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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
England bans American trade with West Indies 1805 Context Note
Fulton's steamboat trip 1807 Context Note
US Prohibits import of slaves from Africa 1808 Context Note
Slave insurrection in Louisiana 1811 Context Note
British Orders-in-Council restricting U.S. trade revoked 1812 Context Note
First U.S. factory to convert raw cotton into cloth using power machinery 1814 Context Note

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