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Florida (Florida, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
Capital, Montgomery. De Soto leads about 1,000 men from Florida to the Mississippi......1540 France claims all the Misshe Mississippi ceded to England by France......1763 [West Florida from 1764 to 1781 included much of the present territory of Alabama and Mississippi. The British province of west Florida was bounded by 32° 28′ N., while all Alabama north of 32United States all territory east of the Mississippi except Florida, the boundary of west Florida being again fixed at 31° N.;west Florida being again fixed at 31° N.; and cedes Florida back to Spain by treaties of......1783 A treaty between the federal government and the Chocktaw IndianFlorida back to Spain by treaties of......1783 A treaty between the federal government and the Chocktaw Indians confirming the cession of the territory obtained by the British from that tribe......Jan. 3, 1786 Georgia claims to incl north of the Tennessee River......1785 Spain claims west Florida, 32° 28′ N., and occupies the territory, but relinquissville......1812 United States forces occupy Spanish west Florida, and the district east of Pearl River and south of 31
Tuscumbia (Alabama, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
.1820 General Lafayette received at the capital......1824 Seat of government removed to Tuscaloosa......1826 William Weatherford, the Indian warrior and chief at the Fort Mimms massacre, dies in Monroe county......1826 University of Alabama (non-sectarian) at Tuscaloosa opened......1831 First cotton factory erected in Madison......1832 Creeks cede to the United States all their lands east of the Mississippi for $210,000 by treaty......1832 First railroad completed from Tuscumbia to Decatur, 44 miles......1834 Cherokees cede their lands to the State by treaty......Dec. 29, 1835 [They receive $5,000,000 and 7,000,000 acres beyond the Mississippi—to remove within two years.] Great financial convulsion in......1837 Seat of government removed to Montgomery......1847 Population of the State about the time of its secession (whites, 526,431; negro slaves, 435,080; free negroes, 2,690)—964,201......1860 The General Assembly by resolution requires the gove<
Alabama river (Alabama, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
ted States forces occupy Spanish west Florida, and the district east of Pearl River and south of 31° N. is added to the Mississippi Territory......1812-13 Spanish garrison at Fort Charlotte (Mobile) surrenders to the United States forces under General Wilkinson......April 13, 1813 First engagement in the war with the Creek or Muscogee Indians on Burnt Corn Creek......July 27, 1813 [The whites, under Colonel Caller, repulsed.] Fort Mimms, a stockade near the east bank of the Alabama River (now Baldwin county), is surprised at mid-day by 1,000 Creek warriors led by Weatherford and the prophet Francis. There were in the fort 245 men with arms, and 308 women and children. After a stubborn resistance till 5 P. M. they are overpowered—about fifty escape......Aug. 30, 1813 Battle of Tallasahatchie (now in Calhoun county). The Indians defeated by General Coffee......Nov. 3, 1813 Battle of Talladega. General Jackson defeats the Indians......Nov. 9, 1813 Capt. Sam Dale'
Fort Gaines (Alabama, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
1; negro slaves, 435,080; free negroes, 2,690)—964,201......1860 The General Assembly by resolution requires the governor, if a Black Republican be elected President of the United States in November, to order elections of delegates to a constitutional convention ... Feb. 24, 1860) Alabama passes an ordinance of secession by 61 to 39; the fourth State to secede ..................... Jan. 11, 1861 Alabama seizes United States arsenal and arms at Mobile, and occupies Forts Morgan and Gaines at entrance of Mobile Bay ................. January, 1861 Provisional Congress of delegates from six seceded States meet at Montgomery ... Feb. 4, 1861 Adopt a provisional constitution ... Feb. 8, 1861 Jefferson Davis inaugurated President of the Confederacy at Montgomery ... Feb. 18, 1861 Seat of Confederate government removed from Montgomery to Richmond, Va ................... ....... July, 1861 There were liberated by the emancipation proclamation 435,132 slaves in Alabama <
Starved Rock (Illinois, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
e twenty-second in order of admission. It lies between lat. 30° 15′ and 35° N., and between long. 84° 56′ and 88° 48′ W. from Greenwich. Its length north to south is 336 miles; its greatest breadth, 200 miles; area, 52,230 square miles. Population, 1890, 1,513,017; 1900, 1,828,697. Number of counties, sixty-six. Capital, Montgomery. De Soto leads about 1,000 men from Florida to the Mississippi......1540 France claims all the Mississippi Valley......1697 De Bienville builds Fort St. Louis on the west side of Mobile Bay......1702 Colony removed to present site of Mobile......1711 Fort Toulouse built by French at the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers......1714 All the territory now Alabama north of 31° and west to the Mississippi ceded to England by France......1763 [West Florida from 1764 to 1781 included much of the present territory of Alabama and Mississippi. The British province of west Florida was bounded by 32° 28′ N., while all Alabam
