15th term of congress

15th Term Of Congress (March 4, 1817- March 3, 1819)

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  • 1st session began

    1st session began
    James Monroe became president of the United States.
  • John Gailliard

    John Gailliard
    John Gaillard (DR), elected March 4, 1817
  • Rush–Bagot Treaty

    Rush–Bagot Treaty
    Rush–Bagot Treaty signed between the U.S. and the United Kingdom
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    Construction on the Erie Canal began Erie Canal-Proposed in 1808 and completed in 1825, the canal links the waters of Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east. An engineering marvel when it was built, some called it the Eighth Wonder of the World
  • Alabama Territory

    Alabama Territory
    Alabama Territory created by splitting the Mississippi Territory
  • Seminole Wars

    Seminole Wars
    The first Seminole War began in Florida Seminole War- War between Seminole and Florida
  • 20th state

    20th state
    Mississippi admitted as the 20th state
  • Flag Act

    Flag Act
    Flag Act of 1818,-are three laws which sought to define the design of the flag of the United States. Each is remarkably short, the shortest being a sentence of 32 words, and the longest being a title and two sentences of 117 words.
  • Treaty of 1818

    Treaty of 1818
    Treaty of 1818 between the U.S. and the United Kingdom established the northern boundary as the 49th parallel from the Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains, also creating the Northwest Angle.
  • Illinois

    Illinois
    1818: Illinois admitted as the 21st state
  • 1st session ends

    1st session ends!
  • Panic of 1819,

    Panic of 1819,
    The Panic of 1819, the first major financial crisis in the United States, began
  • 2nd session begins

    2nd session begans!
  • Dartmouth College v. Woodward

    Dartmouth College v. Woodward
    Dartmouth College v. Woodward: Supreme Court allowed Dartmouth to keep its charter and remain a private institution.
  • James Barbour

    James Barbour
    James Barbour (DR), elected February 15, 1819
  • Adams-Onís Treaty

    Adams-Onís Treaty
    Adams-Onís Treaty: Spain ceded Florida to the United States
  • 2nd session ended!

    2nd session ended!!