Technology Project 1800-1876

  • The Ordinance of 1787 and Slavery in 1800

    The Ordinance of 1787 and Slavery in 1800
    The Northwest territory had passed the Ordinance of 1787 to ban slavery in the region. Thomas Jefferson proposed that all slavery be abolished, but it did not pass due to one vote.
  • Thomas Jefferson is President

    Thomas Jefferson is President
    Thomas Jefferson wa selected the third president of the United States. He won against current president John Adams by eight votes.
  • The Louisiana Territory

    The Louisiana Territory
    Thomas Jefferson doubles the size of the U.S. by buying the Louisiana Territory for $15 million.
  • The National Road

    The National Road
    The National Road the first federally funded highway that ran between Cumberland, Maryland to Ohio. The road was completed in 1837.
  • James Madison is President

    James Madison is President
    James Madison becomes the 4th president of the United Staes beating his opponent, Charles C. Pinckney.
  • The Cause of The War of 1812

    The Cause of The War of 1812
    4,000 sailors from America were seized by British forces. This caused the trade between America and Britain stop.
  • The Battle of Tippecanoe Ends

    The Battle of Tippecanoe Ends
    Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa, leaders of the Indians, were defeated by William Henry Harrison officially ending the battle of Tippecanoe.
  • The War of 1812

    The War of 1812
    The first naval battle goes in the Americans favor, but three days later the tides turn when the British capture Fort Detroit. In August, the U.S. would have another victory when they destroyed the British frigate Guerriere.
  • The Battle of Stoney Creek

    The Battle of Stoney Creek
    Despite having such a large number of people, the Americans lose against the British under the instruction of John Vincent at the Battle of Stoney Creek.
  • The Battle of Lake Erie

    The Battle of Lake Erie
    The Americans won against the British Captain Robert Barclay, allowing the Americans to take over the Northwest region. This battle is one of many other battles in the War of 1812.
  • Star Spangled Banner

    Star Spangled Banner
    Francis Scott Key wrote the words of the Star-Spangled Banner during the twenty-five-hour bombardment of Fort McHenry
  • The Treaty of Ghent

    The Treaty of Ghent
    The American and British governments sign the peace treaty to end the War of 1812.
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    The Democratic Party Assembly

    The Democrats believed that the government held too much power, so they created their own voting-based party where the people have more power. Martin Van Burin was the main man to start the party.
  • Joseph Smith

    Joseph Smith
    Joseph Smith claimed to have been visited by an angel who told him to build his own church and to take out certain chapters of the Bible. This led to him creating the first Mormon church in Fayette, New York.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Trail of Tears was the forced migration of the American Indians who were forced to move North due to the Manifest Destiny. The goal of the AMerican colonists was to move west inro the Indians land to gain more wealth. In the end, 75% of the Indians who moved did not make it through the journey.
  • The Whig Party Assembles

    The Whig Party Assembles
    The Whig's hold their first convention to present their ideas to the people. Henery Clay was the founding member who established the ideals and morals like protective tariff, federal subsidies for the construction of infrastructure, and support for a national bank.
  • The San Jacinto Battle

    The San Jacinto Battle
    Sam Houston and Santa Ana took their troops along the San Jacinto River to fight each other due to the issue of Texas' independence. In the end, Texas came out on top.
  • The Cherokee Tribe Moves

    The Cherokee Tribe Moves
    When gold is found on their land in Georgia, they are forced to ceded their land due to the government's threats.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

    Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
    Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote and published her book 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' from her own perspective of how she was treated in her time of slavery. She goes into detail of the rape, abuse, and treatment of her and her friends.
  • The Republican Party

    The Republican Party
    The republican party was a strong anti-slavery party who was started by multiple people. The most known founder being Abraham Lincoln.
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act

    The Kansas-Nebraska Act
    The Kansas-Nebraska Act becomes law. It allows the choice of slavery to be put up to the people. President Franklin Pierce who was the fourteenth president passed this law.
  • Abraham Lincoln Becomes President

    Abraham Lincoln Becomes President
    In the 1860 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln and George B. Mclellan run against each other. The outcome turns out to have Abrham Lincoln on top with 180 votes.
  • The First Battle of Bull Run

    The First Battle of Bull Run
    This battle was between the Union and the Confederates. The overwhelming success of the confederates left the union to have to majorly regather and strategize a new plan.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    For 36 hours, the fort in Charleston, South Carolina was bombarded by confederates in response to the argument on slavery.
  • The Battle of Shiloh

    The Battle of Shiloh
    Noted as one of the bloodiest battles in American history, the Battle of Shiloh took 1754 lives. General Grant and his troops made the confederates surrender gaining Fort Donelson.
  • The Civil Rights Act

    The Civil Rights Act
    This act protects the lives of African Americans, and it allows them to be full people in the United States.
  • The Battle of Gettysberg

    The Battle of Gettysberg
    This battle is the bloodiest battle in American history with 51,000 deaths. The Union came out on top with the major win of this battle.
  • Appomattox

    Appomattox
    This is the last battle of the Civil War. Lee surrendered his 27,000-man army to Grant at Appomattox court house, Virginia officially ending the four-year long Civil War.
  • The First Zoo

    The First Zoo
    In Fairmount Park, Philadelphia the first zoo opens up in America allowing people to see animals that typically never seen in their life time.
  • American Indians

    American Indians
    After all of the acts and bills placed upon the American Indians, another is given to them that protects them from extinction. Through reservations and laws in the Western parts of the U.S., the Native Americans were protected.