Group Two

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1820 - 1821

Missouri Compromise, Missouri and Maine admitted to Union, Land Act of 1820, Monroe reelected

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1832 - 1833

"Bank War", Jackson vetows bill to recharter Bank of the U.S., Tariff of 1832, Black Hawk War, Jackson defeats Clay for presidency

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1833 - 1834

Compromise Tariff of 1833, Jackson removes federal deposits from Bank of the U.S.

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1846 - 1847

Elias Howe invents sewing machine, the Mexican War began because of the disputed border conflict US border is Rio Grande, MX border is Nueces River

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1849 - 1850

Know Nothing party formed, California Gold Rush began

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1850 - 1851

Compromise of 1850 by Henry Clay including Fugitive Slave Law, Calfornia=free state, the rest of the Mexican cession has slavery, No slave trade in DC, Clayton-Bulwer Treaty with Britain, Fillmore president after Taylor

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1852 - 1853

Pierce defeats Scott for presidency, Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was published, Cumberland Road completly

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1854 - 1855

Republican party created, Kansas-Nebraska Act passed (popular sovereignty for both territories), Commodore Perry opens Japan, Ostend Manifesto proposes seizure of Cuba

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1857 - 1858

Panic of 1857, Tariff of 1857, Hinton Helper publishes The Impending Crisis of the South, Dred Scott vs. Sanford, pro slavery convention at Lecompton

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1858 - 1859

Lincoln-Douglas debates, Cyrus Field lays 1st transatlantic cable, April-Congress presented Lecompton Constitution to Kansas for voting (Kansas rejected it and years later enter the Union as a free state)

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1859 - 1860

Brown raids Harper Ferry (planned to seize mountain fortress in Virginia to start a slave insurrection in the South)

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1860 - 1861

Lincoln wins 4 way race for presidency (Demo. Stephen Douglas and John C. Breckinridge w/ party split of slavery vs. pop. sov., John Bell, Repub. Lincoln), South Carolina secedes from Union, Crittenden Compromise fails

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1861 - 1862

Confederate gov. formed, Lincoln takes office March 4th, Fort Sumter fired upon, Four Upper South states secede, Morrill Tariff Act passed, Trent affair, Lincoln suspends unit of habeas corpus

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1863 - 1864

Napoleon III installs Archduke Maximillian as emperor of Mexico, Union enacts conscription, NYC draft riots, National Banking system established, Confederates surrender July, Gettysburg,

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1865 - 1866

Hampton Roads Conference,Lee surrenders to Grant @ Appomattox, Lincoln assassinated, 13th Amendment ratified

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1867 - 1868

Recontruction Act, Tenure of Office Act, U.S. purchases Alaska from Russia

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction

1877 - 1878

Compromise of 1877 ( Southern Dem. enacted pledges from Repubs in addition to the withdrawal of troops from South(include appoint at least 1 Southerner to Hayes cabinet, control of fed. patronage in their areas, internal improvements, federal aid to TX and Pacific Railroad)), Reconstruction ends, Railroad strikes paralyze nation

Intolerance and threats to civil liberties

1798

1798

Alien and Sedition Acts, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions

1853

1853

Gadsden Purchase from Mexico, Know Nothing Party

1860-1865

1860 - 1865

Civil War

1865

1865

Reconstruction

1900

1900

literacy tests, poll taxes, residence requirements, jim crow laws

1919

1919

Treaty of Versailles, 18th Amendment passed, Red Scare, League of Nations' first meeting,

1920

1920

Radio broadcasting begins, Fitzgerald publishes This Side of Paradise, Lewis publishes Maine Street, KKK

1921

1921

Sacco-Vanzetti trial, Emergency Quota Act of 1921, Bureau of the Budget created

1922

1922

Lewis publishes Babbitt, Eliot publishes The Waste Land

1923

1923

Equal Rights Amend. proposed

1924

1924

Adjusted Compensation, Dawes Plan, Immigration Act of 1924

1925

1925

Scopes trial, Florida real estate boom, Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby, Dreiser publishes An American Tragedy

1926

1926

Hughes publishes The Weary Bluses, Hemingway publishes The Sun Also Rises, U.S. troops occupy

1927

1927

Lindbergh flies the Atlantic solo, 1st talking motion pictures, Sacco and Vanzetti executed

1928

1928

Kellogg-Briand Pact, Hoover defeats Smith for presidency, Hoover takes goodwill tour of Latin America, Germ->Austria, Munich agreement

1929

1929

Faulkner publishes The Sound and the Fury, Hemingway pub. A Farewell to Arms, Agricultural Marketing Act sets up Federal Farm Board, Stock-market crash

1931

1931

Japan invades Manchuria

1936

1936

Rome Berlin Axis, Germany and Italy sign treaty, Italy invades, conquers, and annexes Ethiopia

1937

1937

Japan invades China, Neutrality Act, Panay incident

1938

1938

Fair Labor Standards Act, national miniumum wage

1939

1939

violation of Munich agreement, Italy invades Albania, Germany invades Poland, WWII in Europe

1940

1940

Fall of France, U.S. first peace time draft, Havana conference

1941

1941

Lend Lease, Atlantic Charter, Pearl Harbor

1943

1943

Guadal-Canal, Tereran, Casablanca

1944

1944

Korematsu in U.S., D-Day

1945

1945

Battle of the Bulge, Germany and Japan surrender

1950

1950

Postwar eco growth, McCarthyism, Red Hunt, McCavan internat Security Bill

1951

1951

McKinly feud, Rosenborg's treason, Korean War

1952

1952

Hydrogen bomb, election of 1952

1953

1953

Shah installed CIA-made coup

1954

1954

Brown vs. Board, SEATO, Army-McCarthy Hearings, CIA mace coup Guatemala

1955

1955

Montgomery bus boycott, Geneva summit, Warsaw Pact

1956

1956

Suez crisis, Hungarian revolt crushed

1957

1957

Little Rock Schoolde-segld, Civil Rights Act

1958

1958

U.S. troops to Lebanon, Berlin crisis

1959

1959

Cuban rew, Landram-Griffin Act

Wars in American History

1754

1754

French and Indian War

1763

1763

Peace of Paris, Pontiac's uprising

1775

1775

American Revolution

1783

1783

Treaty of Paris

1812

1812

War of 1812

1814

1814

Treaty of Ghent

1846

1846

Mexican War

1848

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

1861

1861

Civil War

1865

1865

6 surrenders to Grant at Appotomax

1898

1898

Spanish American war

1917

1917

Puerto Ricans granted U.S. citizenship, Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare, Zimmerman note, U.S. enters WWI, Espionage Act of 1917

1918

1918

Wilson proposes 14 Points, Sedition Act of 1918, Battle of Chateu-Thierry, 2nd Battle of the Marne, Meuse-Argonne offensive

1941

1941

Lend Lease Act, Hitler attacks Soviet Union, Atlantic Charter, Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

1945

1945

Battle of the Bulge, Roosevelt dies Truman assumes presidency, Germany surrenders, Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, Potsdam Conference, Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan surrenders

1950

1950

Korean War

1953

1953

CIA engineered, Coup installs shah of Iran

1954

1954

French defeated in Vietnam, Army-McCarthy hearings, Brown vs. Board of Education, SEATO formed, CIA sponsored coup in Guatemala

1973

1973

Watergate hearings and investigations

Development of political parties

1792

1792

Federalist and Demo. Republican parties formed

1816

1816

Era of Good Feelings, end of Federalist party

1824

1824

Controversial election splits into Whigs, Democrats

1860

1860

Modern Republican Party 1st victory

1936

1936

FDR, Democrats win majority after long Republican rule