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  • Marbury v. Madison

    Adams appointed Marbury as a justice of the peace. The new Secretary of State, James Madison, refused to deliver his commission making him a justice of the peace. Marbury argued that the Judiciary Act gave the Supreme Court the power to force Madison to deliver the commission.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    It was purchased in 1803 by the United States from France.
  • War of 1812

    The Treaty of Ghent on February 17, 1815, ended the war of War of 1812 of the restriction of British trade.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Clay gave a compromise where Missouri was admitted to the Union as a slave state and Maine was a free state.
  • Gibbons and Ogden

    Gibbons and Ogden established the principle that states cannot, by legislative enactment.
  • The Completion of the Erie Canal

    The completion of the Erie Canal was completed with only $7 million and brought a lot economic gain.
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    U.S.-Mexican War

    This war was fought due to the annexation of the Republic of Texas by the U.S. in 1845.
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    Civil War

    This war was fought between the Union and the Confederacy.