The Andrew Jackson Era

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    Andrew Jackson era

  • The Cumberland Road

    The Cumberland Road
    We didn't find the date or month, but we did find the year. The Cumberland Road was the first road built by the federal government. The road ran from Cumberland Maryland to Wheeling Ohio, that began in 1815. In 1818 the Cumberland Road finally reached Wheeling, Ohio.
  • Era of Good Feelings

    Era of Good Feelings
    We couldn't find the exact date but we have the year. The Era of Good Feelings was a time of peace, pride, and progress after the War of 1812. It started from 1815-1825 and was started by a Boston editor in 1817.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    We couldn't find the date and month but we found the year. In 1817 Americans wanted a easier way for water transportation by creating the canal. They had British, German, and Irish immigrants help them build the canal. It was completed in 1825 and allowed goods to be transported from place to place.
  • The emergence of sectionalism

    The emergence of sectionalism
    During this time period the Southerners, Westerners, and Northerners began to think of them as non Americans. The regional differences threatened to destroy America. Northereners focused more on trade, shipping , and manufacturing while the Southereners focused on slave trade.
  • Election of John Quincy Adams

    Election of John Quincy Adams
    Could not find exact date but we did find the year. Andrew Jackson won the popular votes in the Election of 1824, but he did not have enough electoral votes to win office. When John Quincy Adams became president, Jackson's supporters claimed that Adams hade made a corrupt bargain with Henry Clay.
  • Sequoya writes the first Cherokee language

    Sequoya writes the first Cherokee language
    After 12 years of labor Sequoyah finally made symbols for the complex language. He was given a medal for his actions and would wear it all the time. His daughter and him would play games to learn the symbols.
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    The congress created the tarrif to protect the northern United States. The south was not happy of this act as their price in goods began to rise. This debate lead on to the Nullification Crisis in 1832.
  • Election of Jackson

    Election of Jackson
    In this election of 1828 the contest was a rematch of the 1824 election. Jackson's campaigners described him as a good person. He won the election and created the spoils system and relied on his kitchen cabinet.
  • Gold is Discovered in the Cherokee Nation

    Gold is Discovered in the Cherokee Nation
    The first gold rush started in Georgia on 1829 in Lumpkin county. It first started with placer mining and lode mining. Much of the gold was under the Cherokee nation I couldn't find the month or date but I found the year..
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Native Americans had lived for a long time in the land stretch of Georgia to Mississippi, but President Jackson and other political leaders wanted to open up the land to settlement by the American farmers. That is when they created the Indian Removal Act to authorize the removal of Native Americans who lived east of the Mississippi River to move to lands in the west.
  • 1831 Cherokee Nation v Georgia

    1831 Cherokee Nation v Georgia
    Did not find exact date but we do have the year. In the year 1828, the state of Georgia passed laws that stripped local Cherokee Indians of their rights. The laws also allowed Cherokee removal from lands sought after by the state. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/supremecourt/antebellum/landmark_cherokee.html
  • Worcester V Georgia

    Worcester V Georgia
    In the Worcester versus Georgia case ruled that the Cherokee nation was a distinct community in which the laws of Georgia had no force. The court also ruled that the federal government and only the federal government had the authority over the Native Americans.
  • Jackson vetoes the 2nd National Bank

    Jackson vetoes the 2nd National Bank
    After the veto of the first bank bill Jackson vetoed the 2nd bill.He believed that the way the bank ran was unauthorized by the constitution.Many people disagreed with Jackson's thoughts and believed that what he was doing was wrong.
  • Nullification Process

    Nullification Process
    Early in Vice President John C. Calhoun's political career, he had supported the critera of a strong central government. Then in 1828 when congress passed the Tariff of Abominatons, Calhoun joined his southerners in protest.
  • Choctaw, Creek and Chickasaw Removal

    Choctaw, Creek and Chickasaw Removal
    Found year but not exact date. The Choctaw, Creek and Chickasaw were tribes that had to be removed and relocated. The the United States government struggled to force the relocation of the southeastern nations.
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2959.html
  • Second Seminole War

    Second Seminole War
    Found year but not day. The Second Seminole War was to be the most expensive of the Indian Wars that the United States was involved in. It cost the lives of thousands of Seminole and 1,500 U.S. soldiers, as well as more than $30 million in cost. http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1139.html
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Did not finnd th exact date but we did find the year. The Panic of 1837 was a time fo severe economic depression. During this time Jackson's banking policies and his unsuccessful plan to curb inflation were contributing to the panic. Even thought it was Jackson's fault he was not being blamed for it. Van Buren was getting the blame from people.
  • Election of Martin Van Buren

    Election of Martin Van Buren
    In this election of 1836 Martin was up against William Harrison who he defeated. After he took office in 1837 America was hit with a depression from Jackson's veto. He lost his reelection to Harrison in 1840 after he was hurt from the war with the indians.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    In 1838 Martin sent out 7,000 soliders and General Winfield Scott to force thousands of indians out of their homes in Georgia. They marched them 1,200 miles from their homes to indian territory. Many of them got sick from this journey and more than 5,000 died along the way.
  • Sauk Removal

    Sauk Removal
    Found year but did not find exact year. All through North America the story of the Native Americans is in a lot of ways the same. Most of the time the Native peoples were relocated to new lands. European settlers rushed in to purchase the emptied land from the United States government. In Iowa the Sauk, Mesquakie, Sioux and Winnebago were the main tribes that were affected by the arrival of Europeans.
    http://www.iptv.org/iowapathways/mypath.cfm?ounid=ob_000120