History

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  • Delaware

    Delaware
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
  • Georgia

    Georgia
  • Connecticut

    Connecticut
  • Massachusetts

    Massachusetts
  • Maryland

    Maryland
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
  • Virginia

    Virginia
  • New York

    New York
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    George Washington

    Rhode Island ratifies the Constitution, becoming the last of the original thirteen states under the Articles of Confederation to join the newly formed Union. May 29, 1790
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
  • Vermont

    Vermont
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    Whiskey Rebellion

    Tax was put on whiskey
  • Kentucky

    Kentucky
  • Tennessee

    Tennessee
  • Washigntons Farewell Adress

    Washigntons Farewell Adress
    A letter written by the first American Prestident to the people of the United States of America.
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    John Adams

    President Adams is authorized by Congress to raise a militia of 80,000 men for defensive purposes in case of war with France. June 24, 1797
  • Alien and Seditions Acts

    Alien and Seditions Acts
    Four bill that were passed by the federalist in the 5th United States Congress and signed into law by president John Adams.
  • Chief Justice of John Marshall

    Chief Justice of John Marshall
    Four Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Congress reduces the size of the U.S. army to its 1796 limits. It also passes an act, which is signed into law by Jefferson, establishing an official United States Military Academy at West Point. March 16, 1802
  • Marbury vs Maddison

    Marbury vs Maddison
    Was a landmark United States Court case in which the Courth formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    The acquisition of Louisiana territory by the United States fron France.
  • Ohio

    Ohio
  • Lewis & Clark

    Known as the Corps of Discovery Education
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    James Maddison

    John Marshall overrules state legislation in Fletcher v. Peck, finding attempts to rectify the Yazoo land fraud scheme a violation of contract rights. Madison determines to add Republicans to the court. April 16, 1810
  • War of 1812

    Military conflict, lasting for two-and-a-half years, between the United States of America and the UK.
  • Indiana

    Indiana
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    James Monroe

    Following Congress's invitation, the Marquis de Lafayette, the inspirational liberal French philosopher, makes a lengthy visit to the United States. The visit commands national attention in the press and host cities for months. August 15, 1824
  • Mississippi

    Mississippi
  • Illinois

    Illinois
  • McCulloch vs Maryland

    A landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Dartmouth College vs Woodward

    A landmark decision from the United States Supreme Court dealing with the application.
  • Transcontinental Treaty

    Accor between the United Staets and Spain that divided their North American claims along a line from the southeastern corner of what is not Louisiana.
  • Alabama

    Alabama
  • Missouri Compromise

    A federal statute in the United States the regulated slavey in the country's western territories.
  • Maine

    Maine
  • Missouri

    Missouri
  • Monroe Doctrine

    The best known U.S. Policy toward the Western Hemisphere.
  • Gibson vs Ogden

    A New York State law gave to individuals the exclusive right to operate steamboats on waters within state jurisdiction.
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    JQ Adams

    Under the mediation of Czar Nicholas I, President Adams finalizes a settlement with the British over restitution for damages incurred during the War of 1812, left unresolved by the Treaty of Ghent. November 1826
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    Andrew Jackson

    Jackson announces he will terminate the national debt, freeing the United States of foreign and domestic obligations beyond the reserves of the Treasury. December 1834
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    A slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, during August 1831.
  • Arkansas

    Arkansas
  • Horace Mann's compaign for free compulsory public education

    An American politician and educational reformer.
  • Michigan

    Michigan
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    Martin VanBuren

    Britain orders the Canadian militia to seize the American steamship Caroline, which had been supplying Canadian rebels, on the Niagara River. One American is killed, and several are wounded. December 1837
  • trails of Tears

    Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma.
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    William Harrison

    Only in office for 30 days
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    John Tyler

    Congress passes the joint resolution (which only requires a simple majority by both houses) submitted by Tyler to annex Texas. The Republic of Texas votes to accept annexation on June 23. February 28, 1845
  • Sojourner Truth

    She was an Aferican-American abolitiomist and women's rights activist.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Is a term for the attitude prevalent during the 19th century period of American expansion that the United States not only could, but was destined to, stretch from coast to coast.
  • Florida

    Florida
  • Texas

    Texas
  • Mexican-American War

    This was an invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the repiblic of Mexico.
  • Iowa

    Iowa
  • Elizabth Cady Stanton

    American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.
  • Wisconsin

    Wisconsin
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    The first women's rights convention to advertise itself as "a convention to discuss the socail, civil, and religious condition and rights of women."
  • Seneca Falls Resolution

    This soon followed other women's rights conventions, after the Seneca Falls Convention.
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    James Polk

    Congress declares war on Mexico after American troops, under General Zachary Taylor, clash with Mexican troops on the north bank of the Rio Grande. May 13, 1846
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    Miller Fillmore

    The Democratic National Convention nominates Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire for the presidency and William R. King of Alabama for the vice presidency. June 01, 1852 - December 13, 1901
  • California

    California
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    Franklin Pierce

    Bleeding Kansas” -- a guerilla war between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers as they attempt to establish “popular sovereignty” -- emerges and consumes Kansas for two years. 1854 - 1901
  • Frederick Douglass

    An Aferican-American social reformer, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he becames a leader of he abolitison movement.
  • Dred Scott vs Sandford

    A landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African American, whether enslaves for free, could not be American citizens.
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    James Buchanan

    The Senate votes to accept Kansas into the Union under the Lecompton Constitution after it has already been rejected in Kansas. The House votes to resubmit the Constitution to popular vote. March 23, 1858
  • Minnesota

    Minnesota
  • John Brown and the armed resistance

    He was a white American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States.
  • Oregon

    Oregon
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    Abraham Lincoln

    On April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died. He had been shot by an assassin the night before and died of a head wound early on the morning of the 15th.
  • Abolitionist Movement

    A movement to end slavery, whether formal or informal.
  • Susan B. Anthony

    American socail reformer and feminist who played a pivotal role in the woman's suffrage movement.
  • William Lloyd Garrison

    He was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer.
  • Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    A renowned leader in the Underground Railroad movement to help slaves.