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chronology prepared by Richard Schneider (Wartburg College, Iowa)

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DateAuthor EventsHistorical Events
1817 Free public school for the deaf funded by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet in Hartford, Conn.
1817
(to 1818)
First Seminole War
1817, March 04
(to 1825, March 04)
Presidency of James Monroe
1817, April 28 Rush-Bagot Treaty
1817, December 10 Mississippi admitted to the Union
1818 US Government purchases land from Chickasaw
1818, October 20 US-Canada border fixed at 49th parallel
1818, December 03 Illinois admitted to the Union
1819 Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of the Bank of the United States
1819 The financial Panic of 1819
1819 W. Ellery Channing's Unitarian Christianity sermon lays out the principles of liberal Protestantism
1819 Supreme Court bars states from unilaterally altering contracts
1819, February 13
(to 1821, August 10)
The Missouri crisis
1819, February 22 Florida Purchase
1819, December 14 Alabama admitted to the Union
1820
(to 1870)
Transcendentalism
1820
(to 1900)
Cult of True Womanhood
1820, February Black immigration to Africa
1820, March 15 Maine admitted to the Union
1820, April 04 US Land Act
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Citation:
Schneider, Richard. "Author Chronology for Henry David Thoreau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 9 October 2008.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/newlifeline.php?id_author_0=4391, accessed 16 April 2014.]