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Antebellum timeline

  • trans-atlantic slave trade

    trans-atlantic slave trade
    The Trans-Atlantic Trade took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th through the 19th centuries. So great that Africans who came by way of the slave trade became the most numerous Old-World immigrants in both North and South America before the late 18th century.
  • middle passage

    middle passage
    The Middle Passage was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of people from Africa were shipped to the New World as part. But this figure understates the actual number of Africans enslaved, killed, or displaced as a result of the slave trade
  • Spinning jenny

    Spinning jenny
    The spinning Jenny was invented 1764 by James Hargreaves that was from British he was a carpenter and a weaver. The machine was invented for all the people who would work in the spinning Jenny because it would be more easier for the worker because the machine would spin more than one ball of yarn or thread at the same time. It would even be easier for the workers to make clothes faster and way much easier, James Hargreaves named the spinning Jenny because her daughter’s name was Jenny.
  • steam engine

    steam engine
    The Steam Engine was invented by Thomas Newcomen and James Watt the steam engine was able to harness the energy of steam to move machinery. The Steam engines were for great effects to run locomotives and steamships. The steam engine is still uesd to help run nuclear power plants.
  • cotton gin

    cotton gin
    The modern mechanical cotton gin was invented in the United States in 1793 by Eli Whitney (1765–1825). Whitney applied for a patent on October 28, 1793; the patent was granted on March 14, 1794, but was not validated until 1807.
  • womens rights movement of 1800's

    womens rights movement of 1800's
    Women were expected to restrict their sphere of interest to the home and the family. Women were not encouraged to obtain a real education or pursue a professional career. After marriage, women did not have the right to own there own property, keep their own wages, or sign a contract. In addition, all women were denied the right to vote.
  • The Cult of Domesticity

    The Cult of Domesticity
    The Cult of Domestic City was a prevailing value system among the upper and middle classes during the nineteenth century in the United States. The women and men who most actively promoted these standards were generally white, Protestant, and lived in New England and the Northeastern United States.
  • Legislative Actions ( Missouri Compromise )

    Legislative Actions ( Missouri Compromise )
    The Missouri Compromise was planed by Henry Clay and was agreed by the pro-slavery and anti-slavery. The passage of the Missouri Compromise took place during James Monroe presidency. The Missouri Compromise was repeled by the Kansas Nebraska Act. It undermined the prohibition on slavery in the north territory.
  • Temperance movement

    Temperance movement
    A Temperance movement was a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages. A early temperance movement began during the American Revolution in Connecticut, Virginia and New York state, with farmers.
  • the lowell mill girls

    the lowell mill girls
    The Lowell Mill girls were female workers who came to work for the textile corporations in Lowell Massachusetts during the Industrail Revolution. The girls ages were 15-30 and there was even girls that were 13 and they still had to work.In the 1840s there was over 8000 women in the Industrail Revoultion.
  • The Irish Immigration (potato famine)

    The Irish Immigration (potato famine)
    The Irish Immigration (potato famine) was a period of starvation, disease emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. During the famine approximately 1 million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland.
  • The Seneca Falls Convention

    The Seneca Falls Convention
    The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women's rights convention. It advertised itself as a convention to discuss the social, civil and religious condition and rights of woman
  • The Compromise of 1850

    The Compromise of 1850
    The Compromise of 1850 was a package of five separate bills passed by the USA in September 1850. The Compromise was drafted by Whig Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky and brokered by Clay and Democratic Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois. Between the slave and free states regarding the status of territories acquired during the Mexican-American War in (1846–1848).
  • The First Great Migration

    The First Great Migration
    The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African Americans. The Great Migration started in 1910 and ended in 1970 it took 60 years to end. Between the great migration 14 states of the south move.