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Tariff of 1832 Favored Northern interests at the expense of southern ones. Calhoun led a state convention calling for the order of nullification which declared Tariff laws void. The "Tariff of Abominations" was a protective tariff passed by the Congress of the United States on May 19, 1828, designed to protect industry in the northern United States. President Martin Van Buren (1836-1840) Republic of Texas, 1837 Many Americans flocked to Texas in hopes of owning slaves. Mexico did not want slaves and the Americans eventually overpowered Mexico. In 1845, the Republic of Texas was annexed to the United States of America, becoming the 28th U.S. state. Border disputes between the new state and Mexico, which had never recognized Texas independence and still considered the area a renegade Mexican state, led to the Mexican–American War (1846–1848). Panic of 1837 Jackson’s closing of the National Bank and moving the money to the local and state banks caused a major recession. It lead to relaxed credit policies and inflation. Lasted till 1840s. The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices, and wages went down while unemployment went up. Democrats vs. Whigs, 1840 Election of 1824 led to a two party system, leading to the election of 1840 that has predominantly democrats and whigs or in other words-Harrison vs Van Buren. William Henry Harrison ran against Van Buren in 1840 as a Whig. After the debacle of the one-party presidential campaign of 1824, a new two-party system began to emerge. ... As they prepared for the election of 1840, both Democrats and Whigs were organized for campaigning on a national scale. Whig party definition. An American political party formed in the 1830s to oppose President Andrew Jackson and the Democrats. Whigs stood for protective tariffs, national banking, and federal aid for internal improvements. Democrats were actually more conservative President John Tyler (1840-1844) Tariff Bill, 1842 Reversed the effects of the compromise Tariff of 1833. was a protectionist tariff schedule adopted in the United States to reverse the effects of the Compromise Tariff of 1833. ... The bill restored protection and raised average tariff rates to almost 40%. Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 1839 20
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Settled the boundary of Maine and border disputes in the Great Lakes. More cooperation between the United states and Britain in the curbing slave states. Oregon Trail, 1843 A treacherous journey for settlers going west-many died. Oregon Trail was laid down by traders and fur trappers. It could only be traveled by horseback or on foot. By the year 1836, the first of the migrant train of wagons was put together. It started in Independence, Missouri and traveled a cleared trail that reached to Fort Hall, Idaho. Election of 1844 Polk vs Clay- Manifest Destiny- Polk wins. Image result for Election of 1844 The United States presidential election of 1844 was the 15th quadrennial presidential election, held from November 1, to December 4, 1844. Democrat James K. Polk defeated Whig Henry Clay in a close contest that turned on the controversial issues of slavery and the annexation of the Republic of Texas.
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