Western timeline

  • Eli Whitney invented cotton gin

    He applied for a patent of october 28,1793 and it was granted to him March 14 1794, but was not valid till 1807
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    Americans signed the treaty because they thought that Nepoleon may take away the offer and make it where they couldn't aquir Neworleans
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    First American expodition to cross what is now the western portion of the United States
  • The Oregon Trail

    2,200-mile trail served as a transportation route made 1811-1840
  • Daniel boone

    American pioneer
  • Indian Removal/Trail of Tears

    series of forced relocations
  • Texas Revolution

    It began when colonists in the Mexican provinence of Texas rebelled against the meican government.
  • Manifest Destiny

    It was first employed by Lohn L. O'Sullivan in an article on annnexetion published in july and august 1845 edition of the United States Magazine and Democratic review, which he edited.
  • The Donner Party

    American pioneers who set out to california in a wagon train. But things ket happening so it was delayed
  • The Mexican War

    Was faught for indapendence
  • The California Gold Rush

    Gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill
  • The Battle of Little Bighorn (Custer’s Last Stand)

    War with the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army.
  • The Massacre at Wounded Knee

    Last indian war of the 19th century it caused woman men and children to die
  • Marcus and Narcissa Whitman

    he started a mission to the Cayuse in what is now southeastern Washington state in 1836
  • John Fremont (in California)

    American military officer, explorer, and politician who became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party