 1664

Colonists Declared Rights - October 7, 1765

Franklin Muses Against British Empire - September 11, 1773

France and United States Form Alliance - February 6, 1778

The United States Needs a Bank - May 26, 1781



Whiskey and Washington's Proclamation - September 1, 1794

Washington and His Warnings for Democracy - September 19, 1796

From the Shores of Tripoli - April 27, 1805

Congress Corrects One Small Part of the U.S. Constitution Regarding Slavery - March 2, 1807

Got a Mule and Her Name is Sal - July 4, 1817

Arikara Indian War - August 9, 1823

First Attempt by Texas to Become a Republic - December 21, 1826

The First Problem with South Carolina - March 2, 1833

Women's Rights, Property Style - February 15, 1839

Westward Ho - May 1, 1841



California and Its Short Republic - June 10, 1846

MSNBC Dismays, but Gets Programming - February 28, 1854

Northwest Tribes Cede Territory - July 1, 1855

The Pony Express Begins - April 3, 1860

Civil War Leads to Civil Rights - March 13, 1866

Voting Rights and Race - March 30, 1870

The World is Amazed at the Centennial - May 10, 1876

Race and Education - July 4, 1881

Polygamy Outlawed - March 22, 1882

Carnegie Hall Opens - May 5, 1891



Cuba becomes U.S. Protectorate - March 2, 1901

Panama, Its Independence, and a Canal - November, 3, 1903

Alaska Erupts Volcano Style - June 6, 1912

A Telegram and World War I - February 3, 1917

Women Finally Given Right to Vote - August 18, 1920

Men Given the NFL - September 17, 1920

Arms Reduction Treaty Doesn't Work - April 22, 1930

Wrong Way Corrigan - July 18, 1938

United States Occupies Iceland - July 7, 1941

Truman Ends Segregation in the Military - July 26, 1948



Brown Versus Board of Education - May 17, 1954

I Have a Dream - August 28, 1963

The Internet is Born - November 21, 1969

Arab Oil Embargo - October 19, 1973

Borked - October 23, 1987

Illegal Immigration and Amnesty - May 4, 1988

Better Late Than Never - May 7, 1992

Iraq War - September 29, 1998

Microsoft and Anti-Trust - April 3, 2000

USA/Cuba Relations - July 20, 2015

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161171837
Publisher: JDP Econ Publishing
Publication date: 02/06/2019
Series: Volume , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

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