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Era of Andrew Jackson

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    Era of Andrew Jackson

  • Cumberland Road

    Cumberland Road
    Cumberland Road was the first road built by the federal government. Construction of this road began in 1815. The road ran from Cumberland, Maryland to Wheeling, Virginia.
  • Era of Good Feelings

    Era of Good Feelings
    Era of Good Feelings1815-1825.
    During this era, people didn't have to worry about European affairs. This era was stimulated by two events. The first U.S. protective tariff, and the establishment of the second national bank.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    Erie Canal1817-1825
    The Erie Canal was built to help transport goods and people. It was a new and different way than roads. The idea began as early as 1768, however they didn't start funding it until 1808.Construction of the canal began in1817 and was completed in 1825.
  • Election of John Quincy Adams

    Election of John Quincy Adams
    JQA was running for president in 1824. Him and his running mate Henry Clay came to an agreement that if Clay helped him win, JQA would make Clay secratary of state. Although Jackson had more popular votes, JQA won the election.
  • Sequoya Writes the Cherokee Language

    Sequoya Writes the Cherokee Language
    Sequoya Creates a New LanguageSequoya though that the Cherokee people needed a way to communicate with writing, so he started to create a way to write the Cherokee language. Instead of an alphabet, he came up with a symbol for each syllables. I couldn't find the exact date so I only used the correct year
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    United States House of RepresentativesThe tariff was meant to protect New England manufacturing and western agriculture products, but the tax on foriegn goods devalued the southern cotton exports. The south opposed the tariff while the North welcomed it.
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    Election of Andrew Jackson

    Election of 1828The Election of AndrewJackson was one of the dirtiest elections. Jackson received 178 electoral votes and 647,286 popular votes. Adams received 83 electoral votes and 508,064 popular votes.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Primary Documents in AmericanThe Indian Removal Act was signed by Andrew Jackson. Many Indians were willing to leave peacefully, however many resisted. They were forced to leave.
  • Cherokee v. Georgia

    Cherokee v. Georgia
    Kid LawThe case was filed by theCherokee nation. They did not agree with the laws that Georgia was passing. It was ruled that the tribe didn't have original jurisdiction, and that they were a domestic dependant nation, and not a sovereign nation.
  • Worcester V Georgia

    Worcester V Georgia
    New Georgia EncyclopediaGeorgia wanted to remove the Cherokees. Samuel Worcester was working with the Cherokees and when Georgia government found out, they made a law that prohibited whites from residing with the Cherokees. Worcester won the majority opinion.
  • Jackson Vetoes 2nd National Bank

    Jackson Vetoes 2nd National Bank
    Miller CenterThe bill that he vetoed would have renewed the corporate charter for the second national bank. Henry Clay and Daniel Webster covinced Nicholas Biddle to make a petition for the renewal of the bank's charter. The petition created controversy.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American HistorySouth Carolina had threatened to leave the country because of the tariff. Andrew Jackson responded by asking congress to use military force to enforce federal laws. Henry Clay settled the crisis by coming up with a comprimise tariff.
  • Second Seminole War

    Second Seminole War
    United States HistoryThe Seminoles were supposed to move west of the Mississippi within 3 years. A lot of Indians had moved west, however most of the Seminoles refused to leave. They were led by their chief Osceola.
  • Election of Martin Van Buren

    Election of Martin Van Buren
    American President: MVB Buren continued Jackson's policies, which got manyof the Democrats on his side. He won the election in a unanimous first ballot.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    America's StoryThe Panic of 1837 was the worst economic depression in the early nation. Because Jackson closed the second national bank, and moved the money to smaller state banks, it led to massive speculation. The banks began to shut down, and businesses began to close down. I could not find the exact date so I only used the correct year
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    History. Indians were forced out of their homelands to land that white people didn't want. The dangerous, and possibly deadly journey was known as "The Trail of Tears". I couldn't find the exact date so I just used the correct year