Timeline Project

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    Eli Whitney

    American Invintor
    Cottin Gin
    cuz yolo
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    manifest destiny

    idea that American settlers where destined to expand accross the Continent
    .....TOTES YOLOD
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    First Great Awakening
    The rationalist thinkers of the enligtenment critizized abolishment for violating the rights of man
  • luisiana purchase

    luisiana purchase
    US paid 15 million dollars for luisiana territory
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    lewis and clark

    first expedition accross the western US
    American presence in the territory
  • William Lloyed Garrison

    William Lloyed Garrison
    American Abolitionist, journalist and social roformer. Editor of abolitionist newspaper The Liberator
  • jefferson davis

    jefferson davis was president of the confereracy. he was born june 3rd 1808 and die december 6th 1889
  • elizabeth cady stanton

    elizabeth cady stanton
    American social activist, abolistionist, and leading figure of early womens rights. she definetely yolo
  • Missouri Compromise

    Bill passed by U.S. Congress to balance out the number of Free states and Slave states.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    Stated that Eurpoen Efforts to take North or South Americas would be taken as acts of aggression
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    reason for new york being an economic power
    1st transportation sysytem between eastern seaboard and western interior
  • nate turner

    nate turner
    African slave that led a slave rebellion in virginia
  • Nullification Crisis

    South Carolina's Ordinance of Nullification declared tahta the Tariff of 1828 was unconsitutional and therefore, did not apply to South Carolina. What they hoped would reduce the Tariff, only brought economic downfall. yolo
  • Grimke Sisters

    Sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimke were abolistionist and feminist activists in the mid to late 1800s. In 1839 the sisters edited American Slavery as It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses, a collection of testimonies written by people who noticed abuse in slavery. yolo
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Plan to ban slavery in the regions of Mexico set by a Democratic congressman, David Wilmot.
  • seneca falls conference

    seneca falls conference
    An influencial womens rights conference. Started the Womans Sufferage movement.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    It created new territories around Kansas and Nebraska for settlement in the 1800s. Popular Soverignty was incorperated and caused a stir. People argued whether Kansas was anti or pro slavery.
  • Dred Scott Case

    Also known as Scott vs Stanford. A slave, Dred Scott, asked for his freedom because his master resided in the State of Illinois where slavery had been banned.It was basically a debate whether blacks were ever classified as American citizens and should have rights of a normal citizen.
  • Ida Tarbell

    American teacher, author, and journalist
    Wrote rude things about John D. Rockefeller
  • John Brown's raid

    A white abolishionist, John Brown, attempted to give slaves weapons in order to revolt and seize "Harper's Ferry".
  • Lincoln

    Lincoln was the 16th president of the U.S. He preserved the Union. After giving the GettysBerg Address, Slavery was abolished. He was later assassinated.
  • Robert E. Lee

    Despite wanting to stay in the Union, Lee sided with Virginia when it pulled from the Union because he wanted to stay loyal to his home state. He fought as a confederate General in the Civil War, even after Lincoln had offered him a role as General of the Union.
  • William T. Sherman

    Sherman was a Union general for the Civil War. He pushed for a "Total war" against the confederates. He led the famous "Sherman March" and left the south in dust piles.
  • Stonewall Jackson

    Thomas Jonathan Jackson was another confederate general during the American Civil War. He served in events such as the Valley Campaign and the Battel of Chanslorville.
  • Stonewall Jackson

    Thomas Jonathan Jackson was another confederate general during the American Civil War. He served in events such as the Valley Campaign and the Battel of Chanslorville.
  • Uylsses S. Grant

    Once a general in the Civil War, he became the 18th president. He served 2 terms after destroying the Ku Klux Klan in 1871.
  • John D. Rockefeller

    founded Standard Oil Company
    World's richest man (at that time?)
    founded University of Chicago and Rockefeller University
  • Jim Crow

    separate but equal
    segregation of public schools, public places, and public transportation, and the segregation of restrooms, restaurants, and drinking fountains for whites and blacks.
  • Sitting Bull

    cheif of Lakota tribe
    fought against the 7th Cavalry and won

  • Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

    SUSPENDED Chinese immigration
  • Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

    SUSPENDED Chinese immigration
  • Samuel Gompers

    major labor union leader
    promoted peace among unions
  • American Federation of Labor

    first American labor union
    largest union in the US for the first half of the 20th century
  • Wounded Knee

    Remainder of 7th Cavalry disarm and kill around 300 Lakota
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    Ellis Island

  • Plessy vs Ferguson

    Homer Plessy arrested for sitting in a whites only railroad car
    the case went to the Supreme Court of Louisiana
    Plessy lost
  • 1894 Pullman strike

    railroad workers got grumpy and stopped working due to a decrease in pay
  • Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass
    american social reformer. After escaping from slavery he became a leader of the abolitionist movement
  • Upton Sinclair's The Jungle