APUSH - period 4

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In History
  • Gabriel Prosser slave revolt

    Gabriel Prosser slave revolt
    -Slaves were to rebel in Richmond but rain postponed this event
  • Thomas Jefferson Elected President

    Thomas Jefferson Elected President
    -Went against John Adams
    -pursued the nation's shipping and trade interests
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    -Land deal between U.S and France
    -15 Million
  • Mar-bury v. Madison

    Mar-bury v. Madison
    -Exercise of judicial review
  • Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition
    -First to explore west of the U.S
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    -Prohibit trade with Foreign ports
  • Chesapeake-Leopard affair

    Chesapeake-Leopard affair
    -Naval Engagement of British warship and American frigate
    -Norfolk, Virginia
  • Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin
    -Speed up the production of cotton by removing the seeds
  • James Madison Elected President

    James Madison Elected President
    -James Madison defeated Federalist candidate Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
  • Non-Intercourse Act

    Non-Intercourse Act
    -This Act lifted embargoes on American shipping except for those bound for British or French ports
  • Beginning of Manifest Destiny

    Beginning of Manifest Destiny
    -Territorial expansion to the west of the nation
  • Death of Tecumseh

    Death of Tecumseh
    -Americans won over Native Americans and British
    -Indian confederacy surrendered to Harrison
  • Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England

    Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England
    -Memorized how to make textile and escaped from England to create an American Industry
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    -Andrew Jackson repelled British army
    -Last battle of 1812
  • The British Burn Washington D.C

    The British Burn Washington D.C
    -British attack against the capital
  • End of war of 1812

    End of war of 1812
    -U.S against England
    -British Blockade of France
  • Treaty of Ghent Ratified

    Treaty of Ghent Ratified
    -Peace negotiations between U.S and Britain in Ghent Belgium
  • Hartford Convention

    Hartford Convention
    -New England Federalist Party met to discuss their grievances concerning the ongoing War of 1812
  • Rush-Bagot Treaty

    Rush-Bagot Treaty
    -Treaty between U.S and England
    -Limiting naval armaments at great lakes
  • James Monroe elected president

    James Monroe elected president
    -Won with 80 electoral votes
    -5th president
  • Era of Good Feelings

    Era of Good Feelings
    -United States that reflected a sense of national purpose and a desire for unity among Americans
  • Anglo-American Convention

    Anglo-American Convention
    -Boundary and restoration of slaves between U.S and England
  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    Adams-Onis Treaty
    -Treaty of U.S and Spain
    -Purchase of Florida
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    -Peacetime Financial Crisis
  • Dartmouth college v. Woodward

    Dartmouth college v. Woodward
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    -Preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states
  • Second Great Awakening Began

    Second Great Awakening Began
    -Protestant religious movement membership rose rapidly among Baptist and Methodist congregations
  • Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt

    Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt
    -Kill slaveholders in Charleston and liberate slaves
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    -Individuals the exclusive right to operate steamboats on waters within state jurisdiction
  • John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)

    John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)
    -Decided by the House of Representatives under the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment after no candidate secured a majority of the electoral vote.
  • Erie Canal Completed

    Erie Canal Completed
    -Canal in New York that is part of the east–west, cross-state route from Albany, on the Hudson River, to Buffalo, at Lake Erie.
  • Robert Owen Founded the Oneida Community

    Robert Owen Founded the Oneida Community
    -Owen renamed the old site to New Harmony and established a new model for a Utopian community
  • Lyman Beecher Delivered his "Six sermons on the Intemperance"

    Lyman Beecher Delivered his "Six sermons on the Intemperance"
    -Threat that excessive alcohol consumption posed to the future success of the young nation
  • Horace Mann Elected secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education

    Horace Mann Elected secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education
    -American educational reformer and Whig politician dedicated to promoting public education
  • Tariff of Abomination

    Tariff of Abomination
    -Protect industry in the north
  • Andrew Jackson Elected President

    Andrew Jackson Elected President
    -American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President
  • Catherine Beecher Published Essay on the Education of Female Teachers

