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Anna, her family, and friends. For example, Anna is 1 years old when The United States establishes the Navy
|The Rosetta Stone was discovered
|The first battery was invented by Volta
|The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
|The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
|The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
|NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
|NEWS HEADLINES: Tecumseh's emerging Indian Confederacy is defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe in Ohio. Afterwards, Tecumseh and his brother travel from their Shawnee homes in the north to recruit and unify the southern Indians.
|NEWS HEADLINES: War of 1812 begins and will continue for until 1814. Some call it the Second War of Independence because the US fights Great Britain to a stalemate, Americas independence was assured.
|Gold is discovered in Georgia.
|July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
|The United States establishes the Navy
|Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
|Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
|The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
|Federal Road project begins after the Creek Indians give the U.S. permission to develop a “horse path” through their nation that will provide better mail delivery between Washington City (DC) and New Orleans. Soon settlers are traveling and settling along this path to settle the southern frontier.
|Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
|By 1811 the new "Federal Road" (which started as a horse path) is filled with a steady flow of white settlers into Creek Indian Territories. The Spanish begin to fan hostile sentiments among the Indians.
|The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
|Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
|Second Seminole Indian War begins.
|The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
|White Terror and bread riots in Paris
|Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
|Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
|Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico