1824-1844

Events

Charles b. Finney leads religous revivals in western New York

1826

Tarriff of Abomination designed to protect industry in the northern United States.

1828

Andrew Jackson inaugurated president

1829

Indian Removal grants unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands in existing state borders.

1830

Jackson vetoes recharter of Second Bank of the United States South Carolina legislature nullifies federal tariffs Black Hawk's War in Illinois

1832

Congress passes compromise tariff Nullification debate ends

1833

Treaty of New Echota Catherine Beecher publishes Essay on the Education of Female Teachers

1835

First McGuffey Reader published Second Creek War in Alabama

1836

Horace Mann elected Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education

1837

Ralph Waldo Emerson "Divinity School Address"

1838

Trail of tears: US government forced several Native American tribes to migrate west of Mississippi

1838 - 1839