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Trail of Tears 1838 - 1839 Context Note
President Van Buren institutes a 10-hour work day for federal employees 1840 Context Note
Pre-Emption Distribution Act in US gives rights to squatters 1841 Context Note
New Whig Tariff in USA replaces Compromise Tariff 1842 Context Note
New York State grants married women the right to own property apart from their husbands 1848 Context Note
Fugitive Slave Law 1850 Context
Maine adopts a law prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages 1851 Context Note
The Kansas Nebraska Act 1854 Context Note
Congress enacts taxes on real estate and personal income 1861 Context Note
Morrill Tariff is passed in USA 1861 Context Note
Land Grants Act 1862 Context Note
The Homestead Act 1862 Context Note
National Banking Act 1863 Context Note
Railroad Act: allows Native American lands to be appropriated 1866 Context Note
Civil Rights Act 1866 Context Note
US 14th Amendment extends enfranchisement to black men 1866 Context Note
First Reconstruction Act 1867 Context Note
Second Reconstruction Act 1867 Context Note
Third Reconstruction Act 1867 Context Note
Tenure of Office Act passed in USA over President's veto 1867 Context Note

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