APUSH Test 2

1800-1860 Because the Civil War and Reconstruction are a whole beast to themselves

Events

Jefferson POTUS

1800

Embargo of 1807

1807

Banned foreign trade
Created domestic industrialization

Madison POTUS

1809

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Battle of New Orleans

1815

Jackson won and became a war hero

Jacksonian Democracy

Corrupt Bargain

1824

John Adams becomes president over Jackson due to combining his electoral votes with Henry Clay

Tariff of 1828

May 19, 1828

designed to protect industry in the North but made the South angry
aka Tariff of Abominations

Andrew Jackson POTUS

1829

Petticoat Affair

1830

Indian Removal Act

May 28, 1830

Nullification Crisis

1832 - 1833

Calhoun proposed that states could nullify laws if they did not please a concurrent majority. Stopped by the Compromise Tariff of 1833

Second Bank of US

1832

When the first Natl. Bank expired
Hoped to stabilize the economy and calm the Panic of 1819
Jackson thought it was a tool of the elite; He vetoed it

Whig Party formed

1834

Extended Recession

1837

Harrison elected POTUS

1840

log cabin campaign

Antebellum Idealism and Reform Impulses

American Temperance Society

1827

No alcohol

All-American Prophet!

1830

Joseph Smith forms the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormonism)

Nat Turner's Rebellion

1831

Anti-Slavery Society

1833

Still racist though
"Recolonization"

Self-Reliance

1841

Damn Ralph Waldo Emerson
Struck a chord with the dissatisfied literate
Inspired David Thoreau (Civil Disobedience), Margaret Fuller, and Walt Whitman

Brook Farm

1841

Secular utopia

American Medical Association

1847

eat your fruits and veggies; take baths; no alcohol, meat, or spice

Seneca Falls Convention

1848

Women's rights

Oneida Community

1848

intercourse= spiritual power
"complex marriages"

Walden; or Life in the Woods

1854

David Thoreau
An argument for disobedience to an unjust state.

NE prohibits alcohol

1855

temperence

Industrial Transformation in the North

Cotton Gin

1793

Eli Whitney

Steamboat Invented

1807

Robert Fulton

Boston Manufacturing Company created

1813

Depression and Bank Panic

1819

Erie Canal

1825

Mechanical Reaper

1831

McCormick

Mohawk and Hudson Railroad

1831

Telegraph

1838

Samuel Morse

American Museum

1841

P. T Barnum in NYC

The Antebellum South

Cotton is King

Foreign Slave Trade Banned

1807

only increased domestic trade
smuggling still happened

Deslondes Slave Revolt

1811

Louisiana

Nat Turner's Rebellion

1831

Texas Annexed

1845

Disquisition on Government

1850

Calhoun

Uncle Tom's Cabin

1852

Ostend Manifesto

1854

if Spain didn't give up Cuba, the US would take action

Slavery in Nicaragua

1855

William Walker conquers and takes over Nicaragua
Quick route from the Caribbean to the Pacific

Westward Expansion

Lousiana Purchase

1803

Corps of Discovery

1804 - 1806

Lewis and Clark

Florida annexed

1819

Missouri Compromise

1820

made Missouri a slave state while Maine was free

Liberty Party

1840

Polk POTUS

1845

Texas annexed

1845

Oregon Treaty

1846

from Britain

Mexican American War

April 1846 - February 1848

Mexican Cession

1848

added new territory to the US

Gold Rush

1849

Taylor POTUS

March 1849 - July 1850

Compromise of 1850

September 1850

California was free; popular sovereignty would decide N. Mexico and Utah; slave trade was banned in DC; Fugitive Slave Act; created a border between Mexico and Texas

The 1850s

Kansas- Nebraska Act

1854 - 1855

Bleeding Kansas

1854 - 1861

Preston Brooks and Charles Sumner

May 1856

Sumner was attacked and caned by Brooks

Dred Scott Decision

1857

African-Americans were not citizens

Lincoln-Douglass Debates

1858

Harper's Ferry

1859

Lincoln

1860