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Technology Project #3 Timeline 1800-1900

By mrr#11
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was a deal that the United States made with France where they paid them fifteen million dollars for the whole Louisiana Territory (which a lot bigger than Louisiana today). This lead to the later creation of many states and the further exploration of the west.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was caused by contrasting intrests between the United States and the British Empire. The British would impress American sailors, which was another cause of the war. The war lasted for almost three years and fifteen thousand American soldiers died.
  • Erie Canal Created

    Erie Canal Created
    The Erie Canal is a 350 mile long water way that was created to quicken the trade in the Great Lakes area. It had a big part in the Market Revolution that increased trade in America
  • First American Railroad Line

    First American Railroad Line
    The first American long railroad line was completed in 1827. I began in maryland and also brought the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Company to being. This marked the beginning of the massive connection of railroads that would be created in the coming years. It made transportation so much easier.
  • Andrew Jackson Presidency

    Andrew Jackson Presidency
    Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. He was the founder of the Democratic Party. He served for two terms from 1829-1837
  • Mexican American War

    Mexican American War
    The war began because there was dispute on where the Mexico-Texas border was. After negotiations failed. President Polk sent troops to intimidate Mexico. The Mexicans attacked and killed several men which started the war. The war ended when the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed. This treaty gave the U.S. even more territory (modern day Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California, Texas, and Colorado area).
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidency

    Abraham Lincoln Presidency
    Abraham Lincoln was president during a very crucial time in American history. He was president during the Civil War. He led the Union to victory and served for one full term and part of another. He was assassinated on April 15, 1865 while at a play.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The Civil War is the deadliest war in American history. It began when Confederate Brigadier General P. G. T. Beauregard had his army attack Fort Sumter. It lasted until 1865 and ended with the emancipation of slavery in the United States.