Chapter 11

pg.322-347

USA

1807

08/17/1807 - 08/20/1807

Robert Fulton launches a steamboat on the Hudson River.

1808

08/29/1808

Congress bans the African slave trade.

1812

06/18/1812 - 02/18/1815

War of 1812 disrupts U.S. shipping.

1813

1813

Weaving factory built in Waltham, Massachusetts.

1820

1820

Missouri Compromise balances number of slave and free states.

1823

1823

Monroe Doctrine issued.

1825

1825

Erie Canal completed.

1831

1831

Nat Turner leads slave rebellion in Virginia.

1833

1833

Slavery is abolished in British Empire.

1844

1844

Telegraph line connects Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.

World

1804

01/01/1804

Haiti wins independence from France.

1815

1815

Napoleon defeated at Waterloo.

1821

1821

Peru and Mexico gain independence from Spain.

1825

1825

First public railroad operates in England.

1839

1839

Louis Daguerre is recognized for his photographic process.