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Hist. Concepts

Important Dates, Important Supreme Court Cases, Major Wars

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1607 Jamestown founded off the coast of present day Virginia;first permanent English settlement in North America.
1620 Plymouth is founded in present day Massachusetts by the Pilgrims;Sign the Mayflower Compact.
1776 The year that we declared independence from England,United States is created and the Declaration of Independence is written on July 4th.
1787 Founding Fathers meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Constitutional Convention. Our current Constitution was written.
1803 The Louisiana Territory is purchased from France by President Thomas Jefferson, doubled the size of the United States.
1861-1865 The American Civil War is fought between the North and the South.
Marbury v. Madison (1803) Said that the Supreme Court had the right to review all laws made by Congress,established the idea of Judicial review.
Worcester v. Georgia Cherokee Nation sued Georgia to keep their lands and won,but was removed by President Andrew Jackson anyway.
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) Stated that a state could not tax a national bank,increased the power of the national government.
Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) Stated that the Federal Government had the power to regulate trade between the states.
Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857) Stated that African Americans were not citizens of the United States,slaves are considered property,declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional.
French and Indian War (1756-1783) War fought between France,England,and their Native American Allies.Fought for control of North America.England wins,doubled the size of the colonies.
American Revolution (1776-1783) War fought between the United States and England,United States becomes independent nation with its victory.
War of 1812 (1812-1815) Second war fought between the United States and England,U.S. invaded,Washington D.C. burned, U.S. wins.
Mexican War (1846-1848) War fought with Mexico over the issue of Texas annexation;Mexico lost half its territory in the Form of the Mexico Cession.
Civil War (1861-1865) War fought between the Northern and Southern regions of the United States.War caused by slavery,and issue of states rights.More Americans died in this war than all the wars the United States has been in combined.
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