1800-1876

Timeline created by caitlindhirst
In History
  • Louisiana Purchcase

    United States payed $15 million to receive the territory which extends west from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains.
  • Commercial Steamboat is invented

    Robert Fulton builds the first commercial steamboat.
  • War of 1812

    U.S. declared war on Britain over Britian's interference and prevetion of American shipping to Europe and over their interference of America's westward expansion.
  • Mexican War

    Mexican War took place due to America's effort to gain territory in Southwest and California.
  • Abraham Lincoln becomes president of the USA

    On March 4, 1861 Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated as the 16th President of the United States.
  • Civil War

    he Civil War was the conflict between the Union (the north) and the Confederacy (the south) over the expansion of slavery into western states and over the preservation of the Union.
  • Civil War ends

    The North beats the South at the Battle of Palmito Ranch resulting in the south surrendering.
  • Abraham Lincoln is Assassinated

    Abraham Lincoln is Assassinated by William Booth.