James Watt patented and improved the steamboat engine which ushered in the start of the industrial revolution.
John Fitch made the first successful trial of the steamboat on the Delaware River
John Fitch was granted the US steamboat patent, after a battle with James Rumsey who had similar inventions.
Slater Mill was the first factory opened in the US
Cotton Gin was invented by Eli Whitney
Claude Chappe invented the non-electrical telegraph
Some of the major roads in New York and Connecticut became Toll Roads
Eli Whitney presented a gun with 10 interchangeable parts, which led to the invention of interchangeable parts for almost anything.
Went from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois
Lowell Mill Girls opened and allowed women to work making textiles in a factory.
Created transportation access into New York
Railroads are replacing transportation with canals, railroads are popping up everywhere in United States
John Deere invented and sold the Steel Plow to other farmers.
The first phrase is sent over 40 miles using a telegraph.
Told European countries that colonizing in Americas would be considered hostile acts.
Texas fighting with Mexico to claim its land that they both thought they owned.
Increased the pricing of foreign goods, forced people to use Domestic products.
Maryland was taxing federal banks and McCulloch forgot to pay the tax and was going to be punished, so he took it up with the supreme court.
Maine was added as a free state and Missouri was added as a slave state
When Native Americans were forced to march and find new land, now Oklahoma, after being kicked out of Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama
David Wilmot tried to make all the land claimed by the US from the Mexican American War would be declared free territory as opposed to slave territory.
People rushed to California to seek out their fortune in gold mining.
Women bringing women together to discuss their roll in society.
9th President, died of pneumonia 32 days into office.
Thomas Jefferson bought land from Louisiana up to Canada
Farmers and Nomads decided to take this trail to live in the newly discovered Oregon. A very harsh journey though.
Added Florida as a state
Added Missouri and Maine as States
Trails people took to settle in Oregon and Washington
War fought over Texas territory, United States won.
Purchase the lower part of Arizona and New Mexico for America
People started finding their religion and joining churches and building churches.
American Temperance Society was formed and worked against alcohol.
Horace Mann was appointed secretary of the Board of Education, which he created free public schools that were funded by the government.
Denmark Vesey incited one of the biggest slave revolts during pre-civil war time period. Charleston, South Carolina
An anti-slavery, weekly newspaper, started by William Lloyd Garrison.
Nat Turner incited a slave revolt, killing 55-65 white people, took place in Southampton County, Virginia.
The path from the south to the north that freed slaves.
Frederick Douglass, a black slave, wrote about his life as a slave in an autobiography.
Harriet Beecher Stowe published this book which was an anti-slavery novel, it opened people's eyes to the horrors of slavery.
Debates between the two main presidential candidates, mainly about slavery.
He tried to start an armed revolt with escaped slaves in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
Henry Clay devised the Compromise of 1850 which made some people happy and ended up delaying the Civil War for 10 more years.
An act which added Kansas and Nebraska as states.
Congressmen Preston Brooks of North Carolina beat Charles Sumner of Massachusetts, this increased the tension between the north and the south.
When Lincoln was elected, the southern states decided to succeed and form the Confederacy.
Civil War between the confederates and the union.