DeQuinn's Timeline

By DeQuinn
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    Was a diplomatic event that strained relations between France and the United States, and led to an undeclared naval war called the Quasi-War.
  • John Adams is elected president

    John Adams is elected president
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    a policy of the United States introduced on December 2, 1823. It stated that further efforts by European countries to colonize land or interfere with states in the Americas would be viewed as acts of aggression requiring U.S. intervention. The doctrine was postulated by President Monroe when he was very enraged at the actions being executed around him.
  • Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

    Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt
    The 26th President of the United States.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    often abbreviated KKK and informally known as The Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the United States, which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    one of three United States federal laws that gave an applicant freehold title to up to 160 acres (65 hectares or one-fourth section) of undeveloped federal land west of the Mississippi River. The original Homestead Act was signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.
  • Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company
    The automaker was founded by Henry Ford.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    a United States federal law that provided federal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated food products and poisonous patent medicines.
  • Fourteen Points

    Fourteen Points
    speech delivered by United States President Woodrow Wilson to a joint session of Congress on January 8, 1918. The address was intended to assure the country that the Great War was being fought for a moral cause and for postwar peace in Europe. The speech was delivered 10 months before the Armistice with Germany and became the basis for the terms of the German surrender, as negotiated at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919.