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  • election of george washington

    election of george washington
    When Americans chose their first President under their new Constitution in 1788, the election of George Washington was a foregone conclusion. In the recent fight for independence, no one had been more crucial than he, and of the Founding Fathers, none engendered as much admiration.
  • Beginnig of the federalist party

    Beginnig of the federalist party
    The Federalist Party was the first grass-roots political party in world history. It was founded by Alexander Hamilton in the early 1790s to rally national support for Hamilton's economic programs and creation of a strong national government. Notable spokesmen included Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, John Adams and author Noah Webster. The party greatly admired George Washington; Washington was never a member but did endorse most of its policies.
  • Begging of the democratic- republican party

    Begging of the democratic- republican party
    The Jeffersonian Republican party, better known as the Democratic-Republican Party, is an ancestor of the modern Democratic Party. It evolved in the 1790s during the early days of George Washington's presidency.
  • bills of rights added to the constitution Dec. 15, 1791

    bills of rights added to the constitution  Dec. 15, 1791
    The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. These limitations serve to protect the natural rights ofliberty and property. They guarantee a number of personal freedoms, limit the government's power in judicial and other proceedings, and reserve some powers to the states and the public.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    Angered by an excise tax imposed on whiskey in 1791 by the federal government, farmers in the western counties of Pennsylvania engaged in a series of attacks on excise agents.
  • Election of John Adams

    Election of John Adams
    The 1796 election was the first contested election under the First Party System. Adams was the presidential candidate of the Federalist Party and Thomas Pinckney,Most Federalists would have preferred Hamilton to be a candidate. Although Hamilton and his followers supported Adams, they also held a grudge against him. They did consider him to be the lesser of the two evils.
  • Sedition Act

    Provided for fines or imprisonment for individuals who criticized the government, Congress, or president in speech or print.
  • XYZ affair

    XYZ affair
    The French foreign minister, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, kept the American mission waiting for weeks, then deployed agents (designated X, Y and Z by the Americans) to demand a $250,000 bribe for himself and a $12 million loan for France. Bribery was standard diplomatic fare at the time, but the amount was deemed exorbitant.
  • Alien Act

    Alien Act
    Congress then passed the Alien Act on June 25, authorizing the President to deport aliens "dangerous to the peace and safety of the United States" during peacetime.
  • John marshall

    Appointed:Marshall was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1799, and in 1800 was appointed Secretary of State by President John Adams.
  • Election of Thomas Jefferson

    Election of Thomas Jefferson
    1801-There were no “official” vice presidential candidates in the election of 1800. According to the US Constitution, electors made two choices for president and whoever received the most votes became president.
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Marbury v. Madison
    The case began on March 2, 1801, when an obscure Federalist, William Marbury, was designated as a justice of the peace in the District of Columbia. Marbury and several others were appointed to government posts created by Congress in the last days of John Adams's presidency, but these last-minute appointments were never fully finalized.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France at a price of $15 million, or approximately four cents an acre. The ratification of the Louisiana Purchase treaty by the Senate on October 20, 1803, doubled the size of the United States and opened up the continent to its westward expansion.
  • Lewis and Clark expedition

    Lewis and Clark expedition
    When Thomas Jefferson dispatched Lewis and Clark to find a water route across North America and explore the uncharted West, he expected they'd encounter woolly mammoths, erupting volcanoes, and a mountain of pure salt. What they found was no less surprising.
  • embargo Act

    embargo Act
    Law passed by Congress and signed by President Thomas Jefferson in 1807. This law stopped all trade between America and any other country.
  • Election of James Madison

    Election of James Madison
    In the 1808 US Presidential Election James Madison, as the Democratic-Republican candidate, recorded a win over the Federalist candidate Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.
  • Non-Intercourse Act

    Non-Intercourse Act
    In the last days of President Thomas Jefferson's presidency, the United States Congress replaced the Embargo Act of 1807 with the almost unenforceable Non-Intercourse Act of March 1809. This Act lifted all embargoes on American shipping except for those bound for British or French ports.
  • War of 1812

    On June 18, 1812, the United States stunned the world by declaring war on Great Britain.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    On January 8, 1815, American forces commanded by General Jackson, decisively defeated the British forces as they tried to capture New Orleans. The battle, which took place after the Treaty of Ghent had been signed, effectively ended the war.
  • Election of James Monroe

    Election of James Monroe
    Monroe's victory in the Election of 1816 ushered in the "era of good feelings," a term indicating a relative lack of partisan bickering. It is true there was only one party at the time, but differences did exist on such vital issues as the tariff, the extension of slavery, and foreign affairs.
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
    In 1816, Congress chartered The Second Bank of the United States. In 1818, the state of Maryland passed legislation to impose taxes on the bank. James W. McCulloch, the cashier of the Baltimore branch of the bank, refused to pay the tax.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    In an effort to preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states, the Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Furthermore, with the exception of Missouri, this law prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude line.
  • Expanded Suffrage to all white males

    Expanded Suffrage to all white males
    The Jacksonians believed that voting rights should be extended to all white men. By 1820, universal white male suffrage was the norm, and by 1850 nearly all requirements to own property or pay taxes had been dropped.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine is a policy of the United States introduced on December 2, 1823. It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as acts of aggression requiring U.S. intervention
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    The 1824 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION marked the final collapse of the Republican-Federalist political framework. For the first time no candidate ran as a Federalist, while five significant candidates competed as Democratic-Republicans.
  • Gibbons vs. Ogden

    Gibbons vs. Ogden
    A New York state law gave two individuals the exclusive right to operate steamboats on waters within state jurisdiction. n this case a steamboat owner who did business between New York and New Jersey challenged the monopoly that New York had granted, which forced him to obtain a special operating permit from the state to navigate on its water . The Court found that New York's licensing requirement for out-of-state operators was inconsistent .
  • Election of Andrew Jackson

    Election of Andrew Jackson
    The Jackson campaign in 1828 was the first to appeal directly for voter support through a professional political organization.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830, authorizing the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders.
  • closing of the u.s. bank

    closing of the u.s. bank
    Andrew Jackson thought the national bank was a threat to the U.S. econmy so vetoed it's renewal bill which caused itto close.
  • Beginning of the Democratic party

    Beginning of the Democratic party
    The history of the Democratic Party of the United States is an account of the oldest political party in the United States and arguably the oldest democratic party in the world.[1][2]
    It dominated American politics during the Second Party System, from 1832 to the mid-1850s, with such leaders as presidents Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, James K. Polk, and Senator Stephen Douglas, who usually bested the opposition Whig Party by narrow margins
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    1832- court case between Samuel Wocester and Georgia. Samuel Worester stayed with Cherokee indians and Georgia wanted to arrest him for that.