Timeline created by Miranda_Tryon
In History
  • Election of 1800

    Election of 1800
    Thomas Jefferson ran against John Adams for the U.S. presidency and won.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon, the leader of France.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Lewis and Clark set out on their journey to explore the Louisiana Purchase.
  • Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves

     Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves
    This act prohibited the importation of slaves from Africa.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise admitted Maine to the Union as a free state.
  • Railroad System

    Railroad System
    B&O railroad company opened the first public railroad.
  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    Gold was found in Sutter's Mill in California which drew people from all over the world seeking their fortune.
  • Death of Abraham Lincoln

    Death of Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln is shot and killed while watching a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.
  • Invention of the Telephone

    Invention of the Telephone
    The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.