Major Events in U.S. History - Part 1
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1. The War of 1812 ended. 1783
2. The Mexican-American war began; the Oregon Treaty signed by the United States and the United Kingdom. 1845
3. The Louisiana territory was purchased from France. 1775
4. The War of 1812 began. 1788
5. The U.S. declared independence from the United Kingdom. 1812
6. The U.S. Constitutional Convention was held. 1846
7. The Treaty of Paris was signed, officially ending the American Revolution. 1787
8. The U.S. Constitution went into effect. 1803
9. The last battle of the American Revolution was fought. 1781
10. The first battle of the American Revolution was fought. 1819
11. The U.S. annexed Texas. 1815
12. The Spanish Cession, an agreement ceding Florida to the U.S., was signed by the U.S.; it was finally ratified by Spain in 1821. 1848
13. The Mexican-American war ended; the U.S. took what is now California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. 1776

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