Monday, November 19, 2012

Timeline Jacksonian America

Early Republic Timeline, 1807-1848 

1807 Jefferson Embargo

1809 James Madison becomes president

Jefferson Embargo repealed

1810 Henry Clay elected Speaker of the House

Fletcher v. Peck

1811 Battle of Tippecanoe

1812 War of 1812 begins

1813 Battle of the Thames

Beginning of the “Factory System” in Waltham, Mass.

1814 Burning of Washington, D.C.

Hartford Convention

1815 Battle of New Orleans

Treaty of Ghent ratified by Senate and President

1816 James Monroe elected president

1819 Depression begins

Adam’s-Onis Treaty signed

Dartmouth College v. Woodward

McCulloch v. Maryland

1820 Missouri Compromise passed

Monroe Doctrine declared

1821 American Santa Fe Trail forged

1823 The Pioneers published

1824 John Quincy Adams elected president

Accusations of “Corrupt Bargain”

Gibbons v. Ogden

1825 First portion of the Erie Canal opens; sparks ‘canal fever’

New Harmony founded

1826 Last of the Mohicans published

First American temperance society created; word “teetotaler” created

1828 Creation of the Democratic Party

Andrew Jackson elected president

Tariff of Abominations passed

1830 Webster Hayne Debates

Indian Removal Act

Mormon Church founded

1831 William Lloyd Garrison publishes The Liberator

1832 Black Hawk War

Jackson vetoes re-chartering of National Bank

Samuel Morse invents the telegraph

1833 Clay Compromise and Force Bill end the Nullification Crisis

John Randolph of Roanoke dies

1834 Lyman Beecher’s inflammatory sermons spark mob attacks against R.C.s in Mass.

1835 Vol. 1 of Democracy in America published

1836 Martin Van Buren elected president

Republic of Texas successfully revolts against Mexican oppressors

1837 Panic and six year depression begins

Emerson delivers “The American Scholar”

1838 National Road completed

1840 Liberty Party forms

Whig William Henry Harrison elected president

Vol. 2 of Democracy in America published

The Dial begins publication

1841 Harrison dies in office; John Tyler becomes president

First overland party to Oregon

1844 James K. Polk elected president

Beginnings of Hillsdale College

Joseph Smith killed by lynch mob

Anti-Rent War begins in New York

1845 Texas annexed by the United States

1846 Mexican War begins

Donner Party eats itself

Buchanan-Packenham Treaty ratified by Senate

1847 Scott takes Mexico City

1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago

Gold discovered in central California

Seneca Falls Convention; “Declaration of Sentiments”

Massive immigration from German States (R.C. and Lutheran) and Ireland (R.C.)

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