The Age of Jackson

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    The Age of Jackson

  • Cumberland Road

    Cumberland Road
    Cumberland RoadCumberland Road was the first federal highway in the United States. The construction of it started in 1811 as a response to connect the East and the West. It started in Cumberland, Maryland and went to Wheeling, West Virginia. Overtime, it was extended through Columbus, Ohio, Indianapolis, and Vandalia, Illinois. It reached illinois in 1839. *We couldn't find the exact date, so we just put a random one.
  • Era of Good Feelings

    Era of Good Feelings
    The era of good feelings was during Monroe's presidency. It can be descibed as the national mood of the United states. It was a period of strong nationalism, economic growth, and territorial expansion. After the War of 1812, the Fedaralist party dissolved, leaving only one political party, the Democratic-Republican Party. There was only one political party, so there was less partisan conflicts. This period was said to have started in 1817, and ending in 1825. **Date not found, random in place.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    Erie CanalThe Eria Canal is an artificial waterway extending between Albany and Buffalo, New York. It connected the Hudson River with Lake Erie. Many used it as a transportation waterway. It is about 363 miles long. It was constructed from 1817 to 1825. After 1825, the canal had been enlarged a few times. **Exact date not found.
  • The Emergence of Sectionalism

    The Emergence of Sectionalism
    Sectionalism is the disagreements between the different regions.In the 1820's, the major sections of the nation were developing and the sections differed in their ways of life and ways of thinking. An example of sectionalism would be how the North's economy was based off of munufacturing, the South's economy was based off of agriculture, and the West's economy was just emerging. **Exact day not foumd.
  • Election of John Quincy Adams

    Election of John Quincy Adams
    The election of 1824 is said to be the end of the Era of Good Feelings. The two main candidates were John Quicy Adams and Andrew Jackson. Jackson won the popular vote, but he didn't win enough electoral votes to win office. Jackson's supporters claimed that Adam's had made a corrupt bargain with co-runner for office, Henry Clay. After the house chose Adams as president, and Adams chose Clay as Secretary of State, accusations grew. Due to the controversy, Adams' support weakened, **Not exact date
  • Election of Andrew Jackson

    Election of Andrew Jackson
    Election of 1828The election of 1828 was one of the dirtiest elections in history. Jackson's followers made up rumors about Adams, and Adams' followers did the same to Jackson. Some of these accusations were believed. In th end, when the electoral votes were counted, Andrew Jackson received 178. President Adams received 83. Jackson won the election, but before his inauguration, his wife, Rachel had passed. He believes that all of the rumors made up about her during the election were the cause of her death.
  • Sequoyah Writes Cherokee Language

    Sequoyah Writes Cherokee Language
    The Cherokee Language that George Guess or Chief Sequoyah of the Cherokee wrote is know as the Cherokee Syllabary. He experimented on several different writing systems and he came up with several ideas, but in the end he came up with a language with symbold based off of leters from the Latin alphabet and Western numerals.
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  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    The Tariff of Abominations was the tariff that Congress placed. The southerners were mad because the tariff was so high. So, they called it the Tariff of Abominations.
  • Gold Discovered in Cherokee Nation

    Gold Discovered in Cherokee Nation
    Gold Discovered in Cherokee NationIn 1828, there was gold discovered in Cherokee Land that had been given to U.S. in 1817. Soon after, discoveries of gold inside the Cherokee Nation were present. Soon after, word that gold had been discovered was spread, attracting several miners, and this lead to the Georgia Gold Rsuh or America's first gold rush. **There was no exact date, we had put in a random one.
  • Choctaw, Creek, and Chickasaw Removal

    Choctaw, Creek, and Chickasaw Removal
    In 1830, the Choctaw were the first Indians moved to the Indian Territory. In 1836, the Creek and Chickisaw Indians were moved to Indian Territory. Many Indians died in each of the removals.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was signed by Andrew Jackson and became a law in 1830. It was passed because many states wanted the Indian's land. The law wasn't to force them off their land, but it was to offer them something in trade for the land. The government wanted the land East of the Mississippi River and for the Indian's to move West of the Mississippi River, Some Indians refused to move, but were eventually forced to by the U.S. army and went on what is known as the Trail of Tears.
  • Cherokee Nation v. Georgia

    Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
    Cherokee nation v. GeorgiaIn 1828, the state of Georgia passed a series of laws. These laws deprived and stripped the Cherokee Nation of their basic rights. Cherokee nation leaders filed for this case to stop Georgia from enforcing these laws. The court ruled that the case could not be resolved because it lacked jurisdiction. **Exact date wasn't found, random date put in place.
  • Sauk Removal

    Sauk Removal
    The Sauk Removal began in 1832 when the Sauk attempted to attack the Osage, then American government tried to stop them. After that, Sauk attecked and killed 3 American citizens. Then, 5 minor Sauk village cheifs travevled to St. Louis to attempt to make a peace treaty. William Henry Harrison got Sauk to sign a treaty that surrendured Sauk territory and the removal ended in 1850.
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  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Worcester v. GeorgiaLaws passed in Georgia stated that only Non-Native Americans with special permission were allowed to be living in the Cherokee land. Missionarry, Sam Worcester, and others refused to move from the land. They were arrested, but soon after, Worcester appealed his case to the Supreme Court, The court ruled in Worcester's favor.
  • Jackson Vetoes 2nd National Bank of America

    Jackson Vetoes 2nd National Bank of America
    Jackson didn't always support federal power. He opposed the 2nd Bank of the United States because he believed it was unconstitutional because it would only benefit the wealthy. It was described as a monoply. He thought that only states should have banking power. On July 10,1832 he vetoed Congress's recharter. This put him and his chances of getting re-elected in jeopardy. However, he did get re-elected and the Bank of the United States ceased to function by 1836. Jackson had defeated Biddle.
  • The Nullification Crisis

    The Nullification Crisis
    In the nullification crisis, after the Tarriff of Abomminations was passed John C. Calhoun drafted the South Carlina Exposition and Protest. It stated that Congress should not favor one state over another.
  • Second Seminole War

    Second Seminole War
    The second Seminole war took place along the Fort King Road (modern day Bushnell). It began in 1835 over trying to move the Indians out of Florida. The Seminoles and black warriors battled the Americans. It was the longest, costliest Indian war in American history. In the 1842, the U.S. government won.
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  • Election of Martin Van Buren

    Election of Martin Van Buren
    Election of 1836In th election of 1836, Andrew Jackson's trusted advisor ran for office. He defeated the other candidates from the Whig Party. He kept and maintained most of Jackson's cabinet and policies.However, the Panic of 1837 followed the election. Van Buren had taken a lot of blame for the economic issues within the country after Jackson's presidency.
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  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    When Martin Van Buren won the election of 1836, he had already foreseen economic issues arising within the nation from Jackson's financial poilicies. The state banks and their credit policies led to land speculation in the Western lands. Businesses were failing, people were losing their land, and more than 40% of banks were forced to close down. Van Buren had taken a lot of the blame for the many ecomic crisis' following Jackson's preisdency.
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  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    In 1830, the Indian Removal Act was put in place. Several Indians had been removed from their ancestral homeland by the U.S. army. They were offered land in Oklahoma, but had no desires to live there. Eventually, if they refused to move, the U.S. army captured them and forced them to move. Most of them walked to Oklahoma by feet, and this journey is known as the Trail of Tears. Nearly 4,000 Indians died of starvation, exposure, or disease on this trail. **Exact date not found.