19th Century Reform 1800-1850

  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase. Jefferson asks for funds to explore the Mississippi River.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark expedition begins.
  • Importation of Slaves

    Congress passes an act that prohibits importing of slaves to any US port.
  • Coal

    Coal is used as fuel
  • James Madison

    James Madison is elected president
  • Illinois Treaty

    Illinois Treaty created
  • Supreme Court

    The supreme court of the United States rules that the power of the Fedral Government has more power than any individual state government.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812 begins as U.S. declares war on Great Britain over issues of borders and trades.
  • Train

    George Stephenson designs the first steam locomotive.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise creates 36 30 line for slavery.
  • Election of John Quincy Adams President

  • Erie Canal

    The Erie Canal was completed helping western expansion
  • Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act was passed so that the U.S. President could force Native American people to move from their land.
  • Texas Rebellion

    For many years there has been struggles between Mexicans and Americans in the Texas Region. This finnally erupted into a battle called the Texas Rebbellion.
  • Economic Panic

    Five years of depression hit the U.S.
  • William Henry

    William Henry becomes president.
  • Oregon Trail Opens

  • Addition of Texas

    United States add Texas to their lands as a new state
  • Mexican War

    War's declared between Mexico and the US.
  • Gold Discovered in California

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Birthplace of womens rights movement
  • Gold Rush in California