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1779 Dec. 28 The British take Savannah

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1779 Feb. Unsuccessful attempt of the British on Port Royal 192

March 3 Battle of Briar Creek
April General Prevost advances towards Charleston :
May Descent of the British on Virginia
June 20 Defeat of General Lincoln at Stono Ferry

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July Descent of the British on Connecticut

15 Storming of Stony Point
19 Storming of Paulus Hook

23 Defeat of the Americans at Penobscot
Sept. Arrival of the French fleet at Savannah

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23 Battle of the Bon Homme Richard and Serapis 19:
4 Siege of Savannah

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74 May 12 Charleston capitulates .

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29 Battle at the Waxhaws
July 12 British defeated at Williamson's Plantation

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Aug 16 Battle of Camden.

18 Defeat of Sumter at Fishing Creek
Sept. Arnold's treason at West Point
Ocl. 7 Battle of King's Mountain

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Revolt of the Pennsylvania troops
1751 Jan. Descent of Arnold on Virginia
17 Battle of Cowpens

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March 15 Battle of Guildford
April 23 Marion takes Fort Watson
May Siege of Ninety-Six
Aug. 4 Death of Colonel Hayne
Sept. 6 Descent of the British on New London
7 Naval engagement of De Grasse and Graves

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8 Battle of Eutaw
Oct. Siege and
surrender of Yorkiown

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1782 Feb. 27 General Conway makes a motion in the British Par-

liament for discontinuing the American war 227
March Lord North retires from the ministry

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Nov. Treaty of peace between the United Siates and
Great Britain signed .

228
Dec. American officers petition Congress for payment of

229
1783 March Meeting of the officers :

299
April 19 Cessation of hostilities between the United States and

Great Britain proclaimed by General Washington 230
Dec. 4 Washington takes leave of the officers of the army 231
23 Washington resigns his commission

231
1784 Sept.

Shays's rebellion .
1785 March Convention at Alexandria :
1786 Sept.
Convention at Annapolis

235
1787 May Convention meets at Philadelphia fór framing the
Federal Constitution.

235
Sept. 17 Constitution made public

233
1789 March 4 Washington's Administration commences

235
1790
National debt funded

211
Aug. 7 Creek War terminated by a treaty

242
1791 Nov. Defeat of General St. Clair
Vermont admitted into the Union

213
1794 Aug. 20 General Wayne defeats the Indians on the Miami 245
1797 March 4 Commencement of John Adams's Administration 248
1799 Dec. 14 Death of General Washington

230
1300 Sept. 30 Treaty of peace between the United States and

France signed
Nov. Congress first sits at Washington
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1302 July 20 Louisiana ceded to France

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1803 April 30 Louisiana purchased by the United States

253
War with Tripoli .

153
1806 May British Orders in Council passed

250
Berlin decree of Napoleon

257
1807 June Affair of the Chesapeake and Leopard

256
Dec. Embargo Law passed

257
Burr's conspiracy and trial :

254
1809 March 4 Commenceinent of Madison's Adininistration
Embargo Law repealed

239
April 23 Mr. Erskine engages on behalf of the British

govern-
ment that the Orders in Council shall be rescinded 258
1811 May 16 Affair of the Little Belt
Nov. 7 Battle of Tippecanoe

