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vp was john adams
1-Washington
married to Martha Custis
1-Washington
congress chartered bank of us
1-Washington
signed the Proclamation of Neutrality regarding the French Declaration of War against several Eurpoean countries
1-Washington
first US Census
1-Washington
Kentucky admitted to the Union
1-Washington
scarred from small pox
1-Washington
vp-Thomas Jefferson
2-Adams
married Abigail Smith
2-Adams
Harvard and was teacher, lawyer, writer
2-Adams
Navy Department, Marine Corps established
2-Adams
US Public Health Service established
2-Adams
Library of Congress Established
2-Adams
first session of Congress held at Washington DC
2-Adams
was one who negotiated Treaty of Paris, ending AMerican Revolution
2-Adams
successfully defended British soldiers accused of murder in Boston Massacre
2-Adams
11th Ammendment ratified
2-Adams
believed avoiding war was the most important achievement of his presidency
2-Adams
VP-Aaron Burr and George Clinton
3-Jefferson
Married to Martha Skelton
3-Jefferson
5 daughters 1 son
3-Jefferson
lawyer, writer, Governor of Virginia
3-Jefferson
College Education-William and Mary
Born in Charlottesville Virginia
3-Jefferson
Lewis and Clark Expedition
3-Jefferson
First constitutional transfer of power between political groups
3-Jefferson
War with Tripoli
3-Jefferson
12 amendment ratified
3-Jefferson
Ohio admitted to Union
3-Jefferson
Governor of Virginia (1779-1781)
3-Jefferson
introduced hand shaking instead of bowing
3-Jefferson
multilingual-one of the best educated
3-Jefferson
dedicated to the common man
3-Jefferson
tied his vp in election, house of Representatives voted 36 times before the tie was broken
3-Jefferson
first president elected by house of Representatives
3-Jefferson
organized library into 3 sections-memory, reason, imagination-this later formed the core of the Library of Congress
3-Jefferson
urged Congress to sweep away about all the taxes imposed
3-Jefferson
Believed women belonged in nursery
3-Jefferson
wrote is own epitaph, making no mention of his presidency
3-Jefferson
portrait on $2 bill and nickel
3-Jefferson
vp-George Clinton, ELbridge Gerry
4-Madison
Married Dorothea DOlley Dandridge Payne Todd
4-Madison
No Children but wife was widowed with two sons-one died in infancy
4-Madison
lawyer-College Education-Princeton
4-Madison
President during War of 1812
4-Madison
Purchased Thomas Jefferson's Library for Library of Congress
4-Madison
Star Spangled Banner was written
4-Madison
Louisiana admitted to Union
4-Madison
Indiana admitted to Union
4-Madison
shortest president
4-Madison
Father of the Constitution
4-Madison
helped formulate the Virginia Constitution
4-Madison
first president with prior service as Congressman
4-Madison
1 president to regularly wear trousers instead of knee breeches
4-Madison
last surviving signer of the Constitution
4-Madison
only president whose administrationlost 2 vp's through death
4-Madison
portrait on $5,000 bill
4-Madison
vp-Danial D. Tompkins
5-Monroe
Married Elizabeth Kortright
5-Monroe
two daughters, one son
5-Monroe
Lawyer,writer,senator,Governor of Virginia, College Education-WIlliam and Mary
5-Monroe
legistlation established flag of US
5-Monroe
Monroe Doctrine
5-Monroe
Erie Canal construction begun
5-Monroe
Rush-Bagot Agreement signed, calling for disarmament of the Great Lakes
5-Monroe
Flordia purchased from Spain
5-Monroe
Missouri Compromise
5-Monroe
Mississippi Admitted
5-Monroe
Illinois admitted
5-MOnroe
Alabama admitted
5-Monroe
Maine admitted
5-Monroe
Missouri admitted
5-Monroe
received every electoral college vote but one
5-Monroe
first president inaugurated outdoors
5-Monroe
first president to be senator
5-MOnroe
first president to have daughter marry in white house
5-MOnroe
served as Minister to France
5-Monroe
born south of Mason-Dixon LIne
5-MOnroe
remembered as president who formulated a policy on non-interference of European countries in Western hemisphere contries
5-Monroe
vp-John Caldwell Calhoun
6-Adams
Married Louisa Johnson
6-Adams
three sons, one daughter
