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Headword Date Article Type
Grimke, Sarah Moore 1792 - 1873 P
The Stono slave rebellion in South Carolina 1739 T Note
The Negro Conspiracy of 1741 1741 T Note
Russian expedition to Alaska opens fur trade under Behring 1741 T Note
Ohio Company founded 1749 T Note
First antislavery society in the colonies organized in Philadelphia 1775 T Note
The Second Continental Congress issues its first paper money 1775 T Note
Vermont becomes the first political unit in the world to abolish slavery 1776 T Note
Jefferson champions the rights of slaves 1778 T Note
Bank of North America 1781 T Note
Slave Quork Walker successfully petitions for his freedom 1781 T Note
Jefferson's Slavery Ban Proposal 1784 T Note
Financial depression in U.S 1784 T Note
Dollar Currency Introduced in US 1787 T Note
The Northwest Ordinance 1787 T Note
First cotton mill in the US opened by Samuel Slater at Pawtucket, R.I 1790 T Note
First Bank of the United States established 1791 T Note
Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin 1793 T Note
Eli Whitney demonstrates the merits of the mass production of interchangeable parts 1801 T Note
First submarine built by Robert Fulton 1801 T Note

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