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    Chief Justice John Marshall

    John Marshall was influenced by the U.S. Supreme Courts power on the laws, courts and federal laws of states. Some of his famous cases were Marbury vs. Madison and Dartmouth college vs. Woodward.
  • Delaware

    Delaware became a state on December 7 1787. Delawares nickname is "The First State".
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania became a state on December 12 1787. Pennsylvanians nickname is "The Keystone State".
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
    New Jersey became a state on December 18 1787. New Jerseys nick name is "The Garden State".
  • Georgia

    Georgia became a state on January 2 1788. Georgias nickname is "The Peach State".
  • Connecticut

    Connecticut became a state on January 9 1788. Connecticuts nickname is "The Nutmeg State".
  • Massachusetts

    Massachusetts became a state on February 6 1788. Massachusetts nickname is "The Bay State".
  • Maryland

    Maryland became a state on April 26 1788. Marylands nickname is "The Old Line State".
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    South Carolina became a state on My 23 1788. South Carolinas nick name is "The Palmetto State"
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    New Hampshire became a state on June 21 1788. New Hampshires nick name is "The Granite State"
  • Virginia

    Virginia became a state on June 25 1788. Virginias nickname is "The Old Dominion State".
  • New York

    New York
    New York became a state on July 26 1788. New Yorks nickname is "The Empire State".
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    George Washington

    George Washington was the first president of the United States. Washington was also the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution.
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
    North Carolina became a state on November 21 1789. North Carolinas nickname is "The Old North State".
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Rhode Island became a state on May 29 1790. Rhode Islands nick name is "The Ocean State".
  • Vermont

    Vermont became a state on March 4 1791. Vermonts nickname is "The Green Mountain State".
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    Whiskey Rebellion

    Alexander Hamilton put a tax on whiskey produced in the United States. People from Pennsylvania didn't like this tax. He did this because the United States needed more money.
  • Kentucky

    Kentucky became a state on June 1 1792. Kentuckeys nick name is "The Bluegrass State".
  • Tennessee

    Tennessee became a state on June 1 1796. Tennessees nickname is "The Volunteer State".
  • Washingtons Farewell Address

    Washingtons Farewell Address
    Washingtons Farewell Address stated that George Washington did not want a third term as president.
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    John Adams

    John Adams was the second president of the United States. Adams was also Vice President of George Washington.
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    Sojourner Truth

    She nown for her 'Ain't I a Woman speech in Akron Ohio, on June 6 1851. he wanted to get rid of slavery just like the rest of the albolitionists. She died in Battle Creek Michigan.
  • Alien and Edition Acts

    Alien and Edition Acts
    John Adams signed four bills passed by the Federalists saying that they wanted protection from the Immagrints.
  • Manifest Dstiney

    Manifest Dstiney
    Manifest destiney is the term to describe the way the Native Americans felt during this time.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. Jefferson was the principle author of the Declaration of Independence.
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    Marbury vs. Madison

    William Marbury petitioned the Supreme Court to force James Madison to deliver documents. Since Madison declined he had to do it so Marbury won.
  • Ohio

    Ohio became a state on March 1 1803. Ohios nickname is "The Buckeye State".
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The United States of America purchased 15 states for 4 cents per acre in 1803. They bought it from the French and it nearly doubled the size of the United States.
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    Lewis and Clark expedition.

    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were the first people to cross the western United States.
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    James Madison Jr.

    James Madison Jr. Was the fourth president of the United States. Madison was an American statesman and a politics theorist.
  • Louisiana

    Louisiana became a state on April 30 1812. Louisiana nickname is "The Pelican State".
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    War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was fought between the United States of America and the United Kingdom. When the war was over there was no real impact on either country.
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    She addressed various issues about womans rights. She also declined to support passage of the 14th and 15th ammendment.
  • Indiana

    Indiana became a state on December 11 1816. Indianas nickname is "The Hoosier State".
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    James Monroe

    James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States. Monroe was the las founding father.
  • Mississippi

    Mississippi became a state on December 10 1817. Mississippis nickname is "The Magnolia State".
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    Fredrick Douglass

    He wrote several autobiographies on when he was a slave. He also spoke the "What to a Slave is the 4th of July" speech.
  • Illinois

    Illinois became a state on December 3 1818. Illinoises nickname is "The Prairie State".
  • Dartmouth vs. Woodward

    Dartmouth vs. Woodward
    Dartmouth college received a charter by King George the third in 1769 but New Hampshire wanted to change it. The Supreme Court ruled that it was a contract so New Hampshire could not change it.
  • Transcontinental Treaty

    Transcontinental Treaty
    The Transcontinental Treaty was between New Spain or Mexico and The United Startes of America. This treaty gave us Florida.
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    McCulloch vs.Maryland