6-Adams
Lawyer-College Education-Harvard
6-Adams
Erie Canal opened for traffic
6-Adams
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad construction began
6-Adams
Bunker HIll Monument cornerstone laid
6-Adams
first president to be photographed
6-Adams
first president to wear long trousers to inauguration
6-Adams
ran for Congress after being defeated for a second term as president
6-Adams
in the 1841 Armistad rebellion
6-Adams
first congressman to asser government's right to free slaves in times of war
6-Adams
nicknamed "Old Man ELoquent" because of his persuasive speeches
6-Adams
was anti-slavery and anti-war
6-Adams
was a Phi Beta Kappa
6-Adams
published poet
6-Adams
wrpte rebutting Thomas Paine who he thought was too liberal
6-Adams
witnessed Battle of Bunker HIll, the signing of the Treaty of Paris and the Treaty of Ghent
6-Adams
wore same hat for 10 yrs; not interested in clothes or fashion
6-Adams
vp-John Calhous and Martin Van Buren
7-Jackson
Married Rachel Robards
7-Jackson
judge, planter, governor of Tennessee, no college
7-Jackson
first railroad locomotive went into service
7-Jackson
Black Hawk War and Second Seminole War
7-Jackson
McCormick's reaper patented,1834
7-Jackson
Texas dec;ared independence-Battle of the Alamo
7-Jackson
Wisconsin territory organized
7-Jackson
Arkansas admitted
7-Jackson
Michigan admitted
7-Jackson
Indian Removal Act forced migration of AMerican Indians
7-Jackson
first president born in log cabin
7-Jackson
first president from poor family
7-Jackson
first president to marry a divorced woman
7-Jackson
first to be nominated by a national nominating convention instead of congressional caucuses
7-Jackson
first to receive a plurality of popular votes without winning the election
7-Jackson
first to ride on a railroad train as US PResident
7-Jackson
delivered his inaugural address on the platform under the eastern portico of the Capitol, starting a trend that has continued to the present
7-Jackson
survived unhurt the 1st assassination attempt against a president
7-Jackson
successful attempt to destroy the Second Bank of the United states
7-Jackson
stopped South Carolina from succeeding from the union bc of high tariff laws
7-Jackson
took part in an estimated 100 brawls and duels
7-Jackson
regarded himself as "aman of the people"
7-Jackson
one of the founders of Democratic Party (his logan "let the people rule")
7-Jackson
war hero nickname "Old HIckory"
7-Jackson
portrait on $20 bill
7-Jackson
vp-Richard M. Johnson
8-Van BUren
Married Hannah Hoes
8-Van Buren
four sons
8-Van Buren
no college education, lawyer, senator, governor
8-Van Buren
treasury system created
8-Van Buren
1 great depression (panic of 1837)
8-Van Buren
rubber was patented
8-Van Buren
various Indian wars and agreements
8-Van Buren
telegraph message sent
8-Van Buren
Governor of New York (1829)
8-Van Buren
first president born a citizen of the Us after the Constitution
8-Van Buren
Old Kinderhook
8-Van Buren
believed government role should be small even in times of need
8-Van Buren
helped form first Political Machine, an orginazation that trades favors for votes
8-Van Buren
made 3 unsuccessful attempts to be reelected
8-Van Buren
Married Anna Symmes
9-Harrison
six sons, four daughters
9-Harrison
soldier, governor of Indiana, College Education-Hampden-Sydney College
9-Harrison
steam fire engine publicy tested in New York City
9-Harrison
Indiana Territory governor
9-Harrison
married Lettitia Christian (died) later married Julia Gardiner
10-Tyler
lawyer, governor of Virginia, William and Mary
10-Tyler
sewing machine patented
10-Tyler
Webster Ashburtpn treat settled Maine Boundary
10-Tyler
Charles Goodyear patented vulcanized rubber
10-Tyler
both MT ST Helens and Mt Rainier erupted
10-Tyler
first legislation passed in spite of presidential veto
10-Tyler
trade relations set up with China
10-Tyler
annexation of Texas
10-Tyler
Flordia admitted
10-Tyler
member of Confederate Congress
10-Tyler
1 to marry while in office
10-Tyler
"President without Party"
10-Tyler
honored his horse "The Genral" with a grave and inscription
