APUSH Period 4

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In History
  • Second Great Awakening Began

    Second Great Awakening Began
    The Second Great Awakening was a religious movement that spread religious change across the U.S, Churches, and created new Religions as a result.
  • Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney patented his most famous invention, the Cotton Gin, which revolutionized the South.
  • Thomas Jefferson was elected president

    Thomas Jefferson was elected president
  • Beginning of Manifest Destiny

    Beginning of Manifest Destiny
    The Manifest Destiny was a belief shared by American Westward settlers that inspired them to fulfill their "Destiny"
  • Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt

    Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt
    Gabriel lead a slave revolt that initially failed due to bad weather. After a long chase Gabriel and 26 others were executed.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    Marbury vs Madison was a famous court case which formed the basis of Judical Review
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    A 50 million dollar deal between the U.S and France that caused the U.S. to gain more than 50 million acres of land
  • Beginning of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Beginning of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Merriweather Lewis and William Clark were appointed by President Thomas Jefferson to chart a route through the Louisiana purchased land for commerce purposes
  • Chesapeake-Leopard Affair

    Chesapeake-Leopard Affair
    The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair was a short naval battle between the HMS Leopard and the USS Chesapeake off the coast of Norfolk. The commander, James Barron surrendered his ship and his crew to the British. Once they were caught they were tried for Treason and Desertion.
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    A law passed by the U.S Government that prohibits American ships from trading in all foreign ports.
  • Non-Intercourse Act

    Non-Intercourse Act
    This Act lifted all embargos on Americans except for the ones on British and French Ports.
  • James Madison Elected President

    James Madison Elected President
    James Madison was elected president during the 1808 presidential election. James Madison defeated Federalist Charles Cotesworth.
  • Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England

    Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England
    Francis Cabot stole plans from the English and started his own textile mill in the U.S. It took the U.S into the Industrialization era.
  • Death of Techumseh

    Death of Techumseh
    Techumseh was an indian cheif that supported the British during the War of 1812. He died at the Battle of Thames in Canada.
  • The British Burn Washington DC

    The British Burn Washington DC
    A battle during the War of 1812 that result in the burning of the U.S Capital, Washington D.C.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The Battle of New Orleans was a series of battles during the War of 1812. The American troops deployed there were under the control of Andrew Jackson.
  • Harford Convention

    Harford Convention
    A series of meetings that discussed the grivences concerning the War of 1812 and other federalist political problems
  • Era of Good Feeling Began

    Era of Good Feeling Began
    The Era of Good Feelings was a political peace after the War of 1812 when Monroe was in office. The political parties didn't fight during the Era.
  • Treaty of Ghent Ratified

    Treaty of Ghent Ratified
    The Treaty of Ghent ended the War of 1812 between Britain and the U.S. The Senate unanimously ratified the Treaty.
  • End of the War of 1812

    End of the War of 1812
    After the american victory at Lake Champlain, the British and the U.S signed the Treaty of Ghent ending the war.
  • James Monroe Elected President

    James Monroe Elected President
    James Monroe was elected president during the election of 1817. He was most famous for his Monroe Doctrine.
  • Rush-Bagot Treaty

    Rush-Bagot Treaty
    Treaty between the USA and England limiting Naval ships in the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain after the War of 1812
  • Anglo-American Convention

    Anglo-American Convention
    The Anglo-American Convention or the Treaty of 1818 was an international boundary Treaty between Britain and the U.S
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    An economic crisis that followed after the War of 1812. Banks were foreclosed, and widespread unemployment went rampant.
  • Dartmouth College V. Woodward

    Dartmouth College V. Woodward
    Dartmouth College V. Woodward was a famous court case in which Woodward wanted to impair the college but Dartmouth trustees defend it.
  • Adams-Onis Treaty/Transcontinental Treaty

    Adams-Onis Treaty/Transcontinental Treaty
    A Treaty between the U.S and Spain causing Spain to give the U.S Florida. It also defined the border between Spain and the U.S
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
    The McCulloch v Maryland was a famous court case because Maryland passed a law taxing the bank of Maryland but McCulloch the cashier at the time refused to pay the tax.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    A Compromise to preserve the balance of power between Free States and Slave States. As a result, Missouri became a slave state and Maine became a Free state.
  • Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt

    Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt
    A slave revolt led by Denmark Vesey that never occurred because one of the slaves told the authorities, and shut it down. The slaves and Denmark Vesey were executed in the end.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    A policy that opposed European Colonization in the Western Hemisphere. It also opposed the use of European interference with the U.S.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Gibbons v. Ogden was a famous court case in which, the Supreme Court held the power to regulate interstate commerce, granted by Congress.
  • Charles G. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York

    Charles G. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York
    Charles G. Finney was a Presbyterian Minster and leader of the Second Great Awakening. He was called the Father of Modern Revivalism.
  • Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community

    Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community
    Robert Owen was a welsh founder of Utopian socialism and the cooperative movement. The New Harmony utopian society was one of the two attempts to create a utopian society.
  • John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)

    John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)
    During the 1824 Election, Clay, the speaker of the house, convinced Congress to elect John Quincy Adams as President. In turn, Clay would become Secretary of State.
  • Erie Canal Completed

    Erie Canal Completed
    The Erie Canal is an artificial waterway that connected Lake Erie and the Hudson River. It helped transport goods and people to different states.
  • Lyman Beecher Delivered His "Six Sermons on Intemperance"

    Lyman Beecher Delivered His "Six Sermons on Intemperance"
    Lyman Beecher was the American Temperance Society leader and he created his book," The Six Sermons on Intemperance" A book that described the horrible evils and remedies of Temperance.
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    A protective tariff designed by Congress to protect U.S Northern industries from foreign countries.
  • Andrew Jackson Elected President

    Andrew Jackson Elected President
    Andrew Jackson was elected president during the 1828 presidential election. Jackson went up against John Quincy Adams again in the election.
  • Joseph Smith Founded the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints.

