Preidential Timeline Project- group 2 period 4

  • Election of the George Washington

    Election of the George Washington
    First presidential election of the united states of America
  • Beginning of the Federalist Party

    Beginning of the Federalist Party
    The Federalists were a group of people that supported the constitution and wanted a strong national government. Some of the Federalists were Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and George Washington.
  • Beginning of the Democratic-Republican Party

    Beginning of the Democratic-Republican Party
    Established in the early 1790s by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, the Democratic- Republican party was formed to oppose the ideas of the Federalist party.
  • Bill of rights added to Constitution

    Bill of rights added to Constitution
    the purpose is to set limits on government actions in regard to personal liberties.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    Washington taxed whiskey and farmers did not like that because they made wheat and wheat needs whiskey to be made.
  • Election of John Adams

    Election of John Adams
    Running against James Madison and Thomas Jefferson, Adams was an obvious choice, having been vice president for 8 years. Adams won the election of 1796, but lost to Jefferson in 1800.
  • Alien Act

    Alien Act
    congress passed the alien act on June 25, authorizing the president to deport aliens during peacetime.
  • XYZ affair

    XYZ affair
    Was a diplomatic episode during the administration of John Adams that Americans interpreted as an insult from France
  • Election of Thomas Jefferson

    Election of Thomas Jefferson
    Known as the revolution of the 1800’s because it marked the first time that power in America passed from one party to another
  • John Marshall appointed

    John Marshall appointed
    Chief Justise, an he believed in a strong national government
  • Louisiana purchase

    Louisiana purchase
    Was about united states buying Louisiana from France for the price of 15 million dollars
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    Congress cannot pass laws that are contary to the Constitution, and it is the role of the Judicial system to interpert what the Constitution permits
  • Lewis and Clark expedition

    Lewis and Clark expedition
    Was the first transcontinental expedition to the Pacific Coast by the United states.
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    All trade as banned with every country in the world but it hurt our economy too much, we lost $90 million.
  • Election of James Miadison

    Election of James Miadison
    Democratic Republican who wanted to stay neutral with Britain and France but failed to because our trade was being hurt.
  • Non- Intercourse Act

    Non- Intercourse Act
    All trade was banned with Europe because Great Britain was taking the US’s ships because we owed them money.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    Great Britain was helping the Native Americans and began impressements of US sailors and so America stopped trade with Britain. In the end the Treaty of Ghent was created. Nothing was adjusted and nothing was settled.
  • The Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans
    The British attempted to capture New Orleans and then sail up the Mississippi, but were stopped by Andrew Jackson and his soldiers. Andrew Jackson became a national hero after they won the battle.
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
    Maryland passed legislation to impose taxes on the U.S. bank to help decrease the power of the federal bank and increase the power of the state banks, James W. McCulloch the cashier of the Baltimore bank refused to pay the tax. The supreme court ruled in favor of McCulloch and the national government.
  • Election of James Monroe

    Election of James Monroe
    In the election of 1820, everyone voted for Monroe because they loved him, and no one ran against him. His presidency was called the "Era of Good Fellings."
  • Beginnig of Democratic Party

    Beginnig of Democratic Party
    Also known as the "Era of the Common Man," the Democratic party was a party where more people, such as farmers and workers, were involved in governement. Jackson believed that the rich should not have special privleges, which helped him win the vote of the workers.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Missouri was admitted as a slave state and Maine as free state. This forbade slavery north of the imaginary line at 36o 30'.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The United States, working in agreement with Britian, wanted to guarantee no European power would move in
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    Andrew Jackson ran against John Quincy Adams and lost because the popular vote was for Jackson but the electoral vote favored Adams.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    A New York state law gave two individuals the right to operate steamboats on waters within state boundaries, but Gibbons did business between New York and New Jersey but the state of New York told him he couldn’t until he got a permit. In the end Gibbons was given the right to operate his steamboat without needing a permit.
  • Election of Andrew Jackson

    Election of Andrew Jackson
    In 1828, Andrew Jackson lost the election to John Quioncy Adams because Adams made Henry Clay the Secretary of State so Clay would tell everyone to vote for Adams.
  • Expanded suffrage to all white man

    Expanded suffrage to all white man
    Election of 1828 give the common man the right to vote
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Passed by Andrew Jackson. It was created to move Indians out of Mississippi and Alabama and west past the Mississippi River.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    A case that maintained that Native Americans had the right to stay in Georgia
  • Election of Andrew Jackson #2

    Election of Andrew Jackson #2
    Jackson won the election because more people, such as commoners, were allowed to vote and the voted for him.
  • Closing of the U.S. Bank

    Closing of the U.S. Bank
    Andrew Jackson closed the U.S. Bank in 1833 because it benefit the eastern farmers too much, it was in the way of capitalists in the west, and he didn't trust the director of the bank, Nicholas Biddle.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    A law that made it a crime to criticize the government, president, or congress through a speech or print.