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iQ Academy MN US History Timeline

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Phillis wheatley frontispiece small square Phillis Wheatly's Poems First Published *NOTE: Exact Date Unknown*
Phillis Wheatly, a freed black slave, had her first poems published in this year, called "An Address To The Atheist" and "An Address To The Deist".
Image from: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phillis_Wheatley_frontispiece.jpg as of 11-5-10
File andrew jackson head small square Andrew Jackson was born in a log cabin Andrew Jackson was born on this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Andrew_jackson_head.gif as of 11-11-2010
Mission san juan capistrano postcard 1920 small square Gálvez orders Junípero Serra and Gaspar de Portolà to found missions Gálvez orders Junípero Serra and Gaspar de Portolà to found missions on this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mission_San_Juan_Capistrano_postcard_1920.jpg as of 12-11-10
Articles page1 small square Articles Of Confederation Written The Articles Of Confederation were written on this day, and they served as the interim laws of the United States until the Constitution was adopted.
Image from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Articles_page1.jpg (Current Revision as of 10-29-10)
Treaty of paris 1783   last page  hi res  small square Treaty Of Paris Signed The Treaty Of Paris, the Treaty that ended the American Revolutoinary War, was signed on this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Treaty_of_Paris_1783_-_last_page_(hi-res).jpg (Current Revision as of 10-29-10)
Patent for cotton gin  1794    hi res small square Cotton Gin Patented Eli Whitney was granted a patent for his game-changing cotton gin on this day. Image: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Patent_for_Cotton_Gin_(1794)_-_hi_res.jpg as of 11-6-10
Horace mann   daguerreotype by southworth   hawes  c1850 small square Horace Mann Born Horace Mann, the education reformer, was born today. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Horace_Mann_-_Daguerreotype_by_Southworth_&_Hawes,_c1850.jpg as of 11-17-10
File portrait of noah webster small square Webster's Dictionary Published *EXACT DATE UNKNOWN*
Noah Webster, yes, THAT Webster, published his first edition of "Webster's Dictionary" this year. Image: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Portrait_of_Noah_Webster.jpg as of 11-6-10
National road map small square Construction Contract on Cumberland Road Awarded The Contract to build the Cumberland Road was awarded Henry McKinley on this day, and construction began "later that year". Image: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:National_road_map.png as of 11-6-10
Us capitol 1814c small square War of 1812 ends On this day, the War of 1812 ended. Pictured: The US capital after the Burning of Washington. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:US_Capitol_1814c.jpg as of 11-11-10
Seal of the united states supreme court small square Case of McCulloch v. Maryland is decided On this day, the case of McCulloch v. Maryland was decided by the Supreme Court of the US. Pictured: The seal of the Supreme Court. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Seal_of_the_United_States_Supreme_Court.svg as of 11-11-10
500px flag of texas.svg small square Texas Colonized by USA Mexico gave the USA permission to establish a colony on this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Texas.svg as of 12-11-10
500px escudo de espa a  colores thv .svg small square Spain grants Mexico its independence Spain grants Mexico its independence on this day. Pictured: Spain's Coat of Arms Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Escudo_de_Espa%C3%B1a_(colores_THV).svg as of 12-11-10
File jamesmonroe npgallery small square Monroe Doctrine introduced The Monroe Doctrine stated that:
The US wouldn't interfere with Europen countries in times or peace or times of war.
The US recognized other colonies in the Western hemisphere
The US wouldn't allow anyone else to colonize the Western hemisphere, and view such attempts as an attack Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jamesmonroe-npgallery.jpg as of 11-11-2010
John quincy adams small square John Quincy Adams elected president On this day, John Quincy Adams was elected to office. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:John_Quincy_Adams.jpeg as of 11-11-2010
Erie canal 1840 map small square Erie Canal Opens The Erie Canal opened on this day. Image: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Erie-canal_1840_map.jpg as of 11-5-10
100px cc nc white.svg small square Tariff of 1828 The Tariff of 1828, or as it was known to southerners, the Tariff of Abominations was passed on this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cc-nc_white.svg as of 11-14-10
File andrew jackson head small square Andrew Jackson elected president On this day, Andrew Jackson entered office. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Andrew_jackson_head.gif as of 11-11-2010
Timeline small square Indian Removal Act Andrew Jackson signed this bill into law on this day, hereby forcing Indians from their land.
General jackson slaying the many headed monster small square Andrew Jackson Vetos the National Bank *Exact Date Unknown* On this day, Andrew Jackson vetoed the national bank the he considered corrupt and monopolistic. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:General_Jackson_Slaying_the_Many_Headed_Monster.jpg as of 11-14-10
File william garrison touchup small square William Lloyd Garrison founds the American Anti-Slavery Society *Exact Date Unknown*
William Lloyd Garrison founds this abolitionist society in this year. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:William_Garrison_touchup.jpeg as of 11-15-10
Timeline small square Force Bill Passed On this day, Andrew Jackson passed the force bill, which enabled Andrew Jackson and the Federal Government to actually enforce payment of federal tariffs.
