chapter 10 timeline

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  • Tariff of Abominations goes into effect

    Tariff of Abominations goes into effect
    The tariff sought to protect northern and western agricultural products from competition with foreign imports; however, the resulting tax on foreign goods would raise the cost of living in the South and would cut into the profits of New England's industrialists.
  • Congress Passes the Indian Removal Act

    Congress Passes the Indian Removal Act
    uthorized Andrew Jackson to negotiate land-exchange treaties with tribes living east of the Mississippi. The treaties enacted under this act's provisions paved the way for the reluctant—and often forcible—emigration of tens of thousands of American Indians to the West.
  • Andrew Jackson Vetoes the Maysville Road Bill

    Andrew Jackson 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. This was a blow to Clay's American System, and it irritated the West.
  • Supreme Court issues Cherokee nation v. Georgia decision

    Supreme Court issues Cherokee nation v. Georgia decision
    It ruled that it had no original jurisdiction in the matter, as the Cherokees were a dependent nation, with a relationship to the United States like that of a "ward to its guardian," as said by Justice Marshall.
  • Supreme Court issues Worcester v. Georgia decision

    Supreme Court issues Worcester v. Georgia decision
    Samuel A. Worcester and others, were indicted in the county of Gwinnett in the state of Georgia for "residing within the limits of the Cherokee nation without a license". Worcester argued that the state could not maintain the prosecution because it violated the Constitution, treaties between the U.S. and the Cherokee nation, and an act of Congress entitled "an act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes."
  • South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification

    South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification
    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.
  • Andrew Jackson vetoes the Bank Recharter Bill

    Andrew Jackson vetoes the Bank Recharter Bill
    The bank’s charter was unfair, Jackson argued in his veto message because it gave the bank considerable, almost monopolistic, market power, specifically in the markets that moved financial resources around the country and into and out of other nations.
  • Congress passes the Force Bill

    Congress passes the Force Bill
    Congress passed the Force Bill, which authorized the president to use whatever force he deemed necessary to enforce federal tariffs.
  • Congress passes Henry Clay's Compromise Tariff

    Congress passes Henry Clay's Compromise Tariff
    The Tariff of 1832 was another protective tariff that was passed on July 14, 1832 to reduced the existing tariffs as remedy for the conflict created by the 1828 tax referred to as the Tariff of Abominations.
  • Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren is elected president

    Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren is elected president
    With Jackson's support, Van Buren won the presidential nomination of the 1835 Democratic National Convention without opposition.
  • Financial Panic deflates the Economy

    Financial Panic deflates the Economy
    The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession. The years 1837 to 1844 were years of deflation in wages and prices.
  • Eastern Indians are forced west on the Trail of Tears

    Eastern Indians are forced west on the Trail of Tears
    Trail of Tears, in U.S. history, the forced relocation of Eastern Woodlands Indians of the Southeast region of the United States to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi River.
  • Independent Treasury Established

    Independent Treasury Established
    In June 1840 Congress established an Independent Treasury System, but the first act of the Whig administration of President William Henry Harrison in March 1841 was to repeal the bill.
  • Whig Candidate William Henry Harrison is elected president

    Whig Candidate William Henry Harrison is elected president
    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.