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Presidents

Green - Federalist
Orange - Democratic-Republican
Yellow - Whig
Purple - National Union
Red - Republican
Blue - Democratic

George Washington

1789 - 1797

VP: John Adams

John Adams

1797 - 1801

VP: Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

1801 - 1809

VP: Aaron Burr, George Clinton

James Madison

1809 - 1817

VP: George Clinton, Elbridge Gerry

James Monroe

1817 - 1825

VP: Daniel Tompkins

John Quincy Adams

1825 - 1829

VP: John Calhoun

Andrew Jackson

1829 - 1837

VP: John Calhoun, Martin van Buren

Martin Van Buren

1837 - 1841

VP: Richard Johnson

John Tyler

1841 - 1845

VP: none

William H Harrison

1841

VP: John Tyler

(died in office)

James K Polk

1845 - 1849

VP: George Dallas

Zachary Taylor

1849 - 1850

VP: Millard Filmore

(died in office)

Millard Filmore

1850 - 1853

Franklin Pierce

1853 - 1857

VP: William King

James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

VP: John Breckinridge

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

VP: Hannibal Hamlin, Andrew Johnson

(died in office)

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Ulysses S Grant

1869 - 1877

VP: Schuyler Colfax

Rutherford Hayes

1877 - 1881

VP: William Wheeler

James Garfield

1881

VP: Chester Arthur

(died in office)

Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

VP: Thomas Hendriks

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

VP: Levi Morton

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

VP: Adlai Stevenson

William McKinley

1897 - 1901

VP: Garret Hobart, Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

VP: Charles Fairbanks

William Taft

1909 - 1913

VP: James Sherman

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

VP: Thomas Marshall

Warren Harding

1921 - 1923

VP: Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

VP: Charles Dawes

Herbert C Hoover

1929 - 1933

VP: Charles Curtis

Franklin D Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

VP: John Garner, Henry Wallace, Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman

1945 - 1953

VP: Alben Barkley

Dwight D Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

VP: Richard M Nixon

John F Kennedy

1961 - 1963

VP: Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon Johnson

1963 - 1969

VP: Hubert Humphrey

Richard M Nixon

1969 - 1974

VP: Gerald R Ford

Gerald R Ford

1974 - 1977

VP: Nelson Rockefeller

James Earl 'Jimmy' Carter

1977 - 1981

VP: Walter Mondale

Ronald W Reagan

1981 - 1989

VP: George H W Bush

George H W Bush

1989 - 1993

VP: James Danforth Quayle

Bill Clinton

1993 - 2001

VP: Al Gore

George W Bush

2001 - 2009

VP: Richard Cheney

Barack Obama

2009 - 2014

VP: Joseph Biden

(still in office)

Wars

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

Indian Wars on the Great Plains

1830 - 1890

Texas War for Independence

1835 - 1836

Seminole War

1835 - 1842

Indian War:
Seminole Indians in FL refused to relocate.

Mexican War

1846 - 1848

Civil War

1861 - 1865

textbook chapter 14

Spanish American War

1898

Philippine-American Stuggle

1898 - 1902

World War 1

1914 - 1917

World War 2

1941 - 1945

Cold War

1945 - 1991

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1959 - 1975

Persian Gulf Wars

1991

Foreign Affairs/Relations

Green-UK Blue-France Red-Spanish Orange-Asia LightBlue-Treaties Purple-Acts

Occupation by Spanish Crown

1492 - 1833

Christopher Columbus finds the Americas

1492

Occupation by French

1541 - 1688

Occupation by British Imperial Powers

1607 - 1775

First Settlement: Jamestown, VA

Treaty of Paris

1783

Britain recognizes American independence

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

Against Britain and France, during the Napoleonic Wars. To support neutrality.

Treaty of Ghent

1814

To end the War of 1812. Improved relations between America and Britain. (textbook page 213)

Treaty of Guadalupe Hildalgo

1848

ended the Mexican War

Treaty of Paris

1898

cedes Puerto Rico, Philippines, and others to the USA

recognizes Cuba as independent

"Open Door" notes

1899

to do with China, and how all the major world powers wanted some influence and power there. this was to settle the dispute

Boxer Rebellion

1900

in China, of Chinese against foreigners

Legislation

Purple - Acts

Currency Act

1764

Stopped colonial assemblies to stop issuing paper money.

Sugar Act

1764

To stop illegal sugar trade with French and Spanish colonies.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

Tax an most paper documents:
- newspaper
- almanacs
- pamphlets
- deeds
- wills
- etc.

Repealed after one year. Guess people didn't like it too much...

Mutiny Act

1765

Required colonists to provide living situations and supplies to British troops in America.

Tea Act

1773

Excused companies from paying the navigation tax on imports that colonialists still had to pay.

Intolerable Acts

1774

Also called Coercive Acts.

  1. closed the port of Boston
  2. reduced self-government
  3. allowed British officers to be tried in other colonies/England rather than where they committed the crime
  4. allowed British officers to take residence in colonists' barns and empty houses

Declaration of Indepence

1776

Constitution Ratifyed

1788

by all states

Bill of Rights

1789

adopted by Congress

Judiciary Act of 1789

1789

to establish a Congress

Alien and Sedition Acts

1798

Made it harder for foreigners to become American citizens

Judiciary Act of 1801

1801

changed the number of federal and Supreme Court justices

Indian Removal Act

1830

Treaties to move the Indians westward in order for Americans to expand.

