Jacksonian Era

Events

Jacksonian Democracy/ Spoils System

1820

The people wanted Andrew Jackson, the "common man", to get elected.

Election of 1824/ Corrupt Bargain

1824

Henry Clay convinces Congress to elect John Quincy Adams as president.

Erie Canal is Completed

1825

The Erie Canal help make New York famous.

Election of 1828

1828

Andrew Jackson won the election against John Quincy Adams

Webster-Hayne Debate

1830

The debate was about states' rights versus national power.

Indian Removal Act

1830

Andrew Jackson signs this law, allowing him to move Native Americans west of the Mississippi River.

Worcester V Georgia

1832

Marshall went up against Georgia stating the federal government could only create laws to allow U.S. citizens on Cherokee country.

Trail of Tears

1838

Native Americans leaving their homes for Indian territory, present day Oklahoma. They suffered many hardships to get there too.