Western Timeline By mallory2017 Nov 2, 1734 Daniel Boone (Kentucky) He is the Founder of Kentucky and is a hunter and a fisher Nov 2, 1765 Eli Whitney Invented Cotton Gin He was known to make cotton for the Americans which is essential. Nov 3, 1802 Marcus and Narcissa Whitman They had a very important role in the western parts of the state in which they lived Nov 2, 1803 The Louisiana Purchase It was controlled by the French and it was used to sell goods May 2, 1804 Lewis and Clark Expedition They explored a new land and to discover its meaning and purpose Nov 2, 1812 The War Of 1812 The War was caused by the amount of trade and goods. Nov 2, 1812 Manifest Destiny Americans were allowed to spread throughout the land Nov 3, 1813 John Fremont (California) He was known to be a soldier and a very important American trader. Nov 2, 1830 Indian Removal/Trail Of Tears Many Indians suffered or died from diseases caused by Europeans Nov 3, 1835 Texas Revolution Many wars and tragic events occured during this time. Nov 3, 1836 The Oregon Trail It had an important role for traders and for goods to be sold Nov 3, 1846 The Donner Party It was one of the most tragic events to ever take place. Many died of starvation. Nov 3, 1846 The Mexican War A war between the United States and the Mexican states Nov 3, 1848 The California Gold Rush Many Americans were able to find gold Nov 3, 1876 The Battle of Little Bighorn One of the most deadliest wars ever fought in the US. Nov 3, 1890 The Massacre at Wounded Knee Many Americans lost many soldiers during this war.