The court established the exercise of judicial rule and overturned the Judiciary Act of 1789
Thomas Jefferson purchased of over 800,000 square miles of land from France for 15 million dollars. Iowa is included within this purchase.
Transcontinental expedition commissioned by T. Jefferson to reach the Pacific
The slave trade ends and no new slaves are legally shipped from Africa/The Caribbean into the United States.
Also sometimes referred to as the Second American Revolution
It was the first war as a country against the British and their Indian allies. Part of the conflict occurred because of British support for the indigenous population against the United States
Wilson calls it one of the most historically accurate films created
Prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Purchase north of the 36, 30 line. (with the exception of Missouri)
U.S. policy which stated that if European powers attempted to colonize any land in North or South America it would be perceived by the U.S. as agression and would require the American government to intervene.
Protestant revival movement
Put into law by Andrew Jackson. This act allowed Jackson to discuss the removal and relocation of Indians to the West of the Mississippi.
Slave revolt in Virginia which led to 60 whites being killed and over 100 blacks
Alexis De Tocqueville publishes Democracy in America
The forced removal of the Cherokee nation across the southeastern portion of the United States
Resulted in the Mexican-American War
A major event which led to the Civil War. It banned slavery in any state entering the Union through the land acquired in the Mexican-American War
Intended to keep Northern and Southern interests balanced, but eventually led to the outbreak of the Civil War
Nullifies the Missouri Compromise and makes slavery a question of popular sovereignty
Also known as the Pottawatomie Massacre.
John Brown and other abolitionists respond to the passing of the Kansas-Nebraska Act and as a result 4 settlers from Kansas are killed.
It upheld that the government had no right to regulate slavery in the American territories and blacks were not protected by the constitution and thus regardless of free or slave, they were not citizens
1 month after Lincoln's election
The Battle of Fort Sumter
160 acres of unappropriated land given to settlers by the federal government. Intended for Free-soilers
Allowed for the creation of Land-grant colleges.
Frees slaves in rebel states
Citizenship clause; overrules the Dred Scot Decision
Completed in the Utah Territory
Cannot deny citizens the right to vote
Recession that triggers a depression
Excluded Chinese from entering the U.S. for a period of 10 years
The first meeting of the Niagara movement- instrumental in forming the NAACP- W.E.B. Du Bois
Women gain the right to vote