To the surprise of many the house elected John Q Adams over rival Andrew Jackson. It was widely believed that Clay the speaker of the house at the time convinced congress to elect Adams who then made Clay his Secretary of State .
1828 - South Carolina Nullification
The tariff of Abomination was a protest tariff passed by the congress of the United on May 19,1828 designed to protest industry in the northern United States.
1830 - Worcester vs. Georgia
The United States presidential election of 1828 was the 11th quadrennial presidential election held from October 31 to Tuesday December 21,1828.
1836 - Trail of tears
The nullification crisis was a United States sectional political crisis in 1831-1833 during the presidency of Andrew Jackson, which involved a confrontation between south Carolina and the federal government.
This was a case in which the United States supreme court case the convection of Samuel Worcester and was held that the georgia criminal statute that prohibited non-native American from being present on Native land without a license from the state was unconstitutional.
As part of Jacksons policy the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its land east of the mississippi river and to migrate to an area in present day Oklahoma .