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    Thomas Jefferson is president

    Thomas Jefferson is the third president of the United States, he served two terms of four years from 1801-1809. He is one. of the most known presidents for things such as the Louisiana Purchase.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase was between America and France. France gave America the territory they owned in North America for $15 million. This expanded America's territory and allowed for the US to start their westward expansion into what was the Louisiana Territory.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark start their two-year, 8,000-mile expedition to explore the new Louisiana Territory.
  • Embargo Act of 1807

    The Embargo Act of 1807 was an act passed by President Thomas Jefferson. This act prohibited American ships to trade with foreign ports. The purpose of the act was to punish Britain and France for interfering with American trade. However, the act did not work and was taken away.
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    James Madison is President

    James Madison is inaugurated as the fourth president of the United States, serving two four-year terms.
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    War of 1812

    The war of 1812 was between the US and Britain over britian violating the US's maritime rights. The US took on the biggest Naval threat in the world, and the war ended with the Treaty of Ghent.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    The Treaty of Ghent ended the War of 1812 between Britain and the United States. Although the treaty was signed in December of 1814, it took. six weeks for the news to get to America, finally ending the war in 1815.
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise admitted Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state to save the Union and keep the Union together for a little while longer.
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    Andrew Jackson is President

    Andrew Jackson is inaugurated as the seventh president of the United States. Jackson served two four-year terms as the 'people's president. Jackson. created what was known at the time as the Democratic Party and sought to act as the direct representative of the common man. Jackson was viewed as a tyrant and king for his tendencies to control everything the country did.
  • Indian Removal Act

    The Indian Removal Act removed all of the Indians and put them in the west. This is commonly known as the Trail of Tears.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    The Battle of San Jacinto ended the war between Texas and Mexico, giving Texas its freedom. Texas would go on to join the USA and become one of the 50 states.
  • South Carolina Secedes

    South Carolina is the first state to secede from the Union. This led to all of the South seceding, which led to the Civil War.
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    Abraham Lincoln is President

    Abraham Lincoln is the sixteenth president of the United States. Lincoln served as president through the Civil War.
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    Civil War

    The Civil War was a war between the North and the South. The North and the South fought about slavery, the South was for slavery and the North opposed it. Eventually, the North won and slavery was abolished in the United States.