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What Happened in 1825

Important Events in 1825

  • Jan 27 US Congress approves Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for the forced relocation of the Eastern Indian tribes via the "Trail of Tears"
  • Feb 22 Russia & Britain establish Alaska-Canada boundary
  • Aug 29 Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil
  • Dec 26 Decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar Nicholas I begins [O.S. 14 December]

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George Stephenson's "Locomotion No. 1" becomes the 1st steam locomotive to carry passengers on a public rail line, the Stockton and Darlington Railway in England

On September 27, 1825

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