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Unformatted text preview: 1800-1850 1Running head: 1800-1850Allen BrownFebruary 13 2010HIS 103American History Pre 18771800-1850 2Effects on Social Change: 1800-1850From 1800 to 1850 several events occurred which shaped the face of American culture and society. These events came from many different areas including; the president, authors, social changes, religion, and expansion. The time line below will outline the major changes that would form the direction and future of America from this time period forward.•1800- The United States government relocates from Philadelphia to Washington D.C.•1801-1809- Thomas Jefferson becomes president; the Library of Congress is founded. •1803- Jefferson finalizes the Louisiana Purchase and admits Ohio as a state.•1804-1806- Lewis and Clarke begin their expedition to explore the Louisiana Purchase.•1808- Congress prohibits the importation of African slaves.•1808- Beethoven composes the Fifth Symphony.•1809-1817- James Madison becomes president....
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