American History from 1800-1876

Timeline created by Josie loves music
In History
  • Jefferson becomes President

    Jefferson becomes President
    Thomas Jefferson becomes President of the United States.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase gives America 530,000,000 acres of new territory.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark begin their journey to explore the new land gained from the Louisiana Purchase.
  • Madison becomes President

    Madison becomes President
    James Madison becomes President of the United States.
  • War of 1812 begins

    War of 1812 begins
    The War of 1812 begins which was fought between the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • British capture Washington D.C

    British capture Washington D.C
    The British have a surprise attack on Washington D.C and capture the capital.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    The Treaty of Ghent is signed and ends the War of 1812.
  • Monroe becomes Preesident

    Monroe becomes Preesident
    James Monroe becomes President.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise let Maine to enter the U.S as a free state and Missouri as a slave state, thus balancing the number of free and slave states in America.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine was created which warned European powers to not interfere with the Western hemisphere.
  • John Quincy Adams becomes President

    John Quincy Adams becomes President
    John Quincy Adams, John Adams' son, becomes President.
  • Jackson becomes President

    Jackson becomes President
    Andrew Jackson becomes President.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act, which forced over 50,000 Indians in the Western territory to live on land grants.
  • California Gold Rush begins

    California Gold Rush begins
    Gold is found on a man's property and sparks the California Gold Rush where thousands of settlers flocked to California in search of wealth and good fortune.
  • Lincoln is assassinated

    Lincoln is assassinated
    Abraham Lincoln is shot by John Wilkes at Ford's Theater.
  • Yellowstone is established

    Yellowstone is established
    Ulysses S. Grant establishes Yellowstone National Park; the first park in America.
  • Period: to

    Civil War

    The Civil War is fought with the North wanting to end slavery and the South wanting to keep slavery going.