History Quiz / Presidents During Events

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