APUSH Timeline

Presidents

George Washington

1789 - 1797

V.P. john adams

John Adams

1797 - 1801

VP Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

1801 - 1809

VP Aaron Burr and George Clinton

James Madison

1809 - 1817

VP George Clinton and Elbridge Gerry

James Monroe

1817 - 1825

VP Daniel Tompkins

John Quincy Adams

1825 - 1829

VP John Calhoun

Andrew Jackson

1829 - 1837

VP John Calhoun and Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren

1837 - 1841

VP Richard Johnson

William H. Harrison

1841

VP John Tyler

John Tyler

1841 - 1845

James K. Polk

1845 - 1849

VP George M. Dallas

Zachary Taylor

1849 - 1850

VP Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore

1850 - 1853

Franklin Peirce

1853 - 1857

William R. King

James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

VP John C. Breckinridge

Abraham Lincold

1861 - 1865

Assassinated 1865 second term

Andrew Johnson

1865 - 1869

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1873

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

Chester A. Arthur

1881 - 1885

James A. Garfield

1881

served one year

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

William McKinley

1897 - 1901

died first year of second term

Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

William Taft

1909 - 1913

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Warren Harding

1921 - 1923

Died second year

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

only president to ever serve 4 terms

died on fourth one first year

Harry Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

assassinated second year

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

Resigned second term second year

Gerald F. Ford

1974 - 1977

Jimmy Carter

1977 - 1981

Ronald Regan

1981 - 1989

George H. W. Bush

1989 - 1993

William J. Clinton

1993 - 2001

Got Impeached

George W. Bush

2001 - 2008

Barack Obama

2008

Presidential events

Great Awakening

1735

itinerant preachers

7 years war

1756 - 1763

france and spain war for n. AM land

ended with peace of paris

Judiciary Act

1789

Created a supreme court
by Oliver Ellsworth

Hamilton's Financial Plan

1790

1) Tarrifs
2) Funding at Par
3) Excise Taxes (Whiskey)
4) Assumption of State Debts
5) National Bank

Bill of Rights

1791

French Revolution

1793

Revolution in France which some colonists supported because they too were going for democracy

Battle of Fallen Timber

1794

Beating indians in NW Territory making them sigh Treaty of Greenville

Whiskey Rebellion

1794

Pennsylvania farmers refuse to pay tax on whiskey they made

Jay's Treaty

1795

Pinckney Treaty

1795

Spains treaty w/ Britain and Am. in fear that we would attach them

Federalist

1797

X, Y, Z Affairs

1797

Sent to France, they made it a big joke

Gave Federalists a way to make the Republicans look bad

Alien and Sedition Acts

1798

1) Alien Enemies Law- deport suspicious immigrants during war time

2) Alien Law- Expell foreigners by arrest

3) Naturalization Law- 14 yr probation period before citizenship

Sedition law- cant say anything bad about the country or you go to jail or fines

"Quasi-War"

1798 - 1800

with France due to XYZ affairs

not technically a war but a war

Kentucky (Jefferson) and Virginia (Madison) Resolution

1798

people have the right to stand up for rights they think are fair (or things they dont think are fair) but cant overthrow the government

2nd great awakening

1800

Caneridge, Kentucky
temperance movement
cult of domesticity
seneca falls convention

utopian socialism
transcendentalists
the oneida- community family
Brook Farm-transcendentalists
utopianism
shakers-dancers- mother ann lee

"Midnight Appointment" (Adams)

1801

John Adams, due to the fact that Jefferson was republican, created 16 new judge seats and filled them with Federalists in order to give them some power in the Anti-federalist time

John Marshall in court

1803

Marbury v Madison: judge constitutionally the acts of Supreme Court

Louisiana Purchace

1803

Lewis and Clark
from Napleon

Burr Conspiracies

1804 - 1806

VP
Killed Hamilton in 1804
try to separate western states from union
-his partner wilkinson turned him in in 1806

12th ammendment

1804

vote for president

Embargo Act

1807

chesapeake-Leopard Affair

1807

Royal Navy ship Leopard shot Am Chesapeake, violating Am neutrality in start of war of 1812

Non-Intercource Act ( Jefferson)

1809

Macon's Bill #2

1810

War Hawks

1811 - 1812

Clay and Calhoun. set togo to war!

