1800-1876 LETU US History

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  • The War of 1812

    The War of 1812
    The War stemmed from a desire to remain neutral during the Anglo-French Wars, where American interests conflicted with those of England. The War ended in favor of America with the Treaty of Ghent on December 24, 1814, and heightened America's sense of nationalism.
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    Under the Missouri Compromise, Missouri became a state under the conditions that Congress would admit Missouri as a slave state and admit Maine as a free state, as well as ensure the rest of the Louisiana Purchase territory would be divided along the 36°30’ line of latitude in terms of slave or free statehood.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine, implemented by president James Monroe, stated that the United States considered its entire hemisphere, North and South America, off-limits to further European colonization
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    The Erie Canal was completed in 1825 and was used to quickly carry goods from the eastern cities to the midwest regions and from the midwest regions to the eastern cities.
  • The Tariff of 1828

    The Tariff of 1828
    The Tariff of 1828, nicknamed "The Tariff of Abominations," angered the South, as it forced them to pay more for Northern goods and in essence forced them to pay more for European goods as well. Andrew Jackson came under fire during his presidency for not revoking the Tariff of 1828.
  • The Panic of 1837

    The Panic of 1837
    America's economy worsened drastically and caused an economic depression.
  • Scott v. Sandford

    Scott v. Sandford
    The case Scott v. Sandford, known as the Dred Scott decision, ruled that African American were not citizens of the United States and thus ahd no right to sue.
  • Secession

    Secession
    South Carolina became the first state to secede from the United States upon the election of Abraham Lincoln and did so with a unanimous vote.
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg ended with 51,000 casualties and is still to this day the bloodiest battle in American history.
  • End of the Civil War

    End of the Civil War
    The Civil War effectively ended with the Confederate surrender under General Lee at Appomattox Court House.