Timeline created by Abbadoorx3
  • Louisiana Purchase

     Louisiana Purchase
    The revelation in 1801 of the secret agreement that was made in 1800, when Spain retroceded Louisiana to France. he international situation favored the American diplomats. Louisiana was of diminishing importance to France. The costly revolt in Haiti forced the French emperor Napoleon I to reconsider his plan to make Hispaniola the keystone of his colonial empire, and impending war with Great Britain made him question the feasibility of holding Louisiana against that great naval power.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    tensions began to rise between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions within the U.S. Congress and across the country. They reached a boiling point after Missouri’s 1819 request for admission to the Union as a slave state, which threatened to upset the delicate balance between slave states and free states.
  • Cherokee Indian Removal

    Cherokee Indian Removal
    Was signed into law by Andrew Jackson authorizing the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders. A few tribes went peacefully, but many resisted the relocation policy.
  • Nat Turner’s Rebellion

    Nat Turner’s Rebellion
    Nat Turner was a 30-year-old slave and a preacher who led a rebellion after receiving what he believed to be a sign from God Turner’s Revolt took place in Southampton County, Virginia.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    Andrew Jackson presented the Force Bill to Congress. The bill was designed to suppress any South Carolinian intentions of nullifying the Tariff of 1828.
  • Mexican American War

    Mexican American War
    marked the first U.S. armed conflict chiefly fought on foreign soil. It pitted a politically divided and militarily unprepared Mexico against the expansionist-minded administration of U.S. President James K. Polk, who believed the United States had a “manifest destiny” to spread across the continent to the Pacific Ocean.