July 10, 2020
For educational institutions
Unit 4, Ch 9-12; Unit 5, Ch 13
⟶ Updated 13 Feb 2018 ⟶
List of edits
Oliver Evins builds autimated flower mill
Samuel slater opens spinning mill in Providence RI
Congress passes post office act
Eli Whitney devises cottin gin
Boston manufactuering company in walthem Ma
Erie canal begun
Erie canal completed
Gibbons v. Ogden promotes inter state trade
Charles G. Finney begins Rochestar revival
Commonwealth v. Hunt legitimatizes trade unions
Over production and speculation trigger a buissness recession
House of representatives selects John Quincy Adams as president; Adams endorses Henry Clay's American system
Working Men's party wins support; Tariff of Abominations raises dutys; John C. Calhoun's South Carolina exposition and protest
Jackson vetoes national road bill; Congress enacts Jacksons Indian removal act
Cherokee Nation v. Georgia demies indians' independence, but Worcester v. Georgia upholds political autonimy
Massacre of 850 Sauk and Fox warriors at Bad Axe; Jackson vetoes renewel of secound bank; South Carolina adopts Ordinance of nullification
Congress enacts compromise tarrif
Whig party formed by Clay
Roger Taney named supreme court chief justice
Van Burren elected president
Lousiana becomes a state; sugar output increases
Northern abolitionists reject fugitive slave act.
Know nothing party forms
Uncle toms cabin published
James Polk elected president
Texas admitted into union
US declares war on Mexico; Treaty with Britain divides Oregon; Wilmont proviso aproved by house but not senate.
American troops capture Mexico city
Gold found in Cali; Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago transfers Mexican lands; Free soil party forms.
President Taylor dies; Millard Fillmore amuses presidency; compromise of 1850 preserves union; northern abolitionists reject slave act
Ostend manifesto urges seizure of Cuba; Kansas Nebraska act test policy of popular sovereignty; Republican party forms
Turmoil in Kansas undermines popular sovereignty; James Buchanan elected president
Dred Scott decision allows slavery in US territorys
Lecompton (pro slave) constitution; Lincoln Douglas debates
John Brown raids harpers ferry
Abraham Lincoln wins presidency in four way contest
Abe Lincoln elected president; South Carolina secedes
Legal tender act authorizes greenbacks. Union triumphs battle at Shiloh. Confederacy introduces mandatory draft. Congress passes homestead and transcontinental railroad act. Union halts confederates at Antietam. preliminairy emancipation proclamation.
Lincoln signs emancipation proclamation. Union wins battles at Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
Ulysses S. Grant named union commander. Grant advances on Richmond VA. William Tecumseh takes Atlanta. Lincoln reelected. Sherman marches through Georgia.
Congress approves 13th amendment. Robert E. Lee surrenders. Lincoln assassinated. Thirteenth amendment ratified by the states.
Congress levies protective tariffs
Urban population surges in northeast and Midwest; shoe entrepreneurs adopt division of labor
New England women take textile jobs; Rise of Benevolent Empire spurs conservative social reforms
Emergence of western commercial cities; Labor movement gains strength; middle class culture emerges; Growth of temperance moveqment
Irish and German imigration sparks ethnic riots
Maturation of machine tool industry
Expansion of railways in Northeast and Midwest
States expand male voting rights; Martin Van Burn creates disciplined party in New York
Africans from Congo region influence black culture for decades; natural increase produces surplus of slaves in old south; demestic slave trade expands disrupting black family life
Confeds fire on Fort Sumter; Virginia leaves the Union (April 17); Butler and Contrabands of war = slaves; Confeds win Battle of Bull Run (July 21); First Confiscation Act
start of civil war
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