500px flag of texas.svg small square Texas Declared Independent from Mexico Texas is declared independent from Mexico, and forms the Republic of Texas. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Texas.svg as of 12-11-10
Horace mann   daguerreotype by southworth   hawes  c1850 small square Horace Mann appointed Secretary of the Board of Education in Mass. *Exact date unknown* Horace Mann, the man behind education reform, was appointed the secretary of the new Board of Education in Massachusettes. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Horace_Mann_-_Daguerreotype_by_Southworth_&_Hawes,_c1850.jpg as of 11-17-10
Martin van buren by mathew brady c1855 58 small square Martin Van Buren elected Martin Van Buren entered office on this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Van_Buren_by_Mathew_Brady_c1855-58.jpg as of 11-14-10
Panic1837 crop small square Panic of 1837 - Bubble Burst When this bubble burst, banks no longer began accepting US Currency, rather, only gold and silver coins due to the value of the metal. Pictured: Cartoon showing consequences of unemployment. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Panic1837_crop.jpg as of 11-15-10
Timeline small square Cherokee Tribe kicked from land *Exact Date Unknown* On this day, the final tribe of the civilized tribes were forceably removed from their land.
Lydia maria child small square Lydia Child becomed editor of National Anti-Slavery Standard *Exact Date Unknown*
Lydia Child, an abolitionist, became editor of an abolitionist newspaper, the National Anti-Slavery Standard on this date. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lydia_Maria_Child.jpg
File frederick douglass portrait small square Fredrick Douglass joins Abolitionist Movement In this year, Fredrick Douglass joined the abolitionist movement, which wanted to free slaves. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Frederick_Douglass_portrait.jpg as of 11-17-10
William henry harrison daguerreotype edit small square William Henry Harrison Elected William Henry Harrison, our nation's 9th president, entered office on this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:William_Henry_Harrison_daguerreotype_edit.jpg as of 11-14-10
Andrew jackson tomb small square Andrew Jackson Dies This day was the day Andrew Jackson died of a combination of chronic tuberculosis, dropsy, and heart failure. Pictured: Andrew Jackson's Tomb Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Andrew_Jackson_Tomb.jpg as of 11-15-10
Timeline small square Texas joins USA The Annexation of Texas into the USA occured on this day.
Battle of veracruz small square Mexican–American War begins after Annexation of Texas The Mexican–American War began after Annexation of Texas. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_of_Veracruz.jpg as of 12-11-10
Battle of veracruz small square Mexican-American war ends with Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Mexican-American war ends on this date, with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_of_Veracruz.jpg as of 12-11-10
Timeline small square Seneca Falls Convention on Women's Rights The Seneca Falls Convention on Women's Rights was held on this day, and the next.
Harriet tubman by squyer  npg  c1885 small square Harriet Tubman Escapes Slavery Harriet Tubman successfully escaped her slavery on this date. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Harriet_Tubman_by_Squyer,_NPG,_c1885.jpg as of 11-15-10
1000px gadsden purchase cities zp.svg small square Gadsden Purchase Signed by Current POTUS Franklin Pierce The Gadsden Purchase was signed by Franklin Pierce on this day, but wasn't yet ratified by the US Senate. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gadsden_Purchase_Cities_ZP.svg as of 11-12-10
Dix dorothea loc small square Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane Vetoed On this day, Dorothea Dix's bill she lobbied for was vetoed by President Pierce, who thought it was the State's job to take care of welfare, not the fedreal government's. Image: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dix-Dorothea-LOC.jpg as of 11-27-10
1000px gadsden purchase cities zp.svg small square Gadsden Purchase Ratified by US Senate The Gadsden Purchase was Ratified on this date. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gadsden_Purchase_Cities_ZP.svg as of 11-12-10
Horace mann   daguerreotype by southworth   hawes  c1850 small square Horace Mann Dies Horace Mann, the education reformer, died today. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Horace_Mann_-_Daguerreotype_by_Southworth_&_Hawes,_c1850.jpg as of 11-17-10
Timeline small square Current Texas Constitution Signed The last constitution of the 7 Texas constitutions was signed on this day.
Sojourner truth c1870 small square Sojurner Truth Dies Sorjurner Truth, one of the main women of the abolitionist movement, passed away this day. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sojourner_truth_c1870.jpg as of 11-27-10
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Irish experience Great Famine During these few years, many Irish immigrated to the US where food was availble, which it wasn't in Ireland. The Irish has political issues and food supply issues during this span.