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Who was elected in 1789? From what party?
George Washington
no party
Who was elected 1792? From what party?
George Washington
no party
Who was elected 1796?
John Adams
Who was the Vice President of John Adams?
Thomas Jefferson
What party did John Adams belong to?
The Federalist Party
Who was elected in 1800?
Thomas Jefferson
What party did Thomas Jefferson belong to?
The Democratic-Republican Party
Who was elected in 1804?
Thomas Jefferson
Who was elected 1808?
James Madison
What party did James Madison belong to?
The Democratic-Republican Party
Who was elected in 1812?
James Madison
Who was elected in 1816?
James Monroe
What was party did James Monroe belong to?
The Democratic-Republican Party
Who was elected in 1820?
James Monroe
Who was elected in 1824?
John Quincy Adams
Who did John Quincy Adams beat that had more votes?
Andrew Jackson
What party did Andrew Jackson belong to?
The Democratic Party
Who was elected in 1828?
Andrew Jackson
Who was elected in 1832?
Andrew Jackson
Who was elected in 1836?
Martin Van Buren
What party did Martin Van Buren belong to?
The Democratic Party
What strategy did the Whigs that turned out unsuccessfully use in the election of 1836?
They used sectional favorites to try and split the vote, which in turn would not allow Martin Van Buren to get a majority, and it would be thrown into the House of Representatives.
Who was elected in 1840?
William Henry Harrison
What party did William H. Harrison belong to?
The Whig Party
Who was elected in 1844?
James K. Polk
What party did Polk belong to?
The Democratic Party
What years did Henry Clay run for President in?
1824, 1832, and 1844
Who was elected in 1848?
Zachary Taylor
What party did Zachary Taylor belong to?
The Whig Party
Who was elected in 1852?
Franklin Pierce
What party did Pierce belong to?
The Democratic Party
Who was elected in 1856?
James Buchanan
What party did Buchanan belong to?
The Democratic Party
Who was elected in 1860?
Abraham Lincoln
Who was elected in 1864?
Abraham Lincoln
What party did Lincoln belong to?
The Republican Party
Who was elected in 1868?
Ulysses S. Grant
Who was elected in 1872
Ulysses S. Grant
What party did Grant belong to?
The Republican Party
Who was elected in 1876?
Rutherford B. Hayes
What event lead to Hayes's election?
The Compromise of 1877
(troops out of south, and other promises so hayes could get elected)
Who was elected in 1880?
James Garfield
Who was the Vice President of Garfield?
Chester Arthur
When did Arthur become President?
1881 (assasination of Garfield)
Who was elected in 1884?
Grover Cleveland
What party did Cleveland belong to?
The Democratic Party
Who was elected in 1888?
Benjamin Harrison
What party did Benjamin Harrison belong to?
The Republican Party
Who was elected in 1892?
Grover Cleveland
Who did Cleveland beat in the election of 1892?
Benjamin Harrison
Who did Benjamin Harrison beat in the election of 1888?
Grover Cleveland
Who was elected in the election of 1896?
William McKinley
What party did William McKinley belong to?
The Republican Party
Who was elected in the electino of 1900?
William McKinley
When did Andrew Johnson become president?
1865 (Lincoln's assasination)
When did John Tyler become President?
1841 (Harrison dies)
Who was the Vice President of Harrison?
John Tyler
When did Millar Fillmore become President?
1850 (Taylor dies)
Who was the Vice President of Jefferson in 1801?
Aaron burr (tie in the Electoral College because votes for President and VP were undistinct)
What was the current american midwest(from The Mississippi River to Northern Montana) called?
The Louisiana Purchase
When was the Louisiana Purchase made?
1803
Who was the Louisiana Purchase purchased from?
France
How much was Louisiana Territory purchased for?
$15 million USD
Who were the Americans who negotiated for the Louisiana Territory and what were their original instructions?
James Monroe and Robert Livingston; to purchase New Orleans and any land east for $10 million
How was Florida acquired?
Florida Purchase Treaty of 1819
When was Florida acquired?
1819
Who was Florida purchased from?
Spain
What were the terms of the Florida Purchase Treaty?
US could have Florida if they gave up claims to TX.
When was Texas added?
1845
Who was Texas acquired from?
TRICK QUESTION!!
Texas declared independence from Mexico in 1836, and as a Lone Republic was added to the states, though Mexico still held loose claims.
How was southern AZ/NM acquired
the gadsen purchase
When was the Gadsen Purchase?
1853
Who was the Gadsen Purchase from?
Mexico
Why was the gadsen Purchase made?
To enable the route of the Southern Pacific Railroad to be easily built in the US in the south?
How much did the Gadsen Purchase cost?
$10 million USD
How were CA, UT, AR, and NM acquired
mexican cession
When was the Mexican cession?
1848
Cut and paste this "http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v163/arjun/territory.jpg" into your browser and lable each Territory.
A. Purchased from Russia in 1867.
B. Oregon Territory-Title Established 1846
C. Ceded by Mexico-1848
D. Lousiana Purchase-1803
E.
F. Texas Annexed-1845
G. Gadsden Purchase-1853
H. Ceded by Spain-1813
I. Territory of the Original Thirteen States
What treaty gave the United States the Mexican Cession
Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Who organized the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo?
Nicholas Trist
What were the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo?
It confirmed American ownership of Texas |
Yielded Mexican cession territory |
US paid 15 million and assumed claims of citizens against Mexico
How were Washington, Oregon, and Idaho acquired?
Claims of this oregon territory by spain, russia, US, britain
Spain gave up claims in Guadalupe-Hildalgo
Russia gave up all claims south of 54 degrees 40 minutes due to treaties w/America and Britain
dispute between Britain and America settled with the Compromise lLine of 1846
How was Northern Maine acquired?
The Webster-Ashburton Treaty
When was the Webster-Ashburton Treaty signed.
1842
Who got what in the Webster-Ashburton Treaty?
America got more land (12,000 sq miles as opposed to 7,000)and mesabi iron ore later discovered as result of the adjustment of the border.
British got the desired Halifax-Quebec route.
When were Articles of Confederation adopted?
1777
What treaty ended the American Revolution?
The Treaty of Paris
When was the Treaty of Paris signed?
September 3, 1783
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