American History

  • End of French Revolution

  • Gabriel's Slave Rebellion

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    Jefferson Presidency

    This includes his two terms as president
    He was the 3rd President of the United States
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    Louis and Clark Expedition

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    Madison Presidency

    This includes two terms
    4th President of the United States
  • Declared War with Britain

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    Era of Good Feelings

    Economy improving after the war
    Monroe visited New England, central of federalism
  • 2nd Bank of the United States

    Was built, five years after the first bank lost it's charter
  • Tariff of 1816

    Levied on imports, protect American Industry by taxing imports
    --New England and Middle Atlantic states liked this tax, south did not
    --Feared that Britain would retalliate with their own tariff
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    Monroe Presidency

    Includes 2 terms
    5th President
    Last of the revolutionary war generation, end of an era...
  • Panic of 1819

    Cotton Prices dropped drastically
    Debt is going up as loans are easier to obtain
    National Gov't => States => People, who couldn't pay anything
  • 1820s Economy

    Economy went up!
    *New routes for trade/transportation
    --roads => cumbeland roads
    *Decocratic Capitalism
    *2nd Bank of America
    *Tariffs 3 Parts of the American System
    *Internal Improvement
    *2nd Bank of America
  • Missouri Compromise

    11 Free States + 1, Maine
    11 Slave States + 1, Missouri
    Missouri wanted to be a slaves they added a free state
    RESULT: Maine joined the union
  • Mexico opens Texas to Americans

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    John Q Adams Presidency

    Only 1 term
    6th President
  • Tariff of 1828

    AKA Tariff of Abominations
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    Andrew Jackson Presidency

    2 Term Presidency
    7th President
  • Indian Removal Act

    Beginning of Trail of Tears
    forcibly removes five indian nations from the lower South to less desirable land in the west, thus opening roughly 25 million acres to cotton cultivation
  • Nat Turner Slave Rebellion

  • Black Hawk War

  • South Carolina Nullification Crisis

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    Martin Van Buren Presidency

    1 Term
    8th President
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    William Henry Harrison Presidency

    Only in office for a month
    9th President
    John Tyler took his place
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    John Tyler Takes Over Presidency

    Finished out Harrison's term
    10th President
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    James Polk Presidency

    11th President
    1 Term
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    Mexican-American War

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    Zachary Taylor Presidency

    12th President
    Died during Presidency
    Millard Fillmore Took Over
  • Compromise of 1850

    Was a package of 5 bills
  • Fugitive Slave Law

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    Millard Fillmore Takes Over Presidency

    Finished out Zachary Taylors term
    13th President of the United States
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin

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    Franklin Pierce Presidency

    1 Term
    14th President
  • Republican Party Forms

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    Civil war in "Bleeding Kansas"

    Kansas vs Missouri
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    James Buchanan Presidency

    15th President of the United States
    Only 1 Term in office
  • Dred Scott Decision

  • Lincoln-Douglass Debates

  • John Brown raids Harpers Ferry

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidency

    16th President
    Only 1 term
  • South Carolina secedes from Union

  • Seven seceding states form Confederate States of America