19th Century America

  • Loisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase was when America purchased the Louisiana Territories from France for 15 million dollars. Many people questioned the constitution of the purchase
  • Missouri Comprimise

    The Missouri compromise was passed and said that for every slave state to enter the union a free state would enter the union.
  • Andrew Jackson Elected

    Andrew Jackson was a Democrat and was elected president in the election of 1828. He was in charge of the Indian removal act, and the Louisiana Purchase.
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    Trail of Tears

    The trail of tears started in the spring of 1838 when US troops began the removal of the Cherokee Indians. They were forced to an 800-mile march with hardly any materials or food, many starved and died.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Forced indians off there land and on to reservations. Enacted by president Jackson
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    Mexican-American War

    The Mexican American war started when American troops went on disputed territory and was attacked by Mexican troops. It was fought over a small portion of land next to Texas.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin was a book written about a slave that was mistreated by his owner and brought the issue of slavery into the average American household.
  • Comprimise of 1850

    The compromise of 1850 said that California would become a free state while Utah and New Mexico territories would become slave territories. It also included the fugitive slave law
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    The Kansas-Nebraska act was created by senator Steven Douglass, and was based on popular sovereignty. It made it so that people
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    Bleeding Kansas

    A voilent time with many attacks based on slavery conflicts.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    The Dread Scott Decision was a case in court saying that slaves were property of their owners even if they were in free states
  • John Browns Raid

    John Brown lead John Browns raid, which was a attack on a national armory and was supposed to be supported by slaves but none came to help him so his plan failed and he was later hanged
  • Lincoln Elected

    Was A Republican, and was opposed to slavery.
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    The Civil War

    fought over slavery and other thing. Eleven southern states seceeded from the union. Included the battle of Vicksburg and Gettysburg. Over 500,000 dead.
  • Emancipation Proclimation

    The Emancipation Proclamation was made to free the slaves in the southern states. It gave the north a cause for fighting the war.
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    Battle of Gettysburg

    Fought in the city of gettysburg. bloodiest battle of the Civil War
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    It helped bring the union back together. It worked to stop racial discrimination.Headed by president Johnson
  • 13th Amendment

    Officialy abolished slavery
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    Guilded Age

    On the outside it was golden because of the wealth of the wealthiest but on the inside there were many problems including tenements and child labor
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    Shermans March to the Sea

    Used total war. Marched all the way to the beaches of south carolina burnt down Atlanta
  • Surrender at Appomattamox Courthouse

    Robert E. Lee surenders for the Confederacy. It ended the civil war
  • Lincoln Assasinated

    Killed by John Wilkes Booth at Fords theater. Killed only a few days after the south rejoins the union. Johnson, his Vice President takes office after his death.
  • Black Codes

    Limit human rights to sertain ethnic groups. Spesificly made to target Blacks.
  • 14th Amendment

    It was one of the reconstruction amendments. Overruled the Dred Scott decision and said that any person could own land and vote nomater what race or ethnic group
  • Johnson Impeachment

    Fired one of his presidential cabinet members even though it was illigal. won the empeachment vote by one person.
  • Completion of the Transcontenental Railroad

    made a trip that would take six months before now only take 8 days. Charted by the government to the pacific railroad company and the Union railroad companys. They gave away land so people would ride there trains
  • 15th Amendment

    allows anyone to vote regardless of ones race, color or previous servitude.
  • Standard Oil formed

    Created by Rockifeller. First ever monopoly. controlled the oil industry by buying out competition and strikeing deals with shipping compainies
  • First Telephone Call

    created by Alexander Grandbell. The first words spoken into a telephone was "Mr. Watson I would like to see you".
  • Lightbulb Invented

    First invention to use electricity. Made it so that shops can stay open later people can work for longer and money could be more distributed
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Made it imposible for there to be monopolys or trusts
  • First Cotton Mill

    The cotton mill revolutionized the economy at increased the number of slaves because it made it quicker to pick the seeds out of the cotton.
  • Carnegee invents U. S. Steel

    Used the bessemer process