1800-1876

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In History
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    Louisiana Purchase

    Was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France. In return for fifteen million dollars, or approximately eighteen dollars per square mile, the United States acquired a total of 820,000 square miles.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    Indiana between American forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indian Territory and Indian forces associated with Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa.
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    War of 1812

    Was a conflict fought between the United States and it's allies, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and its allies.
  • The Typewriter

    Invented by W. A Burt.
  • Sewing Machine

    Invention by Barthelemy Thimonnier.
  • Mechanical reaper

    Invention by Cyrus McCormick.
  • Corn Planter

    Invention by Henry Blair.
  • Postage Stamp

    Invented by Rowland Hill.
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    The Mexican-American War

    Changed the slavery debate. It also almost doubled the size of the United States and began a debate, between Northerners and Southerners, over what to do with newly acquired land.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Were a pair of federal laws that allowed for the capture and return of runaway enslaved people within the territory of the United States.
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    Abraham Lincoln becomes president!

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    American Civil War

    Was a civil war in the United States, fought between northern states loyal to the Union and southern staples that had seceded to form the Confederate States of America.
  • The telephone

    Invented by Alexander Graham Bell.