California - The 1800's

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Mexican American War 1846-1848

1846 - 1848

Yerba Buena is Renamed San Francisco 1847

1847

Gold Discovered at Sutter's Mill 1848

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848

1848

Sea Route to Gold Rush 1849

1849

Near Cape Horn

San Francisco Catches on Fire 1849

1849

California Becomes a State 1850

September 9, 1850

20,000 Chinese Immigrate to California 1852

1852

Millard Filmore Dies 1853

1853

Hydraulic Mining 1853

1853

Franklin Pierce is Re-elected 1853

1853

California Academy of Sciences Is Founded 1853

1853

James Buchanan is Elected 1856

1856

Rapid Mining Technology 1857

1857

Oregon Becomes a State 1859

1859

Pony Express Created 1860

1860

Abraham Lincoln is Elected 1860

November 6, 1860

Fort Point Completed 1861

1861

Fort Point never fired a shot, due to no one attacking/invading.

Civil War 1861-1895

April 12, 1861 - May 9, 1865

General Lee Surrenders to Union 1865

April 9, 1865

Abraham Lincoln is Assassinated 1865

April 14, 1865