In 1820 to balance the power in congress between slave and free states they mad Missouri a slave state and Maine a free state. It was repealed by the Kansas-Nebraska act.
Andrew Jackson becomes president- 1829
Andrew Jackson, a US Soldier and statesman, was elected 7th president of the United States of America.
A political crisis when Andrew Jackson was president where South Carolina confronted the federal government.
Formation of the Texas Republic-1836
In 1836 the Republic of Texas became a independent nation from Mexico after the Texas revolution.
Sam Houston is elected the president of Texas- 1836
Sam Houston defeated Stephen F. Austin and Henry Smith in a landslide and was president until 1838. He was elected president another time after 1838.
Martin Van Buren is president of the United States- 1837
Martin Van Buren was a statesman and was elected eighth president of the United States in 1837.
Mirabeau Lamar is elected president of Texas- 1838
Mirabeau Lamar was a Texas politician, poet, diplomat, and soldier. He was elected second president of Texas.
Chief Bowles ordered to lead Cherokees out of Texas- 1839
When Sam Houston was president he tried making treaties with the Cherokees indians, but nothing was passed because the Cherokees were allies with Mexico. When Lamar was president he ordered a militia to chase out and kill the Cherokee indians.
Council House Fight- 1840
There was a peace meeting when a fight broke out between the Texas officials, Texas soldiers, and Indian Chiefs.
Sam Houston is elected president of Texas- 1841
Sam Houston is elected president of Texas again beating David Burnet.
Mier Expedition- 1842
A failed military movement of Texas militia against Texas on the border.
Santa Fe Expedition- June 1841
Initiated expedition by president Lamar in order to gain control over the Santa Fe trail.