1700's to 1800's Timeline (by Paxton Crews)

Timeline created by paxtoncrews
  • the First Postal Service

    the First Postal Service
    In 1755, the United States postal service was established.
  • The Invention of the First English Dictionary

    The Invention of the First English Dictionary
    On April 15, 1755, a man named Samuel Johnson published the first English dictionary after nine years of writing it.
  • the French and Indian War

    the French and Indian War
    During 1754-1763, the French and Indian War was fought. This war was between France and Spain and the British over land in North America.
  • the Boston Massacare

    the Boston Massacare
    In 1770, the British troops started firing into the streets killing five innocent men. This act led to an intense retaliation among the people and the start of public protests.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    In 1773, colonial patriots dressed up as Mohawk Indians and then dumped three ships load of tea, more than three hundred crates, into the Boston harbor. They did as a protest against the British tea tax.
  • the American Revolutionary War

    the American Revolutionary War
    American War of Independence or the American Revolutionary War took place from 1775 to 1783 in which the British colonist of North America fought Great Britain in want of independence to become its own country. (Washington Crossing the Delaware)
  • President George Washington

    President George Washington
    In 1789 George Washington, an army general was unanimously elected into office to be the first president of the United States.
  • President John Adams

    President John Adams
    Nearing the end of the 17th-century, in 1789, former vice president, John Adams is elected to be the second president of the United States.