• Thomas Jefferson became the 3rd President

    Once he was president he became the most famous founding father of the United States.
  • War of 1812 starts

    This was fought between the United States and Great Britian. The US went in attempting to get Cananda in the US territory but this failed.
  • Treaty of Ghent was signed

    Both USA and Great Britian decided to give up at the war because neither were gaining anything. The treaty of Ghent was signed as a peace treaty between the two.
  • Andrew Jackson became the 7th President

    His presidency marked the comeback of the democratic party in the American political system. He did a great job relocating the natives.
  • Texas Revolution

    By this time Texas was still a part of Mexico and Texas wanted to gain its independence. A battle caused the beginning of the Texas Revolution.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Fought between the Mexican Troops and Texans. This was part of the Texas Revolution. The Texans came out with the fort.
  • Mexican-American War Starts

    President Polk wanted Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, present-day California, and Nevada, which was still part of Mexico to become parts of the United States. The USA declared war.
  • Abraham Lincoln becomes President

    By this time there were many disagreements about slavery. Abraham Lincoln was against slavery. Once we won the Election the Slave states were very unhappy.
  • American Civil War Begins

    This was fought between the Confederacy (slave states) and the Union (free states). This was the bloodiest war in America.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    This was fought during the Civil War. Both Sides fought hard and both also suffered many losses Both sides lost over 20,000 men. This Battle resulted in a union victory.
  • Lincoln gives the Gettysburg Address

    The Gettysburg Address is given at a ceremony that honored all the soldiers who fought. This is known as one of the most famous known speech.
  • Civil War Ends

    General Robert E. Lee had no choice but to surrender and the War endend with a Union Victoy.
  • President Lincoln was Assassinated

    President Lincoln was assassinated by John W. Booth, part of the confederacy, in the Ford's Theatre in D.C.
  • Slavery became illegal in the USA

    The US Congress passed the 13th amendment. The 13th amendment slavery illegal in all of the United States Territories.