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The Stono slave rebellion in South Carolina 1739 Context Note
The Negro Conspiracy of 1741 1741 Context Note
Russian expedition to Alaska opens fur trade under Behring 1741 Context Note
Ohio Company founded 1749 Context Note
First antislavery society in the colonies organized in Philadelphia 1775 Context Note
The Second Continental Congress issues its first paper money 1775 Context Note
Vermont becomes the first political unit in the world to abolish slavery 1776 Context Note
Jefferson champions the rights of slaves 1778 Context Note
Bank of North America 1781 Context Note
Slave Quork Walker successfully petitions for his freedom 1781 Context Note
Jefferson's Slavery Ban Proposal 1784 Context Note
Financial depression in U.S 1784 Context Note
Dollar Currency Introduced in US 1787 Context Note
The Northwest Ordinance 1787 Context Note
First cotton mill in the US opened by Samuel Slater at Pawtucket, R.I 1790 Context Note
First Bank of the United States established 1791 Context Note
Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin 1793 Context Note
Eli Whitney demonstrates the merits of the mass production of interchangeable parts 1801 Context Note
First submarine built by Robert Fulton 1801 Context Note
First hotel in the U.S. opens in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 1802 Context Note

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