Started in Britan.United States had 13 miles in tracks and in 1860 31,000 miles.
Connected Lake Erie to the Hudson River.
First practical steamboat. The Clermont
Slater builds in Pawtucket Rhode,Island
The forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
Renounced claim to Texas by the United States of the North.
Makes his own factory town of Lowell,Massachusetts
Prohibited slavery in the unorganized territory of the Great Plains and permitted it in Missouri and the Arkansas Territory.
Plain made by a slave named Denmark Vesey. Near Charlston, South Carolina.
A 2,000 mile historic east-west wagon route and emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys.
Took place in Southampton County, Virginia.
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century black slaves in the United States
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
An amendment to provided an appropriation of million to enable President Polk to negotiate a territorial settlement with Mexico.
Was an early and influential women's rights convention, the first to be organized by women in the Western world.
Tens of thousands of people flocked to California to seek their fortunes mining gold
Laws that were made to deal with slavery
An anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe
Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska
A series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln, a Republican candidate for the Senate in Illinois, and Senator Stephen Douglas.
John Brown led a group of 21 men.The plan was to capture of the cache of weapons stored at the U.S. Arsenal at Harpers Ferry and to destroy the slave system of the South.
1860-South Carolina secedes.
1861-Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas secedes
A social movement urging reduced or prohibited use of alcoholic beverages.
Noted that the United States would neither interfere with existing European colonies or meddle in the internal concerns of European countries.
War between the Mexican Government and Texas.
Armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States.
A 29,670-square-mile region of southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that was purchased by the United States