1824 Elections Corrupt Bargain Although Andrew Jackson had the most votes, he didn't have the majority. So Congress got to choose the president they chose John Quincy Adams.
1828 Tariff of Abomination Tariffs were raised that boosted the economy in the north but hindered it in the south.
1828 Jackson's first Election Andrew Jackson is elected president by the common man.
1828 South Carolina Nullification South Carolina threatens to secede because of the Tariff of Abominations. Henry Clay proposes a compromise that keeps South Carolina in the union.
1830 Worcester vs. Georgia The state of Georgia wants to take Cherokee land. But the Cherokee have a treaty with the U.S saying they are a soverign nation. The Cherokee sue the government in supreme court.
1836 Trail of Tears Although the Supreme Court rules that Georgia can't take the Cherokee land, president Jackson allowes them to anyway. Forcing 16,000 Cherokee to travel west on the Trail of Tears.