Antebellum Timeline

  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    An agreement between the free states and the slave states also admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state
  • Dewitt Clinton, First Train To New York

    Dewitt Clinton, First Train To New York
    The first train to New York was a train from Albany to Schenectady which was a run from 16 to 17 miles
  • Black Hawk War

    Black Hawk War
    The Black Hawk War was a war between the United States and the Native Americans who had a leader named Black Hawk. This War lasted from April 6th, 1832 to August 1832
  • Election Of 1832

    Election Of 1832
    This is the election where our 12th president Andrew Jackson from the democratic party was elected. This election was held from November 2nd through December 5th of 1832.
  • Carolina Nullification Crisis

    Carolina Nullification Crisis
    The nullification crisis was a conflict between the U.S. state of South Carolina and the United States declaring the tariffs null, void, and nonbinding in the state.
  • Amistad Slave Rebellion

    Amistad Slave Rebellion
    This slave rebellion was because many Africans were kidnapped as slaves and places on the Amistad ship and be transported to Cuba. The African people managed to take over the ship and forced the leftover Cubans to return them to Africa. When the Africans were not looking, they would turn the ship back towards Cuba that made them land in the U.S where the Africans were taken as property.
  • Presidential Election

    Presidential Election
    This was the election for our 12th U.S president. In this election, War General Zachary Taylor of the Whig party takes office.
  • Gold Discovered In California

    Gold Discovered In California
    A carpenter find gold flakes in a river near Coloma, California
  • Compromise Of 1850

    Compromise Of 1850
    The compromise of 1850 was a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress