us in the 1800s

  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The greatest real estate deal in history.
    The United States bought Louisiana from France
    They United States bout Louisiana for $15 million
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    The first American expedition to cross the Western portion of the United States.
    It happened after the Louisiana Purchase
  • Jefferson Davis

    Jefferson Davis
    He was an American statesman and leader of the the Confederacy during the American Civil War. He graduated from West Point and fought in the Mexican-American War.
  • andrew johnson

    andrew johnson
    17th presedant of the united states. Serving from 1865 to 1869. Born in 1808 and died in 1875
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    They started making the Erie Canal in 1808
    Finished it on July 4,1817
    The canal connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario
  • William T. Sherman

    William T. Sherman
    William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator and an author. He served as a General in the Union Army
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress.
    It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30′ north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    Warned European powersnotto enterfere with the Western Hemisphere.
    President James Monroe came up with the Monroe Doctrine
  • Stonewall Jackson

    Stonewall Jackson
    Stonwall Jackson was a Confederate General during the American Civil War. He got shot in the arm during the CivilWar and lost his arm due to amputation.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    In Charleston South Carolina
    Battle that help start the American Civil War
    It was a battle between the North and the South
  • Antietam

    First major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union territory. 22,717 people died woundedor lost in this battle. The battle was between the North and South.
  • Vicksburg

    Between the Union and Confederacy. The Union crossed the Mississippi river and pushed the Confederacy back. The Union Army surrounded the Confederacy and the Confederacy surrendered on July 4th. This was the turning point of the American Civil War.
  • Gettysburg

    Gettysburg is In Pennsylvania. Most casulties in the American Civil War. The Confederacy attacked the Union but the Union beat them
  • Battle for Atlanta

    Battle for Atlanta
    Fought just Southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Another Battle in the American Civil War. General James B. McPherson was killed during the Battle for Atlanta. The Union took over Atlanta from the Confederacy.
  • 13 Amendment

    13 Amendment
    The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, by the House on January 31, 1865, and adopted on December 6, 1865. On December 18, Secretary of State William H. Seward proclaimed it to have been adopted. It was the first of the three Reconstruction Amendments adopted after the American Civil War.
  • 14 amendment

    14 amendment
    The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments. Its Citizenship Clause provides a broad definition of citizenship, overruling the Supreme Court's decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857), which had held that people of African descent could not be citizens of the United States.
  • jim crow

    jim crow
    The Jim Crow laws were state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965. They mandated de jure racial segregation in all public facilities in Southern states of the former Confederacy, with, starting in 1890, a "separate but equal" status for African Americans. The separation in practice led to conditions for African Americans that tended to be inferior to those provided for white Americans, systematizing a number of economic, educational and social disadvantages. De jure
  • compromise of 1877

    compromise of 1877
    Known as the great betrayal. refers to the deal between the democrats and republicans. Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was elected presedant in exchange for removing troops from southern states.
  • john d. rockefeller

    john d. rockefeller
    John Davison Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He founded of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust.
  • Sitting Bull

    Sitting Bull
    Sitting Bullalso nicknamed Slon-he or "Slow"; c. 1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. He was killed by Indian agency police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest him at a time when authorities feared that he would join the Ghost Dance movement.
  • Samuel Gompers

    Samuel Gompers
    Samuel Gompers was an English-born American cigar maker who became a labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history. Gompers founded the American Federation of Labor, and served as the organization's president from 1886 to 1894 and from 1895 until his death in 1924. He promoted harmony among the different craft unions that comprised the AFL, trying to minimize jurisdictional battles.
  • American Federation of Labor

    American Federation of Labor
    The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was one of the first federations of labor unions in the United States. It was founded in Columbus, Ohio in May 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association. Samuel Gompers of the Cigar Makers' International Union was elected president of the Federation at its founding convention and was reelected every year except one until his death in 1924.
  • Wounded Knee

    Wounded Knee
    On the day before, a detachment of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment commanded by Major Samuel M. Whitside intercepted Spotted Elk's band of Miniconjou Lakota and 38 Hunkpapa Lakota near Porcupine Butte and escorted them five miles westward to Wounded Knee Creek, where they made camp.The remainder of the 7th Cavalry Regiment arrived, led by James W. Forsyth and surrounded the encampment supported by four Hotchkiss guns.On the morning of December 29,the troops went into the camp to disarm the Lakota
  • Ellis Island

    Ellis Island
    Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954.
  • 1894 Pullman Strick

    1894 Pullman Strick
    The Pullman Strike was a nationwide conflict in the summer of 1894 between the new American Railway Union (ARU) and railroads that occurred in the United States. It shut down much of the nation's freight and passenger traffic west of Detroit, Michigan. The conflict began in the town of Pullman, Illinois, on May 11 when nearly 4,000 employees of the Pullman Palace Car Company began a wildcat strike in response to recent reductions in wages.
  • Ida Tarbell

    Ida Tarbell
    Ida Minerva Tarbell (November 5, 1857 – January 6, 1944) was an American teacher, author and journalist. She was one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era. She wrote many notable magazine series and biographies. She is best known for her 1904 book The History of the Standard Oil Company.
  • plessy vs ferguson

    plessy vs ferguson
    is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities under the doctrine of "separate but equal
  • Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

    Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
    The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968).[1][2] Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the lives of immigrants in the United States. Many readers were most concerned with his exposure of practices in the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century, based on an investigation he did for a socialist newspaper.
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    know as the fourth prolific inventer. with over 1000 patents with his name.