United States History 1788 - 1816

Timeline created by ColinCK
In History
  • Constitution is ratified

    Constitution is ratified
  • George Washington was elected the first president

    George Washington was elected the first president
  • The Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion
  • Bill of right ratified

    Bill of right ratified
  • Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin

     Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin
  • John Adams is elected president

    John Adams is elected president
  • Thomas Jefferson is elected president president

     Thomas Jefferson is elected president president
  • The purchase of the Louisiana Territory

    The purchase of the Louisiana Territory
  • Lewis and Clark expedition

    Lewis and Clark expedition
  • The Embargo Act

    The Embargo Act
  • The War of 1812 begins

    The War of 1812 begins