American History 1800-1860

Event

Marbury v. Madison

1803

Louisiana Purchase

April 30, 1803

War of 1812

June 18, 1812 - December 24, 1814

Erie Canal constructed

July 4, 1817 - October 1825

Missouri Compromise

1820

Monroe Doctrine

1823

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

1830

Nullification crisis

1832 - 1833

Jackson vetoes recharter of the Bank of the United States (Bank War)

1832

Seneca Falls Convention

1848

Gold discovered in California

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

February 2, 1848

Compromise of 1850

1850

Gadsden Purchase

1853

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Person

John Marshall appointed chief justice

1801

Robert Fulton and Robert R. Livingston launch the first steamboat

1807

Andrew Jackson Inauguration

March 4, 1829

William Lloyd Garrison publishes Liberator

1831

Nat Turner leads a slave rebellion in Virginia

1831

Cyrus McCormick mechanical reaper

1834

Samuel F.B. Morse sends first telegraph message

1844

Frederick Douglass publishes autobiography

1845

Edgar Allen Poe publishes The Raven

1845

John L. O'Sullivan coins the term Manifest Destiny

1845

John Deere begins manufacturing steel plows

1847

Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin

1852

Dred Scott case ruling

March 6, 1857

Lincoln and Douglas Debates

August 1858 - October 1858

John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry

October 16, 1859