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1. George Washington, 2 terms: 1789-97
no party (federalist views) VP: John Adams
-Creation of Cabinet and two term tradition
-Judiciary act, 1789
-Hamilton's Financial Program, 1790
-Bill of Rights added to Constitution, 1791
-Proc. of Neutrality, 1793
-French Revolution -Citizen Genet (' over e), 1793
-Whiskey Rebellion, 1794
-Jay Treaty with England, 1795
-Pickney treaty with Spain, 1795
-Farewell Address, 1796
2. John Adams, 1 term: 1797-01
federalist
VP: Thomas Jefferson
-XYZ affair, 1797
-11th Amendment, 1798
-Alien Act, Sedition Act, 1798
-Kentucky(Jefferson) and Virginia(madison) Resolutions, 1798
-Convention of 1800-ending alliance w france
-"Midnight Judges" (John Marshall - chief justice), 1801
3. Thomas Jesserson, 2 terms: 1801-09
fed
VP: Aaron burr (1st term) George Clinton (2nd)
-War w Tripoli, 1801-05
-Naturalization law, 1802
-Marbury v Madison, 1803
-Louisiana Purchase, 1803
-Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-05
-12th amend, 1804
-Embargo Act, 1807
-Slave Trade ended by Congress, 1808
-Non-Intercourse Act, 1809
4. James Madison, 2 terms: 1809-17
Democratic-repub
VP: George Clinton (d.1812
Elbridge Gerry (d. 1814)
-Macon's Bill no. 2, 1810
-Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811
-"War Hawks" control congress, 1811-12
-War of 1812
-Hartford Convention, 1814-15 (death of feds)
-Treaty of Ghent, 1814
-Tariff of 1816- 1st protective tariff
5. James Monroe, 2 terms: 1817-25
Dem-repub
VP: Daniel D. Tompkins
-Landmark Marshall Court Decisions: McCulloch v Maryland, 1819; Dartmouth College v Woodward, 1819; Gibbons v Ogden, 1824
-Rush-Bagot Agreement, 1817
-Treaty of 1818 -w Britain
-Panic of 1819
-Florida Purchase Treaty (w Spain) A.K.A. Adam-onis treaty or Transcontinental treay, 1819
-Missouri Comp. 1820
-Monroe Doc. 1823
-Russo-Am Treaty, 1824
-Sectional Tariff, 1824
6. John Quincy Adams, 1 term: 1825-29
Dem-Repub
VP: John C. Calhoun
-Corrupt Bargain, election of 1824
-Tarrif of Abominations, 1828
-Calhoun's Exposition and Protest, 1828
7. Andrew Jackson, 2 terms: 1829-37
Democrat
VP: John C. Calhoun (resigned 1832)
Martin Van Buren (2nd term)
-"Jacksonian" Democracy widely used
-Nullification Crisis over Tariff of 1828; Tariff of 32 and comp. Tariff of 33
-Maysville Road Veto, 1830
-Indian Removal Act, 1830
-Eaton Affair, 1831
-Formation of the Whig Party, 1831
-Trail of Tears, 1835-39
-2nd Bank of the US Veto, 1836
-Specie Circular, 1836
8. Martin Van Buren, 1 Term: 1837-41
Dem
VP: Richard M. Johnson
-Panic of 1837
-Establishment of Independent Treasury, 1840
-10 hr work day for Federal employees, 1840
-Unsound Financing by State Governments through out
9. William Henry Harrison, 1 term: 1841
Whig
VP: John Tyler
-Died 21 days into office
10. John Tyler, 1 term: 1841-45
Whig
VP: None
-1st VP to become Pres upon death of incumbent
-Vetoes Clay's Nill for 3rd Bank of the US, 1842
-Webster/Ashburton Treaty, 1842
11. James K. Polk, 1 term: 1845-49
Dem
VP: George M. Dallas
-Manifest Destiny sweeps nation
-Texas Annexed, 1845
-Oregon boundary settled, 1846
-Walker Tariff, 1846
-Independent Treasry re-established, 1846
-Wilmont Proviso, 1846
-Mexican War, 1846- 48
-Treaty of Guadeloupe-Hidalgo, 1848
12. Zachary Taylor, 1 term: 1849-50
Whig
VP: Millard Fillmore
-Gold Rush in California, 1849
13. Millard Fillmore, 1 term: 1850-53
Whig
VP: None
-Comp of 1850
-Clayton-Bulwer Treay, 1850 (neither Britain nor US will expand in Central Am. if Canal is Built)
-Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852
-Japanese trade opened by Commodore Matthey C. Perry, 1853
14. Franklin Peirce, 1 term: 1853-57
Dem
VP: William R.D. King (d. 1853)
-Popular Sovereignty
-Gadsden Purchase, 1853
-Kansas-Nebraska Bill, 1854
-Bleeding Kansas, 1856-65
-Bleeding Sumner, 1856
-Lecompton Constitution, 1857