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    George Washington's presidency

    Precedents-2 terms, cabinet, ex. privelege, mr. pres
    Whiskey Rebellion 1788
    Bill of Rights
    Hamilton's Economic Plan
    Jay's & Pickney's Treaty
    Neutrality Proclamation
    Farewell Address
  • Delaware

    State bird - blue hen chicken
  • Pennsylvania

    State bird - ruffled grouse
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
    State bird - eastern goldfinch
  • Georgia

    State bird - brown thrasher
  • Connecticut

    State bird - robin
  • Massachusetts

    State bird - chickadee
  • Maryland

    State bird - Baltimore oriole
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    State bird - Great Carolina wren
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    State bird - purple finch
  • Virginia

    State bird - cardinal
  • New York

    New York
    State bird - blue bird
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
    State bird - cardinal
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    State bird - Rhode Island Red
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    Whiskey rebellion

    The government put a tax on whiskey to make money for war.
  • Vermont

    State bird - hermit thrush
  • Kentucky

    State bird - cardinal
  • Tennessee

    State bird - mockingbird
  • Washingtons farewell address

    The farewell address was published. He wanted everyone to remember the freedom of their country.
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    John Adams presidency

    Federalist (city, banks, tariff)
    Jefferson VP
    XYZ Affair
    Quasi War
    Alien and Sedition Acts
  • Alien and sedition act

    The act consisted of four laws that made the us safer by placing laws on "alien" considered people while going to war with France.
  • Chief Justice John Marshall

    Chief Justice John Marshall
    His major cases were Marbury v. Madison, McCulloch v. Ogden, and Gibbons v. Ogden. He was a nation maker to the Supreme Court. He made the Supreme Court a branch in the government and helped with constitutional laws.
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    Thomas Jeffersons presidency

    Ends A & S Acts
    Keeps bank (Ham plan)
    LA purchase
    Pirates in Tripoly
    Louis and Clarke
    Embargo Act (start of problem)
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Marbury sued Madison for declining his commission. The Supreme Court made the judiciary act of 1789 illegal.
  • Ohio

    State bird - cardinal
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark went on a expedition to the western half of America and established a presence.
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    James Madison presidency

    Non Intercourse Act
    Macon's Bill NO. 2
    Chesapeake affair
    War of 1812
  • Louisiana

    State bird - eastern brown pelican
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    War of 1812

    The United States declared war against Britain in 1812 over interference with American shipping and impressment of American seamen. Historian Gordon Wood notes that Jefferson and Madison favored economic sanctions over war, which they feared would give leaders too much power. In fact, Wood says, when finally forced into war, Madison fought it “poorly” so as to not enhance the role of the president.
  • Indiana

    State bird - cardinal
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    James Monroe presidency

    Monroe Doctrine (JQA)
    Era of Good Feelings
    American System
  • Mississippi

    State bird - mockingbird
  • Illinois

    State bird - cardinal
  • Dartmouth College v. Woodward

    In 1769 the King of England granted a charter to Dartmouth College. This document spelled out the purpose of the school, set up the structure to govern it, and gave land to the college. In 1816, the state legislature of New Hampshire passed laws that revised the charter. These laws changed the school from private to public. They changed the duties of the trustees. They changed how the trustees were selected. The existing trustees filed suit. They claimed that the legislatur
  • Missouri compromise

    Agreement put forward by Henry Clay that allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state and Maine to enter the Union as a free state. They drew a imaginary line in Louisiana, north was a free state and south was a slave state.The Compromise also encouraged people in the north to return runaway slaves to their homes and did not prohibit slavery, even in the free territories.
  • McCulloch vs. Marland

    Maryland (P) enacted a statute imposing a tax on all banks operating in Maryland not chartered by the state. The statute provided that all such banks were prohibited from issuing bank notes except upon stamped paper issued by the state. The statute set forth the fees to be paid for the paper and established penalties for violations. The Second Bank of the United States was established pursuant to an 1816 act of Congress. McCulloch (D), the cashier of the Baltimore branch of the Bank of the Unit
  • Transcontinental Treaty (1819)

    Transcontinental Treaty, also called Adams-Onís Treaty or Purchase of Florida, (1819) accord between the United States and Spain that divided their North American claims along a line from the southeastern corner of what is now Louisiana, north and west to what is now Wyoming, thence west along the latitude 42° N to the Pacific. Thus, Spain ceded Florida and renounced the Oregon Country in exchange for recognition of Spanish sovereignty over Texas.
  • Alabama

