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8 Oct 2017
Louisiana Purchase- Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana territory, which was approximately 800,000 square miles, from the French.
War of 1812 Begins- The war was caused due to the British embargo on American ships.
Treaty of Ghent- The treaty was signed to put an end to the War of 1812.
Missouri Compromise- Missouri could become a slave state, but all other states outside of the Louisiana Purchase would be free states.
Monroe Doctrine- This doctrine stated the United State's opposition to British colonization in North America.
Embargo Act- The act made it illegal to trade or deliver goods at foreign ports.
Thomas Jefferson elected as President (D-R)
James Madison elected President (D-R)
James Monroe elected President (D-R)
Battle of New Orleans- Huge victory for the United States but it came two weeks after the end of the War of 1812.
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