    Catherine Beecher Published Essay on the Education of Female Teachers
    -Co-founded the innovative Hartford Female Seminary, whose purpose was to train women to be mothers and teachers
  • Indian removal act

    Indian removal act
  • Joseph Smith Founded the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints

    Joseph Smith Founded the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints
    -Church created and converters followed because of book of Mormon which he said was converted from gold plates
  • Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals In Western New York

    Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals In Western New York
    -Most forceful American evangelists, one who was greatly responsible for the rise of religious fervor
  • Monroe doctrine

    Monroe doctrine
    -U.S will not tolerate Further European Colonization
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
  • Andrew Jackson Vetoed the recharter of the second bank of the United States

    Andrew Jackson Vetoed the recharter of the second bank of the United States
    -Arguing that in the form presented to him it was incompatible with “justice,” “sound policy” and the Constitution
  • Nullification Crisis begin

    Nullification Crisis begin
    -States sectional political crisis between South Carolina and Federal Government
  • Black Hawk War

    Black Hawk War
    -Brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans black hawk, Sauk leader
  • Creation of the Whig party in the U.S.

    Creation of the Whig party in the U.S.
    -Favored a program of modernization, banking, and economic protectionism to stimulate manufacturing.
  • Treaty of New Echota

    Treaty of New Echota
    -The forcible removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia
  • Transcendental Club's first meeting

    Transcendental Club's first meeting
    -To discuss the formation of a new club
  • First McGuffey readers publish

    First McGuffey readers publish
    -U.S. educator who is remembered chiefly for his series of elementary school reading books popularly known as the McGuffey Readers
  • Texas declared Independence from Mexico

    Texas declared Independence from Mexico
    -Formal declaration of independence of the Republic of Texas from Mexico
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    -Texans fighting for independence against Mexican troops led by president General Santa Anna
  • Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular

    Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular
    -Executive order Coinage Act that makes people pay for land in the payments of gold and silver
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
  • Martin Van Buren Elected President

    Martin Van Buren Elected President
    -8th president, american statesman
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the " Divine School Address"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the " Divine School Address"
    -response to what he sees as a widespread crisis of faith caused by man's disconnection from the source of his powers
  • Trail of Tears began

    Trail of Tears began
    -Indian Removal Policy Cherokee Indians force to move from the Mississippi river to Oklahoma
  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty

    Webster-Ashburton Treaty
  • Treaty of Wanghia with China

    Treaty of Wanghia with China
    -Treaty of Peace, Amity, and Commerce, with tariff of duties between Qing-dynasty china and U.S
  • James Polk elected president

    James Polk elected president
    -11th president, previously elected 13th speaker of the house of representatives and governor of Tennessee
  • U.S Annexation of Texas

    U.S Annexation of Texas
    -Incorporation of the Republic of Texas into the United States of America, became the 28th state
  • Start of the Mexican War

    Start of the Mexican War
    -U.S. claimed the Rio Grande River, and the day that both troops met at the Rio Grande and the Mexican army opened fire
  • Bear Flag Revolt

    Bear Flag Revolt
    -Small group of american settlers tried to rebel against Mexican war but was terminated by the U.S military
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago
    -New territory achieved, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
  • Gold Rush Began in California

    Gold Rush Began in California
    -Gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California
  • Henry David Thoreau published Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau published Civil Disobedience
    -Opposed the Mexican-American War, which he viewed as an act of American aggression In protest, Thoreau refused to pay his poll taxes.
  • Gadsen Purchase

    Gadsen Purchase
    -Purchase of southern Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico to the minister of mexico
  • Commodore Matthew Perry Enters Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to U.S

    Commodore Matthew Perry Enters Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to U.S
    -Led four ships into the harbor at Tokyo Bay seeking to re-establish regular trade and discourse between Japan and the western world
  • Kanagawa Treaty

    Kanagawa Treaty
    -Planned mission to open Japan and an unwavering policy by Japan's government of forbidding commerce with foreign nations