Jacksonian Era

 

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Jacksonian Era: 1829 - 1841
The articles in this section on United States History for Kids relate to the dates covered from 1829 - 1841: Jacksonian Era. The period saw the Bank Wars and the establishment of the Pet Banks. Andrew Jackson, the Democratic 'man of the people' ignored the politicians and took advice from his 'Kitchen Cabinet'. He backed movement to the frontiers but the Native Indians suffered as a result especially when the 1830 Indian Removal Act passed which led to forced relocation via the infamous Trail of Tears. The clash between the Northern and Southern states dominated the nation. Runaway slaves received help from Abolitionist Movement and the "Underground Railroad". The Telegraph system spread across the country enabling instant communication between the East and the West. The leaders of the country who were elected president during the Jacksonian Era were Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren who had supported Jackson during his presidency.

Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841
Find interesting facts, history and important information about United States History from 1829 - 1841 in the Jacksonian Era with a short summary and definition followed by detailed info about each of these important historical events.

Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841
This article about the Jacksonian Era in United States History is presented in a unique way by linking the most famous events in the Jacksonian era of 1829 - 1841 with the presidents who were in power during the time when these important events in American history occurred. An easy way to discover facts, dates and information about the Important historical events in each of the Presidencies that occured during the Jacksonian Era of United States history that spanned from 1829 - 1841.

President Andrew Jackson and the Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841
Important events in United States History during the presidency of Andrew Jackson includes the Kitchen Cabinet, Nat Turner's Rebellion, The "Underground Railroad", The Spoils System, The McCormick reaper, 1830 Indian Removal Act, The Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo - United States History for Kids:

 

Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841
Andrew Jackson Presidency (1829-1833) & (1833-1837)

President Andrew Jackson

Facts, biography, accomplishments and biography of the life of Andrew Jackson and summaries of important events during his presidency.

  
1830 Indian Removal ActThe start of the forced removal of Native American Indians fro their lands
  
Tariff of 1832Protective tariff to ease the conflict created by the 1828 tax referred to as the Tariff of Abominations.
  
Force BillAgainst the South Carolina legislature who had declared the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 null and void within the state borders of South Carolina.
  
Nullification CrisisThe crisis was due to the South opposing protective tariffs which damaged their economy
  
1833 Compromise TariffDefused the gravity of the Nullification Crisis.
  
Bank WarJackson's destruction of the Second Bank of the United States
  
Pet Banks and Wildcat BanksThe emergence of the Pet Banks that were favored by Andrew Jackson and the rise of 'Wildcat Banks'
  
Specie CircularAll government owned lands must be paid for exclusively in gold or silver (specie)
  
Peggy Eaton affairThe scandal that involved members of President Jackson's Cabinet and their wives
  
The Kitchen CabinetJackson chose his friends as advisors rather than use the cabinet
  
The Spoils SystemJobs for the Boys
  
Battle of the Alamo180 American rebels fought for Texan independence from Mexico.
  
Victory or Death letterThe "Victory or Death" letter sent by Colonel William B. Travis during the Battle of the Alamo
  
Texas RevolutionResulted in the establishment of the Republic of Texas
  
Cyrus McCormick reaperThe McCormick reaper speeded the process of harvesting with a new machine.
  
Nat Turner's RebellionThe history of the short lived slave revolt led by Nat Turner
  
Abolitionist MovementOver 50 facts about the history of the Abolitionist Movement
  
Fugitive Slave ActGuaranteed the right of a owners to recover an escaped slave and for fugitives to be returned
  
1836 Gag RuleThe gag rule prevented abolitionist petitions.
  
The "Underground Railroad"The secret organization that helped slaves escape from slavery in the Southern slave states to freedom in the Northern free states and Canada
  
Underground Railroad MapsRoutes of the Underground Railways and details of the Free and Slave States
  
Underground Railroad Symbols & Secret CodesThe history of the secret codes used by slaves escaping from slavery
  

Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841 - Andrew Jackson Presidency

 

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President Martin Van Buren and the Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841
Important events in United States History during the presidency of Martin Van Buren includes the Panic of 1837, Neutrality Law of 1838 and The Amistad incident - United States History for Kids:

 

Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841
Martin Van Buren Presidency (1837-1841)

President Martin Van Buren

Facts, biography, accomplishments and biography of the life of Martin Van Buren and summaries of important events during his presidency.

  
Panic of 1837The actions of President Jackson during the Bank Wars dried up credit
  
Aroostook WarThe bloodless border conflict  between Maine and the province of New Brunswick
  
Trail of TearsRead about the 1000 mile forced relocation of the Five Civilized Tribes
  
The Amistad Slave ShipThe history of the Amistad rebellion involved 53 African slaves being shipped to Cuba
  
Samuel Morse and the First TelegraphThe invention of the telegraph was one of the most significant events in US history
  

Jacksonian Era: United States History from 1829 - 1841 - Martin Van Buren Presidency

Crash Course in American History: Summaries of Events in the Jacksonian Era
A fast overview, or crash course in American History, during the Jacksonian Era can be obtained from the interesting and important articles on United States History for Kids that can be found in the section. There are summaries and definitions of the key historical events for each of the presidencies of the Jacksonian Era from 1829 - 1841.

United States History for Kids: Video of US Presidents
The articles in the Jacksonian section of the United States History for Kids website provides historical facts and information about the important historical events that occurred from 1829 - 1841. The following video will give you additional important facts, history and dates about the personal and political lives of all the US Presidents of the New Nation Era, adding to your knowledge of United States History.

 

 

Jacksonian Era: 1829 - 1841
 
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