Seamus Rooney - Social Studies - Timeline 1800-1860

Events

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Lewis & Clark

1806

Embargo Act Issued

1807

War of 1812 Begins

1812

Washington Burned by British

1814

Treaty of Ghent

1814

Lowell Factory Opens

1814

Battle of New Orleans

1815

Erie Canal Opens

1817

Adams-Onis Treaty

1819

Monroe Doctrine Issued

1820

Missouri Compromise Passed

1820

Eli Whitney Dies

1825

Indian Removal Act

1830

Battle of the Alamo

1836

Panic of 1837

1837

National Road Completed

1837

Trail of Tears

1838

Oregon Trail Opens

1842

US Annexes Texas

1845

Congress Declares War on Mexico

1846

Salt Lake City Founded by Mormons

1847

California Gold Rush Begins

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

1848

California Becomes a State

1850

Compromise of 1850

1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin Written

1852

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Bloody Kansas

1854

Dread Scott Case

1857

John Brown Attack on Harpers Ferry

1859

Abraham Lincoln Elected

11/6/1860

Presidential Terms

Thomas Jefferson

3/4/1801 - 3/4/1809

James Madison

3/4/1809 - 3/4/1817

James Monroe

3/4/1817 - 3/4/1825

John Q Adams

3/4/1825 - 3/4/1829

Andrew Jackson

3/4/1829 - 3/4/1837

Martin VanBuren

3/4/1837 - 3/4/1841

William H Harrison

3/4/1841 - 4/4/1841

John Tyler

4/4/1841 - 3/4/1845

James Polk

3/4/1845 - 3/4/1849

Zachary Taylor

3/4/1849 - 7/9/1850

Millard Filmore

7/9/1850 - 3/4/1853

Franklin Pierce

3/4/1853 - 3/4/1857

James Buchanan

3/4/1857 - 12/31/1860