AP US History Presidents List

AP US History Presidents List - David McHugh AP US History...

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David McHugh Mr. Potter AP US History January 10, 2005 AP U.S. History Presidents List 1. George Washington (1789-1797) (Federalist) VP – John Adams Sec. of State – Thomas Jefferson Sec. of Treasury – Alexander Hamilton Major Items: Judiciary Act (1789) Tariff of 1789 Whiskey Rebellion (1789) French Revolution – Citizen Genét (1793) Jay Treaty with England (1795) Pinckney Treaty with Spain (1795) Farewell Address (1796) First Bank of the United States (1791-1811) 2. John Adams (1797-1801) (Federalist) VP – Thomas Jefferson Major Items: XYZ Affair (1797) Alien Act, Sedition Act (1798) Naturalization Act “Midnight Judges” (1801) Kentucky (Jefferson) and Virginia (Madison) Resolutions (1798) 3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) (Republican) VP – Aaron Burr, George Clinton Sec. of State – James Madison Major Items: Marbury vs. Madison (1803) Louisiana Purchase (1803) Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1805) 12 th Amendment (1804) Embargo Act (1807) Non-Intercourse Act (1809)
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4. James Madison (1809-1817) (Republican) VP – George Clinton, Elbridge Gerry Sec. of State – James Monroe Major Items: Macon Act (1810) Berlin and Milan Decrees Orders in Council “War Hawks” (1811-1812) War of 1812 Hartford Convention (1814) First Protective Tariff (1816) 5. James Monroe (1817-1825) (Republican) VP – Daniel Thompkins Sec. of State – John Quincy Adams Major Items: Marshall’s decisions: McCulloch vs. Maryland (1819), Dartmouth College vs. Woodward (1819), Gibbons vs. Ogden (1824) Acquisition of Florida from Spain (1819) Transcontinental or Adam-Oñis Treaty (1819) Missouri Compromise (1820) Monroe Doctrine (1823) Sectional Tariff (1824) Favorite Sons Election [Jackson, J. Q. Adams, Crawford, Clay] (1824) 6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) (National Republican) VP – John C. Calhoun Sec. of State – Henry Clay Major Items: “Corrupt Bargain” Eerie Canal (1825) Tariff of Abominations Calhoun’s Exposition and Protest (1828) 7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) (Democrat) VP – John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren Major Items: Jacksonian Democracy Tariffs of 1832 and 1833 The 2 nd Bank of the United States (due to expire in 1836) Formation of the Whig Party
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8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841) (Democrat) VP – Richard M. Johnson Major Items: Panic of 1837 Specie Circular, no Bank of the United States Unsound financing by state governments 9. William Henry Harrison (1841) (Whig) VP – John Tyler Sec. of State – Daniel Webster 10. John Tyler (1841-1845) (Democrat, Anti-Jackson) Anti-Jackson Democrat, ran as VP on Whig ticket Sec. of State – Daniel Webster Major Items: Webster-Ashburton Treaty (1842) Vetoes Clay’s bill for the 3 rd Bank of the United States Canadian Border set at 45 th parallel 11. James Polk (1845-1849) (Democrat) Original “dark horse” candidate
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