    Joseph Smith Founded the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints.
    Joseph Smith was a religious leader, he was the founder of Mormonism, and the Latter Day Saint movement.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Act was created by Andrew Jackson that authorized him to negotiate between taking the Indian's land in exchange for a safe area for them to live.
  • Trail of Tears Began

    Trail of Tears Began
    The Trail of Tears was a series of forced removals from Native American lands to designated Indian lands.
  • Andrew Jackson Vetoed the Re-Charter of the Second Bank of the United States

    Andrew Jackson Vetoed the Re-Charter of the Second Bank of the United States
    During the Bank War Andrew Jackson Vetoed the recharter of the Second Bank because it was incompatible with the Constitutions.
  • Nullification Crisis Began

    Nullification Crisis Began
    South Carolina declares the Tariff of 1828 and 1832 unconstitutional and therefore unenforced in the state of South Carolina.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Worcester v. Georgia was a famous court case that proved that the state government in Georgia does not have the power to enforce laws that were not in the jurisdiction of the state.
  • Black Hawk War

    Black Hawk War
    The Black Hawk War was a series of battles fought between the Native American resistance vs the U.S army over land.
  • Creation of the Whig Party in the U.S

    Creation of the Whig Party in the U.S
    The Whig party was a political party formed to oppose the policies of Andrew Jackson. The Whigs supported the supremacy of Congress over the President.
  • Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers

    Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers
    Catherine Beecher was a American teacher known for her book about the female teacher's education and their more advanced role in the workforce..
  • Treaty of New Echota

    Treaty of New Echota
    The Treaty cost 3 men their lives that provided the legal basis for the Trail of Tears. The treaty ceded Cherokee land to the U.S in exchange for compensation.
  • First McGuffy Reader Published

    First McGuffy Reader Published
    The McGuffy readers were a set of textbooks for grades 1-6. The books revolutionized learning for grades 1-6.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    The battle of the Alamo was a turning point in the Texas Revolution for the Texans against Mexico.
  • Texas Declared Independence from Mexico

    Texas Declared Independence from Mexico
    Texas declared their independence from Mexico during the Texas Revolution.
  • Transcendental Club's First Meeting

    Transcendental Club's First Meeting
    The Transcendental Club was a group of New England residence that eventually gave rise to Transcendentalism
  • Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education

    Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education
    Horace Mann was elected secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education after he supported the educational reform movement at the time.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    The Panic of 1837 was a major financial Crisis that caused profits, prices, wages, and employments to go down.
  • Martin Van Buren Elected President

    Martin Van Buren Elected President
    Martin Van Buren was apart of the Free Soil and Democratic-Republican Parities. He was elected the 8th President of the U.S
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the "Divinity School Address"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the "Divinity School Address"
    The Divinity School Address was a speech Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the graduating class of Harvard Divinity School.
  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty

    Webster-Ashburton Treaty
    The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was a treaty resolving border issues between the U.S and British North American Colonies
  • Treaty of Wanghia with China

    Treaty of Wanghia with China
    The Treaty of Wanghia was a diplomatic agreement between the Chinese and the West.
  • James Polk Elected President

    James Polk Elected President
    James Polk was a supporter of the Democratic Party, and was later Elected President after his job as Speak of the House of Representatives.
  • U.S. Annexation of Texas

    U.S. Annexation of Texas
    After the Mexican War and the Texas Revolution, Congress decided to annex Texas into the U.S. Texas later joined the union as a slave state.
  • Start of the Mexican War

    Start of the Mexican War
    A Mexican Cavalry attacked a group of American Soldiers in an undisputed area, killing a dozen. They also laid siege to an American fort along the Rio Grande River.
  • Bear Flag Revolt

    Bear Flag Revolt
    The Bear Flag Revolt was a short lived independence rebellion by American Settlers in California against Mexican Authorities.
  • John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community

    John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community
    John Humphrey Noyes was a founder of the Oneida Utopian community. The Oneida Utopian community was a perfectionist religious society.
  • Gold Rush Began in California

    Gold Rush Began in California
    The Gold Rush was a widespread event about a massive gold depository in California. Gold was extremely expensive at the time, so thousands upon thousands came to mine it, and eventually become rich.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The Treaty was a peace treaty that added 525,000 square miles and Mexican peace, ending the Mexican War
  • Henry David Thoreau Published Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau Published Civil Disobedience
    Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist that wrote Civil Disobedience. Civil Disobedience was a book detailing how the government should not be allowed to overrule the thought of a person.
  • Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the U.S

    Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the U.S
    Matthew Perry visited Japan as a Commodore and asked Japan to open their harbors for American trade and other demands.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    The Gadsden Purchase was the U.S purchase of Mexican Land in exchange for 10 million dollars.
  • Kanagawa Treaty

    Kanagawa Treaty
    The Kanagawa Treaty was the first treaty between Japan and the U.S. It opened the Japanese ports for U.S trade.