1701 - Yale College Founded
1701 - East and West New Jersey united (New Jersey)
1701 - All colonies made royal colonies except Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania
1702 - Queen Anne's War
1705 - Virginia Slave Codes established

1718 - French founded New Orleans

1721 - Small pox inoculations introduced

1732 - Ben Franklin's "Poor Richard's Almanac" introduced
1733 - Georia founded
1733 - Molasses Act
1734 - Johnathan Edwards sparks "Great Awakening"
1735 - John Peter Zenger Trial
1739 - Stono Rebellion in South Carolina
1739 - War of Jenkin's Ear

1740 - King George's War
1743 - Ben Franklin founds "The Amercan Philosophical Society"
1746 - College of New Jersey founded (Princeton)

1754 - Ben Franklin proposes the "Albany Plan"
1754 - 1763 - French and Indian War
1759 - Battle of Quebec

1763 - Proclamation of 1763
1763 - Pontiac's War
1764 - Paxton Boys Rebellion in Pennsylvania
1764 - Sugar Act
1765 - Stamp Act
1765 - Quartering Act
1765 - Son's of Liberty Established
1765 - Stamp Act Congress
1765 - Boycotts and Non - Importation Agreements by Colonists
1766 - Stamp Act repealed
1766 - Declatory Act
1767 - Townshend Acts
1768 - Treaty of Fort Stanwix
1769 - Spanish settlement of California
1769 - Dartmouth College founded

1770 - Boston Massacre
1770 - Townshend duties repealed, except on tea
1771 - Regulator movement in North Carolina
1771 - Battle of Alamance Creek (North Carolina)
1772 - Committees of Correspondence set up
1773 - Tea Act
1773 - Boston Tea Party
1774 - Intolerable (Coercive) Acts
1774 - 1st Continental Congress
1774 - Quebec Act
1774 - "The Association" formed
1775 - Quakers form world's 1st anti-slavery organization
1775 - Battles at Lexington and Concord
1775 - 2nd Continental Congress
1775 - Olive Branch Petiton
1775 - Battle of Breed's (Bunker) Hill
1775 - Ethan Allen captures Fort Ticonderoga
1776 - 1781 - Revolutionary War
1776 - Americans invade Canada
1776 - Thomas Paine published "Common Sense"
1776 - Richard Henry Lee introduces a resolution for independence
1776 - Thomas Jefferson writes De
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