Nation Building and Nationalism

  • Boston Manufacturing Company founds cotton mill at Waltham, Mass.

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  • War of 1812 ends

    War of 1812 ends
  • James Monroe elected president

  • Andrew Jackson invades Florida

  • Supreme Court hands down far-reaching decision in Dartmouth College case in McCulloch v. Maryland

  • Adams-Onis treaty procedes Spanish territory to the United States

  • Financial panic is followed by a depression lasting until 1823

  • Missouri Compromise resolves nation's first sectional crisis

  • Monroe reelected president almost unanimously

  • Monroe Doctrine proclaimed

  • Lafayette revisists the US

  • Supreme Court decides Gibbons v. Ogden

  • John Quincy Adams elected president

  • Erie Canal completed; canal era begins