First Five Timelines

Timeline created by Jessi Roe
In History
  • Brigham Young

    Brigham Young
    Brigham Young was a Politician and a settler in the Western United States. He became leader of the Latter Day Saint in 1847 until he died in 1877. He directed 16,000 mormons from Illinois to Utah from 1852 to 1856 and soon became governor of the territory in 1851. Shortly after his mother passed away in 1815 he became a carpenter, joiner, glazier, painter, and landscape gardener. Young would travel to other settlements once a year and listened to grievances.
  • Joseph Smith

    Joseph Smith
    In 1820, Joseph Smith (Founder of the Mormons) claimed that he had been visited by God and Jesus while he was wandering in the woods, Smith claimed that they told him to not join a church and that they'd get back with him shortly. In 1823 Joseph was visited by a christian angel named Moroni who told Smith about these plates that had Hebrew text. After six years of decoding the plates in English, Smith came up with The Book of Mormon, that same year Smith founded the Church of Christ that was lat
  • The Alamo

    The Alamo
    A group of volunteers led by George Collinsworth and Benjamin Milam defeated the Mexican Garrison at The Alamo then captured the fort and seized control of San Antonio. In February 1836, Colonel James Bowie and Lieutenant Colonel William B. Travis taken control of the Texan Army in San Antonio. Sam Houston, the newly appointed commander-in-chief of the Texan forces, said to abandon San Antonio due to the insufficient number of troops. Bowie and Travis nonetheless prepared to defend the fort w
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    The term Manifest Destiny originated in 1840 and it was used to express the belief that is was Anglo-Saxon Americans potential to expand their civilization across North America. John O'Sullivan said "our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions." Both the term and concept were taken by those wanting to secure Oregon Territory, California, the Southeast of Mexico, and in 1850, Cuba.
  • Donner Party

    Donner Party
    A group of nearly 90 emigrants led by Jacob and George Donner left Springfield, Illinois to take what was supposedly a shorter route to California. Hastings warned the Donner party that the route ahead would be more difficult to travel than he had thought. Hastings sent them a new route to follow. They encountered rough terrain and had numerous delays. On October 28, they were trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains from heavy snowfall, half of the group that survived soon reduced to cannibillisu
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    The plan of the removal

    The Americans started to remove the Indians. They had to decide who went with the Indians in order to keep them on the trail.
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    Beginning of the Trail of Tear

    The Trail of Tears was first created in 1836 and ended in March of 1839.
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    How they Removed the Indians

    They traveled in different groups so one group could carry 50,000 natives while the other group carry's the same amount but resources were limited.