Andrew Jackson's timeline

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    Jackson timeline

  • The Cumberland road

    The Cumberland road
    The National Road (Cumberland Road) was the first major improved highway in the United States to be built by the federal government. The approximately 620-mile (1,000 km) long National Road provided a connection between the Potomac and Ohio Rivers and a gateway to the West for thousands of settlers.
  • Era of Good Feelings begins

    Era of Good Feelings begins
    the era of good feelings marked a period in the political history of the united states that reflected a sense of national purpose and a disire for unity among americans in the aftermath of the napoleonic war.
  • Erie canal

    Erie canal
    the erie canal is a canal in new york that originally ran about 363 miles from albany, new york, on the hudson river to buffalo, new york, at lake erie at the time completing a navigable water route from new york city and the atlantic ocean to the great lakes.
  • Election of John Quincy Adams

    Election of John Quincy Adams
    Th United States presidential election of 1824 was the 10th quaddrenial presidential election, held from Tuesday, October 26, to thursday, December 2, 1824. John Quincy Adams was elected President on Febuary 9, 1825, after the election was decided by the house of representatives in what was termed the Corrupt Bargain
  • Sequoya writes the Cherokee language

    Sequoya writes the Cherokee language
    Sequoyah moved west to Arkansas and continued his work. Finally, after twelve years of labor, ridicule and abuse he finally reduced the complex language into 86 symbols, each representing a unique sound of Cherokee speech. In 1821, after a demonstration of the system to amazed tribal elders, the Cherokee Nation adopted his alphabet, now called a 'syllabary'. Thousands of Cherokees learned to read and write within a few years.
  • The emergence of Sectionalism

    The emergence of Sectionalism
    Sectionalism in 1800s America refers to the different life styles, social structures, customs, and political values of the North, South and West. It increased steadily in 1800–1850 as the North, industrialized, urbanized and built prosperous factories, while the deep South concentrated on plantation agriculture based on slave labor, together with subsistence farming for the poor whites. Southerners defended slavery in part by claiming that Northern factory workers toiled under worse conditions.
  • Tariff of abominations

    Tariff of abominations
    The Tariff of 1828 was a protective tariff passed by the Congress of the United States on May 19, 1828, designed to protect industry in the northern United States. It was labeled the Tariff of Abominations by its southern detractors because of the effects it had on the antebellum Southern economy. The major goal of the tariff was to protect industries in the northern United States by putting a tax on them.
  • Gold is discovered in the Cherokee nation triggering America's first gold rush

    Gold is discovered in the Cherokee nation triggering America's first gold rush
    The Georgia Gold Rush was the second significant gold rush in the United States. It started in 1828 in the present day Lumpkin County near county seat Dahlonega, and soon spread through the North Georgia mountains, following the Georgia Gold Belt. By the early 1840s, gold became harder to find. When gold was discovered in California in 1848 to start the California Gold Rush, many Georgia miners moved west.

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  • Indian removal act

    Indian removal act
    The Indian Removal Act was a law that was passed during the presidency of Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830. The act authorized him to negotiate with the Native Americans in the Southern United States for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their homelands.
  • Cherokee nation v. Georgia

    Cherokee nation v. Georgia
    Cherokee Nation v. Georgia was a United States Supreme Court case. The Cherokee Nation sought a federal injunction against laws passed by the state of Georgia depriving them of rights within its boundaries, but the Supreme Court did not hear the case on its merits. It ruled that it had no original jurisdiction in the matter, as the Cherokee was a dependent nation, with a relationship to the United States like that of a ward to its guardian.
  • sayuk removal

    The Sauk and Fox tribes relocated and were removed to lands west of the Mississippi River over the course of several decades in the mid-19th century. Although the Black Hawk War of 1832 played an important role in that history, that conflict represents one element of the larger history of dispossession and removal that began with the Treaty of St. Louis.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
  • President Jackson vetoes the 2nd national bank of America

    The Second Bank of the United States, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was the second federally authorized Hamiltonian National Bank in the United States during its 20-year charter from February 1816 to January 1836. A private corporation with public duties, the bank handled all fiscal transactions for the US Government, and was accountable to Congress and the US Treasury. Twenty percent of its capital was owned by the federal government, the Bank's single largest stockholder Four th
  • Nullification crisis

    Nullification crisis
    The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification. This ordinance declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina. The controversial and highly protective Tariff of 1828 (known to its detractors as the "Tariff of Abominations") was enacted into law during the presidency of
  • Choctaw, Creek, and Chickasaw removal

    Choctaw, Creek, and Chickasaw removal
    Indian removal was a 19th-century policy of ethnic cleansing by the government of the United States to relocate Native American tribes living east of the Mississippi River to lands west of the river. The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by President Andrew Jackson on May 26, 1830.
  • 2nd seminole

    2nd seminole
    In an effort to eliminate the Seminole problem, Washington passed the Indian Removal Act in 1830 which called for their relocation west. Meeting at Payne's Landing, FL in 1832, officials discussed relocation with the leading Seminole chiefs. Coming to an agreement, the Treaty of Payne's Landing stated that the Seminoles would move if a council of chiefs agreed that the lands in the west were suitable. Touring the lands near the Creek Reservation, the council agreed and signed a document stating.
  • Election of Martin Van Buren

    Election of Martin Van Buren
    The United States presidential election of 1836 was the 13th quadrennial presidential election, held from Thursday, November 3, to Wednesday, December 7, 1836. As the third consecutive election victory for the Democratic Party, it ushered incumbent Vice-President Martin Van Buren into the White House with 170 electoral votes to 122 electoral votes for William Henry Harrison and other Whigs. The election of 1836 is principally remembered for three distinctive circumstances.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices and wages went down while unemployment went up.
  • Trail of Tears

    The Trail of Tears is a name given to the ethnic cleansing and forced relocation of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included many members of the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek), Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations, among others in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory in eastern sections of the present-day state of Oklahoma.