Important Events 1800-1825

Timeline created by diadijah
In History
  • Period: to


  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson was elected president on Fenuary 17,1801. Jefferson served an eight year Term from 1801-1809.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Jefferson did not want to risk the chance of allowing Napolean Bonparte to aquire territory in the Americas. He sent political ally, Robert Livingston, to negotiate an offer. He accepted the price of $15 million. He signed the Louisiana Purchase Treaty on April 30, 1803. On July 4, 1803, the treaty reached Washington, D.C..
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    The Lewis and Clark expedition began on May 14, 1804 when the Corps of Discovery left Camp Wood River in Illinois.Their objectives were both scientific and commercial – to study the area's plants, animal life, and geography, and to learn how the region could be exploited economically
  • Napolean's Reign and Demise

    Napoleon crowned himself Emperor Napoleon I on 2 December 1804 at Notre Dame de Paris. He sold Lousiana to America for a great price, $15 million. He was responsible fo rthe Napoleanic Wars.
  • Slave Importation is Prohibited

    The Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves of 1807 (2 Stat. 426, enacted March 2, 1807) is a United States federal law that stated that no new slaves were permitted to be imported into the United States. It took effect in 1808, the earliest date permitted by the United States Constitution.
  • The War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States and those of the British Empire. The war ended in 1815.
  • James Monroe Elected President

    James Monroe, in eieght years, not only signed the Missouri compromise, but also started the Monroe Doctrine.
  • Treaty of 1818

    The Treaty of 1818 resolved standing boundary issues between the USA and UK, and allowed for joint occupation and settlement of the Oregon Country,
  • The Missouri Compromise

    On this day in 1820, President James Monroe signs the Missouri Compromise, also known as the Compromise Bill of 1820, into law.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in President James Monroe's seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, 1823. The European powers, according to Monroe, were obligated to respect the Western Hemisphere as the United States' sphere of interest.