The U.S. history timeline 1800-1876

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In History
  • U.S. presidential election

    On October 31, 1800, solstice held a presidential election on December 3
  • The President and vice President take office

    Thomas Jefferson was elected President by the House of Representatives; Aaron Burr was elected vice president.
  • Ohio

    Ohio became the 17th state.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    The Americans spent 15 million dollars from the French on 2.14 million square kilometers of land
  • Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution

    Created the Electoral College
  • New Jersey abolished slavery

  • 1804 United States presidential election

    Thomas Jefferson was re-elected President; George Clinton was elected vice president.
  • Embargo Act of 1807

    The Us Congress imposed a trade embargo on all foreign countries
  • The charter of the First Bank of the United States expires

  • Louisiana

    Louisiana became the eighteenth state
  • War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was a battle between the United States and its Allies against Britain and Ireland and their Allies.
  • Burning of Washington

    British troops burned Down Washington, D.C., but were forced to return to Baltimore
  • Indiana

    Indiana became the 19th state
  • Second Bank of the United States

    The Second Bank of the United States, based on the First Bank of The United States, was chartered by President James Madison in 1816 and opened on January 7, 1817.
  • Mississippi

    Mississippi became the 20th state.
  • Illinois

    Illinois became the 21st state
  • Alabama

    Alabama became the 22nd state
  • Maine

    Maine became the 23rd state
  • Second Great Awakening

    The Second Great Awakening, which spread religion through revivals and emotional sermons, gave rise to many revolutionary movements. The revival was a key part of the movement, attracting hundreds of thousands of Protestants.
  • Oregon Trail

    Oregon Trail
    The Oregon Trail was laid by fur traders and trappers between about 1811 and 1840 and can only be crossed on foot or on horseback. By 1836, when Missouri's independent state organized its first immigrant wagons, a truck trail leading to Fort Hall, Idaho, had been cleared. The truck trail gradually moved westward until it reached Oregon's Willamette Valley. The Oregon Trail and its many branches are used by about 400,000 settlers, farmers, miners, ranchers, business owners, and their families..
  • Indian Removal Act

    President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Evacuation Act into law on May 28, 1830. This practice has been called a single act of systematic genocide because it has discriminated against a race in determining the mass death of a population.
  • Force Bill

    The Forces Bill expanded the powers of the President
  • Ordinance of Nullification

    The statute nullifying the customs duties of 1828 and 1832 in the state of South Carolina, since February 1, 1833.
  • Second Seminole War

    The second Seminole War was a conflict from 1835 to 1842 in Florida between various groups of Native Americans collectively.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Mexican troops defeated The Texas rebels at the Battle of the Alamo
  • Arkansas

    Arkansas became the 25th state.
  • Republic of Texas

    The United States recognizes Texas.
  • Panic of 1837

    The panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that triggered a severe depression that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices, and wages fell; Unemployment is rising, And pessimism abounds.
  • Michigan

    Michigan became the 26th state.
  • Trail of Tears

    Forced withdrawal from the Cherokee nation from the southeastern United States, resulting in more than 4,000 deaths in the Trail of tears.
  • Florida

    Florida became the 27th state
  • Texas

    Texas was annexed by the United States as the 28th state.
  • U.S. Mexican War

    The annexation of Texas and the purchase of California led to the intensification of conflicts between the United States and Mexico, which eventually led to the War between the United States and Mexico.
  • Iowa

    Iowa became the 29th state
  • Spot Resolutions

    Abraham Lincoln introduced himself to the world through "Live Resolutions" introducing the House of Representatives.
  • Wisconsin

    Wisconsin becomes the 30th state
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the Mexican-American war. This has led to the loss of much of Mexico's land.
  • California Gold Rush

    Gold!
  • California

    California became the 31st state
  • Compromise of 1850

    The compromise of 1850 was a package by the United States Congress after five separate ACTS in September 1850 was to resolve the political confrontation between slaves and the status of free states in the acquisition of territory in the Mexican-American War. It also set the western and northern borders of Texas and included provisions for fugitive slaves and the slave trade.
  • Fugitive slave laws in the United States

    The compromise of 1850 included a series of laws that allowed slavery in the New Territories and forced officials in the free States to hear slave owners who enslaved people without a jury.
  • Gunboat diplomacy

    The black ship navigation! The powerful US navy stimulated Japan and led to the Meiji Restoration that followed.
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford

    US 393 1857 declared that slaves and blacks from slaves were not citizens of the United States and could not be prosecuted
  • Transatlantic telegraph cable

  • Lincoln–Douglas debates

    The main issue discussed in the seven debates was slavery in the United States and in particular its future extension to New Territories.
  • Minnesota

    Minnesota became the 32nd state
  • Crittenden Compromise

    The Failure of the Crittenden Compromise eventually led to the American Civil War
  • South Carolina seceded from the Union

  • Mississippi secedes from the Union

  • Florida secedes from the Union

  • Alabama seceded from the Union

  • Georgia secedes from the Union

  • Louisiana secedes from the Union

  • Texas secedes from the Union

  • Lincoln became the 16th President;And Vice President Hamlin

  • American Civil War

    The Civil War broke out
  • Confederate States of America

    The separatist states formed the Confederate States of America
  • Robert E. Lee

    General Robert E. Lee was appointed commander of the army in northern Virginia
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads was the first battle between ironclad ships.
  • Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation.

    He called on the people to rebel for freedom
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    After the Union won, with 46,000 to 51,000 soldiers killed or wounded in three days of fighting, President Lincoln dedicated a memorial service at The Gettysburg National Cemetery to honor the fallen Union soldiers and redefined the purpose of the war in his historic Gettysburg Address.
  • Nevada

    Nevada became the 36th state
  • Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

    Slavery was outlawed permanently
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln was assassinated in Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth
  • The End of the Civil War

    The Civil War ended with the union winning
  • Alaska

    The United States bought Alaska from Russia.The purchase cost only $7.2 million, and after several administrative changes Alaska officially became the 49th state on January 3, 1959.
  • Nebraska

    Nebraska became the 37th state
  • Enforcement Acts

    Between 1870 and 1871 they were protected by criminal law African Americans' right to vote, to serve in public office, to serve on jurors, and to receive equal protection under the law
  • Great Chicago Fire

    The Great Chicago Fire destroyed much of central Chicago, killing about 300 people
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone Park created.
  • Amnesty Act

    Pardoned the separatists in the American Civil War
  • Specie Payment Resumption Act

    The country restored the gold standard by redeeming previously unsecured United States bonds and reversing the inflationary government policies introduced directly after the Civil War. The decision further squeezed the country's money supply and was blamed by critics for exacerbating the so-called "long Depression" that occurred in 1873.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1875

    The bill aims to "protect the civil and legal rights of all citizens," provide equal treatment in public places and on public transportation and prohibit their exclusion from juries.
  • Centennial Exposition

    The first official World's Fair was held in the United States to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the United States
  • Colorado

    Colorado became the 38th state