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The Election of 1800

1800

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson ran against one another. Thomas Jefferson's running mate, Aaron Burr tied with him so the House of Representatives had to chose.

Era of Good Feelings

1801 - 1835

During James Monroe's presidency when there was only one political party.

Textile Industry

1801

became booming after Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1793.

Seminole War

1814 - 1819

Began between the Seminole Indians in Florida. US Army was led by Andrew Jackson. The Adam- Onis Treaty ended this war

Steamboat

1817

canal

1817

Railroad

1820

Romanticism

1820 - 1860

focusing on nature and emotion

asylum movement

1821

Colonial Dependency

1821

South was dependent on the North when the North became more advanced.

Election of 1824

1824

Between Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and William Crawford. Jackson had the most electoral votes but Adams won and named Clay his Secretary of State. this was the Corrupt Bargain

Second Party System

1825

Whigs and the Democrats

Jackson Inauguration

1829

Slave Codes

1830

strict laws on slavery.

Cholera

1830 - 1840

disease

Peculiar Institution

1830

how Southerners viewed slavery.

Removal Act

1830

Andrew Jackson forced the Five Civilized Tribes into Indian Territory which is modern day Oklahoma

Turner Rebellion

1831

Nat Turner led other slaves to kill whites.

Trail of Tears

1838

Indians took this trail into Indian Territory. thousands had died.

Manifest Destiny

1840 - 1872

Temperance Laws

1840

banning alcohol

Oregon Trail

1848

trail settlers took in hopes of finding economic opportunity

Seneca Falls

1848

Women's fight for independence

Presidential Campaign of 1848

1848

Zachary Taylor vs. Martin Van Buren. War hero Zachary Taylor won.

Gold Rush

1849

settlers rush westward to find gold in California.

Abolitionism

1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin

1852

Written by Harriet Stowe as a slave's perspective.

Republican Party

1854

Dred Scott Case

1857