Try living in 1800s america and well tell you if you survived

1800-1876 Events

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  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The United States acquired the Louisiana territory from France in exchange from 15 million dollars.
  • The Battle of Waterloo

    Napoleon Bonaparte's final defeat after 23 years.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri is admitted as a slave state but slavery is then barred in the rest of the Louisiana Purchase north of 36°30' N.
  • The First camera for Commercial Manufacturing

    The first camera for commerical manufacturing was invented by Alphonse Giroux.
  • Mexican-American War

    A conflict between the United States and Mexico which stemmed from the annexation of Texas by the U.S. and later its borders.
  • The California Gold Rush

    gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. This brought around 300,000 people to California.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin Publication

    A anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe which heated things up leading to the Civil War.
  • Abraham Lincoln elected President

    Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States.
  • Start of the Civil War

    Confederate troops fired on Fort Sumter in South Carolina's Charleston Harbor.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    An order by the United States which declared all slaves within the rebellious states free.
  • End of the Civil War

    Robert E. Lee surrendered the last major Confederate army to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Assasination

    John Wilkes Booth shot and killed Abraham Lincoln in his box at Ford's Theater in Washington.