Jacksonian Era

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In History
  • Tariff of 1828

    Tariff of 1828
    The Tariff of 1828 also known as the Tariff of Abominations was passed. Many people disagreed with the tariff. The South disliked it, the North supported it.
  • Jackson is elected.

    Jackson is elected.
    Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams run against eachother in the Election of 1828. Andrew Jackson has the most electoral and popular vote.
  • Maysville Road veto

    Maysville Road veto
    Andrew Jackson vetoes the Maysville Road bill declaring it is unconstitutional for the government to be spending so much money. He also stated that paying for this would interfere with paying off the national debt.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal into law. This forces many Native American to move west of the Mississippi.
  • Cherokee Nation v. Georgia

    Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
    The Cherokee claim that the people of Georgia are forcefully trying to remove them from their homeland. The court rules in Georgia's favor stating that the Native Americans are not a foreign nation, and therefore cannot view the case. .
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    The court ruled in Worcester's favor saying that Georgia's action was unconstitutional. They also stated that the Native Americans were protected by the Constitution.
  • Jackson attacks the Second U.S. Bank

    Jackson attacks the Second U.S. Bank
    Jackson vetoes the charter to the Second Bank of the United States. He believes this is unconstitutional, but the Supreme Court ruled in the Bank's favor.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    South Carolina passes the Nullification Act threatening to secede from the Union. Jackson choses to passes the Force Bill which allows him to use military force if necessary.
  • Jackson is reelected.

    Jackson is reelected.
    Andrew Jackson runs against Henry Clay, John Floyd, and William Wirt. Andrew Jackson has the most electoral and popular vote.
  • Compromise of 1833

    Compromise of 1833
    The Compromise of 1833 is passed. This compromise was drawn up by Henry Clay.
  • Second Seminole War

    Second Seminole War
    A war that raged between the Seminole and the United States. It started when Osceola murdered Indian agent Wiley Thompson.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    Native Americans are forced out of their lands to west of the Mississippi River. The Choctaw are the first to voluntarily leave.
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    Jacksonian Era