    State bird - yellow hammer
  • Maine

    State bird - chickadee
  • Missouri

    Stare bird - bluebird
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    The New York Legislature had passed a law giving a monopoly on steamship travel in New York state to a group of investors. Among the people who had permission to do business under this monopoly was Aaron Ogden.Thomas Gibbons, another steamship trader, wanted to use the New York waterways for his business, too. He had been given federal permission to do so. He was denied access to these waterways by the State of New York.
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    John Quincy Adams presidency

    Corrupt Bargain
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    Andrew Jackson presidency

    Spoil System
    Nullification Crisis
    Indian Removal Act
    Trail of Tears
    Force Act
    Destroys US Bank
    Specie Circular
  • Nat turner

    Nathaniel “Nat” Turner was an American slave who led a slave rebellion in Virginia on August 21, 1831 that resulted in 60 white deaths and at least 100 black deaths.In the aftermath, the state executed 56 blacks accused of being part of Turner’s slave rebellion.In the aftermath of the insurrection there were 45 slaves, including Turner, and 5 free blacks tried for insurrection and related crimes in Southampton.
  • Arkansas

    State bird - mockingbird
  • Michigan

    State bird - robin
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    Martin Van Buren presidency

    Blames for panic attack, aroostook war, Caroline affair
  • Trail of tears

    Native Americans got kicked out of Mississippi to Oklahoma. 40,000 native Americans died during the journey.
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    William Henry Harrison presidency

    dies in a month
    First Whig
    Defeats Tehcumseh (Battle of Tippecanoe)
    First Modern Campaigner
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    John Tyler presidency

    Expelled from Democrat and Whig Party
    Vetoes all Whig bills
    Annexes TX
  • Manifest Destiny

    In the 19th century, Manifest Destiny was a widely held belief in the United States that American settlers were destined to expand throughout the continent. Historians have for the most part agreed that there are three basic themes to Manifest Destiny.
    The special virtues of the American people and their institutions;
    America's mission to redeem and remake the west in the image of agrarian America;
    An irresistible destiny to accomplish this essential duty.
  • Florida

    State bird - mockingbird
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    James K. Polk presidency

    Oregon (54 40 or Fight)
    Walker Tariff
    California (Slydell Mission, fails)
    All in one Term
    Thorton Affair
    Spot Resolution
    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    Oregon Trail
  • Texas

    State bird - mockingbird
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    Mexican-American War

    The war between Mexico and the United States had its beginnings with Who controlled texas. American settlers began moving to the Texas territory in the 19th Century. The Louisiana Purchase had stretched the western boundaries of the United States farther west than they had ever been. After the success of Lewis and Clark, more and more Americans explored and settled in the Louisiana Territory.And right next to Louisiana was Texas.Texas was big land, rich with resources and possibilities.
  • Iowa

    State bird - eastern goldfinch
  • Wisconsin

    State bird - robin
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    Zachary Taylor presidency

    Compromise of 1850 (against it, passes when he dies)
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    Millard Filmore presidency

    Passes compromise of 1850
    Sends out Matthew Perry (Japan)
  • Under ground railroad

    Harriet Tubman became famous as a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland’s eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, leaving her husband and family behind in order to escape. Despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family and hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, sp
  • California

    State bird - California valley quail
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    Franklin pierce presidency

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    Open Japan
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    James Buchanan presidency

    Bleeding Kansas
    Dred Scott
    SC Breaks Away
  • Dred Scott v stanford

    Dred Scott was a slave in Missouri. From 1833 to 1843, he resided in Illinois (a free state) and in an area of the Louisiana Territory, where slavery was forbidden by the Missouri Compromise of 1820. After returning to Missouri, Scott sued unsuccessfully in the Missouri courts for his freedom, claiming that his residence in free territory made him a free man. Scott then brought a new suit in federal court.
  • Minnesota

    State bird - common loon
  • Oregon

    State bird - western meadowlark
  • John brown and the armed resistance

    John Brown, with a force that included five black men, led an armed abolitionist raid on the Harpers Ferry arsenal in Virginia. Two days later the US Army, led by Colonel Robert E. Lee, stormed Harpers Ferry and captured Brown. Brown became a polarizing figure. In the image to the left he appears almost saintlike. Contrast that portrayal with this wild-eyed image by Ole Peter Hansen Balling in the National Portrait Gallery.
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    Abraham Lincoln presidency

    Civil War
    Emancipation Proclamation
    Fort Sumter
    Morrill Tariff
    10% Plan
    Income Tax
    Suspends Habeus Corpus
    Ex Parte Merryman
  • Monroe doctrine

    It warned European nations not to get involved in political matters in Central and South America. The Doctrine was intended to show that the United States was the only country that could influence such political matters. several countries in South American had recently undergone revolutions against their European colonial owners and ended up with republican governments. The United States agreed with their political philosophy and did not want to see those newly free nations become European.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    15 million for 828,000 sq miles. The size of the country doubled and it was forever changed.