History Timeline

  • Election of Thomas Jefferson

    Since their were no official records of the popular votes, Thomas Jefferson went against Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson was selected over Aaron by 35 ballots.
  • Election of George Washington

    He won the election in a landslide because most Americans loved him.
  • Beginning of the Democratic- Republican Party

    Those who were opposed Hamilton’s views called themselves the Republicans.
  • Bill of Rights added to the Constitution

    A list of ten Amendments that were added to the constitution to ensure that Americans had their unalienable rights.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    During Washington’s presidency, farmers were forced to pay a tax on the grain, that was used for whiskey, they didn’t like so they rebelled and were defeated.
  • Election of John Adams

    In the election, Adams was running for the federalists and won by three votes
  • Election of John Adams

    Adams was running for the federalists and won by three votes.
  • John Marshall Appointed

    John Marshall was appointed Chief Justice before the case of Marbury and Madison.
  • Alien Act

    This act allowed any alien, harmful to the U.S, to be deported immediately.
  • XYZ Affair

    France insulted America so John Adams sent three representatives over but couldn’t see the king unless they paid, so we declared a naval war on them.
  • Lousiana purchase

    Napoleon sold Louisiana to the United states for $15 million and it doubled the size of America.
  • The Embargo Act

    The Embargo act stopped trade with every one making the United States lose a lot of money.
  • Non- intercourse Act

    The Non- intercourse act stopped trade with only Great Britain and France.
  • War of 1812

    This was a battle between the British and the United States because the British was supplying guns and ammunition to the Indians and that they were taking our soldiers and putting them into their navy.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    The Americans, who were lead by Andrew Jackson beat the British who were trying to take New Orleans.
  • Election of James Monroe

    When the Federalists collapsed, there was no one to run against him
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    The state of Maryland imposed a tax of all bank notes not chartered in that state but when James McCuloh didn’t want to pay the tax he sued the state and lost.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri wanted to enter America as a slave state so they entered Maine as a free state.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Aaron Ogden didn’t want Thomas Gibbons to operate New York waters so he sued him and it went to the supreme court, but the supreme court was in favor of Gibbons because they said that the commerce between states was mere traffic.
  • Election of 1824

    Andrew Jackson called this election a corrupt bargain because John Quincy Adams asked Henry Clay to get him votes for a spot in the House of Representatives.
  • Beginning of Democratic party 1820’s

    It was started by Jackson and his followers, but they were always fighting the Whigs.
  • Election of Andrew Jackson

    Jackson won this election because he had made the Democratic- Republican party and with that he easily defeated Adams.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Andrew Jackson asked for the Indians to be removed so the crisis in Georgia could be resolved, also because he wanted them out of the way so Americans could settle whre they used to live.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    This was a case in which the supreme court stopped the conviction of Samuel Worcester and said that Georgia’s law that prohibited non-Indians from being present without a license was unconstitutional.
  • he Election of James Madison

    In the election of 1808, James Madison(Democratic- Republican) defeated Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.
  • Closing of the U.S Bank

    he vetoed it when he had the chance.Andrew Jackson opposed the U.S bank because he felt it had too much power so
  • Sedition Act

    his act prevented anyone from saying anything bad about the Government.
  • Beginning of Federalist Party

    This party was started during the Jacksonian Democracy and was in opposition of the Democrats’ views.
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Marbury sued Madison because he did not give him his earned job as ea judge and the supreme court found in favor of Madison.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    After buying Louisiana Thomas Jefferson sent two men into that territory and told them to tell him what they saw.
  • Expanded Suffrage to all white men

    The election of 1828 expanded suffrage for the common man giving them the right to vote.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    This said that European countries couldn’t come and settle any American Nations.