Chapter 8 timeline

  • Judiciary Act of 1801

    Created several new circuits and sixteen new judgeships.
  • Barbary War

    was the first of two wars fought between the United States of America and the North African Muslim states known collectively as the Barbary States.
  • Military

    Jefferson created the Army Corps of Engineers and the military academy at West Point.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Was the acquisition by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of France's claim to the territory of Louisiana.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    was the first overland expedition undertaken by the United States to the Pacific coast and back.
  • Battle of Trafalgar

    was a sea battle fought between the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French Navy and Spanish Navy,
  • Embargo Act

    American laws restricting American ships from engaging in foreign trade 1807 and 1812.
  • Slavery

    Great Britain outlawed slavery.
  • Steamship

    Robert Fulton sailed the first American steamship up the Hudson River.
  • Chesapeake–Leopard Affair

    the British warship HMS Leopard attacked and boarded the American frigate Chesapeake.
  • Act

    A desperate act passed that prohibited the loading of any U.S. vessel.
  • Non-Intercourse Act

    The United States Congress replaced the Embargo Act of 1807 with the almost unenforceable Non-Intercourse Act of March 1809. This Act lifted all embargoes on American shipping except for those bound for British or French ports.
  • Census

    Census counted 7240000 Amercians in the United States
  • Macon's Bill Number 2

    Was intended to motivate Britain and France to stop seizing American vessels during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Declaration of War

    War Hawks sent Congress a declaration of war against Great Birtain.
  • War of 1812

    a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States of America and those of the British Empire
  • British stragedy

    Britsih strategists planned to increase pressure on three seperate fronts.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    was fought during the War of 1812 in central Alabama. On United States forces and Indian allies under General Andrew Jackson defeated the Red Sticks, a part of the Creek Indian tribe inspired by the Shawnee leader Tecumseh, effectively ending the Creek War.
  • Hartford Convention

    an event in the United States during the War of 1812 in which New England's opposition to the war reached the point where secession from the United States was discussed.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    The peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.