What are some revolutionary changes in the U.S. between 1828 and 1836?

"The United States has undergone revolutionary changes throughout its history."

Discuss the validity between the years 1828 to 1836

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    In Dec 1828, challenger Andrew Jackson beats incumbent John Quincy Adams and is elected President of the United States.

    In 1829, March 4, Andrew Jackson succeeds John Quincy Adams as the President of the United States of America. In July 23, William Burt obtains the first patent for a writing mechanism which becomes the typewriter. James Smithson leaves £100.000 to fund the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.


    March 26 - Joseph Smith, Jr. publishes the Book of Mormon

    April 6 - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is organized.

    May 28 - US congress passes the Indian Removal Act

    September 27 - Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek with Choctaw nation. (First removal treaty signed after the Removal Act.)


    March 1 - Democrat Samuel Smith becomes President Pro Temporal of the United States Senate until December 4.

    March 19 - City Bank of New York is the site of the first bank robbery in United States history ($245,000 taken).

    April 21 - New York University is founded in New York City, New York.

    August 21 - Outbreak of Nat Turner's slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia. Approximately 55 whites stabbed, shot and clubbed to death.

    October 30 - In Southampton County, Virginia, escaped slave Nat Turner is captured and arrested for leading the bloodiest slave revolt in United States history.

    November 11 - In Jerusalem, Virginia, Nat Turner is hanged after inciting a violent slave uprising.

    Cherokee Nation v. Georgia: The Cherokee nation asked for an injunction, claiming that Georgia's state legislature had created laws which, "go directly to annihilate the Cherokees as a political society". The injunction was denied.

    Alexis de Tocqueville visits the USA.


    February 9 - The city of Jacksonville, Florida received its town charter from the legislative council of Florida Territory.

    March 3 - In Worcester v. Georgia, the United States Supreme Court held that Cherokee Indians were entitled to federal protection from the actions of state governments.

    March 24 - In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tarred and feathered Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr.

    April 6 - The Black Hawk War begins.

    July 10 - President Andrew Jackson vetoes a bill that would re-charter the Second Bank of the United States.

    July 24 - Benjamin Bonneville leads the first wagon train across the Rocky Mountains by using Wyoming's South Pass.

    July-August - Cholera epidemic in New York City.

    October 8 - Washington Irving and Henry Leavitt Ellsworth arrive at Fort Gibson, Indian Territory (later Fort Gibson, Oklahoma) in the late morning hours. They left the fort on October 10, with a small company of Rangers who escorted them to the camp of Captain Jesse Bean who was waiting for them near the Arkansas River. Thus began one of the first steps in the United States effort to remove the Indians from their homes on the east coast in what would become known as the "Trail of Tears" some six years later.

    November - Andrew Jackson defeats Henry Clay in the U.S. presidential election.

    December - Skull and Bones secret society of Yale University established.

    December 28 - John C. Calhoun becomes the first Vice President of the United States to resign.


    March 2, President Andrew Jackson signs the Force Bill, which authorizes him to use troops to enforce Federal law in South Carolina.

    May 11 - French-American farmhand Antoine le Blanc murders family of three.

    June 6 - President Andrew Jackson becomes the first President to ride a train.

    July 29 - Old State Bank erected in Decatur, Alabama.

    September 2, Oberlin College, Ohio is founded by John Shipherd and Philo P. Stewart.


    January 25 - Hillsborough County was created by Florida's territorial legislature.

    March 28 - The United States Senate censures President Andrew Jackson for his actions in defunding the Second Bank of the United States

    November 4 - Delta Upsilon fraternity founded at Williams College.

    November 11 - The rare 1804 silver dollar coin is struck by the United States Mint

    Indian Trade and Intercourse Act renewed

    Worcester Academy is founded as the Worcester County Manual Labor High School.

    Franklin College is founded in Franklin, IN.


    January 30 - Unsuccessful assassination attempt against President Andrew Jackson in the United States Capitol - first assassination attempt against a President of the United States.

    May 6 - James Gordon Bennett, Sr. publishes the first issue of the New York Herald.

    June 2 - P.T. Barnum and his circus begins first tour of the U.S.

    August 25 - The Great Moon Hoax begins.

    July 4 - The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad completed construction of its Thomas Viaduct then the longest bridge in the United States, and second only to London Bridge in the world.

    December 16 - Fire in New York City destroys 530 buildings

    December 19 - Toledo Blade newspaper begins publishing.

    December 28 - Seminole fighter Osceola and his warriors attack government agen

    Source(s): American History X
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