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217 Cards in this Set

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Father of Our Country
1-Washington
Mount Vernon
1-Washington
Warned against the formation of political parties during his Farewell Address
1-Washington
Jay's Treaty
1-Washington
Whiskey Rebellion
1-Washington
Inaugurated in two cities-New York and Philadelphia
1-Washington
Only president elected unanimously
1-Washington
First prez to live in the White House
2-Adams
Veto Mayor
22/24-Cleveland
Alien and Sedition Acts
2-Adams
Hiram
18-Grant
XYZ Affair
2-Adams
Old Hickory
7-Jackson
Midnight Appointments
2-Adams
The Little Magician
8-Van Buren
First president whose son became president
2-Adams
The Minority President
19-Hayes
Died on the same day as Thomas Jefferson
2-Adams
The Railsplitter
16-Lincoln
Tripolitan War
3-Jefferson
Preacher President
20-Garfield
Monticello
3-Jefferson
People's President
7-Jackson
Louisiana Purchase
3-Jefferson
Old 8-to-7
19-Hayes
Lewis and Clark expedition
3-Jefferson
Napoleon of the Stump
16-Lincoln
Gets fatal sickness July 4, dies on same day as Adams
3-Jefferson
The Great Emancipator
16-Lincoln
First president elected by the House of Representatives
3-Jefferson
Father of the Constitution
4-Madison
The Gentleman Boss
21-Arthur
White House burned
4-Madison
The Red Fox of Kinderhook
8-Van Buren
Missouri Compromise
5-Monroe
Unconditional Surrender
18-Grant
Acquires Florida
5-Monroe
Queen Victoria in Breeches
19-Hayes
First to serve 2 different cabinet positions, served in cabinets of 2 preceding presidents
5-Monroe
Ma, Ma where's my pa?
Gone to the White House, ha, ha, ha!
22/24-Cleveland
Ran unopposed for second term, missed unanimous election by one vote
5-Monroe
Era of Good Feeling
5-Monroe
Congressman after presidency
6-Adams
Fought in Seminole War
7-Jackson
Bachelor president
15-Buchanan
First prez impeached
17-Johnson
Defeated Tilden
19-Hayes
Kansas-Nebraska Act
14-Pierce
Latin/Greek Professor
20-Garfield
Old Kinderhook
8-Van Buren
Douglas debates
16-Lincoln
Tippecanoe
9-Harrison
Confederate Congressman
10-Tyler
Old Rough and Ready
12-Taylor
Appomattox
18-Grant
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
23-Harrison
Pendleton Act
21-Arthur
Ostend Manifesto
14-Pierce
Clayton-Bulwer Treaty
12-Taylor
Alaska Purchase
17-Johnson
Sends Admiral Perry to Japan
13-Fillmore
Aroostook War
8-Van Buren
Venezuela boundary disputed arbitrated
22/24-Cleveland
Oregon Treaty
11-Polk
Appoints Daniel Webster Secretary of State
9-Harrison
Tariff of Abominations
7-Jackson
Treaty of Washington
18-Grant
Calls for Panama Canal under US Control
19-Hayes
Chinese Exclusion Act
21-Arthur
South Carolina secedes
15-Buchanan
West Virginia joins Union
16-Lincoln
Fugitive Slave Act
13-Fillmore
Credit Mobilier
18-Grant
Spoils system
7-Jackson
End of Reconstruction
19-Hayes
Wilmot Proviso
12-Taylor
Mexican War occurred
11-Polk
Sherman Silver Purchase Act
23-Harrison
Know Nothing Party
13-Fillmore
Labor movement picked up speed and the American Federation of Labor (AFL) was formed
22/24-Cleveland
Married in the White House
22/24-Cleveland
McKinley Tariff Act
23-Harrison
Billion Dollar Congress
23-Harrison
Judiciary Act
1-Washington
Hamilton Tariff
1-Washington
Bill of Rights Ratified
1-Washington
First Bank of the US chartered
1-Washington
Eli Whitney invents cotton gin
1-Washington
Eli Whitney invents cotton gin
1-Washington
11th Ammendment passed
1-Washington
Battle of Fallen Timbers
1-Washington
Pinckney's Treaty
1-Washington
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
2-Adams
Fries Uprising
2-Adams
Logan Act
2-Adams
Library of Congress Founded
2-Adams
First law declared unconstitutional by Supreme Court
3-Jefferson
Essex Junto
3-Jefferson
New Jersey ends slavery
3-Jefferson
Webster's Dictionary 1st published
3-Jefferson
Cumberland Road passed
3-Jefferson
Embargo Act
3-Jefferson
Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves
3-Jefferson
Robert Fulton builds steamboat
3-Jefferson
Non-Intercourse Act
4-Madison
Macon's Bill Number 2
4-Madison
