The Jacksonian Age

  • Choctaw, Creek and Chicksaw Removal

    Choctaw, Creek and Chicksaw Removal
    The creek had to leave a land rich in variety. It stretched from the ridges and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains in the north, through a region of low hills and valleys, to a flat area at pine forest in the south, (1814). The chicksaw lived in a land if rich, black prarie soil. They would find the soil west of the mississippi much less suited for farming (1830). The Choctaw were forced to leave behind their home land. For generations they had farmed the rich soil there (1836).
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    The Cumberlan Road

    The Cumberland Road was the first road made by the Federal government. It ran from Cumberland, Maryland, to Wheeling, a town on the Ohio river on present day West Virginia
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    Era of good feeling

    From 1815-1825 the United States enjoyed the era of good feelings, a time of peace, pride, and progress. The emphasis on national unity was strengthened by two supreme court cases, McCulloch V. Maryland and Gibbons V. Ogden.
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    Erie Canal

    One of the largest projects was the Erie Canal, which ran from Albany to Buffalo, New York. Americans tried to make water transportation easy with canals.
  • The emergence of Sectionalism

    The emergence of Sectionalism
    Regional differences had a big effect on Andrew Jacksons presidency, The americans were veiwed on where they liveed and the economy of there.
  • Election of John Quincy Adams

    Election of John Quincy Adams
    When the house chose John Quincy Adams as president, Jacksons supporters claimed that Adams made a corrupt bargen with Henry Clay. Adams chose Henry Clay as seceratary of state as part of the deal.
  • Sequoya writes the Cherokee language

    Sequoya writes the Cherokee language
    A Cherokee named Sequoya used 86 characters to represent Cherokee syllables to create a writing system for their own complex language. Newspapers started printing both Cherokee and English in 1828.
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    Before Andrew Jackson took office, congress placed a high tariff on imports. Angery Southerners called it the Tariff of Abominations.
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    Election of Andrew Jackson

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    Election of Andrew Jackson

  • Gold is descovered in the Cherokee Nation Triggering America's first gold rush

    Gold is descovered in the Cherokee Nation Triggering America's first gold rush
    Gold was discoverd in the Cherokee nation, Georgia. The discovery of gold created a huge issue, whites were burning down villages and braking the law to get gold. President Andrew Jackson withdrew all federal troops in the area ignoring the please of help from the Cherokee nation.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Under pressure from Jackson, congress passed the Indian Removal Act in 1830. This authorized the removal of Native Americans who lived east of the Mississippi River to lands in the west.
  • Cherokee Nation V Geogia

    Cherokee Nation V Geogia
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    Sauk Removal

  • Worchester V Georgia

    Worchester V Georgia
    In the Worchester V. Geogia the court ruled that the Cherokee nation was a distinct community in which the laws of Georgia had no force. Only the federal government had authority over Native Americans, not the states.
  • President Jackson Vetoes the 2nd National Bank of America

    President Jackson Vetoes the 2nd National Bank of America
    President Jackson opposed to the bank because he believed the bank had no control over his money. He called them "vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the grace of the Eternal God, will rout you out."
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    Conflict between the supporters and the opposnents of nullification depended. The dispute became known as the nullification crisis
  • Election of Martin Van Buren

    Election of Martin Van Buren
    Martin Van Buren worked hard to build a friendship and political alliance with president Jackson. Van Buren won the democratic party, but had a difficult election in1840.
  • Panic of 1837

    Panic of 1837
    Shortly after Van Buren took office, the country exprienced the Panic of 1837, a severe economic depression. Jackson's unsuccessful plan to curb inflatation contributed to the panic, also his banking policies.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    The Cherokee's 800 mile forced march became known as the trail of tears. Almost one-fourth of the 18,000 Cherokee died during the march.