APUSH Period 4

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In History
  • Second Great Awakening Begins

    Second Great Awakening Begins
    There were religious revivals that helped push reform movements
  • Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin
    The cotton gin was patented.
  • Jefferson was elected president

    Jefferson was elected president
  • Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt

    Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt
    A man by the name Gabriel Prosser tried to lead a slave revolt, but failed
  • Marbury v Madison

    Marbury v Madison
    The case the decided Judaical Review
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    France sold the United States of America the Louisiana territory.
  • Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition
    The famous Lewis and Clark Expedition began.
  • Chesapeake-Leopard Affair

    Chesapeake-Leopard Affair
    A British ship open fired on an American ship.
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    Jefferson enacted an Embargo in response to France and England jeopardizing American Neutrality.
  • James Madison elected president

    James Madison elected president
    Madison becomes the fourth president of the United States
  • Non-Intercourse Act

    Non-Intercourse Act
    A watered down version of the Embargo Act
  • Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England

    Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England
    Francis Cabot Lowell smuggled Textile Mill Plans.
  • Death of Tecumseh

    Death of Tecumseh
    Tecumseh died.
  • The British burn down Washington DC

    The British burn down Washington DC
    The British marched on Washington, burning it down.
  • Treaty of Ghent Ratified

    Treaty of Ghent Ratified
    The treaty that ended the War of 1812
  • The Era of Good Feeling began

    The Era of Good Feeling began
    The misnomer that was the Era of Good Feeling began when Monroe was elected president
  • Hartford Convention

    Hartford Convention
    A gathering of Federalist, helped put a nail in the coffin for federalists.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The Americans won against the British.
  • End of the War of 1812

    End of the War of 1812
    The war of 1812 ended.
  • James Monroe elected president

    James Monroe elected president
    James Monroe became the fifth president of the United States.
  • Anglo-American Convention

    Anglo-American Convention
    America and Britain agreed to share Oregon
  • Rush-Bagot Treaty

    Rush-Bagot Treaty
    The agreement between the Unitied States and Great Britian to limit entire fleets from the great lakes with the exception of small patrol boats.
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
    It was determined that states don't have the right to tax a federal agency.
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    The first economic crisis under the constitution.
  • Dartmouth College V Woodward

    Dartmouth College V Woodward
    Ruled that a government could not write the charter of a private institution.
  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    Adams-Onis Treaty
    The US gained Florida.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The agreement that Missouri would be a slave state.
  • Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt

    Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt
    A former slave by the name of Denmark Vesey lead an uprising that didn't actually happen because it was caught before it happened.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    A document warning Europe to stay out of affairs in the left hemisphere.
  • John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)

    John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)
    Henry Clay swayed the votes to John Quincy Adams's favor and then he got Secretary of State. The election then condemned as the corrupt bargain.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Settled disputes over trading over state lines
  • Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community

    Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community
    A man by the name of Robert Owen created a Utopian community in Harmony, Indiana
  • Erie canal completed

    Erie canal completed
    The erie canal was completed opening out new trading networks.
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    Tariff was placed that negatively effected the south.
  • Andrew Jackson elected president

    Andrew Jackson elected president
    Andrew Jackson was elected president of the United States.
  • Lyman Beecher Delivered His "Six Sermons on Intemperance"

    Lyman Beecher Delivered His "Six Sermons on Intemperance"
    Beecher, a famous temperance advocate, made a sermon about the dangers of intemperance.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The forced removal of five Indian tribes.
  • 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
    Joseph Smith founded the Mormon church.
  • Worcester v Georgia

    Worcester v Georgia
    Decided the forced removal of Native Americans unconstitutional.
  • Nullification Crisis Began

    Nullification Crisis Began
    South Carolina stated it had the right to nullify any tariff they felt was harmful to their states economy.
  • Black Hawk War

    Black Hawk War
    The response of a tribe to the forced relocation of that tribe.
  • Andrew Jackson Vetoed the Re-Charter of the Second Bank of the United States

    Andrew Jackson Vetoed the Re-Charter of the Second Bank of the United States
    Jackson vetoed the re-charter, causing the bank to collapse.
  • Creation of the Whig Party in the USA

    Creation of the Whig Party in the USA
    Whig Party was lead by Henry Clay
  • Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York

    Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York
    Charles B. Finney was a famous preacher during the Second Great Awakening.
  • Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers

    Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers
    Lyman Beecher's daughter, Catherine, published an essay advocating female teachers.
  • Treaty of New Echota

    Treaty of New Echota
    This treaty ceded Cherokee land to the US.
  • First McGuffey Reader Published

    First McGuffey Reader Published
    The first textbooks in America.
  • Texas Declared Independence From Mexico

    Texas Declared Independence From Mexico
    A delegation of Texans declared their independence.
  • Martin Van Buren Elected President

    Martin Van Buren Elected President
    Martin Van Buren became president of the United States.
  • Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular

    Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular
    Specie Circular was basically land had to be payed for in hard cash (aka gold and silver coins).
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    The Mexican army and the citizens of the Alamo faces off.
  • Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education

    Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education
    Horace Mann was elected as Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    An economic panic set off by the closing of the bank and specie circular.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the "Divinity School Address"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the "Divinity School Address"
    The transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson gave and address.
  • Trail of Tears Began

    Trail of Tears Began
    The forced relocation of Indian tribes.
  • Transcendental Club's First Meeting

    Transcendental Club's First Meeting
    It was the first meeting of the transcendentalist.
  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty

    Webster-Ashburton Treaty
    Resolved border issues between US and Canada.
  • Treaty of Wanghia with China

    Treaty of Wanghia with China
    Was a diplomatic agreement between the US and China.
  • James Polk elected president

    James Polk elected president
    Polk was elected president in 1844
  • Beginning of Manifest Destiney

    Beginning of Manifest Destiney
    The belief that it was the US's destiny to expand to the west.
  • Us Annexation of Texas

    Us Annexation of Texas
    The Us annexed Texas
  • Start of the Mexican War

    Start of the Mexican War
    Disputes over Texas between the US and Mexico
  • Bear Flag Revolt

    Bear Flag Revolt
    Settlers revolted against the Mexican and proclaimed California independent.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    Limited the settlements of both Mexico and the US
  • Henry David Thoreau Publishes Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau Publishes Civil Disobedience
    Thoreau published a book about him disobeying the government by refusing to pay his taxes.
  • Gold Rush Began in California

    Gold Rush Began in California
    People moved out west to mine gold and get rich.
  • Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the US

    Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the US
    Japan was now open for trade.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    Parts of modern day Arizona and New Mexico were bought from the Mexicans
  • Kanagawa Treaty

    Kanagawa Treaty
    Japan's first treaty with a western nation.
  • John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community

    John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community
    John Humphrey Noyes founded the Oneida Community that practiced "free love", birth control, and selective breeding.