Shelbyville (Alabama, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
a into the Union approved by President Monroe......Dec. 14, 1819 The seat of government removed to Cahaba......1820 Act to establish a State university at Tuscaloosa passed......Dec. 18, 1820 [It was not opened until April 18, 1831.] State bank established and located at Cahaba......1820 The principal towns in Alabarne, Mobile, Cahaba, St. Stephens, Florence, and Montgomery in......1820 General Lafayette received at the capital......1824 Seat of government removed to Tuscaloosa......1826 William Weatherford, the Indian warrior and chief at the Fort Mimms massacre, dies in Monroe county......1826 University of Alabama (non-sectarian) at Tuscaloosa opened......1831 First cotton factory erected in Madison......1832 Creeks cede to the United States all their lands east of the Mississippi for $210,000 by treaty......1832 First railroad completed from Tuscumbia to Decatur, 44 miles......1834 Cherokees cede their lands to the State by treaty......Dec
Montgomery (Alabama, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
n......1837 Seat of government removed to Montgomery......1847 Population of the State about tof delegates from six seceded States meet at Montgomery ... Feb. 4, 1861 Adopt a provisional cons inaugurated President of the Confederacy at Montgomery ... Feb. 18, 1861 Seat of Confederate government removed from Montgomery to Richmond, Va ................... ....... July, 1861 There were 14, 1868 Immigration convention meets at Montgomery ....................June 2, 1869 Governorure organize at United States court-house in Montgomery; Democratic members at State capitol, each c3 Colored labor State convention meets at Montgomery ........... Nov. 18, 1873 Constitutional State laid on the grounds of the capitol in Montgomery by Jefferson Davis......April 29, 1886 Stgates from all the Southern States, meets at Montgomery......Dec. 12, 1888 Mardi Gras, Good Fridarn Inter-State Farmers' Association meets at Montgomery......Aug. 21, 1889 Rube Burrows, a notori[2 more...]
ms all the Mississippi Valley......1697 De Bienville builds Fort St. Louis on the west side of Mobile Bay......1702 Colony removed to present site of Mobile......1711 Fort Toulouse built by French at the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers......1714 All the territory now Alabama north of 31° and west to the Mississippi ceded to England by France......1763 [West Florida from 1764 to 1781 included much of the present territory of Alabama and Mississippi. The British prov county). The Indians attack and are repulsed......Jan. 22-24, 1814 Calebee River. Indian attack repulsed by General Floyd......Jan. 27, 1814 General Jackson, reinforced, attacks Indians fortified at Great Horse-shoe Bend (Tohopeka) of Tallapoosa River......March 27, 1814 [By this, the bloodiest battle of the war, the power of the Indians was destroyed.] Indians by treaty cede to the United States nearly half the present State of Alabama......Aug. 9, 1814 General Jackson captures
North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-alabama
ty, showing 733 whites, 494 negro slaves, and twenty-three free negroes......1800 [Mobile not included, being under Spanish rule.] Congress provides a legislature for the Territory......1800 President Jefferson appoints William C. C. Claiborne, of Tennessee, governor......1801 Georgia cedes to the United States all between the 31st and the 35th parallels for $1,250,000......April 24, 1802 Congress extends the Mississippi Territory to 35° N.......1804 Robert Williams, of North Carolina, governor......1805 Madison county created......1808 David Holmes, of Virginia, governor......1809 Baldwin county created......1809 The three counties in what is now Alabama have 6,422 whites and 2,624 negroes......1810 Madison gazette started at Huntsville......1812 United States forces occupy Spanish west Florida, and the district east of Pearl River and south of 31° N. is added to the Mississippi Territory......1812-13 Spanish garrison at Fort Charlotte (Mobile) s
.....1798 Winthrop Sargent, of Massachusetts, appointed by President Adams first governor......1798 [Seat of government, Natchez on the Mississippi.] Spanish garrison at Fort St. Stephen relieved by Federal troops......May, 1799 Washington county, comprising all east of the Pearl River to the Chattahoochee, formed by Governor Sargent......June, 1800 First census of Washington county, showing 733 whites, 494 negro slaves, and twenty-three free negroes......1800 [Mobile not inclWashington county, showing 733 whites, 494 negro slaves, and twenty-three free negroes......1800 [Mobile not included, being under Spanish rule.] Congress provides a legislature for the Territory......1800 President Jefferson appoints William C. C. Claiborne, of Tennessee, governor......1801 Georgia cedes to the United States all between the 31st and the 35th parallels for $1,250,000......April 24, 1802 Congress extends the Mississippi Territory to 35° N.......1804 Robert Williams, of North Carolina, governor......1805 Madison county created......1808 David Holmes, of Virginia, govern
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