The American Revolution Apush Summary

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Revolutionary War - 1775-1783 - Ended by Treay of Paris Common Sense - Written by Thomas Paine - Published on January 10, 1776 - Challenged the authority of the British government Declaration of Independence - Drafted by Thomas Jefferson - July 4, 1776 - U.S. declared independence from Britain Articles of Confederation - Created November 15, 1777 - Ratified on March 1, 1781 - Later replaced by the U.S. Constitution on June 21, 1788 Shay's Rebellion - Started August 29, 1786 -Revolt led by Daniel Shay - Caused by excessive land taxation Constitutional Convention - Took place in Philadelphia from May 25 to September 17, 1787 - Intended only to revise Articles of Confederation - Threw out Articles of Confederation and was replaced with U.S. Constitution U.S.…show more content…
Its southern and western-most boundary with Mexico was under dispute throughout the birth of the Republic, with Texas claimed that the boundary was the Rio Grande, and Mexico claimed the Nueces River as the boundary Trail of Tears - forced relocation in 1838 of the Cherokee tribe to the Western United States in reservations - resulted in the deaths of approximately 4,000 Cherokees Mexican - American War - was a military conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 - Mexican territories of Alta California and Santa Fe de Nuevo Mexico were ceded to the United States under the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Mexican Cession - region of the United States that was ceded to the U.S. by Mexico in 1848 under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo following the Mexican-American Wa Seneca Falls Convention - held in Seneca Falls, New York on July 19 to July 20, 1848 - was the first women's rights convention held in the United

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