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Timeline of America's British Rulers

The British Royal House during British American ColonizationElizabeth I (the Great) 1558-1603  Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, last of the TudorsJames I  1603-1625  James VI of Scotland, House of StuartCharles I 1625-1649 Deposed....
From: 18th-century American Women on 29 Dec 2017

Timeline 1790-1800

1790A Census Act is passed by Congress. The first census indicates a total population of nearly 4 million persons in the U.S. and western territories. African Americans make up 19 percent of the population, with 90 percent living in the South. For white...
From: 18th-century American Women on 4 Jul 2013

Timeline 1780-1789

178012 May. After 40 days of siege, General Benjamin Lincoln surrenders Charles Town (Charleston), South Carolina, to the British forces commanded by General Henry Lincoln.2 October. After being captured with Benedict Arnold's plans for the surrender...
From: 18th-century American Women on 3 Jul 2013

Timeline 1770-1779

1770Population of the colonies is 2,210,000Boston Massacre. British troops fire point blank into an unruly crowd in Boston, Massachusetts, killing five and injuring 6. Escaped slave, Crispus Attucks, is killed & is one of the first colonists to die...
From: 18th-century American Women on 2 Jul 2013

Timeline 1760-1769

1760George III becomes king of England, Ireland and the colonies1.5 million colonists living in America.British General Lord Jeffrey Amherst (1717-1797) captures Montreal and ends French resistance in Canada.New York requires that all physicians and surgeons...
From: 18th-century American Women on 1 Jul 2013

Timeline 1750-1759

1750Over a million people live in colonial America.The British Parliament passes The Iron Act, limiting the growth of the iron industry in the American ColoniesThe word "bluestocking," is used as a put-down for learned women.Neoclassicism as a reaction...
From: 18th-century American Women on 30 Jun 2013

Timeline 1730-1739

1730The population in the colonies is estimated at 655,000William Parks of Maryland establishes a printing press in Virginia.Baltimore is founded in the Maryland colony.Both men & women begin wearing white stockings, made of silk or cotton.John Wesley...
From: 18th-century American Women on 28 Jun 2013

Timeline 1710-1729 + Paintings of American Women

17103,000 German men and women from the Palatinate settle near Livingston Manor on the Hudson River in New York to produce naval stores. When the colony fails, the settlers go first to the Mohawk Valley (in New York) and finally to eastern Pennsylvania.The...
From: 18th-century American Women on 27 Jun 2013

Timeline 1700-1709 + Paintings of American Women

1700Population of the British American colonies: about 260,000 people. Boston has 7,000 people and New York, 5000. Jewish population of America numbers between 200 and 300.Massachusetts representative assembly orders all Roman Catholic priests to vacate...
From: 18th-century American Women on 26 Jun 2013

July 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (July 21, 1767).“A great Variety of new Articles, just arrived in Capt. Gordon.” Like several other merchants...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Jul 2017

Testing, testing

…my export test from Aeon 2 timeline software to the web. Preparing to teach a new Introduction to Digital History course in the fall, while overseeing the creation of a modest Digital History Lab, will make you dust off all sorts of old, half-baked...
From: Skulking in Holes and Corners on 25 Jun 2017

Very basic Timeline American War for Independence from Britain

.1776 Jul 4 United States Declaration of Independence 1776 Aug 27 Battle of Long Island 1776 Sep 15 British Occupation of New York 1776 Sep 15 Landing At Kip's Bay 1776 Sep 16 Battle of Harlem Heights 1776 Oct 11 Battle of Valcour Island 1776 Oct 18 Battle...
From: 18th-century American Women on 18 Sep 2013

The theater of cosmic and human history

This post is a revised and modified English version of my guest post at the blog of the Digital National Library of Poland POLONA which was published on October 17, 2013. Stanisław Lubieniecki’s Theatrum cometicum as a physical book is such a marvellous...
From: Chronologia Universalis on 30 Jan 2014

Research in Timelines

Alyssa Zuercher Reichardt looks at timeline software and discusses the benefits of chronological visualization during the research stage.
From: The Junto on 24 Oct 2013

Witches - Timeline of the 1692 Salem's Anti-Woman Witch Hunt

.During 1692, formal charges of witchcraft were brought against 156 people & most were women. On both sides of the Atlantic, witchcraft was perceived as a primarily female phenomenon & over ¾ of the accused were women. Puritans did not believe...
From: 17th-century American Women on 11 Oct 2013

Women in America Timeline 1670-1700

.Timeline Of Events Directly Affecting WomenCopies of complete documents may be found by clicking on highlighted descriptions.c. 1674 Elizabeth Clarke Freake (Mrs. John Freake) and Baby Mary, about 1671 and 16741672 A Declaration of the True Intent and...
From: 17th-century American Women on 18 Jul 2013

Women in America Timeline 1651-1670

.Timeline Of Events Directly Affecting WomenCopies of complete documents may be found by clicking on highlighted descriptions.1650s Immigrants moving south from Virginia settle the coast of present-day North Carolina. A governor is appointed in 1664,...
From: 17th-century American Women on 17 Jul 2013

Women in America Timeline 1621-1650

.Timeline Of Events Directly Affecting WomenCopies of complete documents may be found by clicking on highlighted descriptions.1621One of the first treaties between colonists & Native Americans is signed as the Plymouth Pilgrims enact a peace pact...
From: 17th-century American Women on 16 Jul 2013

Timeline 1740-1749

1740Samuel Richardson (1689-1761) publishes "PAMELA," considered the first English novel.A great fire destroys half of Charleston, South Carolina.Large numbers of women join churches during the Great Awakening of the 1740s. Some have called this the “feminization...
From: 18th-century American Women on 29 Jun 2013

Women in America Timeline 1607-1620

.Timeline Of Events Directly Affecting WomenCopies of complete documents may be found by clicking on highlighted descriptions.1606The First Charter of Virginia; April 10 1607Virginia. The British establish their first American colony at Jamestown named...
From: 17th-century American Women on 30 May 2013

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I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.