Battle of Tippecanoe
4-Madison
Treaty of Fort Jackson
4-Madison
Treaty of Ghent signed
4-Madison
Hartford Convention
4-Madison
Second Bank of US Chartered
4-Madison
Rush-Bagot Treaty
5-Monroe
Harvard Law School Founded
5-Monroe
Bonus Bill
5-Monroe
Denmark Vesey executed
5-Monroe
First to win election with presidential nominating convention
6-Adams
The election he won was called "Corrupt Bargain"
6-Adams
Erie Canal opened
6-Adams
Tariff of Abominations
6-Adams
Kitchen Cabinet
7-Jackson
Second Great Awakening
7-Jackson
Oregon Trail comes into use
7-Jackson
Indian Removal Act
7-Jackson
Nat Turner's revolt
7-Jackson
Cyrus McCormick invents the reaper
7-Jackson
Black Hawk War
7-Jackson
Ordinance of Nullification passed by South Carolina
7-Jackson
Seminole War begins
7-Jackson
Force Bill passed
7-Jackson
Texas War for Independence begins
7-Jackson
Samuel Colt invents revolver
7-Jackson
Gag Rule
7-Jackson
Specie Circular
7-Jackson
Caroline Affair
8-Van Buren
US recognizes Republic of Texas
8-Van Buren
Oberlin College enrolls first female students
8-Van Buren
Trail of Tears
8-Van Buren
Amistad Case
8-Van Buren
Webster-Ashburton Treaty
10-John Tyler
Samuel Morse sends first telegraph
10-John Tyler
Walker Tariff Bill
11-Polk
Seneca Falls Convention
11-Polk
Gold discovered at Sutter's Mill in California
11-Polk
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
11-Polk
Kanagawa Treaty
14-Pierce
Dred Scott decision handed down, declaring that blacks aren't citizens and can't sue
15-Buchanan
Transatlantic Cable laid
15-Buchanan
Lincoln-Douglass debates took place
15-Buchanan
Harper's Ferry Raid (John Brown's Raid)
15-Buchanan
Comstock Lode discovered
15-Buchanan
Pony Express begins
15-Buchanan
Crittenden Compromise
15-Buchanan
Morrill tariff
16-Lincoln
First Battle of Bull Run
16-Lincoln
Homestead Act
16-Lincoln
Pacific Railway Act
16-Lincoln
Battle of Antietam
16-Lincoln
Emancipation Proclamation
16-Lincoln
Battle of Gettysburg
16-Lincoln
Wade Davis Bill
16-Lincoln
Sand Creek Massacre
16-Lincoln
Maximilian Affair
16-Lincoln
Civil War ends
17-Johnson
Freedman's Bureau
17-Johnson
Civil Rights Act
17-Johnson
Ku Klux Klan founded
17-Johnson
Tenure of Office Act
17-Johnson
The Grange founded
17-Johnson
Reconstruction begins
17-Johnson
Burlingame Treaty
17-Johnson
University of California chartered
17-Johnson
Carnegie Steel Company chartered
17-Johnson
Typewriter invented
17-Johnson
Wyoming becomes first state to let women vote
18-Grant
First Transcontinental Railroad completed
18-Grant
Knights of Labor formed
18-Grant
First graduate programs (Yale and Harvard)
18-Grant
Standard Oil Company is formed
18-Grant
Great Chicago Fire
18-Grant
Yellowstone National Park created
18-Grant
Amnesty Act
18-Grant
Alabama Claims
18-Grant
First Kentucky Derby
18-Grant
Resumption Act
18-Grant
Civil Rights Act
18-Grant
National League of Baseball founded
18-Grant
Battle of Little Bighorn
18-Grant
Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone
18-Grant
Bland-Allison Act
19-Hayes
Morgan silver dollars first minted
19-Hayes
Thomas Edison invents light bulb
19-Hayes
Knights of Labor go public
19-Hayes
Dust Bowl begins
19-Hayes
US population reaches 50 million
19-Hayes
Clara Barton creates Red Cross
21-Arthur
Tuskegee Institute founded
21-Arthur
Chinese Exclusion Act
21-Arthur
European Resriction Act
21-Arthur
Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act
21-Arthur
Brooklyn Bridge opens
21-Arthur
Washington Monument completed
22/24-Cleveland
Stanford University founded
22/24-Cleveland
Interstate Commerce Commision
22/24-Cleveland
Dawes Act
22/24-Cleveland
Hatch Act
22/24-Cleveland
National Geographic Society
22/24-Cleveland
Sherman Silver Purchase Act
23-Harrison
Yosemite National Park created
23-Harrison
McKinley tariff
23-Harrison
Wounded Knee Massacre
23-Harrison
North American's Women Suffrage Association founded
23-Harrison
Basketball invented
23-Harrison
Baltimore Crisis
23-Harrison
Homestead Strike
23-Harrison
General Electric Company founded
23-Harrison
Coxey's Army
22/24-Cleveland
First Income Tax
22/24-Cleveland