Independent Treasury Act

1840

Webster-Ashburton Treaty

1842

established a border between USA and Canada

Unions and strikes declared legal

1842

Massachusetts Supreme Court
Commonwealth VS Hunt

Comprimise of 1850

1850

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Homestead Act

1862

Thirteenth Amendment

1865

Abolishing slavery

Acts to restrict presidential power

1867

Tenure of Office Act
Command of the Army Act

Fourteenth Amendment

1869

Granted all native born adult males citizenship rights

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Dawes Severalty Act

1887

gradual elimination of tribal ownership of land, and given to white families

Burke Act

1906

to speed assimilation of tribes

Meat Inspection Act

1906

Seventeenth Amendment

1913

established direct voting of Senators by the electorate

Eighteenth Amendment

1919

Prohibition of alcohol.

Repealed in 1933

Nineteenth Amendment

1920

Forbids states from barring anyone to the right to vote on basis of their sex

Social Developments

Purple- civil unrest Yellow- immigration Orange- Religion Green- industry Red- economy Blue- slavery Pink- womens rights LightBlue - labour unions

Jamestown founded

1607

Plymouth Found

1620

Slave Trade

1675 - 1700

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Bacon's Rebellion

1676

French Immigration increases

1685

Due to Edict of Nantes being revoked (the Edict allowed French Huguenots to live peacefully in France with the Catholics).

Salem Witch Trials

1692

First Great Awakening

1735 - 1745

Began in Massachusetts

Stono Slave Rebellion

1739

"about 100 Africans rose up, seized weapons, killed several whites, and attempted to escape south to Florida. Whites quickly crushed the uprising and executed most participants." Textbook, pg 86

Boston Massacre

1770

Colonialists provoked British Officers, resulting in five dead and more injured.
Created tension that fuelled the Revolution.

Boston Tea Party

1773

Slavery abolished in Pennsylvania

1780

Slavery abolished in Massachusetts

1783

Shays's Rebellion

1786 - 1787

Against collection of debts. For paper money, tax relief, moratorium on debts, relocation of the state capital, abolition of imprisonment of debt.

Textile Mill invented

1790

by Samuel Slater

Second Great Awakening

1790 - 1840

Cotton gin invented

1793

by Eli Whitney

Whiskey Rebellion

1794

Pennsylvania

In response to the Whiskey Act

Importation of slaves to America banned

1808

Railroads begin to be built

1830

Ohio and Baltimore

Immigration from southern Ireland

1830

influx of Catholics

Nullification Crisis

1832

Nullified the Tariff of Abominations (protected industries in the North that were being driven out of business by low-priced imported goods by taxing them, but upset the South)

Lowell mills strike

1834

by women workers

First national craft unions founded

1835

1830s

Panic of 1837

1837 - 1842

Financial crisis

Textbook page 252

Joseph Smith killed

1844

Irish immigration increases

1845

due to Irish Potato Famine

Rotary press invented

1846

Made printing newspapers, etc. easier and faster

German immigration increases

1848

After failed German revolution

Seneca Falls

1848

First women's right convention

Gold Rush

1848 - 1874

begins in California, then Colorado, then Dakota Territory

"Concentration" policy

1851

for Native American tribes; each was assigned to it's own reservation by the federal government

Bleeding Kansas

1855

Central Park opened

1859

National Labor Union founded

1866

by William H Sylvis

Transatlantic cable laid

1866

First transcontinental railroad completed

1869

Union Pacific

Knights of Labor

1869

Standard Oil founded

1870

John D Rockefeller

"Great Fires" in Chicago and Boston

1871

Silver as coinage discontinued

1873

Carnegie Steel founded

1873

Battle of Little Bighorn

1876

tribal warriors VS Custer.
Indians won, killing entire regiment

Telephone invented

1876

by Alexander Graham Bell

Railroad strike

1877

when eastern railroads announced a 10% wage cut
Strikers were violent, destroyed property, rioted, etc. State militia was called in.

Electric lightbulb invented

1879

by Thomas Edison

American Federation of Labor founded

1881

Brooklyn Bridge opened

1883

New York

First Scyscraper

1884

in Chicago

Hull House

1889

in Chicago; started by Jane Addams; in response to crowded immigrant neighborhoods

Wounded Knee, South Dakota

1890

Seventh Calvary tried to remove Indians from they land, fighting broke out, a massacre of Indians ensued

Homestead Strike

1892

Pullman Strike

1894

Immigration Restriction League founded

1894

Coney Island opens

1895

first amusement park

First Flight

1903

in Kitty Hawk, NC by the Wright brothers

NAACP founded

1905

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. founded by Du Bois.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

1911

146 workers died inside because of the conditions in the factory meant they couldn't get out
Prompted investigation into factory conditions

Literature and Art

Blue- Literature
Red- Art

Common Sense - Thomas Paine

1776

Book of Mormon - Joseph Smith

1830

Liberator - William Lloyd Garrison

1831

Moby Dick - Herman Malville

1851

Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe

1852

textbook page 342

Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain

1885

The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane

1895

The Awakening - Kate Chopin

1899

The Jungle - Upton Sinclair

1906

Politics

People's Party formed

1892

Progressive Party formed

1912

"bull-moose"
formed by Roosevelt