Chaper 2&3 Timeline

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    Chapter 2&3 Timeline

  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson became the 7th President in 1829 untill 1837.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    Lated 13 days.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    As part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation had to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to move to an area in present-day Oklahoma.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    Americans were headed to California in a big mass migration known as the Cakifornia Gold Rush,
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    It is the oldest treaty still in force between the United States and Mexico. It ended the U.S and Mexican War.
  • UIndergound Railroad

    UIndergound Railroad
    The Unground Railroad was where slaved excaped to. Harriet Tubman was appart of the Underground Railroad.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    In 1850, California applied to enter the Union as a free state, threatening the blance of power between slave and free states in the Senate. To ease southren concerns, Congress passed the Compromise of 1850.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Anti-slavery novel and movie, writen by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It was the best selling novel of the 19th century and the second best selling book of that century.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    United States purchased a strip of land along the US-Mexico border for $10 million, now in New Mexico and Arizona
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Dred Scott v. Sandford
    Decision by the United States Supreme Court that ruled that people of African descent imported into the United States and held as slaves, or their descendants were not protected by the Constitution and could never be citizens of the United States.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    The debates were held during the 1858 campaign for a US Senate seat from Illinois. There were 7 debates.
  • John Brown's Raid (Harper's Ferry)

    John Brown's Raid (Harper's Ferry)
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    The northern newspaper pressured President Lincoln to bring a quick end to the rebllion of the southern states.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Became the 16th President in 1809 untill 1865.
  • Attack on Fort Sumter

    Attack on Fort Sumter
    Attack on Fort Sumter marked the start of the Civil War. General Beauregard demanded the surrender of the Union garrison of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Aso known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, was a major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.
  • Reconstruction (beginning)

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    General Robert E. Lee led his Confederate Army across the Potomac River and headed towards Pennsylvania.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    The Gettysburg Address is a speech by Abraham Lincoln and is one of the best known speeches in United States history.
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    17th president of the United States.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    The Ku Klux Klan was a gang of rasist Southerners who were mean to blacks.
  • Fourteenth Amendment

    Fourteenth Amendment
    All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Read more: Amendments to the C
  • Fifteenth Amendment

    Fifteenth Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
  • Reconstruction (end)

    Reconstruction (end)
    Congress passed a general Amnesty Act, restoring full political rights to all but about 500 Confederate sympathizers.