Constructed between 1811 and 1818, the road stretched from Cumberland, Maryland to Wheeling, WV.
Cabot Lowell and friends found cotton mill
The Boston Manufacturing Company, founded by Cabot Lowell and associates, found a landmark cotton mill factory
End of the War of 1812
The War of 1812 ends
President Madison called for this federally supported program which consisted of improving the transportaion system of the US
Andrew Jackson Invades Florida
The territory of East Florida was in high demmand for President Monroe . Gen. Jackson invaded the land, eventually occupying it,
Proposed by Jenry Clay, this called for a high protective tariff to stimulate industrial growth.
James Monroe is elected the 5th President of the US with a count of 183 to 34.
Second US Bank
Expected to serve as a check on the state banks by forcing them to resume specie payments.
Limited US and British naval forces on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain and guranteed that the Britsih would never try to invade the US from Canada and that the US would never try to take Canada away from the British.
Dartmouth College Case
New Hampshire state legislature is denied the right to convert Dartmouth from a private college into a state university
Panic of 1819
America's first financial crisis
The US gains Florida from the Spanish
McCulloch vs. Maryland
After Maryland had levied a tax on a branch of the Bank of the US, it was ruled by the court unconstitutional.
After debate on wether or not Missouri should be accpeted as a slave state, Congress makes the decision to grant statehood to Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state to continue the balance of power.
Monroe is Reelected
Monroe blows away his opponent with a count of 231 to 1.
Monroe Vetoes National Road Repair
Monroe argued that repairing the road was beyond the constitutional powers of the US, stating it was the job of state and local government.
Declared that the US opposed any further colinization in the Americas or any effort by European nations to extend their political systems outside their own hemishphere. In exchange the US promised to involve itself with Europe.
Gibbons vs. Ogden
Bolstered the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.
Erie Canal is Opened
The Erie Canal, stretching from Albany to Buffalo.