The Age of Jackson

1828-1844

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Passage of the Tariff of Abominations

1828

Election of Andrew Jackson

1828

Passage of the Indian Removal Act

1830

Cherokee Nation v. Georgia

1831

Beginning of the Nullification Crisis

1832

Jackson vetoes renewal of the Second Bank of the US

1832

Worcester v. Georgia

1832

Whig Party organized

1834

Jackson issues Specie Circular

1836

Trail of Tears

1838

Election of William Henry Harrison of the Whig Party

1840

John Tyler assumes the presidency upon Harrison's death

1841