• Independence

  • Ratification of Constitution

  • Louisiana Purchase

    The US bought the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Maine was admitted as a free state and Missouri was admitted as a slave state, but all of the other states north of Missouri weren't allowed to be slave states.
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion.

    A slave believed he was a prophet born to lead the African Americans out of slavery, but his rebellion only led to repercussions for the slaves.
  • Texas Independence

    Texas was unhappy with how little attention the Mexican government was giving them and how little they were doing to make the Americans follow their rules, so they seceded in hopes of controlling the Americans in their territory.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    The treaty that settled terms between the US and Mexico after the War
  • Compromise of 1850

    A series of laws and bills passed to keep both the slave and free states happy and on good terms.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dredd Scott tried to sue the governnment to be a free slave, but the court decided that African Americans had no standing in federal court so they can't bring a case up.