19th Century Turning Points In U.S. History
Volume 1: 1800-1813
1800 – Washington DC Becomes The Nation’s Capital
1803 – The Louisiana Purchase
1804 – Lewis And Clark Expedition
1807 – Robert Fulton Awakens The World To The Steamboat
1811 – Battle Of Tippicanoe
1811 – New Madrid Earthquake
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Series Description: America entered the 19th century as an agricultural nation of 16 states and 5.3 million people. By the end of the century, the nation was an industrial power of 45 states and 76 million people. This series highlights significant historical events, scientific milestones and cultural achievements of this period.
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