American Romanticism (1800-1860)

Timeline created by laurenschroeder
In History
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    They are Prompted to explore new lands after the Louisiana Purchase
  • All Northern States Abolish Slavery

  • African Slave Trade Abolished in United States

  • Treaty of Ghent Signed

    Ended the War of 1812. Marked the start of Nationalism in the U.S.
  • Steam Locomotive Designed

  • Photographs first taken

  • Typewriter invented

  • Underground Railroad Created

    Helped free thousands of slaves
  • Sewing Machine invented

  • Telegraph invented

  • Morse Code invented

  • Anesthesia first used

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    Industrial Revolution

    Made northern cities overpopulated and polluted
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    Abolitionist Movement

    Led by antislavery northerners and free slaves
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    Transcendentalism Movement

    Went hand in hand with Romanticism