American History

Timeline created by hazel_nutt09
  • compromise of 1820

    compromise of 1820
    Came to an agreement that missouri would be considered a slave state and Maine would be free.
  • Compromise of 1833

    Compromise of 1833
    Proposed by henry clay and john calhoun as a resolution to the nulification crisis. created to reduce complaints southerners had about protectionism. also prompted south carolina to reason succesion.
  • The Compromise of 1850

    The Compromise of 1850
    The annexation of Texas to the United States and the gain of new territory and wanted a stong anti slavery union.
  • General Before The Civil WAr

    General Before The Civil WAr
    Robert E Lee became superintent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
  • President Of The Antebellum Period

    President Of The Antebellum Period
    Franklin pierce was president and wanted expansion and to extend slavery into the areas. He bought land from mexico nd wanted to organize western territories. Residents of these new territories would decide if they wanted slavery outraged "bleeding Kansas" broke out.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    Congress established territories between nebraska and kansas. They wanted territory for kansas because the west was expanding.
  • Dredd Scott Case

    Dredd Scott Case
    Dred Scott, a slave who had lived in the free state of Illinois and the free territory of Wisconsin before moving back to the slave state of Missouri, had appealed to the Supreme Court in hopes of being granted his freedom. Supreme court declared that free and non free slaves wouldnt be allowed to be a citizen of the united states.
  • President of the civil war

    President of the civil war
    Abraham lincion was inogorated
  • Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson