Jeffersonian Era+ Jacksonian Era

  • Election of 1800

    Election of 1800
    In this election, Democratic-Republican Thomas Jefferson defeated Federalist John Adams in the Presidential election. Jefforson had origionally run for president in the year 1796, Adams won that election, however, and decided to make Jefforson his Vice President.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    This was a purchase made by the United States government under the leadership of Thomas Jefferson. They bought about 530 million acres and it only cost about 15 million dollars.
  • Marbury v. Madison Supreme Court Decision

    Marbury v. Madison Supreme Court Decision
    At the end of John Adam's term as president, he appointed William Marbury as Justice of the Peace in the district of Columbia. When Thomas Jefferson was elected, he refused to acknowledge that Marbury had been appointed and told his Secretary of State, James Madison, to refuse to pay him commission. This was then taken to the supreme court.
  • Lewis and Clark Reach the Pacific Ocean

    Lewis and Clark Reach the Pacific Ocean
    One year, six months, and one day after Lewis and Clark set off with their party from St. Louis, Missouri, they reached the Pacific Ocean. They origionally intended to find the "Northwest Passage" but it proved to be imaginary.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    This treaty was the treaty that officially ended the war of 1812. It basically helped fix the relationship between The United States and the U.K. It was signed in modern day Belgium.
  • Andrew Jackson Elected President (1st Term)

    Andrew Jackson Elected President (1st Term)
    Democrat, Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of the United States. For his first term, his vice president was John C. Calhoun.