Time Line Project

  • The Cumberland Road

    The Cumberland Road
    The Cumberland Road, or the national road, was built in the year of 1811. It was the 1st highway in the United States which was thecentral route to what was the northwest territory.
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    Era of Good Feelings

    The era of good feelings is descibed as the mood of the U.S.
  • President Jackson Vetoes the 2nd National Bank of America

    President Jackson Vetoes the 2nd National Bank of America
    The second bank of the United States was a national bank overseen by the federal government to regulate state banks.It Was established in 1816 and was given a 20 year charter.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    When congress was trying to balance power in Congress.
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    Election Of John Quincy Admas

    John Quincy Adams, is the son of the second president and Monroe' secretary of state, who secured eighty-four votes.
  • The Erie Canal

    The Erie Canal
    The Erie Canal, completed in 1825, is a canal linking to the waters of a lake in the west of Hudson River in the East which is called Lake Erie. Some Called it the eighth wonder of the world. It also enabled the water transportaion of goods from the Great Lakes to New York City.
  • Cherokee Capital of New Echota founded

    Cherokee Capital of New Echota founded
    In 1825, the Cherokee national legislature established a capital called New Echota at the headwaters of the Oostanaula River.
  • Cherokee Constitution written

    Cherokee Constitution written
    It is a constitution of the cherokee that was written.
  • Gold Is Discovered

    Gold Is Discovered
    Gold is discovered in the Cherokee Nation triggering America's first gold rush.
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    Election OF Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson is elected as the seventh president of the United States of America.He is Against John Quincy Adams who was also in the line to become a president.
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    The tariff was to protect New England manufacturing interests and western agricultural products from competition with foreign imports but the resulting tax on foreign goods severely devalued southern cotton exports.
  • Choctaw, creek and chickasaw removal

    Choctaw, creek and chickasaw removal
    "Five Civilized Tribes" came into use to refer to the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole nations. Although these Indian tribes had various cultural, political, and economic connections before removal in the 1820s and 1830s, the phrase was most widely used in Indian Territory and Oklahoma.
  • Trail Of Tears

    Trail Of Tears
    The Trail Of Tears was when nearly 120,000 native americans lived on a land in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and Florida.White settlers wanted to grow cotton on the Indians’ land.The federal government forced them to leave their homelands and walk thousands of miles to a specially designated “Indian territory” across the Mississippi River
  • Sequoya writes the Cherokee language

    Sequoya writes the Cherokee language
    He developed a syllabary which was originally cursive and hand-written, but it was too difficult and expensive to produce a printed version, so he devised a new version with some symbols based on letters from the Latin alphabet and on Western numerals.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830.It allowed the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands in existing state borders.
  • cherokee Nation v georgia

    cherokee Nation v georgia
    The case of the Cherokee Nation v. Georgia was filed by the Cherokee Nation—one of America’s most well-known Native American tribes. The Cherokee Nation was seeking a federal injunction against laws that were passed by the state of Georgia.
  • Worcester V Georgia

    Worcester V Georgia
    This is a court case, Worcester v. Georgia,in which the U.S. Supreme Court held in 1832 that the Cherokee Indians constituted a nation holding distinct sovereign powers.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    Nullification is the formal suspension by a state of a federal law with it's borders. It remained a point of contention and reached a crisis in 1832.
  • Georgia nullifies all cherokee law

    Georgia nullifies all cherokee law
    Georgia extended numerous laws over the Cherokee, before the rulling and enforced these laws.
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    Second Seminole War

    The Second Seminole War, usually referred to as the Seminole War proper, was the fiercest war waged by the U.S. government against American Indians
  • Election of Martin Van Buren

    Election of Martin Van Buren
    Van Buren would not be denied victory in 1836; he received more votes than all three Whig candidates combined. Van Buren ran as Jackson's chosen successor.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Van Buren was elected president in 1836, but he saw financial problems at the beginning even before he entered the White House.the state banks' reckless credit policies led to massive speculation in Western lands