1800-1900

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    Haitian Revolution Ends

    Its end caused the slave trade system to be reintroduced and ended Frances domain in the colonies
  • Sedition and Alien Acts expired

  • Election of 1800

    Thomas Jefferson defeats John Adams to become third president
  • Midnight Appointments

    Before leaving office, Adams filled the positions of the government with federalists, in turn causing problems for Jefferson
  • Louisiana Territoy

    Purchased by Jefferson from the French. Big impact on Americas expansion westward
  • Embargo Act of 1807

    Jefferson's foreign policy which closed ports in hopes of remaining neutral
  • USS Chesapeake

    Tensions began to rise after British attacked the USS Chesapeake
  • Steam Boat invented

    By Robert Fulton
  • Slave Trade Resumed

    Slade trade resumed after it was outlawed due to the Haitian Revolution
  • James Madison President

  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    British attempted to supply natives with resources for the battle which angered americans
  • War of 1812

    Begun over Americas desire to maintain its neutrality after the French revolution
  • Madison War Decleration

    declared war against british
  • Power loom mills invented

    by Francis Lowell and Paul Moody
  • Star Spangled Banner

    Written by Francis Scott Key while aboard a british ship
  • Battle of New Orleans

    won by the colonies
  • Rise of Federalism

    Federalists tired to stop the colonies from going to war and stop providing power to the republicans
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    Agricultural Inventions

    McCormick's mechanical reaper
    John Deere's steel bladed plow
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    Benevolent empire

    a culture of religion and reform who sought to change society for the best
  • American System

    Made of up Calhoun and Clay to increase Americas economic status
  • James Monroe President

  • 1.5 Million Slaves

    Civil War on horizon
  • Missouri Compromise

    Congress would admit Missouri as a slave state, Maine a free state, and the Louisiana Purchase would be divided
  • Rise of Anti Masonic Party

    wanted to destroy the freemasons
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    Immigrants Arrive

    five million come to united states
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    Second Great Awakening

    period of spiritual revivals
  • Missouri joins union

  • John Quincy Adams President

  • Erie Canal completed

    in New York
  • First Long Distance Railroad

    launched from Maryland
  • Andrew Jackson President

  • Indian Removal Act

    Discussion on how to remove natives from America's new land
  • Nat Turner Rebellion

    slaves revolted killing 57 whites
  • Nullification Crisis

    United ideas of secession and states rights
  • Jackson separates from the Bank

    refuses to fund the nation bank of america
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    Texas Revolution

    Texas successfully seceded form Mexico
  • Battle of the Alamo

    A few number of men at the Alamo defended against Santa Anna army for multiple days
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Sam Houston defeats Santa Anna
  • Panic of 1837

    economic collapse due to the need for railroad materials
  • Martin Van Buren President

  • Rise of Whig Party

    due to the resolve of the Panic of 1837
  • Trail of Tears

    a pathway that was used to get Indians out
  • New Echota Treaty

    passed by Van Buren to forcibly remove Indians who are not leaving themselves
  • Anti Slavery Convention

    consisted of abolitionists who opposed slavery
  • William Harrison President

  • John Tyler President

  • Child Labor Issue

    children were being forced to work in factories at a young age
  • Telegraph Invented

    by Samuel Morse
  • James Polk President

  • Fredrick Douglass Autobiography

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    women rights advocates
  • Gold Rush

    thousands moved to California in hopes of striking rich
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    made antislavery people very mad
  • Wisconsin admitted into union

    free state
  • Zachary Taylor President

  • Fillmore President

  • Compromise of 1850

    made the idea of secession worse
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    Know Nothing Party

    also known as the American Party
  • Franklin Pierce President

  • Buchanan President

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Union lost the first battle of the civil war
  • Battle of Bull Run

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    Abe Lincoln President

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    Civil War

    North versus South mainly over the practice of slavery
  • Grant captures Fort Henry and Donelson

  • Naval Duel at Hampton Roads

    fight between two ironclad warships
  • First and Second Confiscation Act

    abolished slavery in columbia and in land that came under the unions control
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    by Lincoln
  • Battle of Antietam

    General Lee loses
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Lee loses
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    Reconstruction Era

    America plan post civil war
  • Battle of Petersburg

    North laid siege on the south in the city
  • Lee Surrendered

    Civil War ends at Appomattox court House