Timelines of the American Revolution

1784
January 14 - Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris.


1785
March 4 - New York City becomes capital of the United States.


1786
August - Shays' Rebellion begins in Massachusetts.


1787
February 27 - Shays' Rebellion comes to an end.
May 25 - The Constitutional Congress/Convention convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
May 29 - The Virginia Plan is put before the Constitutional Convention.
July 13 - United States Constitution is passed.
September 17 - The United States Constitution is signed.


1789
March 4 - The United States commences under the Constitution.
March 4 - Bill of Rights are adopted, but not yet ratified.
April 30 - George Washington is sworn in as the first President of the United States.
September 24 - Federal Judiciary Act is adopted by Congress.


1790
January 8 - President George Washington gives the First State of the Union Address.
December 9 - Philadelphia becomes capital of the United States.


1791
December 15 - Bill of Rights are ratified.


1793
March 4 - George Washington begins his second term as president.


1794
- Whiskey Rebellion.


1798
June 25 - Alien Act is enacted.
July 6 - Alien Enemies Act is enacted.
July 14 - Sedition Act is enacted.








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