chapter 2 and 3 timeline

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    chapter 2 and 3 timeline

  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    • Harriet Tubman Tubman Harriet Ross was born in Dorchester County, Maryland Plantation in 1820
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    JAMES MONROE was born on April 28, 1758 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He was one of five children of Spence Monroe and Elizabeth Jones who were both natives of Virginia.
  • Blattle of the Alamo

    Blattle of the Alamo
    During the early days of the Texas Revolution, a Texan force under Stephen F. Austin encircled the Mexican garrison in the town of San Antonio de Béxar. On December 11, 1835, after an eight-week siege, Austin's men were able to compel General Martín Perfecto de Cos to surrender.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    In 1838 and 1839, as part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    In 1845, a Democratic leader and influential editor by the name of John L. O' Sullivan gave the present day United States the term Manifest Destiny. Manifest Destiny conveyed the idea that the rightful destiny of the United States was included to make an empire.
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States, was the dominant actor in American politics between Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln.
  • Wilmot Provison

    Wilmot Provison
    From the moment that President James K. Polk asked Congress for troops to fight Mexico in May 1846, northern Whigs charged that he intended to seize land from Mexico so that slavery could be extended into it.
  • California Gold Rush

    James Marshall had a work crew camped on the American River at Coloma near Sacramento. The crew was building a saw mill for John Sutter.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    The Mesilla Valley, along the Rio Grande about 75 miles north of El Paso, was the most practical southern route for a railroad to the Pacific Ocean. U.S. President Franklin Pierce wished to secure this land to fulfill railroad expansion in the west.
  • Kansas- Nebraska Act

    Kansas- Nebraska Act
    In January 1854, Senator Stephen Douglas introduced a bill that divided the land west of Missouri into two territories, Kansas and Nebraska.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    In July 1861 the northern newspapers pressured President Lincoln to bring a quick end to the rebellion of the southern states. Adding to the strain was Lincoln's awareness that the ninety-day enlistments of the recruits who had responded to his call to arms after the attack on Fort Sumter were rapidly coming to an end.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    On September 16, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan confronted Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia at Sharpsburg, Maryland. At dawn September 17,
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    The Underground Railroad, a vast network of people who helped fugitive slaves escape to the North and to Canada, was not run by any single organization or person. Rather,
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    At the end of the Battle of Gettysburg, more than 51,000 Confederate and Union soldiers were wounded, missing, or dead.
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1808, Johnson grew up in poverty. He was apprenticed to a tailor as a boy, but ran away.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, guided his country through the most devastating experience in its national history--the CIVIL WAR. He is considered by many historians to have been the greatest American president.
  • irtheenth Amendment

    irtheenth Amendment
    Petitioner submits that requiring a notice of appeal to be signed by an "attorney" admitted to practice before this Court is a violation of the original Thirteenth Amendment, ratified in the year 1819.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    The KKK is planning to show up and distribute literature and membership applications to the crowd in and around the debate tonight, according to Time magazine. And their idiotic ramblings may not fall on deaf ears.