Ciara Miller's Unit 4 Timeline

  • Publishing of Webster's Dictionary

    Noah Webster was a writer who had published readers and spelling books in the past. He made his first dictionary in 1806. Websters dictionary had come out in 1828, he had impacted the world with his words. This was important because if we did not have a dictionary we would not be able to find out what most words meet or how to use them.
  • Election of 1828

    The election of 1828 was a rematch between John Adams and Andrew Jackson. John Adams wanted a national republic while Andrew Jackson was with the democratic party. Jackson had more plurality of the votes but still lost when the election was taken to the House of Representatives. This is necessary to know because if we had not been lead by John Adams American could be totally different this very day.
  • Trail of Tears

    The trail of tears is the trail that the Cherokee Indians took to get to Oklahoma. They we all moved from North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. They had to travel over a thousand miles. they also had to deal with heavy rains, harsh winters, and scarce food. Over 4,000 or 15,000 Cherokee Indians had died during the journey. This is a sad but true fact if we would not moved the indians the U.S. would not be as big as it currently is.
  • Lowell Massachusets Girls Labor Strike

    The lowell company was distinguished by its state-of-the-art technology and most of all by the work force known as the “mill girls”. This company had thousands of women who worked for them; three quarters of the employees were women. Most of the women who worked there were from struggling farmers who were willing to make their daughters work for extra money. They had to be between 15-30, white, and unmarried to get the job. The company did not have very high wages, and when the city went through
  • Irish Potato Famine

    In ireland the great famine was a time of a massive starvation, disease and emigration in 1845-1852. Outside of Ireland it was most formally known as the Irish Potato Famine. During the famine about 1 million people died and a million more emigrated, that cause Ireland's population to fall about 20-25%. The cause of the famine was a potato disease known as potato blight. Blight destroyed potato crops all throughout Europe in the 1840s. The Impact on humans was even greater, about one third of h
  • Frederick Douglass Publishes Auto-Biography

    Douglass' best-known work is his first autobiography Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, published in 1845. At the time, not many people thought a black man could have produced such an good piece of writing. The book received generally positive reviews and became an immediate bestseller. Within three years of its publication, it had been reprinted nine times with 11,000 copies all over in the United States; it was also translated into French and Dutch and published in
  • End of Mexican War

    The beginning of the mexican war was in 1846. it all started because mexico had thought that texas was part of mexico. but when the US annexed texas the mexicans did not like it and went for war. In 1848 the us. took over mexico city, and the war ended with victory for the us. the treaty of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo specified the end results: mexico and the us came to an agreement, mexico would give up its northern territories for about $18 million and the US forgave their debt. therefore Rio
  • Beginning of Calfornia Gold Rush

    The beginning of the california gold rush was from 1848-1855. In california once the world that there was gold, over 300,000 people had come to california to fine riches. Most people left with little more than they had come with. All in all it bought growth to the community. This was significant because there would not be as many people in california and would not have as many schools, churches, and roads.
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    The Seneca Falls Convention was influential women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls, New York. In happened in July, 1848. It was organized by local New York women whose was famous for her speaking ability. A skill rarely captured by American women at the time. The local women, primarily members of a radical Quaker group. They organized the meeting along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, which was a skeptical non-Quaker who followed logic more than religion. This was important because women wou
  • Thoreau Writes Walden

    Walden was an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self reliance. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts.