WW2 and Postwar Era (1940-1945)
Axis powers declare war on U.S. (3 days after Pearl Harbor) in 1941
Who are the Axis powers? Germany, Italy, and Japan. Hitler breaks
his promise to Stalin (USSR) and invaded Russia through Poland.
This is officially when U
The Civil war &
Crittenden Compromise proposed South Carolina Secedes in 1860
These were amendments to the Constitution intended to appease (good
word) the south by not allowing slavery north of 36, 30' thingy, but allowed
The New Nati0on
Judiciary Act in 1789
This act created the first federal-court system. Also, created the Judicial
Branch of the federal government.
This act introduced a new branch in the political system. It organized the Supreme
Sectional Conflict & the causes of the
Civil War (1850-1860)
Compromise of 1850 Fugitive Slave Law passed in 1850
It disregarded a 4 year conflict between the southern slave states and the
northern Free states following the Mexican American War (Uh-Oh). T
The American Revolution (17631783)
Proclamation of 1763
Parliament issued its Proclamation of 1763, prohibiting any settlement in the
area beyond the Appalachians. Was intended to protect colonists by drawing
a boundary line. But, colonists saw it as anot
Jacksonian Democracy & Westward
Corrupt Bargain Presidential election in 1825
In this election, there was a deadlock in the electoral votes, so it was up to the
House of Representatives, which elected John Quincy Adams over Jackson.
Henry Clay (
United States Constitution
Land ordinance provides for early development of territories in 1785
(Spain closes the Mississippi River to American shipping)
A law that divided much of the United States into a system of townships to
facilitate the s
Colonial Period (1492-1763)
Jamestown Colony Found in 1607.
The first established settlement in the Virginia Colony. This became the
capital of Virginia until 1699. The capital then moved to Williamsburg, but at
the time, it served as the capital because
Wilson And World War I (19121920)
The Homeboi Wilson elected as President in 1912.
*DEMOCRAT* in this election the republican vote was split
between Taft (whom TR hated) and TR himself.
Politically significant because it was a sign of a de
Industrialism, War, and the Progressive
Era Part 2 (1900-1912) *TR Era*
Boxer Rebellion in China in 1900
Over two hundred white missionaries and other people were
murdered. Several foreign diplomats were also killed in Beijing.
18,000 international troops