President Jefferson replaced the "midnight judges" appointed last-minute by Adams.
Jul 4, 1803
With the French Revolution in Europe and the slave revolt in Haiti, Napolean wanted to pull France out of North America altogether.
End of International Slave Trade
Jan 1, 1808
Constitutional Congress decided to postpone the end the slave trade to 1808 with the Slave Trade Compromise so the Constitution would be supported by slave states (mostly Anti-Federalists)
War of 1812
Jun 18, 1812
US was angry with Britain for impressment of their ships and men and their aiding of Native Americans. Americans also wanted to gain the land of Canada.
Jul 4, 1817
Mar 6, 1820
Missouri applied for statehood but its acceptance would lead to an inbalance of free and slave states in the Senate.
Dec 2, 1823
Latin American countries were going through revolutions against Spain or Portugal and achieving independent. President Monroe issued this doctrine stating that no European powers were allowed to colonize in Latin America and the US alone could intervene in Latin America.
Indian Removal Act
May 28, 1830
Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion
Aug 21, 1831
Nat Turner, a Virginian slave, led a violent slave rebellion where 55 whites and hundreds of blacks were killed.