8th Grade timeline for S.S.

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    Abolitionist Movement

    In late 1700s people started to try to abolish, or end, the practice of slavery.
  • Pennsylvania

    Nickname is the Keystone State
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
    Capital is Trenton
  • Georgia

    Known as the Peach State
  • Connecticut

    Their bird is the Robin
  • Massachusetts

    Known as the Bay State
  • Maryland

    Their tree is the White Oak tree
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    Their tree is the Sabal Palm
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    Their bird is the purple finch
  • Virginia

    The first peanuts were grown here
  • New York

    New York
    Nickname is the Empire state
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    He created thanksgiving; this is when the Whiskey Rebellion occurs
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
    Their bird is the cardinal
  • Delaware

    Peach blossom is their flower
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Their flower is the Violet
  • Vermont

    They have tunbridge soil
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    Whiskey Rebellion

    It was a tax protest; when the rebellion was easily stamped out, it showed the United States control over the country and that Vice President Hamilton was a dangerous man.
  • Kentucky

    Known as the Bluegrass State
  • Tennessee

    Nashville is their Capitol
  • Washington's Farewell Adress

    Washington's Farewell Adress
    Main point was to stay true to your country, and stay away from other countries, they will use you
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    John Adams

    He was the 2nd president; this was when the White House became the presidents home
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    Sojourner Truth

    She was an abolitionist, gave a speech about slavery.
  • Aliens and Sidition Acts

    Aliens and Sidition Acts
    Gave Adams the right to deport any Alien living in the US with ties to enemies, it also gave him the power to define treasonable activity; they were passed because there were lots of imergrants coming in and they wanted to stay in control
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    Chief Justice John Marshall

    Biggest cases were MARBURY vs Madison and McCulloch vs Maryland. He was a federalist and supported acceptance of the constitution
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Signs Louisiana purchase, and triples US territory
  • Marbury vs Madison

    Marbury vs Madison
    The disgruntled appointees invoked an act of Congress and sued for their jobs in the Supreme Court. It was William Marbury against James Madison. Madison won
  • Ohio

    Their tree is the Ohio Buckeye
  • Louisiana purchase

    Louisiana purchase
    828,000 square miles were purchased, USA almost tripled their territory, they paid $11,250,000 for the land, made US a bigger and stronger nation.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Camp River Dubois went, when the spring of 1805 brought high water and favorable weather, the Lewis and Clark Expedition set out on the next leg of its journey. They traveled up the Missouri to present-day Three Forks, Montana, wisely choosing to follow the western-most tributary, the Jefferson River.
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    James Madison

    Washington was buried; the National Anthem was written
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    Harriet Tubman and the underground railroad

    Network of secret routes and safe houses for saves,
    Harriet Tubman, Henry brown, Anderson Abbott, John brown
    About 100,000 slaves were saved
    Kansas, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, Maine, and other states.
    Goal was to free slaves by sending them to Canada
  • Louisiana

    Known as the Pelican state
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    War of 1812

    -USA vs UK and USA fade vessels were being harassed
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

    Early leader of the women's rights movement
  • Indiana

    They have 92 counties
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    James Monroe

    More states were obtained; elected both terms
  • Mississippi

    Bird is the mockingbird
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    Fredrick Douglas

    Abolitionist, gave a speech about what the 4th of July means to a slave, he was a writer
  • Illinois

    There are 102 counties in Illinois
  • Dartmouth College vs Woodward

    Dartmouth College vs Woodward
    New Hamphsire tries to turn Dartmouth into a state college. William H. Woodward lost against Dartmouth.
  • Transcontinental Treaty

    Transcontinental Treaty
    They "purchased" Florida,basically it was a border treaty, which the Spanish agreed to
  • McCulloch vs Maryland

    McCulloch vs Maryland
    McCulloch's bank refused to pay taxes, it was Maryland against James McCulloch. McCulloch won
  • Alabama

    Yellow hammer bird
  • Maine

    Pine tree state
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    Speech given by James Monroe proclaimed that European powers were to no longer colonize or interfere with the affairs of the newly independent nations of the Americas.
  • Gibbons vs Ogden

    Gibbons vs Ogden
    Gibbons challenged the monopoly listener that was granted by Ogden, in court, Gibbons won
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    John Quincy Adams

    Also known as JQ Adams; first women's labor union was organized; he was minister of Britain
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    Andrew Jackson

    He kicked out thousands of Native Americans; Arkansas became a state
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    Trail of Tears

    Andrew Jackson was president, Native tribes were forced to relocate
  • William Lloyd Garrison

    William Lloyd Garrison
    He was an abolitionist, he was a journalist, he wrote for the group
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    Nat Turners Rebellion

    Nat Turner rebelled, was convicted of murder and hung after him and is small army killed 60 white people and 100 blacks were killed, then after awhile Virgina and other southern states passed new laws prohibiting slavery
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    Martin Van Buren

    First Great Depression occurred; he was governor of New York.
  • Arkansas

    75 counties
  • Michigan

    83 counties
  • Horace Mann's Campaign for free compulsory education

    Horace Mann's Campaign for free compulsory education
    He and his group wanted education to be free and for everyone
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    John Tyler

    He did nothing for our country; Florida became a state; the second Seminole war ended
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    William Harrison

    Died of pneumonia 30 days after being inaugurated president; nothing happened during his presidency
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    James K. Polk

    Died in Nashville; he did nothing to help the country; Texas became a state
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    Appeared in the newspaper around this time to describe the essence of this mindset which was a rhetorical tone. It was a concept. Many people like John Quincy Adams were strong supports, but after time he changed his mind
  • Texas

    "Quit" being a state and became there own country for about 6 years
  • Florida

    Sunshine state
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    Mexican-American War

    Tit was fought for Texas' freedom from Mexico, the USA won, and we also got California, Nevada, Utah, and part of New Mexico and Arizona
  • Iowa

    Hawkeye State
  • Wisconsin

    There are 72 counties
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    Scene a Falls Convention

    Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Included many discussions on female rights in society
    First women's rights convention
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    Seneca Falls Resolution

    The goal was to have equality between women and men
    Women wanted the right to vote, the right to submit laws, the right for representation, etc.
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    Zachary Taylor

    First to have his veto overridden; gold was discovered in California
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    Millard Fillmore

    Term ended after 3 years; the compromise of 1850 took place
  • California

    Nicknamed the Golden State
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    Franklin Pierce

    The Gadsden purchase was signed; He wasn't that amazing
  • Oregon

    Known as the Beaver State
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    James Buchanan

    The Pony Express was established; nothing significant happened
  • Dred Scott vs Sandford

    Dred Scott vs Sandford
    They were figuring out if Dred was free or was he a slave. After a few months it was determind that Dred Scott was a slave. Sandford ran against him and won.
  • Minnesota

    They have Lester soil
  • John Brown and the armed resistance

    John Brown and the armed resistance
    He didn't think peaceful resistance
    He tried to overthrow the US
    He was hung
    He didn't win, #Loser
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    Abraham Lincoln

    Slavery was abolished; He was assassinated while still president
  • Missouri Compermise

    Missouri Compermise
    Missouri ended slavery in their state, and the slaves were free