History 141 New York Timeline 1800s – 1900s
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    History 141 New York Timeline 1800s – 1900s History 141 New York Timeline 1800s – 1900s Presentation Transcript

    • New York 1800s – 1900s
      March 4th, 1797 - John Adams inaugurated 2nd president and Jefferson elected as Vice President
      June 1800 – US Capitol moved from Philadelphia to Washington D.C.
      February 1801 – New York passes the Emancipation Act
    • New York 1800s – 1900s
      1821 - New York gives Blacks the right to vote
      1825 - Erie Canal completed, major transportation move which commercially grew New York
      July 4th, 1826 – Jefferson dies; coincidence, several hours later John Adams also dies
      The 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence
    • New York 1800s – 1900s
      1827 – Slavery illegal in New York
      1828 – Andrew Jackson elected President
      1830 - Underground Railroad established
      1853 – Central Park constructed
    • New York 1800s – 1900s
      July 1863 – Draft / Race riots in New York
      April 14th, 1864 – President Lincoln shot and died the next day
      1869 – Brooklyn Bridge constructed
    • New York 1800s – 1900s
      1884 – Statue of Liberty
      1931 – Empire State Building
      1932 – Rockefeller Center