10-Tyler
VP-George M. Dallas
11-Polk
Married Sarah Chilress
11-Polk
Lawyer, governor of Tennessee, University of North Carolina
11-Polk
Us Naval Academy opened
11-Polk
Calafornia gold rush
11-Polk
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidlago
11-Polk
women's right conventionin Seneca Falls, New YOrk
11-Polk
146 Mormons arrived in Great Salt Lake Valley
11-Polk
cornerstone laid for Washington Monument, 1848
11-Polk
election day for national elections fixed as first tuesday after the first monday in november of every even numbered year
11-Polk
Texas admitted
11-Polk
Iowa admitted
11-Polk
Wisconsin admitted
11-POlk
Speaker of the House
11-POlk
first "dark horse" canidate for president
11-Polk
1 president not to seek reelection
11-POlk
1 president whose mother lived longer than him
11-Polk
devout Presbyterian
11-Polk
dancing and liquor not permitted at Inaugural Ball untill he left
11-Polk
worked long hours
11-Polk
baptized 1 week before death
11-Polk
VP-MIllard Fillmore
12-Taylor
Married Margaret Smith
12-Taylor
safety pin patented
12-Taylor
treaty with Hawaiian Islands
12-Taylor
Compromise of 1850
12-Taylor
2 president to die in office
12-Taylor
military hero during Black Hawk War and Mexican War
12-Taylor
"Old Rough and Ready"
12-Taylor
1 election to be held at the same time in all states
12-Taylor
1 president who had not served in the US Congress or the Continental COngress
12-Taylor
2 president inaugurated on March 5
12-Taylor
never voted until his own election
12-Taylor
related to Madison and Confederate General RObert E. Lee
12-Taylor
horse Whitey, grazed on White HOuse Lawn
12-Taylor
served 1 year, 127 days
12-Taylor
Married Abigail POwers
13-Fillmore
lawyer, teacher, no college education
13-Fillmore
Chancellor of University of Buffalo
13-Fillmore
Fugitive Slave Law enacted
13-Fillmore
Cornerstone laid for addition toUS capitol
13-Fillmore
Capital partially destroyed by fire
13-Fillmore
"uncle Toms Cabin" written
13-FIllmore
Commodore Matthew C. Perru sen to open trade with Japan
13-Fillmore
California admitted
13-Fillmore
married his teacher
13-Fillmore
declined an honorary degree from Oxford
13-Fillmore
popilarity bottomed bc of his pro-slavery stance
13-Fillmore
second president to remarry after death of first wife
13-Fillmore
started White HOuse Library
13-Fillmore
VP-William R. King
14-Pierce
Married Jane Appleton
14-Pierce
Bowdoin College
14-Pierce
Kansas-Nebraska Act
14-Pierce
Gadson Purchase Treaty
14-Pierce
attempt to seize Cuba from Spain unsuccessfully
14-Pierce
puchased land from Mexico
14-Pierce
first perforated postage stamps used
14-Pierce
New Hampshire senator at age 32
14-Pierce
"Dark Horse" Canidate
14-Pierce
first president who did not read his inaugural speech but gave it as an oration
14-Pierce
1 lady always dressed in Black
14-Pierce
appointed Jefferson Davis Secretary of War
14-Pierce
supported immigrant rights
14-Pierce
vp-John Breckinridge
15-Buchanan
Dickenson COllege
15-Buchanan
POny Express
15-Buchanan
Dred Scott decision
15-Buchanan
John Brown captured
15-Buchanan
"Confederate States of AMerica" organized
15-Buchanan
Minnesota admitted
15-Buchanan
ORegon
15-Buchanan
Kansas admitted
15-Buchanan
expelled from college
15-Buchanan
Secretary of State, MInister to England, Minister to Russia
15-Buchanan
"slave to Union" campaign theme
15-Buchanan
lavish inaugural ball
15-Buchanan
VP-Hannibal Hamlin, Andrew Johnson
16-Lincoln
Mary Todd
16-Lincoln
Department of Agriculture created
16-Lincoln
HOmestead Act
16-Lincoln
West Virginia admitted
16-Lincoln
Nevada admitted
16-Lincoln
made Thanksgiving permanentt holiday
16-Lincoln
first pres. born beyond the boundaries of the original 13 states
16-Lincoln
4 future presidents attended inauguration
16-Lincoln
first assasinated
16-Lincoln
Last words "should I like to see Jerusalem"
16-Lincoln
portrait on $5 bill and penny
16-Lincoln
Married Eliza McCartle
17-Johnson
tailor, legislator, govornor of Tennessee
17-Johnson
Southern Reconstruction starts
17-Johnson
13th amendment ratified
17-Johnson