jasmine timeline

  • John Adams is elected president

    John Adams is elected president
    A leading champion of independence in 1776, he was the second President of the United States (1797–1801).
  • Thomas Jefferson is inaugurated

    Thomas Jefferson is inaugurated
    The third president in Washington, DC.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    Landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expands the power of the Court by establishing its right to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
  • Missouri Comprise

    Missouri Comprise
    In an effort to maintain the balance between free and slave states, Maine (formerly part of Massachusetts) is admitted as a free state so that Missouri can be admitted as a slave state.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    n his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares that the American continents are henceforth off-limits for further colonization by European powers.