1900th Century America

  • Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Jefferson Purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 12 million dollars.
  • Lowell's first cotton mill

    Lowell invented the loom and opened a textile mill.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Allowed maine to enter as a free state but, let Missouri become a slave state to keep balance
  • Andrew Jackson Elected

    Andrew Johnson was elected on feburary 9th 1825. He was the common man president, many favored him over other canidates.
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    Trail of Tears

    Cheeroke Inidans removed off their land to travel to reserves many died from disease or the weather.
  • Indian Removal Act

    The large removal of Indians off their land and on to reserves. Many died from fighting, and disease. Other tribes used the legal system to fight back,but nothing stopped them from being removed from their land.
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    Mexican American War

    The war between Mexico and America. The fight was started other the annexzation of Texas after it gained its independence from Mexico and then joined the Union.
  • Compromise of 1850

    It was to create more balance between slave and free states.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Published in 1852 it was about a charatcter named Uncle Tom who was beatened to death for not telling where some escaped slaves headed to.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    It nullified the Missouri compromise and made it so the states Kansas and Nebraska could be settle by popular sovereingty.
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    Bleeding Kansas

    When many Southerners and Northeners kongregated in Kansas to vote for popular sovereingty.
  • Bessemer Process

    An invetor named Bessemer invented a device using hot air to melt iron and mass produce steel.
  • Dread Scott Decision

    Lost the Supreme Court case when he argued that if he was in a free state shouldnt he be free. They made a decision that slaves were property and the government couldnt take away property.
  • Oil discovered in Pennsylvania

    A man namend Edwin Drake discovered oil in Pennsylvania and came up for a practicle use for it.
  • John Brown Raid

    John Brown Raids a federal aresenal in hope to start a slave uprising. But unfortunatly it didnt work and he was captured and executed.
  • Abraham Lincoln Elected

    Abraham lincoln was elected. He was very popular with the North but not so popular with the South. He goal was to hold the nation together while trying to abolish slavery.
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    The Civil War

    The war between the North and South. It was the war over slavery. It was the bloodiest war every fought on American soil.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Erradicated all slavery everywhere in the North and the South, except for border states still remained slave states.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    The final battle of the Civil War. THe Union won against the Confederates. The South lost 2/3 of its army by then which lead ultimatly to the surrender of the South.
  • Sherman's march to the sea

    William Tuchumsa Sherman lead his mean to Savahna tearing thorugh the confederates defences. He implemented total warfar. Doing whatever it takes to defeat the enemy.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Court House

    The formal Surrender of the Confederate Army.
  • Abraham Lincoln's assasination

    Abraham was assasinated on april 14th 1865, A man John Wilkes Booth shot him at point blank range and delivered the fatal gun shut.
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    Reconstruction Era

    Post civil war, the south has rejoined the Union and the Us trying to sew the nation back together. Unfotunatly after Abraham's assasination the reconstruction era did not last as long as it could ha had.
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    Black Codes

    Southerners created black codes so it was hard to freedmen to have equal rights and limited them in society.
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    The Guilded Age

    Was a corrupt time in our government and busnisses. Monopolists were controling the govenment. People were suffering and not doing well.
  • The 13th Amendment

    It made slavery illegal in the U.S.
  • The 14th Amendment

    Equal rights for all Americans.
  • The Transontinental Railroad

    A railraod that spanned all the way across the west, which allowed acsess for many of those willing to travel.
  • Standard Oil Formed

    THe company Standard Oil was formed by a man named John D. Rockefeller. He was the first billionaire. He took control of the oil reffineries all across the nation.
  • The 15th Amendment

    Every american citizen is allowed to vote diregarding race, color, or religion.
  • Andrew Carrnige forms his steel company

    Formed his steel company, he earned millions by just mass producing steel.
  • First Telephone call

    The first telephone call given by Alexander Grahm Bell from New york all the way to Chicago. It greatly overshadowed the telegraph and soon replace it.
  • Lightbulb invention

    Invented by Thomas Edison the lightbulb made it that so busnisses were able to run later hours and eliminated the use for oil lamps.
  • Johnson's Impeachment

    President Johnson was impeached. He was one vote away from being removed from office.
  • Herman Anti-Trust Act

    It was created so trusts could not be formed, in other words its a stopper for monopolies..