War of 1812

1812

in Am. British helping indians, we want em out.
Going well till peace in Europe reached and British sent everyone to America

Treaty of Ghent

1814

no resolved issues, just agreed to stop fighting with British

Hartford Convention

1814

not secession but changes to constitution:
no more 3/5 rule
1 term for president
2/3 congress must pass to declare war, pass commercial regulations, admit state

At final destruction of federalist party

Clay's American System

1816

1) high protective tarriff
2) National Bank
3) Internal improvements

Florida Purchace Treaty/ Adams-Onis Treaty

1819

spain gave Am. Florida

Panic of1819

1819

crash of the Bank of US system

Missouri Compromise

1820

30' 60 line

John Marshall's decisions

1820

Fletcher v Peck (1810)- states cant void contracts
Martin v. Hunter's Lessee (1816)-
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)- state cant tax federal govt
Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)-states cant interfere with private corporations
Cohen v. Virginia (1821)- supreme court has power to review state decisions and citizens can appeal to court
Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)- (steamboat case)- only fed govt can regulate interstate commerce

Monroe Doctrine

1823

AM stays in Am. no interference with europe anymore

Corrupt Bargain (Adams)

1824

Clay urges people to vote for Adams and then Adams makes Clay his sec of state

New York's Eerie Canal

1825

starting on internal improvements

Tarriff of Abomination

1828

Make south pay taxes because they needa esport goods and it goes to help internal improvements which only really helps the north

Formation of Whigs party

1832

Loose interpretation

support from south when upset with jackson

govt control economy
industrialize with tarriff
protestant

Jackson destroys bank

1832

takes out all money and puts it into smaller banks

Nullification Controversy

1832

do states have the power to go against govt if they dont agree?

Panic of 1837

1837

Caused by Depression. as soon as Van Buren hit office :(

trail of tears

1838

kick all cherokee indians from south area over to Oklahoma

Election- first modern election: Mass politics

1840

Webster- Ashburton Treaty

1842

creates maine border

fighting with lumberjacks

Annexation of Texas

1845

Manifest Destiny: Texas Mexico Oregon

1845

Mexican War

1846 - 1848

Guatalupe-Hidalgo Treaty ends it

Against Santa Anna

Oregon Treaty

1846

Wilmont Proviso

1848

no slavery in Mexico Aquired lands

Compromise of 1850

1850

1) Cali free and rest no prohibition on slavery
2) Texas gets help with debt in N.M. decides boundary between Texas
3) DC no slave auctioning

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Brookes v. Sumner

emergence of Republican Party

Bleeding Kansas

1854

Underground RR

1855

Harriet tubman

Dred Scott v. Stanford

1857

slaves are property

Secession

1861

Homestead Act

1862

Emancipation Act

1862

Emancipation proclamation 1863

free slaves but not all at once

Time Periods

Federalist Era

1789 - 1801

Washington
Adams

Jeffersonian Democracy

1801 - 1817

Jefferson
westward expansion- Louisiana Purchace
Start to War of 1812
start of Clay's American System

"Era of Good Feeling"

1817 - 1825

Post War High
Monroe
Felt good but everything was bad
Marshall Court cases
Missouri Compromise
Monroe Doctrine

Age of Jackson

1828 - 1848

Manifest Destiny

1840 - 1850

road to Civil War

1850 - 1860

Civil War Era

1861 - 1865

Gilded Age

1865 - 1900

troops withdraw from south

knights of labor

spanish american war
open door policy

Reconstruction

1865 - 1869

13 14 15 AMmendments
kkk
transcontinental rr
bosses

progressive era

1900 - 1920

Roaring twenties

1920 - 1929

New Deal/ WWII

1933 - 1945

New Deal: relief recovery reform
fdr

the Cold war

1945 - 1967

Detente/rapproachment

1968 - 1980

1980-1990

1980 - 1990