Less than 40 of the most important events of leading up to the Civil War.
Granted the United States independence.
Led by farmer Daniel Shay in demand of paper money, tax relief, debts added...urgency movement of the constitution.
Written by James Madison...
First ten amendments in the Constitution, which are some of America's most cherished values and rights.
By Eli Whitney, made it easier for cotton to be sorted out. Increased slavery and textile industry.
The first John Marshall case. Establishes Judicial Review.
From France for $15 million and doubles the size of the union.
Invented by Robert Fulton. First major technological invention for transportation.
By Henry Clay. Decided Maine as free state and Missouri as slave state, no slavery above the 36"30" parallel line. Later diminished by the Compromise of 1850.
Helped link the East and West, developed by states.
Young, unmarried women given factory jobs for a few years time.
By Andrew Jackson...
Rise of slaves, led by Nat Turner. It was at night and killed 50/60 whites. 100+ slaves were executed including Nat Turner.
An anti-slavery newspaper by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison.
Andrew Jackson's policy to force Native Americans to relocate from their homeland to reservations out West.
By John C. Calhoun. The idea that any state can veto a law passed by the federal government in their state government.
Secretary of the State Board of Education in Massachusetts. Introduced public-school program for the nation.
America's worst depression yet. It was caused by Andrew Jackson's "Specie circular"
Personal investment of states and federal government.
By Samuel Morse, increased communication through the nation.
This was when it became popular. The idea that it is in God's will for America to expand all throughout the West of the continent.
Convention concerning women's rights. Included the revision of the Declaration of Independence to include women.
Rio Grande is U.S.- Mexico border, Mexico agrees to sell California
By Henry Clay and did the following: admitted California a free state, ended slave trade in District of Columbia, popular sovereignty to issue slavery question out west, created a new fugitive slave law, and settled Texas and New Mexico's boundary dispute.
By Harriet Breecher Stowe, shows the evils of slavery. The best selling novel of the 19th century.
By James Gadsen. Bought $10 million worth of a piece of land for the transcontinental railroad.
By Stephen Douglas. Decided that popular sovereignty would be used to answer the slave question in other new territories.
Railroad is completed. Crosses the nation from Northeast to the West in California.