1800 - 1876

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    Andrew Jackson 7th President

    Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of the United States of America. He served for 8 years as president.
  • Thomas Jefferson takes Presidential Oath of office

    Thomas Jefferson takes Presidential Oath of office
    Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd President of the USA 1801-1809. One of the founding Fathers and also know as the Author of the Deceleration of Independence.
  • James Madison takes Presidential Oath

    James Madison takes Presidential Oath
    James Madison was the 4th President of the USA. He was also a major contributor to the US Constitution and The Bill of Rights.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    U.S. declares war on Great Britain over issues of borders, trade,
    freedom of the seas, and the rights of neutrals.It lasted from 1812-1815.
  • Battle of the Thames

    Battle of the Thames
    This was a decisive American victory. General Harrison defeated British General Procter on Canadian soil along the Thames River. The British planned to trap American forces by the use of canon fire, but the canons failed. America was able to attack the British front lines and they retreated.The great Native chief Tecumseh was killed in this battle.
  • The Battle of Fort McHenry

    The Battle of Fort McHenry
    On September 13-14, 1814, the British attacked Fort McHenry. The American Major George Armistead gathered 1,000 men to hold off the British attack on Fort McHenry on September 14th the British retreated and the Americans declared victory.
  • The Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans
    U.S. victory against Great Britain in the War of 1812 and the final major battle of that conflict.Future President Andrew Jackson and a motley assortment of militia fighters, frontiersmen, slaves, Indians and even pirates weathered a frontal assault by a superior British force, inflicting devastating casualties along the way.
  • James Monroe takes Oath as the 5th President of the USA

    James Monroe takes Oath as the 5th President of the USA
    James Monroe was the 5th President of the United States and was the author of the Monroe Doctrine which warned the European nations to stay out of the colonies business.
  • John Quincy Adams Takes Presidential Oath of Office

    John Quincy Adams Takes Presidential Oath of Office
    John Quincy Adams takes the oath of office as the 6th President of the USA. J.Q. Adams had previously serve in many diplomatic and political roles including Minster to Prussia and the Netherlands. He was the first son of a former president (John Adams) to be elected to the Presidency.
  • Andrew Jackson Oath of office as the 7th President of USA

    Andrew Jackson Oath of office as the 7th President of USA
    “Old Hickory” As he was known because of his his aggressive domineer as a army general and politician. He lead the troops at the Battle of New Orleans 1815.
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    Martin Van Buren 8th president

    Martin Van Burner was the 8th president of the United States. He served He only served a single term as president.
  • Martin Van Buren takes Oath of office as 8th President

    Martin Van Buren takes Oath of office as 8th President
    Martin Van Buren was the 8th Vice President before becoming the 8th President. He was the first president born in the United States.
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    William Henry Harrison 9th president

    William Henry Harrison was the 9th president of the United States. He died from pneumonia 31 days into his terms, he served the shortest tenure in United States presidential history.
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    John Tyler the 10th president

    John Tyler was the 10th president of the United States. He was the first vice president to succeed to the presidency after the death of his predecessor.
  • William Henry Harrison Takes Oath as 9th President of USA

    William Henry Harrison Takes Oath as 9th President of USA
    William Henry Harrison was the 9th President of the USA but was only in office for 30 days after getting pneumonia. This is the shortest term of any President
  • John Tyler takes Oath as 10th President of USA

    John Tyler takes Oath as 10th President of USA
    John Tyler was the first Vice President to succeed a deceased president when William Henry Harrison died 30 days in. John Tyler was the former Governor of Virginia
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    James K. Polk 11th president

    James Polk was the 11th president. America's territory grew by more than one-third while he was president.
  • James Polk takes the 11th Presidential Oath

    James Polk takes the 11th  Presidential Oath
    James Polk was elected the 11th President of the USA and was was very active in the Whig party and wanted to annex Texas into the USA.
  • Mexican War Begins

    Mexican War Begins
    Congress declares war after Mexican troops
    attack U.S. troops in disputed territory north of the Rio Grande.
  • Battle for Mexico City

    Battle for Mexico City
    U.S. forces defeat Mexican army at Veracruz and Mexico City
  • Mexican War Ends

    Mexican War Ends
    The Mexican War officially ends by treaty. The Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic ended the Mexican War and went into effect on July 4,1848.
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    Zachary Taylor was the 12th president

    Zachary Taylor was a national war hero for his battles in the Mexican war. He dies from cholera morbus after serving 16 months in office.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    This allows residents of New Mexico and Utah territories to permit or ban slavery, admits California as a free state. Would end the slave trade, but not slavery.
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    Millard Fillmore 13th president

    He was the 13th president and the last president to not be affiliated with either democratic or republican parties.
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    Franklin Pierce 14th president

    Pierce was the 14th president. He became president at a time of apparent tranquility. He had hoped to ease the division.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Bleeding Kansas is a term used to describe the period of violence during the settling of the Kansas territory.
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    James Buchanan 15th president

    James Buchanan was the 15th president. He served previous to the America Civil War. He was part of the democratic party.
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    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president

    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president. He wanted whatever was best for the Union. He was assassinated while watching a play.
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    Andrew Jackson 17th president

    Andrew Jackson was the 17th president. He was seeking to act as the direct representative of the common man.
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    Ulysses S. Grant 18th president

    Grant was the 18th president. He was a national war hero, also was appointed America's first four -star general at the recommendation of president.