Annotated Time Line 1700's - 1866

Main

First Shaker communities formed

1700

Industrial Rev. begins in GB

1750

Samuel Slater builds first U.S textile factory

1791

Cotton Gin

1793

Created by Eli Whitney, also in 1798 Whitney develops interchangable parts for muskets

The Age of Reason

1794

Published by thomas Paine

Universoty of North Carolina

1795

Second Great Awakening

1800

First Steamboat

1807

Robert Fulton

Embargo spurs American manufaturing

1807

Cumberland Road Construction

1811 - 1852

Erie Canal Construction

1817 - 1825

University of Virginia

1819

founded by jefferson

The Spy

1821

Cooper publishes first successful novel

Troy Female Seminary

1821

Emma Williard

New Harmony commune est.

1825

American Temparance

1826

First Railroad in United States

1828

Dictionary

1828

Noah Webster

American Peace Society

1828

Joseph Smithe Founds Mormon Church

1830

also Godey's Lady's Book

Mechanical Mower Reaper

1830

Cyrus McCorminck invinted.

Revivals in EASTERN CITY

1830 - 1831

(fINNEY)

Anti-Catholic Riot

1834

Held in Boston

Lyceum Movement flourishes

1835

Mount Holyoke

1837

Steel Plow

1837

John Deere

The american Scholar

1837

Female Student Admitted into Oberlin College

1837

Establishment of ten hour day for Fed. emp.

1840

President Van Buren

Brooke Farm commune

1841

Mass. Declares labor unions legal

1842

in Common wealth v .Hunt

Era of clipper ships

1843 - 1868

Anti-Catholic Riot

1844

Philly.

Telagraph

1844

invented by Samuel Morse

Potatoe Famine

1845 - 1849

Ireland

Sewing Machine

1846

Invented by Elias Howe

Mormon migrathion to Utah

1846 - 1847

Seneca Women's Rights Conv.

1848

Oneida Comm. Est. as well

1st General Inc. Laws N.Y

1848

Democratci Rev. Collapse in Germ.

1848

american Party formed

1849

known as the Know-nothing

Cyrus Field 1st transatlantic cable

1858

Pony Express

1860

First transcontinental telegraph

1861

Permanent Cable Est.

1866

Permanent Cable

1866