Chapter 10

By J4R3D
  • Tariffs of Abomination" goes into effect

    Tariffs of Abomination" goes into effect
    issues over tariffs. 1828 came to breaking point when this was passed. south gives it this name. otherwise it would've been tarriff of 1828.
  • Andrew vetoes the maysville Road Bill

    Andrew vetoes the maysville Road Bill
    A veto by Jackson that prevented the Maysville road from being funded by federal money since it only benefited Kentucky. ... president of the Bank of the United States- president Jackson felt that the bank held too much financial power and vetoed the bill to re-charter the bank.
  • Congress passes the Indian Removal Act

    Congress passes the Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830, authorizing the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders. A few tribes went peacefully, but many resisted the relocation policy.
  • Supreme court issues Cherokee Nation V Georgia Decision

    Supreme court issues Cherokee Nation V Georgia Decision
    Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831) asked the Supreme Court to determine whether a state may impose its laws on Native Americans and their territory. ... Instead, the Court ruled that it did not have jurisdiction over the case because the Cherokee Nation, was a “domestic dependent nation” instead of a “foreign state."
  • Andrew Jackson vetoes the Bank Recharter Bill

    Andrew Jackson vetoes the Bank Recharter Bill
    Jackson Vetoes Re-Charter of the Second Bank of the US. Andrew Jackson vetoed the bill re-chartering the Second Bank in July 1832 by arguing that in the form presented to him it was incompatible with “justice,” “sound policy” and the Constitution. ... The charter was bad policy for several technical reasons.
  • Supreme court issues Worcester V. Georgia Decision

    Supreme court issues Worcester V. Georgia Decision
    Worcester v. Georgia, legal case in which the U.S. Supreme Court on March 3, 1832, held (5–1) that the states did not have the right to impose regulations on Native American land. ... Andrew Jackson refused to enforce the ruling, the decision helped form the basis for most subsequent Indian law in the United States.
  • South Carolina passes ordinance of Nullification

    South Carolina passes ordinance of Nullification
    The decision was made, and on November 24, 1832, the South Carolina legislature passed the Ordinance of Nullification, which declared the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 unconstitutional, and thereby null and void. The Nullification Crisis began with this act.
  • Congress passes Henry Clay compromise tariff with Jackson's support

    Congress passes Henry Clay compromise tariff with Jackson's support
    Nullification Proclamation. ... After Jackson issued his proclamation, Congress passed the Force Act that authorized the use of military force against any state that resisted the tariff acts. In 1833, Henry Clay helped broker a compromise bill with Calhoun that slowly lowered tariffs over the next decade.
  • Congress passes the Force Bill, authoring military force in South Carolina

    Congress passes the Force Bill, authoring military force in South Carolina
    On December 10, 1832, President Andrew Jackson issued a proclamation to the people of South Carolina that disputed a states' right to nullify a federal law. ... After Jackson issued his proclamation, Congress passed the Force Act that authorized the use of military force against any state that resisted the tariff acts.
  • Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren is elected President

    Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren is elected President
    President Jackson rewarded Van Buren by appointing him Secretary of State. ... Vice President Calhoun, as President of the Senate, cast the deciding vote against the appointment–and made a martyr of Van Buren. The “Little Magician” was elected Vice President on the Jacksonian ticket in 1832, and won the Presidency in 1836.
  • Financial Panic deflates the economy

    Financial Panic deflates the economy
    Deflation typically occurs in and after periods of economic crisis. When an economy experiences a severe recession or depression, economic output slows as demand for consumption and investment drop. ... As more money is saved, less money is spent, further decreasing aggregate demand
  • Eastern India are forced west on the Trail of Tears

    Eastern India are forced west on the Trail of Tears
    Trail of Tears, in U.S. history, the forced relocation during the 1830s of Eastern Woodlands Indians of the Southeast region of the United States (including Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole, among other nations) to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi River.
  • Whig candidate William Henry Harrison elected President

    Whig candidate William Henry Harrison elected President
    Economic recovery from the Panic of 1837 was incomplete, and Whig nominee William Henry Harrison defeated incumbent President Martin Van Buren of the Democratic Party. The election marked the first of two Whig victories in presidential elections. In 1839, the Whigs held a national convention for the first time.
  • Independent Treasury established

    Independent Treasury established
    President James K. Polk made the revival of the independent treasury and a reduction of the tariff the two pillars of his domestic economic program, and pushed both through Congress. He signed the Independent Treasury Act on August 6, 1846, one week after signing the Walker tariff.