mission 1 CMA

  • Sep 1, 1494


    Finding gold created an incentive for many explorers to return to the New World and eventually led Europeans to create colonial settlements.Economic opportunities, religious freedom, and adventure attracted Europeans to the New World and led to settlements along the eastern seaboard. The geography of the regions settled strongly influenced colonial development. The colonization of the New world was important because it opend the gate way to wat would become of our nation toaday.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    in 1777 the continental congress made the articlse of confederation, this was designed to give the state most of the power.the articles had several flaws that was noticed early on.not being able to raise taxes to pay the dedts from the revolutionary war the government printed more money wich led to a wild inflation and depression. Despite all of the problems under the Articles of Confederation, it was not without success.
  • Federalist No.9

    Federalist No.9
    Alexander Halmington states that republicanism is not a peaceful form of government. He also states that the confederation is too large in large in land. Meaning that there were to many states, each with there own set of rules to be able to govern them all at once. This writing is important because it was the first time someone wrote about being governed by the same rules that were fair and just also hinting for a new type of government.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    Congress adopted the first ten amendments to the Constitution in 1791, which are collectively known as the Bill of Rights. The bill of rights stated the certain rights and freedom that citizens have. For example, freedom of speech and rights to bear arms. This is important because citizen's rights were made into written laws.
  • Transcendentalism and Romanticism

    Transcendentalism and Romanticism
    Transcendentalism was the belief that you should draw inspiration from yourself instead of reason and tradition.the romantic movement left logic behind in the Age of Reason and emphasized their feelings and natural instincts. This was an important vent because it changed way people viewed the world and it showed a more insightful society.
  • The trails of tears

    The trails of tears
    In 1831, the u.s began to move these tribes along one of several routes to two forts located in Indian Territory. The indian Removal Act of 1830 stated that lands designated as "Indian Territory" west of the Mississippi River would be exchanged for Native American lands east of the Mississippi River. This event was important because it started the friction between the u.s and the natives and from there rised the indian wars.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    A Journalist named John O'Sullivan published an article related to the arguement between the US and Britain over the Oregon Territory."manifest Destiny has embodied the belief that America has the God-given right to expand. Americans believed that they were brought to North America to spread the ideals of liberty and democracy" this event was important because it shows motivation most of the settlers felt at time about expansion.
  • Gold rush

    Gold rush
    James Wilson Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill. This caused people, near and far to come to california in search of gold themselves. The discovery then spread to the rest of the United States and other nations in 1849. This caused many peopleto migrate to the United states, thus increasing the population.
  • the temperance movement

    the temperance movement
    The temperance was an american movement that began in the mid-1800s to prohibit the manufacture and consumption of all alcoholic beverages. It was made by religious leader that said drinking alcohol was a sin and caused most of the problemss in society. This was an important event because it banned alchol in many states.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    The Homestead Act opened up 80 million acres of land in the western territories for settlement. The act said that any citizen of the United States could claim a certain area of land for farming.This was an important event because it allowed a new way of income and independent farming.