APUSH - Period 4

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  • Second Great Awakening Began

    Second Great Awakening Began
    Influences the rise of reform movements like the Women's rights movement and Abolitionist movement
  • Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney Patented the Cotton Gin
    Increased demand for slaves and increased cotton production.
  • Thomas Jefferson was elected president

    Thomas Jefferson was elected president
    Considered the ¨Revolution of 1800¨. Peaceful transfer of power from the Federalists to the Democratic-Republicans
  • Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt

    Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt
    Slave Revolt planned by Gabriel Prosser in Richmond, VA.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The U.S gains a large amount of land, encouraging westward expansion.
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Marbury v. Madison
    This increased the power of the Judicial branch and established Judicial Review.
  • Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Newly purchased Louisiana purchase region explored. Leaves from Missouri.
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    Restricted trade in all foreign nations.
  • Chesapeake-Leopard Affair

    Chesapeake-Leopard Affair
    The British crew members of the HMS Leopard fired on the USS Chesapeake due to them refusing to allow them to board their ship. An example of impressment.
  • James Madison elected president

    James Madison elected president
    Another Democratic-Republican victory and another blow to the Federalist party.
  • Non-Intercourse Act

    Non-Intercourse Act
    This lifted every embargo except for France and England.
  • End of the War of 1812

    End of the War of 1812
    Nationalism increased. A deadly blow to the Federalist party.
  • Beginning of Manifest Destiny

    Beginning of Manifest Destiny
    This consisted of spreading Christianity, Gold, and Glory. Caused westward expansion and Indian tragedies.
  • Death of Tecumseh

    Death of Tecumseh
    Tecumseh was killed in action during the Battle of Thames. Ended his ¨Confederacy¨ of indian tribes.
  • Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England

    Francis Cabot Lowell Smuggled Memorized Textile Mill Plans From Manchester, England
    Francis Cabot stole the idea of the Textile Mill from England to build the Textile industry in the U.S
  • The British Burn Washington D.C

    The British Burn Washington D.C
    This was a British attack on Washington D.C during the War of 1812.
  • Treaty of Ghent ratified

    Treaty of Ghent ratified
    Ended the war of 1812 and settled the U.S and Canada border.
  • Lyman Beecher Delivered His “Six Sermons on Intemperance”

    Lyman Beecher Delivered His “Six Sermons on Intemperance”
    Leads to the temperance movement, which leads to prohibition in Maine.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    Decisive victory with Andrew Jackson in command, repelling British forces.
  • Hartford Convention

    Hartford Convention
    Discussions were made about grievances of the War of 1812 and thoughts from some about secession from the union.
  • Era of Good Feelings Began

    Era of Good Feelings Began
    Only one political party was active. (Democratic-Republicans)
  • Rush-Bagot Treaty

    Rush-Bagot Treaty
    Limited the naval capacity of the British and U.S along the Great Lakes.
  • James Monroe elected president

    James Monroe elected president
    This is during the ¨Era of good feelings¨.Deadly blow to Federalist party.
  • Anglo-American Convention

    Anglo-American Convention
    This convention set the territory between British Canada and the U.S.
  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    Adams-Onis Treaty
    The U.S purchases Florida in exchange for Texas. Claims Oregon region.
  • Mcculloch v. Maryland

    Mcculloch v. Maryland
    Established powers of the federal government. (Implied powers)
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    A depression that consisted of sectionalism, banking failures, and agriculture decline.
  • Dartmouth College V. Woodward

    Dartmouth College V. Woodward
    This dealt with the application of content clause to private corporations. Set the standards for corporate law.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Missouri was made a slave state and Maine was made a free state. Slavery was restricted North of 36, 30 North.
  • Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt

    Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt
    An attempted slave revolt in Charleston, South Carolina. This revolt failed because a participant told authorities about the plan.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    Declares that the U.S should take part in European affairs and Europe shouldn't be involved in the U.S and Latin American affairs.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Expanded Congress's power. Limited interstate commerce clause.
  • John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)

    John Quincy Adams Elected President (Corrupt Bargain)
    First minority vote president. Henry Clay was Speaker of the House and also Sec. of State of his administration
  • Erie Canal Completed

    Erie Canal Completed
    Encouraged maritime distribution of goods and connected the north , south, and west.
  • Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York

