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Expanding the New Nation (1824-1860)

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    Expanding the New Nation

  • Brazil

    Recognized by the US.
  • American Slaves

    American Slaves
    American Slaved freed from Liberia
  • 1824 Presidential Election

    1824 Presidential Election
    House of Reps begins to end election deadlock between JQ Adams.Jackson, WH Crawford & H Clay Adams eventually declared president.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    Erie Canal Completed
  • Tariff of 1828

    Tariff of 1828
    a protective tariff passed by the U.S. Congress that came to be known as the "Tariff of Abominations" to its Southern detractors because of the effects it had on the Antebellum Southern economy; it was the highest tariff in U.S. peacetime and its goal was to protect industry in the northern United States from competing European goods by increasing the prices of European products.
  • Jacksonian Democracy

    Jacksonian Democracy
    Andrew Jackson becomes 7th President-Time of Jacksonian Democracy.
    Famous during this time:
    Spoil's System (Fired workers to hire people that supported his presidency, caused trouble and segregation for America)
  • Mormon Church

    Mormon Church organized in Fayette, New York
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    signed in 1830, it provided for the immediate resettlement of native americans living in mississippi, alabama, florida, georgia, etc such as Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek and Seminole
  • Oregon Trail

    Oregon Trail
    Oregon Trail is beginning and seeking for Oregon Settlers. The first major wagon train to the northwest departs from Elm Grove, Missouri, on the Oregon Trail. A thousand pioneers head west
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    in 1831, this mass slave uprising resulted in the deaths of over 50 white men, women, and children - cautioned the world about the problems of freeing slaves
  • Nat Turner Rebels

    Nat Turner Rebels
    Slave Nat Turner rebels and leads a slave revolt at Southamptoa, Virginia.
  • Abe Lincoln Enlists

    Abe Lincoln enlists in the Illinois militia to help fight Sauk and Fox indians.
  • Tariff of 1832

    andrew jackson lowered the previous tariff to 35 percent in order to appease the south; however south carolina nullified it and threatened to secede from the union
  • Whig Party formed

    Whig Party formed
    Jackson vetoes re-chartering of the 2nd National Bank, which creates the Whig party. Jackson supporters renewed the Jefferson Democratic Party
  • First Co-Ed College

    Oberlin College in Ohio becomes the first co-ed colloege in the United States.
  • Jackson is Re-elected

    Jackson is Re-elected
    Andrew Jackson takes oath for second term of Presidency
  • Let there be books!

    Let there be books!
    First tax-supported public library opened in Peterborough, New Hampshire
  • Lafayette

    Death of Lafayette- Revolutionary War hero on two continents
  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain (a worldly known author) was born in Florida, Missouri.
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    Fighting for an Independent Texas (Battle of San Jacinto)

    March 2 (1836)-Texas declares independence from Mexico.
    April 21 (1836)- Battle of San Jacinto. Victory over Mexican army and capture of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna on the following day achieves de facto Texas independence.
    December 29 (1845)-Texas is annexed. Results in a war with Mexico.
  • The Alamo

    The Alamo
    6000 Mexicans defeat 190 Americans in 12 days.
  • Martin Van Buren

    Martin Van Buren
    Martin Van Buren takes oath and becomes America's 8th president.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Ecnomic downturn caused by loose lending practices of stat banks' and overspeculation. Martin Van Buren spent most of his time in office attempting to stablize and lessen the economic situation
  • The Trail of Tears

    The Trail of Tears
    The forced movement of Cherokee Indians in 1838 to the land west of Mississippi River forced by the U.S. Army. it lasted 116 days and was 1,000 miles long, many Indians died
  • La Amistad taken over

    La Amistad taken over
    Slaves take over a ship known as La Amistad and land in New York. After much controversy, slaves are able to return to their homeland and Spaniards are placed under arrest for illegal participation in the slave trade.
  • Railroads

    Railway Express Co. founded in Boston. Revolutionized productivity and transportation of goods and people.
  • The One-Month Term in Office: William Henry Harrison

    The One-Month Term in Office: William Henry Harrison
    William Henry Harrison takes office and becomes the 9th president of the United States and passes away exactly one month later.
  • The One-Month Term in Office Cont'd: John Tyler

    The One-Month Term in Office Cont'd: John Tyler
    John Tyler is elected and becomes the 10th President of the United States after William Henry Harrison passed away after his short-lived one month term.
  • Advancement in Communication

    Advancement in Communication
    Samuel F. B. Morse opens telegraphic link between Baltimore and Washington D.C. Advances and revolutionizes technology in means of communication.
  • James K. Polk

    James K. Polk
    James K. Polk takes oath and is elected as the 11th President of the United States.
  • Mexican War

    Mexican War
    1846-1848 , Mexico broke relations with USA after annexation of Texas. Also, dispute over boundary of Texas and Americans were interested in New Mexico and California, as well. Polk sent Slidell to try and buy off the Mexicans... they wouldn't budge.Polk ordered Taylor to move army across Nueces River to the Rio Grande. They stayed stationed for a while,finally Mexicans crossed the river and attacked and started the war. America got New Mexico and California and it ended with Treaty of Guadalupe
  • Potatoe Famine

    After the Potatoe Famine in Ireland, many people fleed to America.
  • The Wilmot Proviso

    The Wilmot Proviso
    Proposal to prohibit slavery in any land acquired in the Mexican War, but southern senators, led by John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, defeated the measure in 1846 and 1847. It Failed
  • New Mexico

    New Mexico annexed by the United States.
  • Pioneering Women's Rights Convention

    Held in Seneca Falls, New York.
  • Treaty of 1848

    Gained California, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah and parts of Colorado and Wyoming for the Union.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Stated if a slave were found that had left their owner they were to be returned, and if not returned it was considered illegal. The first Fugitive Slave Act was enacted by Congress in 1793 but as the northern states abolished Slavery, the act was rarely enforced.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous "Uncle Tom's Cabin" Edtorial adds to slavery tensions.
  • Simon Bolivar

    Simon Bolivar
    Military and Political Leader
  • The Second Great Awakening

    The Second Great Awakening
    Wave of religious revivals around 1800 that encouraged a culture of evangelicalism responsible for an upswing in prison reform, the temperance cause, the feminist movement, and abolition - resulted in methodist and baptists being the two largest denominations
  • Maine Law

    Maine Law
    in 1851, Neal S. Dow created this law to prohibit the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in that state

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