Western Timeline

  • Daniel Boone (Kentucky)

    He is the Founder of Kentucky and is a hunter and a fisher
  • Eli Whitney Invented Cotton Gin

    He was known to make cotton for the Americans which is essential.
  • Marcus and Narcissa Whitman

    They had a very important role in the western parts of the state in which they lived
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    It was controlled by the French and it was used to sell goods
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    They explored a new land and to discover its meaning and purpose
  • The War Of 1812

    The War was caused by the amount of trade and goods.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Americans were allowed to spread throughout the land
  • John Fremont (California)

    He was known to be a soldier and a very important American trader.
  • Indian Removal/Trail Of Tears

    Many Indians suffered or died from diseases caused by Europeans
  • Texas Revolution

    Many wars and tragic events occured during this time.
  • The Oregon Trail

    It had an important role for traders and for goods to be sold
  • The Donner Party

    It was one of the most tragic events to ever take place. Many died of starvation.
  • The Mexican War

    A war between the United States and the Mexican states
  • The California Gold Rush

    Many Americans were able to find gold
  • The Battle of Little Bighorn

    One of the most deadliest wars ever fought in the US.
  • The Massacre at Wounded Knee

    Many Americans lost many soldiers during this war.