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Jacksonian Era

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    Jacksonian Era

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    Construction of The Cumberland Road

    *Not correct month and day... Used book for information* The Cumberland Road, also known as the National Road, was the first major improved highway in the United States to be built by the federal government. The 620-mile long Cumberland Road provided a connection between the Potomac and Ohio Rivers and a gateway to the West for settlers. When rebuilt in the 1830s, the Cumberland Road became the first road in the U.S. to use the new macadam road surfacing.
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    Era of Good Feelings

    *Not correct dates, but correct years* a period in the political history of the United States that reflected a sense of national purpose and a desire for unity among Americans in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars. The era saw the collapse of the Federalist Party and an end to the bitter partisan disputes between it and the dominant Democratic-Republican Party during the First Party System.
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    Construction of The Erie Canal

    [The Erie Canal](www.eriecanal.org) The Erie Canal is a canal in New York that originally ran about 363 miles from Albany, New York, on the Hundson River to Buffalo, New York, at Lake Erie, at the time completing a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. First proposed in 1807, it was under construction from 1817 to 1825 when it officialy opened on October 26th, 1825.
  • The Emergence of Sectionalism

    The Emergence of Sectionalism
    Sectionalism in 1800s America refers to the different life styles, social structures, customs, and political values of the North, South and West. It increased steadily in 1800–1850 as the North, industrialized, urbanized and built prosperous factories, while the deep South concentrated on plantation agriculture based on slave labor, together with subsistence farming for the poor whites.
  • Election of John Q. Adams

    Election of John Q. Adams
    U.S. Presidential Election of 1824 The presidential election of 1824 is notable for being the only election since the passage of the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution to have been decided by the House of Representatives in accordance with its provision to turn over the choice of the president to the House when no candidate secures a majority of the electoral vote.
  • Sequoyah Writes the Cherokee Language

    Sequoyah Writes the Cherokee Language
    *Possibly not the correct day* Sequoyah and the Cherokee Syllabary The Cherokee syllabary is a syllabary invented by Sequoyah, also known as George Gist, to write the Cherokee language in the late 1810s and early 1820s. His creation of the syllabary is particularly noteworthy in that he could not previously read any script.
  • Tarrif of Abominations

    Tarrif of Abominations
    The major goal of the tariff was to protect industries in the northern United States (which were being driven out of business by low-priced imported goods) by putting a tax on them. The South, however, was harmed directly by having to pay higher prices on goods the region did not produce, and indirectly because reducing the exportation of British goods to the US made it difficult for the British to pay for the cotton they imported from the South.
  • Election of Andrew Jackson

    Election of Andrew Jackson
    Brief Biography of Andrew Jackson During the Election of 1828 the 11th quadrennial presidential election, held from Friday, October 31, to Tuesday, December 2, 1828. It featured a re-match between incumbent President John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Jackson, the runner-up in the election of 1824.
  • 1829 Georgia Gold Rush

    1829 Georgia Gold Rush
    Georgia Gold Rush The Georgia Gold Rush was the second signifigant gold rush in the United States. It started in 1828 in the present day Lumpkin County near county seat Dahlonega, and soon spread through the North Georgia Mountains, following the Georgia Gold Belt.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    a law that was passed during the presidency of Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830. The act authorized him to negotiate with the Native Americans in the Southern United States for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their homelands. The act was strongly supported by non-native people of the South, who were eager to gain access to lands inhabited by the Five Civilized Tribes. Christian missionaries, most notably Jeremiah Evarts, protested against
  • 1831 Cherokee Nation v. Georgia

    1831 Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
    Cherokee Nation v. Georgia Cherokee Nation v. Georgia was a United States Supreme Court case. The Cherokee Nation sought a federal injunction against laws passd by the state of Georgia depriving them of rights within its boundaries, but the Supreme Court did not hear the case on its merits. It ruled that it had no original jurisdiction in the matter, as the Cherokee was a dependent nation.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    was a case in which the United States Supreme Court vacated the conviction of Samuel Worcester and held that the Georgia criminal statute that prohibited non-Native Americans from being present on Native American lands without a license from the state was unconstitutional.
  • President Jackson Veteos the 2nd National Bank of America

    President Jackson Veteos the 2nd National Bank of America
    The Second Bank of the United States was created in the aftermath of the War of 1812 and had been controversial throughout its life. Many people blamed the Bank for the Panic of 1819, and Westerners and Southerners felt that the Bank in general, and its lending policies in particular, favored Northern interests over their own.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    A sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification. This ordinance declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina.
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    The Second Seminole War

  • Election of Martin Van Buren

    Election of Martin Van Buren
    Martin Van Buren The election of 1836 is principally remembered for three distinctive circumstances. The most important was the strategy of the Whig party in running several presidential candidates simultaneously. No major party before or since ever attempted this. In 1836, the Whigs ran four candidates in different parts of the country in hopes that each would be popular enough to defeat Democrat Martin Van Buren in their respective regions.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Panic of 1837 The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices, and wages went down while unemployment went up. Banks collapsed, businesses failed, prices declined, and thousands of workers lost jobs.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    Cherokee Trail of Tears*Possibly not correct day and/or month* The Trail of Tears was the forced relocation of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included many Indian nations in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory in eastern sections of the present-day state of Oklahoma.