Civil War

By vineeth
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    The transition to new ways of manufacturing that startes in 1760 and went to about 1820-1840 time period.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    America's fight for becoming a free country during the years 1775-1783.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declared freedom for the United States.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Created November 15th 1777, and later ratified March 1st 1781, created when the United States was starting to become a country two years before the end of the American Revolution.
  • 3/5 Compromise

    3/5 Compromise
    The compromise though up in 1850, says that the entire slave population counts as 3/5 for both taxes and voting of memeber in the united states house of representatives.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    Took place first on may 25th 1787 to discuss problems with the United States of America.
  • United States Constituion

    United States Constituion
    Supreme law of the Untied States of America containing the "Bill of Rights". Ratified on June 21st, 1778.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The name given to the first ten amendments of the Unitited States Constitution. These amendments protect liberty and property in their natural rights. Ratified on December 15th, 1791.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    The modern cotton gin invented in 1793 by Eli Whitney and later patented(approved) in 1794. This machine seperates the cotton from the seeds more efficiently and quickly than a person doing so.
  • Doctrine of Nullififcation

    Doctrine of Nullififcation
    Legal theory that any state can deny any law by government unconstitutional.
  • Sates' Rights

    Sates' Rights
    Part of the tenth amendment, which explains powers given to the state government and not the federal government.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The purchase the United States made from France because of their claim toward the land known as Louisians
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Banned slavery from Lousiana, but allowed slavery in Missouri.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Signed by president Andrew Jackson. Native Americans were to move from the southern states to territory west of the Missippi. They would be given their homeland if they had done so.
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    Nat Turner, a american slave, led a rebellion against slavery which resulted in the deaths of 155 people both white and black. Turner was later sentenced to death for this, and his followers were as well.
  • Mexican American War

    Mexican American War
    The war between the United States and Mexico due to the fact Mexico considered Texas its property.
  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad
    Invented in the early 19th century, and used more often in the 1850-1860s, the underground railroad served as an escape route to the free states for slaves.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    An anti-slavery novel written by the author Harriet Beecher Stowe.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas, giving more people places to settle.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Five bills passed in 1854 which ended four year confrontation of free states in the north, and slave states in the south.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Two rulings were made. One was that african americans did not count as citizens. And the second ruling was that the government has no power to regulate slavery in any territory in the United States.
  • John Brown's Raid

    John Brown's Raid
    A revolt of slavery that was started by white abolitionist John Brown.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    19th presidential election in the United States, and the event that begins the american civil war.