APUSH- Period 4

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In History
  • Second Great Awakening Began

    Second Great Awakening Began
    Influenced other reform movements such as Women's right movement and Abolitionist Movement
  • Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin
    Increased the need for slaves and cotton production
  • Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt

    Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt
    Slave revolt by Prosser in Richmond, VA.One of the most important slave revolts
  • Thomas Jefferson Elected President

    Thomas Jefferson Elected President
    With his election, there was a peaceful transfer of power from Federalists to the Democratic Republicans
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Because of this purchase, US increased its territory and this encourage westward expansion.
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Marbury v. Madison
    This case increased power of Judicial Branch and established Judicial Review.
  • Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Area from the Louisiana Purchase explored by Lewis and Clark. They left from Missouri
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    Restricted trade in all foreign nations
  • Chesapeake-Leopard Affair

    Chesapeake-Leopard Affair
    British crew members from the HMS Leopard were fried on the USS Chesapeake because they refused to allow some to board their ship.
  • James Madison Elected President

    James Madison Elected President
    Victory by Democratic-Republic and showed the downfall of Federalist party.
  • Non-Intercourse Act

    Non-Intercourse Act
    Lifted all the embargo act aside for France and England
  • End of the War of 1812

    End of the War of 1812
    Increased nationalism. A blow to the Federalist party
  • Beginning of Manifest Destiny

    Beginning of Manifest Destiny
    Spreading Christianity, Gold, and Glory. Increased westward expansion and Indian tragedies.
  • Death of Tecumseh

    Death of Tecumseh
    He was killed during Battle of Thames. It ended his "Confederacy" of Indian tribes.
  • Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England

    Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England
    He stole the idea of textile Mill from England and built the Textile industry in US
  • The British Burn Washington DC

    The British Burn Washington DC
    Washington DC was attacked by British during the War of 1812
  • Hartford Convention

    Hartford Convention
    Discussions about grievances of the War of 1812 and secession from the union.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    Commanded by Andrew Jackson, where his forces won against the British.
  • Treaty of Ghent Ratified

    Treaty of Ghent Ratified
    This treaty ended the war of 1812 and settled the conflicts with US and Canada border.
  • Era of Good Feeling Began

    Era of Good Feeling Began
    Democratic-Republics were the only active party
  • James Monroe Elected President

    James Monroe Elected President
    Elected during the Era of Good Feelings. A blow to Federalist party.
  • Rush-Bagot Treaty

    Rush-Bagot Treaty
    The naval capacity of British and US along Great Lakes was limited.
  • Anglo-American Convention

    Anglo-American Convention
    Decided boundaries between British Canada and the US
  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    Adams-Onis Treaty
    US purchased Florida and gave Texas. Claims Oregon region
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
    Established the powers of the government, implied powers.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    This compromise made Missouri a slave state and Maine became a free sate. Slavery was restricted North of 36, 30 North.
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    Depression which included sectionalism, banking failures, and agriculture decline.
  • Dartmouth College V. Woodward

    Dartmouth College V. Woodward
    Set standards for corporate law and settled the application of content clause to private corporations.
  • Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt

    Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt
    A slave revolt in Charleston. Failed because a participant told authorities about the plan.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    Decided that US should be a part of European Affairs and Europe should be involved in US and Latin American affairs
  • John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)

    John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)
    He was the first minority vote president. Henry Clay was the Speaker of the House and Secretary of State of his administration
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Increased Congress's powers and limited interstate commerce clause.
  • Erie Canal Completed

    Erie Canal Completed
    The competition encouraged maritime distribution of goods and it also connected the north, south, and west.
  • Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York

    Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York
    Led to the rise in religious fervor. Part of 2nd Great Awakening
  • Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community

    Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community
    He founded a Utopian community, which wasn't successful.
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    These were tariffs that were created to protect Northern industries. South Carolina considered them unconstitutional.
  • Lyman Beecher Delivered His “Six Sermons on Intemperance”

    Lyman Beecher Delivered His “Six Sermons on Intemperance”
    This led to the temperance movement, which led to prohibition in Maine.
  • Andrew Jackson Elected President

    Andrew Jackson Elected President
    With his election the "Age of the common man¨ began. Shows the Democratization of the U.S.
  • Creation of the Whig Party in the U.S.

    Creation of the Whig Party in the U.S.
    Created because of Andrew Jackson's policies
  • Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers

    Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers
    Led to Beecher founding the Western Female Institute for girls which prepared them to become mothers and teachers.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Removed civilized Indian Tribes from their territory to reservations westward.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Ruled only the federal government could regulate Indian land.
  • 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
    Significantly weakened the Federalist party.
  • Nullification Crisis Began

    Nullification Crisis Began
    This declared tariffs of 1828 and 1832 unconstitutional. Could have led to South Carolina secession if tariffs were not considered unconstitutional.
  • Black Hawk War

    Black Hawk War
    Conflict between Black Hawk and U.S military over western land.
  • Treaty of New Echota

    Treaty of New Echota
    Removed the Cherokee territory from Georgia.
  • Transcendental Club’s First Meeting

    Transcendental Club’s First Meeting
    Led to the formation of the transcendentalists
  • First McGuffey Reader Published

    First McGuffey Reader Published
    Focused on the learning of the English language. This was introduced in public schools.
  • Texas Declared Independence from Mexico

    Texas Declared Independence from Mexico
    This increased tensions between Mexico and U.S, which led to the Mexican-American war.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    This was during a 13 day siege during the Texas Revolution. Resulted in a Mexican victory.
  • Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular

    Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular
    Stated that payment for government land must be in silver or gold.
  • Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education

    Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education
    He provided extended curriculum, improved teachers, and government funded education.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Recession caused by Andrew Jackson's policies regarding the bank.
  • Martin Van Buren Elected President

    Martin Van Buren Elected President
    He was a Democratic President who was known as ¨Little Magician¨.
  • 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
    Led to the creation of Mormonism.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the “Divinity School Address”

    Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the “Divinity School Address”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson encouraged students to create new ideas and not emulate Europe.
  • Trail of Tears Began

    Trail of Tears Began
    Cherokees were forced to give up their land and move east of the Mississippi River, causing many to die during their migration.
  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty

    Webster-Ashburton Treaty
    Further defined the British Canada territories and U.S territories.
  • Treaty of Wanghia with China

    Treaty of Wanghia with China
    Gave Americans the rights to land in ports and construct churches in China.
  • James Polk Elected President

    James Polk Elected President
    He starts the Mexican-American war, allowing him to gain territory.
  • U.S. Annexation of Texas

    U.S. Annexation of Texas
    Texas becomes a state of US.
  • Start of the Mexican War

    Start of the Mexican War
    Because of the annexation of Texas, Mexican War began. This was a battle over territory along the border near Texas and Texas.
  • Bear Flag Revolt

    Bear Flag Revolt
    Revolt caused by California settlers against Mexicans.
  • John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community

    John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community
    A socialized society based on the system of complex marriages, where all men and women were married to each other.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    Gave the U.S present-day Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Gold Rush Began in California

    Gold Rush Began in California
    The Gold Rush led to the creation of gold mines after Stutter's discovery.
  • Henry David Thoreau Published Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau Published Civil Disobedience
    Suggested that ¨just¨ people should go to jail for what they believe in. Thoreau believes the Mexican American war was unjust.
  • Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the U.S.

    Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the U.S.
    Forced Japan to trade with U.S.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    Present-Day South western Arizona and New Mexico is purchased by the U.S
  • Kanagawa Treaty

    Kanagawa Treaty
    Opened the Japanese ports of Shimoda and Hakodate.