200
812 Feb. John Henry's disclosure

260
June 18 Declaration of war against Great Britain by the
United States

261
Aug. 16 Surrender
of General Hull

263
19 Battle of Constitution and Guerriere

265
Oct. Battles of Wasp and Frolic, and of the United States
and Macedonian

266
13 Battle of Queenstown

264
Dec. Battle of Constitution and Java

266
1813 Jan. 7 Defeat of General Winchester at Frenchtown

268
Feb. 24 Battle of Hornet and Peacock

276
April Siege of Fort Meigs

269
27 Capture of York and death of General Pike

270
May 27 Forts George and Erie taken

272
29 Attack on Sackett's Harbour

271
Aug. Siege of Fort Stephenson

277
Sept. Baitle of the Enterprise and Boxer

277
10 Battle of Lake Erie

279
Oct. 5 Battle of the Thames

280
10 Naval action on Lake Ontario

273
Nov. 8 Batlle of Taladega
10 Batile of Chrystler's fields

273
18 Battle of Hillibee

281
1914 Jan. 14 Battle of Tallapoosa

281
March Battle of La Cole Mill

283
April 29 Battle of the Peacock and Epervier

287
May 5 Descent of the British on Oswego

283
June 28 Battle of Wasp and Reindeer

287
July 5 Battle of Chippewa

283
25 Battle of Bridgewater

284
Sept. 1 Castine taken

292
11 Battle of Plattsburgh and Lake Champlain

286
12 Baule of Baltimore

291
Siege of Fort Erie

284
15 Attack on Fort Boyer

294
Dec. 24 Treaty of peace between the United States and
Great Britain signed at Ghent

299
27 Treaty ratified

by the Prince Regent of England 299
1915 Jan. Battle of the Hornet and Penguin

284
8 Battle of New Orleans

297
Feb. Battle of Constitution, Cyane, and Levant.

283
17 Treaty of peace between Great Britain and United
States ratified by the President

293
March War declared against Algiers

299
July 3 Commercial treaty with Great Britain ratified in
London

299
1817 March 4 Commencement of Monroe's Adminisiration 30V
1818
Seminole War

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Page 1825 March 4 Commencement of John Quincy Adams's Adminis

tration Aug. 13 Arrival of La Fayette 1826 July 4 Death of Jolin Adams and Thomas Jefferson 303 1828

Tariff Law 1829 March 4 Commencement or Jackson's Administration

304 1830

New commercial treaty with Great Britain
Treaty with Turkey signed

304 1832 Black Hawk's war

305 New Tariff Law enacied:

305 1833 Compromise bill respecting the Tariff passed

306 Sept. 18 Removal of deposits from United States Bank 307 1836 Dispute with France terminated

30S Creek war

305 1836 State Bank chartered:

309 Dec. Michigan admitted into the Union

310 1837 March 4 Commencement of Van Buren's administration : 310 Great commercial embarrassments.

. 310 May 10 Banks of New York suspended specie payments 311

Sub-Treasury scheme defeated
Dec. 25 Battle of Okee-Chobee.

312 1838 Disturbances in Canada. Boundary difficulties 313 1841 March 4 Commencement of Harrison's administration 315 April 4 Death of President Harrison

315 Tyler becomes President

316 Bank bills vetoed

316 Trial and acquittal of McLeod 1842 Congress passes the Tariff Bill .

317 Ashburton treaty

317 Treaty with the Chinese government

317 1844 Treaty of Annexation of Texas rejected

317 1845 March 4 Commencement of Polk's administration

318 Oregon treaty 1916 Repeal of the Tariff of 1842

. 318 General Taylor ordered to Corpus Christi

319 March 11 Taylor leaves Corpus Christi for the Rio Grande • 319

24 Point Isabel occupied .

30 Fort Brown opposite Matamoras commenced 319 May 1 Taylor marches for Point Isabel

320 8 & 9 Battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma

320 15 & 18 Barita and Matamoras taken Sept. 21 Attack on Monterey commenced

324 22-4 Bishop's palace taken, Monterey capitulates 324 1847 Feb 22-3 Battle of Buena Vista

March 27 Vera Cruz capitulates
April 17-18 Battle of Sierra Gordo, Tuspan taken

333 California and New Mexico occupied

333 April 19-22 Jalapa and Perote taken

335 May 15 Puebla taken

335 Aug. 20 Contreras, San Pablo, San Antonio, and Churubusco taken

336 Sep. 8 Battle of Molina del Rey

337 12 & 13 Storming of Chapultepec

339 14 City of Mexico taken .

340 27 Santa Anna bombards Puebla

341 Oct. 9 Battle of Huamantla .

34 19 Battle of Atlixco

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