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Development of the Western Frontier Timeline
Transcript of Development of the Western Frontier Timeline
Texas 1836 Battle of the Alamo Was a Very important battle in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Santa Anna made an assault on the Alamo, all of the Texian defenders were killed. Mexican-American War 1846 A conflict between the US and Mexico from 1846 to 1848, after the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. 1848 Seneca Falls Convention The Seneca Falls Convention was an early women's rights convention. It was planned by local New York women 1850 Fugitive Slave Act Was passed by the US Congress in 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850. It declared that all runaway slaves were, upon capture, to be returned to their masters. was five bills passed in the US in 1850, which diffused a four-year confrontation between the slave states of the South and the free states of the North. 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and was determine by Popular Sovereignty 1857 Dred Scott Decision A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. It stated that the government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories, and that people of African descent were not protected by the Constitution and were not U.S. citizens 1860 South Carolina Secedes In 1860, South Carolina became the first Southern state to declare its secession and later formed the Confederacy 1861 1862 Battle of the Alamo Was a Very important battle in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Santa Anna made an assault on the Alamo, all of the Texian defenders were killed. Abraham Lincoln Elected in 1861 as the 16th President, Lincoln went on to successfully lead the United States through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crisis Battle of Fort Sumter Was the destruction and surrender of Fort Sumter, in Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War. Battle of Harper's Ferry The Battle of Harper's Ferry was fought in 1862, as part of the Maryland Campaign of the American Civil War. The End The California God Rush The California Gold Rush
began on January 24, 1848, when gold
was found by James Marshall
Sutters Mill in Coloma, California The city was founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, Isaac Morley ,and several other Mormon followers, who watered and farmed the dry valley It sets traditional territorial claims of the tribes decided by them. The Indians guaranteed safe passage for settlers on the Oregon Trail in return for promises of an money in the amount of fifty thousand dollars for fifty years Barbed Wire Fence 1866 Fetterman Massacre This Act signed by Abraham Lincoln gave 160 Ac. to anyone who would farm it for 5 years A Union formed by farmers that eventually turned into the populist party It occurred on November 29, 1864, when a force of Colorado militia attacked a village of Cheyenne and Arapaho encamped in southeastern Colorado , killing an estimated 70–163 Indians December 21, 1866, between the Lakota and Cheyenne Indians and the United States army. All men under the command of William Fetterman were killed by the Indians Barbed wire was the first wire technology capable of restraining cattle. Wire fences were cheaper and easier to build but did not do a good job at holding cattle It guaranteed the Lakota ownership of the Black Hills, and more land and hunting rights in South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana IS a 1,907 mile railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the United States connecting the Pacific coast at San Francisco Bay with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone is widely held to be the first national park in the world Battle of Little Big Horn Telephone Red Cloud Case Light Bulb Invented On August 1, 1876, U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant signed an act admitting the state of Colorado to the Union In 1887 Red Cloud opposed the Dawes Act, which broke up communal tribal holdings, and allocated 160-acre plots of land to heads of families on tribal rolls for subsistence farming.