Logan Thrower

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In History
  • Jamestown

    The first permanent British settlement. Over a century ago Washington laid the cornerstone of the Capitol in what was then little more than a tract of wooded wilderness here beside the Potomac. We now find it necessary to provide by great additional buildings for the business of the government. This growth in the need for the housing of the government is but a proof and example of the way in which the nation has grown and the sphere of action of the national government has grown.
  • Virginia house of Burgesses

    Virginia house of Burgesses
    According to Mountvernon.org, "The House of Burgesses was the first democratically-elected legislative body in the British American colonies." DR. WAYNE'S VOICE
    Bruce? Hurry up, son, we're going
    to be late. Martha? BACK TO SCENE Alfred turns to look at DR. THOMAS WAYNE (the man on the poster) enters
    the room. DR. WAYNE (CONT'D)
    Now where's Martha? Alfred, have
    you seen Mrs. Wayne? ALFRED
    I believe she was headed for Master
    Bruce's laboratory. Sir.
  • The Mayflower Compact

    The Mayflower Compact
    Both came to America for religious freedom. The pilgrims created the Mayflower compact on their way to America. This was the first form of self-government. It worked as a social contract for the people on the mayflower.
  • Slavery in the Colonies

    Slavery in the Colonies
    Transatlantic Slave Trade- Enslaved Africans brought to America across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • The original 13 colonies.

    The original 13 colonies.
    These included Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island
  • The First Great Awakening

    The First Great Awakening
    The First Great Awakening is the return of religious faith to the colonies. Ideas of liberty, equality, and resistance to authority were plentiful throughout the colonies. People would believe in independence and would start to go against the government's beliefs.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    King George III issued the Proclamation of 1763 because he didn't want costly conflicts with the Native Americans. The proclamation prohibited colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It was written to declare independence from Great Britain and why they are doing so.
  • The Northwest Ordinance

    The Northwest Ordinance
    Established a way admitting new states into the Union
  • Article of Confederation

    Article of Confederation
    The articles of Confederation gave little power to the federal government, and more power to the States.
  • Westward Expansion

    Westward Expansion
    The longest westward expansion was the oregon trail. The gold rush in California led to thousands of settlers to hurry across the country. Most european immigrants came from Ireland and Germany during the mid-1800s. The Westward expansion included the Homestead Act. The purpose of the Homestead Act encouraged westward migration and settlement in the west. This was because the homestead act promised 160 acres of land to settlers.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The war of 1812 was between the United States and Great Britain. There were many reasons for this, primarily was Britain was interfering with American shipping trades.
  • Tariffs

    Tariffs raised the price of foreign goods, making US products cheaper than European products. This caused US manufacturing to increase which meant a better US economy. This created economic division between the North who grew richer and the South who couldn't export cotton.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine was a document that stated that no european power could colonize the Americas. This was during the time of Monroe's presidency which also included The era of good feelings and McCulloch V. Maryland.
  • Texas Annexation

    Texas Annexation
    President James Polk decided to annex Texas to the United States. This caused border disputes with Mexico
  • Mexican Cession

    Mexican Cession
    After the US-Mexican war, the Guadalupe-Hidalgo treaty ceded this land from Mexico for $15 million.
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    The purpose of the Seneca Falls Convention was to talk about Women's rights amd to protest for the right to vote for women. It was led by Elizabeth Stanton and Lucretia Mott. She wrote the Declaration of Sentiments which was similar to the DOI because it talked about grievances.
  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    First battle of Civil War. The South fired at Fort Sumter for 30 hours. The North was not expecting an attack and the North retreated.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Another major turning point in the war. The confederacy lost one-third of their troops and the North believes they won't be able to attack again.
  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Vicksburg
    A major turning point in the Civil War. Before this, the Confederacy won a majority of the battles. The siege of Vicksburg made the Confederacy lose control of the Mississippi River and were not split. The siege lasted 47 days. Battlefields.org says that "Union casualties for the battle and siege of Vicksburg were 4,835; Confederate were 32,697, of whom 29,495 had surrendered."
  • 13th, 14th, 15th Amendments

    13th, 14th, 15th Amendments
    The 13th amendment freed former slaves, the 14th amendment made former slave citizens, and the 15th amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. However, these amendments were the start of white supremacist groups that tried to limit the rights of African Americans by threatening them.1
  • Surrender at Appomattox

    Surrender at Appomattox
    General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865. There were 620,000 casualties in the Civil War and afterward was the reconstruction era.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    The purpose of the Dawes Act was to protect Native American land. They moved the Native Americans to other pieces of land which included desert or near-desert lands that were unsuitable for farming. The Native American land between 1850 and 1880 significantly decreased. In the 1990s, they had 5% of the land granted to them in 1850.
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    Civil War

    A war between the Confederacy and the Union. The Union had more money and supplies to pour into the war while the Confederacy had better generals.