Presidents During Events

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Roger Taney is appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Mexican-American war: the Mexican response to the annexation of Texas by the United States
Gold Standard Act stops bimetallism
Emancipation Proclamation: declared slaves not in states controlled by the Union to be free
Annexation of the Republic of Texas
Thirteenth Amendment abolishes slavery
Coinage Act of 1873 demonitizes silver and embraces the gold standard
Nullification Crisis: a sectional crisis created by the Ordinance of Nullification, an attempt by the state of South Carolina to nullify a federal law passed by the United States C
Panic of 1893
Louisiana Purchase: the acquisition by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory Louisiane
American Civil War
Lewis and Clark expedition: headed by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, was the first American overland expedition to the Pacific coast and back.
Maine admitted as a free state
Nat Turner slave rebellion
Spanish-American war fought over the issues of the liberation of Cuba
Sherman Antitrust Act
Alien and Sedition Acts: allegedly passed to protect the United States from alien citizens of enemy powers and to stop seditious attacks from weakening the government
Pendleton Act creates a bipartisan Civil Service Commission to evaluate job candidates on a nonpartisan merit basis
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Annexation of Hawaii
Fifteenth Amendment gives slaves the right to vote
The Whiskey Rebellion: a popular uprising that resulted from his decision to tax whiskey to pay off the national debt.
Philippine-American War results from the First Philippine Republic struggle against United States annexation of the islands
War of 1812: war between the United States and the British
Bland-Allison act remonetizes silver
Compromise of 1850, which, among other things, admits California as a free state
Missouri Compromise: Missouri is admitted as a slave state, but slavery is otherwise prohibited north of the 36°30' north parallel
Interstate Commerce Commission is created primarily to regulate the railroads
XYZ affair: a domestic scandal where the French demanded enormous concessions from the United States as a condition for continuing bilateral peace negotiations during the Quasi-war
Compromise of 1877 effectively ends Reconstruction
Fourteenth Amendment makes slaves citizens
Slaves rebel against their captors on the Spanish schooner Amistad
Panic of 1873
Standard Oil Trust is formed
Kansas-Nebraska act passes, repealing the Missouri Compromise
Dred Scott v. Sandford - Supreme Court rules that slaves cannot be citizens and are not protected by the Constitution
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