    Maryland wanted to get rid of a branch of the U.S. bank by putting a tax on notes. But McCulloch didn't want that so he fought back. He did eventually win.
  • Alabama

    Alabama became a state on December 14 1819. Alabamas nickname is "The Heart Of Dixie State".
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    Horace Mann's compagn for free public education

    Manns plan was th get free schools for everyone.
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    Susan B. Anthony

    She worked for the woman's right group in New York. She also collected anti slavery petitions at age 17.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise said that people could be pro slavery or anti slavery. Slaves from the former Louisiana purchase were not in this compromise.
  • Maine

    Maine became a state on March 15 1820. Maines nickname is "The Pine Tree State".
  • Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
    Harriet Tubman wanted to get away from the slave owners and she wnated to save other slaves. She used the underground railroads to her advantage. Fredrick Douglass helped Tubman. She lead her troup to safety in Canada.
  • Missouri

    Missouri became a state on August 10 1821. Missouris nickname is "The Show-Me State".
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    James Monroe told the European countries that they had to have respect for the Western Hemishpere.
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    Gibson vs. Ogden

    New York attempted to grant a monopoly of water-bourne commerce between New York and Virginia. The Supreme Court denied it because of the Constitution.
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    James Quincy Adams

    James Quincy Adams was the sixth president of the United States. J.Q. Adams was a diplomat, member and senator of the House of Representatives.
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    Seneca Falls Revolution

    Woman wanted the rights that men had. Some key people were Lucrtia Mott, Amy Post, and Elizebeth Cady Stanton. They diss used what rights they had.
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    Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. Jackson was born into a Scot-Irish family.
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    Abolitionist Movement

    The Abolitionist Movement was a movement trying to get rid of racial discrimination. Some of the people whos suportted it were Theodor D. Weld, William Lloyd Garrison, Aurthur and Lewis Tappan, and Elizer Wright.
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    Trail of Tears

    The white men forced manynNative Americans to walk a very long distanceMany of them died on the walk because of desises. Also many of them cried. Andrew Jackson was presid nt
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    Nat Turners Rebel

    Nat Turner lead slaves to kill 55-65 white peoples in Virginia. This was a slave rebellion.
  • William Lloyd Garrison

    William Lloyd Garrison
    He was an abolitionist. He joined the anti-slavery movement at age 25. He was also a co editor for the Quaker Newspaper.
  • Arkansas

    Arkansas became a state on June 15 1836. Arkansases nickname is "The Natural State".
  • Michigan

    Michigan became a state on January 26 1837. Michigans nickname is "The Wolverine State".
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    Martian Vanburen

    Martian Vanburen was the eighth president of the United States. Vanburen was a member of the Democratic Party and served a number of senior roles.
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    William Harrison

    William Harrison was the ninth president of the United States. Harrison was the first president to die in office and he was an American Military Officer.
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    John Tyler

    John Tyler was the tenth president of the United States. Tyler was elected Vice President on 1840 Whig Ticket with William Harrison.
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    James Polk

    James Polk was the eleventh president of the United States. Polk represented Tennessee even though he was born in North Carolina.
  • Florida

    Florida became a state on March 31 1845. Floridas nickname is "The Sunshine State".
  • Texas

    Texas became a state on December 29 1845. Texeses nickname is "The Lone Star State".
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    John Brown and the armed resistance

    John Brown didn't want slaves to be slaves so he got weapons and attacked the white men who owned slave.
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    Mexican American War

    America wanted California and New Mexico from Mexico. America got the land.
  • Iowa

    Iowa became a state on December 28 1846. Iowas nickname is "The Hawkeye State".
  • Wisconsin

    Wisconsin became a state on May 26 1848. Wisconsins nickname is "The Badger State".
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    Seneca Fall Convention

    This was the first gathering of woman to get rights. They asked for the right to retain property and to use the ninth Amendement.
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    Zachary Taylor

    Zachary Taylor was the twelfth president of the United States. Taylor was a career officer of the United States Army and reached rank of Major General, before he was president.
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    Millard Fillmore

    Millard Fillmore was the thirteenth president of the United States. Fillmore was the last Whig president and the last president to be affiliated with the Democratic or Republican Parties.
  • California

    California became a state on September 9 1850. Californias nickname is "The Golden State".
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    Franklin Pierce

    Franklin Pierce was the fourteenth president of the United States. Pierce was a Northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.
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    Dred Scott vs. Sandford

    The Supreme Court said that African Americans could not be citizens of America. Dred Scott wanted to be c citizen so he tried twice. Finally over the fourteenth amendment he became a citizen.
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    James Buchanan

    James Buchanan was the fifteenth president of the United States. Buchanan served immediately prior to the Civil War.
  • Oregon

    Oregon became a state on February 14 1859. Oregons nickname is "The Beaver State".
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    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States. Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated.