The Begining of America

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    Hamilton Lives

    Did not get along with TJ. Never elected pres
  • Articles of Confederation

    First constitution of the U.S., made the Government very weak, did not have to power to tax, delt with foreign affairs and state conflicts.
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    Henry Clay

    American System
  • Land Ordinance

    Government wants to orginize the land and sell it, 36 saure mile peices of town ships. They would number each one and sell them individually
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    Shay's Rebellion

    Daniel Shays. Farmers wont let trial occur so people who have debt go to jail, shows how the National government is weak because they do not have enough money to get the militia to put down the revolution. Wealthy people use their money to fund the army and the rebellion is put down.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Wanted territories for people to move to. They had to have atleast 5000 MEN to elect a Legislature and 60,00 inhabitants to become a state
  • Constitutional COnvention

  • Th Constitutional Convention

  • The Great Comprimise

    Va plan- 2 house legialature with states representation based on population, Nj plan- 1 house legislatue with each states rep equal
    Solution- 1 house senate equal representation of states, House of reps- states rep based on population
  • 3/5's compromise

    Delegates argued over how states should be represented and taxed. Northerners wanted slaves to count for taxation but not for representation. southerners want slaves to count for representation and not for taxation. Solution- 3/5's of slaves would count for taxation and representation
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    The Federalist Papers

    James Madison, John Jays, and Alex Hamilton. Provided explinations for key parts of the constitution.
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    George Washingtons Presidency

    First pres of the U.S. very moderate, probs why he was such a good president.
  • Bill of Rights

    First 10 amendments
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    Whiskey Rebellion

    Hamilton's tax on liquor, Pissed a lot of farmers off, only profitable thing they really have. They start to protest, GW sends in thousands of troops and ends the protesting, shows how we have a stronger National gov
  • Citizen Genet

    Revolutionary, Wants the U.S. to join the French revolution, but we do not want to get involved in the war. He gets really angry
  • Jay's treaty

    1) Get British out of forts in America. done
    2) Wants ther gov to pay for reperations, done (seized cargo)
    3) Slave compensation, pay back slaves that you freed, no
    4) Comerce with Indians- no
    If Britain is at war with any nation then we can't trade with the people they are fighting
  • Pinkney's Treaty

    Treaty with spain. Indians are no longer attacking us around Florida, we get mississippi for trade and secures a border
  • Washingtons Farewell Address

    tells the U.S. that our party system will destroy our nation (foreshadowiing) and that we should not love nor hold a grudge with and other nation. Be moderate.
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    John Adams Presidency

    Not a very well liked guy. extremely smart. Gave his life to the nation. and never felt appreciatiated. Inherits Cabinet and conflicts with France- attacking American ships.
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    XYZ affair

    3 french officials- give us $250,000 just to start negotiations to start trade. This ends up being an excuse to make a better navy
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Residency requirements
    deporting of aliens
    silencing of gov't criticism
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    John Marshall is Cheif Justice

    McCulloch v. Maryland Gibbons v. Ogden
    Does not get along with TJ
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    Thomas Jeffersons Presidency

    Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and CLark Division of Republicans
  • Louisana Purchase

    TJ, France has a huge amount of land to sell for really cheap. could be unconstitutional for TJ to buy it
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    Lewis and Clark expedition

    explore the lousiana purchase
  • Embargo Act

    TJ made it so America cant trade with any one, creates alot of smuggling
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    Madison Presidency

    Va, War of 1812, star spangled bannar economic nationalism
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    War of 1812

    Could have been avoided, bad comunication really started the war.
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    Monroes Presidency

    VA. expanding US territories.Finacial Pannic, Missouri Compromise, Russia and Oregon
  • Adams-Onis treaty

    create new boundaries to allow for a trans continetal railroad
  • Finacial Pannic

    Brittain buying cotton form the indies, fraud in the national bank
  • McColloch v. Maryland

    Maryland tried to tax national bank, cant because of supremacy clause
  • Mizzouri Compromise

    Mizzou and Maine both come in and balance the senate 11 free states and 11 slave states
  • Monroe doctrine

    No further European envolvement with the US.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    same thing but with commerce states cant regulate it but national gov can
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    John Quincy Adams

    First time a VP and a Pres ran together. corrupt bargain- Jackson won in electoral college but not by enough so it went to the house wher JQA won. 2 new parties National va Democratic republicans
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    Andrew Jackson presidency

    A tyrant. Lots of vetoing- bank controversy, Nullification controversy. Indian removal act.
  • Indian Removal

    Wants the indians out of the east. Trail of tears. lots of them die on the way. lots of people support jackson because he is getting rid of the indians
  • Nullification Controversy

    SC has issues with protective terrifs tries to nullify them. Jackson does not agree with them. Calhoun splits from him to help the state. Jackson gets rid of him and all of his buddies. Leads to a force bill- if they dont concent then we will send an army in. Clays compromise lowers terrifs before the force bill
  • Jackson vetoes Bank charter

    Congress says yes but Jackson vetoes, he doesnt like the idwa of other people holding your money adn hates the idea of a national bank
  • Panic of 1837

    States are going in debt and small states banks colapse. There is a recession in England
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    Martin Van Buren presidency

    Whig party- started because they all hated Jackson. Panic of 1837.
  • 1840 election

    WIlliam Henry Harrison. "log cabin and Hard cider" Tipacanoe and tyler too- first slogan. the whigs dont really have a platform