HIST 2113: 1800-1876

Timeline created by aweed317
In History
  • Separate Spheres

    Separate Spheres
    Sperate Spheres is the idea that the workforce or political realm belonged to men while domestic affairs were the women's domain. This kind of thinking limited both men and women to lead separate lives contrary to their actual desires. The sperate spheres' ideology kept many women from pursuing anything outside of the norm and demeaned men when they did anything considered "woman's work." (This idea began long before 1800 but I had limited space on my timeline)
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was the purchase of 828,000 square miles from France in 1803. Although Jefferson was originally concerned about the constitutionality of the purchase, he ended up making the deal for fifteen million dollars, roughly eighteen dollars per square mile
  • Embargo Act of 1807

    Embargo Act of 1807
    Jefferson wanted the country to stay neutral, so he passed the Embargo Act of 1807. This act closed American ports and effectively cut off international trade. The hope was that other nations would then respect American neutrality. In truth. however, it hurt the American economy, enraged the citizens, and did nothing to better international relations.
  • First Commercial Steam Boat

    First Commercial Steam Boat
    Robert Fulton created the first commercial steamboat service in 1807. By 1830 more than two hundred steamboats were traveling up and down the Hudson River.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    This battle was a significant defeat for the American Indian Confederation. The American troops pressed the Indians and burned Prophetstown to the ground. After this decisive battle, many returned to their own villages after the defeat. Tecumseh attempted to resurrect his alliance, but many ignored his call to action.
  • "American system"

    "American system"
    John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay presented an idea for connecting the states through roads and canals. The idea was to create an economically independent system where international trade was rendered inconsequential. This plan also included a new bank.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine was one of the first documents of its kind. This document publically declared America's stance on colonization and international involvement. It also publicized the opinion that the entire hemisphere is OFF-LIMITS to European colonization (the name was not coined until around 1850).
  • The Treaty of New Echota

    The Treaty of New Echota
    This treaty gave up lands in Georgia for roughly $5 million and, the parties involved hoped this would help in limiting future conflicts between the Cherokee and white settlers.