Chris Timeline

Timeline created by ChrisDeyKnow
In History
  • The Invention Of The Cotton Gin

    :cotton gin is a device for removing the seeds from cotton fiber
    :cotton, and a single device could produce up to fifty pounds
    :advent of profitable mass cotton farming, the South became economically dependent on slavery
  • The Embargo Act of 1807

    Thomas Jefferson was involved.
    The goal was to force Britain and France to respect.
    They were engaged in a major war
    Neither side wanted the other have american supplies.
  • Uncle Tom's cabin

    : Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Seminary
    : Christian love can overcome something as destructive
    :300,000 copies of the book were sold in the United States; one million copies in Great Britain
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    : The solution was a bill proposed in January 1854 by Senator
    : transcontinental railroad had been discussed.
    :the issues of the railroad and the repeal of the Missourri compromise
  • John Brown's Raid

    :John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry was an effort by white abolitionist
    :John Brown's plan seemed fairly straightforward:
    :John Brown, who was white, and a group of his followers raided the Harpers Ferry Virginia arsenal
  • The United States presidential election of 1860

    The United States had been divided during the 1850s
    Northern and Southern factions, and a new Constitutional Abraham Lincoln in the White House
    U.S. and formed the Confederacy
  • The Compromise of 1850

    Henry Clay was involved the the Compromise of 1850
    Defused a four-year political confrontation
    Texas surrendered its claim to New Mexico
    The slave trade