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United States Population Growth Areas
United States Map 1800
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1790-1800
  • 1791 Decision made to establish federal capital in swamp lands of Potomac.
  • 1791 Vermont becomes 14th state: The first admitted after the original 13.
  • 1791 First ten amendments, Bill of Rights, are approved.
  • 1791 NW Terr. Gov. Arthur St. Clair defeated by Indians near Ft. Wayne.
  • 1792 Congress names the dollar as our unit of currency. Proposed by Jefferson.
  • 1792 Kentucky admitted as 15th state on June 1.
  • 1792 Post Office established by Congress as a separate entity.
  • 1792 New York Stock Exchange organized: inspired by Alexander Hamilton.
  • 1792 George Washington is dismayed as political parties are formed; Republicans (became Dems) & Federalists.
  • 1793 George Washington takes oath, Mar 4, for second term. John Adams VP.
  • 1793 Cotton gin invented by Eli Whitney.
  • 1793 Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne begins campaign against Indians in SW Ohio.
  • 1793 Fugitive Slave Law amended requiring slaves be returned to owners.
  • 1793 John Hancock dies October 8, but not his magnificent signature.
  • 1793 French Revolution continues as Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are beheaded.
  • 1793 President declares U. S. neutral in war between England and France.
  • 1793 Mackenzie reaches Pacific via Fraser River in western Canada.
  • 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers, near Toledo, OH. General Wayne v. Indians.
  • 1794 Patrick Henry retires to his Red Hill estate near Appomattox, Virginia.
  • 1794 Jay Treaty requires withdrawal of British troops from U.S. territiries.
  • 1794 Whiskey Rebellion over excise tax in western Pennsylvania.
  • 1795 11th Amendment specifies some limits of Federal Judicial power.
  • 1795 Pinckney's Treaty with Spain opens navigation on Mississippi river.
  • 1795 Treaty of Greenville, OH, opens up much of Ohio to settlement by whites.
  • 1795 Washington poses for Stuart's portrait, which is now on our dollar bill.
  • 1796 Tennessee admitted as 16th state on June 1.
  • 1796 Patrick Henry elected to sixth term as governor but refuses office.
  • 1796 U.S. agrees to blackmail by Algiers to stop piracy. Tripoli, Nov 4.
  • 1796 Thomas Paine writes letter to Washington, explaining that he (Paine) really won America's independence and that Washington is an incompetent, a glory hound, and a crook. [This is why today's left-wing whackos love Paine so much.]
  • 1796 Washington retires, but not because of Thomas Paine.
  • 1796 John Adams President by 71-68 vote margin. Thomas Jefferson VP.
  • 1796 E Pluribus Unum -- "Out of Many, One"; added to American coins.
  • 1797 John Adams takes oath, Mar 4, as 2nd President. Thomas Jefferson VP.
  • 1797 Napoleon Bonaparte wins war and gains Austria for France.
  • 1797 U.S.S. Constitution is launched and christened by Captain James Sever.
  • 1798 Department of the Navy established -- Navy already 4 years old.
  • 1798 Washington comes out of retirement to be commander-in-chief of Army.
    Insist that Alexander Hamilton is named 2nd in command.
  • 1798 Napoleon wins Battle of the Pyramids but loses his navy to British fleet.
  • 1799 The Kentucky Resolution written by Jefferson, declares the alien and sedition laws unconstitutional. He was right!
  • 1799 French Revolution ends. Napoleon becomes ruler of France.
  • 1799 Patrick Henry dies June 6.
  • 1799 George Washington dies of quinsy (strep infection) at Mt. Vernon, Dec 14.


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