History of Events 1800-1850

  • John Adams

    John Adams
    John Admas is elected second president of the U.S
  • Inaugrated

    Adams is inaugurated as President also Jefferson is inaugurated as vice President of the United states and begins gathering information on rules of parliamentry practice.
  • Congress

    Congress passes which are known as the Alien and Sedition Act. These acts are passed in the middle of a quasi war with France.
  • Jefferson Leaves for Philadelphia

    Jefferson leaves Philadelphia for Monticello, arriving there on the 8th. Throughout the coming year he devots himself to Monticello's development. On his way to Philadelphia in November, he visits the new federal city, Washington, D.C., which he plays a key role in designing.
  • George Washington Dies

    George Washigton dies =(
  • Battery

    Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery
  • Capital Moved

    The U.S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington
  • Electors Meet

    December 3 Electors meet in their sates and cast votes for the next president of the United States. A tie vote between Jefferson and Aaron Burr does not become known till the end of the month.
  • Voting Opened

    February 11. The electors’ votes for presidents are officially opened and counted in Congress, which already knows that the vote is tied between Jefferson and Aaron Burr.
  • Elected

    On February 17, on the thirty-sixth ballot, Jefferson is elected president and Aaron Burr becomes vice president.
  • Funds

    Louisiana Purchase January 18. Jefferson asks Congress for funds for an expedition to explore the Mississippi river and beyond in search of a route to the pacific.
  • Treaty

    Robert Livingston ambassador to France and James Madison, special envoy, conclude a treaty of cession in Paris.
  • Up the Missouri River.

    The expedition led Meriwether Lewis and William Clark departs, moving up the Missouri River.
  • Alexander Hamilton Dies

    Alexander Hamilton dies after being shot the previous day by Vice President Aaron Burr in a duel at Weehawken, New Jersey.
  • Re-elected

    Jefferson is re-elected President. He receives the vote of all state electors except for those of Connecticut, Delaware, and two from Maryland. George Clinton is his Vice President
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Explorers Lewis and Clark and the "Corps of Discovery" begin several thosuand mile track nack to St. Louis, Missouri from their winter camp near the Pacific Ocean.
  • Nomination

    Jefferson nominates James Monroe and William Panicky as joint commissioners to Great Britain. British warships have been boarding and searching American ships and seizing.
  • Explore West

    The U.S. army have an expedition begening at Fort Belle Fountaine near St. Louis begins to explore the West.
  • Sacagawea

    The Lewis and Clark expediton to map the northwest United States ended. Benifits of the expedition Sacagawea, their female indian guide
  • Importation of Slaves

    Importation of Slaves
    Congress passes an act taht prohibits the importation of slaves into any ports withn the United States
  • Importation Outlawed

    The impotation of slaves was outlawed but beetween 1808-1860 more than 2,000 slaves were imported illegaly.
  • Industrial Coal

    Coal is first burned, in an experiment, as fuel.
  • James Madison

    James Madison is elected as the 4th President of the United States.
  • Illinois Territory

    The Illinois territory is created
  • Supreme Courts

    The supreme court of the United States rules that the power of the Fedral Government has more power than any individual state government.
  • Lamp

    Humphry Davy invents the first electric lamp. Makes home life easier for people with the money to buy one.
  • Black Baptist

    First black Baptist church is founded in Philadelphia
  • Construction

    Construction of the National Road begins at Cumberland, MD
  • War

    War of 1812 begins as U.S. declares war on Great Britain over issues of borders and trades. Indians under Tecumseh faught on British side.
  • Photograph

    Joseph Nicephore Niepece was the first person to take a photograph. He took the picture by setting up a machine called the camera obscura in teh window of his home in France. It took eight hours for the camera to take a picture which is why normally no one was smilling in the later yeaers pictures.
  • Locomotive/Train

    George Stephenson designs the first steam locomotive. Eventually makes travel over long distances much easier. Also alows large amounts of goods to be transported across land easier.
  • Humphry Davy Invents the Miner's Lamp

  • America Getting Involved

    America got involved in the industrial revolution because they need more jobs for people becasue so many people were coming in from imagration.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
  • Maine Becomes a State

  • Missouri Became a State

  • Balloon

    Michael Faraday invents the frist toy balloon.
  • Electromagnet

    William Sturgeon Invented the electromagnet.
  • Erie Canal is Finished

    Erie Canal is Finished
    The Erie Canal was completed helping western expansion and New York becoming a major port
  • Typewriter

    American, W.A. Burt Invents a typewriter. Alows papers and books to be written more efficiently.
  • Removal Act

    In the area that laied on the eastern side of the Mississippi there were many native americans. The 1830, Indian Removal Act was passed so that the U.S. President could force Native American people to move from their land.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was the process of relocating several Native American tribes from their homes. It was a very difficult journey for them and many died becasue of the journey with bad treatment or of different diseases
  • McCormick Reaper

    McCormick Reaper
    American, Cyrus McCormik invents the first commercially succesful reaper. Which reduces the amount labbor needed to harvest crops whoch made production increase
  • Corn Planter

    Henry Blair a corn planter, he is the second black person to recive a U.S. patent. Makes it far easier to plant one of the main crop of the midwest and northwest corn.
  • Photography

    Englsihmen, Henry Talbot invents calotype photography.
  • Wrench

    Solymon Merrick patents the wrench.
  • Texas Rebellion

    For many years there has been struggles between Mexicans and Americans in the Texas Region. This finnally erupted into a battle called the Texas Rebbellion.
  • Economic Panic

    Because of the economic panic, five yearsa of depresion hit the U.S.
  • William Henry Becomes President

    William Henry Becomes President
  • Oregon Trail Opens

    Oregon Trail Opens
  • Treaty of Wanghia

  • After the Texas Rebellion

    After the Texas Rebellion United States add Texas to their lands as a new state
  • Oregon

    The British and the American people had several disagreements over who should have Oregon Contry. Eventually they signed the Oregon Treatyy that defined which areas of the land would officialy belong to each party.
  • Mexicans Attack

    Mexicans Attack
    News of the Mexicans attacking the American troops &killing some reaches Washington. War's declared
  • Elias Howe Invents the Sewing Machine

    Elias Howe Invents the Sewing Machine
  • War Mexican and Americans

    With war still continuing beetween, the former's government offered the Mexican Cession and gave a part of their land to the United States in an attempt to make peace.
  • Wisconsin Becomes a State

  • Gold is discovered at Sutter's Mill in California.

    Gold is discovered at Sutter's Mill in California.
  • California Gold Rush

    With americans settlers newly transplanted in California, a wave of gold fever hit when a man called John Sutter accidently discovered nuggets of gold on his land.
  • California

    After Mexico officially gave up California became the newest state for the U.S.
  • Commodore Matthew Perry opens Japan to US trade.

  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act