1800-1876

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In History
  • United States Presidential Election

    United States Presidential Election
    On March 1st, 1801, Thomas Jefferson became the 3rd United States President. He defeated federalist, John Adams.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was the purchase of Louisiana. It was purchased by the United Sates from France. In return for the money, the United States gained a total of 828,000 square miles.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    This expedition was to cross new land that was newly acquired after the Louisiana Purchase. They mapped uncharted land, mountains and rivers. This was a major stepping stone in the History of America.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was a war fought between many different allies. The United States and it's allies, the United Kingdom and Ireland and it's allies.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was a settle of dispute between slave and free states. It was passed in 1820 declaring Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine was a policy of the United States that was issued by the President James Monroe. The main idea was that European colonialism would not be allowed in America.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The trail of tears was a rigid and suffering journey over 16,000 Native Americans faced. They traveled over 1,200 miles of rocky and rigid land. Many died and became ill along the way due to the many different diseases and the lack of food and nutrition they received.
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    A network of many different safe routes and houses that helped and provided the enslaved African Americans to escape into free states.
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    Mexican–American War

    The Mexican-American war was a conflict between Mexico and the United States. There was a disagreement over the border between Texas and Mexico. Thus, it lead to war.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    The California Gold Rush brought thousands of people from all over to California. It helped with growth and expansion of the United States, because it drove people to move West.
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    The American Civil War was fought between loyal states who were a part of the union and southern states who seceded form the Confederate States of America.