Label a timeline with significant American historical events from 1800 to the postwar Reconstruction, history homework help

Question Description

Create a timeline of fifteen key events in the United States from the year 1800 through the postwar Reconstruction era. Choose five events that you find important to the development of the United States as a nation, and label them on your timeline. Then include labels for the following 10 events:

  • War of 1812 ends
  • Missouri Compromise resolves the nation's first sectional crisis
  • Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin
  • Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in Virginia, killing almost 60 whites
  • War with Mexico breaks out
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo consigns California and New Mexico to the United States
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin, which becomes a best seller
  • Lincoln wins the presidency
  • The Deep South secedes: Confederacy is founded; Fort Sumter is fired on and surrenders to Confederate forces
  • Confederate forces surrender; Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth

Be sure to add a brief description about each event on your timeline, including what it meant to the development of the United States.

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