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  • john adams is elected president

    john adams is elected president
    A conservative Federalist, he was one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.
  • embargo act of 1807

    embargo act of 1807
    American laws restricting American ships from engaging in foreign trade between the years of 1807 and 1812. They led to the War of 1812 between the U.S. and Britain.
  • war of 1812

    war of 1812
    The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States of America and those of the British Empire.[nb 2] The Americans declared war in 1812 for a number of reasons, including a desire for expansion into the Northwest Territory, trade restrictions because of Britain's ongoing war with France, impressment of American merchant sailors into the Royal Navy, British support of American Indian tribes against American expansion, and the humiliation of American honour.
  • missouri compromise

    missouri compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30' north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri.
  • 1824 presidential election

    1824 presidential election
    john adams was elected president and this is the time where the phrase "corrupt deal" comes into play.
  • jacksonian democracy

    jacksonian democracy
    Jacksonian democracy promoted the strength of the presidency and executive branch at the expense of Congress, while also seeking to broaden the public's participation in government.
  • tariff of Abominations

    tariff of Abominations
    The major goal of the tariff was to protect industries in the northern United States which were being driven out of business by low-priced imported goods by putting a tax on them. The South, however, was harmed firstly by having to pay higher prices on goods the region did not produce, and secondly because reducing the importation of British goods made it difficult for the British to pay for the cotton they imported from the South.[1] The reaction in the South, particularly in South Carolina, wo
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    In the interim between the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention and the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, Elizabeth Cady Stanton composed the Declaration of Sentiments, a document declaring the rights of women modeled on the Declaration of Independence.
  • sherman anti-trust act

    sherman anti-trust act
    It was the first Federal statute to limit cartels and monopolies, and today still forms the basis for most antitrust litigation by the United States federal government
  • fourteen points speech is given

    fourteen points speech is given
    speech delivered by president woodrow wilson intended to ensure that the war was being fought for moral reasons.