Did You Know?
What's Happened Around the World in the Past 30 Years
Events in America
-James Monroe is elected the 5th president of the United States (1816)
-Missouri Compromise admits Maine and Missouri to balance the amount of free and slave states in the union (1820)
-President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act into law (1830)-Texas becomes the 28th state in the US (1845)
-The US declares war on Mexico (1846)
Events Around the World
-Mexico gains its independence from Spain (1821)
-Louis Braille publishes a reading system for the blind (1829)
-Slavery is abolished in the British Empire (1833)
-The Opium War breaks out between China and Great Britain (1839)
Napoleon was the Frech emperor and army commander before being defeated in the Battle of Waterloo by British forces.
Slavery in Britain
Slavery is ended in Britain in 1833, something the US still has.