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Slaves rebel against their captors on the Spanish schooner Amistad
American Civil War
Dred Scott v. Sandford - Supreme Court rules that slaves cannot be citizens and are not protected by the Constitution
Pendleton Act creates a bipartisan Civil Service Commission to evaluate job candidates on a nonpartisan merit basis
Lewis and Clark expedition: headed by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, was the first American overland expedition to the Pacific coast and back.
Bland-Allison act remonetizes silver
Nullification Crisis: a sectional crisis created by the Ordinance of Nullification, an attempt by the state of South Carolina to nullify a federal law passed by the United States C
Annexation of the Republic of Texas
Sherman Antitrust Act
Compromise of 1877 effectively ends Reconstruction
Fourteenth Amendment makes slaves citizens
Alien and Sedition Acts: allegedly passed to protect the United States from alien citizens of enemy powers and to stop seditious attacks from weakening the government
Fifteenth Amendment gives slaves the right to vote
Maine admitted as a free state
Thirteenth Amendment abolishes slavery
Spanish-American war fought over the issues of the liberation of Cuba
Louisiana Purchase: the acquisition by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory Louisiane
Mexican-American war: the Mexican response to the annexation of Texas by the United States
EventPresidentExtra Info
Nat Turner slave rebellion
Interstate Commerce Commission is created primarily to regulate the railroads
Compromise of 1850, which, among other things, admits California as a free state
Annexation of Hawaii
Emancipation Proclamation: declared slaves not in states controlled by the Union to be free
Roger Taney is appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Philippine-American War results from the First Philippine Republic struggle against United States annexation of the islands
Standard Oil Trust is formed
The Whiskey Rebellion: a popular uprising that resulted from his decision to tax whiskey to pay off the national debt.
Kansas-Nebraska act passes, repealing the Missouri Compromise
Gold Standard Act stops bimetallism
War of 1812: war between the United States and the British
Panic of 1873
Panic of 1893
Coinage Act of 1873 demonitizes silver and embraces the gold standard
XYZ affair: a domestic scandal where the French demanded enormous concessions from the United States as a condition for continuing bilateral peace negotiations during the Quasi-war
Missouri Compromise: Missouri is admitted as a slave state, but slavery is otherwise prohibited north of the 36°30' north parallel

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