    Charles B. Finney Lead Religious Revivals in Western New York
    Led to the rise in religious fervor. Part of 2nd Great Awakening
  • Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community

    Robert Owen Founded the New Harmony Community
    A utopian community founded by Robert Owen. This community wasn't successful.
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    Tariffs made to protect Northern industries. SC considered this unconstitutional.
  • Andrew Jackson Elected President

    Andrew Jackson Elected President
    Begins ¨Age of the common man¨. Shows the Democratization of the U.S.
  • Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers

    Catherine Beecher Published Essays on the Education of Female Teachers
    Leads to her founding the Western Female Institute for girls to prepare them to become mothers and teachers.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Removed civilized Indian Tribes from their territory to reservations westward.
  • Joseph Smith Founded the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints

    Joseph Smith Founded the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints
    Eventually led to the Mormon faith
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Court rules only the federal government could regulate indian land.
  • Andrew Jackson Vetoed the Re-Charter of the Second Bank of the United States

    Andrew Jackson Vetoed the Re-Charter of the Second Bank of the United States
    Severely weakened the Federalist party.
  • Nullification Crisis Began

    Nullification Crisis Began
    Declared tariffs of 1828 and 1832 unconstitutional. Would have led to SC secession.
  • Black Hawk War

    Black Hawk War
    Conflict between Black Hawk and U.S military over western land.
  • Creation of the Whig Party in the U.S.

    Creation of the Whig Party in the U.S.
    Result of Andrew Jackson's policies
  • Treaty of New Echota

    Treaty of New Echota
    Removed the Cherokee territory from Georgia.
  • Transcendental Club’s First Meeting

    Transcendental Club’s First Meeting
    Led to the formation of the transcendentalists
  • First McGuffey Reader Published

    First McGuffey Reader Published
    Focuses on the learning of the English language. Introduced in public schools.
  • Texas Declared Independence from Mexico

    Texas Declared Independence from Mexico
    Increases tensions between Mexico and U.S. Eventually sparks the Mexican-American war.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    This was during a 13 day siege during the Texas Revolution, resulting in a Mexican victory.
  • Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular

    Andrew Jackson Issued Specie Circular
    Payment for government land must be in Silver or Gold.
  • Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education

    Horace Mann Elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education
    Provides extended curriculum, improved teachers, and government funded education.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Recession caused by Andrew Jackson's policies regarding the bank.
  • Martin Van Buren Elected President

    Martin Van Buren Elected President
    Democratic President. Known as ¨Little Magician¨.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the “Divinity School Address”

    Ralph Waldo Emerson gave the “Divinity School Address”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson encouraged the students to create new ideas and not to copy Europe.
  • Trail of Tears Began

    Trail of Tears Began
    Cherokee was forced to give up its land and move east of the Mississippi River. Many died in the process.
  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty

    Webster-Ashburton Treaty
    This further defined the British Canada territories and U.S territories.
  • Treaty of Wanghia with China

    Treaty of Wanghia with China
    Gave Americans rights to land in ports and build churches in China.
  • James Polk Elected President

    James Polk Elected President
    Starts Mexican-American war and gains territory from that war.
  • U.S. Annexation of Texas

    U.S. Annexation of Texas
    Texas becomes a state.
  • Start of the Mexican War

    Start of the Mexican War
    The annexation of Texas caused this war. This was a battle over territory along the border near Texas and Texas.
  • Bear Flag Revolt

    Bear Flag Revolt
    Revolted caused by California settlers against Mexicans.
  • John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community

    John Humphrey Noyes Founded the Oneida Community
    A socialized society based on the system of complex marriage where all men and women were married to each other.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    Gave the U.S present-day Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Gold Rush Began in California

    Gold Rush Began in California
    This Gold Rush resulted in the creation of many gold mines after Stutter's discovery.
  • Henry David Thoreau Published Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau Published Civil Disobedience
    Suggests that ¨just¨ people should go to jail for what they believe. Thoreau believes the Mexican American war was unjust.
  • Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the U.S.

    Commodore Matthew Perry Entered Tokyo Harbor Opening Japan to the U.S.
    Forced Japan to trade with the U.S.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    Present-Day South western Arizona and New Mexico is purchased by the U.S
  • Kanagawa Treaty

    Kanagawa Treaty
    Opened the Japanese ports of Shimoda and Hakodate.
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    APUSH Period 4