Early 19th century

Pre-Civil War

Romanticism (1800-1850)

1800 - 1850

Steamboat invented (1806)

1806

Lowell System (1814-1850)

1814 - 1850

American Colonization Society (1817)

1817

Era of Good Feelings (1817-1825)

1817 - 1825

Monroe's Goodwill Tour (1818)

1818

Panic of 1819

1819

Adam-Onis Treaty (1819)

1819

Missouri Compromise (1820)

1820

First Asylum built (1821)

1821

The Erie Canal (1821)

May 17, 1821

Election of 1824

1824

President of the "common man" (1829)

March 4, 1829

Trail of Tears (1830-1838)

1830 - 1838

The railroad invented (1830)

1830

The Removal Act (1830)

May 28, 1830

Turner Rebellion (1831)

1831

Election of 1836

1836

The Caroline Affair (1837-1842)

1837 - 1842

Brook Farm (1841)

1841

The telegraph invented (1844)

1844

Mexican War (1846-1848)

April 25, 1846 - February 2, 1848

California Gold Rush starts (1848)

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848)

February 2, 1848

Seneca Falls (1848)

July 19, 1848 - July 20, 1848

"Cottonocracy" begins (1850)

1850

Compromise of 1850

1850

Election of 1856

1856

Dred Scott Case (1857)

March 6, 1857