History 1301 Timeline

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  • Thomas Jefferson Elected President

    Thomas Jefferson Elected President
    Jefferson and Burr tied in votes therefore they campaigned against each other for six days. Thomas Jefferson won the support of Congress and became the third president of the United States. Burr, as a result, became vice president.Congress then decided to establish a process so they wouldn't have to make that decision again
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France in 1803.
  • Marbury Vs Madison

    Marbury Vs Madison
    Was a U.S. Supreme Court case that established the principle of judicial review in the United States, meaning that American courts have the power to strike down laws, statutes, and some government actions that violate the Constitution of the United States.
  • Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

    Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
    Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Volunteers for Northwestern Discovery reach the Pacific Ocean at the mouth of the Columbia River, one year, six months, and one day after leaving St. Louis, Missouri, in search of the legendary "Northwest Passage" to the sea.
  • James Madison Elected President

    James Madison Elected President
    James Madison was elected America's fourth President (1809-1817), made a major contribution to to the ratification of the Constitution by writing The Federalist Papers, along with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay. He was referred to as the "Father of the Constitution."
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States and the United Kingdom, with their respective allies, from June 1812 to February 1815.
  • British Capture Washington D.C. and burn down White House

    British Capture Washington D.C. and burn down White House
    The Burning of Washington was a British invasion of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, during the War of 1812.
  • James Monroe Elected President

    James Monroe Elected President
    James Monroe was a Founding Father who served as the fifth president of the United States from 1817 to 1825. Monroe was the last president of the Virginia dynasty; his presidency coincided with the Era of Good Feelings.
  • McCulloch Vs Maryland

    McCulloch Vs Maryland
    Was a U.S. Supreme Court decision that defined the scope of the U.S. Congress's legislative power and how it relates to the powers of American state legislatures. The dispute in McCulloch involved the legality of the national bank and a tax that the state of Maryland imposed on it.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was the legislation that provided for the admission of Maine to the United States as a free state along with Missouri as a slave state, thus maintaining the balance of power between North and South in the United States Senate.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine was a United States policy of opposing European colonialism in the Americas beginning in 1823.
  • Andrew Jackson Elected President

    Andrew Jackson Elected President
    Andrew Jackson rose to national prominence as Major General in the War of 1812. He successfully led American forces in several battles during his career, most prominently in the Battle of New Orleans. Andrew Jackson became the seventh President of the United States in 1829 and served for two terms till 1837.
  • Nat Turner Rebellion

    Nat Turner Rebellion
    Nat Turner's Rebellion (also known as the Southampton Insurrection) was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, in August 1831, led by Nat Turner.