Andrew Jackson Era Timeline

  • Farewell Address

    a letter written by the first American President, George Washington, to The People of the United States.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion, or Whiskey Insurrection, was a tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791, during the the time George Washington was president. Farmers used leftover products to make whiskey as a medium of exchange were forced to pay a new tax.
  • Jay’s Treaty

    was a treaty between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Great Britain that is credited with averting war, resolving issues remaining since the Treaty of Paris of 1783, which ended the American Revolution, and facilitating ten years of peaceful trade between the United States and Britain in the midst of the French Revolutionary Wars.
  • Pickney’s Treaty

    guaranteed the United States navigation rights on the Mississippi River. The treaty's full title is Treaty of Friendship, Limits, and Navigation Between Spain and the United States.
  • Election of 1800

    Thomas Jefferson defeated John Adams. The election was a realigning election that ushered in a generation of Democratic-Republican Party rule and the eventual demise of the Federalist Party in the First Party System.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    was the acquisition by the United States of America in 1803 of 828,000 square miles (2,140,000 km2) of France's claim to the territory of Louisiana.
  • Lewis & Clark Expedition

    was the first transcontinental expedition to the Pacific coast undertaken by the United States. Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson, it was led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
  • War of 1812

    was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their Indian allies which resulted in no territorial change, but a resolution of many issues which remained from the American War of Independence.
  • Treaty of Ghent texas

    was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • Battle of New Orleans rush

    This capture of the largest Confederate city was a major turning point and an incident of international importance.
  • “54 – 40 or Fight”

    The broadest definition of the disputed region was defined by the following: west of the Continental Divide of the Americas, north of the 42nd parallel north, and south of the parallel 54°40.
  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    was a treaty between the United States and Spain in 1819 that gave Florida to the U.S. and set out a boundary between the U.S. and New Spain (now Mexico).
  • Monroe Doctrine

    was a policy of the United States introduced on December 2, 1823. It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as acts of aggression, requiring U.S. intervention.
  • Election of 1824

    John Quincy Adams was elected President on February 9, 1825, after the election was decided by the House of Representatives in what was termed the Corrupt Bargain.
  • Trail of Tears

    is a name given to the forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
  • Annexation of california

    refers to a period of revolt by American settlers in the Mexican territory of Alta California against Mexico.
  • California Gold

    The first to hear confirmed information of the Gold Rush were the people in Oregon, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and Latin America, who were the first to start flocking to the state in late 1848. All told, the news of gold brought some 300,000 people to California from the rest of the United States and abroad.[2] Of the 300,000, approximately half arrived by sea and half came from the east overland on the California Trail and the Gila River trail.
  • Gadsden

    is a 29,670-square-mile (76,800 km2) region of present-day southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that was purchased by the United States in a treaty signed by James Gadsden, the American ambassador to Mexico at the time, on December 30, 1853.
  • Steamboat

    The term steamboat is usually used to refer to smaller steam-powered boats working on lakes and rivers, particularly riverboats; steamship generally refers to larger steam-powered ships, usually ocean-going, capable of carrying a (ship's) boat.
  • Telegraph

    is the long-distance transmission of messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.